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Sep 20, 2005, 01:00 ET

PUC Announces PA Relay Campaign Increases Awareness About 7-1-1, Service for People Who Are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Speech Disabled to Communicate by Phone

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Public Utility Commission (PUC) today announced that statewide awareness is increasing for PA...

Jul 21, 2005, 01:00 ET

PA Relay Returns to the Road to 'Spread the Word' About Telecommunications Relay Service

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The PA Relay public awareness campaign today announced that "PA Relay on the Road," a traveling exhibit...

Jul 11, 2005, 01:00 ET

Lt. Gov. Knoll Recognizes Today, July 11th, as '711/PA Relay Day'

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Lt. Gov. Catherine Baker Knoll recognized today as "711/PA Relay Day" and encouraged all Pennsylvanians...

Jun 17, 2005, 01:00 ET

Thousands of Hams Make Airwaves 'Radio-active' June 18-26

NEWINGTON, Conn., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- From tsunamis in Asia to hurricanes in Florida -- when trouble is brewing, ham radio is often the...

Jun 02, 2005, 01:00 ET

Hands On Video Relay Service Celebrates June as Mac Month

ROCKLIN, Calif., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Hands On Video Relay Service, Inc. (www.HOVRS.com) has declared June as "Mac Month" and will be...

May 02, 2005, 01:00 ET

Hands On Video Relay Expands Customer Care Access and Call Center Hours

ROCKLIN, Calif., May 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Hands On Video Relay Service, Inc. (www.HOVRS.com) is pleased to announce the opening of its new Customer...

Mar 24, 2005, 00:00 ET

PA Relay Campaign Increases Awareness of 711, Communicating by Phone With People With Hearing and Speech Loss

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) today announced that a recent statewide telephone...

Feb 08, 2005, 00:00 ET

FCC Requires Hands on to Eliminate Brown Bag Rewards Program

ROCKLIN, Calif., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- A Bureau of the Federal Communications Commission recently released a ruling requiring Hands On Video...

Jul 08, 2004, 01:00 ET

Hands On Video Relay Service Announces the Integration of VRS with the AOL(R) and AOL(R) Instant Messenger(TM) Services and iChat AV

ROCKLIN, Calif., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Hands On Video Relay Service (www.HOVRS.com) today announced hovrsIM -- a unique integration of AOL's...

Jun 16, 2004, 01:00 ET

Amateur Radio Enthusiasts Stress Emergency Preparedness During Annual 'Field Day'

NEWINGTON, Conn., Jun 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Amateur Radio (or "ham radio") operators throughout the Americas will put their emergency communication...

Jun 02, 2004, 01:00 ET

Hands On Expands Video Relay Services To Include Videophone Users

ROCKLIN, Calif., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Hands On Video Relay Services, Inc. (HOVRS), a leading provider of telephone video relay services (VRS)...

Apr 26, 2004, 01:00 ET

National Association for Amateur Radio Responds to President's Comments on Broadband Internet Technology

NEWINGTON, Conn., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- ARRL, the national association for Amateur Radio, today expressed its deep concerns in response to a...

Feb 19, 2004, 00:00 ET

Osceola County Sheriff's Office Begins Study of Segway(TM) Human Transporters

CELEBRATION, Fla., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Osceola Florida County Sheriff's Office today begins a six-month study of the Segway(TM) Human...

Feb 05, 2004, 00:00 ET

Hands On Expands Video Relay Service With 2nd Call Center

ROCKLIN, Calif., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Hands On Video Relay Services Inc., has selected Vancouver, Washington, to expand their video relay call...

Jun 19, 2003, 01:00 ET

Amateur Radio Enthusiasts Tune Up Emergency Preparedness Skills During Annual 'Field Day' Event

NEWINGTON, Conn., June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Amateur Radio ("ham radio") operators throughout North and South America will put their emergency...

Feb 07, 2003, 00:00 ET

Texas Amateur Radio Operators Aid in Columbia Debris Search; Amateur Radio Community Reflects on Special Relationship with NASA Astronauts

NEWINGTON, Conn., Feb. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) members, Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES) members,...

Jul 24, 2002, 01:00 ET

Federal Grant Supports Radio Amateurs' Role in Homeland Security

NEWINGTON, Conn., July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Amateur Radio volunteers throughout the United States will receive special training in emergency...

Jun 20, 2002, 01:00 ET

Amateur Radio Enthusiasts Ready to Test Their Skills During Annual Emergency Preparedness Exercise

NEWINGTON, Conn., June 20 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 22 and 23, Amateur Radio ("ham") operators across the country will leave the comfort of their...

Jan 31, 2002, 00:00 ET

Florida Volunteers Hear from President Bush, Live Via Ham Radio

NEWINGTON, Conn., Jan. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of the Northern Florida Amateur Radio Emergency Service Net (NFAN) were thrilled early...

Sep 13, 2001, 01:00 ET

Amateur Radio Operators Called to Action in the Wake of U.S. Terrorist Attacks

NEWINGTON, Conn., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Amateur Radio operators are volunteering their communications skills in New York City, Washington,...