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  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2247 for Friday November 20th 2020
    by Kevin Trotman on November 20, 2020 at 12:53 am

    - FOUR AMATEURS IN SPACEX CREW DRAGON LAUNCH - AMATEUR INPUT SOUGHT FOR PROPAGATION EXPERIMENT - PROMINENT CROATIAN AMATEUR DIES OF COVID-19 - REALTIME SPECIAL EVENT HIGHLIGHTS VIRTUAL SCI-FI CONVENTION - FLORA & FAUNA ACTIVATIONS SWEEP AUSTRALIA - ON-AIR TRIBUTE BEGINS TO INDIA'S PIONEER BOSE - UK 'CARE' CAMPAIGN ADDS FOCUS FOR HOLIDAY SEASON - COLORADO HAM CLUB HOSTS FIVE DAYS OF SANTA - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: WHEN A SPECIAL CALLSIGN COMES A-CALLING SCRIPT AUDIO

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2246 for Friday November 13th 2020
    by Kevin Trotman on November 13, 2020 at 12:43 am

    - A SATELLITE 'FIRST' FOR UNIVERSITY TEAM IN ISRAEL - FREQUENCIES ON 3 GHZ BAND FACE AUCTION IN UK - ARRL DEFENDS SECONDARY USE ON MICROWAVE BANDS - SILENT KEY: NOTED LOW-BAND DXER JOHN DEVOLDERE ON4UN - HAMS HELP CHILDHOOD FRIENDS HAVE ONLINE REUNION - NEW MARIANAS ISLANDS CLUB HAS AMBITIOUS AGENDA - FLORIDA CLUB'S HOMEBREW PROJECT IS ITS TRAILER - NETS OF NOTE: THE AUSTRALIAN CULTURE NET, 'DINKY DI' - WORLD OF DX - HONORS FOR QRP PERFORMERS AND ONE 'HOMEBREW HERO' - KICKER: A HAM RADIO […]

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2245 for Friday November 6th 2020
    by Kevin Trotman on November 6, 2020 at 1:35 am

    - JAPAN'S HAM FAIR OFFERS REAL-TIME SOTA EXPERIENCE - SPACE STATION MARKS 20 YEARS WITH ONBOARD CREW - NY HAM CLUB DONATES TO HOSPITAL FOR COVID RESPONSE - SILENT KEY: JIM TIEMSTRA K6JAT, ARRL PACIFIC DIVISION DIRECTOR - TURNING TO VINTAGE PUBLICATIONS ABOUT VINTAGE GEAR - FCC OKS DIGITAL OPERATIONS FOR COMMERCIAL AM RADIO - IRELAND'S 1st SATELLITE SEEKS AMATEUR RADIO INPUT - PERU SELLING AMATEUR RADIO FREQUENCIES - HAM RADIO CYCLING ENTHUSIASTS RAISE FUNDS FOR RESEARCH - FLYING PIGS QRP CLUB […]

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2244 for Friday October 30th 2020
    by Kevin Trotman on October 30, 2020 at 12:33 am

    - VANDALS DESTROY FIREFIGHTERS' RADIO REPEATER - NEW ZEALAND AMATEURS LOSING 5 MHz BAND - RESEARCHERS DEVELOP 'GAME-CHANGING' SOLAR PANEL - VERMONT AMATEUR PREPARES TO DEFEND REVISED TOWER PLAN - BUSINESSMAN CLOAKS ANTENNAS SPROUTING UP IN NETHERLANDS - THE GERATOL NET IS BACK FOR WINTER OPERATION - FRENCH AMATEUR LOGS RECORD CONTACTS VIA SATELLITE - SILENT KEY: CLIFF KAYHART W4KKP - GERMAN TOWN PREPARES FOR 'GOLDEN ANTENNA' HUMANITARIAN AWARD - TIME FOR HAMVENTION AWARD NOMINATIONS - […]

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2243 for Friday October 23rd 2020
    by Kevin Trotman on October 22, 2020 at 11:23 pm

    - FCC OPENS COMMENT PERIOD FOR $50 FEE PROPOSAL - NEW LEADERSHIP FOR IARU REGION 1 YOUTH - WORLD'S YOUNG AMATEURS PREP FOR YOTA MONTH - BALLOONS ARE JAMBOREE HEADLINERS FOR INDIANA SCOUTS - COMPETITION IS IN THE CARDS FOR STRAIGHT KEY CENTURY CLUB - THE LAST OF TV'S 'LAST MAN STANDING' - DEADLINE APPROACHES TO APPLY FOR ARISS CONTACTS - ASSAULT IN UK AMATEUR OPERATING PORTABLE - NO RESISTANCE TO THIS NEWFOUND SUPERCONDUCTOR - AN ECHOLINK NET CELEBRATES ACTRESS HEDY LAMARR - RSGB ANNOUNCES NEW […]

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2242 for Friday October 16th 2020
    by Kevin Trotman on October 16, 2020 at 1:30 am

    - HAMS IN SPACE: ANOTHER TRIP TO THE ISS - MID-ALTITUDE BALLOONS BEGIN JOURNEY EAST -SPECIAL TRIBUTE STATION TO EDDIE VAN HALEN - HAMS PREP TO COMMUNICATE WITH HAWAIIAN RESEARCH SATELLITE - CLASSES BEGIN (VIRTUALLY) AT ARES ACADEMY - BELGIUM HALTS HAM RADIO EXAMS - HISTORIC TRANSMITTER TO MARK UNITED NATIONS DAY - HAMS IN AUSTRALIA MARK POLIO'S END IN AFRICA - AUSTRALIA MAKES CHANGES IN AMATEUR RADIO SYLLABUS - NETS OF NOTE: ADVANCED CLASS PRESERVATION GROUP NETS - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: […]

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2241 for Friday October 9th 2020
    by Kevin Trotman on October 9, 2020 at 12:57 am

