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  • 03/09/2009 | GAREC-2009: Emergency Communications Across Borders

    The Fifth Global Amateur Radio Emergency Communications Conference (GAREC) -- hosted by the Japan Amateur Radio League (JARL) -- will be held in conjunction with the JARL Ham Fair at Tokyo Big Sight on August 24-25, 2009. Registration for GAREC-2009 will
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  • 02/18/2009 | World Amateur Radio Day to Recognize Amateur Radio's Role in Disaster Communications

    Each year on April 18, radio amateurs celebrate World Amateur Radio Day. On that day in 1925, 84 years ago, the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) was founded. In 2009, the theme of the event is Amateur Radio: Your Resource in Disaster and Emergency
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    12/01/2008 | ARRL President Emeritus George Wilson, W4OYI (SK)

    George S. Wilson III, W4OYI, of Owensboro, Kentucky, passed away at his home on November 25. He was 76. Wilson served as the ARRL's 11th President from January 1992-July 1995. He resigned from the position after a stroke in 1995. Wilson's tenure in ARRL l
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  • 09/13/2008 | W1AW Supports EchoLink Operations During Ike

    Throughout the course of Hurricane -- now Tropical Storm -- Ike, operators at W1AW, the Hiram Percy Maxim Station, hooked into the HF radio of ARRL West Gulf Vice Director David Woolweaver, K5RAV, via EchoLink. According to W1AW Station Manager Joe Carcia
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    05/27/2008 | Chinese Officials Give Kudos to Amateur Radio Operators

    As disaster recovery efforts continue following the earthquake in the Wenchuan area of China's Sichuan province on May 12, China's Information Office of the State Council reports that the death toll has reached 67,183 persons as of May 27. Communications
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