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National Parks on the Air (NPOTA) Event Gets Off to a Strong Start!

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01/06/2016

The year-long ARRL’s National Parks on the Air (NPOTA) event got off to a strong start, with considerable activity reported on the HF bands and even some on the SO-50 satellite over the first weekend of the new year. Throughout 2016, Amateur Radio will be helping the National Park Service (NPS) to celebrate its 100th anniversary. Hams will activate NPS units, promote the Park Service, and showcase Amateur Radio to the public. During the first three days of NPOTA, “Activators” were on the air from 78 of the 483 NPOTA Units — about 16 percent of the total.

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