Amateur Radio Newsline

April 18, 2024
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2425 for Friday April 19th, 2024

- SIMULATED CRISIS DRAWS ROBUST RESPONSE IN OREGON
- DXPEDITIONERS REASSESS BOUVET PLANNING FOR 2025
- SILENT KEY: ELPIDIO "PETE" COBIAN, N6VJD, FORMERLY OF THE BAND SWEETWATER
- SILENT KEY: LARRY STAPLES, WØAIB, FOUNDER/EDITOR OF LARRY'S LIST
- NASA CONFIRMS ISS DEBRIS HIT FLORIDA HOME
- AUTISM AWARENESS WEEK LOGS MORE THAN 17,000 QSOS WORLDWIDE
- POTA EVENT SHOWCASES TOP OPERATORS IN PA REGION
- NOTED SCIENTIST HONORED FOR IONOSPHERIC RESEARCH
- COURAGE KENNY HANDIHAM MARKS 57 YEARS
- AO-109 CUBESAT EXPECTED TO REENTER ATMOSPHERE
- NOMINATE NEWSLINE'S NEXT YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR
- HAMS PREPARE FOR SOS RADIO WEEK
- WORLD OF DX
- KICKER: WHEN EMERGENCY COMMUNICATION ITSELF IS THE CRISIS

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April 12, 2024
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2424 for Friday April 12th, 2024

- HYTERA COMMUNICATIONS BANNED FROM WORLDWIDE SALE OF 2-WAY RADIOS
- HAMS SUMMON HELP AFTER DEATH VALLEY DISTRESS CALL
- HAMS' EFFORTS HELP SHED LIGHT ON SOLAR ECLIPSE
- NASA IDENTIFIES MEMORY CHIP THAT GARBLED VOYAGER'S DATA
- DEADLINE APPROACHES FOR OMIK SCHOLARSHIP FUND APPLICANTS
- WEST VIRGINIA BROADCAST TOWERS DESTROYED IN WINDSTORM
- NOMINATE NEWSLINE'S NEXT YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR
- PRESENTERS NEEDED FOR GNU RADIO CONFERENCE
- SILENT KEY: PUBLIC SERVICE ADVOCATE ANGUS JOE MACPHERSON, VE1CH
- 3-D RF FILTERS SEEN AS FUTURE FOR WIRELESS
- HAMS IN SPAIN GET PRIVILEGES ON 8 METRES
- WORLD OF DX
- KICKER: YL CREATES APPLE APP TO PUT PARKS ON THE MAP

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April 4, 2024
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2423 for Friday April 5th, 2024

- HAMS ON ALERT AFTER BALTIMORE BRIDGE DISASTER
- NETWORK OUTAGE DURING STORM HIGHLIGHTS HAMS' IMPORTANCE
- AMSAT-DL ADVANCES MICROWAVE AMATEUR RADIO PAYLOAD IDEA
- HAMS AID EXPECTED VEHICLE JAMS AT ECLIPSE EPICENTER
- CANDIDATES PREP FOR GERMANY'S NEW LICENSE
- M17 PROJECT LAUNCHES NEW SOFTWARE, DIGITAL VOICE PROTOCOLS
- EXPANDED HAMVENTION HOURS FOR VOICE OF AMERICA MUSEUM
- NOMINATE OUR NEXT YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR
- NEW YORK HAM IS WORLD'S FIRST CANADIAN CENTURY CLUB WINNER
- GRANT SUPPORTS UPCOMING JARVIS ISLAND DXPEDITION
- NJ AMATEUR RECOGNIZED FOR EMERGENCY RESPONSE ROLE
- WORLD OF DX
- KICKER: EASTER, A HOLIDAY TO EGG ON THE RADIO HUNTERS

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March 28, 2024
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2422 for Friday March 29th, 2024

- NETWORK NEWS REPORT DISCLOSES RETAILERS' SALE OF ILLEGAL JAMMERS
- POTA COMPLETES GLOBAL PARK RELABELING, CHINA RETURNS TO PROGRAM
- SILENT KEY: HAMVENTION 2022 AWARD RECIPIENT, ADAM FARSON VA7OJ/AB7OJ
- NASA SUNGRAZER PROGRAM HONORS HAM FOR COMET-HUNTING SUCCESS
- SKYWARN TEAM TESTS RESILIENCE OF SIMPLEX OPERATION
- IOTA GRANT PROGRAM EXPANDS TO MORE LOCATIONS
- FCC IMPLEMENTS TWO-FACTOR AUTHENTICATION FOR REGISTRATION SYSTEM
- FCC AUCTION PROGRAM RECEIVES EMMY AWARD
- NOMINATE OUR NEXT YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR
- HAMSCI HOLDS WEEKEND WORKSHOP FOR CITIZEN SCIENTISTS
- WORLD OF DX
- KICKER: SEEDS FOR YAGIS AND DIPOLES? ANTENNAS ARE A GROWTH INDUSTRY

