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  • 09/02/2009 | W1AW Earns TPA #306

    On September 1 -- after W1AW Station Manager Joe Carcia, NJ1Q, made contact #149 (CW) and #150 (RTTY) with Mark Stull, AB8WV, of Parkersburg, West Virginia -- W1AW received Tripl
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  • 06/23/2009 | W1AW Announces 2009 Field Day Bulletin Schedule

    Stations active during ARRL Field Day -- June 27-28 -- are eligible to receive 100 bonus points for copying the special Field Day bulletin transmitted by W1AW (or K6KPH on the West Coast) according to the schedule below. You must include an accurate copy
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    06/11/2009 | Join the Fun in the ARRL VHF QSO Party This Weekend

    VHF enthusiasts will be generating lots of RF on 6 meters and up this weekend (June 13-15 UTC) during the 2009 ARRL VHF QSO Party. While many amateurs think of the VHF+ bands as a "local" band used primarily for public service, emergency communi
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  • 02/26/2009 | ARRL Sweepstakes and RTTY Roundup Set New Records

    The lack of good HF propagation didn't seem to affect participation in the 2008 Sweepstakes or the 2009 RTTY Roundup contests. According to ARRL Contest Manager Sean Kutzko, KX9X, both contests were record-breaking events. "We have received 3298 logs
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  • 02/06/2009 | The K7RA Solar Update

    We still have had no hint of sunspots or sunspots to come, though there was some geomagnetic activity on February 4 from a possible coronal mass ejection, raising the planetary A index to 16 that day. Sunspot numbers for January 29-February 4 were 0, 0, 0
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  • 01/26/2009 | Deadline to Order 75th Sweepstakes Mugs and Pins Is Fast Approaching

    Time is running out to order your 2008 ARRL November Sweepstakes mugs and pins. If you submitted a log with more than 100 QSOs, you qualify for a Sweepstakes Participation pin. If you submitted a log with a Clean Sweep -- working all 80 ARRL/RAC sections
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  • 12/17/2008 | 75th Sweepstakes Mug, Pin Orders Accepted Through January 31, 2009

    The dust has settled from the 2008 ARRL November Sweepstakes and the log submission deadline has passed. How did you do? If you submitted a log with more than 100 QSOs, you qualify for a Sweepstakes Participation pin! If you submitted a log with a Clean S
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