Author: ARDC Admin

ARISS SPARKs Kids’ Interest in Space

For more than 20 years, Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) has been connecting elementary, middle, and high school students with scientists and engineers aboard the International Space Station (ISS) using amateur radio. ARISS is involved from start to finish, including designing and building on-orbit amateur radio equipment, reviewing proposals for ARISS contacts … Read More

Introducing ARDC’s Code of Conduct!

Last spring, ARDC conducted a survey to determine if we should adopt a Code of Conduct. The vast majority (~75%) of respondents Agreed or Strongly Agreed that we should. The ARDC team is pleased to share that, after many drafts, the day has finally come! On April 7, ARDC’s Board of Directors approved the first … Read More

Ria Jairam, N2RJ, joins ARDC Board

On April 3, 2023, Ria Jairam, N2RJ, joined the board of directors of Amateur Radio Digital Communications (ARDC). Jairam has been a licensed amateur radio operator since 1997, after first having been licensed in her native Trinidad and Tobago. She has served on the boards of the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) and the ARRL … Read More

Rosy Visits ARRL HQ!

Last week ARDC Executive Director, Rosy Schecter, KJ7RYV, visited ARRL HQ, and even got on the air at W1AW! Many thanks to Steve Goodgame, K5ATA, and Bob Interbitzen, NQ1R, for their warm hospitality, and to Ed Wilson, N2XDD, for schlepping Rosy from NYC to Newington. We’re looking forward to the next visit and to seeing … Read More

Curiosity and Experimentalism on Display at 2023 HamSCI Workshop

At ARDC, two of our top values are curiosity and experimentalism. We actively look for opportunities to learn something new–particularly from our grantees and community members–and we encourage our staff, volunteers, and grantees to try new things and take risks. When we do learn something new, or a risk taken pays off, we like to … Read More

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