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    02/21/2012 | Republic of South Sudan Assigned Prefix

    After a wait of more than seven months after being accepted as a member of the United Nations, the Republic of South Sudan received its prefix block from the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Z8. On July 14, 2011 -- after South Sudan’s admittan
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    12/30/2011 | ARRL Diamond DXCC Challenge

    The new Diamond DXCC Challenge commemorates the 75th anniversary of the ARRL DXCC program.
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    11/22/2011 | Reach for the Top in the ARRL 160 Meter Contest

    While Solar Cycle 24 is making the high bands the focal point for HF operators, 160 meters -- often called “Top Band” -- is still chock-full of DX. There’s no better time to explore this fun and exciting band than the ARRL 160 Meter Contest, running the w
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    07/14/2011 | The Republic of South Sudan Is Now a DXCC Entity

    At 10:18 AM (EDT) on Thursday, July 14, the UN General Assembly met to vote on whether or not to admit the Republic of South Sudan as its 193rd member state. The Republic of South Sudan was unanimously admitted and is now a member of the United Nations; a
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    07/12/2011 | US Recognizes World’s Newest Country: The Republic of South Sudan

    During the second week of January 2011, the people of the autonomous region of Southern Sudan voted overwhelmingly in favor for independence. This vote was the result of the 2005 peace agreement between the north and south, with the northern portion grant
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