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  • 03/13/2009 | Agenda for WRC-11 Poses Opportunities and Challenges for Hams

    The next World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-11) is scheduled for fall 2011. These periodic conferences of the Member States of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) consider allocations to the various radio services -- including the Amateu
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  • 10/31/2008 | The K7RA Solar Update

    Solar Cycle 24 is slowly building momentum. We saw sunspots for eight days in a row -- October 10-17 -- then 12 days of no spots. Another sunspot -- number 1007 -- appeared on October 30 from Solar Cycle 24. It is a high latitude sunspot and may provide s
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    10/21/2008 | ARRL Announces New Youth Editor

    The ARRL has announced Duncan MacLachlan, KU0DM, of Prairie Village, Kansas, as the new Youth Editor and will write the Youth@HamRadio.Fun column. MacLachlan, 13, takes over from Andrea Hartlage, KG4IUM, as she continues her education at the Georgia Tech.
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  • 07/11/2008 | IARU Member Societies On-The-Air for IARU HF World Championship

    In this weekend's IARU HF World Championship Contest, IARU Member Societies from all around the globe will be active and operating with special call signs. According to ARRL Contest Branch Manager Sean Kutzko, KX9X, many of these call signs end in HQ, des
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    05/23/2008 | Notes from the ARRL Contest Branch

    ARRL Contest Branch Manager Sean Kutzko, KX9X -- after receiving numerous requests -- has started an ARRL Blog called "Notes from the Contest Branch."
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