Category Archives: ARDC News
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, … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
44Net Assessment Survey Results are In!
One of the reasons that Amateur Radio Digital Communications (ARDC) exists is to manage – and encourage the use of – 44Net (also known as AMPRNet), the IP address space allocated to amateur radio. This space consists of about 12 … Continue reading
2022 ARDC Annual Report now available
The 2022 ARDC Annual Report is now available. As you’ll see when you read the report, we accomplished quite a bit last year, including: ￼ Approving 101 grants! Last year, we approved over $6 million in grants and distributed about … Continue reading
ARDC Welcomes New GAC and TAC Members
Some of the most important people in the ARDC organization are the volunteers serving on the Grants Advisory Committee (GAC) and Technical Advisory Committee (TAC). The GAC reviews and advises the ARDC Board of Directors on eligible proposals and helps … Continue reading
Bob McGwier, N4HY, Resigning from ARDC Board
After serving ARDC for two years, Bob McGwier, N4HY, is resigning from the ARDC Board of Directors on December 31, 2022. ￼ Though he is departing our organization as a director, we don’t imagine that Bob will be a stranger to … Continue reading
ARDC helps ham radio prepare for “the big one”
Emergency and public service communications is one of the reasons that amateur radio exists. While recent advances–such as satellite communications and trunked communications systems–have perhaps diminished the importance of amateur radio in emergency communications, amateur radio still has a critical … Continue reading
2021 Audited 990-PF (Tax Return) & Financial Statements
ARDC is pleased to share our 2021 audited 990-PF (tax return) and financial statements, which are now posted on https://www.ardc.net/about/legal. 2021 Audited Financial Statements 2021 Tax Return (IRS Form 990-PF) 2021 was a year of tremendous growth for ARDC. This … Continue reading
Now Accepting Applications for the 2023 Technical Advisory Committee
Please submit applications by Nov. 12, 2022! We are now accepting applications from those wishing to serve on our Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) in 2023. These are volunteer positions, with a term of one year (January to December). About the … Continue reading