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    02/03/2012 | Amateur Allocation at 472 kHz Moves a Step Closer to Acceptance

    While two hurdles still remain to be cleared, the effort to gain a new amateur medium frequency (MF) allocation reached a major milestone on Thursday, February 2 at the 2012 World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-12) in Geneva, Switzerland. According to
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    01/24/2012 | Watch 4U1ITU -- as 4U1WRC -- Live on the Internet

    Station personnel at 4U1ITU -- the Amateur Radio station at the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in Geneva, Switzerland -- have installed a webcam in the station, allowing anyone with an Internet connection to view live happenings at the statio
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    01/11/2012 | FCC Denies ARRL Petition on Vanity, Club Call Signs

    On January 11, the FCC issued a Memorandum Opinion and Order, denying an ARRL Petition for Reconsideration concerning vanity and club call signs. Filed with the Commission in January 2011, the ARRL’s Petition was in response to the FCC’s Report and Order
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    01/11/2012 | ARRL Meets 2011 Fundraising Goals

    Thanks to the generosity of dedicated members and friends, the ARRL successfully met its 2011 fundraising goals. More than 6000 individuals and clubs supported the efforts of the ARRL this past year through gifts to the Diamond Club, the Spectrum Defense
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    01/03/2012 | BPL Provider IBEC Announces Shutdown

    IBEC -- one of the very few remaining operators of Access BPL systems -- has announced that it is closing down. In an undated announcement that appeared on the IBEC website, the company announced that it has “no other option than to close our doors and ce
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    11/28/2011 | FCC Commissioners to Discuss Medical Micropower Networks in 413-457 MHz Band

    In their regular meeting on Wednesday, November 30, the four FCC Commissioners will hear from the Commission’s Office of Engineering and Technology (OET) regarding amending Parts 2 and 95 of the Commission’s Rules. In a Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPR
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    11/22/2011 | The ARRL Needs Your Help to Protect Our Amateur Radio Spectrum

    The third edition for 2011 of Spectrum Defense Matters -- a newsletter aimed at keeping ARRL members updated on issues related to the protection of Amateur Radio frequencies -- was recently released on the ARRL website. This newsletter covers both domesti
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    11/09/2011 | David Kaplan, WA1OUI, Takes Over Administration of ARRL A-1 Operator Club

    The ARRL relies on a number of volunteers who give their time to help make the organization run smoothly. From Division Directors to Section Managers to Emergency Coordinators to tour guides at Headquarters and everyone in between, volunteers play an impo
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