January 31, 2023

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1223

Release Date: August 6, 2022

This Week in Amateur Radio #1223 Podcast

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, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB,
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: 1:41:55

Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1223

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

  1. Radio Amateurs of Canada Announces Two New Bands For Canadian Amateurs
  2. New Zealand Opens The Six Gigahertz Band For WLAN Use
  3. Amateur Radio Digital Communications Grants $99,915 Euros to Finnish Ham Radio Club
  4. ARDC Grant Will Allow the Sangamon Valley Radio Club To Sponsor Radio Orienteering Activities
  5. FCC Chairwoman Rosenworcel Applauds Introduction of Net Neutrality Legislation
  6. Nathaniel Frissel, at University of Scranton Awarded NSF Grant For Ionospheric Research
  7. New ARRL Radio Lab Station, W1HQ, Inspires Innovation in the Ham Shack
  8. Hams Radio Operators Support American Red Cross in Kentucky Flood Response
  9. Young Amateurs Radio Club to Host Inaugural Special Event
  10. ARRL New England Division Helps FEMA Test Message Distribution
  11. Hi-Z Antennas Will Now Be Manufactured By DX Engineering
  12. Polish Amateur Radio Union Invites All Amateurs To Participate In Special Event
  13. Amateur Radio Provided Communications For The Ironman Lake Placid Triathlon
  14. Electronics Marketer In New York Faces Nearly $700,000 Fine From The FCC
  15. International Friendship Is Encouraged By The ALARA Contest
  16. Worlds Largest Teapot Brews Up A Unique Special Event Station
  17. In-Person Hamfest In India Finally Returns After Three Years Of Being Postponed
  18. Phoenix UK and DV Scotland Have Merged Their DMR Networks
  19. Satellite Built By Indian Schoolgirls To Launch With 75 Experiments
  20. A Cross Country Ski Trip Is Planned In The Victorian Alps To Warm Up The Bands
  21. Hams on Summits On The Air Event Help Prevent Major Forest Fire
  22. Denmark’s Regulator EDR notes lack of availability of training
  23. Earth just had its shortest day in decades, and it seems to be spinning faster
  24. Spaceweather and the Propagation Horoscope
  25. Austria: International Youth Day On The Air is out of the ordinary
  26. Underwater eruption cutting off communications in Tonga proved continuing importance of shortwave radio
  27. Radio broadcasting still crucial in Sarawak Borneo
  28. Upcoming conventions and HamFest listing
  29. QST now offering a column for radio clubs
  30. ARRL Field Day 2022 contacts rise to over 1.2 million
  31. Russia posturing to pull out of the International Space Station

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT. Leo returns after catching Covid on his vacation, and will spend his segment this week talking about the past and future of technology.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, puts aside his tools and climbing belt for Part Three of his series on composing a successful Public Service Announcement to promote your upcoming hamfest or special club event, and getting it on the air on local broadcast outlets.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, wants to know, what’s with the repeater offset again?
  • 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. returns with another edition of his summer series, Amateur Radio History Headlines. This week Bill takes us on a tour of the headlines above the fold during the years 1958 thru 1962.

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