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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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  • 07/02/2009 | IARU HF World Championships: Coming to a Radio Near You

    Radiosport fans are gearing up for the summer's biggest competition: The IARU HF World Championships. Calling the 24 hour long contest "an HF operator's delight," ARRL Contest Branch Manager Sean Kutzko, KX9X, explained that the contest will all
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