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Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2331 for Friday July 1, 2022

- AMATEURS IN US, CANADA, GET OUTDOORS FOR FIELD DAY - HAM RADIO EXPO RETURNS TO FRIEDRICHSHAFEN - SILENT KEY: ALPHA AMPS' RICHARD EHRHORN W4EA/W4ETO - SPECIAL EVENT STATION TO HONOR DXPEDITIONER, HUMANITARIAN ZORRO - TRANSMITTER TO REMAIN OFF THE AIR ON ALEXANDERSON DAY - THIRTEEN COLONIES SPECIAL EVENT RUNS THROUGH JULY 8TH - SHOPPING FOR QSOS AT WALMART - SOUTH AFRICA ANNOUNCES NEWEST LICENSEES - WORKSHOP EXPLORES DISASTER COMMUNICATION AND THE PRESS - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: GETTING A STRING OF CONTACTS WITH A KITESCRIPTAUDIO [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2330 for Friday June 24th, 2022

- BRINGING AMATEUR RADIO TO A MORE DIVERSE COMMUNITY - CARRIERS DELAY PART OF 5G ROLLOUT AFTER INTERFERENCE CONCERNS - WRTC ORGANIZERS DONATE EQUIPMENT FOR NEXT YEAR'S EVENT - BALLOON LAUNCH TO FEATURE CROSSBAND REPEATER - JUST FOR FUN: A NOT-SO-TRIVIAL QUIZ - SWEDISH HAM RADIO OPERATOR TO BECOME ARCHBISHOP - SPECIAL EVENT IN AUGUST TO HONOR ABANDONED, ABUSED PETS - TWO GRANTS SUPPORT OPEN-SOURCE PROJECTS FOR HAM RADIO - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: TIME TO READ MORE THAN JUST YOUR S-METERSCRIPTAUDIO [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2329 for Friday June 17th, 2022

- DISASTER-RESPONSE PROGRAM DEBUTS IN GERMANY - HAMS PLAY PROMINENT ROLE IN WASHINGTON STATE EMERGENCY DRILL - WEST BENGAL HAMS REUNITE FAMILY AFTER 2 YEARS - HAMS BUILD SKILLS, FRIENDSHIPS AT YOUTH ON THE AIR CAMP - NASA STUDIES DAMAGE TO WEBB TELESCOPE - PLANS PROCEED FOR OUTDATED SATELLITES' REMOVAL - BRITISH HAMS ARRESTED AS SPIES IN ALBANIA - EU COUNTRIES TO STANDARDIZE CHARGERS FOR HANDHELD ELECTRONICS - ITU's AMATEUR STATION MARKS 60 YEARS ON AIR - FINALISTS ANNOUNCED IN IARU REGION 1 HAM CHALLENGE - SABLE ISLAND DXPEDITION LAUNCHES WEBSITE - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: MORSE CODE IS… [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2328 for Friday June 10th, 2022

- HAM CHARGED WITH INTERFERENCE FACES RECORD FINE - PARACHUTE MOBILE OPERATOR TAKES BIG LEAP FOR NEWCOMERS - BBC HIGHLIGHTS PORTABLE OPERATION WHERE MARCONI TEST OCCURRED - PROGRAM RELEASED FOR HAM RADIO FRIEDRICHSHAFEN - VANCOUVER HAM WINS TOP AWARD FOR CANADIAN AMATEURS - TEXAS EMERGENCY RESPONSE GROUP GETS GRANT FOR EQUIPMENT UPGRADES - JAMSAT PREPARES FOR VIRTUAL CONFERENCE THIS MONTH - 100 WATTS AND A WIRE 'TUNE UP' WEEKEND ARRIVES - OHIO NET INVITES THE WORLD TO CHECK IN - GERMAN RADIO CONFERENCE SEEKS PRESENTERS, PAPERS - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: A MESSAGE OF GRATITUDE WAS IN THE CARDSSCRIPTAUDIO [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2327 for Friday June 3rd, 2022

