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    12/01/2010 | Soar High in the ARRL 10 Meter Contest

    The highest of the HF bands will be the central operating focus of many amateurs in the ARRL 10 Meter Contest, December 11-12. During the event, many propagation modes will be available: Sporadic-E will help you work stateside stations, a touch of meteor
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    11/24/2010 | The 2010 ARRL 160 Meter Contest Will Warm Up Your Chilly December

    The ARRL 160 Meter Contest -- an all-CW event -- is tremendous fun! As the object of the contest is for DX stations to contact American and Canadian stations (and vice versa), everyone will be seeking you (especially if you live in a rare section like Nor
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    09/13/2010 | Sponsor a Plaque for ARRL Sweepstakes

    When your dentist says you have plaque, that’s bad. But when the ARRL November Sweepstakes contest results say you have a plaque, that’s a cause for celebration! Plaques for Division and overall contest winners are an important part of the Sweepstakes tra
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    08/11/2010 | Rookies to Raid the Airwaves for Second SSB Rookie Roundup

    With the rip-roaring success of the first-ever ARRL Rookie Roundup this past April -- modeled on the popular Novice Roundups from a decade or two ago -- the ARRL is pleased to announce that a second Rookie Roundup is this coming this Sunday, August 15 fro
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    07/28/2010 | The Bands “Heat Up” for the 2010 ARRL UHF Contest

    VHF/UHF weak-signal operators across North America are making the final tests on their stations in preparation for the ARRL UHF Contest, coming up the weekend of August 7-8. Most VHF+ weak-signal operation takes place on the two lowest bands of the VHF sp
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    07/12/2010 | Fred Fish Memorial Award #2 Goes to Texas Ham

    Llewellyn “Pat” Rose, W5OZI, of Junction, Texas, is the recipient of the Fred Fish Memorial Award (FFMA) #2. Thanks to a recent Grid DXpedition by Russ Dwarshius, KB8U, of Ann Arbor, Michigan, Rose earned FFMA #2; FFMA #1 was awarded posthumously to Fred
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    06/14/2010 | A Ham Radio Homecoming

    Beginning with the 2010 ARRL November Sweepstakes, the prohibition against alumni operating at a school club station has been repealed. According to Ward Silver, N0AX, the goal of the rule change is to get more school clubs active for Sweepstakes and on H
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    06/02/2010 | Join the Fun on VHF in the ARRL VHF QSO Party

    Lots of RF will be generated on 6 meters and up the weekend of June 12-13 during the 2010 ARRL VHF QSO Party. While many amateurs think of the VHF+ bands as a “local” band for public service, emergency communications or even a bit of fun on FM repeaters,
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