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Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2295 for Friday October 22nd, 2021

- HAMS RESPOND TO FLOODING IN INDIA - COMPETITION SET FOR MILITARY RADIO OPERATORS - DIGITAL SAFETY NET READY TO EXPAND IN PACIFIC NW - MEMBERSHIP MILESTONE FOR SKCC - HAMSCI SEEKS VOLUNTEERS FOR ECLIPSE FESTIVAL - NEW RADIO RULES FOR YACHT RACE - WIRELESS TRANSFER TECH GETS FCC APPROVAL - HAMMARLUND RADIOS TAKE SPOTLIGHT IN NOVEMBER EVENT - NATIONAL RADIO CENTRE SEEKS VOLUNTEERS - ONLINE 'BOOT CAMP' COVERS RADIO BASICS AND MORE - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: GOOD SIGNAL REPORT FOR NEW HAM MAGAZINESCRIPTAUDIO [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2294 for Friday October 15th, 2021

- NEW CALIFORNIA HAM STATION HAS EDUCATIONAL MISSION - GIFT PUTS STUDENT CLUB ON AIR IN INDIA - DEEP SPACE ATOMIC CLOCK ENDS MISSION - FIRST MODERN MICROSATELLITE TURNS 40 - ARISS CONNECTS DEAF UK STUDENTS TO ISS - FRANCE CELEBRATES YOUNGEST REUNION ISLAND HAM - RSGB CONVENTION AVAILABLE ON YOUTUBE - BRAZIL, NORWAY JOIN POTA PROGRAM - WRTC COMPETITOR LIST RELEASED - ALEXANDERSON ALTERNATOR TO TRANSMIT ON UN DAY - IRELAND'S HAM EXAM MAY GET NEW OVERSEER - AUSTRALIA BEGINS ALLOCATION OF 2x1 CONTEST CALLS - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: WI-FI? WHY NOT? A DIFFERENT KIND OF DXSCRIPTAUDIO [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2293 for Friday October 8th, 2021

- NEW CALLSIGN PREFIX SETTLES FALKLANDS ISLAND DILEMMA - WEST BENGAL HAMS ASSIST MOTHERS OF NEWBORNS - SILENT KEY: ACTIVE NET PARTICIPANT WALTER PAGE PYNE, WA3EOP - SCHOOL FOR DEAF PREPS FOR UNIQUE ARISS CONTACT - CQWW DX CONTEST GAINS PLAQUE SPONSORS FOR YOUTH - IT'S 'FALLOUT' WEEKEND FOR 100 WATTS AND A WIRE - APPALACHIAN TRAIL ACTIVATIONS LIGHT UP AIRWAVES - RESULTS ARE IN FOR PORTABLE OPERATIONS CHALLENGE - CHINA ANNOUNCES LOSS OF SATELLITE - IN-PERSON EXAMS RETURNING IN UK - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: HAM RADIO FILM SHORT, 'NIGHT,' COMES TO LIGHTSCRIPTAUDIO [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2292 for Friday October 1st, 2021

- CALIFORNIA HAMS AT FOREFRONT OF PUBLIC-SAFETY INITIATIVE - RADIO OPERATORS PREP FOR ARRL'S SIMULATED EMERGENCY TEST - PROPOSAL EYES REMOVAL OF AMATEUR SATELLITE ALLOCATIONS - CITIZEN SCIENTISTS MARK DECADE OF AURORA-WATCHING - SILENT KEY: TOM CLARK K3IO, PIONEER IN HAM RADIO SATELLITES - A DAY OF HERITAGE AND HAM RADIO FOR S. AFRICA'S VOORTREKKERS - CELEBRATING THE WORLD'S LARGEST HORSESHOE CRAB - ILLINOIS RADIO CLUB'S EMERGENCY TRAILER MAKES ITS DEBUT - SATELLITES, ARCTIC DXPEDITION, HIGHLIGHT RSGB'S CONVENTION - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: SOTA SUMMITS BECOME A DOG'S BEST FRIENDSCRIPTAUDIO [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2291 for Friday September 24th, 2021

- HOSPITALIZED CHILDREN CONTACT ISS VIA HAM RADIO - RESEARCHER BLAMES SATELLITES FOR NIGHT SKY 'POLLUTION' - ESSEX HAM SPECIAL EVENT SUPPORTS NEW HACKSPACE - NEW MICROCONTROLLER EDITOR AT CQ MAGAZINE - SILENT KEY: EAST COAST REFLECTOR'S RICK BEUTNAGEL, N3RRB - BOUVET 3Y0J TRIP GETS ARRL GRANT - NATIONAL HURRICANE CONFERENCE POSTED ON YOUTUBE - IARU REGION 1 HONORS SIX FOR CONTRIBUTIONS - POPULAR HAMFESTS HOSTED AGAIN WITH CAUTION - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: FOR YOUNG HAMS, A MOUNTAIN MEETING WITH THE METEORSSCRIPTAUDIO [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2290 for Friday September 17th, 2021

