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    05/30/2012 | House Armed Services Committee "Urges" MARS Coordination

    On May 18, the US House of Representatives approved HR 4310, The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013. This bill authorizes appropriations for military activities and prescribes military personnel strengths for Fiscal Year 2013. When th
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    12/15/2011 | House-Passed Payroll Tax Bill Includes Amateur Radio Study

    The Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2011 (HR 3630) -- the bill to extend the payroll tax reduction that passed the US House of Representatives on Tuesday, December 13 -- includes among its many other provisions the “Jumpstarting Opportunit
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    03/10/2011 | NPSTC Says HR 607 “Needs to Be Amended”

    The National Public Safety Telecommunications Council (NPSTC) -- a federation of more than a dozen public safety communications organizations -- has gone on record as sharing the ARRL’s concerns regarding HR 607, the Broadband for First Responders’ Act of
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    03/02/2011 | ARRL Members Respond to HR 607

    Last month, a bill was introduced in the US House of Representatives that addresses certain spectrum management issues, including the creation and maintenance of a nationwide Public Safety broadband network. This bill -- HR 607, known as The Broadband for
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    02/22/2011 | ARRL Asks Members to Write in Opposition to HR 607

    ARRL members are being asked to write to their congressional representatives in opposition to HR 607, which as presently written threatens part of the Amateur Radio 70 cm band.
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