July 15, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1222

Release Date: July 30, 2022

Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week’s edition is anchored by Terry Saunders, N1KIN, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, 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. QST Now Offering a Column for Radio Clubs
  2. Hams at a Summits On The Air Event Help Prevent Major Forest Fire
  3. ARRL Field Day 2022 Contacts Rise to Over 1.2 Million
  4. 144/430 MHz bands to be used for PMR during 2024 Olympics In France in 2024
  5. Sommerkamp Memorial Activity On The Air
  6. Chinese Booster Rocket Tumbles Back To Earth: Non Zero Chance Of Hitting Populated Area
  7. Russia Planning To Pull Out Of The International Space Station
  8. NRAO To Launch Amateur Radio Learning Program For BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ Students With Support From ARDC
  9. Norway Now Offers APRS Mapping Service As A Motorist Resource
  10. ANATEL Brazil Proposes To Make LOTW Mandatory For License Upgrades
  11. Ben Henley KI4IGX, A Leader In Emergency Operations In Florida, Silent Key
  12. Fast Track To A Full License Is Now Available In The United Kingdom
  13. Belgian Amateurs Take Their QSO’s Up In The Air, Literally
  14. Australian Radio Club Adds Focus Group For Emergency Response Field Work
  15. Young Ladies International Special Event Gains Magazine Sponsorship
  16. FCC Chairwoman proposes United States broadband standards to increase to 100/20 megabits per second
  17. Registration is now open for NASA’s 2022 International Space Applications Challenge
  18. Scientists say that micro-meteoroid damage to the James Webb Telescope is not correctable
  19. The QSO Today Virtual Ham Exposition returns on September 17-18, 2022
  20. Amateur Radio to be showcased at the 2022 EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin
  21. Latest contest, conventions and hamfest listings
  22. Highland Amateur Radio Association in West Virginia Donates Radio History To A Museum
  23. Electrical engineers are on the brink of extinction
  24. ARRL Reports that the FCC is hiring a Telecommunications Specialis tfor its High Frequency Direction Finding Center
  25. Highland Amateur Radio Association in West Virginia Donates Radio History To A Museum
  26. Electrical engineers are on the brink of extinction
  27. UK RSGB Releases A Direct To Full Class License Track
  28. The 35th Annual Satellite Educators Association Conference
  29. Satan turns hard drive cable into antenna to defeat air-gapped security

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary. Sitting in for vacationing Leo Laporte this week in Mikah Sargent, who will explain why technology that you may find hard to use, is not your fault.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, puts aside his climbing belt to bring you Part Two of his six part series on creating a successful public service announcement that promotes your clubs hamfest or special event, and get it on the air on local broadcast outlets.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will take a long hard look at our amateur radio community.
  • Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL
  • The latest from Parks On The Air and Summits On The Air (June 2022 Report) with Vance Martin, N3VEM
  • Bill Continelli, W2XOY – The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of his summer series Amateur Radio History Headlines. This week Bill takes us back to read above the fold between 1952 and 1959 in amateur radio history.
  • The Rain Hamcast brings us Part Two of a talk given by Alan Thompson, W6WN, on setting up a radio neighborhood watch utilizing the General Mobile Radio Service and repeaters.

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