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    03/24/2010 | Dayton Hamvention® Announces 2010 Award Winners

    Three Amateur Radio operators -- and for the first time, an Amateur Radio club -- who have made significant contributions to the Amateur Radio Service will be honored guests when the 2010 Dayton Hamvention® opens in Hara Arena on May 14.
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    02/16/2010 | Rod Blocksome, K0DAS, Appointed Midwest Division Vice Director

    ARRL President, Kay Craigie, N3KN, has appointed Rod Blocksome, K0DAS, of Robins, Iowa, as the new Vice Director in the Midwest Division. The position became vacant when Midwest Division Director Bruce Frahm, K0BJ, was elected ARRL Vice President at the 2
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  • MARS1

    11/04/2009 | MARS Cuts Ribbon on New Pentagon Station

    A military institution designed to provide emergency communications has moved to new quarters in the Pentagon. On October 21, John G. Grimes, the former Assistant Secretary of Defense for Networks and Information Integration, cut the ribbon on the new Mil
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  • 10/14/2009 | Ham Provides Rescue Support at Utah Marathon

    While not as well known as the Boston and New York City Marathons, Utah's St George Marathon draws more than 7000 runners to the town of St George -- located 300 miles south of Salt Lake City, near the Utah-Arizona-Nevada border -- each year. The race, no
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  • WC2010

    08/26/2009 | South African Hams to Put ZS10WCS On the Air Before, During World Cup

    With World Cup soccer coming to South Africa in 2010, hams in that country will commemorate the event starting in September 2009 with a special call sign: ZS10WCS. According to the South African Radio League (SARL), that country's IARU Member-Society, the
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  • 08/11/2009 | Mickey "Santa Claus" Hicks, WO6T (SK)

    Mickey Hicks, WO6T -- known to many amateurs and their children as Santa Claus -- passed away Sunday, August 9. He was 79. For the past 38 years, Hicks, a ham for almost 50 years and a long-time Amateur R
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  • NevadaRescue

    07/30/2009 | Nevada Hams Coordinate Roadside Medical Rescue

    On the afternoon of July 16, ARRL Elko County (Nevada) Emergency Coordinator Greg Barker, K7CWL, was making his way home from Eureka on Nevada Highway 278 when a van sped past him. About 60 miles into his trip, he saw the van slow down and pull over to th
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