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arrl.org: ARRL - Home

The American Radio Relay League (ARRL) is the national association for amateur radio, connecting hams around the U.S. with news, information and resources.

Page load speed analysis

  • 66/100

    Normal result
  • 5

    Successful tests
  • 3

    Failed tests
  • First response

    63 ms

  • Resources loaded

    2.7 sec

  • Page rendered

    417 ms

  • Total page load time

    3.2 sec

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We analyzed Arrl.org page load time and found that the first response time was 63 ms and then it took 3.1 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 50% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 50.1 kB
    Images 730.8 kB
    Javascripts 22.0 kB
    CSS 248.2 kB

    In fact, the total size of Arrl.org main page is 1.1 MB. This result falls beyond the top 1M of websites and identifies a large and not optimized web page that may take ages to load. 20% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 730.8 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 50.1 kB
    • After minification 47.3 kB
    • After compression 9.6 kB

    HTML optimization

    HTML content can be minified and compressed by a website’s server. The most efficient way is to compress content using GZIP which reduces data amount travelling through the network between server and browser. HTML code on this page is well minified. It is highly recommended that content of this web page should be compressed using GZIP, as it can save up to 40.5 kB or 81% of the original size.

    • Original 730.8 kB
    • After optimization 710.0 kB

    Image optimization

    Image size optimization can help to speed up a website loading time. The chart above shows the difference between the size before and after optimization. ARRL images are well optimized though.

    • Original 22.0 kB
    • After minification 21.2 kB
    • After compression 18.4 kB

    JavaScript optimization

    It’s better to minify JavaScript in order to improve website performance. The diagram shows the current total size of all JavaScript files against the prospective JavaScript size after its minification and compression. It is highly recommended that all JavaScript files should be compressed and minified as it can save up to 3.5 kB or 16% of the original size.

    • Original 248.2 kB
    • After minification 228.6 kB
    • After compression 44.5 kB

    CSS optimization

    CSS files minification is very important to reduce a web page rendering time. The faster CSS files can load, the earlier a page can be rendered. Arrl.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 203.6 kB or 82% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

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Our browser made a total of 60 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 57% of them (34 requests) were addressed to the original Arrl.org, 40% (24 requests) were made to Ads.arrl.org and 3% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.5 sec) belongs to the original domain Arrl.org.

Additional info on arrl.org

Requests

The browser has sent 58 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of ARRL. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 10 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

10

Javascripts

45

Images

3

CSS

58

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

33

Images

3

CSS

21

Optimized

37

All

Normal result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to http://www.arrl.org/ before it reached this domain.

IP address

Arrl.org uses IP address which is currently shared with 3 other domains. The more sites share the same IP address, the higher the host server’s workload is. It is strongly recommended that the host server should be changed or the hosting provider should be requested to give a different (separate) IP address for this domain.

Poor result

IP Trace

arrl.org

arrl.net

arrl.com

arrlhq.org

184.106.62.251

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

arrl.org

184.106.62.251 300
NS

arrl.org

ns4146.dns.dyn.com 300
NS

arrl.org

pdns03.domaincontrol.com 300
NS

arrl.org

pdns04.domaincontrol.com 300
NS

arrl.org

ns1161.dns.dyn.com 300

Language and encoding

Good result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

EN en language flag

Claimed

Encoding

UTF-8

Claimed

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Arrl.org can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that English is used on the page, and it matches the claimed language. Our system also found out that Arrl.org main page’s claimed encoding is utf-8. Use of this encoding format is the best practice as the main page visitors from all over the world won’t have any issues with symbol transcription.

HTTPS certificate

SSL Certificate

Arrl.org has no SSL certificate. Web browsing can be safer with HTTPS connection, so we suggest that it should be obtained for this site.

Poor result

Visitor World Map

Country of origin for 46.6% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Arrl.org that their server is also located in United States, as that enables the majority of their visitors to benefit from a much faster page load time.

Good result

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of ARRL. Lack of Open Graph description can be counter-productive for their social media presence, as such a description allows converting a website homepage (or other pages) into good-looking, rich and well-structured posts, when it is being shared on Facebook and other social media. For example, adding the following code snippet into HTML <head> tag will help to represent this web page correctly in social networks:

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