October 27, 2020

This Week in Amateur Radio

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This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1129

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This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1129

Release Date: October 17, 2020

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

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS

Running Time: 1:22:53

Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1129

Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service:

  1. Amateur Radio AMPRnet TCP/IP Addresses Raised $108 Million
  2. Amateur Radio Tribute To Guitar Virtuoso Eddie Van Halen
  3. IARU Administrative Council Addresses Wide-Ranging Agenda in Virtual Meeting
  4. Bob Buus, W2OD, Appointed as Northern New Jersey Section Manager
  5. ARRL Files Comments in Orbital Debris Mitigation Proceeding
  6. Giving Back To The Birthplace Of The Computer – Facebook Donates To Keep Bletchley Park Open To All
  7. Multiple Balloons Carrying Ham Radio Payloads Launched
  8. ARRL Learning Network Webinars Scheduled
  9. While FCC Plans to Delete 3.5 GigaHertz Band, Canadian Privileges Will Remain
  10. Recording Industry Pioneer, Elektra Records Founder, Jac Holzman, ex-K2VEH, Marks a Milestone
  11. Man Arrested In Colorado On Murder Charges Is An Amateur
  12. Amateurs Prepare To Communicate With A Hawaiian Research Satellite
  13. ARES Academy Begins Virtual Classes, While Belgiums Regulator Calls A Halt To Amateur Radio Exams
  14. The Alexanderson Alternator Will Be Transmitting To Mark United Nations Day
  15. ARRL Auction Is Up And Running This Weekend.
  16. Florida ARES Group Publishes After Action Book
  17. ARRL School Culb Round Up Contest Is On The Air This Weekend
  18. FCC Orders Amateur Access To 3.5 gigahertz To Sunset

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about setting up virtualization on a Mac Book to run other operating systems, and takes a tongue-in-cheek look at how Google just doesn’t care.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about how to design an antenna mount for small towers.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will show you how you have an ionospheric monitoring service in you shack.
  • 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 continues his looking into amateur radios Fallen Flags with an in depth look at the Hammerlund Radio Corporation.

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