This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1121
Release Date: August 22, 2020
Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week’s 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: 1:08:47
Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1121
Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service:
- New Contest for Portable Stations to Debut in October, Promises To Level The Playing Field
- Rene Fonseca, NP3O, Elected as Puerto Rico Section Manager, Other Section Managers Announced
- Enthusiasm Undimmed for International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend
- James Armstrong, NV6W, Named Santa Clara Valley Section Manager
- Shorter Call Signs Popular with Australian Foundation Licensees
- Technology and Technique Making Ham Radio Testing Possible During Pandemic
- International Amateur Radio Union Announces HF Digital Mode Band Plan Review
- Retrospective: Amateur Radio Stood Ready for Isaias Throughout Storm’s East Coast Visit
- New Smartphone App Can Identify Unknown Data Modes
- Intrepid DX Group Announces Winners of Youth Dream Rig Essay Contest
- The Arecibo Observatory Assesses The Damage To Its Antenna System
- Nominees Are Sought For The Canadian Amateur Radio Hall of Fame
- Illinois Amateur Pleads Guilty To Porn Charges
- Court of Appeals Upholds Federal Communications Commission Exemption For Wireless Carriers
- DX News
- Satellite News from AMSAT
- Weekly Propagation Forecast
Plus these Special Features This Week:
- Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will answer the question, “What is a GPU” and why do we have graphics cards, and will take a look at the current state of Robo-Calls and SPAM.
- Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
- Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP. Greg will tell you how to be successful
at tower mounted electronics.
- Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will be “Channeling RTTY”
- 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 state of amateur radio, in the year, 1978, and also talks about a few things that were banned by the FCC that year.
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