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    07/30/2012 | Noted QST Author Steve Powlishen, K1FO (SK)

    Steve Powlishen, K1FO, of Madison, Connecticut, passed away July 28 due to complications from cancer. He was 60. An ARRL Life Member, Powlishen was best known for his antenna designs for weak signal work.
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    07/25/2012 | Vic Poor, W5SMM, Receives ARRL President’s Award

    Victor Poor, W5SMM, of Melbourne, Florida was awarded the ARRL President’s Award at July 9 meeting of the Platinum Coast Amateur Radio Society (PCARS). There have been only a handful of recipients of this prestigious award.
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    07/13/2012 | The K7RA Solar Update

    Solar activity rose moderately this week, with the average daily sunspot numbers up nearly 3 points to 120.9, and the average daily solar flux rising more than 28 points to 166.8. There was quite a bit of geomagnetic activity -- the most happening on July
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    04/24/2012 | ARRL EXPO at the Dayton Hamvention®: Where the DX Comes to You!

    As part of the ARRL EXPO -- part of the 2012 Dayton Hamvention® -- the ARRL is pleased to present a plethora of DX activities. Visitors to the ARRL EXPO will see a lot of activities relating to DX, including DXCC card checking and a chance to drop off QSL
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    03/28/2012 | Online DXCC Application to Debut April 2

    Beginning April 2 at 12:01 AM EDT (0401 UTC), the ARRL’s new Online DXCC tool will be ready to accept applications, allowing hams to supply the data from traditional paper QSLs in a digital form to apply for a new DXCC award or endorsement. Submitting a D
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    02/28/2012 | Nominations for ARRL Awards Now Open

    Each year, the ARRL Board of Directors has the opportunity to select recipients for a number of awards in various categories that honor Amateur Radio operators. The nomination period is now open for the ARRL awards that are designed to recognize education
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    02/06/2012 | Be a Star! Deadline for Second Annual ARRL Video Contest is February 29

    If you’ve ever wanted a way to show the world how exciting Amateur Radio can be, here’s your chance: The ARRL is sponsoring its Second Annual Video Contest! Here’s a chance to put that video camera to use: Shoot a ham radio-related video and send it our w
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