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  • 03/30/2009 | 2009 National Hurricane Conference Has Amateur Radio Focus

    The 31st Annual National Hurricane Conference will take place April 6-10 in Austin, Texas. This annual event brings together many disciplines in the Emergency Management field to address tropical events that impact the United States. According to ARRL Eme
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    02/27/2009 | Train the Trainers Course Debuts at Orlando HamCation

    The inaugural Train the Trainers course -- supported by a grant from the ARRL Foundation -- made its first appearance on February 13-14 at HamCation in Orlando, Florida. Led by ARRL Education and Technology Program Coordinator Mark Spencer, WA8SME, 12 par
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  • 02/25/2009 | 2009 Winter Section Manager Election Results

    ARRL members in the North Texas Section have elected a new Section Manager. Jay Urish, W5GM, of Flower Mound, received 740 votes; his opponent, incumbent Section Manager Tom Blackwell, N5GAR, of Dallas, received 678 votes. Blackwell has served as Section
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  • 01/05/2009 | Son Charged with Murder of Florida Ham

    Robert Farley, of Lakeland Florida, has been charged with first degree murder in the death of his father Walter Farley, K4QE, also of Lakeland. The Ledger, a newspaper in Farley's hometown, reported that authorities allege Robert killed his fathe
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    12/29/2008 | Kids Day is January 4

    The next opportunity to encourage a youngster (or a group of 'em), licensed or not, to get on the air to chat with others is Sunday, January 4. Kids Day, sponsored by the Boring (OR) Amateur Radio Club, is the perfect way to introduce a young person to th
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  • 12/19/2008 | Foundation for Amateur Radio Announces 2008 Scholarship Winners

    The Foundation for Amateur Radio (FAR) has announced the 2008 winners of the 55 scholarships it administers. The scholarships were open to all licensed radio amateurs who met the qualification and residence requirements of the various sponsors.
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