Amateur Radio Newsline

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  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2203 for Friday January 17th 2020
    by Kevin Trotman on January 17, 2020 at 01:53

    – 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’SCRIPTAUDIO

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2202 for Friday January 10th 2020
    by Kevin Trotman on January 10, 2020 at 11:42

    – 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 RECOMMENDATIONSCRIPTAUDIO

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2201 for Friday January 3rd 2020
    by Kevin Trotman on January 3, 2020 at 11:22

    – 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 RADIOSCRIPTAUDIO

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2200 for Friday December 27th 2019
    by Kevin Trotman on December 27, 2019 at 04:18

    – 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 CUBASCRIPTAUDIO

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2199 for Friday December 20th 2019
    by Kevin Trotman on December 20, 2019 at 02:30

    – ‘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 STYLESCRIPTAUDIO

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2198 for Friday December 13th 2019
    by Kevin Trotman on December 13, 2019 at 11:15

    – 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 OHIOSCRIPTAUDIO

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2197 for Friday December 6th 2019
    by Kevin Trotman on December 6, 2019 at 01:00

    – 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 DEDICATIONSCRIPTAUDIO

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2196 for Friday November 29th 2019
    by Kevin Trotman on November 29, 2019 at 01:47

    – 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?SCRIPTAUDIO

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2195 for Friday November 22nd 2019
    by Kevin Trotman on November 22, 2019 at 00:42

    – 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 FIRESSCRIPTAUDIO

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2194 for Friday November 15th 2019
    by Kevin Trotman on November 15, 2019 at 11:29

    – RADIO BOLSTERS AUSTRALIA’S FIREFIGHTERS – KEEPING COMMUNICATIONS OPEN DURING INDIA’S CYCLONE – HAM’S RESEARCH PROJECT GETS $1.3 FOUNDATION GRANT – NETWORK FORMS TO HELP UK COLLEGE HAM CLUBS COLLABORATE- IN SOUTH AFRICA, A CHALLENGE TO NEWCOMERS – ‘YOUTH ON THE AIR CAMP’ MAKES DEBUT IN U.S. – MALAYSIAN AMATEURS TEST EMERGENCY READINESS – A FIRST BIRTHDAY ‘PARTY’ FOR THE 420 HAM RADIO NETWORK – TURNING ‘BLACK FRIDAY’ INTO ‘FISTS FRIDAY’ – SILENT KEY: MIKE CAMPBELL K7NRA – WORLD OF DX – A HAM RADIO GIFT WITH HEARTSCRIPTAUDIO

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2193 for Friday November 8th 2019
    by Kevin Trotman on November 8, 2019 at 01:32

    – PHILIPPINES PREPS FOR FIRST NANOSATELLITE – MARS COMEX 19-4 CONTINUES THROUGH TO NOV. 17 – WOMEN ON THE RADIO – A ‘FIRST’ WITH A PURPOSE – HAM ISSUES A 10-METER CHALLENGE – SILENT KEY: LONGTIME EMERGENCY VOLUNTEER KEVIN CELLINI N1KGM – NEWSLINE’S JOHN WILLIAMS VK4JJW CHOSEN A WIA DIRECTOR – CONFERENCE IN THAILAND PREPS FOR DISASTER AND CRISIS – CALIFORNIA HAMS RESPOND TO DRILL FOR ‘HURRICANE LUPE’ – IN NY’S HUDSON VALLEY THE HUNT IS ON – EXCLUSIVE HAM CLUB SEEKS NEW MEMBERS – WORLD OF DX – NO ‘STRANGER THINGS’ THAN HAM RADIO AND SCI-FISCRIPTAUDIO

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2192 for Friday November 1st 2019
    by Kevin Trotman on November 1, 2019 at 01:14