    - ORLANDO HAMCATION 2021 CANCELLED - FCC REMOVES AMATEUR ACCESS TO 3.4 GHz BAND'S FREQUENCIES - IARU REGION 2 ANNOUNCES PROCEDURAL CHANGES - AUSTRALIAN SCOUTS ACTIVATE FOR SPECIAL EVENT - ON-AIR EXCITEMENT FOR WORLD'S LARGEST SCOUTING EVENT - HAMS ON HIGH ALERT DURING SIMULATED EMERGENCY TEST - SILENT KEY: ARRL NNJ SECTION MANAGER STEVE OSTROVE K2SO - RESEARCHERS CLAIM 'LIMITLESS' LOW-VOLTAGE POWER SOURCE - RSGB VIDEOS GO BACK TO BASICS FOR NEWCOMERS - HAM'S CLOSE ENCOUNTER OF THE MARTIAN KIND […]

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2240 for Friday October 2nd 2020
    by Kevin Trotman on October 2, 2020 at 12:19 am

    - THE FCC WEIGHS IN ON AMATEUR ACCESS TOUSE OF 3.4 GHz BAND - SINGAPORE HAMS OFFER ONLINE COURSE FOR LICENSE - SOUTH DUBLIN LECTURE SERIES GOES VIRTUAL - HOSPITAL HELPS WASHINGTON HAMS EXPAND EMCOMM COVERAGE - AMATEUR TO CAST HER ABSENTEE BALLOT FROM ISS - AMATEUR SATELLITE MARKS 27 YEARS IN ORBIT - DELAYED LAUNCH OF 2 CHINESE AMATEUR RADIO SATELLITES - TELEPHONE PIONEERS DIAL UP ENTHUSIASM FOR QSO PARTY - WISCONSIN HAM CLUB's MOBILE UNIT GOES PUBLIC - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: HAM TURNS 103 WITH […]

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2239 for Friday September 25 2020
    by Kevin Trotman on September 25, 2020 at 12:30 am

    - DEMOLITION SET FOR HARA ARENA - GLOBAL EMERGENCY-PREP PROGRAM SEEKING HAMS - HOLDING OUT HOPE FOR 'SUPERBATTERY' - PRIDE RADIO GROUP LAUNCHES IN AUSTRALIA - 'GET ON THE AIR' CAMPAIGN DRAWS NATIONAL EXPOSURE, NEW HAMS - VISITORS' AMATEUR STATION TO SHUT IN SWEDEN - CITIZEN SCIENCE CONTRIBUTES TO SPACE WEATHER STUDY - CW CONTEST IS SLOW SPEED BUT FAST-GROWING - NEW AUSTRALIAN AMATEURS GET NEW ONLINE RESOURCE - AN AUTUMN ACTIVITY HAMS WILL 'FALL' FOR - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: WHEN 40 METERS KIND […]

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2238 for Friday September 18 2020
    by Kevin Trotman on September 17, 2020 at 11:57 pm

    - AMATEURS RESPOND TO WILDFIRES, HURRICANES - MILLIMETER WAVE RADAR SHOWS PROMISE - HAMS REUNITE MISSING MAN WITH FAMILY IN INDIA - IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON HAM RADIO DISCUSSED AT MINI-CONFERENCE - TWO HAMS IN INDIA SCORE A 'PERSONAL BEST' - SILENT KEY: BILL SEXTON N1IN, PROMINENT MEMBER OF MARS - SILENT KEY: AVUTU NAGI REDDY VU2ANI, LEADER IN INDIAN AMATEUR RADIO - IN THE UK, A 'VIRTUAL' SUCCESS - CHECK-IN OPPORTUNITIES EXPAND FOR BLIND HAMS DIGITAL NET - NETS OF NOTE: THE HOTSPOT, PI, SBC AND […]

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2237 for Friday September 11 2020
    by Kevin Trotman on September 11, 2020 at 1:39 am

    - GUILTY VERDICT IN 2018 KILLING OF CALIFORNIA AMATEUR - RESCUE BY REPEATER FOR TWO U.S. HAMS - HAM DIES IN FALL FROM TOWER IN MAINE - MIXED RESPONSE ON FCC'S PROPOSAL FOR HAM RADIO FEES - REGULATOR PROPOSES REMOVING LICENSE TEST IN BRAZIL - DOCTORAL CANDIDATE SENDS UP BALLOON FOR THESIS - UK NET FOR BLIND VETS ADDS DIGITAL OPTION - POPULAR DIGITAL NET MOVES TO NEW TIME SLOT - SOUTH AFRICA ANNOUNCES 119 NEWLY LICENSED HAMS - ARKANSAS HAM OFFERS NEW AMATEUR RADIO TV CHANNEL - RESEARCHERS FIND […]

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2236 for Friday September 4 2020
    by Kevin Trotman on September 4, 2020 at 12:24 am

    - 'NEXT-GENERATION' RADIO SYSTEM ACTIVE ON ISS - AFTER STORM, LOUISIANA HAMS FOCUS ON SAFE GENERATOR USE - BREAK-INS AT AUSTRALIAN MARINE DISTRESS RADIO SERVICE - HAMS SAVOR TRANS-ATLANTIC TRIUMPHS ON 2 METRES - HAM RADIO UNIVERSITY CONSIDERS VIRTUAL VERSION - ANTIQUE RADIO CONTEST GETS A 'VIRTUAL' VIEWING - LONG-RUNNING INTERNATIONAL D-STAR NET IS ON THE MOVE - STUDENTS CHALLENGED TO BUILD CUBESATS - AUSTRIAN AMATEUR CLUB GETS READY FOR FIELD DAY - SPECIAL EVENT MARKS BATTLE OF BRITAIN […]

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2235 for Friday August 28 2020
    by Kevin Trotman on August 28, 2020 at 12:04 am

