Amateur Radio Newsline

Amateur Radio Newsline™ Amateur Radio related weekly news digest

  • 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

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2188 for Friday October 4th, 2019
    by Kevin Trotman on October 4, 2019 at 00:45

    – SATELLITE BECOMES AVAILABLE FOR AZORES HURRICANE COMMUNICATIONS – REMOTE PACIFIC ISLAND LIGHTS UP AIRWAVES – CALIF. LIBRARY GETS TO BOOK A RADIO DATE WITH SPACE STATION – RSGB NAMES TOP WINNERS IN ‘CLUB OF THE YEAR’ COMPETITION – OHIO AMATEUR INDUCTED INTO DAYTON BROADCAST HALL OF FAME – IN PURSUIT OF A NEW GEOSTATIONARY SATELLITE – AUSTRALIAN CONTESTERS GET 2-BY-1 CALL SIGNS APPROVED – SPECIAL CALL SIGN IN BELGIUM HONORS PRINCESS – WORLD OF DX – COPYING THE CODE OF FRIENDSHIPSCRIPTAUDIO

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2187 for Friday September 27th, 2019
    by Kevin Trotman on September 27, 2019 at 00:05

    – AUSTRALIA TO RENEW RECIPROCITY WITH U.S. OPERATORS – NEW ZEALAND AMATEURS NEEDED FOR DATV REPEATER – HAMS CAN ‘ATTEND’ SEA-PAC EVENT WORKSHOP ON THE WEB – WINNING SCORES ANNOUNCED FOR ARDF CHAMPIONSHIPS IN SLOVENIA – RADIO CLUB OF AMERICA ANNOUNCES THIS YEAR’S AWARD RECIPIENTS – EMIRATES’ FIRST ASTRONAUT LAUNCHES INTO SPACE – PEORIA AREA AMATEUR RADIO CLUB MARKS CENTENNIAL – NORWAY SHUTTING LONG WAVE TRANSMITTER – ARRL RENEWS CALL FOR BANDWIDTH LIMIT ON DATA MODES – WORLD OF DX – FOR HAMS AND OTHERS, A TIMELY CENTENNIALSCRIPTAUDIO

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2186 for Friday September 20th, 2019
    by Kevin Trotman on September 20, 2019 at 01:52

    – IP ADDRESS SALES BENEFIT ARISS BUT BRING CHANGE TO HAMNET DL – NORTH KOREA TESTING DIGITAL RADIO MONDIALE ON 80 METERS – HURRICANE WATCH NET PREPARES FOR STORM ACTIVITY – YLs HELP CULTIVATE CROP OF NEW OPERATORS IN JAPAN – PROGRAM SCHEDULES 4 MONTHS OF BALLOON LAUNCHES – CUBESAT PROJECT LAUNCHES NEW HAMS AT VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY – SOUTH AFRICA’S RF-NOISE MONITORING EFFORT SCHEDULES WORKSHOP – EOC IN MONTANA GETS RADIO GIFT FROM STATE JUSTICE OFFICIALS – WORLD OF DX – CELEBRATING 50 YEARS BY WORKING ALL STATES – BY SATELLITESCRIPTAUDIO

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2185 for Friday September 13th, 2019
    by Kevin Trotman on September 13, 2019 at 01:15

    – YL SETS RECORD, COMPLETING SOLO SAIL AROUND THE WORLD – INDIA’S CRASHED LUNAR LANDER LOCATED – AMATEUR DUO ACTIVATING RARE GRID VIA SATELLITE – DUTCH RADIO UNION REPLACING DISCONTINUED GROUP – PACT ASSURES HAMVENTION’S HOME FOR NEXT 5 YEARS – CQ MAGAZINE TAPS FLORIDA HAM AS AWARDS EDITOR – GET READY FOR PEORIA’S SUPERFEST – TIME FOR ‘FALL OUT’ WITH 100 WATTS AND A WIRE – MARKING 75 YEARS OF VOA’S BETHANY RELAY STATION – SILENT KEY: ARRL and IARU President Emeritus Larry Price, W4RA – SILENT KEY: CUSHCRAFT ANTENNA’S GLEN WHITEHOUSE K1GW – SILENT KEY: JAPAN AMATEUR RADIO LEAGUE’S HISAO SHONO JA1AA – WORLD OF DX – AT CYCLING EVENT, HAMS TAKE ON MOUNTAINS OF RESPONSIBILITYSCRIPTAUDIO

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2184 for Friday September 6th, 2019
    by Kevin Trotman on September 6, 2019 at 01:31

    – HAMS RESPOND TO HURRICANE DORIAN – FCC TEMPORARY WAIVER PERMITS PACTOR 4 ON HF – BATTERY DONATION TO BOOST DOMINICA CLUB HAMS’ RESPONSE – FIRST EMIRATI ASTRONAUT PREPS FOR SPACE QSOs – CELEBRATING OFCOM’S HISTORY BALDOCK RADIO STATION – HONORING AMERICA’s POWs and MIAs – RADIO SCOUTS COUNT DOWN WEEKS TO JAMBOREE – IN TENNESSEE, A HAMFEST HOSTS TWO CONVENTIONS – WORLD OF DX – RESPONDING TO HELP THE FIRST RESPONDERSSCRIPTAUDIO

