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Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2248 for Friday November 27th 2020

- INDIAN EMERGENCY OPERATIONS GAIN SATELLITE ACCESS - HAM RADIO UNIVERSITY GOING VIRTUAL - UNIVERSAL RADIO CLOSING ITS DOORS - EVENT HONORS HAMMARLUND RADIO'S FOUNDER - GOING OFF ROAD AND ON AIR IN KENTUCKY - IOWA STUDENTS TRACK BALLOON'S GLOBAL TREK - ISS PREPS FOR SLOW-SCAN TV TRANSMISSION - AM ENTHUSIASTS IN EUROPE SET DATE FOR QSO PARTY - SOTA ACTIVATION, WYONG FIELD DAY ON AUSTRALIA'S HAM CALENDAR - 2 NEW CANADIAN AMATEUR RADIO HALL OF FAMERS - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: TIS THE SEASON TO TALK TO SANTASCRIPTAUDIO [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2247 for Friday November 20th 2020

- 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-CALLINGSCRIPTAUDIO [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2246 for Friday November 13th 2020

- 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 SISTERHOOD THAT ENDURESSCRIPTAUDIO [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2245 for Friday November 6th 2020

- 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 HOSTS 'RUN FOR THE BACON' CONTEST - NEW LIST RELEASED OF MOST WANTED DXCC - WORLD OF DX… [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2244 for Friday October 30th 2020

- 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 - PENNSYLVANIA AMATEURS CELEBRATE PROFESSIONALS - APRIL 18 2021: NATIONAL AMATEUR RADIO OPERATORS DAY?? - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: AMATEUR PLANS MEMORIAL DXPEDITION TO… [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2243 for Friday October 23rd 2020

- 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 UK HAMS, UPGRADES ACHIEVED REMOTELY - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: WHEN 'MORNING TEA'… [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2242 for Friday October 16th 2020

- 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: COOKING UP A COMING-OF-AGE SPECIAL EVENTSCRIPTAUDIO [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2241 for Friday October 9th 2020

- 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 - THAILAND'S KING GETS LICENSE, SHACK AND ON THE AIR - CALIFORNIA CLUB SERVES AS RADIO AMBASSADORS - WORLD OF… [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2240 for Friday October 2nd 2020

- 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 PARADE OF WELL-WISHERSSCRIPTAUDIO [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2239 for Friday September 25 2020

- 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 OF 'GROWS' ON YOUSCRIPTAUDIO [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2238 for Friday September 18 2020

- 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 ZOOM NET - QSO PARTY WELCOMES NEWCOMERS, PROMISES 'LOW STRESS' - KICKER: TOWERING… [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2237 for Friday September 11 2020

- 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 WAY TO 'MAP' SPORADIC-E - KICKER: 2019 YHOTY DHRUV REBBA… [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2236 for Friday September 4 2020

- '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 ANNIVERSARY - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: ENGINEER ARNOLD SPIELBERG, FILMMAKER'S FATHER, A SILENT KEYSCRIPTAUDIO [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2235 for Friday August 28 2020

- 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' - ENTHUSIASM FOR DUTCH AMATEURS' DATV EXPERIMENT - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: A FAREWELL… [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2234 for Friday, August 21, 2020

- 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 MAXIM AWARD WINNERSCRIPTAUDIO [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2233 for Friday August 14 2020

- 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 OF LOVESCRIPTAUDIO [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2232 for Friday August 7 2020

- 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: WHEN BUILDING A SUPERCAPACITOR BEARS FRUITSCRIPTAUDIO [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2231 for Friday July 31 2020

- 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 ABOUT PROPAGATIONSCRIPT AUDIO [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2230 for Friday July 24 2020

- 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 DOWNLOADABLE E-MAGAZINE - NO RE-ELECTION BID FOR ARRL GREAT LAKES DIVISION EXEC - WORLD OF DX - KICKER:… [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2229 for Friday July 17, 2020

- 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' TRANSMISSIONSSCRIPTAUDIO [...]

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