Christopher Brault, KD8YVJ, Named 2020 Amateur Radio Newsline Young Ham of the Year -
18-year-old from Ohio is a contesting mentor and social media director for the Youth on the Air organization
NOAA: Expect More, Stronger and Longer-Lived Tropical Storms -
Updated prediction for 2020 hurricane season calls for 19-25 named storms, what the agency calls "one of the most active seasonal forecasts that NOAA has produced in its 22-year history of hurricane outlooks."
ARRL Board Approves New HF Band Plan - Many of the proposed changes will require FCC action on a variety of already-submitted proposals, including one calling for Technician Class voice privileges
on 80, 40, and 15 meters
Loss of Part of 9-Centimeter Band Now a Virtual Certainty- White House says path has been cleared for new 5G wireless band starting at 3.45 GHz
QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo a Success - Online hamfest drew 26,000 registrations and at least 14,000 people participated each day
RBN Gaining 15 New Nodes - The Reverse Beacon Network (RBN) will be adding 15 new nodes, using grants from the Yasme Foundation and Amateur Radio Digital Communications
WSPRing Waves - A new Weak Signal Propagation Reporter beacon has been deployed on board a marine buoy in the Pacific Ocean
Call Sign Changes Down Under - Australia is eliminating its 2x4 call sign format for Foundation Class licensees and allowing all hams to apply for 2x3 calls
AMSAT-DL Wants to Put a Ham Transponder on the Moon - German amateur satellite group has applied to include an amateur radio repeater on the European Space Agency's Large European Lander project
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