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    10/24/2012 | FCC Seeks Comments on Proposed Changes to Amateur Licensing Rules, Emission Types

    Earlier this month, the FCC released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) -- FCC Docket No. 12-121 -- proposing to amend the Part 97 rules governing the Amateur Radio Service. On October 24, a summary of the NPRM was published in the Federal Register an
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    10/17/2012 | ARRL Media and Public Relations Manager Allen Pitts, W1AGP, Retires from League

    After more than eight years as the ARRL Media and Public Relations Manager, Allen Pitts, W1AGP, has retired. During his tenure, Pitts was responsible for developing public relations campaigns that featured the many facets of the Amateur Radio Service.
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    10/03/2012 | ARRL Invites Nominations for 2012 International Humanitarian Award

    Nominations are open for the 2012 ARRL International Humanitarian Award. This award is conferred upon an amateur or amateurs who demonstrate devotion to human welfare, peace and international understanding through Amateur Radio.
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    09/24/2012 | IARU Region 3 Chairman Michael Owen, VK3KI (SK)

    IARU Region 3 Chairman Michael Owen, VK3KI, passed away September 22. He was 75. Owen, who was also President of the Wireless Institute of Australia (WIA) -- that country’s IARU Member-Society -- participated in many IARU committees and was a member of th
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    09/18/2012 | Looking Ahead to WRC-15

    From an Amateur Radio perspective, the 2012 World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-12) was very successful. According to IARU Secretary Rod Stafford, W6ROD, the IARU Administrative Council will meet in the next 45 days and will address the agenda items
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    09/13/2012 | ARRL to Welcome USTTI Students in October

    Next month -- October 1-5 -- the ARRL will welcome international students who want to learn how to administer and regulate Amateur Radio programs in their home countries.
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    08/23/2012 | FCC Releases Congressionally Mandated Study on Amateur Radio

    On August 20 -- in response to a Spring 2012 Congressional directive -- the Federal Communications Commission released its findings on the Uses and Capabilities of Amateur Radio Service Communications in Emergencies and Disaster Relief: Report to Congress
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