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    10/28/2013 | HPM’s “Old Betsy” is Made New to Wow the Crowds

    Hiram Percy Maxim's "Old Betsy" spark transmitter is once again operational.
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    04/03/2012 | W1AW Claims 5BDXCC

    Nearly four decades after the introduction of the Five Band DXCC Award (5BDXCC), W1AW, the Hiram Percy Maxim Station has achieved this milestone. “As with most stations, we found that 80 meters was our stumbling block,” W1AW Station Manager Joe Carcia, NJ
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    02/27/2012 | W1AW Video Tour Available on ARRL Website

    In case you missed the live web tour of W1AW, the Hiram Percy Maxim Station at ARRL Headquarters, you can now watch the 18 minute video on the ARRL website. On February 12, W1AW Station Manager Joe Carcia, NJ1Q, led Geoff Fox, N1GF, on a tour of the famed
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    02/10/2012 | Save the Date! Take a Virtual Tour of W1AW on February 12

    Join W1AW Station Manager Joe Carcia, NJ1Q, on a virtual tour of W1AW, the Hiram Percy Maxim Memorial Station, the Amateur Radio station at ARRL Headquarters in Newington, Connecticut. Carcia will lead this tour via a live webcast on Sunday, February 12 a
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    01/28/2012 | W1AW Gets New Antennas

    The freak snow storm in late October wreaked havoc on the ARRL HQ antenna farm. According to W1AW Station Manager Joe Carcia, NJ1Q, both of W1AW’s M-Squared 40 meter Yagis were severely damaged, as was the 80 meter cage antenna, and an element on the nort
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    10/13/2011 | AMSAT to Celebrate 50 Years in Space at Annual Space Symposium

    The AMSAT 2011 AMSAT Space Symposium will be held on Friday, November 4-6 in San Jose, California. This year’s Symposium coincides with the celebration of the 50th anniversary of OSCAR 1, the first Amateur Radio satellite. The Symposium will feature prese
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    05/11/2011 | OSCAR I and Amateur Radio Satellites: Celebrating 50 Years

    1961. It was the middle of the Cold War. John F. Kennedy is inaugurated as the 35th President of the United States. The Bay of Pigs invasion fails in Cuba. The Beatles perform for the first time at the Cavern Club in Liverpool. Freedom Riders are arrested
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    05/02/2011 | Kenwood Donates HF/6 Meter Transceiver to W1AW

    Thanks to the generosity of Kenwood USA, W1AW, the Hiram Percy Maxim Memorial Station, now boasts a new HF plus 6 meter transceiver -- the TS-590S. “Hams from all over the world come to operate at W1AW, the flagship station of Amateur Radio,” said ARRL Bu
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