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Hamfest Postponed

Hi Everyone,


Due to the potential effects from Hurricane Matthew, the Florida State

Convention held in conjunction with the Melbourne Hamfest, has been

postponed to Friday/Saturday, October 21st and 22nd. Should you have

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Action Needed to contact our Senators

Dear ARRL member,


I am writing to you today because we are at a crossroad in our efforts to obtain passage of The Amateur Radio Parity Act.


Our legislative efforts scored a major victory…

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US House of Representatives passed HR 1301

the US House of Representatives passed HR 1301 late this afternoon. It is now up to the US Senate  to pass an identical Bill (S-???). More info as story develops.

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US House to Act on Amateur Radio Parity Act Bill, H.R. 1301

The US House of Representatives will consider the Amateur Radio Parity Act, H.R. 1301, under a suspension of the rules on Monday, September 12. A suspension of the rules is a legislative procedure used to quickly pass non-controversial bills. 

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Summer Section Manager Election Results Announced


Two incumbent Section Managers were declared re-elected in balloted elections that concluded on August 23, when ballots were counted at ARRL Headquarters.

In Minnesota, incumbent SM Skip Jackson, KS0J, of Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota, received 452 votes to 396 for challenger…

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