October 27, 2020

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This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1125

Release Date: September 19, 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: 1:20:16

Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1125

Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service:

  1. 5 MegaHertz Interoperability Channels Designated for Wildfires and Hurricane Sally Response
  2. International Radio Stations Now Restricted On TuneIn.com
  3. Radio Amateurs Of Canada Announces Its Annual General Meeting and Mini-Conference For 2020
  4. FCC Grants ARRL Rules Waiver Request for Fire Emergencies, Hurricanes
  5. Hurricane Watch Net Wraps Up Another Marathon Activation for Two Storms
  6. ARRL to Seek Changes in FCC Draft Decision on Amateur Nine Centimeter Band
  7. Analysis Determines We Are in Solar Cycle 25
  8. International Telecommunication Union Releases 2020 ITU Radio Regulations
  9. Update: Amateur Radio Exams are Not Going Away in Brazil After All
  10. Radar Technology At Millimeter Wavelengths Is Beginning To Show Promise
  11. Bill Sexton N1AN, Prominent Member Of New York MARS, SK
  12. Virtual Amateur Radio Club Meetings Are A Global Success, And The United Kingdom Is No Exception
  13. Visually Impaired Radio Amateur Net Expands Check-In Opportunities
  14. Amateurs in West Bengal India Reunite A Missing Man With His Family
  15. The ARRL Technical Service Award Is Conferred
  16. Hurricane Watch Net Is Tracking New Weather Systems

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will answer the question, is it safe to buy third-party lithium-ion batteries, and will attempt to describe Public Key Cryptography.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about the process of removing rusted bolts from antennas on your tower.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will describe “Yak Shaving”. What’s that? Well, that’s when you get side-tracked by multiple other tasks before completing what you originally set out to do.
  • 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 take a nostalgic look back at Olsen Electronics.

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