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  • 4U1WEDops

    08/04/2008 | Austrian Amateurs Celebrate UN World Environment Day

    In 1972, the United Nations (UN) established World Environment Day to mark the opening of the Stockholm Conference on the Human Environment. To celebrate this event in 2008, the Vienna International Amateur Radio Club, 4U1VIC, received permission from the
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  • 07/11/2008 | IARU Member Societies On-The-Air for IARU HF World Championship

    In this weekend's IARU HF World Championship Contest, IARU Member Societies from all around the globe will be active and operating with special call signs. According to ARRL Contest Branch Manager Sean Kutzko, KX9X, many of these call signs end in HQ, des
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  • ChinaQuake

    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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    05/14/2008 | Hams Called to Action in Aftermath of China Quake

    On Monday, May 12 at 0628 UTC, a magnitude 7.8 earthquake hit Sichuan, China. The Chinese Radio Sports Association, the Chinese IARU Member-Society, has designated the following frequencies for emergency services involved in the rescue: 14.270, 7.050 and
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