2002 Trip to ARRL HQ by KB1GZ

W6ZE - Orange County Amateur Radio Club

TRIP to ARRL HeadQuarters



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Steve Brody - KB1GZ had an opportunity to visit ARRL HQ while in Connecticut during the summer of 2002.

Here is a front view of the main administrative building for ARRL HQs.

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Here is shot of the lobby inside the HQ building.  Notice the showcase of early radio gear along the left wall.

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Old-timers may remember this building as the original HQ building for the ARRL.

Today, this building serves to house the operating stations for W1AW.

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Here are two of the three operating positions for W1AW.



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Here is a look at the third operating position for W1AW at ARRL HeadQuarters.



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This is a photo of one of many towers with some of the many many beams that can be used at W1AW.

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In the main HQ building, this is one of many office areas. Steve reports that there are over 100 staff working at ARRL HQ.

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Here is a view of one of many parts of the ARRL labs where commercial radio equipment are compared and QST and QEX projects are tried-out.

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This is the ARRL QSL-card bureau where over 1,000,000

cards are processed each year.

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