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    12/17/2013 | Kids Day is January 5!

    The next ARRL Kids Day is Sunday, January 5.
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    02/25/2011 | No HF Frequencies Being Used in New Zealand Earthquake Operations

    The ARRL has just received word from the New Zealand Association of Radio Transmitters (NZART) -- that country’s IARU Member-Society -- that amateurs there providing communications support in the aftermath of the 6.3 earthquake are using 2 meters (144 MHz
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  • 04/14/2009 | Italy Discontinues HF Earthquake Net

    On April 10, Italy's Dipartimento della Protezione Civile announced that as of April 11, they would be closing down all organized emergency communications support on HF frequencies that had been set up after the April 6 earthquake that struck the tow
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    04/10/2009 | Italian Hams Respond after Earthquake

    An earthquake that registered between 5.8 and 6.3 magnitude struck the town of L'Aquila -- the capital of Italy's Abruzzo region, about 65 miles northeast of Rome -- early on the morning of April 6. News reports say the quake has killed more than 250 peop
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  • 12/19/2008 | The K7RA Solar Update

    Last week's sunspot group was only visible for three days, December 10-12. The average daily sunspot number for all of 2007 was 12.8; if we see no sunspots for the rest of 2008, the average for this year will be 4.7. By comparison, the yearly averages of
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  • 11/07/2008 | Hurricane Watch Net, VoIP Hurricane Net and WX4NHC to Activate for Paloma

    As Hurricane Paloma, a Category 1 hurricane, makes its way through the Caribbean, WX4NHC, the Amateur Radio Station at the National Hurricane Center, the Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) and the VoIP Hurricane Net (VoIPWXNet) plan to activate. According to the N
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    10/15/2008 | Caribbean Hams Get Ready for Hurricane Omar

    As Hurricane Omar, currently a Category 1 storm, makes it way through the Caribbean, hams in the area are ready. According to ARRL US Virgin Islands Section Manager John Ellis, NP2B, tropical storm force winds are impacting the island of St Croix. In a co
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  • 09/28/2008 | Hurricane Watch Net, VoIP Hurricane Net and WX4NHC to Activate for Kyle

    As Hurricane Kyle, a Category 1 hurricane, makes its way up the Eastern Seaboard, WX4NHC, the Amateur Radio Station at the National Hurricane Center, the Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) and the VoIP Hurricane Net (VoIPWXNet) plan to activate. According to the N
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