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  • 03/19/2009 | FCC Denies Petition to Increase Size of Amateur Radio Question Pools

    In April 2008, Michael Mancuso, KI4NGN, of Raleigh, North Carolina, filed a petition with the FCC, seeking to increase the size of the question pools that make up the Amateur Radio licensing exams. Mancuso sought to increase the question pool from 10 time
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  • 03/13/2009 | Agenda for WRC-11 Poses Opportunities and Challenges for Hams

    The next World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-11) is scheduled for fall 2011. These periodic conferences of the Member States of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) consider allocations to the various radio services -- including the Amateu
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  • 02/10/2009 | ARRL Executive Committee Issues Mobile Amateur Radio Operation Policy Statement

    On January 30, at the instruction of the Board of Directors at its January 2009 meeting, the ARRL Executive Committee adopted a policy statement on mobile Amateur Radio operations. The statement addresses the growing number of proposed state and local law
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  • 02/05/2009 | Swedish Amateurs Granted New Privileges

    On January 29, the Swedish Post and Telecom Agency (PTS) announced that Amateur Radio operators in that country will now have access t
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  • 10/10/2008 | Pennsylvania Becomes 27th State with PRB-1 Law on Books

    On Wednesday, October 8, Pennsylvania Governor Edward G. Rendell (D) signed into law a bill that guarantees radio amateurs the right to erect antenna support structures up to 65 feet without the need for a Special Use Permit. The bill passed in the House
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  • 09/10/2008 | ARRL Welcomes USTTI Students

    Next month, 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 Telecommunications Trainin
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    06/30/2008 | 2007 ARRL Annual Report Now Available

    The ARRL Annual Report for 2007, now available online and in print, reviews the League's major events of the year and documents the renewed growth of both the ARRL and the activities of the Amateur Radio Service. Just 50 years ago, there were few
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    06/21/2008 | Ham Radio -- "Below the Radar"

    William Cross, W3TN, a staff member in the FCC's Wireless Telecommunications Bureau, and Riley Hollingsworth, Special Counsel for the Spectrum Enforcement Division of the FCC's Enforcement Bureau, spoke at the FCC Forum on Saturday afternoon at the 2008 D
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