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2015 ARRL 10 Meter Contest is just ahead, December 12-13

The 2015 ARRL 10 Meter Contest is just ahead, December 12-13. This popular event is lots of fun, and you never know what sort of propagation you might encounter on 10 meters.

The ARRL encourages computer loggers to check out the new web-based 

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website Calendar Update

The calendar has been updated with all the club meetings I know about and upcoming hamfests. If you want your club holiday party listed, contact me with time/date/place and any cost. Also, let me know about any special events and upcoming exam sessions and classes.


Barry, KB1PA, webmaster

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PLEASE call Senator Nelson TODAY, EVERYONE

Our people in Washington, D.C. just left Senator Nelson's office and

reported that he is on the fence about whether to support Senate Bill

1685, the Amateur Radio Parity Act (ARPA), or not.


Senator Nelson is the ranking…

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Immediate Action Needed: S. 1685, the Amateur Radio Parity Act

It appears that the Bill will come up in committee for a vote next week.

Both of our Florida Senators are on the committee and we need to have as

many emails or phone calls made to them requesting their support for the

Bill as possible.

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Military Auxiliary Radio System (MARS) communication exercise on November 8-10, 2015,

MARS is hoping to collaborate with SATERN, Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) and Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES) groups.

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