    – A BOUVET DX COMEBACK – LESSONS FROM A PITCAIRN DX CONTACT – WRC OPENS IN EGYPT WITH SPECTRUM OF ISSUES – AMSAT-NA TO OVERHAUL WEBSITE – VETERAN LAWMAKER/HAM TO DEPART U.S. CONGRESS – PLANS UNDER WAY FOR SOUTH AFRICA’S HAM CONVENTION – NEW HAM CLUB MEETS IN COLORADO VALLEY – A FRESH LOOK AT A PROPOSED UK ENTRY LEVEL TICKET – ISS MAKES A ‘HOMECOMING’ CONTACT AT WEST POINT – WORLD OF DX – MAKING NOISE ON BEHALF OF RADIO’S ‘QUIET ZONE’SCRIPTAUDIO

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2191 for Friday October 25th, 2019
    by Kevin Trotman on October 25, 2019 at 10:16

    – JAMBOREE ON THE AIR BEATS BAD WEATHER, BAND CONDITIONS – SHAKING THINGS UP DURING EARTHQUAKE DRILL – SILENT KEY: HAM TEST ONLINE’S CHRISTINA CUNNINGHAM KT1NA – CARRYING THE MESSAGE OF THE WORLD WAR I CENTENNIAL – HELPING PREP THE NEXT CLASS OF PHILIPPINE HAMS – A FRESH LOOK AT A PROPOSED UK ENTRY LEVEL TICKET – ILLINOIS AMATEUR FACES CHILD-PORN TRAFFICKING CHARGES – AUSTRALIAN AUTHORITY REVIEWS MARITIME DISTRESS USE OF HF – TIME FOR A SPRINT AROUND THE WORLD – ARRL CREATING 3 ONLINE DISCUSSION GROUPS – FOR STUDENTS IN BRAZIL, RADIO CONTACT WITH FUNCUBE – WORLD OF DX – FROM NASA TO BACK HOME ON EARTHSCRIPTAUDIO

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2190 for Friday October 18th, 2019
    by Kevin Trotman on October 18, 2019 at 00:44

    – CALIF. HAMS RESPOND TO PUBLIC SAFETY POWER OUTAGE – 80 METER NET WORKS TOWARD ‘WORKED ALL STATES’ – ALEXANDERSON TRANSMITTER SENDS MESSAGE OF PEACE – SILENT KEY: SIGNAL/ONE COFOUNDER HAROLD JOHNSON W4ZCB – ICQ PODCAST DECLARES FIRST WINNER OF ‘HOMEBREW HERO’ AWARD – CATCHING SOME SUN AND SOME QRP CONTACTS – AMSAT ANNOUNCES WINNERS IN BOARD OF DIRECTORS VOTE – UPSTATE S.C. CAMPOREE GIVES KIDS A WINDOW INTO RADIO – SCOTTISH MICROWAVE ENTHUSIASTS HOST ROUND TABLE – HAM RADIO HONORING MEMBERS OF MAINSTREAM MEDIA – DO YOUR HOMEWORK: IT’S SCHOOL CLUB ROUNDUP TIME – WORLD OF DX – FEAR NOT – ZOMBIES ‘SHUFFLE’ ON AIR FOR HALLOWEENSCRIPTAUDIO

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2189 for Friday October 11th, 2019
    by Kevin Trotman on October 11, 2019 at 00:22

    – TOKELAU ISLAND DXPEDITION GOES QRT EARLY – BUILDING OF ICONIC DAYTON BUSINESS IS SOLD – NY AMATEUR FACING $17,000 PENALTY FROM FCC – HAMS PREP FOR AUTUMN’S BIG SOTA QSO PARTY – COUNTDOWN TO JAMBOREE ON THE AIR – QSOs AT PACIFICON FLY HIGH IN THE SKY – ATTRACTING YOUNG HAMS IN SWITZERLAND – NEW RULES FOR DUTCH SPECIAL EVENT CALLSIGNS – A FINANCIAL BOOST FOR YLs IN AUSTRALIA – SATELLITE PRIVILEGE EXTENDED FOR HAMS IN SPAIN – WORLD OF DX – REMEMBERING ROCKER LARRY JUNSTROM K4EG/SKSCRIPTAUDIO