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  • NebraskaEmComm

    04/05/2010 | Telephone Outage in Nebraska -- No April Fool's Joke

    Early on the morning of Thursday, April 1, almost 40,000 people -- including Lincoln's government, business and emergency centers -- in Southeastern Nebraska found out that they had no landline telephone service, as well as spotty cell phone coverage, tha
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    01/06/2010 | 2009 Sees Surge of New Amateur Radio Licensees

    This past year was a banner year for new Amateur Radio licensees. According to ARRL VEC Manager Maria Somma, AB1FM, the FCC issued more than 30,000 new ham radio licenses. "In 2009, the demand for Amateur Radio exam sessions remained elevated and is
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  • 2010SpectrumDefense

    12/14/2009 | The 2009 ARRL Spectrum Defense Campaign Needs Your Support

    ARRL Chief Development Officer Mary Hobart, K1MMH reports that the ARRL has raised $221,658 toward the goal $310,000 for the 2009 Spectrum Defense Fund. "The messages I receive from the ARRL members and hams who contribute
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  • 12/02/2009 | ARRL's Logbook of The World Reaches New Milestones

    Since its inception on September 15, 2003, more than 30,000 hams have signed on to Logbook of The World (LoTW), ARRL's online logging program -- an increase of more than 7000 hams since 2008. These 30,000 hams have made upwards of 250 million QSOs -- more
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