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    08/28/2012 | Hams to Put Nine Azorean Islands On the Air in One Weekend

    Stretching over a distance of 305 miles from east to west, the nine populated islands of the Azores count for a single DXCC entity and three IOTA groupings. A group of radio amateurs from eight countries and the Azores will be putting these islands on the
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    05/11/2012 | ARRL President Kay Craigie, N3KN, Invites Input for 2014 ARRL Centennial

    The ARRL will celebrate its centennial in 2014, and is already making plans to commemorate the highlights of the League’s first century and looking forward to what the second century may bring. This is your League and your centennial, and ARRL President K
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    01/18/2012 | ARRL Board Welcomes Rick Niswander, K7GM, as New Treasurer

    When ARRL Treasurer Jim McCobb, K1LU, announced last year that he would retire after more than three decades of volunteer service to the ARRL, ARRL President Kay Craigie, N3KN, appointed a search committee to find a suitable replacement. The committee rec
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    11/04/2011 | The K7RA Solar Update

    First, a few updates on Solar Cycle 24. As you might suspect, the average of daily sunspot numbers for October shot way up -- from 55.5 in June, to 67.2 in July, 66 in August, 106.4 in September and 123.6 in October. Our three month moving average of dail
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    08/11/2011 | Second Century Campaign Committee Meets in Newington

    The year 2014 marks the end of the first century of the ARRL. In these 100 years, amateurs have seen spark gap give way to CW, FM and AM, SSB and the numerous digital modes, with the ARRL leading the way. In celebration of the beginning of a second centur
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    06/07/2010 | Boy Scouts of America Revive Four Merit Badges for 100th Anniversary, Including Signaling

    In keeping with Boy Scouts of America’s centennial theme -- Celebrating the Adventure, Continuing the Journey -- four retired badges have been brought back for the group’s 100th anniversary. The effective date for earning these new merit badges -- Carpent
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    12/07/2009 | Scott Robbins, W4PA, to Purchase Vibroplex

    Scott Robbins, W4PA, of Knoxville, Tennessee, told the ARRL that he has signed an agreement to purchase The Vibroplex Company, Inc from present owner Felton "Mitch" Mitchell, W4OA, effective December 21, 2009. "Vibroplex represents the grea
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