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March 21, 2024
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2421 for Friday March 22nd, 2024

- FCC SETS RULES FOR CELLULAR-SATELLITE COVERAGE
- FCC QUESTIONS CELLPHONE SECURITY THREATS VIA SATELLITE
- SRI LANKA CHOSEN TO HOST RADIO NETWORK CONVENTION
- IRTS GETS OK FOR HAREC EXAMINATIONS IN IRELAND
- SILENT KEY: CELEBRATED QRP'er DIETER GENTZOW, W8DIZ
- BEACH DXPEDITION DOUBLES AS MOCK DISASTER DRILL
- FUNCUBE AVAILABLE FOR QSOS AGAIN
- LOW-POWER STATION GETS CITY'S LAST FM BROADCAST FREQUENCY
- NOMINATE OUR NEXT YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR
- A CELEBRATION OF GERMANY'S AMATEUR RADIO LAW
- WORLD OF DX
- KICKER: NOW, VOYAGER: PROBE IS POISED FOR A COMEBACK

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March 14, 2024
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2420 for Friday March 15th, 2024

- DISCARDED "SPACE JUNK" FROM ISS FALLS TO EARTH WITHOUT INCIDENT
- ULTRA-SMALL SATELLITE HAS AMATEUR RADIO CAPABILITY
- GERMANY'S N-CLASS LICENSE HOLDERS TO GET "DN9" CALLSIGNS
- SILENT KEY: ENGINEER DANNY HAMPTON, K4ITL, 2009 HAMVENTION AMATEUR OF THE YEAR
- HAMVENTION ANNOUNCES AWARD WINNERS FOR 2024
- YASME FOUNDATION PRESENTS SUPPORTING GRANTS, AWARDS
- NOMINATE OUR NEXT YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR
- FCC CHARGES LANDLORDS WITH SUPPORT OF RADIO PIRACY
- ARDC GRANT BOLSTERS NEW EMERGENCY RESPONSE NETWORK
- WORLD OF DX
- KICKER: AT THIS LIBRARY, CHECK OUT HAM RADIO AS WELL AS BOOKS

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March 8, 2024
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2419 for Friday March 8th, 2024

- HAMS RACE AGAINST THE CLOCK TO DELIVER MEDICINE TO RAIL PASSENGER
- WIRELESS POWER TRANSFER USES INFRARED
- OVERSEAS HAMS GET EXPANDED PRIVILEGES UNDER AUSTRALIA'S NEW LICENSE SYSTEM
- NEW LICENSE CLASS FOR ENTRY LEVEL OPS IN LUXEMBOURG
- DEADLINE FOR ARDC GRANTS IS APRIL 1ST
- FRIEDRICHSHAFEN THEME IS IOTA'S 60TH ANNIVERSARY
- NASA RETIRES MARS HELICOPTER
- AUTISM AWARENESS EVENT NEEDS OPS WORLDWIDE
- WORLD OF DX
- A TRIBUTE: BOB HEIL K9EID

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March 1, 2024
UPDATED: Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2418 for Friday March 1st, 2024

BREAKING: HAM RADIO LOSES WELL LOVED MENTOR, BOB HEIL, K9EID IS A SILENT KEY

- EXPEDITION ON INDIAN ISLAND DRAWS ATTENTION TO CYCLONE PERILS
- YLS GATHER IN PARKS FOR A POTA PARTY
- ARISS CELEBRATES 40 YEARS OF HAMS ON THE RADIO IN SPACE
- FUNCUBE TRANSPONDER TO BE SILENT THROUGH MID-MARCH
- VINTAGE RADIO MUSEUM'S HAM SHACK IS BACK ON THE AIR
- SILENT KEY: EMERGENCY RESPONDER NORA RODRIGUEZ RODRIGUEZ, CO8NRR
- LUNAR LANDER STILL FUNCTIONS DESPITE LANDING ISSUES
- NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR
- FCC HONORS PROGRAM SEEKS ENGINEERING APPLICANTS
- OLDER STARLINK SATELLITES MARKED FOR DEORBITING
- WORLD OF DX
- KICKER: PEDESTRIAN MOBILE BECOMES A WALK IN THE PARK

