Amateur Radio Newsline

April 2, 2020
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2214 for Friday April 3 2020

- 'VIRTUAL TESTING' DAWNS FOR LICENSES AMID PANDEMIC
- SOCIAL-MEDIA MENTORIING IN INDIA FOR HAM HOPEFULS
- ANSWERING THE QRZ OF A 'Z M' CONTACT IN NEW ZEALAND
- SEA-PAC CANCELLED IN OREGON
- LIGHTHOUSE WEEKEND ACCEPTING REGISTRATIONS FOR LATE-SUMMER EVENT
- YLS CHOSEN FOR LEADERSHIP SPOTS IN BRAZIL
- IN SEARCH OF YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR FOR 2020
- END OF ORBIT FOR VENEZUELAN TELECOMMUNICATIONS SATELLITE
- MARKING WORLD AMATEUR RADIO DAY, EVEN WITHOUT HF
- SILENT KEY: FORMER DXCC ADMINISTRATOR DON SEARCH W3AZD
- WORLD OF DX
- APRIL FOOL'S - IT'S PIERRE PULLINMYLEG

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March 27, 2020
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2213 for Friday March 27th 2020

- HamSCI'S VIRTUAL WORKSHOP ATTRACTS INTERNATIONAL 'ATTENDANCE’
- HAMVENTION'S READY TO PARTY
- INDONESIAN SATELLITE SENDS MESSAGE OF HOPE
- NY AMATEURS TEACH CW TO SCHOOL KIDS ONLINE
- IARU REGION 1 ASKS SOCIETIES TO REVIEW FIELD DAY PLANS
- HAMS THROUGHOUT U.S. MIDWEST CANCEL PLANS
- COVID-19 CLAIMS LIFE of PROMINENT HAM IN PHILIPPINES
- NEWSLINE IN SEARCH OF TALENTED YOUNG AMATEUR
- FT8 OPERATORS LOG 100 DXCC ENTITIES
- MEMORIAL DXPEDITION RECREATES ADVENTURER'S TRAVELS
- FORMER QUARTZFEST ORGANIZER BECOMES SILENT KEY
- UK TAKES ANOTHER LOOK AT EMF DANGERS
- SPECIAL EVENT ACTIVATION HONORS GERMAN HAM RADIO SOCIETY
- A CONSTELLATION OF COSTS FOR HIGH-FLYING SHACK

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March 19, 2020
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2212 for Friday March 20th 2020

- DAYTON HAMVENTION CANCELLED
- PLANS GO FORWARD FOR FRIEDRICHSHAFEN IN GERMANY
- GEORGIA HOSPITAL NET MAKES BIG CONNECTIONS
- UPDATE ON AUSTRALIAN LICENSE RENEWALS
- A HIGH-FLYING SHACK TAILOR-MADE FOR THE ISS
- THE MARKET IS BRIGHT FOR SDR
- IN SEARCH OF YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR FOR 2020
- LOUISIANA HAM FINED $18,000 BY FCC
- TIME FOR RSGB MEMBERS TO VOTE
- COLLEGE STUDENTS' CUBESATS CHOSEN BY NASA
- EMERGENCY-RESPONSE SKILLS GET FINE-TUNED IN CARIBBEAN
- WORLD OF DX
- IN SEATTLE, RFI GOES UNDERGROUND

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March 13, 2020
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2211 for Friday March 13th 2020

- CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS CAUSE CANCELLATIONS
- SILENT KEY: HAM RADIO UNIVERSITY'S PHIL LEWIS N2MUN
- SKYWARN TRAINING BEGINS IN MASSACHUSETTS
- WWII VETS HONORED DURING FLORIDA SPECIAL EVENT
- GET READY FOR WIA'S ANNUAL CONFERENCE
- SEEKING 2020 YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR
- A CUBESAT WITH DREAMS OF MEMES
- PORTUGUESE HAMS PROPOSE OVERHAUL FOR CALL SIGNS, LICENSES
- AUSTRALIA CHANGING TERMS OF RECIPROCAL LICENSES
- NEW ZEALAND DEFENCE FORCE GETTING NEW HF RADIOS
- U.S. ARMY RETHINKS ITS USE OF RADIOS
- WORLD OF DX
- 'NOW VOYAGER' - AN ANTENNA UPGRADE AS BIG AS THE UNIVERSE

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March 5, 2020
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2210 for Friday March 6th 2020

