September 29, 2020

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This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1123

Release Date: September 5, 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, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS

Running Time: 1:22:04

Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1123

Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service:

  1. Solar Minimum Most Likely Occurred in December 2019
  2. Scouting’s Jamboree on the Air Set for October 16th thru the 18th
  3. First Element of ARISS Next Generation Radio System Installed and Operating on the Space Station
  4. FCC Proposes to Reinstate Amateur Radio Service Fees
  5. Hurricane Watch Net Logs More than 29 Hours of Continuous Operation for Laura
  6. Historic Winlink Gateway KH6SP Ceases Operation
  7. Launch of Satellites Carrying Ham Radio Payloads Postponed Again
  8. Amateur Radio News Shorts
  9. ARRL/TAPR Digital Communications Conference Is Virtual This Year
  10. Post Hurricane Laura, Louisiana Hams Focus On Safe Use Of Generators
  11. Vandals Break Into Australian Marine Distress Radio Service Building
  12. Long Island Amateurs Consider Virtual Version of Ham Radio University, Antique Radio Contest Virtual
  13. U-S Department of Education Challenges Student To Build CubeSats
  14. Steven Spielbergs Father, Arnold Spielberg, Becomes A Silent Key
  15. K1USN Radio Club Announces New Weekly Slow-Speed CW Contest
  16. Maine Radio Amateur Dies after Fall from Tower
  17. Air Force Research Laboratory Develops Method To Track Sporadic E
  18. International Amateur Radio Union Regions Form HF Digital Band Planning Review Committee

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about a new free VPN service on the net, Elon Musks Neuralink demonstartes a new brain / computer interface, and how an american teenager has written over 23,000 edits on the Scots WikiPedia.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about the arduous task of
    replacing the rotor on you tower.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, takes a look at contesting in a piece entitled
    “When You Run Into A Pounce”.
  • Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL
  • Bill Continelli, W2XOY – The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The
    Anicent Amateur Archives, this week, Bill will present the first of two parts of The History of Amateur Radio
    Repeaters.

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