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  • PAVE is an Air Force code word. PAWS is an acronym for Phased Array Warning System. Unlike older mechanical radars, PAVE PAWS is steered electronically, allowing for greatly increased speed an accuracy. The primary mission of this system was to detect the launch of Soviet missiles from submarines. PAVE PAWS radars are currently located at Beale Air Force Base, California and Cape Cod Air Station, Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts. The radar pictured here is in El Dorado, Texas; it was built in the mid-1980s and was shut down in 1995.

    08/21/2008 | ARRL Responds to Concerns Raised by California Repeater Owners Affected by PAVE PAWS

    Earlier this week, the ARRL responded to a series of concerns raised by repeaters owners regarding the ongoing PAVE PAWS interference mitigation project at Beale Air Force Base near Sacramento, California. In a lengthy e-mail dated August 20, ARRL Regulat
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    08/13/2008 | Harry Mills, K4HU (SK)

    Harry Judd Mills, K4HU, passed away Saturday, August 9 at the Cardinal Care Center in Hendersonville, North Carolina after a period of declining health. He was 100. Mills was a resident of Hendersonville since his retirement in 1971 after a 30 year worldw
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  • 07/18/2008 | New 70 cm Coordination Agreement Reached for New England

    In the next step of developing a long-term procedure to mitigate interference to the Air Force PAVE PAWS radar site at Cape Cod Air Force Station in Massachusetts, the ARRL has brokered a deal that will allow new coordinations to be considered by the New
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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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    06/12/2008 | Get Ready to Ride the Waves

    The 2008 ARRL Field Day will be here before you know it, so now is the time to grab your rig, hang ten (a dipole or two will do) and Ride the Waves June 28-29. Field Day packets can be downloaded from the ARRL Web site.
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    06/10/2008 | Station Locator Service New for Field Day 2008

    This year, for the first time, the ARRL has put together a Station Locator to help amateurs or those interested in Amateur Radio find a Field Day site near them. According to ARRL Field Day Manager Dan Henderson, N1ND, many amateurs have been asking for s
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