    - HAMS ACTIVATE AS HURRICANE SLAMS U.S. GULF REGION - FINANCIAL CRISIS FOR CODE-BREAKERS' HEADQUARTERS - AMATEUR ACCUSED OF ESPIONAGE IN GREECE - WEST BENGAL HAM'S DX: FROM INDIA TO ANTARCTICA - HAMS HELP IN COVID CONTRACT-TRACING - FOUNDATION ADDS YOUNG CONTESTER TO ITS BOARD - AUSTRALIAN YL CONTEST BREAKS THE QUARANTINE ICE - ARRL BOARD SELECTS NEW CEO - ANOTHER HAM JOINS STARLINER MISSION TO ISS - HAMS HELP SHARE EXCITEMENT OVER INDY 500 RACE - WYOMING CLUB EVENT SAYS 'COME AND GET US' - […]

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2234 for Friday, August 21, 2020
    by Kevin Trotman on August 21, 2020 at 12:20 am

    - IARU REGIONS COLLABORATE ON REVIEW OF DIGITAL BAND PLANS - PUERTO RICO OBSERVATORY ASSESSES DAMAGED REFLECTOR DISH - NEW ZEALAND YOUNGSTERS PREP FOR FIELD DAY - SILENT KEY: GLEN ZOOK K9STH - SILENT KEY: NASA ENGINEER JOHN CHITWOOD K3RGB - CANADIAN AMATEUR RADIO HALL OF FAME SEEKS NOMINEES - PRISON FOR HAM AFTER GUILTY PLEA TO PORN CHARGES - COURT UPHOLDS FCC FEE EXEMPTION TO WIRELESS CARRIERS - CALIFORNIA HAM CLUB REJUVENATING MEMBERSHIP ONLINE - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: YOUTHFUL OPTIMISM FROM […]

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2233 for Friday August 14 2020
    by Kevin Trotman on August 14, 2020 at 1:24 am

    - QSO TODAY VIRTUAL HAM RADIO EXPO - HAMS IN SOUTHERN INDIA AID AFTER MONSOONS - NEW ZEALAND EFFORT EXPLORES WIRELESS POWER DISTRIBUTION - UK EXAMS ARE BOOKED THROUGH SEPTEMBER - SWISS AMATEUR RADIO GROUP OFFERS RECRUITMENT INCENTIVES - SPECIAL EVENT RECALLS 2 DEVASTATING U.S. HURRICANES - PORTABLE OPERATIONS CONTEST LEVELS THE PLAYING FIELD - WHITE HOUSE PULLS NOMINATION OF FCC COMMISSIONER - SOTA ACTIVITY WEEKEND ATTRACTS HAMS IN ENGLAND - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: TRANSMITTING WITH THE POWER […]

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2232 for Friday August 7 2020
    by Kevin Trotman on August 7, 2020 at 1:15 am

    - SILENT KEY: NEWSLINE'S BOBBY BEST WX4ALA - U.S. ASTRONAUTS RETURN TO EARTH - U.S. HAMS ACTIVATE FOR HURRICANE, TORNADO - PLANE CALLED A 'GAME-CHANGER' FOR SATELLITE LAUNCHES - AMAZON'S KUIPER SYSTEM GETS FCC'S OK - SILENT KEY: BOB REYNOLDS WB3DYE - EXTRA ONLINE SUPPORT FOR NEW HAMS IN THE UK - EARLY REGISTRATION FOR 2021 YOTA CAMP IN THE AMERICAS - HE'S LICENSED FOR A LIFELONG LOVE OF RADIO - THE MILLENNIUM NET GOES QRT - AMSAT OF SOUTH AFRICA HOSTING SPACE SYMPOSIUM - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: […]

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2231 for Friday July 31 2020
    by Kevin Trotman on July 30, 2020 at 11:31 pm

    - ACTIVATIONS ASSIST AS HURRICANE HANNA STRIKES - AMATEURS IN INDIA STAFF A COVID-19 'WAR ROOM' - ANTIQUE WIRELESS GROUP PRESENTATIONS GO VIRTUAL - AMSAT SYMPOSIUM SEEKS PRESENTERS ON SATELLITE TOPICS - NEW ZEALAND HAMS GET 3-MONTH EXTENSION FOR 60M BAND - SILENT KEY: GRADY FERGUSON W5FU - IN INDIA, A REUNION AMID A PANDEMIC - CHANGES MADE TO AUSTRALIAN CALL SIGNS - 2ND SATELLITE JOINS EUROPEAN DATA RELAY SYSTEM - MAINE TO GET STATE'S FIRST CUBESAT - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: HE'S DOWNRIGHT PROPER […]

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2230 for Friday July 24 2020
    by Kevin Trotman on July 24, 2020 at 1:18 am

    - TOKYO HAMFAIR CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 CONCERNS - HAMS IN PERU ASSIST DISTRESSED AIR AMBULANCE - ON THE TRAIL OF 'PARASITE ANTENNAS' - MARS INTEROPERABILITY EXERCISE SCALES DOWN - CHANGES FOR ILLINOIS D-STAR NET - AMSAT LAUNCHES REFLECTOR FOR D-STAR USERS - SIGNAL REPORTING NETWORK EXPANDS IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA - SILENT KEYS: TWO FROM LONG ISLAND MOBILE AMATEUR RADIO CLUB - LOCKDOWN BOOSTS ROSTER OF HAMS IN UK - HAM RADIO ASTRONAUTS TAKE 300th U.S. SPACEWALK - AUSTRALIAN AMATEURS PUBLISH FREE […]

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2229 for Friday July 17, 2020
    by Kevin Trotman on July 16, 2020 at 11:51 pm

    - YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR: MEET CHRIS BRAULT KD8YVJ - HAMS FILE OBJECTION TO SHORTWAVE PLANS NEAR CHICAGO - GALWAY DIGITAL RADIO GROUP COMPLETES DMR NETWORK - HAMS PAY TRIBUTE TO HISTORY'S 'BUFFALO SOLDIERS' - NEW ZEALAND RADIO OPERATORS FIND BIG POWER IN QRP - AMSAT-DL EYES EUROPEAN MOON LANDER FOR TRANSPONDER - TWO EVENTS OFFER HAMS A VARIED VIRTUAL EXPERIENCE - SILENT KEY: MICHAEL JOHN CALHOUN KI4KIC - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: NO GARDEN-VARIETY MESSAGES IN TOMATOES' TRANSMISSIONS SCRIPT AUDIO

