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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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January 21, 2021
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2256 for Friday January 22nd 2021

- U.S. RESEARCHERS ENVISION AN ARECIBO REPLACEMENT
- ACMA REPORTS PROGRESS ON CALL SIGN BACKLOGS
- AMSAT CUBESAT PART OF UNUSUAL VIRGIN ORBIT LAUNCH
- CITY ANTENNA LAW UPTURNED BY FCC RULING
- PROPOSAL TO SUPPORT JAPAN'S STUDENT RADIO OPERATORS
- FCC REMINDER ISSUED DAYS BEFORE U.S. INAUGURATION
- GOLD RUSH SPECIAL EVENT STATION IS MINING FOR CONTACTS
- UK TV CHANNEL RECOUNTS AMATEUR'S NOTORIOUS, BRUTAL KILLING
- CALIFORNIA HAMS DEDICATE COMMUNICATIONS FACILITY
- HAMS SUPPORT COMMUNICATIONS AT INDIAN RELIGIOUS PILGRIMAGE
- RSGB NOMINATIONS DUE BY JAN. 31
- WORLD OF DX
- KICKER: LAST HURRAH FOR 'LAST MAN'

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January 14, 2021
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2255 for Friday January 15th 2021

- HAMVENTION 2021 CANCELLED
- IARU EVENT ADOPTS THEME SPURRED BY PANDEMIC
- EARLY-BIRD TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR QSO TODAY'S 2ND VIRTUAL EXPO
- REVERSE BEACON NETWORK ADDS NODE IN FINLAND
- POPULAR TV PERSONALITY GETS HAM RADIO LICENSE
- LAUNCH OF SPAIN'S HAM RADIO SATELLITE POSTPONED TO MARCH
- SPACECRAFT COPIES FM SIGNAL NEAR JUPITER'S MOON
- HAMCATION NAMES NEIL RAPP WB9VPG 'EDUCATOR OF YEAR'
- COUNTDOWN TO PLUTO'S BIG ANNIVERSARY
- FANS OF RADIO'S FIRST VOICE MODE PREP FOR AM RALLY
- WORLD OF DX
- KICKER: GOT A MINUTE? ER, 59 SECONDS?

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January 7, 2021
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2254 for Friday January 8th 2021

- FCC EYES ADDING VOLUNTEER EXAMINER COORDINATORS
- BREXIT DOESN'T CUT ALL UK TIES TO EU SATELLITES
- WOODEN SATELLITES SEEN AS FIX TO 'SPACE JUNK'
- SEA-PAC ANNUAL CONVENTION CANCELLED
- LAWMAKERS SEEK PROBE INTO ARECIBO COLLAPSE
- IOWA STUDENTS' BALLOON CIRCLES EARTH A THIRD TIME
- PROJECT EYES DIRECT WAY TO GATHER SOLAR POWER
- SILENT KEY: JAMES GOLDEN KD0AES
- SILENT KEY: LOGGING SOFTWARE DEVELOPER DAVE PRUETT K8CC
- SILENT KEY: FORMER RAC PRESIDENT FARRELL (HOPPY) HOPWOOD VE7RD
- NOVA SCOTIA CONTEST WEATHERS THE STORM
- WHEN THE DX FINDS THE DXer IN FINLAND
- WORLD OF DX
- KICKER: FOR HUNTING DECOY MARKETER, THE COST OF RFI IS DEAR

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December 31, 2020
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2253 for Friday January 1st 2021

- HAM RADIO IS PART OF MAURITIUS' FIRST SATELLITE
- NEW FCC FEE REQUIRES US HAMS TO PAY $35
- COMMUNITY RALLIES TO REPAIR CALIFORNIA RADIO TOWER
- PROJECT KUIPER UNVEILS ANTENNA DESIGN
- SILENT KEY: TORONTO'S ALBERT VANDERBURG VE3ARV
- SILENT KEY: CW MENTOR ROY CLAYTON G4SSH, SOTA MAINSTAY
- 'GET ON THE AIR' CW KEY AUCTION BENEFITS UK CHARITY
- JAPAN'S HAM COMMUNITY SHRINKS BUT SOUTH AFRICA GAINS NEWCOMERS
- SWISS REGULATOR CHANGES LICENSE PROCEDURES
- SWLs AND HAMS AWAIT YOTA AWARDS
- WORLD OF DX
- KICKER: PARADE OF A LIFETIME HONORS NY AMATEUR

