Amateur Radio Newsline

November 26, 2020
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 SANTA

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November 19, 2020
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-CALLING

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November 12, 2020
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 ENDURES

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November 5, 2020
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
- KICKER: SOME REAL DX WITH THIS ANTENNA UPGRADE

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October 29, 2020
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 HONOR SON

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October 22, 2020
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' BECOMES A MARATHON

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October 15, 2020
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 EVENT

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October 8, 2020
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 DX
- KICKER: WHEN A PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATOR GOES AMATEUR

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October 1, 2020
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-WISHERS

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September 24, 2020
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 YOU

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September 17, 2020
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 MEMORIES STILL STAND TALL

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September 10, 2020
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 KC9ZJX GETS ARRL POST

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September 3, 2020
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 KEY

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August 27, 2020
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 NET FOR SILENT KEY LONNIE BLAND N6RBR

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August 20, 2020
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 WINNER

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August 13, 2020
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 LOVE

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August 6, 2020
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 FRUIT

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July 30, 2020
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 PROPAGATION

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July 23, 2020
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: TOO CLOSE FOR COMFORT? TRY AN ARDUINO NANO

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July 16, 2020
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' TRANSMISSIONS

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