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He became an amateur painter possibly upon contact with the Amsterdam painters Rafael and Jochem Govertsz Camphuysen, whose sister Lysbeth he married in 1629.
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In addition, Tony England became the second amateur radio operator to transmit from space during the mission.
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While imprisoned, he became actively involved, as an actor, writer, producer, and set-designer, in the amateur theatrical productions which took place in the camp, finding them " a source of great pleasure and amusement ".
It successfully toured the United States with much of the same cast, as was done in those days, until 1911, and then became available for amateur use.
This question of the professionalism of ancient Olympic athletes is a subject of debate amongst scholars, with Young and others arguing that the athletes were professional throughout the history of the ancient Games, while other scholars led by Pleket argue that the earliest Olympic athletes were in fact amateur, and that the Games only became professionalised after about 480 BCE.
With a 12 – 5 vote, with many not voting, Nurmi's suspension from international amateur athletics became definite.
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60 speed became the de facto standard for amateur radio RTTY operation because of the widespread availability of equipment at that speed and the U. S. Federal Communications Commission ( FCC ) restrictions to only 60 speed from 1953 to 1972.
In the 1980s, packet radio became the most common form of digital communications used in amateur radio.
Largely due to the ubiquity of 2G ALE, it became the primary method for providing interoperation on HF between governmental and non-governmental disaster relief and emergency communications entities, and amateur radio volunteers.
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From amateur beginnings it quickly became a massive commercial circus catering for cars, motorcycles and trucks, and spawned other similar events.
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Under the new proposal, the Stanley Cup Final series alternated between the East and the West each year, with alternating games played according to NHA and PCHA rules .< ref name =" DiamondPrize-20 ">< nowiki > Diamond, Zweig, and Duplacey </ nowiki >, p. 20 </ ref > The Cup trustees agreed to this new arrangement, because after the Allan Cup became the highest prize for amateur hockey teams in Canada, the trustees had become dependent on the top two professional leagues to bolster the prominence of the trophy.
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After a successful undefeated amateur career that included a national title, Vélez became the first Puerto Rican to win a women's world boxing championship on January 19, 2001, when she defeated Kathy Williams on a unanimous decision over 10 rounds to win the IBA bantamweight title.
became and painter
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Originally hired as an easel painter, in 1935 Alston became the first African American supervisor to work for the WPA's Federal Art Project in New York, which would also serve as his first mural work.
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In the 1940s Lawrence was given his first major solo exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, and became the most celebrated African American painter in the country.
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There he became court painter to Ferdinand VI of Spain and director of the Royal Academy of Saint Fernando.
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