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Aug 23, 2006, 01:00 ET

Hands On Video Relay Service Opens VRS Call Center in Puerto Rico

ROCKLIN, Calif., Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Hands On Video Relay Service, Inc. (HOVRS), a recognized leader in high quality Video Relay Services...

Aug 02, 2006, 01:00 ET

Hands On Video Relay Service Hires Kelby Brick as Director of Legal and Regulatory Affairs

ROCKLIN, Calif., Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Hands On Video Relay Services (HOVRS), Inc. today announced its hiring of Kelby Brick as their Director...

Jul 10, 2006, 01:00 ET

Lt. Gov. Knoll Recognizes July 11th as 7-1-1/PA Relay Day

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) and Lieutenant Governor Catherine Baker Knoll are...

May 18, 2006, 01:00 ET

HELLO! Hams Celebrate 100 years of Voice Over Radio

DAYTON, Ohio, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- In 1906 Reginald Fessenden accomplished the first voice radio broadcast. This historic accomplishment...

Apr 24, 2006, 01:00 ET

1960's Philadelphia Group's Hit 'Don't Hang Up' Tapped to Give Boost to PA Relay Education Campaign

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- "Don't Hang Up," the hit song recorded by The Orlons of Philadelphia in the 1960s, is enjoying a...

Apr 21, 2006, 01:00 ET
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Robert S. Shumake Named General Chair of Detroit's Freedom Weekend V

DETROIT, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Reverend Wendell Anthony, founder of the Freedom Institute and Ms. Maryann Lee, Executive Director of Freedom...

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...