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    04/03/2012 | W1AW Claims 5BDXCC

    Nearly four decades after the introduction of the Five Band DXCC Award (5BDXCC), W1AW, the Hiram Percy Maxim Station has achieved this milestone. “As with most stations, we found that 80 meters was our stumbling block,” W1AW Station Manager Joe Carcia, NJ
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    03/15/2012 | ARRL Announces New DXCC Fee Structure

    The DX Century Club (DXCC) is the premier Amateur Radio operating award. Available to hams around the world, tens of thousands of awards have been issued since 1945 under the modern award program. In 2012, the DXCC program is not only still thriving, but
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  • Bill Simons, W9BB, who died in January, developed the Shure 440 and 444 microphones for the Amateur Radio market.

    02/17/2012 | Bill Simons, W9BB, Silent Key; Developed Shure Microphones

    Bill Simons, W9BB, who developed two famous models of Shure microphones for the Amateur Radio market, died in January at age 84.
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    10/15/2010 | Some Notes from the ARRL DXCC Desk

    2010 DXCC submission deadline is approaching
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    05/03/2010 | Noted DXer Vince Thompson, K5VT (SK)

    Dr Vinson Thompson, K5VT, passed away on April 26 from acute myeloid leukemia, only diagnosed four weeks before his death. He was 67. An ARRL Life Member and former Chairman of the ARRL DX Advisory Committee (DXAC), Thompson was famous in DX and contestin
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  • 10/14/2009 | Mathias Bjerrang, LA5NM/JW5NM (SK)

    Noted DXer Mathias Bjerrang, LA5NM/JW5NM, passed away October 11. He was 67. While in Svalbard, Norway, Bjerrang slipped and fell while walking, hitting his head and was later found Sunday morning, cold and unable to speak. He was brought inside where he
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    05/07/2008 | QST Contributing Editor H. Ward Silver, N0AX, Named "Amateur of the Year"

    Dayton Hamvention® has named QST Contributing Editor and Author H. Ward Silver, N0AX, as its 2008 Amateur of the Year. Hamvention says Silver's "books and teaching materials have helped many become hams." Tom McDermott, N5EG, will receive Ha
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