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    12/15/2011 | Amateur Radio Balloon Flight Crosses Atlantic, Sets Records

    Ron Meadows, K6RPT, and his son Lee -- leaders of the California Near Space Project -- successfully launched an Amateur Radio high altitude balloon on Sunday, December 11 at 4:43 PM PST. The balloon reached a cruise altitude between 105,000 and 115,000 fe
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    08/02/2011 | ARRL Board Names Angel Santana, WP3GW, Winner of Silver Antenna Award

    Angel Santana, WP3GW, has been named the winner of the 2011 Philip J. McGan Memorial Silver Antenna Award for his volunteer public relations work on behalf of Amateur Radio. Santana was recognized for his work and recommended for the award by the ARRL Pub
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    01/27/2011 | ARRL Board Bestows Awards at 2011 Annual Meeting

    The ARRL Board of Directors had the pleasure and distinction of bestowing three annual awards at its 2011 Annual Meeting -- the ARRL International Humanitarian Award, the George Hart Distinguished Service Award and the Bill Leonard, W2SKE, Professional Me
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    12/14/2010 | What Role Can You Play to Help Defend Our Amateur Radio Spectrum?

    The third edition of Spectrum Defense Matters -- a newsletter aimed at keeping ARRL members updated on issues related to the protection of Amateur Radio frequencies -- has just been released on the ARRL Web site. This newsletter covers both domestic and i
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    10/05/2010 | ARRL Teachers Institute Expands to Include Space, Electronics in the Classroom

    This summer, the ARRL offered two advanced ARRL Teachers Institutes on Wireless Technology (TI-2) sessions. One session focused on how to integrate space into the classroom, while the other concentrated on basic and more advanced electronics concepts and
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    05/17/2010 | Maker Faire to Feature Amateur Radio Again in 2010

    Ham radio demonstrations and displays are in the works for Maker Faire the world’s largest do-it-yourself (DIY) festival. As in 2009, the festival will once again take place at the San Mateo County Expo Center in California on May 22-23. According to ARR
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    07/21/2009 | Ham Radio Helps Out with Mountain Rescue

    It was a quiet afternoon on July 11 and Rich Lippucci, KI6RRQ, of Vista, California, was monitoring the Catalina Amateur Radio Association (CARA) repeater on his base station. "I heard someone come over the repeater, calling, 'Is there anybody listen
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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