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2024 YHOTY Form

February 22, 2024
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2417 for Friday February 23rd, 2024

- QUESTIONS LINGER OVER MISSING RADIO TOWER
- SCOUTS ACHIEVE DIRECT CONTACT WITH ISS ASTRONAUT
- DIGIPEATER IS BACK IN ACTION ON THE ISS
- NEW RULES IN EFFECT FOR UK AMATEURS
- AMATEUR LICENSE CHANGES BEGIN IN AUSTRALIA
- INDIAN DXPEDITION TESTS DX ABILITIES OF VHF REPEATER
- SILENT KEY, BILL HUDZIK, W2UDT, OF ARRL HUDSON DIVISION
- LUNAR LANDER DELAYS LAUNCH OF CREW-8 ASTRONAUTS
- SKYWARN NEEDS TRAINED SPOTTERS
- AWARD HONORS THE OPEN INNOVATIVE SPIRIT OF HAM RADIO
- DX CENTURY CLUB AWARD HONORS THE ELMERS BEHIND THE CHASERS
- WORLD OF DX
- KICKER: NETS OF NOTE: THE PUN-IN-LIFE NET

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February 15, 2024
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2416 for Friday February 16th, 2024

- PROPOSED LAW WOULD PROTECT HAM ANTENNAS IN SOUTH CAROLINA
- LAWMAKERS SEEK FEDERAL PROTECTION FOR HAM RADIO ANTENNAS
- NEW LICENSE PROCEDURES TAKING EFFECT IN AUSTRALIA
- EUROPEAN SPACE AGENCY SEEKS HAM INPUT ON PROPOSED SATELLITE PAYLOAD
- LIFETIME AWARD FOR 50 YEARS OF RADIO COMMITMENT
- SILENT KEY: CQ DX HALL OF FAMER BOB ALLPHIN, K4UEE
- SILENT KEY: DMR's TGIF FOUNDER MITCH SAVAGE, EA7KDO
- HIGH MARKS FOR PROTOTYPE ANTENNA SYSTEM AND SATELLITES
- SIMPLEX RADIO NET SEEN AS SAFETY NET IN HAWAII
- W. VIRGINIA FIRST RESPONDERS ORGANIZE NEW HAM CLUB
- WORLD OF DX
- HAMS TEST ORIGINAL VOICE MODE IN AM RALLY

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February 8, 2024
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2415 for Friday February 9th, 2024

- THIEVES DESTROY RADIO TOWER IN ALABAMA
- SILENT KEY: TOP DXER, CONTESTER SLAVKO CELARC, S57DX
- A BOOST FOR DEVELOPING NATIONS' CUBESATS
- FAREWELL TO CUBESAT AO-92
- CHANGES TO UK LICENSES BEGIN THIS MONTH
- RIDING RADIO'S ROAD TO PLUTO'S DISCOVERY
- INT'L YL GROUP PLANS EVENT AT CZECH CONTEST STATION
- NORTH BENGAL HAMS PROVIDE SUPPORT AT MAJOR FESTIVAL
- EXPLORING SILICON VALLEY'S AMATEUR ROOTS
- WORLD OF DX
- KICKER: AMATEUR RADIO PUT A SONG IN HIS HEART

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February 1, 2024
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2414 for Friday February 2nd, 2024

- TWO ARRESTED AFTER THEFT OF COPPER FROM DESTROYED RADIO TOWER
- WINTER FIELD DAY FOCUSES ON PREPAREDNESS
- ORGANIZERS LAUNCH STATE QSO CLUB CHALLENGE
- FOR DXPEDITIONERS, A MEMORIAL TO A FRIEND
- AMSAT MAKES PLEA TO KEEP GREENCUBE IN SERVICE
- "HAM RADIO AND MORE" JOINS DIGITAL LIBRARY COLLECTION
- FCC ADDING STAFF, VEHICLES FOR HUNTING PIRATES
- NEW SOTA GROUP IS GROWING FOR WEST MALAYSIAN HAMS
- STATEN ISLAND SCHOOL SERVES AS MODEL FOR HAM RADIO EDUCATION
- WORLD OF DX
- KICKER: MARITIME MORSE CODE PROVES SEAWORTHY, EVEN ON LAND

