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    11/15/2010 | John Champa, K8OCL (SK)

    John Champa, K8OCL, of Richardson, Texas, passed away from complications of cancer on Friday, November 12. He was 66. An ARRL Life Member, Champa was the former Chairman of the ARRL HSMM (High Speed Multimedia) Working Group and Executive Vice President o
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    09/17/2010 | Tim Duffy, K3LR, to Receive RCA’s Goldwater Award

    The Radio Club of America (RCA) has named Tim Duffy, K3LR, of West Middlesex, Pennsylvania, as the recipient of its Barry Goldwater Amateur Radio Award. The Goldwater Award is given to an RCA member who is also a licensed amateur in recognition of a long
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    09/02/2010 | New D-STAR Repeater Now in Place in ARRL Laboratory

    The ARRL Lab has installed a D-STAR (Digital Smart Technologies for Amateur Radio) repeater in the Lab at the ARRL Headquarters building. Operating with an output of 147.390 MHz, positive offset, the W1HQ D-STAR repeater is a local repeater with a modest
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    08/12/2010 | Charles Wright, W4PED (SK)

    ARRL Roanoke Division Assistant Director Charles Wright, W4PED, of North Augusta, South Carolina, passed away June 21. He was 84. An ARRL Life Member, Wright was a founding member of the North Augusta-Belvedere Radio Club (founded in 1955). A US Army Air
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    07/08/2010 | Former ARRL Staffer Mike Kaczynski, W1OD (SK)

    Michael B. Kaczynski, W1OD, of Bristol Connecticut, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, July 6, 2010 at Bristol Hospital. He was 51. An ARRL Life Member, Kaczynski worked at ARRL Headquarters from 1979-1987 starting off at the DXCC Desk, then becoming a Communi
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    05/06/2010 | Former Hudson Division Director Linda Ferdinand, N2YL (SK)

    Linda Ferdinand, N2YL, passed away due to complications from chronic heart failure. She was 63. Ferdinand served as Hudson Division Vice Director from 1980-1982, and as Division Director from 1985-1987; she was an extremely proficient Morse code operator.
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    05/03/2010 | Noted DXer Vince Thompson, K5VT (SK)

    Dr Vinson Thompson, K5VT, passed away on April 26 from acute myeloid leukemia, only diagnosed four weeks before his death. He was 67. An ARRL Life Member and former Chairman of the ARRL DX Advisory Committee (DXAC), Thompson was famous in DX and contestin
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