September 29, 2020

This Week in Amateur Radio

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This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1122

Release Date: August 29, 2020

Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week’s edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Michelle Bradley, KU3N, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS

Running Time: 1:24:01

Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1122

Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service:

  1. Candidates Set for 2020 ARRL Division Elections
  2. FCC Releases Proposal For New Filing Fee Structure – New Fees For Amateur Radio
  3. Board of Directors Elects New ARRL Chief Executive Officer David Minster, NA2AA
  4. ARRL Seeks National Club Coordinator
  5. Amateur Radio Volunteers Ready as Deadly Hurricane Laura Makes Landfall
  6. FCC Grants Temporary Waiver to Permit PACTOR 4 for Emergency Communications
  7. NASA’s THEMIS Mission Investigates Aurora Mysteries
  8. Ham Astronauts to Crew Boeing, SpaceX Commercial Missions for NASA
  9. Storm Derecho Takes Down 1,200 Feet of Tower and 35 Yagis At A Popular Contest Station
  10. German Amateur Operator Vacationing In Greece Accused Of Espionage
  11. Amateur Radio Special Event Held During The Indianapolis 500 Race
  12. The UK Bletchley Park Trust Code Breakers Is In A Financial Crisis
  13. Hurricane Watch Net Logs More than 29 Hours of Continuous Operation for Laura

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will answer that universal question, “Why does my wi-fi suck so bad?”
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will cover the safety procedure
    “Lockout / Tagout”, before you make that climb up the tower.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will tell you what comes next after you channel your RTTY..
  • Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL
  • Bill Continelli, W2XOY – The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The
    Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill will look at the state of amateur radio in the year 1980, covering the new bands we obtained at the Geneva Conference.

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