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    08/19/2008 | Hams Ready for Fay

    While Tropical Storm Fay made landfall over Key West, Florida at 3 PM EDT on August 18, Amateur Radio operators throughout Florida were prepared "just in case." As Fay crossed Key West, Florida Emergency Management officials noted that while &qu
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    08/13/2008 | Amateur Station at Smithsonian Going QRT after 32 Years

    After more than 30 years on the air from the nation's capital, the Amateur Radio station at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History, NN3SI, will become silent on Thursday, July 31. Originally located in the Nations of Nations exh
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    07/22/2008 | Tropical Storm Dolly Expected to Reach Hurricane Status Today; WX4NHC Activated

    According to reports from the National Hurricane Center (NHC), Tropical Storm Dolly is expected to become a hurricane within the next 12-24 hours and track toward the Texas/Mexico border. With this in mind WX4NHC, the Amateur Radio station at the National
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  • 06/18/2008 | California Hands-Free Law to Go into Effect July 1; Ham Radio Not Affected Says Counsel

    A new California hands-free cellular telephone law goes into effect July 1, 2008. It, like many others around the country, prohibits using mobile telephones while driving unless a hands-free device is utilized. ARRL has received numerous questions about i
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    06/18/2008 | Hams Ready to Respond to Iowa Floods

    News of the flooding in Iowa has been leading the nightly newscasts for days. But according to ARRL Iowa Section Emergency Coordinator Jim Snapp, NA0R, "While flooding here in Iowa is a disastrous event to individuals and business affected, only a ve
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    06/05/2008 | National Hurricane Center Director Joins WX4NHC Annual Test

    On Saturday, May 31, WX4NHC, the Amateur Radio station at the National Hurricane Center (NHC), held their annual Communications Test from 1300-2100 UTC. According to WX4NHC Assistant Coordinator Julio Ripoll, WD4R, this annual test has two purposes: To ve
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  • 05/07/2008 | VoIP Hurricane Net Looking to Recruit Net Control Operators

    The VoIP Hurricane Net is looking for Net Control Operators (NCOs) to assist with its weekly Hurricane Preparation Net and during Hurricane Net activations. The VoIP Hurricane Net, created in 2002, is a support net working with WX4NHC, the Amateur Radio s
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    05/07/2008 | Amateur Radio Well Represented at National Hurricane Conference

    More than 2000 people attended the 30th Annual National Hurricane Conference in Orlando, Florida March31-April 4. Conference Chairman Max Mayfield stated in his opening remarks that he was pleased to see such a turnout, despite the fact that the 2007 hurr
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