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    04/05/2012 | FCC Seeks Public Comments on Emergency Communications by Amateur Radio and Impediments to Amateur Radio Communications

    In response to the Congressional directive to prepare a study to assess Amateur Radio’s role in emergency and disaster communications and the impact of private land use regulations on the Amateur community’s ability to provide such communications, the FCC
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    04/01/2012 | ARRL in Action: What Have We Been Up to Lately?

    This feature -- including convenient Web links to useful information -- is a concise monthly update of some of the things ARRL is doing on behalf of its members. This installment covers the month of March.
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    04/01/2012 | Eric P. Nichols, KL7AJ, Wins March QST Cover Plaque Award

    The winner of the QST Cover Plaque Award for March is Eric P. Nichols, KL7AJ, for his article “Three Wrong Assumptions about the Ionosphere.” Congratulations Eric! The QST Cover Plaque award -- given to the author or authors of the best article in each is
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    03/28/2012 | QST Author Seriously Injured

    Commander Richard Paton, USCGR (Ret) -- author of “Radio’s Role in the Titanic Disaster” in the April 2012 issue of QST -- was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident in Tolland, Connecticut on March 22. He is in the Intensive Care Unit at Hartford Hos
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    03/15/2012 | ARRL Announces New DXCC Fee Structure

    The DX Century Club (DXCC) is the premier Amateur Radio operating award. Available to hams around the world, tens of thousands of awards have been issued since 1945 under the modern award program. In 2012, the DXCC program is not only still thriving, but
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    03/12/2012 | ARRL Warns Members to Be Aware of Bogus E-mails

    ARRL members with arrl.net e-mail accounts have recently received bogus e-mails, notifying them of a bill that needs to be paid. The e-mail instructs the reader to click on a link to view the bill; clicking on the link could release a virus that can infec
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    03/01/2012 | Phil Salas, AD5X, Wins February QST Cover Plaque Award

    The winner of the QST Cover Plaque Award for February is Phil Salas, AD5X, for his article “A Relay-Based Full Break-In TR Switch for Your Vintage System.” Congratulations Phil! The QST Cover Plaque award -- given to the author or authors of the best arti
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    02/01/2012 | Ralph Taggart, WB8DQT, Wins January QST Cover Plaque Award

    The winner of the QST Cover Plaque Award for January is Ralph Taggart, WB8DQT, for his article “Vintage Low Power Radios.” Congratulations Ralph! The QST Cover Plaque award -- given to the author or authors of the best article in each issue -- is determin
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