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2228 for Friday July 10 2020
    by Kevin Trotman on July 10, 2020 at 12:31 am

    - SAILOR IN DISTRESS GETS HAM RADIO HELP - SWISS SOTA ACTIVATORS MARK 15 YEARS ON AIR - WIRELESS INSTITUTE OF AUSTRALIA MEETING SET THIS MONTH - TOWERING OPPOSITION FOR VERMONT HAM'S PLANS - UK REGULATORS DELAY RADIO SWITCHOVER TO DIGITAL - KIDS' CW CLUB GETS VANITY CALL SIGN - NEW ARES TO SERVE RURAL WEST VIRGINIA - IARU NAMES NEW COORDINATOR OF ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: EXCHANGING VOWS AND SIGNAL REPORTS SCRIPT AUDIO

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2227 for Friday July 3 2020
    by Kevin Trotman on July 3, 2020 at 2:00 am

    - NO 'NIGHT OF NIGHTS' EVENT AT HISTORIC MORSE STATION - SOTA ENTHUSIASM REACHES NEW HEIGHTS IN EUROPE - HAMS IN INDIA KEEP WATCH DURING QUARANTINE - SILENT KEY: FORMER NEWSLINE ANCHOR DON CARLSON KQ6FM - MOVING DAY FOR HAM EXHIBIT AT NASA FACILITY - CHINESE LAUNCH COMPLETES NETWORK OF NAVIGATION SATELLITES - ADVOCATE SPEAKS OUT FOR INDIAN SATELLITE USE - CQ MAGAZINE NAMES NEW CONTESTING EDITOR - NETS OF NOTE: THE BBC BROADCASTERS NET - INTREPID-DX GROUP HOLDING YOUTH ESSAY CONTEST - USING […]

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2226 for Friday June 26 2020
    by Kevin Trotman on June 26, 2020 at 12:05 am

    - HAMS AT HOME WITH FIELD DAY 2020 - IN-PERSON EXAMS RETURN TO AUSTRALIA - MORE AMATEUR RADIO EVENTS MOVE TO ONLINE PLATFORMS - VINTAGE RADIO MUSEUM CURATOR BECOMES SILENT KEY - HAMS HELP INDIAN YOUNGSTER REJOIN FAMILY - RESEARCHERS FIND POWER IN TROPICAL HUMIDITY - REMEMBERING ARIZONA'S FIREFIGHTING HEROES - HAM GROUPS NEED HELP GETTING THE (PRINT) WORD OUT - 'CLUBS AS HUBS' PLAN DESIGNED TO REVIVE UK RADIO - WORLD OF DX - IN FINANCE, THEY'RE TRADING THEIR MODE OF TRANSMISSION SCRIPT AUDIO

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2225 for Friday June 19 2020
    by Kevin Trotman on June 19, 2020 at 12:37 am

    - MUST-SEE TV: HIGH-FLYING HAMS WALK IN SPACE - SOLAR ORBITER MAKES CLOSEST APPROACH TO SUN - NEW ENTITY CREATED TO OVERSEE ASTRONAUT-STUDENT QSOS - SPEEDWAY SPECIAL EVENT STARTS ITS ENGINES - BAVARIAN CLUB OFFERS FRIEDRICHSHAFEN ALTERNATIVE - VIRTUAL HAM EXPO SET FOR AUGUST - NEW LEADERSHIP FOR HAMVENTION - IRELAND GETS NEW NATIONAL RADIO SOCIETY - REWARDS FOR GOOD OPERATING BEHAVIOR - DREAMS OF A SUMMER HAM CAMP DOWN UNDER - WORLD OF DX - UP UP AND AWAY - TO VICTORY SCRIPT AUDIO

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2224 for Friday, June 12, 2020
    by Kevin Trotman on June 12, 2020 at 1:34 am

    - WELCOMING SOLAR CYCLE 25 - AT LAST - WILDLIFE DRAMAS IN HAMS' CYCLONE RESCUES - YOUNG WOULD-BE HAM DESIGNS HIS FIRST YAGI - HAM EXPO 2020 CANCELLED IN FRANCE - U.S. SOTA ENTHUSIASTS PROCEED WITH NEW ENGLAND CAMPOUT - FREE ONLINE TRAINING DRAWS RECORD NUMBERS IN UK - WEEKLY SIDEBAND CONTEST LAUNCHED TO SHARPEN SKILLS - AMERICAS YOTA CAMP IS ABOUT TO OPEN - VIRTUALLY - JAMMING PLAGUES CHICAGO POLICE RADIOS - TOP HONOR FOR AUSTRALIA'S ARISS LINCHPIN - NEWSLINE REMEMBERS BILL PASTERNAK WA6ITF […]

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2223 for Friday June 5 2020
    by Kevin Trotman on June 5, 2020 at 1:52 am

    - HISTORIC SPACE LAUNCH FROM U.S. SOIL - STUDENTS COMPETE IN CROSS-CONTINENT SPACE RACE - HAM IN UTAH SUMMONS RESCUERS TO MINIVAN IN RIVER - NEW YORK AMATEURS GIVE 24,447 ON-AIR 'THANK YOUS' - RECORD-SETTING CONTACT ON UHF FOR POLAND, CAPE VERDE ISLANDS - IRISH HAM GROUP ISSUES WORLDWIDE CHALLENGE - NETS OF NOTE: INFORMATION AS AN AGENT OF HEALING - SILENT KEY: CALIFORNIA'S WILLIAM MAHNCKE KB6QEX - TEMPORARY WAIVERS GRANTED FOR FIELD DAY HOME STATIONS - WORLD OF DX - BOUNCING BACKWARDS ON […]

