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    04/12/2012 | Amateurs Must Protect New Radars in 23 cm Band

    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is deploying a new generation of Common Air Route Surveillance Radar (CARSR) that has some implications for the use of the 1240-1300 MHz (23 cm) band by amateurs. The Amateur Service allocation in this band is on
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    02/03/2012 | New Rules for 5 MHz (60 Meters) To Go Into Effect March 5

    On November 18, the FCC released a Report and Order (R&O), defining new rules for the 60 meter (5 MHz) band. These rules are in response to a Petition for Rulemaking (PRM) filed by the ARRL more than five years ago and a June 2010 Notice of Proposed Rulem
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    11/21/2011 | FCC Releases New Rules for 60 Meters

    On November 18, the FCC released a Report and Order (R&O), defining new rules for the 60 meter (5 MHz) band. These rules are in response to a Petition for Rulemaking (PRM) filed by the ARRL more than five years ago and a June 2010 Notice of Proposed Rulem
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    10/26/2011 | Hurricane Watch Net to Activate for Hurricane Rina

    The Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) will activate at 8:30 AM (EDT) October 27 for Hurricane Rina, currently a Category 1 storm. The HWN will be active on 14.325 MHz to report observed conditions to WX4NHC, the Amateur Radio station at the National Hurricane Cen
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    01/12/2011 | FCC Sends License Renewal for K1MAN to Administrative Law Judge

    The FCC has issued a Hearing Designation Order to determine, among other things, if the Amateur Radio license of Glenn A. Baxter, K1MAN, of Belgrade Lakes, Maine, should be renewed. According to the Order, “Baxter has apparently willfully and repeatedly e
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  • Amateur Radio operators will once again take part in the commemoration of National Wildlife Refuge Week.

    10/04/2010 | Ham Radio Operators to Support National Wildlife Refuge Week

    Ham radio operators will be operating from National Wildlife Refuges October 9-17 in support of National Wildlife Refuge Week.
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    09/09/2010 | ARRL Seeks to Protect 2304 MHz Operation

    In May, as a partial implementation of its National Broadband Plan, the FCC adopted amendments to its rules for Wireless Communications Services in the 2.3 GHz band to permit mobile broadband services, in addition to fixed services, in the bands 2305-2317
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    08/11/2010 | FCC Denies Petitions on Call Sign Usage, Expanded Privileges

    On August 9, the FCC denied two Petitions for Rule Making: one to prohibit what the petitioner called “the false or unauthorized use of an Amateur Radio call sign,” and one to wishing to expand privileges on the 15 meter phone band for General and Amateur
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