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CQ Newsroom stories include:
BBC Brings Back Shortwave for Ukraine – The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is reviving its European shortwave service in order to provide news and information to listeners in Ukraine who may be cut off from internet service but have access to portable shortwave receivers
Cluster Spots From Warring European Nations/Regions Blocked – DX Summit has announced that it is blocking posts from all countries and regions involved in the current war in Ukraine, partially at the request of the Ukrainian government and partially of its own accord
Ham Radio in Ukraine Shut Down in Face of Russian Invasion – 30-day ban began February 24; could be extended
ARRL Seeks Ham Exemption from New Forest Service Fees – Repeater on Forest Service land could be hit with $1400 annual fees in addition to rent already paid
3Y0J Bouvet DXpedition Shaping Up for Next January – Group sets January 6, 2023 as departure date for 44-day voyage, slated to include 22 days on #2 most-wanted DX entity
Plans Firming Up for Solo DXpedition to Crozet – Third on the most-wanted list is Crozet; F6CUK plans to arrive around Christmas of 2022
Paging Arnold Schwarzenegger… Self-described “heretic” solar researchers say timing of “termination event” formally ending Cycle 24 points to better-than-predicted conditions during Cycle 25
Having a Blast on the Sun! – The largest solar flare ever observed in a single image together with the full disc of the sun was photographed February 15 by the NASA/ESA Solar Orbiter spacecraft
Milestones: Heil Sound Sold to Employees – CEO Ash Levitt and Operations Director Steve Warford are microphone company’s new owners
ARRL Board Elects New Treasurer, Re-Elects Other Officers – John R. Sager, WJ7S, succeeds Rick Niswander, K7GM, who had previously announced that he would not seek another term
Supply Chain Issues Prompt Amateur Satellite Delay – AMSAT has withdrawn its GOLF-TEE satellite from the manifest for NASA’s ELaNa-46 educational satellite launch mission
Ham Charged With Reporting False Emergencies, Making On-Air Threats – Pennsylvania amateur accused of falsely reporting weather emergencies, threatening to harm fellow hams and bomb public buildings
Details on these stories and more are online in the CQ Newsroom at:
CQ’s March issue coming soon!
  • A Holiday DXpedition to Kenya
  • SOTA From the Top of the Western Hemisphere
  • Results: 2021 CQWW RTTY DX Contest
  • HF Activities for Techs
  • The NinoTNC and Old-School Packet
  • Profile: Southwest Ohio DX Association
April issue sneak preview
  • SSB Results: 2021 CQWW DX Contest
  • Who Really Invented Morse Code?
  • Professor Heisseluft
  • CAD Simulation of Choke Baluns
  • Automatic Battery Discharge Tester
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Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Officer

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