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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 [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2275 for Friday June 4, 2021

- ISS GETTING FIRST EUROPEAN WOMAN COMMANDER - AMATEURS IN INDIA HELP COORDINATE CREMATORY LOGISTICS - FCC MAY CONSIDER NEW LOW-POWER FM LICENSES - SILENT KEY: AMSAT's ANDY MAC ALLISTER, W5ACM - ACTIVATION TO BENEFIT NY STATE'S BANNERMAN ISLAND - GERMAN AUTHORITIES CLAMP DOWN ON SOLAR PANEL COMPANY - HAMSCI SEEKING AMATEUR INPUT DURING 'ECLIPSE FESTIVAL' - TURKEY'S NEW COMMUNICATIONS TOWER CALLED EUROPE'S TALLEST - IRISH AMATEURS ASKED TO CHECK IN AT WISCONSIN FESTIVAL - HAWAIIAN AMATEURS CELEBRATE ISLANDS' 19th CENTURY KING - RSGB TO EXPAND NEWS-READER TEAM - FOX MIKE HOTEL CHALLENGE - KICKER: RADIO'S BLASTS, NOT NECESSARILY FROM… [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2274 for Friday May 28, 2021

- INDIANA HAMS MOBILIZE IN SEARCH FOR YOUNG BOY - HAMS INVITED TO JOIN IN HONORING WORLD WAR II HERO - SENDING A MESSAGE TO SAMUEL F.B. MORSE - BLETCHLEY PARK REOPENING - SILENT KEY: FORMER MINNESOTA BUSINESSMAN RICHARD PHILSTROM W0TLE - CQ MAGAZINE ANNOUNCES 2021 HALL OF FAMERS - 2020's YHOTY CHRIS BRAULT KD8YVJ WINS ARDC SCHOLARSHIP - DEADLINE CLOSING FOR YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR - CALIFORNIA AMATEURS LAUNCH BOATS ON THE AIR - RADIO SOCIETY OF GREAT BRITAIN CHANGES 50MHz AWARDS - POPULAR D-STAR NET CHANGES CHECK-IN TIME - GET READY FOR 'TUNE-UP' EVENT - WEST BENGAL… [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2273 for Friday May 21, 2021

- CHINA'S ZHURONG ROVER EXPLORES MARS - ARDC GRANT HELPS PRESERVE USE OF MIT'S 'RADOME' ON CAMPUS - SILENT KEY: MILE SEKULOVSKI Z31JY, MACEDONIA'S OLDEST HAM - BATTERY DEVELOPED IN AUSTRALIA PROMISES IMPROVED ENERGY - BRIDGING THE GAP: HAM CAM INTERNATIONAL - ARISS SELECTS 9 US GROUPS FOR 2022 CONTACTS - ISS RADIO OPERATING IN CROSS-BAND REPEATER MODE - VIRGINIA EMCOMM STARTUP TO COVER 4-COUNTY REGION - ICELAND OFFERING NEXT LICENSE TEST ON JUNE 5 - AMATEUR RADIO OPERATORS SUPPORT INDIANAPOLIS 500 RACE - QSO TODAY VIRTUAL EXPO NEEDS PRESENTERS - TRANS-ATLANTIC BEACON ON THE AIR IN IRELAND - WORLD… [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2272 for Friday May 14, 2021

- INDIAN HAMS ASSIST WITH SUPPLIES TO COVID PATIENTS - BRAZILIAN AMATEURS SEEK EQUIPMENT TAX EXEMPTION - DEBRIS FROM CHINESE ROCKET SCATTERS IN INDIAN OCEAN - PARKER PROBE EXPLORES SUN'S IMPACT ON VENUS' IONOSPHERE - NEW ZEALAND AMATEURS APPROVED FOR 60M OPERATION - RSGB ADDS RESOURCES FOR RADIATION MEASUREMENTS, OPERATOR EXAMS - 100 WATTS AND A WIRE MARKING EPISODE 300 - OHIO CLUB HONORED AS ARRL 'SPECIAL SERVICE CLUB' - HISTORY LESSON HIGHLIGHTS ONE OF AMERICA'S MOST NOTABLE HAMS - DEADLINE APPROACHES FOR YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: RARE GRID HUNTERS FIND THAT THEIR… [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2271 for Friday May 7, 2021

