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    04/01/2012 | Google Declares “Morse Code Is Perfect” with New Gmail Tap Mail Program

    On April 1, Google announced that it has unveiled a new way to use its popular Gmail e-mail system. Called Gmail Tap, it uses dots and dashes to form letters, a system of communicating that should be very familiar to radio amateurs. “Morse code is perfect
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    03/12/2012 | W1AW Announces Spring Operating Schedule

    With the switch from Standard Time to Daylight Saving Time, W1AW Station Manager Joe Carcia, NJ1Q, has updated the W1AW operating schedule to reflect the change. Your local standard times have not changed, but the UTC times they reference have.
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    12/22/2011 | ARRL Straight Key Night: A Time to Celebrate the Beginnings of Amateur Radio

    From the very beginnings of Amateur Radio, there was Morse code. To celebrate and remember this heritage, the ARRL sponsors Straight Key Night each year on New Year’s Eve. Straight Key Night is a special time to break out that old straight key or bug, may
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    11/18/2011 | The K7RA Solar Update

    This week geomagnetic indices quieted a bit, as did solar activity in general. On November 9, sunspot numbers reached a high of 220, and this week, they declined, rose to 176 and then declined again. The average daily sunspot numbers slipped 8.4 points to
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    11/06/2011 | W1AW Announces Winter Operating Schedule

    With the switch from Daylight Saving Time to Standard Time, W1AW Station Manager Joe Carcia, NJ1Q, has updated the W1AW operating schedule to reflect the change. Your local standard times have not changed, but the UTC times they reference have.
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    11/05/2011 | USA Brings Home Gold at 2011 High Speed Telegraphy World Championships

    Back in September 1936, Eugene A. Hubbell, W9ERU, took home the silver trophy at what the October 1936 issue of QST called the first official “Amateur Code Speed Contest.” Only making one error, Hubbell won first prize with his winning speed of receiving
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    10/12/2011 | ARISSat-1 Team Announces Morse Code Contest

    ARISSat-1 -- the latest Amateur Radio satellite -- began its education-based mission after deployment from the International Space Station in August 2011. The ARISSat-1 mission is to provide a variety of information through its many broadcast modes promot
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