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2222 for Friday May 29 2020
    by Kevin Trotman on May 29, 2020 at 2:39 am

    - HYTERA'S U. S. SUBSIDIARY FILES FOR BANKRUPTCY PROTECTION - SLOW-SCAN TV ASSISTS FAMILIES AFTER INDIAN CYCLONE - RUSSIAN SATELLITE ENABLES RECORD-SETTING QSO - HAMFEST INDIA CANCELS NOVEMBER EVENT - MORE AMATEUR ACTIVITIES SWITCH TO VIRTUAL EVENTS - VIRTUAL TEAMS TAKE ON 100WAW TUNE-UP - LI CW CLUB LAUNCHES YL-ONLY CODE CLASS - HAMS REPORT FIRST CONTACT ON FT8 USING MOONBOUNCE - UK TESTING ROLLS OUT AUTOMATED RESERVATIONS - COUNTDOWN FOR YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR - MICROWAVE SIGNAL TRACED TO […]

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2221 for Friday May 22 2020
    by Kevin Trotman on May 22, 2020 at 2:06 am

    - ATLANTIC HURRICANE SEASON SEEN AS MORE ACTIVE - INDIAN AMATEURS PREP FOR MONSOON SEASON - FLORIDA HAMS READY FOR HISTORIC LAUNCH OF U.S. ASTRONAUTS - HAM SENDS MICROWAVE-BEAM EXPERIMENT INTO SPACE - HAM HOLIDAY CONFERENCE GOES ONLINE, HAMCON 2020 CANCELLED - RSGB SEEKS INTERFERENCE REPORTS FROM AMATEURS - NETWORK RENEWS 'LAST MAN STANDING' FOR 3RD SEASON ON FOX - DEADLINE IS HERE FOR YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR NOMINATIONS - AUSTRALIA'S AMATEURS ASKED TO SHARE VIEWS ON 60M USE - COLLINS AND […]

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2220 for Friday May 15 2020
    by Kevin Trotman on May 15, 2020 at 12:45 am

    - TOWERS AROUND THE WORLD UNDER ASSAULT - FOR THESE HAMS, ASTRONOMY MEETS AMATEUR RADIO - STUDY EXPLORES WAYS TO BROADEN SIGNAL DETECTION - RADIO FRIENDSHIP REKINDLED FROM CANADA TO AUSTRALIA - SILENT KEY: PORTUGAL'S PEDRO CARVALHO CT1DBS - YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR LENDS HELPING HAND - YOTA SUMMER CAMP CANCELLED BUT OTHER EVENTS CONTINUE - HAMS IN AUSTRALIA MARK WORLD TELECOMMUNICATION AND INFO SOCIETY DAY - 'DAY OF THE YLs' CONTEST GEARS UP FOR LATE MAY - MAKING A CONTACT WITH HUSKY-SAT 1 - WORLD […]

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2219 for Friday May 8 2020
    by Kevin Trotman on May 8, 2020 at 1:23 am

    - LICENSE TEST IN LOCKDOWN GETS CREATIVE IN NORWAY - MUSEUM SHIPS WEEKEND CANCELLED - HAM-COM CANCELLED; IOTA AND MICROHAMS GOING FORWARD - TRAPPED MAN RESCUED FROM AMATEUR RADIO TOWER - FIRST ARISS CONTACT WITH MULTIPOINT TELEBRIDGE - FCC ADOPTS NEW SEAL TO PREP FOR RELOCATION - NEWSLINE SEEKS 'YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR' FOR 2020 - EXPANDED 6M ACCESS IN GERMANY - SPACE AGENCIES ANNOUNCE GLOBAL HACKATHON - FCC OKs UNLICENSED OPERATIONS ON 6GHz BAND - NEW ZEALAND YL GROUP STRUGGLING TO SURVIVE - […]

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2218 for Friday May 1 2020
    by Kevin Trotman on May 1, 2020 at 12:42 am

    - AUSTRALIA AMATEUR, FRIEND DISAPPEAR ON CAMPING TRIP - VENTILATOR DESIGN STILL EYES AGENCY APPROVAL - SURGE IN CANDIDATES FOR FOUNDATION ONLINE COURSES - AMATEUR TAKES AUSTRALIA'S FIRST ONLINE EXAM - SILENT KEY: LIMARC MAINSTAY DICK KNADLE K2RIW - CLOSE ENCOUNTER OF THE MILITARY KIND - FINAL WEEKS TO NOMINATE YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR - AWARD RECOGNIZES SATELLITE OPERATORS' ACHIEVEMENTS - HAMS COACH CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS ON USE OF GMRS - SOME HAM RADIO ACTIVITIES ARE STILL GOING ON - LIGHTHOUSE […]

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2217 for Friday April 24 2020
    by Kevin Trotman on April 24, 2020 at 12:07 am

    - LOCKDOWN GETS CREATIVE FOR SOTA OPERATORS - QUARANTINE INSPIRES NEW CERTIFICATE FOR UK HAMS - HAMS IN INDIA AID STRANDED CANCER PATIENTS - RADIO OUTREACH PUTS MORE HAMS ON THE AIR - NEW D-STAR NET STARTS UP IN AUSTRALIA - FCC APPROVES 5G USE OF 'L-BAND' FREQUENCIES - NEWSLINE'S YHOTY SEARCH CONTINUES - SILENT KEY: MICHIGAN RADIO MAINSTAY JOHN MC DONOUGH WB8RCR - LEGENDARY RADIO CAROLINE FOUNDER DIES - CROSS-ATLANTIC TRIP FOR TROPO - SIMPLEX FM NET EXPANDING IN PENNSYLVANIA - WORLD OF DX - […]

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2216 for Friday April 17 2020
    by Kevin Trotman on April 17, 2020 at 12:09 pm

