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  • K5KA

    11/23/2009 | ARRL Sweepstakes Manager Ken Adams, K5KA (SK)

    Ken Adams, K5KA, succumbed to cancer and passed away on Sunday, November 22. He was 64. Adams, an ARRL Life Member, served as the first-ever Contest Manager for the ARRL Sweepstakes, coming on board in 2005. "Ken was a 'get it done' kinda guy,"
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  • 11/18/2009 | ARRL Sweepstakes Takes to the Phone Bands Next Weekend

    The SSB portion of the ARRL November Sweepstakes -- the premier domestic HF contest -- takes place next weekend, running 2100 UTC Saturday, November 21 to 0300 Monday, November 23 (or 4 PM Saturday to 10 PM Sunday EST). According to ARRL Contest Branch Ma
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  • 11/02/2009 | Fall Frequency Measuring Test This Month

    The W1AW Frequency Measuring Test (FMT) has taken several different formats over the past few years. This year, we return to the "classic" FMT -- measuring the frequency of an unmodulated carrier. Accurate frequency measurement is required of al
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  • 2010HB3D

    10/01/2009 | The 2010 ARRL Handbook: Our Biggest -- and Best -- Ever!

    With more than 60 authors and reviewers contributing over 70 percent of new or completely revised content, The 2010 ARRL Handbook for Radio Communications is the biggest Handbook ever. Since it was first published in 1926, the Handbook Learn More

  • 06/22/2009 | W1AW, WA6ZTY to Conduct Dual-Tone Frequency Measuring Test in July

    The Hiram Percy Maxim Memorial Station, W1AW, and WA6ZTY on the West Coast will conduct a summer Frequency Measuring Test (FMT) on July 1 at 9:45 PM EDT (0145 UTC on July 2). According to FMT Coordinator H. Ward Silver, N0AX, the format will be a "do
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  • ComAcad2

    04/08/2009 | Seattle Hosts Amateur Radio Emergency Communications Seminar

    More than 250 hams and emergency communications professionals enjoyed two days of focused programs and socializing at the 11th Annual Communications Academy in Seattle over the weekend of April 3-4. Held at South Seattle Community College in West Seattle,
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  • 12/09/2008 | ARRL 10 Meter Contest Means HF Fun for Technicians, Too!

    This weekend brings an opportunity for Technician licensees to exercise their HF privileges and have fun at the same time. The ARRL 10 Meter Contest is set to begin at 0000 UTC on Saturday December 13 (this is Friday evening in the US) and runs through 23
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