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  • USA_IRC

    05/26/2010 | Order Your IRCs Online at USPS Web Site

    Many hams have long complained about difficulties they have encountered when purchasing International Reply Coupons (IRCs) from their local post offices. Now the US Postal Service (USPS) has made it easier to get those IRCs to send with your direct QSL ca
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    05/15/2010 | The 2010 ARRL EXPO at the Dayton Hamvention®: Loving Every Minute of It!

    It just wouldn’t be a “real” Hamvention if the weather didn’t cooperate, and on Friday -- the first day of the 2010 Dayton Hamvention -- the humidity was brutal. But be it too much rain, too much sun (or not enough!) or maybe even a snowstorm, thousands o
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    04/27/2010 | DX Activities Abound at ARRL EXPO at the Dayton Hamvention®

    ARRL Membership and Volunteer Programs Manager Dave Patton, NN1N, reports that plans for a plethora of DX activities at the ARRL EXPO -- part of the 2010 Dayton Hamvention -- are wrapping up. “We are excited about the activities that will be taking place,
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    02/11/2010 | The IARU Region 2 Award

    In October 2009, IARU's Region 2 announced a new award -- the IARU Region 2 Award -- available to amateurs and shortwave listeners who submit confirmed QSLs with 20 Region 2 countries or entities.
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    01/22/2010 | The K7RA Solar Update

    A steady stream of sunspot activity continues to dot the Sun. We had just one day with a daily sunspot number of 0 this week -- January 19 (Tuesday) when sunspot group 1040 moved over the horizon.
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  • 12/02/2009 | ARRL's Logbook of The World Reaches New Milestones

    Since its inception on September 15, 2003, more than 30,000 hams have signed on to Logbook of The World (LoTW), ARRL's online logging program -- an increase of more than 7000 hams since 2008. These 30,000 hams have made upwards of 250 million QSOs -- more
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    10/21/2009 | University Researchers Need Your Help as they Study Early Amateur Station Logs

    Researchers at the University of Wisconsin and Miami University of Ohio are seeking copies of amateur station logs from 1913-1927 in hopes they may offer insights into the relationship between individuals' work and leisure activities, technology, and thei
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