    - HAM RADIO FRIEDRICHSHAFEN IS CANCELLED - AMATEURS ASSIST DURING ALABAMA STORMS - NY HAMS PREPARE A RADIO THANK-YOU TO PANDEMIC HEROES - ARMED FORCES DAY CROSSBAND TEST CANCELLED - YOTA REGION 2 SUMMER CAMP CANCELLED - FCC TO ACT ON FUTURE OF 6 GHz BAND - TOWERS DESTROYED BY FIRE IN NETHERLANDS - IN SEARCH OF NEWSLINE'S YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR - NEW HAM ON BOARD THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION - AUSTRALIAN CALL SIGN SUFFIX PROPOSAL UNDER REVIEW - WIA POLL SEEKS INPUT ON FOUNDATION LICENCE […]

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2215 for Friday April 10 2020
    by Kevin Trotman on April 10, 2020 at 1:14 am

    - CALIFORNIA HAM SAVED BY THE SAFETY NET - NETS PROVIDE WELLNESS, FRIENDSHIP CHECKS DURING PANDEMIC - WEST BENGAL HAMS SAFEGUARDING PUBLIC HEALTH - NEW ZEALAND MEMORIAL MARATHON RETURNS - NEWSLINE'S CLUB TO ACTIVATE WA6ITF TO SUPPORT QSO PARTY - STILL TIME TO NOMINATE YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR - DURING PANDEMIC, A GESTURE OF CONCERN - SILENT KEY: DXer, CONTESTER JIM McCOBB K1LU - BRITISH LICENCE CANDIDATES PREP FOR ONLINE TESTING - CALIFORNIA AMATEUR MAKING 2ND BID FOR STATE OFFICE - WORLD OF DX - […]

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2214 for Friday April 3 2020
    by Kevin Trotman on April 3, 2020 at 1:06 am

    - 'VIRTUAL TESTING' DAWNS FOR LICENSES AMID PANDEMIC - SOCIAL-MEDIA MENTORIING IN INDIA FOR HAM HOPEFULS - ANSWERING THE QRZ OF A 'Z M' CONTACT IN NEW ZEALAND - SEA-PAC CANCELLED IN OREGON - LIGHTHOUSE WEEKEND ACCEPTING REGISTRATIONS FOR LATE-SUMMER EVENT - YLS CHOSEN FOR LEADERSHIP SPOTS IN BRAZIL - IN SEARCH OF YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR FOR 2020 - END OF ORBIT FOR VENEZUELAN TELECOMMUNICATIONS SATELLITE - MARKING WORLD AMATEUR RADIO DAY, EVEN WITHOUT HF - SILENT KEY: FORMER DXCC ADMINISTRATOR DON […]

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2213 for Friday March 27th 2020
    by Kevin Trotman on March 27, 2020 at 11:16 am

    - HamSCI'S VIRTUAL WORKSHOP ATTRACTS INTERNATIONAL 'ATTENDANCE’ - HAMVENTION'S READY TO PARTY - INDONESIAN SATELLITE SENDS MESSAGE OF HOPE - NY AMATEURS TEACH CW TO SCHOOL KIDS ONLINE - IARU REGION 1 ASKS SOCIETIES TO REVIEW FIELD DAY PLANS - HAMS THROUGHOUT U.S. MIDWEST CANCEL PLANS - COVID-19 CLAIMS LIFE of PROMINENT HAM IN PHILIPPINES - NEWSLINE IN SEARCH OF TALENTED YOUNG AMATEUR - FT8 OPERATORS LOG 100 DXCC ENTITIES - MEMORIAL DXPEDITION RECREATES ADVENTURER'S TRAVELS - FORMER QUARTZFEST […]

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2212 for Friday March 20th 2020
    by Kevin Trotman on March 20, 2020 at 1:37 am

    - DAYTON HAMVENTION CANCELLED - PLANS GO FORWARD FOR FRIEDRICHSHAFEN IN GERMANY - GEORGIA HOSPITAL NET MAKES BIG CONNECTIONS - UPDATE ON AUSTRALIAN LICENSE RENEWALS - A HIGH-FLYING SHACK TAILOR-MADE FOR THE ISS - THE MARKET IS BRIGHT FOR SDR - IN SEARCH OF YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR FOR 2020 - LOUISIANA HAM FINED $18,000 BY FCC - TIME FOR RSGB MEMBERS TO VOTE - COLLEGE STUDENTS' CUBESATS CHOSEN BY NASA - EMERGENCY-RESPONSE SKILLS GET FINE-TUNED IN CARIBBEAN - WORLD OF DX - IN SEATTLE, RFI GOES […]

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2211 for Friday March 13th 2020
    by Kevin Trotman on March 13, 2020 at 10:40 am

    - CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS CAUSE CANCELLATIONS - SILENT KEY: HAM RADIO UNIVERSITY'S PHIL LEWIS N2MUN - SKYWARN TRAINING BEGINS IN MASSACHUSETTS - WWII VETS HONORED DURING FLORIDA SPECIAL EVENT - GET READY FOR WIA'S ANNUAL CONFERENCE - SEEKING 2020 YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR - A CUBESAT WITH DREAMS OF MEMES - PORTUGUESE HAMS PROPOSE OVERHAUL FOR CALL SIGNS, LICENSES - AUSTRALIA CHANGING TERMS OF RECIPROCAL LICENSES - NEW ZEALAND DEFENCE FORCE GETTING NEW HF RADIOS - U.S. ARMY RETHINKS ITS USE OF RADIOS - […]

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2210 for Friday March 6th 2020
    by Kevin Trotman on March 6, 2020 at 2:02 am