- COVID SPURS CANCELLATION OF TOKYO HAM FAIR - IARU REGION 3 OPTS FOR VIRTUAL CONFERENCE - AMSAT SYMPOSIUM MOVES FROM HOTEL INTO VIRTUAL MODE - SPACEX RECOVERY VESSELS NAMED FOR 'BOB AND DOUG' - SPECIAL EVENT CELEBRATES BIRTHDAY OF VOA RELAY STATION - ULTRA-TINY BATTERY SHOWS POWER AND PROMISE - SILENT KEY: CHARLIE BYARS, W5GPO, LONGTIME WEATHER SPOTTER - REPLICA TRANSMITTER BEING PREPPED FOR DECEMBER EVENT - US, UK STATIONS ALSO MARK TRANSATLANTIC ANNIVERSARY - POTA ADDS MORE THAN 1,000 PARKS TO ITS SYSTEM - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: WITH CW, IT'S NO SPEED? NO PROBLEM!SCRIPTAUDIO [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2289 for Friday September 10th, 2021

- RADIO OPERATORS SUPPORT WILDFIRE ANIMAL RESCUE - GENESIS SATELLITES DESTROYED IN EXPLOSION - MEET ARRL MAXIM AWARD WINNER: KATHERINE FORSON, KT5KMF - US HAMS ACTIVATE THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL - LISATS HAM CLUB TO RETRANSMIT INSPIRATION4 LAUNCH - IN SWITZERLAND, HIGH-FLYING QSOS IN HOT AIR BALLOON - BBC INTERVIEWS DEVELOPER OF WORLD'S FIRST MICROSATELLITE - YL AWARDS INTRODUCED INTO OCEANIA DX CONTEST - AUSTRALIAN HAM CLUB INVITES THE WORLD - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: BROADBAND FOR THE BIRDS?SCRIPTAUDIO [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2288 for Friday September 3rd, 2021

- US HAMS STEP IN AS HURRICANE SWEEPS GULF REGION - SOLAR STORMS CALLED THREAT TO INTERNET - AMATEUR RADIO TEAM EYES NASA'S GATEWAY PROJECT - FATHER-DAUGHTER CYCLISTS CONCLUDE RADIO EXPEDITION - BONAIRE AMATEURS FORM NEW AMATEUR RADIO CLUB - SILENT KEY: NEWSLINE'S ROBERT SUDOCK WB6FDF - NORTH CAROLINA RADIO MUSEUM MARKS 20 YEARS - HAMS RAISE PROFILE OF GROUP THAT AIDS DISABLED VETERANS - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: SKY HIGH PRIDE FOR HIS COLLEGE-BOUND DAUGHTERSCRIPTAUDIO [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2287 for Friday August 27, 2021

- DISPUTE OVER SUSPECTED RFI AND INSULIN PUMP - NASA MAKING PLANS FOR A 'LUNAR ARECIBO' DISH - AMSAT SPACE SYMPOSIUM ACCEPTING REGISTRATIONS - SPAIN PREPARES FOR TWIN SATELLITE LAUNCHES - SWEEPING ANTENNA ARRAY DELIVERS GALAXIES IN HIGH-DEFINITION - SPECIAL NYC EVENT MARKS 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF 9/11 - IN NEW ZEALAND, BACKYARDS GO BACK ON THE AIR - WEST BENGAL HAMS MARK 100 YEARS OF RADIO - ACMA SEEKS INPUT ON 2x1 CALLSIGNS - ACMA REVIEWS ARRANGEMENTS FOR AMATEUR REPEATERS, ASSIGNED BEACONS - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: A SPARK GLOWS BRIGHTLY AT MUSEUM IN FINLANDSCRIPTAUDIO [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2286 for Friday August 20, 2021

- HAITI IN TURMOIL AFTER EARTHQUAKE, TROPICAL STORM - INTREPID DX GROUP CALLS OFF BOUVET PLANS - FCC DELAYS STARTUP FOR COLLECTING NEW HAM LICENSE FEES - ROMANIA PROPOSES LICENSE CHANGES WITH BROADER IMPACT - US MONITORING PROGRAM SENDS HAMS ADVISORY NOTICES - HAMS HELPING RADIO STATION MARK CENTENNIAL - SILENT KEY: FIRST RESPONDER COLIN McFADDEN KB1YYG - VOUCHERS GOOD FOR RSGB MEMBERS AT BLETCHLEY - HAM RADIO JOINS AQUINO TANK WEEKEND AT ONTARIO MUSEUM - WORLD'S LARGEST TEAPOT EVENT TOTALS UP THE CONTACTS - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: A FRIEND IN NEEDSCRIPTAUDIO [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2285 for Friday August 13, 2021

