Amateur Radio Newsline

June 10, 2021
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 FEET

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June 3, 2021
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 THE PAST

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May 27, 2021
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 HAMS HELP REUNITE MAN WITH FAMILY
- KICKER: SPACE AGENCY LAUNCHES CONTEST TO NAME SPACECRAFT

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May 20, 2021
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 OF DX
- KICKER: MINNESOTA BIRTHDAY PARTY, HAM RADIO STYLE

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May 13, 2021
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 SHIP HAS COME IN

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May 7, 2021
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 RAGCHEWS OF A LIFETIME

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April 30, 2021
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 OBSERVATIONS

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April 22, 2021
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 RADIO REPAIRMEN

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April 15, 2021
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 QSL CARD OF A LIFETIME

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April 8, 2021
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 HAM

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April 1, 2021
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 AIR

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March 25, 2021
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
- KICKER: SOFTWARE DEFINED QSOs? NO FOOLIN' (WELL MAYBE)

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March 18, 2021
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 TICKET

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March 11, 2021
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 TIME

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March 4, 2021
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2262 for Friday March 5 2021

- WYOMING STUDENTS GET QSO WITH ISS AT LAST
- SPACEWALKING AMATEURS PREP FOR POWER UPGRADE
- RF INTERFERENCE REPORTS DRAW RAPID RESPONSE FROM OFCOM
- THOUSANDS OF QSOS MADE TO HONOR DISCOVERY OF PLUTO
- SOLAR PANEL PROMISES MORE STREAMED ENERGY TO EARTH
- AMATEUR MAKES PLANS FOR 'FLYING HAMS' PODCAST
- SARL PARTNERSHIP TO ASSIST KENYA'S NEWEST HAMS
- AMSAT-DL TRACKS MARS SPACE PROBE
- HAMS IN BRAZIL CHALLENGE REGULATOR'S LACK OF RESPONSE
- OPEN REGISTRATION BEGINS FOR YOUTH ON THE AIR CAMP
- NOMINATE A YOUNG HAM FOR NEWSLINE'S AWARD
- WORLD OF DX
- KICKER: DOCUMENTING AN OLD BOAT ANCHOR'S SAIL

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February 25, 2021
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2261 for Friday February 26 2021

- EARTHQUAKE STUDIES EMPLOY AMATEURS' WINLINK
- WIA POLLS AUSTRALIAN HAMS ABOUT ACMA'S LICENSE PROPOSAL
- MAJOR ELECTRONICS RETAILER SHUTTING IN U.S.
- COLORADO STUDENTS MAKE CONTACT WITH ISS
- INDIA HOSTS NET IN THE LANGUAGE OF FRIENDSHIP
- MULTI-LINGUAL HAM HANDBOOK GOES ONLINE
- TOWERING VICTORY FOR VERMONT AMATEUR
- PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION FOR HAMSCI SPACE WEATHER PROJECT
- YOUTH ON THE AIR CAMP BEGINS PRIORITY REGISTRATION
- NOMINATIONS OPENING FOR NEWSLINE'S YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR
- HAMS PREP FOR DXPEDITION TO WILLIS ISLAND
- WORLD OF DX
- KICKER: ON MARS, ALL IT TAKES IS A LITTLE INGENUITY

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February 18, 2021
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2260 for Friday February 19 2021

BREAKING NEWS: After we went to production, it was announced that Ham Radio Friedrichshafen will be held in-person this year. More details at https://www.hamradio-friedrichshafen.com/

