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    05/01/2012 | Richard Paton Wins April QST Cover Plaque Award

    The winner of the April QST Cover Plaque award is retired USCG Commander Richard Paton for his article “Radio’s Role in the Titanic Disaster.” Congratulations Richard! The QST Cover Plaque award -- given to the author or authors of the best article in eac
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    03/23/2011 | Amateurs Assist with Ocean Rescue

    At 10:04 AM PDT (1704 UTC) on Monday, March 21, Rex Weinheimer, KC5AGO, of Stonewall, Texas -- a member of Maritime Mobile Service Net (MMSN) -- heard and responded to a weak and broken MAYDAY call. The call was from the sailing vessel Gloria Jean, a 30 f
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  • 03/11/2009 | US Coast Guard to Discontinue LORAN Stations

    Last month, the US Coast Guard announced that due to economic conditions, they would be closing down the 24 LORAN-C (Long Range Aid to Navigation) stations operated under the auspices of the USCG. LORAN stations provide navigation, location and timing ser
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