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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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  • Members of the Taunton SKYWARN ARC Team received an Excellence Award from the meteorologists at the Taunton National Weather Service office on November 15, 2008. [Bill Ricker, N1VUX, Photo]

    11/18/2008 | New England Weather Spotters Receive Award as Severe Weather Comes Calling

    On November 15, Amateur Radio operators who serve the National Weather Service in Taunton, Massachusetts received an award from the NWS weather forecasters citing excellence in service and "tireless service" to the NWS and to the people of South
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    09/15/2008 | Hams in Texas and Surrounding States Active as Ike Pounds Gulf Coast and Inland Areas

    As Hurricane Ike weakened and became a tropical storm and then a tropical depression after slamming ashore near Galveston, Texas early Saturday morning, hams in several ARRL sections were supporting agencies with their communications needs. Although the f
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    09/15/2008 | Texas Hams Braced for Ike

    As Tropical Storm Ike slowly weakens over Southeast Texas, hams in the three ARRL Texas Sections -- South Texas, North Texas and West Texas -- are assisting served agencies that are coping with the after-effects of was once a Category 2 hurricane. At 2:1
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    09/12/2008 | Hurricane Ike Eyeing Galveston Island

    Hurricane Ike -- currently a Category 2 hurricane, but expected to reach Category 3 status sometime today -- is poised to make landfall near Galveston Island around 3 AM early Saturday, if it keeps on its current track and speed. Hams in Texas and Louisia
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    09/12/2008 | Hams Prepare as Hurricane Ike Gets Ready to Pound Gulf

    After making its way over Cuba, Hurricane Ike -- currently a Category 2 hurricane, but expected to grow stronger -- has made its way into the Gulf of Mexico and is poised to wreak havoc with coastal towns in Texas and Louisiana. Hams in those states have
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