Big Changes Coming To Field Day

By WBØRUR, on the scene NEWINGSTEAD, VT — In a controversial decision, the National Radio Retransmission Legion (NRRL) will no longer accept Field Day score summaries on paper beginning next year. The organization had no choice, says NRRL Director of Contests and Promotions Dr. Johnson Longsville. “This year we received over 1,200 hand written log entries,” says Longsville. “And about […]

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Source Identified In LOTW Slowdown

By K5KVN, on the scene. NEWINGTON, Conn. — When engineers with the ARRL’s Logbook of the World (LOTW) system noticed abnormally high server rates, one thing stood out. It was clear from upload records that one particular ham radio operator was making a lot of contacts. “The system began repeatedly overloading one afternoon. I heard the first alarm and then […]

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