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    03/12/2012 | W1AW Announces Spring Operating Schedule

    With the switch from Standard Time to Daylight Saving Time, W1AW Station Manager Joe Carcia, NJ1Q, has updated the W1AW operating schedule to reflect the change. Your local standard times have not changed, but the UTC times they reference have.
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    02/14/2012 | Amateur Radio Gets Secondary MF Allocation at WRC-12

    It’s official -- delegates attending the 2012 World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-12) have approved a new 7-kilohertz-wide secondary allocation between 472-479 kHz for the Amateur Radio Service. Agenda Item 1.23 had both its first and second readings
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    02/09/2012 | World Record Balloon Attempt

    Texas amateurs plan to launch a balloon that will eventually reach Nanjing, China.
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    02/07/2012 | Agenda Item 1.23 Passes Committee, Moves to Plenary

    On the afternoon of Tuesday, February 7 (Geneva time), Committee 4 of the 2012 World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-12) approved Option 1 to satisfy Agenda Item 1.23, with minor editorial amendments to the text received from Working Group 4C. Option 1
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    02/06/2012 | New QuickStats Poll Now Available on ARRL Website

    Four new poll questions have just been published on the QuickStats page on the ARRL website. Let your voice be heard!
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    02/03/2012 | Amateur Allocation at 472 kHz Moves a Step Closer to Acceptance

    While two hurdles still remain to be cleared, the effort to gain a new amateur medium frequency (MF) allocation reached a major milestone on Thursday, February 2 at the 2012 World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-12) in Geneva, Switzerland. According to
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    02/03/2012 | New Rules for 5 MHz (60 Meters) To Go Into Effect March 5

    On November 18, the FCC released a Report and Order (R&O), defining new rules for the 60 meter (5 MHz) band. These rules are in response to a Petition for Rulemaking (PRM) filed by the ARRL more than five years ago and a June 2010 Notice of Proposed Rulem
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    01/29/2012 | WRC-12: The First Week

    The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) 2012 World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-12) began January 23 in Geneva, Switzerland. This is the “big show” for spectrum allocation matters and a very important meeting if you are an Amateur Radio oper
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