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ARRL News: Coronavirus COVID-19

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Hamfest and Convention cancellations

2020 ARRL Field Day is June 27-28
Field Day 2020 — A Time to Adapt, ARRL News 03/27/2020
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ARRL NEWS ( for the latest news)

03/27/2020 | Field Day 2020 — A Time to Adapt

03/25/2020 | May QST Going Out to Members on Time, W1AW Adjusts Its Schedule

03/24/2020 | Club Log Allocates 100% of its Computing Resources to COVID-19 Protein Research

03/24/2020 | International Amateur Radio Union Adjusting to COVID-19

03/23/2020 | Radio Amateurs Team Up to Help University Design Low-Cost Ventilator

03/23/2020 | ARRL Headquarters is Closing

03/20/2020 | ARRL Headquarters Remains in Operation, Many Staffers Working Remotely

03/20/2020 | HamSCI Workshop Proceedings Streaming Live via YouTube

03/20/2020 | Long Island CW Club Offering Free, Online Morse Code Instruction for Homebound Youngsters

03/20/2020 | Refund Procedures in Place for Dayton Hamvention-Associated Social Events

03/20/2020 | West Coast Qualifying Run for March 21 Canceled

03/20/2020 | Ham Radio Clubs Connect Amid Social Distancing

03/17/2020 | HamSCI 2020 Workshop Retools as a Virtual Event

03/17/2020 | Canceled Ohio ARES State Conference Morphs into Statewide Communication Exercise

03/16/2020 | One VHF-UHF-Microwave Conference Postponed, Another Canceled

03/16/2020 | WRTC 2022 Organizing Committee Sticking to Schedule for Now

03/15/2020 | Dayton Hamvention Announces Cancelation of 2020 Show

03/13/2020 | ARRL Suspending Tours and Guest Visits to Headquarters, W1AW

03/11/2020 | Visalia International DX Convention, Other Events Cancelled Due to Coronavirus Worries

03/09/2020 | Communications Academy 2020 in Seattle has been Cancelled

03/06/2020 | Coronavirus Fears Spur Cancellation, Postponement of Some Ham Radio Events

03/03/2020 | Dayton Hamvention Officials Keeping an Eye on Coronavirus Situation

02/26/2020 | Coronavirus Fears Postpone Another DXpedition

02/19/2020 | Coronavirus Outbreak Postpones Swains Island W8S DXpedition


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