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Trek Radio Joins the International Federation of Trekkers

Monday, January 3rd, 2011

Trek Radio has joined a “growing number of websites and groups that are currently part of the Federation Network,” according to a recent press release.

Some of the other groups include TrekUnited, Star Trek: Phase II, Airlock Alpha, Star Trek Cruise and Roddenberry.com.

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Star Trek IFT Fan Club Relaunches Today

Tuesday, June 15th, 2010

After months of preparation, The International Federation of Trekkers has become The Federation, with the unveiling of a new website and Voyages, a Star Trek e-zine.

The International Federation of Trekkers (IFT) was launched in 1984 in Cleveland, Ohio, with the blessing and help of Gene Roddenberry, is now an international non-profit corporation. “This is a very exciting day for me,” said Russ Haslage, president of The Federation.

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International Federation Of Trekkers Relaunch

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

On the new website for the International Federation of Trekkers (IFT) also known as The Federation, a countdown clock lets fans know that in nineteen days, their new website will be active.

According to Russ Haslage, IFT president, exciting changes will be coming on June 15 when the changeover to the new website happens. The changes include more information availability and a new magazine.

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New Trek Magazine To Debut

Monday, May 3rd, 2010

Federation Communicator magazine, the official publication of the International Federation of Trekkers, will debut in June.

According to a press release, the Federation Communicator “will focus on the extraordinary and diverse talent within the Federation (IFT), drawing attention to the accomplishments of its members, chapters and GEO commands, as well as presenting news from around the Star Trek universe.  Carrying forth its guiding principle — to spotlight the worthy accomplishments of those endeavoring to ‘live the dream’ — Communicator will blaze new trails in fan-based journalism.  With timely features, award-winning writing and beautiful, cutting-edge presentation, Communicator will help to re-define the very role of fandom and bring new attention to a worthy and history-making organization.”

IFT President and Co-founder Russ Haslage has named E.J. Haley as the managing editor and director of publications for the magazine.

Brazeal Sells TrekUnited

Monday, March 22nd, 2010

The domain name and rights of TrekUnited have been sold to the man who led a campaign for a Star Trek series featuring George Takei‘s Sulu as captain of the USS Excelsior.

Last week, Tim Brazeal, who began a “Save Star Trek: Enterprise” campaign that ended badly, emailed members of TrekUnited looking for a buyer for that site and for Scifiunited.com.

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