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January 25, 2024
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2413 for Friday January 26th, 2024

- A GUYANA DREAM NO LONGER DEFERRED
- ARRL DEFERS CONFLICT OF INTEREST VOTE; OKS FREE STUDENT MEMBERSHIP
- SILENT KEY: DAVE MILLS, W3HCF, CREATOR OF NTP
- SILENT KEY: NOTED SOTA CHASER, BOB WARDEN, KU4R
- HAMS GET CREDIT FOR ADVANCING THE INFORMATION AGE
- LATEST MISSION TO BOARD ISS HAS ALL-HAM CREW
- RACING EVENTS SEEN AS SHOWCASE FOR AMATEUR RADIO
- HAMS DONATE RADIOS TO HUMANITARIAN EFFORT IN UKRAINE
- FCC WEBINAR WILL GIVE OVERVIEW OF EXPERIMENTAL LICENSES
- RSGB NEEDS VOLUNTEERS TO DO YOUTH OUTREACH
- WORLD OF DX
- KICKER: WHEN RADIO REQUIRED A LICENSE TO LISTEN

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January 18, 2024
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2412 for Friday January 19th, 2024

- VANDALS DESTROY OKLAHOMA RADIO TOWER
- TEXT-MESSAGING FROM SPACE BECOMES A REALITY
- CLASS LICENSE STRUCTURE ARRIVING IN AUSTRALIA
- VERY LOW POWER DEVICES MAKING GAINS ON 6 GHZ
- ARISS ANNIVERSARY CONFERENCE FEATURES 3 ASTRONAUTS
- PREPARE NOW FOR WINTER FIELD DAY
- HAMSCI WORKSHOP TO REVIEW ANNULAR ECLIPSE FINDINGS
- WRTC 2026 RECEIVES GRANT FROM YASME FOUNDATION
- WORLD OF DX
- KICKER: "UNDERGROUND RADIO" HAS DIFFERENT MEANING INSIDE BUNKER

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January 11, 2024
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2411 for Friday January 12th, 2024

- TECH-SAVVY TEENS SCORE A DIRECT CONTACT WITH ISS
- PRESENTATIONS NEEDED FOR EARTH-MOON-EARTH CONFERENCE
- GERMAN AMATEURS GET 6-MONTH EXTENSION ON 160, 6 AND 4M
- SILENT KEY: MARTIN ENGSTROM, N1ARY, MAINE'S "MARTY ON THE MOUNTAIN"
- SILENT KEY: EAST COAST REFLECTOR'S TOM MOLYNEAUX JR., KE3GK
- GRANT TO FUND AMATEUR TRAINING IN TECH SECTORS
- NEWEST SATELLITES TO ENABLE EXPERIMENTAL TEXTING VIA SPACE
- HAMCATION 2024 ANNOUNCES AWARD-WINNERS
- HAMS PROVIDE MISSING-PERSONS RESOURCE AT RELIGIOUS PILGRIMAGE
- WORLD OF DX
- KICKER: PAYING TRIBUTE, ONE SCOTTISH ISLAND SUMMIT AT A TIME

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January 4, 2024
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2410 for Friday January 5th, 2024

- AMATEURS IN SRI LANKA RECALL TSUNAMI DISASTER
- MOBILE BASE STATIONS TO EXPAND FREQUENCY USE WORLDWIDE
- ELECTRONICS MUSEUM OFFERS FREE COURSE ONLINE FOR EXTRA CLASS
- GUJARAT CONFERENCE WELCOMES INDIA'S SATELLITE ENTHUSIASTS
- STUDENT PROJECT PROVIDES NEW SATELLITE FOR INDIA
- SILENT KEY: BROADCAST VETERAN CHARLES EDWARD RICH, W8GCW
- HRU MARKS 25TH ANNIVERSARY ON JANUARY 6TH
- GETTING ON THE AIR TO CELEBRATE VINTAGE EQUIPMENT FROM KW ELECTRONICS
- TEXAS TEEN CHOSEN FOR HIRAM PERCY MAXIM AWARD
- ARRL WRAPS UP YEAR-LONG EVENT AND HONORS VOLUNTEERS
- WORLD OF DX
- KICKER: RADIO BRINGS TWO OLD ACQUAINTANCES, ONE NEW YEAR

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December 29, 2023
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2409 for Friday December 29th, 2023

