September 29, 2020

This Week in Amateur Radio

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Podcast: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1120

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This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1120

Release Date: August 15, 2020

Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This weeks edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Pat Huba, N2WWW, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS

Running Time: 2:08:33

Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1120

Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service:

  1. Arecibo Observatory Reflector Dish Damaged after Cable Snaps
  2. US Department of Defense to Share 3450 to 3550 MegaHertz with 5G Commercial Operations
  3. ARRL Hires Paul Z. Gilbert, KE5ZW, as Director of Emergency Management
  4. Intrepid-DX Group Announces Winners of Youth Dream Rig Essay Contest
  5. QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo to Become Twice Yearly Event
  6. Police Still Investigating Disappearance Of Radio Amateur and Friend
  7. ARRL Board Confers Awards
  8. College Campus Radio Clubs Face an Altered Fall Landscape
  9. Russia-Ukraine Radio War H-F Radars are Most Frequently Reported Ham Band Intrusions
  10. Hams in Southern India Provide Aid Following Monsoons
  11. Wireless Power Distribution Efforts Are Explored In New Zealand
  12. UK Exams Booked Through September – Swiss Amateur Radio Group Offers Recruitment Incentives
  13. Upcoming Portable Operations Contest Proposes To Level The Playing Field
  14. Nomination Of FCC Commissioner Is Pulled By The White House
  15. International Amateur Radio Union Announces HF Digital Mode Band Plan Review

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will tell you how to get better lighting in your shack for your next Zoom meeting or teleconference, and will talk about the passing of a little knows legend in the tech world, Francis Allen.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about climbing for family, or for other hams, and what you should do before you start that climb.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, asks, How much do you really know about your radio?
  • 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 will introduce you to the Patron Saint of Amateur Radio….In
    fact the Patron Saint of All Telecommunications, Saint Maximillion Kolby, SP3RN.
  • Classic RAIN: Eric Guth, (QSO Today) 4Z1UG, Interviews Riley Hollingsworth, K4ZDH.

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