- MOON'S DARK SIDE NO REFUGE FROM RFI - STRAIGHT KEY NIGHT COMES TO NEW ZEALAND - SKYHUBLINK CONNECTS NEWSCOMERS, LIGHTS UP 'QUIET' REPEATERS - LOW-BAND EXPERIMENT TESTS GROUND WAVE ON 630M - FCC REMINDS AMATEURS TO CREATE ACCOUNT IN NEW REGISTRATION SYSTEM - QUEEN'S JUBILEE REFLECTED IN SOME UK CALL SIGNS - SPECIAL EVENT STATION A HIGHLIGHT OF YOUTH ON THE AIR CAMP - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: THE DX TO END ALL DXESSCRIPTAUDIO [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2326 for Friday May 27th, 2022

- HAMVENTION RETURNS TO XENIA AFTER TWO-YEAR ABSENCE - CQ MAGAZINE INDUCTS 2022 HALL OF FAME MEMBERS - A NEW CHAPTER FOR LIBRARIES ON THE AIR - SILENT KEY: NOTED SELLER OF ELECTRONICS SURPLUS GOODS JOHN BIRKETT, G8OPP - SILENT KEY: RICHARD MACKAY VK2HRM, HAM CLUB FOUNDING PRESIDENT - HEIL REBRANDS AMATEUR RADIO DIVISION - LAST CHANCE TO NOMINATE YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR - AMATEURS RECEIVE TRANSMISSIONS FROM CHINA'S MARS MISSION - SOUTH AFRICAN RADIO LEAGUE HISTORY PROJECT NEEDS HELP - PRIDE RADIO GROUP PREPS FOR INTERNATIONAL CONTEST - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: AT HAMVENTION, LOST AND FOUND… [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2325 for Friday May 20th, 2022

- US MILITARY EXPLORES WIDER USE OF HF IN INDO-PACIFIC - AMATEURS IN US PREP FOR HURRICANE READINESS TEST - SILENT KEY: PHILANTHROPIST, QUALCOMM FOUNDER FRANKLIN ANTONIO, N6NKF - RSGB OFFERS NEW INCENTIVES FOR FOUNDATION LICENSE HOLDERS - NORTH CAROLINA AMATEURS TAKE ON MARATHON CHALLENGE - NOMINATION DEADLINE NEARS FOR YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR AWARD - SCOUTS OFFER HAMVENTION LANYARDS AND TICKET LAMINATION - HAM RADIO JOINS SWISS 'ADVENTURE EXPERIENCE' - AUSTRALIAN REGULATOR MAKES FEE-CALCULATION TOOL AVAILABLE - AMERICAN LEGION POST GETS NEW HAM CLUB - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: CARRYING A MEMORIAL MESSAGE WITH FLAGS INSTEAD OF… [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2324 for Friday May 13th, 2022

- REPORT: HAM RADIO USED ILLEGALLY ON TOUR BOAT THAT SANK - BRAZIL PASSES REGULATION LIMITING SOLAR PANEL RFI - SILENT KEY: AMATEUR NEWS WEEKLY CREATOR PHIL THOMAS, W8RMJ - NEWSLINE'S GRAHAM KEMP AMONG WIA AWARDEES - NOMINATION DEADLINE NEARS FOR YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR AWARD - YOUTH ON THE AIR TO WELCOME VISITORS AT DAYTON HAMVENTION - GERMANY'S YOUTH MARK SCHOOL CLUB DAY - 90TH ANNIVERSARY ACTIVATIONS REMEMBER AMELIA EARHART - UK ORGANIZERS PREP FOR SUMMER 'VILLAGE OF GEEKS' - PARKS ON THE AIR ADDS 3 DX HUNTER CATEGORIES - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: A WORLD OF… [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2323 for Friday May 6th, 2022

