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    11/28/2012 | The 14th Annual SKYWARN Recognition Day Set for December 1

    The 14th Annual SKYWARN Recognition Day Special Event will take place Saturday, December 1, 2012. SRD is co-sponsored by the ARRL and the National Weather Service as a way to recognize the commitment made by Amateur Radio operators in helping to keep thei
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    09/07/2012 | The K7RA Solar Update

    There was a surprising jump in solar activity occurred this week: The average daily sunspot numbers rose nearly 55 points (that’s almost 74 percent) to 128.7, while the average daily solar flux values were up more than 28 points to 136.9.
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    08/29/2012 | Get In on the VHF Fun in the 2012 ARRL September VHF QSO Party

    September is here -- and according to ARRL Contest Branch Manager Sean Kutzko, KX9X, the VHF+ bands have been getting a workout: “If you’ve never experienced the fun of VHF+ operating, the 2012 ARRL September VHF QSO Party the weekend of September 8-10 is
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    06/18/2012 | Yasme Foundation Announces Awards, Expanded List of Eligible Call Signs

    The Yasme Foundation currently offers two awards: The Yasme Award and the Yasme Supreme Award.
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    05/30/2012 | Have Some Fun in the 2012 ARRL June VHF QSO Party

    There will be lots of RF generated on 6 meters and up the weekend of June 9-11 during the 2012 ARRL June VHF QSO Party. While many amateurs think of the VHF+ bands as a “local” band for public service, emergency communications or even a bit of fun on FM r
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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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    03/09/2012 | The K7RA Solar Update

    This has been quite a week for dramatic solar activity. The average daily sunspot number was up nearly 26 points to 69.4, while the average daily solar flux rose nearly 17 points to 121.9 for the period March 1-7. Sunspot numbers for March 1-7 were 24, 24
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    01/04/2012 | 2011 Sees Tremendous Increase in DXCC Applications

    With the coming of more sunspots, comes more DX. And when more amateurs are working DX, that means the ARRL’s Membership and Volunteer Programs Department -- especially the DXCC Desk and the ARRL Incoming and Outgoing QSL Bureaus -- goes into high gear.
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