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  • 12/02/2009 | FCC Looks to Revise, Clarify Vanity Call Sign Rules

    On Wednesday, November 25, the FCC issued a Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) -- WT Docket No. 09-209 -- seeking to amend the Commission's Amateur Radio Service rules to clarify certain rules and codify existing procedures governing the
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    10/14/2009 | Hams On-the-Air to Support National Wildlife Refuge Week

    The KP1-5 Project -- organizers of the 2009 Desecheo Island DXpedition -- is pleased to announce that Amateur Radio operators will be on-the-air in observance of the 2009 National Wildlife Refuge Week, on the air October 10-18. This event features scores
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    09/07/2009 | Happy Birthday, Hiram!

    This week, the League celebrates the 140th anniversary of the birth of ARRL's co-founder and first President, Hiram Percy Maxim, W1AW! Maxim -- born September 2, 1869 -- decided a national organization for Amateur Radio was in order after he needed a &quo
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    08/17/2009 | HPM/140 Birthday Celebration Event Coming Next Month

    The Hiram Percy Maxim Birthday celebration is back! This year, the ARRL is honoring the 140th anniversary of the birth of the League's first president and cofounder. Hiram Percy Maxim, W1AW, was born September 2, 1869 and died February 17, 1936, in a Colo
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    08/05/2009 | The ARRL Teachers Institute Wraps Up Successful Summer Sessions

    In 2004, the ARRL held its first Teachers Institute on Wireless Technology. That summer, nine teachers came from across the country to learn how to bring this exciting technology back to their classrooms. Six years later, 93 teachers from 29 states attend
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  • 07/31/2009 | International Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend 2009

    More than 300 lighthouses in more than 51 countries -- from Argentina to Wales -- will be on the air for 2009 International Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend (ILLW) organized by the Ayr Amateur Radio Group ( Learn More