The 13 Colonies Special Event is underway and continues for the entire first week of July (July 1, 2019-1300 UTC to July 8, 2019-0400 UTC). You don’t need to work all 13 colonies to get a certificate and you don’t need to get the two bonus stations for a clean sweep. 13Colonies.net

AMSAT announced its list of 2019 Board of Directors candidates. Ballots will be mailed to the AMSAT membership by July 15, 2019. ARRL.org

The Kenwood TH-D74A/E firmware has been updated from Version 1.08 to Version 1.09. Kenwood.com

The Kenwood TH-D72A/E firmware has been updated from Version 1.08 to Version 1.09. Kenwood.com

The Land Where the Internet Ends. nytimes.com

“At the age of 20, we don’t care what the world thinks of us; at 30, we worry about what it is thinking of us; at 40, we discover that it wasn’t thinking of us at all…”