August 8, 2020

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1111


Release Date: June 13, 2020

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

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Running Time: 1:25:41

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Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service:

  1. International Postal Service Disrupted
  2. ARRL Contest Program Issues Field Day 2020 Frequently Asked Questions
  3. New Section Manager Appointed in North Dakota in Wake of Resignation
  4. US Air Force MARS Announces Broadcasts from MARS Chief
  5. AO-73 Now in Full-Time Transponder Mode
  6. Youth Working Group in IARU Region 1 Inaugurates YOTA Online
  7. IARU Submits Paper on Increasing Noise from Digital Devices
  8. FCC Proposes Record $225 Million Fine For Massive Spoofed Robocalls
  9. FCC Issues Declaratory Ruling To Promote Broadcast Internet Services
  10. FCC Facilitates Wireless Infrastructure Upgrades For 5G Deployment
  11. FCC Proposes Modernizing Rules For Additional Millimeter Wave Spectrum Bands
  12. FCC Adopts Bidding Procedures For October’s $16 Billion Rural Broadband Auction
  13. ARRL Announces Updated Features on Contest Portal
  14. Deadline is June 15 for 2020 McGan Silver Antenna Award Nominations
  15. ARRL Volunteer Monitor Program Recognizes Good Operators
  16. 15 Canadian Student Built CubeSats to launch from 2021
  17. Free Online Training Draws Lots Of Attention In The U.K.
  18. Brand New Weekly Contest Is Now On The Air!
  19. Malicious Interference Plagues Chicago Police Department
  20. Hams In India provide communications assistance during deadly cyclone

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, this week Leo talks about using RAM Disks with today’s technology. And, breaks down the latest with 5G.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will teach us some Tower Climbing Vocabulary.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will cover “How To Pick A Field Operating Position”
  • 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 talks about how amateur radio fared at the 1938 Radio
    Conference, and how it affected amateur radio.
  • Classic RAIN: Classic Rain: Part Three of a three part talk conducted by QSO Today Host Eric Guth, 4Z1UG with amateur radio’s number one cheerleader, Gordon West, WB6NOA.

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