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  • 06/22/2010 | 2009 ARRL Annual Report Now Available

    The ARRL Annual Report for 2009, now available online and in print, reviews the major events of the year and documents the renewed growth of both the ARRL and the activities of the Amateur Radio Service. In 2009, the ARRL experienced a growth
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    06/15/2010 | FCC Seeks Comments on Amateur 5 MHz (60 Meters) Allocation

    In May, the FCC released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) -- ET Docket No 10-98 -- proposing to amend the Part 97 rules governing the Amateur Radio Service. Specifically, the Commission looks to modify the rules pertaining to the use of five channel
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    06/10/2010 | In FCC Rule Making Proceeding, ARRL Supports Employee Participation in Drills

    In March 2010, the FCC released a Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) (WT Docket No 10-72) that proposed to amend the Part 97 rules -- specifically 97.113(a)(3) -- governing the Amateur Radio Service. The new rules would provide that, under certain limi
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    06/08/2010 | FCC Dismisses California Ham’s Petition to Amend Section 97.1

    In September 2009, Gordon Schlesinger, W6LBV, of San Diego, California, filed a Petition for Rule Making with the FCC, seeking to amend Section 97.1 of the Commission’s rules to account for changes in technology and amateur practice since the
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    05/17/2010 | Maker Faire to Feature Amateur Radio Again in 2010

    Ham radio demonstrations and displays are in the works for Maker Faire the world’s largest do-it-yourself (DIY) festival. As in 2009, the festival will once again take place at the San Mateo County Expo Center in California on May 22-23. According to ARR
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    05/13/2010 | FCC Forum at Dayton Hamvention to Feature FCC Emergency Communications Expert

    The annual FCC forum at the 2010 Dayton Hamvention is scheduled for Saturday, May 15 9:15-10:15 AM in Forum Room 3 at the Hara Arena. Moderating again for 2010 will be Bill Cross, W3TN, of the FCC's Mobility Division. Cross's portfolio of responsibilities
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    05/08/2010 | FCC Proposes Additions, Changes to Amateur 5 MHz Allocation

    Acting on a 2006 Petition for Rulemaking filed by the ARRL, the FCC has issued a Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM), ET Docket No 10-98 to modify the rules that govern amateurs’ secondary use of five channels in the 5 MHz frequency range known as 60 me
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    05/06/2010 | Get Involved at Hamvention!

    As an 18-wheeler pulls away from the ARRL warehouse loading dock, destined for the Dayton Hamvention® -- only a week away -- ARRL Marketing Manager Bob Inderbitzen, NQ1R, looks on with a sense of relief: “There go all of the supplies for our huge exhibit
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