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  • This map shows Desecheo and Puerto Rico. Desecheo is located about 14 miles off the Puerto Rican coast.

    01/26/2009 | Desecheo Island DXpedition Granted Call Sign

    The DXpedition to Desecheo Island -- February 12-26 --will use call sign K5D. "As soon as we land on Desecheo, two stations will be immediately activated," said DXpedition co-leader Bob Allphin, K4UEE. Stations will continue to operate until the
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  • 01/21/2009 | David J. Strout Sr, W2YC, #1 Triple Play

    On Thursday, January 15, ARRL officials confirmed that David J. Strout Sr, W2YC, of Williamstown, New Jersey, is the recipient of the very first Triple Play Award. "Strout received the final needed confir
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    01/08/2009 | One Mode Down, Two to Go!

    With the advent of the ARRL's Triple Play Award, on-air participation has reached a level of excitement not seen in recent years. This new, exciting award is available to all amateurs who confirm contacts with each of the 50 states using three modes for e
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  • 12/05/2008 | Get Ready for the ARRL Triple Play WAS Award

    As of January 1, 2009, the ARRL will offer another award: The Triple Play Worked All States Award. This new, exciting award is available to all amateurs who confirm contacts with each of the 50 states using three modes for each state: CW, phone and RTTY/d
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    11/24/2008 | Dates Set for DXpedition to Desecheo Island

    The US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) has notified a group of hams led by veteran DXpeditioners Bob Allphin, K4UEE, and Glenn Johnson, W0GJ, that they will be able to mount a DXpedition to Desecheo Island (KP5, IOTA NA-095), February 12-26, 2009. Desec
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    07/10/2008 | Field Day Fun at W1AW

    Another Field Day has come and gone, and just like amateurs all over the country, those who activated W1AW not only took part, but had lots of fun during the 24 hour event. According to W1AW Station Manager Joe Carcia, NJ1Q, W1AW made 1079 contacts using
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    06/12/2008 | Get Ready to Ride the Waves

    The 2008 ARRL Field Day will be here before you know it, so now is the time to grab your rig, hang ten (a dipole or two will do) and Ride the Waves June 28-29. Field Day packets can be downloaded from the ARRL Web site.
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