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  1. - HISTORIC SPACE LAUNCH FROM U.S. SOIL
    - STUDENTS COMPETE IN CROSS-CONTINENT SPACE RACE
    - HAM IN UTAH SUMMONS RESCUERS TO MINIVAN IN RIVER
    - NEW YORK AMATEURS GIVE 24,447 ON-AIR 'THANK YOUS'
    - RECORD-SETTING CONTACT ON UHF FOR POLAND, CAPE VERDE ISLANDS
    - IRISH HAM GROUP ISSUES WORLDWIDE CHALLENGE
    - NETS OF NOTE: INFORMATION AS AN AGENT OF HEALING
    - SILENT KEY: CALIFORNIA'S WILLIAM MAHNCKE KB6QEX
    - TEMPORARY WAIVERS GRANTED FOR FIELD DAY HOME STATIONS
    - WORLD OF DX
    - BOUNCING BACKWARDS ON KANGAROO ISLAND

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  2. - HYTERA'S U. S. SUBSIDIARY FILES FOR BANKRUPTCY PROTECTION
    - SLOW-SCAN TV ASSISTS FAMILIES AFTER INDIAN CYCLONE
    - RUSSIAN SATELLITE ENABLES RECORD-SETTING QSO
    - HAMFEST INDIA CANCELS NOVEMBER EVENT
    - MORE AMATEUR ACTIVITIES SWITCH TO VIRTUAL EVENTS
    - VIRTUAL TEAMS TAKE ON 100WAW TUNE-UP
    - LI CW CLUB LAUNCHES YL-ONLY CODE CLASS
    - HAMS REPORT FIRST CONTACT ON FT8 USING MOONBOUNCE
    - UK TESTING ROLLS OUT AUTOMATED RESERVATIONS
    - COUNTDOWN FOR YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR
    - MICROWAVE SIGNAL TRACED TO MASSIVE BLACK HOLE
    - RSGB SEEKS INTERFERENCE REPORTS FROM AMATEURS
    - COURT OKS SALVAGE OF TITANIC'S TELEGRAPH STATION
    - WORLD OF DX
    - MOUNTAINTOP MEMORIES FOR COLORADO AMATEUR

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  3. - ATLANTIC HURRICANE SEASON SEEN AS MORE ACTIVE
    - INDIAN AMATEURS PREP FOR MONSOON SEASON
    - FLORIDA HAMS READY FOR HISTORIC LAUNCH OF U.S. ASTRONAUTS
    - HAM SENDS MICROWAVE-BEAM EXPERIMENT INTO SPACE
    - HAM HOLIDAY CONFERENCE GOES ONLINE, HAMCON 2020 CANCELLED
    - RSGB SEEKS INTERFERENCE REPORTS FROM AMATEURS
    - NETWORK RENEWS 'LAST MAN STANDING' FOR 3RD SEASON ON FOX
    - DEADLINE IS HERE FOR YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR NOMINATIONS
    - AUSTRALIA'S AMATEURS ASKED TO SHARE VIEWS ON 60M USE
    - COLLINS AND L3HARRIS SHARE $203M ARMY RADIO CONTRACT
    - CQ MAGAZINE GIVES RADIO AMATEURS TOP HONORS
    - SILENT KEY: THERESA MARIE KORN K7JGU
    - SILENT KEY: WEATHER-WATCHER HERB SCHOENBOHM KV4FZ
    - WORLD OF DX
    - A NET GAIN FOR YOUNG NEW ZEALAND AMATEUR

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  4. - TOWERS AROUND THE WORLD UNDER ASSAULT
    - FOR THESE HAMS, ASTRONOMY MEETS AMATEUR RADIO
    - STUDY EXPLORES WAYS TO BROADEN SIGNAL DETECTION
    - RADIO FRIENDSHIP REKINDLED FROM CANADA TO AUSTRALIA
    - SILENT KEY: PORTUGAL'S PEDRO CARVALHO CT1DBS
    - YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR LENDS HELPING HAND
    - YOTA SUMMER CAMP CANCELLED BUT OTHER EVENTS CONTINUE
    - HAMS IN AUSTRALIA MARK WORLD TELECOMMUNICATION AND INFO SOCIETY DAY
    - 'DAY OF THE YLs' CONTEST GEARS UP FOR LATE MAY
    - MAKING A CONTACT WITH HUSKY-SAT 1
    - WORLD OF DX
    - CALIFORNIA HAMS PUT 'SOCIAL' BACK INTO 'SOCIAL DISTANCING'

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  5. - LICENSE TEST IN LOCKDOWN GETS CREATIVE IN NORWAY
    - MUSEUM SHIPS WEEKEND CANCELLED
    - HAM-COM CANCELLED; IOTA AND MICROHAMS GOING FORWARD
    - TRAPPED MAN RESCUED FROM AMATEUR RADIO TOWER
    - FIRST ARISS CONTACT WITH MULTIPOINT TELEBRIDGE
    - FCC ADOPTS NEW SEAL TO PREP FOR RELOCATION
    - NEWSLINE SEEKS 'YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR' FOR 2020
    - EXPANDED 6M ACCESS IN GERMANY
    - SPACE AGENCIES ANNOUNCE GLOBAL HACKATHON
    - FCC OKs UNLICENSED OPERATIONS ON 6GHz BAND
    - NEW ZEALAND YL GROUP STRUGGLING TO SURVIVE
    - WORLD OF DX
    - FROM A QUICK CONTACT TO AN ENDURING ONE