- BREAKING NEWS: HAMS RESPOND AS ALGERIAN FIRE GROWS - CALIFORNIA AMATEURS STEP UP DURING DEADLY DIXIE FIRE - CATCHING A RADIO RIDE ON THE PERSEIDS - INDIANAPOLIS SPEEDWAY WRAPPING UP W9IMS EVENT - SILENT KEY: LIFELONG AMATEUR, JAZZ 'AMBASSADOR' BOB RINGWALD K6YBV - SPACEX ACQUIRES FIRM COFOUNDED BY RADIO AMATEUR - HOMEBREWERS IN HYDERABAD HELP QO-100 SATELLITE USERS - RULE CHANGES PERMIT SCOUT, GUIDE GROUPS IN YL CONTEST - UK BROADBAND SERVICES PLAN NEW CONNECTIONS VIA WATER PIPES - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: UP, UP AND AWAY FOR HIS 99th BIRTHDAYSCRIPTAUDIO [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2284 for Friday August 6, 2021

- HAMS STEP IN AS FLOODING SWEEPS THROUGH WESTERN INDIA - WSPR REFINEMENTS CONTINUE IN SEARCH FOR MISSING AIRLINER - FCC APPROVES FM AS OPTION FOR CITIZENS BAND - SILENT KEY: GEORGE BOORER ZL3PN, ACTIVE IN SEARCH AND RESCUE - SILENT KEY: CW TRAINING DEVELOPER RAY BURLINGAME-GOFF G4FON - SILENT KEY: WOLF HARRANTH OE1WHC, ARCHIVE FOUNDER - QSO TODAY VIRTUAL EXPO RETURNS - VP4 PREFIX REPORTEDLY CONSIDERED FOR FORMER FALKLANDS DEPENDENCIES - NAVAJO CODE TALKER EVENT MOVES TO OPERATORS' QTHS - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: TWO FOR THE ROADSCRIPTAUDIO [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2283 for Friday July 30, 2021

- UK ACTS TO PREVENT SATELLITE CONSTELLATION INTERFERENCE - SWITZERLAND IMPOSES IMPORT RESTRICTIONS ON ELECTRONICS - NASA DEVELOPS ANTENNA TO SURVIVE HARSH ENVIRONMENT - IARU GIVES PRESTIGIOUS AWARD POSTHUMOUSLY TO FORMER REGION 2 PRESIDENT - COAST-TO-COAST ACTIVATION FOR 'WORLD'S LARGEST TEAPOT' - MISSOURI HAMS HAVE A CAPITAL IDEA - SILENT KEY: FRED STONE W8LLY, EMERGENCY RESPONDER - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: MEET YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR FAITH HANNAH LEA KD3ZSCRIPTAUDIO [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2282 for Friday July 23, 2021

- HAMS AT THE READY AFTER WESTERN EUROPE FLOODING - INDIAN AMATEURS HELPING WITH DISASTER RESPONSE TRAINING - SPECIAL EVENT STATION TO HIGHLIGHT CUBAN CRISIS - TOWER BATTLE ENDS IN FAVOR OF MASSACHUSETTS HAM - BATTLE OVER ANTENNA MAST CONTINUES FOR UK AMATEUR - FCC OKS EXPERIMENTAL 40 MHZ STATION FOR HAM IN GEORGIA - COMMERCIAL TELEVISION INDUSTRY RETIRES LAST NTSC TRANSMITTER - ARRL REOPENS CONNECTICUT HEADQUARTERS - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: COLORADO AMATEUR RADIO CLUB REACHES A NEW HIGH POINTSCRIPTAUDIO [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2281 for Friday July 16, 2021

- HAM RADIO OUTLET OPENING FLORIDA STORE - YOUTH ON THE AIR CAMP ENJOYS SUCCESSFUL START - OFCOM REMINDS SWISS HAMS OF SATELLITE-USE FEES - SPECIAL EVENT STATION HONORS AMERICAN COMEDIAN 'RED' SKELTON - UK HAMS RESPOND TO SURVEY ABOUT AMATEURS' CHALLENGES - RESEARCHERS STUDY PIEZOELECTRICITY AS BATTERY REPLACEMENT - SUMMER AM QSO PARTY ATTRACTS EUROPEAN AMATEURS - FINNISH AMATEUR RADIO LEAGUE HOLDS CENTENNIAL SPECIAL EVENT - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: DOUBLE THE AMATEUR RADIO JOY FOR MINNESOTA TWINSSCRIPTAUDIO [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2280 for Friday July 9, 2021

