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    07/20/2011 | NASA’s Space Shuttle Program to Come to an End

    When Atlantis once again touches the Earth in Florida on Thursday, July 21, an era will come to an end. This era saw dreams realized when men and women could go into space on a craft -- the space shuttle -- that could be used again and again. NASA’s space
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    07/11/2011 | Hurricane Watch Net Seeks New Members

    The various organizations that assist the National Hurricane Center (NHC) in Miami are gearing up for what forecasters are predicting to be a very active storm season. One organization that assists the NHC is the Hurricane Watch Net (HWN). One of the func
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    06/24/2011 | ARRL Survey Underway

    The ARRL has asked an independent research company specializing in survey research to conduct a survey of Amateur Radio operators. Readex Research -- headquartered in Stillwater, Minnesota -- has conducted similar studies for ARRL in the past, including Q
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    06/23/2011 | Nebraska Hams Needed to Provide Access to 911 Services

    When 23,000 people in Lincoln, Nebraska lost their digital phone service on the morning of June 22, local Amateur Radio operators were called in to help provide local residents with a connection to the 911 dispatchers. According to ARRL Nebraska Section M
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    06/21/2011 | ARRL, National Weather Service Update Memorandum of Understanding

    The National Weather Service (NWS) has updated its Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the ARRL (scroll below to access a link to the document). The updated MoU serves “as a framework within which volunteers of the ARRL may coordinate their services, f
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    06/21/2011 | NASA Astronauts and Astronaut Candidates Earn Amateur Radio Licenses

    Every few years, NASA selects women and men to join its astronaut training program. Out of the hundreds who apply, only a select few are chosen to become Astronaut Candidates. Their training runs for at least two years, and when it is over, the Astronaut
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    06/16/2011 | Longtime HQ Staffer Jon Bloom, KE3Z, Leaves ARRL

    May 31 marked the last day at ARRL HQ for ARRL Information Technology Manager Jon Bloom, KE3Z. Bloom -- an ARRL Life Member who had been with the League for 27 years -- resigned from the League to pursue other opportunities. Bloom began his tenure at ARR
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    05/17/2011 | WRTC 2014 Announces Advisory Council Members

    Three radio amateurs have been selected to be on the Advisory Council for the 2014 World Radiosport Team Championships (WRTC): Tim Duffy, K3LR, of Edmond, Oklahoma, Craig Thompson, K9CT, of Trivoli, Illinois, and George DeMontrond III, NR5M, of Houston Te
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