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    12/03/2012 | Robert Bastone, WC3O, Wins November QST Cover Plaque Award

    The winner of the November QST Cover Plaque award is Robert Bastone, WC3O, for his article “A Different Way to Assemble PL-259 Coax Plugs.” Congratulations Robert! The QST Cover Plaque Award -- given to the author or authors of the best article in each is
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    11/01/2012 | James Klitzing, W6PQL, Wins October QST Cover Plaque Award

    The winner of the October QST Cover Plaque award is James Klitzing, W6PQL, for his article “Solid State 1 kW Linear Amplifier for 2 Meters” Congratulations James! The QST Cover Plaque Award -- given to the author or authors of the best article in each iss
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    10/01/2012 | Thomas Schaefer, NY4I, Wins September QST Cover Plaque Award

    The winner of the August QST Cover Plaque award is Thomas Schaefer, NY4I, for his article “Your Antenna is on Fire!” Congratulations Thomas! The QST Cover Plaque Award -- given to the author or authors of the best article in each issue -- is determined by
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    08/01/2012 | Carl Luetzelschwab, K9LA, Wins July QST Cover Plaque Award

    The winner of the July QST Cover Plaque award is Carl Luetzelschwab, K9LA, for his article “Our Recent Solar Minimum and Sunspot Cycle 24 Progress.” Congratulations Carl! The QST Cover Plaque award -- given to the author or authors of the best article in
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    07/20/2012 | Vanity Call Sign Fee to Go Up 80 Cents

    On July 20, the FCC announced that the cost of an Amateur Radio vanity call sign will increase 80 cents, from $14.20 to $15. The fee will increase 30 days after notice of the increase is published in the Federal Register; no date has yet been set for publ
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    05/07/2012 | FCC Seeks Higher Vanity Call Sign Fee

    The FCC released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on May 4, seeking to raise the fee for Amateur Radio vanity call signs. Currently, a vanity call sign costs $14.20 and is good for 10 years; the new fee, if the FCC plan goes through, will go up to $
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    05/01/2012 | Richard Paton Wins April QST Cover Plaque Award

    The winner of the April QST Cover Plaque award is retired USCG Commander Richard Paton for his article “Radio’s Role in the Titanic Disaster.” Congratulations Richard! The QST Cover Plaque award -- given to the author or authors of the best article in eac
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