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  • Copps

    01/23/2009 | Michael J. Copps Named Acting FCC Chairman

    On Thursday, January 22, President Barack Obama named current FCC Commissioner Michael Copps as Acting Chairman of the Commission. Last week, sources close to the President mentioned Julius Genachowski would be nominated as Chairman. Copps will serve as A
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  • KevinMartin

    01/21/2009 | FCC Chairman Kevin Martin Announces Resignation

    The Aspen Institute, a non-partisan think-tank, announced today that FCC Chairman Kevin Martin will join their group as a Senior Fellow in the Communications and Society Program on Tuesday, January 20, immediately upon his departure from the FCC. Accordin
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  • CoyDay

    01/20/2009 | Coy Day, N5OK, Resigns from ARRL Board of Directors

    After more than 12 years as a member of the ARRL Board of Directors -- 10 of them as West Gulf Division Director -- Coy Day, N5OK, announced that he is resigning from ARRL elected office, effective January 20. Per the ARRL Articles of Association
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  • 01/19/2009 | FCC Reports Decline in BPL Customers

    On January 16, 2009, the Federal Communications Commission released data, as of December 31, 2007, on the services used for high-speed Internet access in the United States. According to the data collected by the FCC, as of that date there were 121.2 milli
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    12/10/2008 | FlexRadio Donates Software Defined Radio to W1AW

    Thanks to the generosity to the crew at FlexRadio Systems, W1AW, the Hiram Percy Maxim Memorial Station, now boasts the newest in software-defined radio (SDR) -- a FLEX 5000A. FlexRadio Vice President John Basilotto, W5GI, visited ARRL Headquarters on Dec
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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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  • 10/29/2008 | ARRL Files Petition with FCC against Experimental License Using 40 Meter Band

    On Monday, October 20, the ARRL filed a Petition for Modification or Cancellation of Experimental Authorization (Petition) with the FCC with respect to WE2XRH. According to the FCC, this experimental license -- issued to Digital Aurora R
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    10/22/2008 | ARRL Hosts Amateur Radio Classroom for USTTI Students

    Students from Kenya, The Gambia, Ghana, The Philippines, Honduras, Dominica and Nepal attended the United States Telecommunications Training Institute (USTTI) Amateur Radio Administration Course (ARAC) at ARRL Headquarters October 13-17. ARRL Chief Techno
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