- HAM RADIO ASSISTS IN HUMAN-TRAFFICKING RESCUE - NEW TEST OF WIRELESS POWER TRANSFER CALLED A SUCCESS - BIG RESPONSE TO LATEST AUSTRALIAN BALLOON LAUNCH - ILLEGAL OPERATION OF FT8 REPORTED IN BELGIUM - INDIANA RADIO GROUP RECEIVES GRANTS FOR EMERGENCY OPERATIONS - AMANDA ALDEN, K1DDN, BECOMING NEW ARRL COLORADO SECTION MANAGER - YOUNG HAM AWARD NOMINATING WINDOW TO CLOSE SOON - HAM STATIONS WARMING UP FOR INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR RACES - YOUNGSTERS PREP FOR DX ADVENTURE IN CURAÇAO - SCOUT CAMP ACTIVATION AT WEST POINT RETURNS AFTER 2 YEARS - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: THROUGH MUSIC AND MUSINGS, A… [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2322 for Friday April 29nd, 2022

- BOSNIA'S EARTHQUAKE BRINGS RAPID RADIO RESPONSE - FCC SEEKS COMMENT ON IMPROVING RECEIVERS' REJECTION OF RFI - FCC CRACKS DOWN ON 'HAZARDOUS' DRONE TRANSMITTERS - US GOVERNMENT TO STUDY PROPAGATION USING SATELLITE-BASED SENSORS - ARRL, RSGB MAKING CHANGES AT HELM OF NEWS MEDIA - HAM RADIO WORKSHOP FROM HURRICANE CONFERENCE NOW ON YOUTUBE - HAMS PREP FOR ARMED FORCES DAY CROSS-BAND EXERCISE - MAINE AMATEURS RECEIVE TRAINING TO ASSIST DISASTER RESPONDERS - FCC FILING SYSTEM SHUTS DOWN ON FIRST DAY OF NEW FEE - INDIAN ENGINEERING SCHOOL HOSTS 2-DAY INTRO TO AMATEUR RADIO - NOMINATE NEXT 'YOUNG HAM OF… [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2321 for Friday April 22nd, 2022

- HAM RADIO GOES SOLO ON THE HIGH SEAS OF THE PACIFIC - TESLA CENTER HOSTS WORLD AMATEUR RADIO DAY FORUM - VOA MUSEUM TO EXTEND HOURS DURING HAMVENTION - GERMANY'S HAM RADIO FRIEDRICHSHAFEN TO BE A REUNION - WIRELESS INSTITUTE OF AUSTRALIA PREPS FOR TASMANIA - NOMINATE YOUNG AMATEURS FOR NEWSLINE AWARD - ONLINE COURSE GETS UNDER WAY FOR CANADIAN LICENSE - TEEN EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM GETS HIGH GOVERNMENT HONORS - NASA SPECIAL EVENT STATIONS HONOR APOLLO 16 ANNIVERSARY - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: REMOTE POSSIBILITIES BRING THEM CLOSER TOGETHERSCRIPTAUDIO [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2320 for Friday April 15th, 2022

- SOFTWARE PROJECT TO GUIDE WORLD'S LARGEST RADIO TELESCOPE - GET READY FOR WORLD AMATEUR RADIO DAY - DX MARATHON IN SEARCH OF NEW MANAGER - MARCONI DAY REAFFIRMS HAMS' CONNECTIONS TO RADIO HISTORY - CROATIA WILL BE HOME TO IARU REGION 1 YOUTH SUMMER CAMP - YOUTH ON THE AIR SEEKS HOST VENUE FOR 2023 SUMMER CAMP - NOMINATE YOUNG AMATEURS FOR NEWSLINE AWARD - AMATEUR RADIO VETERAN FOCUSES ON SHARING WELL-HONED SkILLSET - POTA OPERATORS ACTIVATE "SUPPORT YOUR PARKS" EVENT - DX ASSOCIATION NAMES HUMANITARIAN FUND FOR ITS FOUNDER, NOW A SILENT KEY - WORLD OF DX -… [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2319 for Friday April 8th, 2022

