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    06/25/2012 | Former ARRL General Manager and IARU President Richard Baldwin, W1RU (SK)

    Richard “Dick” Baldwin, W1RU, of Damariscotta, Maine, passed away on Thursday, June 21, after a long struggle with Parkinson’s Disease. He was 92. An ARRL Charter Life Member, Baldwin capped a long career on the ARRL staff with service as General Manager
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    06/19/2012 | FCC Downgrades Hawaiian Ham’s License

    On June 18, the FCC issued an Order of Modification, modifying the license class of Todd Wilson, WH6DWF, of Honolulu, Hawaii, from General to Technician. This stems from an Order Proposing Modification released in March 2012 where the FCC stated that gran
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    06/15/2012 | 2011 ARRL Annual Report Now Available

    The ARRL Annual Report for 2011 – now available online -- reviews the major events of the year and documents the renewed growth of both the ARRL and the activities of the Amateur Radio Service. For the fifth consecutive year, ARRL membership grew -- total
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    03/01/2012 | ARRL In Action: What Have We Been Up to Lately?

    This feature -- including convenient Web links to useful information -- is a concise monthly update of some of the things ARRL is doing on behalf of its members. This installment covers the month of February.
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    02/17/2012 | Payroll Tax Bill Includes Provision for Amateur Radio Study

    A bill that scored a 293-132 victory the House today includes a provision for a study of the uses and capabilities of Amateur Radio Service communications in emergencies and disaster relief; it will soon head to the Senate for a vote. If passed into law,
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    02/17/2012 | WRC-12 Comes to a Close in Geneva

    The World Radiocommunication Conference 2012 (WRC-12) concluded its deliberations today with the signing of the Final Acts that revise the Radio Regulations, the international treaty governing the use of radio-frequency spectrum and satellite orbits. More
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    02/14/2012 | Amateur Radio Gets Secondary MF Allocation at WRC-12

    It’s official -- delegates attending the 2012 World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-12) have approved a new 7-kilohertz-wide secondary allocation between 472-479 kHz for the Amateur Radio Service. Agenda Item 1.23 had both its first and second readings
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