Category: ARDC News

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

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 million IPv4 addresses ( and and is used exclusively by radio amateurs for scientific … Read More

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 $8 million for projects big and small. Completing our 44Net assessment. We conducted a survey … Read More

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 identify potential grant-making opportunities, while the TAC advises the board and staff on 44Net technology, … Read More

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 ARDC. Bob will continue to be involved in amateur radio, with plans to work with … Read More

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