PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1091

This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1091

Release Date: January 25, 2020

Here is a summary of the news trending this week. This weeks edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Paul Kolacki, K2FX, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Running Time: 1:32:34

Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1091

Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service:

  1. American ISPs Fined $75,000 For Interfering With Airport’s Weather Radar By Stealing Spectrum
  2. AMSAT Says its GOLF-TEE Initiative Has Met a Major Milestone
  3. ITU Development Sector Publication Highlights Amateur Radio’s Role in Emergency Communication
  4. Spanish Radio Amateurs May Exchange Current Call Signs for Permanent 2 × 1 Call Signs
  5. ARES Volunteers Establish Plan B Communication Network in Puerto Rico
  6. ARISS Opens Window for ISS Ham Radio Contact Proposals on February 1st
  7. AT&T is Racing to Prevent a DIRECTV Satellite from Exploding After a Malfunction
  8. Barry Shelley, N1VXY, is ARRL Interim CEO
  9. Massachusetts Club Offers Support to Arecibo Observatory Following Earthquakes
  10. IARU Region 1 Youngsters On The Air Summer Camp 2020 Will Be in Croatia
  11. ARRL to Argue for Continued Access to 3-GHz Spectrum as FCC Sets Comment Deadlines
  12. United States Military Scammed By Antenna Manufacturer
  13. German Amateurs Are Granted Access To The 70mHz Band
  14. Higher Security Checks For New Amateur Licensees in Sweden Causing Delays
  15. SAQ Alexanderson Alternator 2019 Transmission Heard By More Than 400 Listeners
  16. Contest University will be at Dayton HamVention. Top Band & Contest Dinner Dates Announced
  17. WinLink Development Team Members Receive Awards
  18. The annual AM Rally Operating Event is coming up next weekend
  19. DX and Contesting News

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT – will talk about how pervasive the internet has become in our lives, and how to achieve secure email and messaging.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP – Coax Support on Towers
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB – Lessons That We Teach
  • Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL
  • Bill Continelli, W2XOY – Ancient Amateur Archives – History of Amateur Radio
  • Classic RAIN: Chris Rolinson G7DDN, “What is Real Ham Radio?”