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  6. - AUSTRALIA AMATEUR, FRIEND DISAPPEAR ON CAMPING TRIP
    - VENTILATOR DESIGN STILL EYES AGENCY APPROVAL
    - SURGE IN CANDIDATES FOR FOUNDATION ONLINE COURSES
    - AMATEUR TAKES AUSTRALIA'S FIRST ONLINE EXAM
    - SILENT KEY: LIMARC MAINSTAY DICK KNADLE K2RIW
    - CLOSE ENCOUNTER OF THE MILITARY KIND
    - FINAL WEEKS TO NOMINATE YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR
    - AWARD RECOGNIZES SATELLITE OPERATORS' ACHIEVEMENTS
    - HAMS COACH CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS ON USE OF GMRS
    - SOME HAM RADIO ACTIVITIES ARE STILL GOING ON
    - LIGHTHOUSE ACTIVATIONS READY TO HAPPEN IN AUGUST
    - KICKER: CANADIAN AMATEUR FINDS A 'ZOMBIE' IN THE SKY

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  7. - LOCKDOWN GETS CREATIVE FOR SOTA OPERATORS
    - QUARANTINE INSPIRES NEW CERTIFICATE FOR UK HAMS
    - HAMS IN INDIA AID STRANDED CANCER PATIENTS
    - RADIO OUTREACH PUTS MORE HAMS ON THE AIR
    - NEW D-STAR NET STARTS UP IN AUSTRALIA
    - FCC APPROVES 5G USE OF 'L-BAND' FREQUENCIES
    - NEWSLINE'S YHOTY SEARCH CONTINUES
    - SILENT KEY: MICHIGAN RADIO MAINSTAY JOHN MC DONOUGH WB8RCR
    - LEGENDARY RADIO CAROLINE FOUNDER DIES
    - CROSS-ATLANTIC TRIP FOR TROPO
    - SIMPLEX FM NET EXPANDING IN PENNSYLVANIA
    - WORLD OF DX
    - MOVIE MAGIC IN A STORY STARRING AMATEUR RADIO

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    The following is the short film referenced in the final story for this week:

    After repairing his HAM radio using parts found in the forest, a recluse radio operator receives a distress call from a stranded Soviet cosmonaut in orbit.

  8. - HAM RADIO FRIEDRICHSHAFEN IS CANCELLED
    - AMATEURS ASSIST DURING ALABAMA STORMS
    - NY HAMS PREPARE A RADIO THANK-YOU TO PANDEMIC HEROES
    - ARMED FORCES DAY CROSSBAND TEST CANCELLED
    - YOTA REGION 2 SUMMER CAMP CANCELLED
    - FCC TO ACT ON FUTURE OF 6 GHz BAND
    - TOWERS DESTROYED BY FIRE IN NETHERLANDS
    - IN SEARCH OF NEWSLINE'S YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR
    - NEW HAM ON BOARD THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION
    - AUSTRALIAN CALL SIGN SUFFIX PROPOSAL UNDER REVIEW
    - WIA POLL SEEKS INPUT ON FOUNDATION LICENCE SYLLABUS
    - SPACE STATION 'STORY TIME' TELLS A HAM RADIO TALE
    - NEW DIRECTOR FOR CQ WPX CONTESTS
    - WORLD OF DX
    - PLANNING FOR THE MOST "DX" OF THE DXPEDITIONS

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  9. - CALIFORNIA HAM SAVED BY THE SAFETY NET
    - NETS PROVIDE WELLNESS, FRIENDSHIP CHECKS DURING PANDEMIC
    - WEST BENGAL HAMS SAFEGUARDING PUBLIC HEALTH
    - NEW ZEALAND MEMORIAL MARATHON RETURNS
    - NEWSLINE'S CLUB TO ACTIVATE WA6ITF TO SUPPORT QSO PARTY
    - STILL TIME TO NOMINATE YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR
    - DURING PANDEMIC, A GESTURE OF CONCERN
    - SILENT KEY: DXer, CONTESTER JIM McCOBB K1LU
    - BRITISH LICENCE CANDIDATES PREP FOR ONLINE TESTING
    - CALIFORNIA AMATEUR MAKING 2ND BID FOR STATE OFFICE
    - WORLD OF DX
    - WITH HAM RADIO, YOU'RE NEVER ALONE

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  10. - 'VIRTUAL TESTING' DAWNS FOR LICENSES AMID PANDEMIC
    - SOCIAL-MEDIA MENTORIING IN INDIA FOR HAM HOPEFULS
    - ANSWERING THE QRZ OF A 'Z M' CONTACT IN NEW ZEALAND
    - SEA-PAC CANCELLED IN OREGON
    - LIGHTHOUSE WEEKEND ACCEPTING REGISTRATIONS FOR LATE-SUMMER EVENT
    - YLS CHOSEN FOR LEADERSHIP SPOTS IN BRAZIL
    - IN SEARCH OF YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR FOR 2020
    - END OF ORBIT FOR VENEZUELAN TELECOMMUNICATIONS SATELLITE
    - MARKING WORLD AMATEUR RADIO DAY, EVEN WITHOUT HF
    - SILENT KEY: FORMER DXCC ADMINISTRATOR DON SEARCH W3AZD
    - WORLD OF DX
    - APRIL FOOL'S - IT'S PIERRE PULLINMYLEG

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