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  • 01/22/2009 | Hams Help Out with Historic Day

    On Tuesday, January 20, Barack Obama was inaugurated as the 44th President of the United States. Numerous organizations -- federal, state and local agencies, the staff of Presidents Bush and Obama, as well as private agencies -- were involved in the month
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  • 01/20/2009 | Virginia Hams Invited to Help with Inauguration

    Late last year, ARRL Virginia Section Manager Carl Clements, W4CAC, and ARES®-RACES Section Emergency Coordinator Ron Sokol, K4KHZ, received an invitation to participate in the inauguration of President Barack Obama on January 20, 2009.
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    12/24/2008 | In Nevada, Hams Are NWS's Eyes

    With winter upon us, and inclement weather coming almost daily in one form or another, the wind and its treatment of mountaintop equipment is a major concern. According to ARRL Nevada Section Emergency Coordinator Don Carlson, KQ6FM, the mountains of Nort
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  • 12/19/2008 | Hams Stand By to Help as New England Recovers from Ice Storm and Prepares for More

    The major ice storm that hit New England December 11 has pretty much gone away, but with forecasters calling for more winter weather in the next few days, hams are still on the job. During the storm, Amateur Radio operators from all over the area responde
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  • 12/18/2008 | New Section Manager Appointed in Arkansas

    J.M. Rowe, N5XFW, of Hot Springs, has been appointed as the new ARRL Arkansas Section Manager with a term to begin on December 22, 2008. Rowe is taking over the Section Manager reins from David Norris, K5UZ, who was elected Vice Director of the ARRL Delta
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    12/17/2008 | Hams Respond to Calls for Assistance as Ice Storms Pummel New England

    As a major ice storm -- accompanied by freezing rains, flooding and strong winds -- severely impacted New England on Thursday evening into Friday morning, ARES®, RACES, SKYWARN and MARS operators worked together to respond to calls for assistance from
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    12/01/2008 | ARRL President Emeritus George Wilson, W4OYI (SK)

    George S. Wilson III, W4OYI, of Owensboro, Kentucky, passed away at his home on November 25. He was 76. Wilson served as the ARRL's 11th President from January 1992-July 1995. He resigned from the position after a stroke in 1995. Wilson's tenure in ARRL l
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  • 11/19/2008 | Section Manager Election Results Announced

    There were nine Section Manager races this fall, four of which saw no opposition. Election ballots were counted and verified on Tuesday, November 18 at ARRL Headquarters for the remaining five races. Terms of office for these new Section Managers will beg
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