- SURGE IN DEMAND FOR HAM RADIO IN UK
- HUNTSVILLE HAMFEST GOING FORWARD IN ALABAMA
- VARIETY OF EVENTS MARK WORLD RADIO DAY CELEBRATIONS
- REVIVED ANTENNA RECONNECTS WITH VOYAGER 2
- SILENT KEY: LIGHTHOUSE ACTIVATOR HANDEL 'ANDY' BLUER G3UUZ
- YOUNGSTERS' FORUM IN IARU REGION LOOKS AT SOTA, IOTA, WWFF
- U.S. HAMS RESPOND TO WINTER WEATHER EXTREMES
- AUSTRALIAN HAM GROUP HELPS MEMBERS SOLVE ACMA ADDRESS REQUIREMENT
- RESEARCHERS DEVELOP SENSITIVE, EFFICIENT TERAHERTZ DETECTOR
- KICKER: A MARS LANDING FOR PENNSYLVANIA CLUB CALL SIGN

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February 11, 2021
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2259 for Friday February 12 2021

- PANDEMIC GIVES LOCAL EMCOMM CONFERENCE INTERNATIONAL REACH
- HAMS SEE THREAT IN PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO AUSTRIAN TELCOM LAW
- FIELD DAY RULES MODIFIED AGAIN THIS YEAR FOR PANDEMIC
- YOUNG CALIFORNIA AMATEUR WINS CONGRESSIONAL RECOGNITION
- QSO PARTY BRINGS ADDITIONAL CHALLENGES IN MINNESOTA
- MARS MEMBERS AND HAMS PREP FOR INTEROPERABILITY EXERCISES
- U.S.-BUILT RF JAMMERS TO ASSIST AUSTRALIA'S MILITARY
- HAMSCI PROPOSAL DEADLINE APPROACHES
- AUSTRALIA'S WYONG FIELD DAY REPLACED BY 'MAYHAM' EVENT
- CANADIAN SATELLITE CONSTELLATION WOULD PROVIDE NEW INTERNET ACCESS
- RSBG ANNOUNCES AWARD-WINNERS
- WORLD OF DX
- FOX MIKE HOTEL PORTABLE OP CHALLENGE IS RETURNING
- KICKER: RESEARCHERS PUT A NEW SPIN(ACH) ON WIRELESS EMAILING

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February 4, 2021
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2258 for Friday February 5 2021

- TECHNICAL TROUBLES FOIL ARISS SCHOOL CONTACT
- FRENCH AMATEUR RADIO SATELLITE PART OF SPACEX RECORD LAUNCH
- DEVICE PREVENTS 'SPACE JUNK' BY ALTERING SATELLITE ORBITS
- RESTORATION BEGINS ON WORLD WAR II ENIGMA MACHINES
- HAMS IN INDIA HELP ID MISSING MAN AS AUSTRALIAN CITIZEN
- CLUB OFFERS MICROWAVE NETWORK TO BOOST BRITISH COLUMBIA EMCOMM
- GEORGIA AMATEURS DEMONSTRATE RADIO SCIENCE ON FIELD DAY
- SPECIAL EVENT STATIONS MARK ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE CENTENARY
- OFCOM CLARIFIES LICENSE RESPONSIBILITIES FOR VP8 HAMS
- WORLD OF DX
- KICKER: HIGH-FLYING HUNGER HITS THE ISS

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January 28, 2021
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2257 for Friday January 29th 2021

- REBEL DX GROUP POISED FOR BOUVET ISLAND
- INTREPID-DX GROUP SEEKS NOMINATIONS FOR INTREPID SPIRIT AWARD
- HAM RADIO FRIEDRICHSHAFEN OUTLINES COVID PRECAUTIONS
- FIRST DIGITAL SYSTEM OPERATIONAL IN NORTH DUBLIN
- QCWA IN SEARCH OF TREASURER
- SKYWARN PREPS FOR SEASON'S STORMY WEATHER
- CLOSE ENCOUNTER OF THE SOLAR KIND
- FRENCH MILITARY SEEKS RADIO RECEIVERS, JAMMERS
- YOTA MONTH ACTIVATIONS TOP TOTALS FROM PREVIOUS YEAR
- MICHIGAN AMATEUR ISSUES PLEA FOR KIDNEY
- MARKING 100 YEARS OF NEW ZEALAND HAM RADIO
- WORLD OF DX
- KICKER: IN SWEDEN, A CENTURY OF WISDOM

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