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    09/07/2009 | Happy Birthday, Hiram!

    This week, the League celebrates the 140th anniversary of the birth of ARRL's co-founder and first President, Hiram Percy Maxim, W1AW! Maxim -- born September 2, 1869 -- decided a national organization for Amateur Radio was in order after he needed a &quo
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  • 08/12/2009 | ARRL Responds to FCC's Proposed Allocation for Medical Devices in 70 cm Band

    ARRL General Counsel Chris Imlay, W3KD, on behalf of the ARRL, filed comments on August 11 regarding a Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM), ET Docket 09-36, issued by the FCC in March 2009. In the NPRM, the FCC proposed to allocate spectru
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    08/09/2009 | ARRL President Presents League's Views on Distracted Driving Laws to Safety Advocacy Group

    To ensure that Amateur Radio is not an unintended victim of the growing public debate over what to do about distracted drivers, ARRL President Joel Harrison, W5ZN, has written a letter to the National Safety Council (NSC), highlighting issues regarding th
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    07/02/2009 | 2008 ARRL Annual Report Now Available

    The ARRL Annual Report for 2008, now available online and in print, reviews the major events of the year and documents the renewed growth of both the ARRL and the activities of the Amateur Radio Service. In 2008, the ARRL experienced a growth in membershi
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  • 06/26/2009 | ARRL Seeks Court Action to Compel FCC to Comply with Ruling

    On June 24, 2009, the ARRL filed a petition with the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit asking the Court to order the Federal Communications Commission to comply with the Court's 2008 decision that remanded the FCC's rulin
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    05/28/2009 | The ARRL Triple Play Award: A Worldwide Event!

    The ARRL Triple Play Award (TPA) -- introduced January 1, 2009 -- is available to all amateurs worldwide who confirm QSOs with each of the 50 states on voice, CW and digital modes via Logbook of the World (LoTW). Not even six months since its inception, t
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    03/20/2009 | African Radio Organization Applies for IARU Membership

    In the IARU Calendar, No 188 dated March 11, 2009, IARU Secretary David Sumner, K1ZZ, reported that the Union des Radioamateurs du Congo (URAC) in the Republic of the Congo has applied to become an IARU Member-Society (IARU Proposal No 245).
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  • 02/12/2009 | IARU Member-Societies Ratify New Officers, Vote to Admit New Members

    On February 10, IARU Secretary David Sumner, K1ZZ, counted ballots submitted by IARU Member-Societies. Proposals submitted to the Member-Societies in September 2008 (IARU Calendar 187) included the election of a new IARU President and Vice Presiden
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