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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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    07/01/2010 | Hams Quickly Switch from Drill to Emergency Mode When Severe Weather Strikes

    Just two days before the start of ARRL Field Day, Amateur Radio operators in South Central Pennsylvania were preparing for a regularly scheduled bi-annual exercise involving the Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station, located on the Susquehanna River. The dril
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