- STABBING CLAIMS LIFE OF CALIFORNIA AMATEUR
- CORONAVIRUS CONCERN POSTPONES KIRIBATI ACTIVATION
- VOA 'CURTAIN ARRAY ANTENNA' IS HISTORY LESSON
- HAMVENTION ANNOUNCES AWARD WINNERS
- SILENT KEY: GEORGE MUHA N2XM
- SILENT KEY: CQ MAGAZINE'S EDDIE DE YOUNG KS4AA
- FCC OKS PLAN TO PAY SATELLITE COMPANIES FOR FREQUENCIES
- LOOKING FOR THIS YEAR'S YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR
- 36TH ANNUAL CHARLESTON HAMFEST READY TO ROLL
- INDIAN SPACE CONCLAVE HIGHLIGHTS SATELLITE USE
- DISASTER PREPAREDNESS, GMRS-STYLE
- WORLD OF DX
- KICKER: NEVER TOO LATE

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February 27, 2020
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2209 for Friday February 28th 2020

- CHALLENGES FOR SOUTH ORKNEY DXPEDITIONERS
- A MILESTONE FOR WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA D-STAR NET
- SILENT KEY: CONNIE BALLANTYNE KB0ZSG
- FCC REJECTS CALIF. HAM'S RENEWAL APPLICATION
- 'SMART METER' INTERFERENCE STILL AN ISSUE FOR ST. KITTS
- INSTITUTE FOR BROADCASTING TECHNOLOGY TO SHUT
- FOR THE ISS, ANTENNA ASSISTANCE FROM THE UK
- NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR
- NZART LOOKING FOR HISTORIAN FOR NEW ZEALAND'S RADIO STORY
- MAINE EMERGENCY NETWORK EXPANDS
- FINDING (AND RESCUING) NEMO
- A TOWERING VICTORY IN PENNSYLVANIA
- WORLD OF DX
- ELECTRICITY THAT COMES FROM THIN AIR

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February 20, 2020
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2208 for Friday February 21st 2020

- MOTOROLA WINS $765 MILLION IN LAWSUIT AGAINST HYTERA
- FCC'S COMMENT DEADLINE ON 5.9 GHz IS MARCH 6
- CHECKING IN WITH A MARATHON CHALLENGE
- AMSAT'S OSCAR 85 REACHES END OF ITS MISSION
- THIS BICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION IS A MAINE EVENT
- COLLEGE RADIO CLUB MARKS CENTENNIAL
- PROGRESS FOR STUDENT-BUILT SATELLITE IN ARIZONA
- PHOENIX CUBESAT NEEDS HAMS TO TRACK ITS PATH
- SILENT KEY: GERALD KLATZKO ZS6BTD, ARISS TELEBRIDGE OPERATOR
- AM QSO PARTY IS A HIT WITH HAMS
- MUSEUM RAISES FUNDS AND RADIO-CONSCIOUSNESS
- MANITOBA AMATEUR HONORED FOR RADIO EFFORTS IN CANADA
- CONSIDER A LIGHTHOUSE QTH ON PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
- WORLD OF DX
- FASTER THAN THE SPEED OF FLIGHT

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February 14, 2020
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2207 for Friday February 14th 2020

- NEW QUESTIONS RAISED OVER TESTING FOR RF EXPOSURE
- HAMS IN INDIA FIELD-TEST FLOOD, CYCLONE READINESS
- THAILAND PREPS FOR YOUNG AMATEURS' RADIO CAMP
- CALIF. MARINES LOG DX CONTACT ON HF MOBILE
- MARINES CONSIDER HF FOR ALTERNATE COMBAT COMMUNICATIONS
- WITH THANKS FROM WA6ITF - REMEMBERING BILL PASTERNAK
- BAND PLAN COMMENTS DUE BY FEB. 19th
- A NEW VOYAGE (ON LAND) FOR RECORD-SETTING YL
- BUILDING A RADIO COMMUNITY, ONE HUT AT A TIME
- WORLD OF DX
- REALLY PUTTING THE "D" INTO "DX"

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February 6, 2020
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2206 for February 7 2020

