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    09/03/2008 | Mississippi Hams Reflect on Hurricane Gustav, Prepare for Hanna and Ike

    After several days of harrowing watching and waiting for Hurricane Gustav to make landfall, the storm slammed into southeast Louisiana Monday afternoon, leaving flooding, wind damage and power outages in its wake and evacuees eager to go home. As Amateur
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  • 09/03/2008 | Division and Section ARRL Leadership Prepared for Gustav

    During a Sunday evening conference call among ARRL leadership volunteers in the Delta, West Gulf and Southeastern Divisions and several members of the ARRL staff, Mississippi Section Manager Malcolm Keown, W5XX, reported: "We're as ready as we're eve
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  • 08/24/2008 | MARS to Assist with Republican, Democratic National Conventions

    The US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has requested Army MARS support for the Democratic National Convention in Denver and the Republican National Convention in St Paul. "I find it hard to imagine a more challenging security operation t
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  • 06/03/2008 | Morse Code Returning to MARS Toolbox

    After more than a dozen years, Morse code will soon be returning to Military Affiliate Radio System (MARS) nets. In the mid-1990s, the Department of Defense (DoD) did away with CW operation across the board -- including MARS nets -- as automatic systems s
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