Author Archives: Dan Romanchik KB6NU

July 2022 Community Meeting Recap

On July 16, 2022, ARDC held its second community meeting of the year. There were just over 30 attendees. Below is a recording of the meeting and a recap. In addition to watching the video, you can download the slides. Times … Continue reading

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New grants management system to make applying for and tracking grants easier

Since ARDC began awarding grants, we’ve been using a software package called HotCRP. While HotCRP has served us reasonably well, it’s designed to manage conference paper submissions, not grant applications. Enter Hypha. Hypha is an open-source submission management platform designed … Continue reading

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Join us on Saturday, July 16, for our next community meeting

Community meetings have become a tradition at ARDC. It’s a chance for us to keep you up to date on the things that we’re working on and the grants we’ve made, and it’s an opportunity for you to share your … Continue reading

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ARDC is looking for a Director of Technology

ARDC is growing again! This time we’re looking for a Director of Technology. This person will be someone that: Can work with ARDC staff, volunteers, and board to develop an overall vision for our technology. Help manage and modernize 44Net. … Continue reading

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What makes a good proposal?

Some pointers for making your proposal stand out. As ARDC grows, we’re getting more proposals than ever before, and the way we evaluate grant proposals is evolving. Of course, we’re still looking for proposals that support and promote amateur radio, … Continue reading

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Code of Conduct survey results are in!

We want ARDC—and amateur radio—to be a harassment-free zone that is inviting to everyone, so having a code of conduct is important to us. And, since we want it to reflect the values of the ARDC community, we conducted a … Continue reading

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ARDC working on Code of Conduct – give us your thoughts!

ARDC is currently developing a code of conduct. A good code of conduct not only sets the benchmark for professional behavior, it also clarifies an organization’s values and principles. Having a code of conduct is important to us because we … Continue reading

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2021 Annual Report Now Available

We’re excited to announce the publication of the ARDC 2021 Annual Report. Highlights include: 5 new staff members. A new values statement. Grants amounting to more than $8 million USD, including: $3.7 million for amateur radio infrastructure and development projects … Continue reading

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January 29, 2022 Community Meeting Looks Back at 2021, Ahead to 2022

On Saturday, January 29, 2022, ARDC held its first community meeting of the year. Below is a recording of the meeting and a recap. In the recap, times are included in square brackets, so that you can quickly fast forward … Continue reading

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Community Meeting: Saturday, January 29, 2022

Interested in what ARDC has been up to in 2021 and will be up to in 2022? Then join us for the next ARDC Community Meeting.  DATE: Saturday, 29 January 2022 TIME: 1800 UTC (10am PST / 1pm EST / … Continue reading

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