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    12/10/2012 | ARRL Files Petition for Rulemaking with FCC to Create New MF Band at 472-479 kHz

    The ARRL filed a Petition for Rulemaking on November 29, asking the FCC to amend Sections 2 and 97 of its rules and create a domestic Amateur Radio allocation at 472-479 kHz, conforming to the allocation status and limitations set forth in the internation
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  • 12/18/2009 | Midwest VHF/UHF Society Frequency Measuring Test

    The Midwest VHF/UHF Society frequency measuring test will be held December 28 through 30. The MVUS Frequency Measuring Test is intended to supplement, not replace, the ARRL frequency measuring test. The test will begin at 1500 UTC on Monday, December 28 a
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  • 11/10/2009 | Norwegian Amateurs Receive New Privileges

    As of November 6, radio amateurs in Norway were granted privileges on three new bands, as well as primary status on the extended 40 meter band and a frequency extension
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    07/31/2009 | FCC Expands ARRL's 500 kHz Experimental License

    On July 28, the FCC approved a modification that expands the ARRL's 500 kHz experimental license WD2XSH. According to Experiment Coordinator Fritz Raab, W1FR, the expansion allows for more frequencies, more stations and portable operations.
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  • 03/13/2009 | Agenda for WRC-11 Poses Opportunities and Challenges for Hams

    The next World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-11) is scheduled for fall 2011. These periodic conferences of the Member States of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) consider allocations to the various radio services -- including the Amateu
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  • 02/10/2009 | W1AW to QSY on 160 Meters

    Starting Monday, March 9, the Hiram Percy Maxim Memorial Station, W1AW, will begin using a new 160 meter frequency for its CW transmissions. According to W1AW Station Manager Joe Carcia, NJ1Q, there has been what he called "i
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  • 10/03/2008 | The K7RA Solar Update

    The sunspot appearance reported last week seems to follow the pattern emerging for most of 2008. A spot will appear for one or two days and then suddenly it is gone. Last week's report mentioned the solar wind being at an all time low. This week, NASA ann
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  • 05/16/2008 | The K7RA Solar Update

    We've had another week with no sunspots. Our reporting week for this bulletin runs from Thursday through Wednesday, and this is the fifth bulletin of the year reporting zero sunspots for the week. The rest of the 16 bulletins had at least one day with sun
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