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  • 11/10/2009 | Norwegian Amateurs Receive New Privileges

    As of November 6, radio amateurs in Norway were granted privileges on three new bands, as well as primary status on the extended 40 meter band and a frequency extension
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  • 10/27/2009 | FCC Issues Public Notice on Amateur Service Communication During Government Disaster Drills

    On Tuesday October 20, 2009 the FCC released a Public Notice clarifying the Commission's rules relating to the use of Amateur Radio by licensed amateurs participating in drills and exercises on behalf of their employers. Entitled Amateur Service
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  • 09/25/2009 | ARRL to Welcome USTTI Students

    Next month -- October 12-16 -- the ARRL will welcome students from various countries from all over the world who want to learn how to administer and regulate Amateur Radio programs in their home countries. This course, offered by the United States Telecom
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  • 09/22/2009 | Preparations Underway for WRC-12

    Approximately 200 participants came together in an ITU preliminary meeting that ended September 16 in Geneva, Switzerland in preparation for the 2012 World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-12). The six regional telecommunications organizations -- APT (A
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  • 09/09/2009 | Delegates Descend on Tokyo for GAREC 09

    Officials from the IARU and all three IARU regions, national IARU Member-Societies and specialized Amateur Radio emergency communications groups from around the globe gathered in Tokyo on August 24-25 for the Fifth Global Amateur Radio Emergency Communica
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  • 08/12/2009 | ARRL Responds to FCC's Proposed Allocation for Medical Devices in 70 cm Band

    ARRL General Counsel Chris Imlay, W3KD, on behalf of the ARRL, filed comments on August 11 regarding a Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM), ET Docket 09-36, issued by the FCC in March 2009. In the NPRM, the FCC proposed to allocate spectru
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    05/28/2009 | FCC's Bill Cross: "Behave Yourselves!"

    Bill Cross, W3TN, a staff member in the FCC's Mobility Division, and Laura Smith, FCC Special Counsel for Amateur Enforcement, spoke at the FCC Forum on Saturday, May 16 at the 2009 Dayton Hamvention®. Cross opened by explaining just where Amateur Rad
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