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    01/17/2012 | ARRL Bestows Awards at 2012 Annual Meeting

    The ARRL Board of Directors had the pleasure and distinction of bestowing three annual awards at its 2012 Annual Meeting — the George Hart Distinguished Service Award, the Bill Leonard, W2SKE, Professional Media Award for print, audio and video, and the A
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    12/15/2011 | NTSB Urges States to Ban Cell Phone Use by Drivers

    On Tuesday, December 13, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recommended that States ban the nonemergency use of all cellular telephones and other “portable electronic devices” (PEDs) by drivers of motor vehicles. This would include hands-free
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    11/22/2011 | Fall Section Manager Election Results

    ARRL members in New Mexico, Tennessee, and Michigan will have new Section Managers, beginning January 1, 2012. Members in Kansas also re-elected their Section Manager in a balloted race that concluded when ballots were counted and verified at ARRL Headqua
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    10/19/2011 | Newly Elected Section Managers Converge in Newington

    This weekend, five newly elected or appointed Section Managers will be in Newington for an orientation workshop. The primary purposes of the workshop sessions are to share ideas and to provide basic administrative, management, leadership and motivational
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    10/03/2011 | Nominations Now Open for the George Hart Distinguished Service Award

    The George Hart Distinguished Service Award may be presented by the Board of Directors to the ARRL member whose service to the ARRL’s Field Organization is of the most exemplary nature. The Distinguished Service Award is named in honor of George Hart, W1N
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    09/06/2011 | Get SET for the 2011 ARRL Simulated Emergency Test

    ARRL’s Simulated Emergency Test (SET) is October 1-2, 2011. This nationwide exercise is the chance to test your emergency operating skills and the readiness of your communications equipment and accessories in an emergency-like deployment. ARRL Field O
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    09/01/2011 | Hams from North Carolina to Maine Provide Communication Support Before, During and After Hurricane Irene

    Hurricane Irene -- the first major hurricane of the 2011 hurricane season -- left extensive flood and wind damage along its path through the Caribbean, the East Coast of the United States and as far north as Atlantic Canada. Beginning on August 20 as then
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    05/31/2011 | New Section Manager Appointed in Santa Clara Valley

    Phil Steffora, K6TT, of Los Altos, California, was appointed as Santa Clara Valley Section Manager on May 25. ARRL Membership and Volunteer Programs Manager Dave Patton, NN1N, made the appointment in consultation with Pacific Division Director Bob Vallio,
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