    - STABBING CLAIMS LIFE OF CALIFORNIA AMATEUR - CORONAVIRUS CONCERN POSTPONES KIRIBATI ACTIVATION - VOA 'CURTAIN ARRAY ANTENNA' IS HISTORY LESSON - HAMVENTION ANNOUNCES AWARD WINNERS - SILENT KEY: GEORGE MUHA N2XM - SILENT KEY: CQ MAGAZINE'S EDDIE DE YOUNG KS4AA - FCC OKS PLAN TO PAY SATELLITE COMPANIES FOR FREQUENCIES - LOOKING FOR THIS YEAR'S YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR - 36TH ANNUAL CHARLESTON HAMFEST READY TO ROLL - INDIAN SPACE CONCLAVE HIGHLIGHTS SATELLITE USE - DISASTER PREPAREDNESS, GMRS-STYLE […]

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2209 for Friday February 28th 2020
    by Kevin Trotman on February 28, 2020 at 1:33 am

    - CHALLENGES FOR SOUTH ORKNEY DXPEDITIONERS - A MILESTONE FOR WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA D-STAR NET - SILENT KEY: CONNIE BALLANTYNE KB0ZSG - FCC REJECTS CALIF. HAM'S RENEWAL APPLICATION - 'SMART METER' INTERFERENCE STILL AN ISSUE FOR ST. KITTS - INSTITUTE FOR BROADCASTING TECHNOLOGY TO SHUT - FOR THE ISS, ANTENNA ASSISTANCE FROM THE UK - NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR - NZART LOOKING FOR HISTORIAN FOR NEW ZEALAND'S RADIO STORY - MAINE EMERGENCY NETWORK EXPANDS - FINDING (AND RESCUING) […]

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2208 for Friday February 21st 2020
    by Kevin Trotman on February 21, 2020 at 2:45 am

    - MOTOROLA WINS $765 MILLION IN LAWSUIT AGAINST HYTERA - FCC'S COMMENT DEADLINE ON 5.9 GHz IS MARCH 6 - CHECKING IN WITH A MARATHON CHALLENGE - AMSAT'S OSCAR 85 REACHES END OF ITS MISSION - THIS BICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION IS A MAINE EVENT - COLLEGE RADIO CLUB MARKS CENTENNIAL - PROGRESS FOR STUDENT-BUILT SATELLITE IN ARIZONA - PHOENIX CUBESAT NEEDS HAMS TO TRACK ITS PATH - SILENT KEY: GERALD KLATZKO ZS6BTD, ARISS TELEBRIDGE OPERATOR - AM QSO PARTY IS A HIT WITH HAMS - MUSEUM RAISES FUNDS AND […]

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2207 for Friday February 14th 2020
    by Kevin Trotman on February 14, 2020 at 12:38 pm

    - NEW QUESTIONS RAISED OVER TESTING FOR RF EXPOSURE - HAMS IN INDIA FIELD-TEST FLOOD, CYCLONE READINESS - THAILAND PREPS FOR YOUNG AMATEURS' RADIO CAMP - CALIF. MARINES LOG DX CONTACT ON HF MOBILE - MARINES CONSIDER HF FOR ALTERNATE COMBAT COMMUNICATIONS - WITH THANKS FROM WA6ITF - REMEMBERING BILL PASTERNAK - BAND PLAN COMMENTS DUE BY FEB. 19th - A NEW VOYAGE (ON LAND) FOR RECORD-SETTING YL - BUILDING A RADIO COMMUNITY, ONE HUT AT A TIME - WORLD OF DX - REALLY PUTTING THE "D" INTO "DX" SCRIPT […]

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2206 for February 7 2020
    by Kevin Trotman on February 7, 2020 at 1:11 am

    - FCC APPOINTS FIRST FEMALE CHIEF TECH OFFICER - NAVAJO CODE TALKER JOE VANDEVER DIES AT AGE 96 - NEWSLINE's 2018 YHOTY IS A DAYTON KEYNOTER - HAMS CREDITED WITH HELPING AVERT BUSHFIRE TRAGEDIES - AMSAT ELECTS NEW PRESIDENT - NEW ZEALAND SUMMIT OUTING ACTIVATES FRIENDSHIP - FOUNDATION FOR AMATEUR RADIO OFFERS SCHOLARSHIPS - SCHOOL CLUB ROUNDUP HAPPENING FEBRUARY 10th-14th - A MILITARY VET'S BIG FOOTBALL SCORE - FRANCE CRACKS DOWN ON MARITIME RADIO INTERFERENCE - WORKING GROUP TACKLES GROWING […]

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2205 for Friday January 31st 2020
    by Kevin Trotman on January 31, 2020 at 2:18 am

    - HAMS STEP IN TO ASSIST AFTER TURKEY'S EARTHQUAKE - TURKEY'S QUAKE BELIEVED TO SHAKE UP PROPAGATION FOR NET - PILOTS ON ALERT DURING U.S. NAVY JAMMING EXERCISE - DXPEDITIONER RESPONDS TO HAMS WHO ACKNOWLEDGED SON'S DEATH - HAMS MARK ANNIVERSARY OF LITTLE-KNOWN WORLD WAR TWO BATTLE - AMATEUR RADIO NEWSLINE CELEBRATES BILL PASTERNAK WA6ITF - FCC APPROVES PART OF 9 CENTIMETER BAND FOR WIRELESS - BAVARIAN CONTEST CLUB CHOOSES NEW PRESIDENT - A DOUBLE CELEBRATION FOR AMATEURS IN POLAND - SUCCESSFUL […]

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2204 for Friday January 24th 2020
    by Kevin Trotman on January 24, 2020 at 1:52 am

    - ARRL VOTE OUSTS CEO HOWARD MICHEL WB2ITX - U.S. MILITARY REPORTEDLY SCAMMED BY ANTENNA DEAL - YEAR-LONG EVENT CELEBRATES THE DAWN OF SDR - RADIO GETS READY FOR ANNUAL AM RALLY - GERMAN AMATEURS GRANTED ACCESS TO 4 METRE FREQUENCIES - NETS OF NOTE: THE HAM STRINGS NET - AUSTRALIA CELEBRATES OSCAR 5'S 50th ANNIVERSARY - YOUTH CAMP GETS MATCHING DONATIONS - FRIENDS HELP FULFILL DREAM HELD BY A SILENT KEY - TIGHTER SECURITY SURROUNDS SWEDISH LICENSES - WORLD OF DX - DIVING DEEP FOR ‘THE […]

