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Southeastern Division Assistant Director Charles I. "Chuck" Baer, W4ROA, SK

Long-Time ARRL Southeastern Division Assistant Director Charles I. “Chuck” Baer, W4ROA, of Sunrise, Florida, died March 7 after a lengthy illness. He was 74. An ARRL member, Baer had served three ARRL Southeastern Division directors over the years.

“Chuck and I have worked together for over 30 years with local ARRL affairs,” said…

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Recent SFL Field Organization Appointments

Broward County       Marty Falk, KI4IQZ           ASM, Gold Coast

                                      Mike Sanner, KM2V          STM


Hendry County             Gary Striker, KB4K         TS


Indian River County   Sherri Brower, W4STB    SGL & Asst. PIC


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Number of US Amateur Radio Licensees at All-Time High

The US Amateur Radio population continues to soar. At the end of 2014, the total number of US Amateurs in the FCC's Universal Licensing System (ULS) database reached an all-time high of 726,275 -- and the trend has continued in the first 2…

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ARRL's Logbook of The World Tops 100 Million QSL Records!

The ARRL’s Logbook of The World LoTW) online “card-less” contact-confirmation service this week recorded a new milestone — 100 million QSL records out of some 630 million uploaded contacts. That’s an increase of more than 18 million QSL records since…

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West Palm Beach Amateur Radio Group has been selected as the 2013 Dayton Hamvention Club of the Year

This award is among the most prestigious recognitions that an Amateur Radio Club can receive and we are only the 4th club to be so honored in the 61 year history of the Dayton Hamvention. This is an International Award with clubs from around the world being considered. The last winner was the Deutsche Amateur Radio Club of Germany. 

The criteria the judging panel…

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