- DXPEDITION TO THE TOP OF THE WORLD - OBSERVATORY RADIOTELESCOPE TO SPAN TWO CONTINENTS - SILENT KEY: IARU's FAISAL AL-AJMI 9K2RR - SILENT KEY: INDIA'S MAHABALA HEGDE VU2HEG - NEW SUNSPOT EXPLOSION CAUSES SHORTWAVE BLACKOUT - SPAIN'S AMATEUR MAGAZINE MAKES DIGITAL ARCHIVE AVAILABLE - PLUTO SPECIAL EVENT IS BACK IN ORBIT - ONLINE EDITION UPDATED FOR FRENCH AMATEUR DIRECTORY - LIGHTHOUSE SOCIETY HONORS 3 WITH LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: MOBILE ANTENNA HITS A BUMP IN THE ROADSCRIPTAUDIO [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2279 for Friday July 2, 2021

- AUSTRALIAN AUTHORITY EXPECTS TO APPROVE 2 X 1 CALLSIGNS - AMSAT-SOUTH AFRICA HOSTING SPACE SYMPOSIUM - NEW OPPORTUNITIES NEXT YEAR FOR CUBESATS - FIRST YOUTH ON THE AIR CAMP BEING HELD THIS MONTH - STEM AND SATELLITES FILL KIDS' CAMP AGENDA - TAKING RADIO SCIENCE IN A NEW DIRECTION - MAJOR CW CLUB ORGANIZING CANADIAN VERSION OF K3Y EVENT - NETS OF NOTE: LADIES DIGITAL ROUNDTABLE - FCC UPHOLDS $2.8M PENALTY OVER DRONES - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: HAM RADIO: THAT'S WHAT FRIENDS ARE FORSCRIPTAUDIO [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2278 for Friday June 25, 2021

- AMATEUR RADIO BEACON ON RETURN TRANSATLANTIC VOYAGE - SPACEWALKING HAMS INSTALL SOLAR PANELS ON ISS - NEW FCC RULES ADDRESS EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM - PETITION ASKS FOR FCC TO ADD FIFTH COMMISSIONER - SILENT KEY: SUBHADEEP CHATTERJEE VU2CSB - CHANGES MADE TO NETHERLANDS' RADIO LICENSE - POSTAL OFFICIALS SAY: HERE COMES THE SUN - GET READY FOR VIRTUAL HAM EVENT IN FRIEDRICHSHAFEN - AUSTRALIAN AMATEUR RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS MEDAL - FINDING RADIO WARMTH IN THE FROZEN ANTARCTIC - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: RADIO RETAILER HAS A FIELD DAY ON FIELD DAYSCRIPTAUDIO [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2277 for Friday June 18, 2021

- 3Y0J BOUVET ISLAND DXPEDITION CANCELLED - SUSPECTED CYBERATTACK AT RESEARCH FACILITY SITE - UK'S NATIONAL HAMFEST POSTPONED UNTIL 2022 - SLOVENIAN INDEPENDENCE EVENT RUNS THROUGH END OF YEAR - FRENCH HAMS OPERATE NEW BONUS STATION FOR 13 COLONIES EVENT - SWEDEN'S ALEXANDERSON TRANSMITTER PREPARES FOR JULY 4 MESSAGE - WIA ASKS AUSTRALIAN REGULATOR TO REVIEW EXAMS - ISS PREPS TO DEPLOY CUBESAT FROM MAURITIUS - REVIEW: 'HAM RADIO FOR DUMMIES' BY WARD SILVER N0AX - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: A FATHER, A SON AND A REPEATERSCRIPTAUDIO [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2276 for Friday June 11, 2021

- ISS CROSSBAND REPEATER READY FOR FIELD DAY OPERATORS - NASA TO TEST DATA TRANSFER VIA LASER COMMUNICAIONS - PRIDE RADIO GROUP PROJECT HELPS SHACK STARTUP COSTS - NEW UK HAM CLUB SCHEDULES FIRST IN-PERSON MEETING - DATA NETWORK GROUP CHALLENGES FCC BID TO TAKE SPECTRUM - MUSEUM SHIPS WEEKEND SAILS TO SUCCESS - HAMVENTION FORUM VIDEOS AVAILABLE ON YOUTUBE - FOUNDATION GRANT WILL HELP EUROPEAN HAMNET TO GROW - SILENT KEY: ARECIBO'S GORDON PETTENGILL W1OUN - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: TAKING MANY SMALL STEPS TO FOLLOW SOME BIG FEETSCRIPTAUDIO [...]

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