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  • 10/15/2008 | Book on Amateur Radio's "Golden Age" Now Available from ARRL

    Many consider 1930 to 1980 as the "golden age" of American radio technology. A time of extraordinary innovation driven by pioneering engineers and entrepreneurs, this 50 year span saw the introduction of rigs that would become famous throughout
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  • I2UIY

    10/14/2008 | Contester/DXer Paolo Cortese, I2UIY (SK)

    Well-known contester, DXer, and QST and NCJ author Paolo Cortese, I2UIY, passed away from a brain aneurysm the weekend of October 11. He was 48. According to fellow contester Doug Grant, K1DG, Cortese was the "most popular competito
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  • 07/11/2008 | The K7RA Solar Update

    Another week and still no sunspots. The 3-month moving average for daily sunspot numbers that we began reporting toward the end of Solar Cycle 23 seemed to retrospectively suggest that solar minimum occurred last fall. The daily average for the 3-month pe
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  • Minardi

    06/05/2008 | ARRL Announces New DeSoto Cup Winner

    The ARRL's DXCC Desk announced June 3 that Fausto Minardi, I4EAT, is the winner of the 2007 DXCC Challenge DeSoto Cup. According to ARRL DXCC Manager Bill Moore, NC1L, Minardi achieved this honor with 3129 band points. Bob Eshleman, W4DR, placed second wi
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  • 06/02/2008 | ARRL Welcomes Yaesu as Principal Sponsor of Logbook of The World Web Site

    The ARRL welcomes Yaesu as the principal sponsor of the Logbook of The World (LoTW) Web site. LoTW is a repository of log records submitted by users from around the world; when both participants in a QSO submit matching QSO records to LoTW, the result is
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