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Amateur Radio Newsline Updates

FEMA and the ARRL announce a new Memorandum of Agreement IARU Region 2 Executive Committee meets in Connecticut 2 meter channels in the UK being used for the Commonwealth Games Australian launched ham radio balloon reaches South America WA1ZMS named to receive the first Triennial Brendan Medal Last big Collins shortwave transmitter saved [...]
Fri, Jul 25, 2014
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Ham radio responders activate as a typhoon hits the Philippines The United States takes home the gold at WRTC2014 German hams get limited time access to the 4 meter band Spain gives more time to its 60 meter ham band evaluation The government of Brazil chases paraglider pilots off 2 meters A cubesat [...]
Thu, Jul 17, 2014
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Hawaii to mainland US opens on VHF just after July 4th weekend UKube-1 ham radio satellite successfully launched New amateur radio regulations to be introduced in Thailand Hurricane Watch nets activate for Hurricane Arthur United States lightship is the 300th registrant for ILLW A look at the recent HAM RADIO convention in Germany THIS [...]
Fri, Jul 11, 2014
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ARRL gets Amateur Radio Parity Act introduced in House of Representatives Hams in Italy get another chance to use the 4 meter band WRTC 2014 competition takes place on July 12th and 13th Coconino County AZ revises its distracted driving law to exempt hams Congress weighs in on Net Neutrality and After 70 years [...]
Fri, Jul 04, 2014
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