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    05/07/2012 | DXCC Desk Approves DXpeditions to Yemen and Somalia

    ARRL DXCC Manager Bill Moore, NC1L, reports that the current 7O6T DXpedition to Yemen and the February 2012 6O3A DXpedition to Somalia have been approved for DXCC credit. “If you had cards that were recently rejected for the 6O3A operation, please send an
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    04/12/2012 | North Texas Hams Respond When Tornados Strike

    On April 3, 2012, perfect conditions conducive to tornado activity converged on North Texas. A slow moving front, combined with abnormally warm temperatures and moist air coming in from the south, produced large hail, numerous funnel clouds, and tornados.
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    03/14/2012 | Hams in Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio Provide Support During and After Tornado Outbreak

    A devastating storm system moved across the United States on March 2, spawning a slew of tornadoes that contributed to at least 28 fatalities in Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio. These tornadoes followed an earlier outbreak that began on February 28 and left 13
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    03/06/2012 | Three Operations Approved for DXCC Credit

    ARRL DXCC Manager Bill Moore, NC1L, reports that three operations -- the current VK0TH and AX/VK0TH (Macquarie Island) operation, the 2011 6O0M (Somalia) operation and the December 2011-January 2012 9U3TMM (Burundi) operation -- have been approved for DXC
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    01/25/2012 | Hams in Arkansas and Alabama Help Provide Assistance to NWS During Severe Sunday Storms

    Strong winds and tornadoes moved through Arkansas and Alabama on Sunday, January 22. In response to the storms, the National Weather Service office in Little Rock activated Arkansas SYWARN the same afternoon, while ARES® members were activated in parts of
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    10/26/2011 | Hurricane Watch Net to Activate for Hurricane Rina

    The Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) will activate at 8:30 AM (EDT) October 27 for Hurricane Rina, currently a Category 1 storm. The HWN will be active on 14.325 MHz to report observed conditions to WX4NHC, the Amateur Radio station at the National Hurricane Cen
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    09/08/2011 | Report Calls on NASA to Hire More Astronauts

    Even as the space shuttle era has come to a close, a NASA-commissioned report says the space agency needs to hire more astronauts to maintain its presence on the International Space Station and prepare for the next generation of spaceflight. The report wa
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    09/01/2011 | Puerto Rico Feels Early Brunt of Hurricane Irene

    When Tropical Storm Irene formed on the evening of Saturday, August 20, the Puerto Rico Emergency Management Agency (PREMA) began to activate in preparation for the storm’s approach. According to ARRL Public Information Officer Angel Santana, WP3GW, amate
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