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    05/25/2011 | Radio Amateurs Assist American Red Cross, Served Agencies During Joplin Storm

    On Sunday, May 22 at 5:41 PM (CDT), the single deadliest twister in almost 60 years -- and the second major tornado disaster in less than a month -- swept through the southwestern Missouri city of Joplin, slamming straight into St John’s Regional Medical
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    04/28/2011 | Tornadoes and Thunderstorms Keep Radio Amateurs Busy in Midwest, Southeast

    As violent storms swept through Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas and North Carolina, served agencies called upon Amateur Radio operators to help provide communications support and real-time weather observations. The storms and flooding were the latest in th
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    04/14/2011 | Hams Provide Communications Support During West Texas Wildfires

    At 4:15 PM CDT, ARRL West Texas District 5 Emergency Coordinator Bob Ward, WA5ROE, received a call from Jeff Davis County (Texas) Fire Marshal Stewart Billingsley, N5HXZ. Billingsley informed Ward that a fire had begun in the West Texas town of Marfa and
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    02/22/2011 | New Section Manager Elected in Arkansas

    In the only balloted Section Manager election this winter, ARRL members in Arkansas have elected Dale Temple, W5RXU, North Little Rock, as Section Manager for the next two year term of office that starts April 1. Temple received 362 votes, and his opponen
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    01/13/2011 | Midwestern Hams Spot, Track Tornados As 2011 Begins

    In the final hours of 2010, tornados swept across Missouri, Illinois and Arkansas, leaving at least seven people dead. Hams in Missouri -- one of the hardest hit areas -- activated nets and provided real-time weather observations to the National Weather S
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    08/24/2010 | Summer Section Manager Election Results

    The Southern Florida Section and the Oklahoma Section will have new Section Mangers starting in October, and the incumbent Section Manager of Ohio was re-elected in the summer Section Manager election cycle that concluded on Tuesday, August 24; election b
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