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    11/15/2011 | LoTW Processing Times Improving

    Logbook of The World (LoTW) is continuing to accept and process logs. Currently, the processing delay is at 45 hours, down from 60 hours last week. As of November 15, there are 1.7 million QSOs waiting to be processed, a decrease of 40 percent -- more tha
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    11/11/2011 | Let’s Play Two! The 2011 ARRL Phone Sweepstakes Is Right Around the Corner

    The ARRL Sweepstakes celebrates its 78th anniversary in 2011 and the SSB weekend is coming up on November 19-21. As last weekend’s CW weekend demonstrated, the recent re-awakening of the sunspot cycle promises a generous dose of competition and fun for op
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    11/09/2011 | LoTW Processing Update

    Logbook of The World has been managing to hold its own against the current high volume of incoming logs. An approximate 60 hour processing delay has been maintained for about a week. As of November 9, there are approximately 2.8 million QSOs in the LoTW q
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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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