PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #969

This Week in Amateur Radio #969

Week of September 23, 2017

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Running Time: 1:11:09

Here is a summary of the news trending this week. September 23, 2017.This weeks edition is anchored by, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, and Jessica Bowen, KB2VWX.

Produced and edited (and a little anchoring too) by W2XBS.

Trending stories in this weeks bulletin service:

1. Not All Intruders on the Ham Bands are Illegal, But a Lot of Them Are
2. Reports of Hurricane Devastation on Dominica Relayed by Amateur Radio, Picked up by Media
3. Rockwell Collins to be Sold to United Technologies
4. MCM Electronics Shutters Two Plants, Announces Merger with Newark element 14
5. IARU Administrative Council Considers New Radio Spectrum Pollution Threat
6. Hurricane Redux: Amateur Radio Community Fires Up for Maria
7. Amateur Radio Emergency Net Active in Wake of Earthquake in Central Mexico
8. Hurricane Watch Net, VoIP Hurricane Net, WX4NHC Stand Down from Maria Activations
9. JOTA 2017 Organizers Urge Scout Stations to Register Now
10. MetLife Buys Site of FCC’s Future Home
11. Caribbean Emergency Weather Network Handling High Volume of Post-Storm Traffic
12. HamSCI Presents Initial Eclipse Results at ARRL-TAPR Digital Communications Conference
13. Two radio amateurs are among the new crew on the International Space Station
14. The FCC opens 630 and 2200 meter bands, stations must notify UTC before operating.
15. When will the Voyager missions stop calling home?

Plus these Special Features This Week:

Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT,
Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO
Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB
RAIN: Interview with Rich Mosseson, W2VU editor of CQ Magazine (Part One)
Weekly Propagation Forecast Report

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