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2183 for Friday August 30th, 2019
    by Kevin Trotman on August 30, 2019 at 00:55

    – AMATEURS KEEP COMMUNICATIONS ALIVE IN FLOOD-RAVAGED KERALA – HAMS HELP REUNITE FAMILY IN INDIA – STRANDED TEXAS HAM ‘SAVED BY A SATELLITE’ – YOUNG ROMANIAN HAMS HAVE A PEAK SOTA EXPERIENCE – NEW CONTEST OFFERS HAMS A DIGITAL DARE – TURKISH AMATEURS LAUNCH NATION’S FIRST DIGITAL MODE CLUB – MEET THE AMATEUR RADIO NEWSLINE AMATEUR RADIO CLUB WA6ITF – SOTA ACTIVITY DAY HONORS NEW ZEALAND SILENT KEY – WIA ANNOUNCES TROPHY WINNER IN CONTEST CHAMPIONSHIP – VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR 60-MILE BIKE RACE UP ARIZONA MOUNTAIN – WORLD OF DX – IT’S A DOG-GREET-DOG WORLD ON THE SUMMITSSCRIPTAUDIO

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2182 for Friday August 23rd, 2019
    by Kevin Trotman on August 23, 2019 at 02:12

    – NEWSLINE HONORS YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR DHRUV REBBA KC9ZJX – CONFERENCE PREP MEETING TAKES ON 2 MAJOR CONTROVERSIES – CHINESE MICROSATELLITE ENDS ITS LUNAR MISSION – TICKET SALES BEGIN FOR AMSAT SPACE SYMPOSIUM AND MEETING – GOING THE DISTANCE VIA MICROWAVE IN AUSTRALIA – SILENT KEY: THE REV. WALTER HORN W3OKX OF READING, PA. – RADIO SOCIETY OF GREAT BRITAIN CONVENTION FEATURES BUILDATHON – HAMS IN BELGIUM PUSH BACK AFTER FALSE ACCUSATIONS – WORLD OF DX – ON-AIR WEDDING MAKES RADIO WAVESSCRIPTAUDIO

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2181 for Friday August 16th, 2019
    by Kevin Trotman on August 15, 2019 at 23:31

    – NEW HAMS IN INDIA PROVIDE BIG ASSIST IN FLOODS – RADIOWAVE PROPAGATION EXPERT LES BARCLAY G3HTF – NEW DETAILS EMERGE AFTER N.H. TOWER ACCIDENT – NETHERLANDS CAMPGROUND PREPARES FOR YOUNGSTERS ON THE AIR – SPECIAL EVENT STATION CELEBRATES ‘HARVEY HOUSES’ – CONTESTER MAKES GENEROUS GIFT TO FOUNDATION – WINLINK OPERATION HELPS MAKE ‘CITADEL RUMBLE’ A SUCCESS – HAM RADIO BANNED AT POPULAR AUSTRIAN AIR SHOW – SISTERHOOD AND TEAMWORK LIGHT UP CZECH REPUBLIC CONTEST STATION – NEW LIST RELEASED FOR DXCC’S MOST WANTED – WORLD OF DX – ‘QSL QUILT’ GIVES BLANKET COVERAGESCRIPTAUDIO

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2180 for Friday August 9th, 2019
    by Kevin Trotman on August 9, 2019 at 02:31

    – ARIZONA HAMS AID COMMUNICATIONS DURING MASSIVE FIRE – A PLEA FOR AMATEUR RADIO FROM MOUNT ATHOS – SILENT KEY: SWISS SHORTWAVE’s BOB THOMANN HB9GX – SILENT KEY: RADIO ‘GODFATHER’ FRITZ NITSCH W4NTO – AN AMATEUR RADIO RECORD FOR INDIA – RADIO CAROLINE SETS SAIL ON THE HF WAVES – ISS EVENT PAYS TRIBUTE TO SILENT KEY WHO WAS RADIO PIONEER IN SPACE – IRELAND GAINS NEW CROP OF DMR REPEATERS – SMALL BEACON FOUND TO HAVE BIG VIOLATION – FT8 DIGITAL MODE CLUB OPERATES ACTIVITY FOR 2ND ANNIVERSARY – RADIO SCOUTS WRAP UP 24th WORLD SCOUT JAMBOREE – THE WORLD OF DX – A VIDEO VOYAGE WITH 3Y0I TO BOUVETSCRIPTAUDIO

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2179 for Friday August 2nd, 2019
    by Kevin Trotman on August 2, 2019 at 10:40

