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    03/28/2012 | QST Author Seriously Injured

    Commander Richard Paton, USCGR (Ret) -- author of “Radio’s Role in the Titanic Disaster” in the April 2012 issue of QST -- was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident in Tolland, Connecticut on March 22. He is in the Intensive Care Unit at Hartford Hos
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    02/23/2012 | Hollywood Movie Features Morse Code, Homebrew Equipment -- and Sea Monsters!

    In the movie Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, Sean Anderson (played by Josh Hutcherson) receives a coded distress signal that comes from a mysterious island where no island should exist. Sean decides to follow the signal with the unwilling assistance fro
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    01/23/2012 | ARRL Foundation Scholarship Application Deadline Fast Approaching

    Calling all college students and high school seniors! The ARRL Foundation Scholarship Application Deadline is February 1. Will you be nominated to receive one of the prestigious ARRL Foundation Scholarships? Only one week remains until the application per
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    12/07/2011 | New Rules for 60 Meters Have Yet to Take Effect

    Last month, the FCC released a Report & Order (R&O), detailing new rules for the 5 MHz (60 meters) Amateur Radio band. These rules have not been published in the Federal Register. In order to be official, the rules must be published in the Federal Registe
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    10/12/2011 | US Amateurs Now 700,000 Strong!

    As the third quarter of 2011 came to a close, ARRL VEC Manager Maria Somma, AB1FM, began calculating the number of licensed Amateur Radio operators in the US, as well as the number of new licensees. “At the end of September, I saw that the number of hams
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    09/06/2011 | Get SET for the 2011 ARRL Simulated Emergency Test

    ARRL’s Simulated Emergency Test (SET) is October 1-2, 2011. This nationwide exercise is the chance to test your emergency operating skills and the readiness of your communications equipment and accessories in an emergency-like deployment. ARRL Field O
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    08/15/2011 | ARRL and California Researchers Team Up to End 12 Meter Interference

    After the resolution of the recent 60 meter CODAR situation on the East Coast, the ARRL noted an earlier report by John Terrell, N6LN, of Palos Verdes, California. Terrell described CODAR activity on the 12 meter band, from 24.93 to 25.058 MHz. Since it a
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    07/28/2011 | ARRL Board of Directors Gathers in Connecticut for 2011 Second Meeting

    The ARRL Board of Directors held its Second Meeting of 2011 July 15-16 in Windsor, Connecticut, under the chairmanship of President Kay Craigie, N3KN. At the two-day meeting, the Board considered a number of reports and acted on several recommendations --
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