Author Archives: Dan Romanchik KB6NU

ARDC is looking for a Director of Technology [POST FILLED!]

This job posting has now been filled. See ARDC Welcomes Technical Director Jon Kemper, KA6NVY for more info. ARDC is growing again! This time we’re looking for a Director of Technology. This person will be someone that: Can work with … 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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Youth essays enlighten us on how amateur radio can evolve in the age of the internet

The Intrepid-DX Group is a not-for-profit corporation organized to conduct scientific and educational projects related to amateur radio, including DXing and the introduction and promotion of amateur radio in developing countries. This year, ARDC helped fund their Youth “Dream Rig” Essay … Continue reading

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Now accepting applications for Grants Advisory Committee and Technical Advisory Committee

The deadline for applying for these positions was Friday, Dec. 3, 2021, and the new committee members have been selected. Thanks to all that applied. We are now accepting applications from those wishing to serve on our Grants Advisory Committee … Continue reading

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ARDC Scholars Point the Way to a Bright Future for Amateur Radio

These days, many hams are worried about the future of amateur radio, bemoaning the lack of young people in the hobby. One of the ways that amateur radio organizations are working to attract younger folks to the hobby is by … Continue reading

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