    – TOP STORY: DHRUV REBBA KC9ZJX NAMED NEWSLINE’S 2019 YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR – GIFTED PROGRAM PROVIDES THE GIFT OF RADIO TRAINING – N1MM LOGGER+ NEEDS HELP GOING MULTILINGUAL – TRAGIC TOWER ACCIDENT KILLS 1, INJURES ANOTHER – HAMS HELP HONOR HOLOCAUST REFUGEES IN NY – SOLAR CYCLE’S NOT A VICIOUS CYCLE AFTER ALL – OHIO CLUB MARKING ITS CENTENARIAN STATUS – ON-AIR EVENT IN UK CALLS ATTENTION TO CHILD’S MEDICAL NEEDS – DX NET HAS A MOMENT THAT’S ONE FOR THE RECORD BOOKS – MASS SHELTERING EXERCISE RELIES ON HAM RADIO IN MAINE – THIS BEACON’S REPAIR WAS FOR THE BIRDSSCRIPTAUDIO

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2178 for Friday July 26, 2019
    by Kevin Trotman on July 26, 2019 at 01:21

    – HAMS IN INDIA REUNITE AILING MAN WITH FAMILY – RURAL SCHOOL IN TELANGANA GETS AMATEUR RADIO CLUB – SILENT KEY: HAL COMMUNICATIONS’ GEORGE HENRY JR. K9GWT – RADIO SCOUTS ACTIVE AT 24TH WORLD SCOUT JAMBOREE – IN UK, HAM RADIO PAYS TRIBUTE TO PIRATE RADIO – SPECIAL EVENT HONORS NAVAJO CODE TALKERS – NEW RECORD SET BY YOUNG HAMS AT CURACAO DX ADVENTURE – PERU EASES RESTRICTIONS FOR NOVICE CLASS – KRENKEL MEDAL AWARDED FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO HAM RADIO – NOMINEES SOUGHT FOR RAC AMATEUR OF THE YEAR – AMSAT NEEDS HAMS TO SERVE IN AMBASSADOR PROGRAM – WORLD OF DX – MAYOR LEARNS SCIENCE OF WORKING A PILEUPSCRIPTAUDIO

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2177 for Friday July 19, 2019
    by Kevin Trotman on July 19, 2019 at 11:56

    – AMATEUR FEEDBACK NEEDED FOR THAILAND’S FIRST SATELLITE – HAMS IN NETHERLANDS CONDUCT PROPAGATION EXPERIMENT – WARBIRDS OF AMERICA OPERATING SPECIAL EVENT STATION AT AIR SHOW – NEW UPGRADE OPTION EXPLORED FOR HAMS IN BRITAIN – TOP-SCORING STATIONS NAMED FOR 13 COLONIES EVENT – SILENT KEY: DXER, CONTESTER ANANTH PAI VU2PAI – MORE WAYS TO GET IN ON MOONWALK ANNIVERSARY ACTION – ARIZONA CW PRACTICE NET SEEKS NEWCOMERS – OKLAHOMA SCHOOL CLUB NEEDS STUDY GUIDES – THE WORLD OF DX – HOT ON THE TRAIL OF STOLEN TRAILERSCRIPTAUDIO

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2176 for Friday July 12, 2019
    by Kevin Trotman on July 12, 2019 at 02:01

    – BRITISH, SOUTH AFRICAN HAMS AGAINST PROPOSAL FOR 2 METRES – IRAN OPENS HISTORIC SITES FOR DXPEDITIONERS – NEVADA’S ‘BURNING MAN’ EVENT GETTING HAM RADIO ACTIVATION – LUNAR MODULE TRIBUTE IN NY FEATURES HAMS FROM GRUMMAN – AMATEUR RADIO HELPS SATELLITE SEND SOLAR ECLIPSE IMAGERY – DXPEDITIONERS DEBUT ON FRENCH ISLANDS NEAR CANADA – NEW WIRELESS NETWORK USES RADIO AS ALTERNATIVE TO CELLULAR – FAA REVIEWING TOWER-SAFETY MEASURE FOR LOW-LEVEL FLIGHTS – K2B PREPS FOR WORLD SCOUT JAMBOREE – WORLD OF DX – HAM RADIO SIBLINGS DECLARE INDEPENDENCE ON JULY 4THSCRIPTAUDIO

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2175 for Friday July 5, 2019
    by Kevin Trotman on July 5, 2019 at 02:32

    – UNPRECEDENTED 2-WAY QSO WITH TRANSPONDER IN LUNAR ORBIT – LIGHTSAIL2 TALKS TO MISSION CONTROL IN CALIF. – SABLE ISLAND DXPEDITION MAKING PROGRESS – SILENT KEY: FORMER IARU REGIONAL DIRECTOR SANGAT SINGH 9M2SS – SILENT KEY: RTTY CONTESTER, REFLEcTOR MODERATOR BILL TURNER W6WRT – MARS MEMBERS UPBEAT OVER RECENT NATIONAL EMERGENCY DRILL – AUSTRALIAN AUTHORITIES SEEK COMMENT ON AMATEUR RADIO ISSUES – NEW COORDINATOR TAKES ON LEADERSHIP FOR DIRECTION-FINDING COMPETITION – IARU REGION 2 INTRODUCES YOUTH ON THE AIR – WORLD OF DX – WORKING ALL BRITAIN, HELPING ALL WHO NEED ITSCRIPTAUDIO