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    01/18/2013 | BSA to Offer Amateur Radio Operator Rating Strip

    The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) has approved an Amateur Radio Operator rating strip for Scouts and Scouters to wear on their uniforms.
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    12/04/2012 | ARRL Invites Nominations for 2012 International Humanitarian Award

    Nominations are open until December 31, 2012 for the 2012 ARRL International Humanitarian Award. This award is conferred upon an amateur or amateurs who demonstrate devotion to human welfare, peace and international understanding through Amateur Radio.
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    10/24/2012 | FCC Seeks Comments on Proposed Changes to Amateur Licensing Rules, Emission Types

    Earlier this month, the FCC released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) -- FCC Docket No. 12-121 -- proposing to amend the Part 97 rules governing the Amateur Radio Service. On October 24, a summary of the NPRM was published in the Federal Register an
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    10/03/2012 | ARRL Invites Nominations for 2012 International Humanitarian Award

    Nominations are open for the 2012 ARRL International Humanitarian Award. This award is conferred upon an amateur or amateurs who demonstrate devotion to human welfare, peace and international understanding through Amateur Radio.
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    06/27/2012 | Notes from the ARRL VEC Desk

    The ARRL Volunteer Examiner Coordinator (VEC) is one of 14 VECs in the US that coordinate the efforts of Volunteer Examiners (VEs) who administer Amateur Radio operator license examinations. More than 11,000 active ARRL VEs throughout the country give bac
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    04/19/2012 | Get Ready for the 2012 ARRL EXPO at the Dayton Hamvention

    The ARRL has finalized its planning to bring its large exhibition -- ARRL EXPO -- to Dayton Hamvention, May 18-20. The ARRL EXPO has been a mainstay at Hamvention since 2005, serving as the centerpiece for most of the League’s at the country’s largest Ama
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    02/28/2012 | Nominations for ARRL Awards Now Open

    Each year, the ARRL Board of Directors has the opportunity to select recipients for a number of awards in various categories that honor Amateur Radio operators. The nomination period is now open for the ARRL awards that are designed to recognize education
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    01/29/2012 | WRC-12: The First Week

    The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) 2012 World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-12) began January 23 in Geneva, Switzerland. This is the “big show” for spectrum allocation matters and a very important meeting if you are an Amateur Radio oper
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