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    08/02/2010 | ARRL Facebook Page Tops 10,300 Fans

    With more than 10,000 fans on Facebook, the ARRL page is the number one spot for hams on the Internet’s most popular social networking site. Not only is the ARRL page the most popular Amateur Radio page on Facebook, it is attracting young -- and not-so-yo
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    07/27/2010 | Coming Soon: More ARRL 2010 Field Day Pins

    After a higher than expected run on pins for Field Day this year, the ARRL has ordered more and expects them to arrive next month. “The pins were in stock until just before Field Day, but due to some exceptionally high interest, we were unable to fulfill
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    07/12/2010 | Spain Extends Amateur Privileges on 70 MHz

    The Union de Radioaficionados Espanoles (URE) -- Spain’s IARU Member-Society -- announced that the Secretaría de Estado de Telecomunicaciones y para la Sociedad de la Información (SETSI) (Spain’s equivalent to the USA’s FCC) has extended temporary privile
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    07/02/2010 | ARRL Now on Facebook!

    With more than 400 million active users, Facebook is the most popular social network site on the Internet. And since radio amateurs are generally a social bunch, many hams are active on Facebook. Thanks to Herman May, KE5HYW, the ARRL has its own Facebook
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    07/01/2010 | Hams Quickly Switch from Drill to Emergency Mode When Severe Weather Strikes

    Just two days before the start of ARRL Field Day, Amateur Radio operators in South Central Pennsylvania were preparing for a regularly scheduled bi-annual exercise involving the Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station, located on the Susquehanna River. The dril
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    06/07/2010 | Boy Scouts of America Revive Four Merit Badges for 100th Anniversary, Including Signaling

    In keeping with Boy Scouts of America’s centennial theme -- Celebrating the Adventure, Continuing the Journey -- four retired badges have been brought back for the group’s 100th anniversary. The effective date for earning these new merit badges -- Carpent
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