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    07/08/2009 | 500 kHz Experimenters in North America, Europe Get Active

    In the 500 kHz Experiment quarterly report for the period ending May 2009, Experiment Coordinator Fritz Raab, W1FR, reported that since the experiment began in late 2006, 21 participating stations are currently active. The FCC's Office of Engineering and
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  • 10/16/2008 | Richard Garriott, W5KWQ, Gets Busy from Space

    Richard Garriott, W5KWQ, took off for the International Space Station (ISS) on Sunday, October 12, becoming the sixth private citizen to fly with the Russian Federal Space Agency (RKA) for a short-term mission on the ISS. Not two hours after he arrived on
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  • Glenn Russell Ruby Jr, W7AU, of Corvallis, Oregon, broke his leg while hiking in the Buck Creek Pass area of the Cascade Mountains. His call for assistance was heard 600 miles away by Bob Williams, N7ODM, of Bozeman, Montana.

    09/29/2008 | Montana Ham Assists in Rescue of Fellow Amateur 600 Miles Away

    On Sunday, September 21, Bob Williams, N7ODM, of Bozeman, Montana, was just tuning around on 40 meters, giving his rig a test just before a scheduled QSO with his brother Rich, K7URU, in Spokane, when he heard a faint CW signal around 1 PM (MDT): Glenn Ru
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    08/20/2008 | Reunion Island, South Africa Connect on 2 Meters

    On Thursday, August 14, Phil Mondon, FR5DN, on Reunion Island had a successful QSO with Glen Kraut, ZS2GK, in South Africa on 2 meters. According to Dave Pedersen, N7BHC, this contact is "very likely the longest 2 meter QSO via tropospheric propagati
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    07/10/2008 | Field Day Fun at W1AW

    Another Field Day has come and gone, and just like amateurs all over the country, those who activated W1AW not only took part, but had lots of fun during the 24 hour event. According to W1AW Station Manager Joe Carcia, NJ1Q, W1AW made 1079 contacts using
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  • 06/02/2008 | ARRL Welcomes Yaesu as Principal Sponsor of Logbook of The World Web Site

    The ARRL welcomes Yaesu as the principal sponsor of the Logbook of The World (LoTW) Web site. LoTW is a repository of log records submitted by users from around the world; when both participants in a QSO submit matching QSO records to LoTW, the result is
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