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Wreaths Across America 2016: Success!

One of our favorite events of the year is the Wreaths Across America ceremony at the Fayetteville, Arkansas, National Cemetery. Wreaths are laid at every gravesite there; nearly 8,000. For the past five years, the Noise Blankers have provided radio … Continue reading

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Arkansas QSO Party 2016 Results

The results are in! How’d you do? The Noise Blankers Radio Group was happy to be a co-bonus station again this year. See you next year! Thanks to ARKAN for putting on the party. Click here for 2016 Arkansas QSO … Continue reading

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We Have Bonus Points Again

These bonus points are burning a hole in our pocket and we want to give them to you. Work us (WR5P) in the Arkansas QSO Party on May 14th and you can have 200 of them. You can also get … Continue reading

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We’re ARRL Famous, for Now

By K5KVN The date was September 10, 2015. The time was approximately 2:00 p.m. local. The phone rings; it’s from Hartford, CT. There’s only one place that could be calling me from there. I knew it could be either good or bad. Best … Continue reading

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