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ARRL

ARRL
Wed, 02 Sep 2015 11:00:00 -0700

The Quarter Century Wireless Association (QCWA) has honored 105-year-old Charlie Hellman, W2RP, of Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, for his 90 years in Amateur Radio. The QCWA's announcement also served to flush out another active ham who, while ...
 
Norwich Bulletin (blog)
Sat, 29 Aug 2015 15:51:50 -0700

Larry has been a licensed Amateur Radio operator since he was 16 years old. That was very many years ago! He enjoys many aspects of Amateur Radio, including two way communications with other Amateur Radio operators, or hams, across the US and ...

ARRL

ARRL
Fri, 28 Aug 2015 06:18:45 -0700

Tad Cook, K7RA, Seattle, reports: We saw just one new sunspot group (AR2403) over the August 20-26 reporting week, but it was a big one, directly facing Earth on August 23. Average daily sunspot numbers rose 32.3 points to 69.7, while average daily ...
 
ARRL
Tue, 25 Aug 2015 12:45:58 -0700

ARRL President Kay Craigie, N3KN, expects to see the list of cosponsors for the US House version of the Amateur Radio Parity Act of 2015 — H.R. 1301 — top 100 soon after Congress reconvenes following its August recess. As of August 24, the measure ...
 
The Daily Times
Fri, 28 Aug 2015 21:04:07 -0700

TOMATO HEAD 25TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT IN KNOXVILLE: We're still a little sore that they picked up stakes and abandoned us out here in Maryville, but it's impossible to hold a grudge against a place that serves food so tasty. Which is why we heartily ...
 
Waxahachie Daily Light
Tue, 18 Aug 2015 21:13:18 -0700

There will also be homework and mock tests using the Internet. The classes are free, but the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) “Ham Radio License Manual, 3rd Edition” as it's textbook. A printed version is available in amateur radio stores and the ...

Cincinnati.com

Cincinnati.com
Tue, 25 Aug 2015 19:52:59 -0700

Neither Hicks nor a spokesperson for the American Radio Relay League (ARRL), a national association for amateur radio enthusiasts, could immediately be reached for comment. But in a statement about the case posted on the ARRL website, Tom Delaney, ...

Arizona Daily Star

Arizona Daily Star
Sat, 22 Aug 2015 19:02:42 -0700

The “ham” comes from a pejorative term used by professional operators upset that early amateurs were bogging down the radio system, says the American Radio Relay League. Amateur operators started using the term and the original meaning has largely ...
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