- PLANNING BEGINS FOR DXPEDITION TO PETER THE 1ST ISLAND
- CQ MAGAZINE SUSPENDS PUBLICATION
- STRAIGHT KEY MONTH CELEBRATES A TRADITION
- ARIZONA DESERT COMES ALIVE WITH QUARTZFESTHAMSCI ADVISOR BECOMES DIRECTOR OF HAYSTACK OBSERVATORY
- GET READY FOR HAM RADIO KIDS' DAY
- FRENCH AMATEUR'S SPECIAL EVENT HONORS POLISH MARTYR
= SOTA ACTIVATORS PREPARE FOR YEAR-LONG 10M CHALLENGE
- ARISS CONFERENCE TO CELEBRATE 40 YEARS OF HAM RADIO
- WORLD OF DX
- KICKER: A TREASURED TRANSMITTER'S ENDURING MESSAGE

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December 21, 2023
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2408 for Friday December 22nd, 2023

- HAMS HELP COMMUNITY RADIO STATION GET BACK ON AIR
- GLOBAL RESPONSE TO SIGNALS FROM IRELAND'S 1ST SATELLITE
- SILENT KEY: FORMER RAC PRESIDENT DANIEL LAMOUREUX, VE2KA
- LASER SENDS NASA'S FIRST ULTRA-HD VIDEO FROM SPACE
- CAMPUS IN INDIA BECOMES EMERGENCY-RESPONSE NEXUS
- COMPANY PRODUCES VIDEO ON REPEATERS' EVOLUTION
- PRESENTERS NEEDED FOR DIGITAL CONFERENCE
- DXPEDITIONERS PLANNING TRIP TO VANUATU
- BOUVET ISLAND DXPEDITION ADDING REMOTE OPERATION
- WORLD OF DX
- KICKER: IF CLEMENT CLARKE MOORE HAD BEEN A HAM, HE MIGHT HAVE WRITTEN THIS

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December 14, 2023
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2407 for Friday December 15th, 2023

- OFCOM MAKING CHANGES FOR UK HAMS IN 2024
- NEW YEAR BRINGS CLASS-LICENSE FORMAT TO AUSTRALIA
- IARU MEMBERS ACT TO ELIMINATE NAVIGATION SERVICE INTERFERENCE
- HAMVENTION THEME CHOSEN AS 'EXPANDING OUR COMMUNITY"
- INVITE WRTC ORGANIZERS TO YOUR NEXT MEETING
- DIGITAL LIBRARY RELEASES ITS WISHLIST FOR HOLIDAY AND BEYOND
- AN ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION VIA SSTV
- "FLYING HAMS" ARE ON THE AIR
- ESA EXPLORES POSSIBLE MICROWAVE AMATEUR PAYLOAD ON SATELLITE
- AMATEUR IN AUSTRALIA MAKES ONLINE STUDY GUIDE AVAILABLE
- US ISLANDS PROGRAM LAUNCHES YEAR-LONG AWARD
- WORLD OF DX
- KICKER: HAMS' POSTAGE STAMPS ARE HOLIDAY GIFTS THAT DELIVER

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December 7, 2023
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2406 for Friday December 8th, 2023

- HAMSCI RELEASES FIRST SOLAR ECLIPSE FINDINGS
- FCC ISSUES WARNINGS TO LAND OWNERS FOR SUPPORT OF RADIO PIRACY
- AMSAT-CA INCORPORATES, JOINS PROPOSED SATELLITE PROJECT
- AMATEUR RADIO IN SPACE MARKS 40 YEARS OF QSOS
- IRISH HAREC SYLLABUS AVAILABLE AS FREE DOWNLOAD
- DOCUMENT HELPS HAMS ADDRESS NEIGHBORS' RF SAFETY CONCERNS
- SEASONED SOTA OPERATOR TO SURVEY YL INTERESTS IN SUMMITS
- SCHOLARSHIP FUND FOR HAMS AND RADIO TECHNOLOGY TOPS $2.1 MILLION
- SPECIAL EVENT CELEBRATES NEW "WILLY WONKA" MOVIE
- NEW HAM STATION FOR INDIA'S CYCLONE-PRONE ISLAND REGION
- WRTC 2026 RELEASES LIMITED EDITION PADDLE
- WORLD OF DX
- MEET YL RAISA, R1BIG, INTERNATIONAL NEWSMAKER FOR THE YEAR 2023

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