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    08/31/2011 | Have Some Fun in the ARRL September VHF QSO Party

    September is here, and that means the VHF bands have been getting a workout. “If you’ve never experienced the fun of VHF+ operating, the ARRL September VHF QSO Party, the weekend of September 10 is a great place to start,” said ARRL Contest Branch Manager
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    08/09/2011 | Go High for the 2011 ARRL 10 GHz and Up Contest

    If you enjoy the being on the cutting edge of Amateur Radio’s technical side, take a look at the microwave bands. The 2011 ARRL 10 GHz and Up Contest gives you the perfect chance to explore this portion of the radio spectrum.
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    07/14/2011 | The Republic of South Sudan Is Now a DXCC Entity

    At 10:18 AM (EDT) on Thursday, July 14, the UN General Assembly met to vote on whether or not to admit the Republic of South Sudan as its 193rd member state. The Republic of South Sudan was unanimously admitted and is now a member of the United Nations; a
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    06/01/2011 | Gear Up for the ARRL June VHF QSO Party

    Lots of RF will be generated on 6 meters and up the weekend of June 11-12 during the 2011 ARRL June VHF QSO Party. While many amateurs think of the VHF+ bands as a “local” band for public service, emergency communications or a bit of fun on FM repeaters,
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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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    01/14/2011 | Logbook of The World Now Supports VUCC

    ARRL’s Logbook of the World (LoTW) -- an online system for amateurs to confirm two-way contacts that can be used for various ARRL awards -- has been upgraded to support awards based on Maidenhead grid squares, such as VUCC and the Fred Fish Memorial Award
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    01/13/2011 | Aim High in the ARRL January VHF Sweepstakes

    VHF operators will be on the bands in force the weekend of January 22-24 as the ARRL January VHF Sweepstakes hits the airwaves. This contest gives the VHFer in all of us a chance to do some contesting during the winter months.
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    12/15/2010 | 2010 a Banner Year for DXCC, Incoming/Outgoing QSL Bureaus

    With the coming of more sunspots, comes more DX. And when more amateurs are working DX, that means the ARRL’s Membership and Volunteer Programs Department -- especially the DXCC desk and the ARRL Incoming and Outgoing QSL Bureaus -- goes into high gear.
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