- FRENCH AMATEUR SENTENCED FOR ON-AIR THREATS - PENNSYLVANIA AMATEUR FACES NEW CRIMINAL CHARGES - FCC CLARIFIES NEW AMATEUR RADIO APPLICATION FEES - HAMS IN INDIA HELP REUNITE MISSING MAN WITH FAMILY - GET READY FOR WORLD AMATEUR RADIO DAY - VIRTUAL WORKSHOP HELPS TRAIN HAMS FOR HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS - SUMMITS ON THE AIR BEGINS ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION - LICENSE DELAYS TEST PATIENCE OF BRAZIL'S RADIO APPLICANTS - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: A 'CONCERTED' EFFORT AT CWSCRIPTAUDIO [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2318 for Friday April 1st, 2022

- SILENT KEY: YASUO "ZORRO" MIYAZAWA, JH1AJT, DXPEDITIONER AND HUMANITARIAN - SHORTWAVE STATION SENDS MUSIC, MESSAGES TO COMFORT UKRAINE - RADIO TRIUMPH ATOP CARIBBEAN'S HIGHEST POINT - CLUB ASSIGNED CALLSIGN OF SILENT KEY IN HER HONOR - LICW CLUB LAUNCHES TALKGROUP ON DMR - RSGB REOPENS NATIONAL RADIO CENTRE AT BLETCHLEY PARK - HAMVENTION WEEKEND BANQUET WILL HONOR APRS PIONEER - TELESCOPE'S DETAILED IMAGES CAPTURE 'ODD RADIO CIRCLES' - POTA ACTIVATION MARKS A SCOUTING 100TH ANNIVERSARY - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: APRIL FOOL! HERE'S A RIG THAT CAN TAKE YOU FOR A RIDESCRIPTAUDIO [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2317 for Friday March 25th, 2022

- CHINA'S SPACE STATION TO PUT HAMS IN ORBIT - EUROPEAN CONFERENCE SUSPENDS RUSSIAN, BELARUSIAN MEMBERSHIP - SILENT KEY: GILES READ, G1MFG, RSGB's TECHNICAL EDITOR - AUSTRALIAN HAMS HELP ONE ANOTHER FOLLOWING FLOOD LOSSES - TWO-DAY DRILL IN INDIA PREPS FOR DISASTER - AMATEURS FOCUS ON SEVERE WEATHER PREPAREDNESS - NOMINATE YOUNG AMATEURS FOR NEWSLINE AWARD - FCC HAM RADIO LICENSE FEE TAKES EFFECT APRIL 19TH - OREGON LAUNCHES STATE'S FIRST SATELLITE - NORWAY'S BEGINNERS' LICENSE GAINS TRACTION - SPECIAL EVENT HONORS AMERICAN MUSIC LEGEND LORETTA LYNN - HAMS CLIMB UP FOR INTERNATIONAL HEMA SUMMIT DAY - WORLD OF DX… [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2316 for Friday March 18th, 2022

- GRASSROOTS PUSH TO BEAM SHORTWAVE TO RUSSIA, UKRAINE - NASA: US ASTRONAUT, RUSSIANS TO RETURN TO EARTH TOGETHER - COVID PRECAUTIONS CANCEL FRIEDRICHSHAFEN HAM CAMP - ARECIBO REOPENS TO VISITORS IN PUERTO RICO - OHIO SCHOOL HAM CLUB TRANSMITS WISDOM, WIRELESSLY - HAMVENTION AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED - SILENT KEY: SATELLITE ENTHUSIAST RAY SOIFER, W2RS - SILENT KEY: SOTA'S JOSE-ANTONIO GURUTZARRI JAUREGI, "GURU," EA2IF - UK BEACON PROJECT GAINS FUNDING FROM RSGB - WIA WELCOMES YOUTH CORRESPONDENT TO AMATEUR NEWSCAST - NOMINATE YOUNG AMATEURS FOR NEWSLINE AWARD - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: A MORSE CODE MESSAGE, ACCORDION TO HIMSCRIPTAUDIO [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2315 for Friday March 11th, 2022

