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    02/28/2010 | FCC Denies ARRL's Request for Declaratory Ruling

    In 2005, after the State of Florida adopted statutes aimed at pirate broadcasters and making it a felony to make a radio transmission without Commission authorization or to interfere with a licensed public or commercial radio station, the ARRL -- through
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    10/08/2009 | Scouting Jamboree on the Air (JOTA)

    October 17 and 18 will mark the 52nd worldwide Scouting Jamboree on the Air (JOTA). Held the third full weekend in October each year, this is the premier operating event for Amateur Radio and Scouting around the world.
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  • 04/06/2009 | FCC Denies Michigan Ham's Request for Ruling

    In October 2007, Christopher Kaczmarek, KB8MLC, of Saginaw, Michigan, petitioned the FCC for a ruling regarding the installation of his Amateur Radio antenna. Kaczmarek told the FCC that he received a notice from the manager of his mobile home community s
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  • 02/13/2009 | Get Ready for the 2009 ARRL International CW DX Contest

    The weekend of February 21-22 will be a busy one for CW operators as the 2009 ARRL International CW DX Contest takes center stage. First started in 1929 as the ARRL International Relay Party, the ARRL DX CW Contest is the longest running contest in Amateu
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  • 02/09/2009 | Colorado Amateur Radio Operators Win Legislative Victory

    Amateur Radio operators in Colorado won a legislative victory on February 3 before the Transportation and Energy Committee of the Colorado House of Representatives. The committee heard testimony Wednesday on HB 09-1094, A Bill for an Act Concerning Wir
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  • 09/02/2008 | ARRL Provides "Vital Role" in Emergency Communications, Thanks to CNCS Grants

    Three years later, the two grants from the Corporation for National & Community Service (CNCS) are still at work. In the days following Hurricanes Katrina, Wilma and Rita in the fall of 2005, ARRL received generous support -- almost $200,000 -- from C
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