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2203 for Friday January 17th 2020
    by Kevin Trotman on January 17, 2020 at 1:53 am

    - TRAGIC DROWNING HALTS ROTUMA DXPEDITION - HAMS STEP UP AFTER PHILIPPINE VOLCANO ERUPTS - AMATEURS HELP IN POST-QUAKE PUERTO RICO - SILENT KEY: SULTAN QABOOS BIN SAID A41AA - SILENT KEY: DXER PETER GLASMACHER DK5DC/AA6M - HAM LOSES BATTLE TO BUILD TOWER OUTSIDE MASSACHUSETTS HOME - ROOSTING VULTURES CAUSE TROUBLE FOR TEXAS TOWER - HAMS KEEP WATCHFUL EYE AT INDIA'S GANGA SAGAR MELA - WALMART GRANT ASSISTS NEW MEXICO HAM CLUB PROJECT - YOTA STATIONS IN THE AMERICAS COUNT NEARLY 12,500 QSOs - […]

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2202 for Friday January 10th 2020
    by Kevin Trotman on January 10, 2020 at 11:42 am

    - EARTHQUAKE RATTLES PUERTO RICO - FLOOD-STRICKEN INDONESIA RELIES ON HAMS - SOTA OPERATORS TURN TALENTS TOWARD BUSH FIRE CRISIS - CLASS WAS IN SESSION AT HAM RADIO UNIVERSITY - SOUTH AFRICAN OPERATOR QUALIFIES FOR DXCC AWARD ON 2M - YL RAISA SHARES HER RADIO JOURNEY VIA YOUTUBE - TUNISIAN AMATEURS GAIN INDIVIDUAL LICENCES - HAMS REGAIN ABILITY TO SEARCH FOR AVAILABLE AUSTRALIAN CALL SIGNS - SILENT KEY: PACKET RADIO PIONEER DAVE EDMUNDS VK4FUY - PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND GETS A SECTION OF ITS OWN - […]

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2201 for Friday January 3rd 2020
    by Kevin Trotman on January 3, 2020 at 11:22 am

    - AS AUSTRALIA'S BUSH FIRES INTENSIFY, HAMS RAMP UP EFFORTS - HAMS REUNITE MENTALLY DISABLED MAN WITH FAMILY - NEWSLINE'S YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR CHOSEN FOR MLK JR. AWARD - INDIA PREPARES TO LAUNCH STUDENT-BUILT MINI-SATELLITE - TROPO CREDITED FOR NEW UHF WORLD RECORD FROM SCOTLAND - SILENT KEY: WALTER WENZEL KA2RGI - IARU GAINS NEW EMCOMM COORDINATOR IN NETHERLANDS - COMMUNITY SCIENCE PROJECT BUILDS BACKYARD RADIO TELESCOPES - NONPROFIT GROUP THAT DISTRIBUTED RADIOS SET TO CLOSE - TEST-TAKERS […]

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2200 for Friday December 27th 2019
    by Kevin Trotman on December 27, 2019 at 4:18 am

    - HAMS RALLY AS TYPHOON PHANFONE HITS PHILIPPINES - INDIAN FAMILY REUNITED AFTER 50 YEARS - CONTEST UNIVERSITY IN DAYTON NOW ACCEPTING STUDENTS - GRANTS AVAILABLE FOR AUSTRALIAN YLs - AMATEUR RADIO EXHIBIT CLOSING IN LOS ALTOS, CALIFORNIA - HISTORIC UK CONTROL TOWER NOW HOME TO AMATEUR CLUB STATION - NEIGHBORS TRY TO BLOCK AMATEUR'S TOWER IN MASSACHUSETTS - VIRGINIA AMATEUR PAYS TRIBUTE TO FIRST HOLIDAY CONCERT - SOUTH AFRICAN SYMPOSIUM NEEDS PRESENTERS' PAPERS - START THE NEW YEAR WITH AMSAT'S […]

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2199 for Friday December 20th 2019
    by Kevin Trotman on December 20, 2019 at 2:30 am

    - 'HISTORIC' DESIGNATION FOR HAMS' AMERICAN LEGION POST QTH - SILENT KEY: GEORGE LAURER K4HZE, LEAD DEVELOPER OF UPC BAR CODE - MOROCCAN AMATEURS HEAD TO THE MOUNTAINS - ISRAELI STUDENTS' SATELLITE ENTERS ORBIT - MISSOURI MIDDLE SCHOOLERS CHAT WITH SPACE STATION - SSTV OPERATION POSSIBLE FROM SPACE STATION IN LATE DECEMBER - SERBIAN AMATEUR SHARES PACKET RADIO INSIGHTS IN INDIA - SWEDISH AGENCIES UNDERTAKE RF POLLUTION STUDY - FCC SEEKS COMMENTS ON REMOVAL OF AMATEURS FROM 3 GHz BAND - GRANTS […]

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2198 for Friday December 13th 2019
    by Kevin Trotman on December 13, 2019 at 11:15 am

    - HAMS STEP UP AS TYPHOON SWEEPS PHILIPPINES - PHYSICS STUDENTS IN INDIA GET HAM RADIO OVERVIEW - IN SWEDEN, A VINTAGE TRANSMITTER HAS TIMELESS HOLIDAY MESSAGE - NEW ZEALAND AMATEURS AID IN RESCUE IN REMOTE PARK - HAMVENTION PRICES ARE GOING UP - ARRL URGES FCC TO DISMISS NYU PETITION - VIRGINIA TEACHER NAMED CAROLE PERRY EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR - SILENT KEY: LEADING RTTY CONTESTER RON STAILEY K5DJ - IN AUSTRALIA, TROPO MAKES IT ONE FOR THE RECORDS - WORLD OF DX - HAMS SHOW THEIR CHRISTMAS SPIRIT […]