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    08/23/2011 | Incumbent Section Managers in Western Washington, Georgia Re-elected

    Two Section Manager elections this summer were decided by member balloting. In Georgia, incumbent Gene Clark, W4AYK, of Albany, was re-elected to a third term with 820 votes. His opponent Verne Fowler, W8BLA, of Cumming, received 365 votes. In Western Was
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    02/28/2011 | Former Atlantic Division Assistant Director Eugene Pressler, W3ZXV (SK)

    Eugene “Gene” Pressler, W3ZXV, of Gwynedd, Pennsylvania, passed away February 22. He was 80. Pressler, who served as an Assistant Director in the ARRL Atlantic Division, also served as the Public Information Coordinator and Assistant Section Manager for E
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    01/13/2011 | Midwestern Hams Spot, Track Tornados As 2011 Begins

    In the final hours of 2010, tornados swept across Missouri, Illinois and Arkansas, leaving at least seven people dead. Hams in Missouri -- one of the hardest hit areas -- activated nets and provided real-time weather observations to the National Weather S
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    08/24/2010 | Summer Section Manager Election Results

    The Southern Florida Section and the Oklahoma Section will have new Section Mangers starting in October, and the incumbent Section Manager of Ohio was re-elected in the summer Section Manager election cycle that concluded on Tuesday, August 24; election b
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    10/28/2009 | Santa Cruz County Hams Called to Assist During Wildfires

    Almost 20 years to the day since the Loma Prieta Earthquake shook California's Bay Area, a wildfire was burning through Santa Cruz County (approximately 75 miles south of San Francisco) just miles from the epicenter of the quake that delayed the 1989 Worl
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    09/04/2009 | ARES® Awaits Activation for Wildfire, Tropical Storms

    Even as the Station fire threatens Los Angeles' communications infrastructure atop Mt Wilson and Tropical Storm Erika and Hurricane Jimena die down in the tropics, emergency officials in the affected areas have not requested assistance from any Amateur Ra
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    08/19/2009 | Santa Cruz Hams Provide Support During Wildfires

    As wildfires threaten the central California coast near Santa Cruz -- located between San Jose and Monterey -- area radio amateurs have been providing support to law enforcement and fire authorities. According to Santa Cruz County Public Information Offic
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  • 07/29/2009 | Local Hams Aid Rescue Squad to Solve Public Safety Interference Issue

    When you live on a remote island with numerous mountains and valleys, communications can be tricky. Add interference that blocks the main communications frequency used by the local emergency rescue squad and you've got a disaster waiting to happen. That's
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