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December 24, 2020
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2252 for Friday December 25 2020

- FCC HOLDS LANDLORDS ACCOUNTABLE FOR RADIO PIRATES
- TEXAS' HAM-COM CALLING IT QUITS
- IN AUSTRALIA, SPORADIC-E GOES THE DISTANCE
- EXTENSIONS GRANTED FOR GERMAN RADIO OPERATORS
- AUSTRIAN HAMS GAIN ACCESS TO 60 AND 630 METRE BANDS
- WHEN MORSE CODE GROWS ON TREES
- SOMETIMES SATELLITES GROW ON TREES TOO
- EUROPE PREPS FOR SATELLITE CONSTELLATION
- CHINA'S RADIOTELESCOPE WELCOMES THE WORLD
- RADIO EQUIPMENT STOLEN FROM RUSSIAN 'DOOMSDAY' PLANE
- WORLD OF DX
- KICKER: IN AUSTRALIA, THE ULTIMATE DX?

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December 18, 2020
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2251 for Friday December 18 2020

- RF TRANSMISSIONS EYED AS SOURCE OF ILLNESSES
- PREP CONTINUES FOR WINTER FIELD DAY
- REGISTRATION FOR HAM RADIO UNIVERSITY, PROPAGATION SUMMIT
- VIDEOS AVAILABLE FROM QRP VIRTUAL CONVENTION
- SOLAR CELL SETS UNPRECEDENTED EFFICIENCY
- CHANGES TO NEW ZEALAND'S GENERAL USER RADIO LICENSE
- SILENT KEY: COLIN HORRABIN G3SBI
- REMEMBERING FIRST HAM RADIO SATELLITE
- NEW VHF HANDBOOK AVAILABLE FROM IARU
- BRAZILIAN REGULATOR CLARIFIES EQUIPMENT APPROVALS
- WORLD OF DX
- KICKER: NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS, HAM RADIO STYLE

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December 10, 2020
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2250 for Friday December 11 2020

- SOLAR FLARE BRINGS VISIBLE AURORA TO NORTHERN U.S.
- FACTORY FIRE EXPECTED TO AFFECT AUDIO SUPPLY CHAIN
- AUSTRALIAN HAMS DENIED 60M ACCESS
- ARISS CONTACT TOUCHES DOWN IN OKLAHOMA
- '12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS' RETURNS FOR 3RD YEAR
- CHRISTMAS EVE A SILENT NIGHT FOR SAQ TRANSMITTER
- FORMER HAM IN ILLINOIS GETS PRISON FOR CHILD PORN
- AMSAT IRELAND SEEKING MEMBERS
- CALIFORNIA CLUB NURTURES NEW, RETURNING AMATEURS
- WORLD OF DX
- KICKER: MEET NEWSLINE'S INTERNATIONAL NEWSMAKER OF THE YEAR

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December 3, 2020
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2249 for Friday December 4th 2020

- COLLAPSE DESTROYS NOTED ARECIBO RADIOTELESCOPE
- WELCOME TO DECEMBER - IT'S YOTA MONTH
- FCC CHAIRMAN AJIT PAI STEPPING DOWN IN NEW YEAR
- DISCOVERY EXTENDS LIFESPAN OF SOLAR PANELS
- MARKETER OF MOBILE RADIOS AND HTS CHARGED BY FCC
- CHANUKAH SPECIAL EVENT LIGHTS UP THE AIRWAVES
- MEET ARN'S INTERNATIONAL NEWSMAKER AWARD WINNER FOR 2020
- IN LONDON, A TOWER OF GRATITUDE
- U.S. POST OFFICE SUSPENDS ACCEPTING SOME INT'L MAIL
- HONORING RADIO'S FIRST VOICE TRANSMISSION
- WORLD OF DX
- KICKER: HAM RADIO SAVES THE BACON (AND OTHER GROCERIES)

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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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