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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with the 2010 ARRL November Sweepstakes, the prohibition against alumni operating at a school club station has been repealed.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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    04/08/2010 | The First Rookie Roundup -- Coming April 18!

    The ARRL's newest contest -- the Rookie Roundup -- is getting a lot of buzz among newly-licensed amateurs. Designed as a modern equivalent to the ARRL Novice Roundup from a few decades ago, this new incarnation combines a competitive event with some on-th
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