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FAR Scholarships open until 15 April, 2015

The Foundation for Amateur Radio, Inc., will be administering a total of 67 scholarships worth an aggregate of $125,500...

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Amateur Radio Parity Act of 2015 Introduced in Congress

"The Amateur Radio Parity Act of 2015" -- H.R.1301 -- has been introduced in the US House of Representatives. The measure would direct the FCC to extend its rules relating to reasonable accommodation of Amateur Service communications…

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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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