- FRIEDRICHSHAFEN TRADE SHOW TO BE VIRTUAL - MICROWAVE ATTACKS REPORTED IN WASHINGTON, D.C. - SPECIAL EVENT RECALLS DOOMED US SUBMARINE - WIA PRESSES ACMA for GREATER SPECTRUM ACCESS - 'FENCE-TENNA' PROJECT GETS GOOD RECEPTION - NEW FORMAT UNVEILED FOR YOTA ONLINE - 'RADIO WATCH' STIRS INTEREST AT EARTH DAY EVENT - 'SHORTWAVE RADIOGRAM' MARKS 200th BROADCAST - DEADLINE SET FOR NON-RESIDENTS' VP8 CALLSIGN VALIDATION - RSGB SURVEY ASKS HAMS TO WEIGH IN - SILENT KEY: LONGTIME MARS MEMBER LARRY TRISTAN WALKER K4LLQ - VIDEO CELEBRATES UK HAM RADIO DURING PANDEMIC YEAR - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: SHARING THE… [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2270 for Friday April 30, 2021

- WRTC POSTPONED UNTIL 2023 - SPECIAL RECOGNITION FOR YOUNGEST CONTESTERS - LAUNCH PLANNED FOR SATELLITE MADE OF WOOD - YOUNG RADIO FRIENDS SHARE EVERYTHING, INCLUDING AN HONOR - SMARTPHONES ANSWER THE CALL OF SOLAR STORMS - NETS OF NOTE: HAMS CHECK IN TO SHARE SOME 'CABIN FEVER' - NEWSLINE IN SEARCH OF 2021 YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR - LESSONS IN HOMEBREW FOR SATELLITE LISTENING - INTERNATIONAL YL CONTEST HONORS MEMORY OF A FRIEND - NORWAY RESUMES IN-PERSON LICENSE EXAMS - WORLD OF DX - APOLLO 11 ASTRONAUT MICHAEL COLLINS DIES - KICKER: EARTHBOUND ASTRONAUT OFFERS WELL-GROUNDED OBSERVATIONSSCRIPTAUDIO [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2269 for Friday April 23, 2021

- DRONE MAKES 1ST POWERED FLIGHT ON MARS - REGION 1 YOUTH AMATEUR RADIO CAMP POSTPONED - EXPERIMENTAL SENSOR SHOWS NOISE-REDUCTION POTENTIAL - CALIFORNIA AMATEUR HAILED AS 'GPS SLEUTH' - OREGON UTILITY FUNDS PURCHASE OF SOLAR-POWERED RADIOS - NEW DISCOVERY FOUND IN FAST-RADIO BURSTS - SEEKING NOMINATIONS FOR YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR - DISCOVERING SIMPLEX IN 'LIGHT UP 2 METERS' EVENT - STRAIGHT KEY CENTURY CLUB PREPS FOR SPRINTATHON - SWISS AMATEUR SOCIETY SEEKING MENTORS - AMATEUR RADIO CENSUS PROBES RELEVANT ISSUES - PRESENTATIONS NEEDED FOR SOUTH AFRICAN SYMPOSIUM - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: A VANISHING FRATERNITY OF… [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2268 for Friday April 16 2021

- ISLAND HAMS ON ALERT AMID VOLCANIC ERUPTIONS - FCC REQUIRES RF EXPOSURE EVALUATIONS STARTING MAY 3 - TENNESSEE REPEATER SYSTEM AIDS STRICKEN HIKER - HISTORIC SITES BEING ACTIVATED FOR MARCONI DAY - WRTC PLEDGES TO GO FORWARD WITH BOLOGNA EVENT - YOUTH CAMP FOR HAMS MOVES AHEAD CAUTIOUSLY - SEEKING NOMINATIONS FOR YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR - WSPR SIGNALS CONFIRM DOOMED AIRLINER'S ROUTE - COMM ACADEMY'S VIRTUAL CONFERENCE A HIT - TOP HONORS IN GERMANY FOR PIONEER IN HF, SDR - NORWAY AMATEUR LEAGUE HOLDS DIGITAL GENERAL MEETING - MEMBERSHIP REBOUNDS IN JAPAN'S RADIO LEAGUE - KICKER: THE… [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2267 for Friday April 9 2021

