May 25, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1221

Release Date: July 23, 2022

Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week’s edition is anchored by Terry Saunders, N1KIN, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Approximate Running Time: 1:53:12

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Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

  1. FCC Hiring for Telecommunications Specialist
  2. ARRL Seeking Public Relations & Outreach Manager
  3. QST Is Now Offering A Column For Clubs
  4. ARRL Club Grant Program Update
  5. FCC Chairwoman Proposes US Broadband Standards Increase To 100 Mbps Down, 20 Mbps Up
  6. ARRL New England Representatives Hit The Road For Field Day 2022
  7. Call for Papers For The 40th AMSAT Space Symposium
  8. Registration Open For NASA’s 2022 International Space Apps Challenge
  9. The QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo Returns September 17 -18, 2022
  10. The CW Operators’ Club Reports That Their Spring 2022 CW Academy Program Is Complete
  11. Amateur Satellite Project In Spain Receives A Grant
  12. Scientists Say Micro-Metoroid Damage To James Webb Telescope Is Not Correctable
  13. Young Teammates From The Youth Dx Adventure Set New Record
  14. ARDC Grant Will Help Expand WinLink Network Serving Alabama
  15. The Amateur Population In Australia Is Declining
  16. Solar Cells Produced By US Labs Tops Efficiency Records
  17. Police In Texas Seize Transceiver For Interfering With Police Transmissions
  18. Satellite Project To Develop Better Propagation Forecasting Is Moving Ahead
  19. Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend Is Coming Up Soon
  20. Junior Wireless Club Mentors Teen Radio Enthusiasts
  21. ARRL and TAPR Digital Communications Conference Returns in September 2022
  22. FCC Rolls Out Affordable Connectivity Program To Replace Emergency Broadband Benefit
  23. Geochron Atlas 2 4K World Clock Donated to ARRL Headquarters Station W1AW
  24. Amateur Radio To Be Showcased At 2022 EAA AirVenture In Oshkosh, Wisconsin
  25. Highland Amateur Radio Association In West Virginia Donates Radio History
  26. Dublin Maker Festival and The Dublin Amateur Radio Club Special Event
  27. Australia: Number of new radio hams declines – WIA prepares for IARU WRC-23
  28. Interference causes EV makers to drop AM radio instead of controlling on board EMI
  29. The recently released and praised biographical film ‘Explorer’ has CW message
  30. Belgium Radio hams to operate from hot air balloon
  31. Earth Moon Earth DXpedition to Angol
  32. Iceland Society IRA provides practical training for new radio hams
  33. DARPA satellites to monitor Ionosphere
  34. Upcoming Contests, Conventions and Hamfests.
  35. US House passes Spectrum Coordination Act but NTIA and the FCC are already cooperating
  36. AT&T asks the FCC for two experimental licenses for 6G (yes 6g that’s not a typo)

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will get us up to speed by demystifying the alphabet soup regarding the purchasing of a new TV or monitor for your shack.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will have part one of his six part series on how to write, produce, and submit a successful public service announcement to local broadcasters to promote your upcoming hamfest or club special event.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, says that there is “Much Ado About…”
  • Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL
  • The latest from Parks On The Air and Summits On The Air with Vance Martin, N3VEM, the June 2022 report.
  • Bill Continelli, W2XOY – The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of his summer series entitled “Amateur Radio History Headlines”. This week, Bill takes us through the amateur radio headlines as he finishes up the 1940’s and looks at the beginning of the 1950’s.

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