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  • Kb1GW

    08/04/2008 | Glenn P. Swanson, KB1GW (SK)

    Former ARRL Headquarters staffer Glenn P. Swanson, KB1GW, of North Granby, Connecticut, died August 1 after a brief illness. He was 54. In the mid-1990s, Swanson was very active in contesting activities and served a term as Yankee Clipper Contest Club (YC
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  • Pt8000

    07/30/2008 | German Radio Manufacturer Halts Transceiver Production

    In a surprise move, Hilberling GmbH has stopped production on the much anticipated PT-8000 series of HF/VHF Amateur Radio transceivers. Apparently due to CE marking regulations, Hilberling had to make constant adjustments to the design of the radio and wa
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  • 06/18/2008 | California Hands-Free Law to Go into Effect July 1; Ham Radio Not Affected Says Counsel

    A new California hands-free cellular telephone law goes into effect July 1, 2008. It, like many others around the country, prohibits using mobile telephones while driving unless a hands-free device is utilized. ARRL has received numerous questions about i
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  • WX4NHC_QSL

    06/05/2008 | National Hurricane Center Director Joins WX4NHC Annual Test

    On Saturday, May 31, WX4NHC, the Amateur Radio station at the National Hurricane Center (NHC), held their annual Communications Test from 1300-2100 UTC. According to WX4NHC Assistant Coordinator Julio Ripoll, WD4R, this annual test has two purposes: To ve
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