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Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2238 for Friday September 18 2020

Thu, 09/17/2020 - 19:57

- 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 N1AN, 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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Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2237 for Friday September 11 2020

Thu, 09/10/2020 - 21:39

- 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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Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2236 for Friday September 4 2020

Thu, 09/03/2020 - 20:24

- '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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Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2235 for Friday August 28 2020

Thu, 08/27/2020 - 20:04

- 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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Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2234 for Friday, August 21, 2020

Thu, 08/20/2020 - 20:20

- 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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Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2233 for Friday August 14 2020

Thu, 08/13/2020 - 21:24

- 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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Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2232 for Friday August 7 2020

Thu, 08/06/2020 - 21:15

- 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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Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2231 for Friday July 31 2020

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 19:31

- 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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Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2230 for Friday July 24 2020

Thu, 07/23/2020 - 21:18

- 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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Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2229 for Friday July 17, 2020

Thu, 07/16/2020 - 19:51

- 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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Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2228 for Friday July 10 2020

Thu, 07/09/2020 - 20:31

- SAILOR IN DISTRESS GETS HAM RADIO HELP
- SWISS SOTA ACTIVATORS MARK 15 YEARS ON AIR
- WIRELESS INSTITUTE OF AUSTRALIA MEETING SET THIS MONTH
- TOWERING OPPOSITION FOR VERMONT HAM'S PLANS
- UK REGULATORS DELAY RADIO SWITCHOVER TO DIGITAL
- KIDS' CW CLUB GETS VANITY CALL SIGN
- NEW ARES TO SERVE RURAL WEST VIRGINIA
- IARU NAMES NEW COORDINATOR OF ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY
- WORLD OF DX
- KICKER: EXCHANGING VOWS AND SIGNAL REPORTS

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Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2227 for Friday July 3 2020

Thu, 07/02/2020 - 22:00

- NO 'NIGHT OF NIGHTS' EVENT AT HISTORIC MORSE STATION
- SOTA ENTHUSIASM REACHES NEW HEIGHTS IN EUROPE
- HAMS IN INDIA KEEP WATCH DURING QUARANTINE
- SILENT KEY: FORMER NEWSLINE ANCHOR DON CARLSON KQ6FM
- MOVING DAY FOR HAM EXHIBIT AT NASA FACILITY
- CHINESE LAUNCH COMPLETES NETWORK OF NAVIGATION SATELLITES
- ADVOCATE SPEAKS OUT FOR INDIAN SATELLITE USE
- CQ MAGAZINE NAMES NEW CONTESTING EDITOR
- NETS OF NOTE: THE BBC BROADCASTERS NET
- INTREPID-DX GROUP HOLDING YOUTH ESSAY CONTEST
- USING PUBLICITY TO BOOST AMATEUR RADIO
- WORLD OF DX
- SPECIAL EVENT N4J - HF BANDS BECOME WEDDING BANDS
- KICKER: HIKER'S TRAIL LEADS TO RESCUE BY RADIO

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Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2226 for Friday June 26 2020

Thu, 06/25/2020 - 20:05

- HAMS AT HOME WITH FIELD DAY 2020
- IN-PERSON EXAMS RETURN TO AUSTRALIA
- MORE AMATEUR RADIO EVENTS MOVE TO ONLINE PLATFORMS
- VINTAGE RADIO MUSEUM CURATOR BECOMES SILENT KEY
- HAMS HELP INDIAN YOUNGSTER REJOIN FAMILY
- RESEARCHERS FIND POWER IN TROPICAL HUMIDITY
- REMEMBERING ARIZONA'S FIREFIGHTING HEROES
- HAM GROUPS NEED HELP GETTING THE (PRINT) WORD OUT
- 'CLUBS AS HUBS' PLAN DESIGNED TO REVIVE UK RADIO
- WORLD OF DX
- IN FINANCE, THEY'RE TRADING THEIR MODE OF TRANSMISSION

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Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2225 for Friday June 19 2020

Thu, 06/18/2020 - 20:37

- MUST-SEE TV: HIGH-FLYING HAMS WALK IN SPACE
- SOLAR ORBITER MAKES CLOSEST APPROACH TO SUN
- NEW ENTITY CREATED TO OVERSEE ASTRONAUT-STUDENT QSOS
- SPEEDWAY SPECIAL EVENT STARTS ITS ENGINES
- BAVARIAN CLUB OFFERS FRIEDRICHSHAFEN ALTERNATIVE
- VIRTUAL HAM EXPO SET FOR AUGUST
- NEW LEADERSHIP FOR HAMVENTION
- IRELAND GETS NEW NATIONAL RADIO SOCIETY
- REWARDS FOR GOOD OPERATING BEHAVIOR
- DREAMS OF A SUMMER HAM CAMP DOWN UNDER
- WORLD OF DX
- UP UP AND AWAY - TO VICTORY

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Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2224 for Friday, June 12, 2020

Thu, 06/11/2020 - 21:34

- WELCOMING SOLAR CYCLE 25 - AT LAST
- WILDLIFE DRAMAS IN HAMS' CYCLONE RESCUES
- YOUNG WOULD-BE HAM DESIGNS HIS FIRST YAGI
- HAM EXPO 2020 CANCELLED IN FRANCE
- U.S. SOTA ENTHUSIASTS PROCEED WITH NEW ENGLAND CAMPOUT
- FREE ONLINE TRAINING DRAWS RECORD NUMBERS IN UK
- WEEKLY SIDEBAND CONTEST LAUNCHED TO SHARPEN SKILLS
- AMERICAS YOTA CAMP IS ABOUT TO OPEN - VIRTUALLY
- JAMMING PLAGUES CHICAGO POLICE RADIOS
- TOP HONOR FOR AUSTRALIA'S ARISS LINCHPIN
- NEWSLINE REMEMBERS BILL PASTERNAK WA6ITF

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Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2223 for Friday June 5 2020

Thu, 06/04/2020 - 21:52

- HISTORIC SPACE LAUNCH FROM U.S. SOIL
- STUDENTS COMPETE IN CROSS-CONTINENT SPACE RACE
- HAM IN UTAH SUMMONS RESCUERS TO MINIVAN IN RIVER
- NEW YORK AMATEURS GIVE 24,447 ON-AIR 'THANK YOUS'
- RECORD-SETTING CONTACT ON UHF FOR POLAND, CAPE VERDE ISLANDS
- IRISH HAM GROUP ISSUES WORLDWIDE CHALLENGE
- NETS OF NOTE: INFORMATION AS AN AGENT OF HEALING
- SILENT KEY: CALIFORNIA'S WILLIAM MAHNCKE KB6QEX
- TEMPORARY WAIVERS GRANTED FOR FIELD DAY HOME STATIONS
- WORLD OF DX
- BOUNCING BACKWARDS ON KANGAROO ISLAND

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