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    04/03/2012 | W1AW Claims 5BDXCC

    Nearly four decades after the introduction of the Five Band DXCC Award (5BDXCC), W1AW, the Hiram Percy Maxim Station has achieved this milestone. “As with most stations, we found that 80 meters was our stumbling block,” W1AW Station Manager Joe Carcia, NJ
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    01/24/2012 | New Books on HF Digital Operations, Emergency Power Now Shipping

    The ARRL has just released two new books that you are going to want to have in your shack: Get on the Air with HF Digital by QST Editor Steve Ford, WB8IMY, and Emergency Power for Radio Communications (2nd edition) by Michael Bryce, WB8VGE. Explore digit
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    12/20/2011 | ARRL Requests Feedback for 60 Meter Band Plan

    In anticipation of the effective date of the 60-meter Report and Order, the ARRL is asking for input concerning a 60-meter band plan
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    11/21/2011 | FCC Releases New Rules for 60 Meters

    On November 18, the FCC released a Report and Order (R&O), defining new rules for the 60 meter (5 MHz) band. These rules are in response to a Petition for Rulemaking (PRM) filed by the ARRL more than five years ago and a June 2010 Notice of Proposed Rulem
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    09/19/2011 | Radio Amateurs Take to the Air to Support National Wildlife Refuge Week

    Amateur Radio operators will be on the air in observance of the 2011 National Wildlife Refuge Week, October 8-16. This event will coincide with festivals and special events at refuges that help connect people with nature at the country’s more than 500 Nat
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    08/08/2011 | Attention RTTY Rookies: The 2011 RTTY Rookie Roundup Is Here!

    For the first time since the Rookie Roundup came into being last year, the digital modes will get their day in the Sun: On August 21, the Rookie Roundup meets RTTY! “Created to give the budding operator a place to learn about contesting at an easier pace,
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    04/27/2011 | James McLaughlin, WA2EWE/T6AF, Killed By Afghan Pilot

    James McLaughlin, WA2EWE/T6AF, was one of several killed in Kabul, Afghanistan on Wednesday, April 27. News sources say that eight American troops and a US contractor died Wednesday after an Afghan military pilot opened fire during a meeting in an operati
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    04/06/2011 | Rev Up The Rookies: The 2011 SSB Rookie Roundup Is Here!

    Newly licensed amateurs will once again be the focus of attention on Sunday, April 17 as the ARRL Rookie Roundup enters its second year. Created to give the budding operator a place to learn about contesting at an easier pace, the ARRL Rookie Roundup is a
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