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    11/20/2012 | Top Off the Year on Top Band in the ARRL 160 Meter Contest

    While Solar Cycle 24 is making the high bands the focal point for HF operators, 160 meters -- Top Band -- is still chock full of DX. There’s no better time to get on 160 meters than the ARRL 160 Meter Contest, November 30-December 2.
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    05/18/2012 | The K7RA Solar Update

    The average daily sunspot numbers for the past week rose nearly 25 points, or about 27 percent, to 117.3. The big day was Monday, May 14 when the daily sunspot number jumped to 156. This was the day after four new sunspot groups, numbered 1481 through 148
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    04/30/2012 | 7O6T Yemen DXpedition to Get Underway Today

    The Daily DX is reporting that the 7O6T Yemen DXpedition will start 2100 UTC Monday, April 30 and will continue through 2100 UTC May 15. Yemen currently sits at #5 on DX Magazine’s most wanted list, behind North Korea, Navassa, Bouvet and Heard Island. Th
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    12/30/2011 | ARRL Diamond DXCC Challenge

    The new Diamond DXCC Challenge commemorates the 75th anniversary of the ARRL DXCC program.
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    11/30/2011 | The ARRL 10 Meter Contest: Get On While the Bands Are Hot!

    Ten meters -- in case you haven’t heard, it’s alive in a big way! That means that the ARRL 10 Meter Contest -- coming up the weekend of December 10-11 -- is going to be the one of the best we’ve seen in years! During this event, many propagation modes wil
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    06/07/2011 | Gene Zimmerman, W3ZZ, to Retire from “The World Above 50 MHz”

    If you’re a VHF+ fan, you probably read “The World Above 50 MHz,” written by Gene Zimmerman, W3ZZ, of Gaithersburg, Maryland. For the last nine years, Zimmerman -- an ARRL Life Member -- has written this popular QST column, but the July 2011 issue will be
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