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    04/10/2013 | The 2013 SSB Rookie Roundup Is Here!

    The weather’s getting warmer and that means the bands will be hot for the ARRL SSB Rookie Roundup, Sunday, April 21 from 1800-2359 UTC. Created to give the budding operator a place to learn about contesting at an easier pace, the ARRL Rookie Roundup is a
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    12/05/2012 | Rookies Ride the Wave in the ARRL CW Rookie Roundup

    Newly licensed CW buffs can get their copying skills in shape on Sunday, December 16 as the CW edition of the ARRL Rookie Roundup takes to the airwaves! The Rookie Roundup combines a competitive event with some on-the-air training, with the goal of bringi
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    08/28/2012 | North Carolina Teen Named Recipient of ARRL’s 2011 Hiram Percy Maxim Award

    Derek Brown, W4DTB, of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, was named the recipient of the 2011 Hiram Percy Maxim Award. Brown, who is 14, has been licensed since 2010 and holds an Amateur Extra class license.
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    08/13/2012 | RYRY Rookies -- The 2012 RTTY Rookie Roundup Is Here!

    On Sunday, August 19, the digital modes return to the Rookie Roundup. Created to give the budding operator a place to learn about contesting at an easier pace, the Rookie Roundup is a six hour contest open for all amateurs who have been licensed for three
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    04/04/2012 | ARRL Rookie Roundup’s Third Year Includes New Categories

    With the Rookie Roundup beginning its third year of competition, 2012 bring some new changes in the event -- including new entry categories. The first Rookie Roundup of 2012 will use SSB (phone) and will be held on Sunday, April 15 from 1800-2359 UTC. All
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    08/08/2011 | Attention RTTY Rookies: The 2011 RTTY Rookie Roundup Is Here!

    For the first time since the Rookie Roundup came into being last year, the digital modes will get their day in the Sun: On August 21, the Rookie Roundup meets RTTY! “Created to give the budding operator a place to learn about contesting at an easier pace,
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