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    09/08/2011 | DX0DX Spratly DXpedition “Permanently Cancelled”

    After numerous setbacks, Chris Dimitrijevic, VK3FY, announced on the DX0DX website that the planned 2012 DX0DX DXpedition to the Spratly Islands has been “permanently cancelled.” No explanation was given for the cancellation and Dimitrijevic did not respo
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    07/26/2011 | ARRL Official Observers Team with FCC to Solve Rogue Keyer Problem on 17 Meters

    On July 15, Walt Bilous, K3DQB -- an Official Observer (OO) in ARRL’s Eastern Pennsylvania Section -- notified ARRL Headquarters of a keyer continuously sending a series of dits on 18.0855 MHz. According to ARRL Field Regulatory Correspondent Chuck Skolau
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    07/20/2011 | NASA’s Space Shuttle Program to Come to an End

    When Atlantis once again touches the Earth in Florida on Thursday, July 21, an era will come to an end. This era saw dreams realized when men and women could go into space on a craft -- the space shuttle -- that could be used again and again. NASA’s space
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    06/01/2011 | Gear Up for the ARRL June VHF QSO Party

    Lots of RF will be generated on 6 meters and up the weekend of June 11-12 during the 2011 ARRL June VHF QSO Party. While many amateurs think of the VHF+ bands as a “local” band for public service, emergency communications or a bit of fun on FM repeaters,
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    05/31/2011 | ARES® Stands Down After Joplin Storms, CERT Volunteers Needed

    Due to the end of the “search and recovery” mode after the EF5 tornado that struck Joplin, Missouri on Sunday, May 22, ARRL Missouri Section Emergency Coordinator Ken Baremore, W0KRB, notified area hams that all Amateur Radio communications from the Emerg
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    05/17/2011 | WRTC 2014 Announces Advisory Council Members

    Three radio amateurs have been selected to be on the Advisory Council for the 2014 World Radiosport Team Championships (WRTC): Tim Duffy, K3LR, of Edmond, Oklahoma, Craig Thompson, K9CT, of Trivoli, Illinois, and George DeMontrond III, NR5M, of Houston Te
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    05/06/2011 | Noted DXer Ben Stevenson, W2BXA (SK)

    Ben Stevenson, W2BXA, of Colonia, New Jersey, passed away on May 5, 2011. He was 97. An ARRL member since 1934, Stevenson was also a charter member of the North Jersey DX Association (NJDXA) since 1957, serving as its first president. Stevenson held
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    04/29/2011 | Transatlantic Amateur Radio Balloon Flight Aborted

    The Project Blue Horizon transatlantic balloon flight aborted late Friday morning.
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