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  • 07/01/2009 | Michigan Ham Dies in Tower Accident

    A tower accident during Field Day preparations around 11 AM EDT on Saturday, June 27 claimed the life of Larry Prelog, KE4PM, of Niles, Michigan. Prelog, a member of the Blossomland Amateur Radio Association ( Learn More

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    06/22/2009 | Ohio Section Manager Joe Phillips, K8QOE (SK)

    Joe Phillips, K8QOE, who served as ARRL Ohio Section Manager since 1998, passed away suddenly at his home on Saturday, June 20. He was 68. Licensed in 1959 as KN9SYL, Phillips first joined the ARRL Field Organization as an Official Emergency Station (OES)
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  • 05/22/2009 | May Section Manager Election Results Announced

    In the only contested Section Manager race this spring, Mel Parkes, NM7P, of Layton, was re-elected as the Utah Section Manager with 480 votes. His opponent, Lauri "Mac" McCreary, KG7C, of Lehi, received 147 votes. Parkes, who has held the Secti
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  • 05/11/2009 | ARRL Public Relations Committee Honors PIOs

    When the ARRL Public Relations Committee, led by Bill Morine, N2COP, met in April 2009, they discussed the recognizing those ARRL Public Information Officers (PIO) and Public Information Coordinators (PIC) whose actions are exemplary. From that meeting, T
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  • 12/12/2008 | Former Eastern Pennsylvania Section Manager Allen Breiner Sr, W3TI (SK)

    Former Section Manager in the ARRL Eastern Pennsylvania Section Allen R. Breiner Sr, W3TI, passed away on November 19, 2008. He was 88. Breiner was first elected as Section Communications Manager -- as the SM job used to be known -- in 1959 and held that
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  • 09/16/2008 | Hams Assist as Recovery Process Begins for Ike

    Hams in Harris County -- the Texas county where Houston is located -- and the surrounding area are responding to calls to assist served agencies with Points of Distribution (POD) starting today around the Greater Houston area. These PODs, scheduled to run
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  • 09/02/2008 | Hurricane Nets Start to Stand Down from Gustav, Get Ready for Hanna

    The Voice over Internet Protocol Hurricane Net (VOIPWX) has deactivated for what was Hurricane Gustav -- now Tropical Storm Gustav -- as it hammers the Gulf Coast with heavy rainfall, flooding, storm surge and even tornadoes. The VOIPWX Net had numerous E
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    07/09/2008 | Sacramento Valley Area Hams Respond when Fires Sweep across Northern California

    With the California fires show little signs of lightening up, ARRL Sacramento Valley Section Manager Ron Murdock, W6KJ, says that ARES members in his Section are actively involved in supporting the agencies they serve. According to California Department o
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