Section information

By AK9R, 4 October, 2023

The ARRL is the national association for Amateur Radio in the United States.  Founded in 1914 by Hiram Percy Maxim as The American Radio Relay League, ARRL is a noncommercial organization of radio amateurs.

The ARRL is defined by five pillars:

  • Public Service
  • Advocacy
  • Education
  • Technology
  • Membership.
By AK9R, 4 October, 2023

The Section Manager is elected by ARRL members in the section every two years and is responsible for the ARRL programs in his or her section.  The Section Manager appoints several section-level coordinators to manage the day to day operations of the ARRL programs.  

Indiana Section Leadership

By AK9R, 4 October, 2023

How can you get more involved?  Volunteer for an ARRL appointment.

The Indiana Section is looking for volunteers to serve in the ARRL Field Organization.  You can serve in several areas including emergency communications, traffic or message handling, public information, or help others with technical issues.  There is a place for everyone in the ARRL Field Organization.  

Station Level Appointments

Public Information Officer
Official Observer
Official Relay Station
Technical Specialist
Official Emergency Station

By AK9R, 4 October, 2023

For purposes of managing ARRL programs across the country, the ARRL is divided into 71 administrative sections across the United States and its territories.  The ARRL membership in each section elects a Section Manager every 2 years.  The Section Manager is responsible for managing the ARRL Field Organization programs in their respective sections.  The Section Manager appoints coordinators or section staff to help manage the programs.