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    10/31/2012 | Hawaii Hams Activate for Tsunami Warning

    On Saturday, October 27, radio amateurs in Hawaii responded to a tsunami warning, providing valuable and timely information to emergency management officials. The tsunami was triggered by a magnitude 7.7 earthquake which struck at struck at 5:04 PM HST (0
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    10/09/2012 | Scouts and Scouters Take to the Airwaves for the 55th Jamboree on the Air

    Each year, more than 500,000 Scouts in more than 100 countries take to the airwaves for Jamboree on the Air during the third full weekend in October -- and this year on October 20-21, it will be no different.
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  • Texas amateurs attempt a world record high-altitude balloon flight

    02/09/2012 | World Record Balloon Attempt

    Texas amateurs plan to launch a balloon that will eventually reach Nanjing, China.
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    05/18/2011 | Bob Heil, K9EID, to Headline New Internet Show

    On Tuesday, May 24, Bob Heil, K9EID -- owner of Heil Sound -- will premier a new netcast show on Leo Laporte’s website. Called HamNation, the show will focus on equipment, applications, tips and general information for the Amateur Radio operator.
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    05/17/2011 | WRTC 2014 Announces Advisory Council Members

    Three radio amateurs have been selected to be on the Advisory Council for the 2014 World Radiosport Team Championships (WRTC): Tim Duffy, K3LR, of Edmond, Oklahoma, Craig Thompson, K9CT, of Trivoli, Illinois, and George DeMontrond III, NR5M, of Houston Te
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    04/25/2011 | WX4NHC Assistant Coordinator Honored at National Hurricane Conference

    W4NXC Assistant Coordinator Julio Ripoll, WD4R was awarded the Distinguished Service Award at the National Hurricane Conference -- held April 18-22 in Atlanta, Georgia -- for “exceptional service in providing emergency communication during hurricane event
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    04/12/2011 | World Amateur Radio Day Set for Monday, April 18

    The International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) and its more than 160 Member-Societies that represent countries around the world will celebrate World Amateur Radio Day on April 18. The theme for this year’s celebration is Amateur Radio: The First Technology
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    08/31/2010 | QST Columnist Recognized for Documenting Radio’s Past

    John Dilks, K2TQN -- who pens the “Vintage Radio” column in QST every month -- was awarded the AWA Houck Award for Documentation by the American Wireless Association (AWA) at their 2010 World Convention, held August 17-21 in Rochester, New York. This awar
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