January 31, 2023

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1225

Release Date: August 20, 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, 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: 1:37:23

Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1225

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

  1. Simultaneous APRS and Voice Repeater Operations On Board The International Space Station
  2. Young Amateurs Radio Club To Host Inaugural Special Event
  3. Volunteer Monitor Program Report For July 2022
  4. Upcoming 2022 ARRL Simulated Emergency Test: Consider Running It Under the Incident Command System
  5. HAARP To Host Open House At Alaska Facility
  6. ARRL Welcomes Director of Information Technology
  7. Rice University In Houston, Texas, Is Offering A New Class, Entitled Physics Of Ham Radio
  8. Court Rules FCC Is Allowed To Reassign 5.9 GigaHertz Bandwidth, Effectively Killing V2X
  9. Amateur Radio Publications In Finland Will Be Going Digital
  10. Wisconsin Amateur Celebrates A Century Of Challenges
  11. Researchers Discover The Key To Making Capacitors Smaller
  12. Fierce Telecom Says The FCC Idea For New Broadband Minimums Already Obsolete
  13. Study Of Arecibo Telescope Collapse Focuses On Cables and Sockets
  14. MFJ Enterprises celebrates its 50th anniversary
  15. Russian space debris squalls are really gumming up the works for Space X and Starlink
  16. An amateur radio club in Pennsylvania hits its tenth anniversary aboard the Mars Rover
  17. Amateur operators in sections of France hosting the 2024 Olympics are told to share a few VHF/UHF bands
  18. International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend 2022 is underway this weekend
  19. Brooklyn New York Wireless microphone marketer faces hefty fine from the FCC
  20. Ham Radio for Papua New Guinea – Something new.
  21. BBC TV feature 8-year-old’s amateur radio contact with the space station…and it goes viral
  22. VERON sponsored Bicycle Mobile competition at ham radio event in the Netherlands
  23. Algerian broadcaster Télédiffusion d’Algerie has been causing interference to the 21 MegaHertz to radio amateurs
  24. Video streaming revolution stretches TV generation gap
  25. Cell phone charger interference audio demonstration

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will bring us up to date on all the latest news in the world of science and technology, and he will take a quick look at what a time traveler from the 1950’s would think about todays technology.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, this week Greg puts aside his tools and climbing belt for Part Five of his six part series at composing and successfully submitting a public service announcement to local broadcast media, to promote your upcoming hamfest or club special event to the public.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will take a close up look at the amateur radio code, past and present.
  • Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL
  • The latest from Parks On The Air and Summits On The Air (May 2022 Report) with Vance Martin, N3VEM
  • Bill Continelli, W2XOY – The History of Amateur Radio. This week Bill returns with another edition of his summer series entitled, Amateur Radio History Headlines. This week, Bill takes a look above the fold for what made amateur headlines during the early 1970’s.

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