- PAIR OF DX GROUPS SET EYES ON BOUVET ISLAND - ANTARCTIC ASSIGNMENT EVOLVES INTO DXPEDITION - SILENT KEY: HEXBEAM INNOVATOR WALDI SP7IDX - JS8CALL DEVELOPER WINS SPECIAL RECOGNITION - RSGB ANNOUNCES 'FRIENDSHIP ON THE AIR' AWARD - NOMINATE A YOUNG HAM FOR NEWSLINE'S AWARD - CONTEST FOR YOUNG HAMS MAKES DEBUT IN REGION 1 - ECHOLINK NET TO MARK WORLD AMATEUR RADIO DAY - TWO-WAY RADIOS HELP NEW ZEALAND SEARCH AND RESCUE - CONTEST UNIVERSITY TO BE HELD VIRTUALLY AGAIN - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: THE VAGABOND HAMSCRIPTAUDIO [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2266 for Friday April 2 2021

- ARCTIC DXPEDITION PACKS UP BENEATH NORTHERN LIGHTS - 'LAST MAN STANDING' TRIBUTE WRAPS UP ACTIVATION - IN-PERSON EXAMS TO RESUME IN UK - ALABAMA TORNADOES HIT HOME FOR ONE AMATEUR - RECORDINGS AVAILABLE ONLINE FROM HAMSCI EVENT - WORLDWIDE BALLOON LAUNCHES MARK EQUINOX - AUSTRALIAN REGULATOR SEEKS INPUT ON 5-YEAR PLAN - UTAH AMATEURS CELEBRATE CENTENNIAL - IARU REGION 1 EYES INVOLVEMENT BY YOUNGER GENERATION - MISSILE RANGE DEEMED VULNERABLE TO INTERFERENCE - NEW ZEALAND YOUTH NET EXPANDS ITS REACH - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: HELPING HIS ALMA MATER GET BACK ON THE AIRSCRIPTAUDIO [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2265 for Friday March 26 2021

- SHORTWAVE-LISTENING LEADER GEORGE ZELLER DIES IN FIRE - FCC GRANTS CONTINUED ACCESS BETWEEN 3.3–3.45 GHz - HAMS IN UK GET PREVIEW OF NEW LICENSE DOCUMENT - FIRST-TIMERS SET SIGHTS ON ISLAND DXPEDITION - EMERGENCY BATTERIES HELP HAMS IN CARIBBEAN 'RED ZONE' - NOVICE RIG ROUNDUP CELEBRATES 'YESTERYEAR' - PLEASE PARTICIPATE IN NEWSLINE'S SURVEY - NETS OF NOTE: THE FOOD NET - HAMS TO ASSIST AT POLLING STATIONS IN REMOTE AREAS - SUMMIT AWARD SCHEME EXPANDS TO SOUTHERN GERMANY - SOYUZ ROCKET DEPLOYS NEW AMATEUR SATELLITES - HAM HELPS JAILED MAN RETURN HOME TO NEPAL - WORLD OF DX -… [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2264 for Friday March 19 2021

- TIME-KEEPING BROADCAST SYSTEM GETTING UPGRADE - ARES TEAM DIGS IN DURING COLORADO BLIZZARD - GERMAN 'HEALING' DEVICE BANNED OVER RFI - MAJOR HAM EVENTS MAKE ON-SITE PLANS CAUTIOUSLY - RSGB ELECTIONS BEGIN - PLANS FOR 2 x 1 CONTEST CALL SIGNS IN AUSTRALIA - STARLINK FLEET ADDS 60 NEW SATELLITES - CONTACT THE 'LAST MAN STANDING' SPECIAL EVENT - RADIO PROVIDES TRAFFIC REPORTS FOR COVID VACCINATIONS - UK AMATEURS QUICK TO WELCOME 'SLOW CW' - INDIAN HAMS MARK 100 YEARS OF RADIO - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: HIS CALL SIGN'S JUST THE TICKETSCRIPTAUDIO [...]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2263 for Friday March 12 2021

- EXPERIMENTERS LAUNCH AN EYE IN THE SKY - ARISS RADIO TROUBLESHOOTING CONTINUES - FRANCE OVERHAULS AMATEUR RADIO TESTING - VIDEO TRAINING GIVES BASIC SKILLS TO UK HAMS - YLS BEING CHALLENGED TO SHARE RADIO STORIES - SPECIAL NET IN INDIA MARKS INT'L WOMEN'S DAY - COVID CONCERNS MODIFY IARU REGION 1 YOUTH EVENTS - SPECIAL EVENT STATION TO HELP AILING AMATEUR - HAMVENTION AWARD-WINNERS ANNOUNCED - GRANTS AVAILABLE FROM CALIFORNIA FOUNDATION - 13 COLONIES ADDS NEW BONUS STATION - KICKER: LOW-POWER STATION GOES DX-ING THROUGH TIMESCRIPTAUDIO [...]

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