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    06/01/2011 | ARRL VHF/UHF Advisory Committee Seeks Input

    The ARRL would like to encourage more participation in its several VHF/UHF contests held each year. Many of the HF transceivers sold in recent years include 50 MHz, and some also include the 144 and 432 MHz bands with multi-mode capabilities. The question
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    05/23/2011 | ARRL to Testify on Interoperable Public Safety Network

    The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology of the US House of Representatives has invited the ARRL to testify at a hearing on “Creating an Interoperable Public Safety Network.” ARRL General Counsel Chris Imlay, W3KD, will appear before the Subcommi
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  • 03/17/2011 | Yaesu Factory Damaged in Earthquake

    In a letter to the Amateur Radio community, Vertex Standard Chief Executive Officer and President Jun Hasegawa expressed his “sincere appreciation to all of you for your kind words and thoughts about us” after the devastating 8.9 earthquake that struck Ja
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    11/30/2010 | The Spratly Islands DXpedition Gets Wings

    The 37 operators from 15 countries who make up the DX0DX DXpedition Team that will go to the Spratly Islands are finalizing preparations for the almost month-long DXpedition that begins January 6, 2011. Instead of going by boat, the team will instead fly
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  • Attending the ARISS meeting at W1AW were (L–R) Mark Steiner, K3MS; Debra Johnson, K1DMJ; Cynthia McArthur, Deborah Brown-Biggs, Barry Baines, WD4ASW; Mark Severance, N5XWF; Rosalie White, K1STO; Ed Pritchard, and Dewey Rykard, KI4RGD. [N1BKE photo]

    11/22/2010 | ARISS Aiming to Raise Its Educational Profile

    Meeting at ARRL HQ Brings Changes to ARISS Program
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    10/20/2010 | Dewey Rykard, KI4RGD, Joins ARRL Staff as Instruction and Resource Coordinator

    The ARRL is pleased to welcome Instruction and Resource Coordinator Dewey Rykard II, KI4RGD, to the Headquarters staff in Newington. Rykard, who will be working in the Leagues Education Services Department, will focus on developing and identifying resourc
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    09/07/2010 | ARRL Introduces First Challenge Coin

    This month, the ARRL and the Amateur Radio community celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Amateur Radio Emergency Service®, or ARES®. To help commemorate this milestone, the ARRL has introduced an anniversary Challenge Coin. The die-struck, 1.5 inch bras
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    07/13/2010 | First Half of 2010 Sees Upswing in New Amateur Radio Licenses

    With more than 18,000 new Amateur Radio licenses issued in the first half of this year -- 18, 270 to be exact -- 2010 is shaping up to be a banner year for Amateur Radio. So far, the number of new licenses issued by the FCC in 2010 is outpacing the Januar
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