- FCC APPOINTS FIRST FEMALE CHIEF TECH OFFICER
- NAVAJO CODE TALKER JOE VANDEVER DIES AT AGE 96
- NEWSLINE's 2018 YHOTY IS A DAYTON KEYNOTER
- HAMS CREDITED WITH HELPING AVERT BUSHFIRE TRAGEDIES
- AMSAT ELECTS NEW PRESIDENT
- NEW ZEALAND SUMMIT OUTING ACTIVATES FRIENDSHIP
- FOUNDATION FOR AMATEUR RADIO OFFERS SCHOLARSHIPS
- SCHOOL CLUB ROUNDUP HAPPENING FEBRUARY 10th-14th
- A MILITARY VET'S BIG FOOTBALL SCORE
- FRANCE CRACKS DOWN ON MARITIME RADIO INTERFERENCE
- WORKING GROUP TACKLES GROWING INTERFERENCE IN SPAIN
- AMAZON BEGINS HIRING FOR MASSIVE SATELLITE PROJECT
- PENNSYLVANIA CLUB PROPOSES NET ON 2M SIMPLEX
- WORLD OF DX
- WEATHER NEWS FROM THE UNDERGROUND

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January 30, 2020
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2205 for Friday January 31st 2020

- HAMS STEP IN TO ASSIST AFTER TURKEY'S EARTHQUAKE
- TURKEY'S QUAKE BELIEVED TO SHAKE UP PROPAGATION FOR NET
- PILOTS ON ALERT DURING U.S. NAVY JAMMING EXERCISE
- DXPEDITIONER RESPONDS TO HAMS WHO ACKNOWLEDGED SON'S DEATH
- HAMS MARK ANNIVERSARY OF LITTLE-KNOWN WORLD WAR TWO BATTLE
- AMATEUR RADIO NEWSLINE CELEBRATES BILL PASTERNAK WA6ITF
- FCC APPROVES PART OF 9 CENTIMETER BAND FOR WIRELESS
- BAVARIAN CONTEST CLUB CHOOSES NEW PRESIDENT
- A DOUBLE CELEBRATION FOR AMATEURS IN POLAND
- SUCCESSFUL FIELD TEST FOR HAMS IN INDIA
- GET READY FOR THE VP8PJ DXPEDITION
- WORLD OF DX
- WHEN YOUR 'BENCH' IS OUT IN SPACE

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January 23, 2020
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2204 for Friday January 24th 2020

- ARRL VOTE OUSTS CEO HOWARD MICHEL WB2ITX
- U.S. MILITARY REPORTEDLY SCAMMED BY ANTENNA DEAL
- YEAR-LONG EVENT CELEBRATES THE DAWN OF SDR
- RADIO GETS READY FOR ANNUAL AM RALLY
- GERMAN AMATEURS GRANTED ACCESS TO 4 METRE FREQUENCIES
- NETS OF NOTE: THE HAM STRINGS NET
- AUSTRALIA CELEBRATES OSCAR 5'S 50th ANNIVERSARY
- YOUTH CAMP GETS MATCHING DONATIONS
- FRIENDS HELP FULFILL DREAM HELD BY A SILENT KEY
- TIGHTER SECURITY SURROUNDS SWEDISH LICENSES
- WORLD OF DX
- DIVING DEEP FOR ‘THE WORLD’S MOST FAMOUS RADIO’

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January 16, 2020
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2203 for Friday January 17th 2020

- TRAGIC DROWNING HALTS ROTUMA DXPEDITION
- HAMS STEP UP AFTER PHILIPPINE VOLCANO ERUPTS
- AMATEURS HELP IN POST-QUAKE PUERTO RICO
- SILENT KEY: SULTAN QABOOS BIN SAID A41AA
- SILENT KEY: DXER PETER GLASMACHER DK5DC/AA6M
- HAM LOSES BATTLE TO BUILD TOWER OUTSIDE MASSACHUSETTS HOME
- ROOSTING VULTURES CAUSE TROUBLE FOR TEXAS TOWER
- HAMS KEEP WATCHFUL EYE AT INDIA'S GANGA SAGAR MELA
- WALMART GRANT ASSISTS NEW MEXICO HAM CLUB PROJECT
- YOTA STATIONS IN THE AMERICAS COUNT NEARLY 12,500 QSOs
- AURORA BOREALIS A BRIGHT SPOT FOR EYEBALL QSOS
- RADIO SOCIETY PRESENTS FIRST MEMORIAL TROPHY
- WORD OF DX
- HAM IS AT HOME BEING ‘CITIZEN OF THE YEAR’

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January 10, 2020
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2202 for Friday January 10th 2020

