NRRL Announces NPOOTA Updates

By WBØRUR, on the scene NEWINGSTEAD, VERMONT – “An overwhelming response and an overload of calories!” That’s how the man chosen to lead the National Radio Retransmission Legion describes the first few weeks of the organization’s “National Pizza Ovens On The Air” (NPOOTA) event. “It is designed to celebrate local pizzerias across our country; those unsung heroes of regional cuisine and […]

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St. Patrick’s Day Special Event Runs Out of Luck

By K5KVN, on the scene BOSTON, Mass. — A Saint Patrick’s Day special event station shut down early after several misfortunes forced club members to cease operations before making a single contact. The Boston Enthusiasts of Engineering and Radio (BEER) Club was excited to put K1I on the air. “We put a lot of planning into this, but the alcohol […]

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Special Event Station To Mark Departure of Mother-In-Law

By WBØRUR, on the scene EAST YORKVILLE, Pennsylvania — A local ham will celebrate a family milestone next week as he activates a special event station using a 1×1 formatted call sign. Thomas LaFontana of Nottingham Township will use call sign W3M to celebrate the end of an extended visit by his mother-in-law. “She’s been here since before Thanksgiving, for […]

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