December 1, 2023

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1226

Release Date: August 27, 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: 1:39:17

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Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

  1. ARRL 2021 Annual Report Now Available to Download
  2. ARRL Is Preparing For The Upcoming World Radio Conference 2023
  3. Radio Amateur & Inventor Secures Patent On Invisibility Cloak Detection
  4. Announcing The QRZ New Ham Jumpstart Program
  5. Races for Director and Vice Director Set in ARRL Southeastern Division
  6. Masonic Lodges on the Air Event to Take Place on September 24, 2022
  7. National POW and MIA Recognition Day 2022 Is Coming Up
  8. JOTA-JOTI 2022 Is Set For October 14th thru the 18th, 2022
  9. Ohio Amateur Radio Emergency Service Dry-Run Exercise For The Perry Nuclear Power Plant
  10. Record Attendance At The Huntsville Hamfest
  11. Experts Say US Emergency Broadcast System Is Vulnerable To Cyber Attack
  12. California Amateur Claims Top Honors For His Film Documentary
  13. Students In Romania Return From A Successful Four Day Summits On The Air Expedition
  14. Amateurs In India Mark The Nations 75th Year Of independence
  15. 9-11 Special Event Marks The 21st Anniversary Of The Terrorist Attacks
  16. Here Comes The Scratchin’ Post QSO Party
  17. Simultaneous APRS and Voice Repeater operations are now possible from the International Space Station
  18. The ARRL has hired a new Director of Information Technology
  19. The FCC idea for implementing new broadband speed minimums are already obsolete, according to press reports
  20. A study of the remains of the collapsed Arecibo Telescope focuses on cables and sockets
  21. The Radio Society of Great Britain Transatlantic Centenary Tests Are Coming Up
  22. AMSAT-EA Satellites To Launch In September
  23. NRRL in Norway, reports poor Attendance At its Annual General Meeting that’s both virtual and in person
  24. Sidmouth U.K. holds open day for fans of Amateur Radio
  25. Volunteer Monitor Program report for July 2022
  26. Meet the 13-year-old restoring old Soviet tech in Georgia
  27. Upcoming conventions, hamfests and contest listings
  28. New edition of Get On The Air highlights HF Digital communications

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about all the latest news and developments in technology, science, and communications.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will put aside his tools and climbing belt for the last segment of his six part series on how to submit a successful public service announcement to local broadcast media to promote your local ham fest or club special activity.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will tackle this weeks topic “Consideration In Amateur Radio”
  • Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL
  • 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 above the fold to explore amateur radio news in the mid 1970’s

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