- EARTHQUAKE RATTLES PUERTO RICO
- FLOOD-STRICKEN INDONESIA RELIES ON HAMS
- SOTA OPERATORS TURN TALENTS TOWARD BUSH FIRE CRISIS
- CLASS WAS IN SESSION AT HAM RADIO UNIVERSITY
- SOUTH AFRICAN OPERATOR QUALIFIES FOR DXCC AWARD ON 2M
- YL RAISA SHARES HER RADIO JOURNEY VIA YOUTUBE
- TUNISIAN AMATEURS GAIN INDIVIDUAL LICENCES
- HAMS REGAIN ABILITY TO SEARCH FOR AVAILABLE AUSTRALIAN CALL SIGNS
- SILENT KEY: PACKET RADIO PIONEER DAVE EDMUNDS VK4FUY
- PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND GETS A SECTION OF ITS OWN
- DX HALL OF FAME NOMINATIONS DUE SOON
- WORLD OF DX
- SRI LANKAN AMATEUR'S NOVEL RECOMMENDATION

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January 3, 2020
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2201 for Friday January 3rd 2020

- AS AUSTRALIA'S BUSH FIRES INTENSIFY, HAMS RAMP UP EFFORTS
- HAMS REUNITE MENTALLY DISABLED MAN WITH FAMILY
- NEWSLINE'S YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR CHOSEN FOR MLK JR. AWARD
- INDIA PREPARES TO LAUNCH STUDENT-BUILT MINI-SATELLITE
- TROPO CREDITED FOR NEW UHF WORLD RECORD FROM SCOTLAND
- SILENT KEY: WALTER WENZEL KA2RGI
- IARU GAINS NEW EMCOMM COORDINATOR IN NETHERLANDS
- COMMUNITY SCIENCE PROJECT BUILDS BACKYARD RADIO TELESCOPES
- NONPROFIT GROUP THAT DISTRIBUTED RADIOS SET TO CLOSE
- TEST-TAKERS SCORE BIG ON AMATEUR RADIO EXAM IN CUBA
- WORLD OF DX
- COLLEGIATE FOOTBALL SCORES A BIG INSPIRATION FOR RADIO

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December 26, 2019
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2200 for Friday December 27th 2019

- HAMS RALLY AS TYPHOON PHANFONE HITS PHILIPPINES
- INDIAN FAMILY REUNITED AFTER 50 YEARS
- CONTEST UNIVERSITY IN DAYTON NOW ACCEPTING STUDENTS
- GRANTS AVAILABLE FOR AUSTRALIAN YLs
- AMATEUR RADIO EXHIBIT CLOSING IN LOS ALTOS, CALIFORNIA
- HISTORIC UK CONTROL TOWER NOW HOME TO AMATEUR CLUB STATION
- NEIGHBORS TRY TO BLOCK AMATEUR'S TOWER IN MASSACHUSETTS
- VIRGINIA AMATEUR PAYS TRIBUTE TO FIRST HOLIDAY CONCERT
- SOUTH AFRICAN SYMPOSIUM NEEDS PRESENTERS' PAPERS
- START THE NEW YEAR WITH AMSAT'S CW ACTIVITY DAY
- BOOK ABOUT ANTARCTICA BY UKRAINIAN HAM BREAKS THE ICE
- WORLD OF DX
- ONE HAM'S MAKER MOVEMENT PROJECT: A FILM SET IN CUBA

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December 19, 2019
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2199 for Friday December 20th 2019

- 'HISTORIC' DESIGNATION FOR HAMS' AMERICAN LEGION POST QTH
- SILENT KEY: GEORGE LAURER K4HZE, LEAD DEVELOPER OF UPC BAR CODE
- MOROCCAN AMATEURS HEAD TO THE MOUNTAINS
- ISRAELI STUDENTS' SATELLITE ENTERS ORBIT
- MISSOURI MIDDLE SCHOOLERS CHAT WITH SPACE STATION
- SSTV OPERATION POSSIBLE FROM SPACE STATION IN LATE DECEMBER
- SERBIAN AMATEUR SHARES PACKET RADIO INSIGHTS IN INDIA
- SWEDISH AGENCIES UNDERTAKE RF POLLUTION STUDY
- FCC SEEKS COMMENTS ON REMOVAL OF AMATEURS FROM 3 GHz BAND
- GRANTS AVAILABLE FOR AUSTRALIAN YLs
- HAMS HELP BRING SANTA TO HOSPITALIZED KIDS
- LISTENING FOR SANTA ON CHRISTMAS EVE
- WORLD OF DX
-'THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS,' HAM RADIO STYLE

