August 13, 2020

This Week in Amateur Radio

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PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1113


This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1113

Release Date: June 27, 2020

Here is a summary of the news trending this week. This weeks 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: 1:22:56

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Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service:

  1. Rescued Radio Amateur Says, Ham Radio Saved My Life
  2. Vanuatu Special Event will Celebrate 40th Anniversary of Independence
  3. FCC Orders Shut Down Of Radio Station Run by Chinese Propaganda Outlet
  4. Registration Open, Plans Firming Up for ARRL-TAPR Digital Communications Conference
  5. ARRL Foundation Awards Grant to Open Research Institute
  6. WSJT-X 2.2.2 Update Released for Field Day
  7. ARRL Seeks Vintage DX Logs for Archive
  8. ARRL to Hold National Convention at Orlando HamCation in February 2021
  9. Balloon Launched by Popular Web Show Host Completes Second Circumnavigation of The World
  10. Bell Labs Proves Existence Of Dark Suckers
  11. QSO Today To Host The First Virtual Ham Expo This August
  12. New Video Explains the Mission and Purpose of the International Amateur Radio Union
  13. ARISS Volunteer Tony Hutchison, VK5ZAI, Named Member of the Order of Australia
  14. SAQ Announces Annual Alexanderson Day Transmission
  15. Registration now available for RAC Advanced Course During Summer 2020
  16. ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR, Issues Field Day 2020 Statement
  17. Dayton Hamvention Announces New Chair, Assistant Chair for 2021 Show
  18. Researchers In Tropical Areas Find Power In Humidity
  19. Hams In Norway and Australia Looking For A Magazine Editor
  20. Yet More Amateur Radio Events are Moving To Video Platforms On-Line
  21. Virginia Air & Space Center Ends Relationship with Ham Radio
  22. Illinois Section Manager Steps Down, New Section Manager Appointed
  23. MARS Announces HF Skills Exercise

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will answer that eternal question, “Why Does My Wi-Fi Suck So Bad?”
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, talks about maintaining those
    tower guy wires.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, asks, What if You WSPR and Nobody Hears You?
  • 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 the Radio Amateur During World War Two and
    The War Emergency Radio Service.
  • Classic RAIN: Classic Rain: Field Day…A Humorous Look.

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