- FCC TO STUDY RECEIVERS' ROLE IN REJECTING RFI - HAMS AFFECTED BY WEST BENGAL INTERNET OUTAGES - SILENT KEY: IVAN LYSENKO UR8GX, POPULAR DXER - SILENT KEY: ETHERNET NETWORKING'S DAVID BOGGS, WA3DBJ - SILENT KEY: DISASTER RELIEF VOLUNTEER EDWARD WARREN COX, KE3D - REGISTRATION OPENS FOR SEA-PAC - HAWAIIAN HAMS PREP FOR STATEWIDE DRILL - LEADER NEEDED FOR RSGB CONVENTION - YOUTH CATEGORY ADDED TO CQ MAGAZINE'S DX MARATHON - NOMINATE YOUNG AMATEURS FOR NEWSLINE AWARD - POTA ADDS NEW DX ENTITIES INCLUDING THOSE ON FALKLAND ISLANDS - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: AUSTRALIAN MIGHT 'ROO' THE FATE OF… [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2314 for Friday March 4th, 2022

- MEDIUM and SHORTWAVE CARRY MESSAGES TO EMBATTLED UKRAINE* - IARU REGION 1 EMERGENCY TEST TAPS INTO SATELLITE - HAMS IN EMCOMM GROUP FEAR NEW FEE WILL HAMPER OPERATION - TRANSATLANTIC TRIUMPH FOR REPLICA TRANSMITTER - GERMAN YL BECOMES NEW YOUNGEST ADVANCED LICENSEE - NEWSLINE'S YHOTY 2022 NOMINATIONS OPEN - IN NEW ZEALAND, GOING TO ANY LENGTH FOR A QSO - REGISTRATION OPENS FOR SOUTH AFRICAN RADIO LEAGUE SYMPOSIUM - THOUSANDS MAKE CONTACT DURING PLUTO SPECIAL EVENT - ACTIVATORS GET TO NAME NEW UNNAMED SUMMITS - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: IN AUSTRALIA, A WATERBORNE CONTEST STAYS AFLOAT*NOTE: Correction on… [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2313 for Friday February 25th, 2022

- UKRAINE BANS AMATEUR RADIO AS PART OF STATE OF EMERGENCY - PENNSYLVANIA HAM CHARGED WITH FALSE INFORMATION, BOMB THREATS - DIGITAL VOICE EMERGENCY NETWORK PLANNED IN MAINE - AMATEURS ENJOY TWO QSO PARTIES IN ONE - HAM RADIO UNIVERSITY WORKSHOPS NOW ONLINE - VOICE OF AMERICA EVENT LOGS 3,665 QSOs - HISTORIC MARCONI HUT DEPICTED IN VIRTUAL 3D MODEL - AUSTRALIA PREPARING FOR A WHOLE LOT OF 'MAYHAM' - ARISS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR ISS CONTACTS - COLLECTOR IN ENGLAND ENJOYS MORE THAN 200 RADIOS - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: DRAKE RECEIVER'S WINDFALL IS ITS.....WATERFALLSCRIPTAUDIO [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2312 for Friday February 18th, 2022

- AUSTRALIAN HAM'S BODY IDENTIFIED IN DOUBLE MURDER - RFI ISSUES TIED TO PLANES' OLDER ALTIMETERS - SILENT KEY: HAMVENTION VOLUNTEER GREGORY DEAN, N9NWO - SOLAR STORM DISABLES SOME STARLINK SATELLITES - UK HAMS MARK 100 YEARS OF BRITISH BROADCASTING - AMSAT SOUTH AFRICA SEEKS PAPERS FOR SYMPOSIUM - SPECIAL EVENT BRINGS PLUTO A LITTLE CLOSER TO HOME - REGISTER NOW FOR ST. PATRICK'S SPECIAL EVENT - AMSAT SEEKS VOLUNTEER ENGINEERS FOR PROJECTS - TIME TO SIGN UP FOR ARDF YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIP - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: IN PENNSYLVANIA, HERE'S TO THE NEXT 100 YEARSSCRIPTAUDIO [...]

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