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December 13, 2019
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2198 for Friday December 13th 2019

- HAMS STEP UP AS TYPHOON SWEEPS PHILIPPINES
- PHYSICS STUDENTS IN INDIA GET HAM RADIO OVERVIEW
- IN SWEDEN, A VINTAGE TRANSMITTER HAS TIMELESS HOLIDAY MESSAGE
- NEW ZEALAND AMATEURS AID IN RESCUE IN REMOTE PARK
- HAMVENTION PRICES ARE GOING UP
- ARRL URGES FCC TO DISMISS NYU PETITION
- VIRGINIA TEACHER NAMED CAROLE PERRY EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR
- SILENT KEY: LEADING RTTY CONTESTER RON STAILEY K5DJ
- IN AUSTRALIA, TROPO MAKES IT ONE FOR THE RECORDS
- WORLD OF DX
- HAMS SHOW THEIR CHRISTMAS SPIRIT IN OHIO

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December 5, 2019
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2197 for Friday December 6th 2019

- VANDALISM, THEFTS HAMPER AUSTRALIAN FIREFIGHTING EFFORT
- NEWSLINE ANNOUNCES INTERNATIONAL NEWSMAKER OF THE YEAR AWARD
- 'TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS' EVENT RETURNS
- SILENT KEY: LEADING ARIZONA AMATEUR MARK KESAUER N7KKQ
- SILENT KEY: PAUL RINALDO W4RI, FORMER ARRL CHIEF TECH OFFICER
- NEW HAMS: THE VERY JUNIOR AND THE VERY SENIOR
- EFFORTS TO GET MORE YOUTH ON THE AIR
- SCOUTS RELEASE REPORT FOR U.S. JAMBOREE ON THE AIR
- NEW ZEALAND MAN INJURED IN HAM RADIO TOWER ACCIDENT
- PHILIPPINES AUTHORITIES GRANT AMNESTY FOR UNLICENSED RADIOS
- SINGLE-LETTER CALLSIGN SUFFIX COMES TO SPAIN
- CANADIAN AMATEUR RADIO HALL OF FAME ADDS W. VANCOUVER HAM
- WORLD OF DX
- LONG-DISTANCE DEDICATION

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November 28, 2019
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2196 for Friday November 29th 2019

- FCC EXPLORES REMOVING HAMS' ACCESS TO 3.4 GHz
- WOMAN LINKED TO HAM'S KILLING BACK IN JAIL
- WEST BENGAL HAMS PROVIDE HOMEBREW LIGHTNING ARRESTERS TO FARMERS
- RAC APPOINTS NEW DEPUTY COMMUNITY SERVICES OFFICER
- SILENT KEY: ACTIVE RAC LEADER BILL UNGER VE3XT
- SILENT KEY: BRIAN KANTOR WB6CYT, INTERNET AND AMPRNET PIONEER
- NEW HONOR FOR 2018 YHOTY WINNER
- SATELLITE OPERATIONS 'SET SAIL' ON THE QUEEN MARY
- NORWAY'S CONTEST STATION UPGRADES FOR THE COMPETITION
- NEW NATIONAL DIRECTOR FOR SARL HAMNET
- NEW OFFICERS CHOSEN FOR MISSISSIPPI VALLEY DX/CONTEST CLUB
- WORLD OF DX
- DO YOU BELIEVE IN SANTA NETS?

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November 21, 2019
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2195 for Friday November 22nd 2019

- COVETED DX BACK IN ACTION ON MOUNT ATHOS
- AMSAT CELEBRATES OSCAR 7, THE SATELLITE THAT DIDN'T DIE
- WHEN QRM HITS HOME - IN THE GARAGE, TO BE EXACT
- NEW ZEALAND HAMS KEY UP FOR A NIGHT OF CODE
- CANADA TO HONOR MILITARY'S FIRST FEMALE WIRELESS OPERATOR
- NEWSLINE ANNOUNCES 'INTERNATIONAL NEWSMAKER OF THE YEAR' AWARD
- RADIOMAN INDUCTED INTO CRYPTOLOGIC HALL OF HONOR
- NET OF NOTE
- WORLD OF DX
- HELP FOR BLIND AMATEUR LEFT HOMELESS BY BUSH FIRES

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