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    12/24/2009 | White House Names Ham as New Cybersecurity Coordinator

    On Tuesday, December 22, President Barack Obama named Howard A. Schmidt, W7HAS, as the new White House Cybersecurity Coordinator. According to the White House, Schmidt -- an ARRL member -- is one of the world's leading authorities on computer security, wi
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  • 10/14/2009 | Three People Killed While Erecting Antenna

    At approximately 8:40 PM on Monday, October 12, a man, woman and their 15 year old son were killed while trying to erect a 50 foot vertical antenna at the home of the man's mother, Barbara Tenn, KJ4KFF, in Palm Bay, Florida. The deceased were not licensed
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    07/21/2009 | Walter Cronkite, KB2GSD (SK)

    Legendary CBS newsman Walter Cronkite, KB2GSD, who held the title of "Most Trusted Man in America," passed away Friday, July 17 after a long illness. He was 92. The avuncular Cronkite anchored CBS Evening News for 19 years until 1981 when
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  • 06/17/2009 | Jim Tabor, KU5S (SK)

    Jim Tabor, KU5S, passed away at his home in Greenwood, Arkansas on May 27; he was 54. A longtime ARRL member, Tabor was head of Kangaroo Tabor Software, which published various programs for radi
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    06/04/2009 | Jeff Beals, WA4AW, Appointed Southeastern Division Vice Director

    With the approval of the ARRL Ethics and Elections Committee, ARRL President Joel Harrison, W5ZN,  appointed Southern Florida Assistant Section Manager Jeff Beals, WA4AW, as Vice Director in the Southeastern Division, effective June 1. Beals replaces
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    05/27/2009 | Frank Bauer, KA3HDO, Receives ARRL President's Award

    On Saturday, May 16 during the the forum featuring Richard Garriott, W5KWQ, at the Dayton Hamvention®, ARRL President Joel Harrison, W5ZN, presented former Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) International Chairman Frank Bauer, KA
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  • 05/19/2009 | ARRL Seeks Member Support for HR 2160

    To support HR 2160 -- The Amateur Radio Emergency Communications Enhancement Act of 2009 -- the ARRL is asking its membership to contact their members of the US House of Representatives with a request to become co-sponsors of this significant piece
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  • 04/22/2009 | ARRL E-Mail Forwarding Service Now Receiving EarthLink Messages

    Information Technology Manager Jon Bloom, KE3Z, reports that as of Tuesday, April 21, EarthLink has stopped blocking mail to addresses. Earlier this week, the ARRL Learn More