PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1088

Release Date: January 4, 2020

Here is a summary of the news trending this week. This weeks edition is anchored by Here is a summary of the news trending this week. This weeks edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Rich Larence, KB2MOB, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Paul Kolacki, K2FX, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Running Time: 1:09:51

Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1088

Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service:

  1. Volunteer Monitor Program Coordinator Looking Forward to a Positive 2020
  2. CW ops to Celebrate 10th Anniversary with January QSO Party
  3. Two Solar Cycle 25 Sunspots Appear
  4. Cuba achieves 99% pass rate in ham radio exams
  5. Mentally Handicapped man reunited with family, thanks to Ham radio operators
  6. Computer Bulletin Board System Co-Inventor Randy Suess, ex-WB9GPM, SK
  7. New 70-Centimeter Tropo Contact Record Claimed
  8. Yahoo Groups Shutdown has Ham Radio Interest Groups Seeking to Save Content
  9. Texas Scout Leaders Promote Amateur Radio as a Communication Resource
  10. IARU Region 1 Monitoring Service Coordinator DK2OM Receives IARU Diamond Award
  11. New England Radio Amateur Hosts Video on Tower Safety
  12. MIT Radio Society W1MX Announces January Lecture Series on Everything Radio
  13. W1AW to be on the Air for Winter Field Day
  14. Radio Amateurs of Canada Announces a New Section
  15. Over The Horizon Radars continue to cause widespread interference on the forty meter band
  16. New Section Manager will take over in North Carolina on April first
  17. Contest University, held during the Dayton HamVention, is now accepting student applications
  18. Neighbors try to block an amateurs antenna tower project in Massachusetts
  19. Discussion on the newly revised ARRL CW Proficency Award

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT – Windows Vulnerablities, Moores Law
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP – Tower Climbing and Sports Gear
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB – What Does AR Mean To You?
  • Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL
  • Bill Continelli, W2XOY – Ancient Amateur Archives – History of Amateur Radio

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