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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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    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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  • 06/29/2009 | Larry E. Price, W4RA, Honored at Ham Radio 2009 Convention in Germany

    Larry E. Price, W4RA, was honored at an evening reception following the first full day of Ham Radio 2009 convention activities in Friedrichshafen, Germany on Friday, June 26. Th
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    06/26/2009 | Tennessee Teen Ham Responds to Emergency, Performs CPR

    It was just another day, helping out at another event. It was the third year in a row that 16 year old Cody Anderson, KI4FUV, of Harriman, Tennessee, had volunteered to help out the Roane County Amateur Radio Club (RARC) with the Run for the Child event.
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    06/18/2009 | Check Out the July/August NCJ

    The July/August issue of NCJ, The National Contest Journal, is filled with the latest news from the contesting world. Whether you are new to contesting or are a seasoned pro -- or somewhere in the middle -- you will find something in NCJ<
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