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    09/27/2011 | ARRL Invites Nominations for 2011 International Humanitarian Award

    Nominations are open for the 2011 ARRL International Humanitarian Award. This award is conferred upon an amateur or amateurs who demonstrate devotion to human welfare, peace and international understanding through Amateur Radio. The League established the
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    08/16/2011 | Tom Hammond, N0SS (SK)

    Tom Hammond, N0SS, of Lohman, Missouri, passed away August 4 from cancer. He was 67. Hammond was the first and only Life Member of the Kansas City DX Club (KCDXC), playing an invaluable role in the club for more than three decades, creating his world famo
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    07/13/2011 | ARRL Executive Committee Approves Grants for Six Schools

    In June, the ARRL Executive Committee reviewed grant applications for the ARRL’s Education & Technology Program (ETP), awarding equipment and resources valued at nearly $5000 to five schools. More than 575 schools across the country have received support
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    05/25/2011 | FEMA Administrator Calls Amateur Radio “The Last Line of Defense”

    In an FCC forum on earthquake communications preparedness, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate described the Amateur Radio operator as “the ultimate backup, the originators of what we call social media.” The forum-- held
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    05/20/2011 | NASA and ARISS Reach Out to Educators

    On May 19, the Education Office at NASA’s Johnson Space Center’s (JSC) notified almost 20,000 US educators about the Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) Project. According to ARRL ARISS Program Manager Rosalie White, K1STO, this kicks
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    05/19/2011 | Puerto Rican Amateurs Recognized on Día del Radioaficionado de Puerto Rico

    Radio amateurs in Puerto Rico celebrated Puerto Rico Amateur Radio Operator Day (Día del Radioaficionado de Puerto Rico) on May 10, as provided by Law No. 50 of June 7, 1996. The law establishes the second Tuesday of May for this recognition.
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    05/18/2011 | Bob Heil, K9EID, to Headline New Internet Show

    On Tuesday, May 24, Bob Heil, K9EID -- owner of Heil Sound -- will premier a new netcast show on Leo Laporte’s TwiT.tv website. Called HamNation, the show will focus on equipment, applications, tips and general information for the Amateur Radio operator.
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