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  • 11/18/2009 | GAREC Returns to Region 2 for 2010

    The 2010 meeting of the Global Amateur Radio Emergency Communications Conference ( GAREC ) will take place October 11-12 on the Dutch island of Curacao in the Caribbean. The theme of the co
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    11/05/2009 | Senate Introduces Companion Bill to HR 2160

    On Tuesday, October 6, Senator Joe Lieberman (ID-CT), along with Senator Susan Collins (R-ME), introduced Senate Bill 1755, The Amateur Radio Emergency Communications Enhancement Act of 2009. Similar to HR 2160 -- also called The Amateur Radio E
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  • 10/27/2009 | FCC Issues Public Notice on Amateur Service Communication During Government Disaster Drills

    On Tuesday October 20, 2009 the FCC released a Public Notice clarifying the Commission's rules relating to the use of Amateur Radio by licensed amateurs participating in drills and exercises on behalf of their employers. Entitled Amateur Service
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    10/22/2009 | ARRL HQ Hosts Amateur Radio Course for USTTI Participants

    Students from Ghana, Mauritius, the Philippines, Sri Lanka and Zambia attended the United States Telecommunications Training Institute (USTTI) Amateur Radio Administration Course (ARAC) at ARRL Headquarters October 12-16. ARRL Technical Relations Manager
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  • 10/07/2009 | California Firm Fined $4000 for Operating on Amateur Frequencies

    On September 28, the FCC issued a Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture (NAL) to a California firm that the Commission maintains was using amateur frequencies to conduct business. According to the Commission, Shimmick Construction Comp
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  • 09/25/2009 | ARRL to Welcome USTTI Students

    Next month -- October 12-16 -- the ARRL will welcome students from various countries from all over the world who want to learn how to administer and regulate Amateur Radio programs in their home countries. This course, offered by the United States Telecom
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  • 09/09/2009 | Delegates Descend on Tokyo for GAREC 09

    Officials from the IARU and all three IARU regions, national IARU Member-Societies and specialized Amateur Radio emergency communications groups from around the globe gathered in Tokyo on August 24-25 for the Fifth Global Amateur Radio Emergency Communica
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