February 29, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1228

Release Date: September 10, 2022

Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week’s edition is anchored by Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Terry Saunders, N1KIN, 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: 1:29:29

Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1228

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

  1. ARRL Board Holds Second Annual Meeting – Part One
  2. ARRL Board Holds Second Annual Meeting – Part Two
  3. Amateur Radio Makes the Connection to Save Lives in Wisconsin and Idaho
  4. Richard Tell, K5UJU, Receives IEEE Standards Association Lifetime Achievement Award
  5. AMSAT Outlines Tracking for Artemis One Moon Mission using Welcome Beacons
  6. The 5th QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo Is Returning September 17th and 18th, 2022
  7. Crossband Activation of NEPM, the Battleship USS Iowa’s Original Active Call Sign
  8. More African Countries Are Now Operating On The 60 Meter Band
  9. Direct Images Of An Exoplanet Are Transmitted By The Webb Telescope
  10. New England CW Club To Hold Its First Contest
  11. Romanian Students Are Building First Of Its Kind Satellite
  12. Highest Number Of Hams On The Air In Brazil
  13. Mentors Train Amateur Radio Candidates During India’s Teachers Day
  14. Oceania DX Contest Encourage Youth Participation With New Plaques
  15. Educator At National Observatory Honored For Astronomy Work
  16. Rosenworcel Wants the FCC to Tighten Emergency Alert System Cybersecurity
  17. Amateur Radio Operator to Honor Broadcast Engineers Lost on 9/11
  18. SpaceX’s Starlink to Offer Phone Service, Reveals FCC Filing
  19. FCC To Vote On New Rules On Space Debris
  20. Germany: New Entry-Level License class ‘N’ on its way
  21. Brazil LABRE announces that Brazil now has more amateurs on the air then ever before.
  22. Introducing FISSURE. A toolbox for the RF Hacker
  23. All the residents of a town in Florida receive ham radio training for emergencies
  24. IARU Region One Chair Comments of WRC-23 Preparatory Conferences on 23cm band EME/Satellite
  25. Hobart-Tazmania Amateur Radio hamfest and conference
  26. Select listings of upcoming conventions and ham fests, as well as select upcoming contests.

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will have his tech word of the week which has to do with the latest processor internal wiring measurements, and the industry just announced that the new USB Version 4 is coming soon to a device near you.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, climbs his vertical office once again to bring us his best tips on how to work safely on tower sidearms.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will continue his look at the Amateurs Code, this week covering what he calls, Progressiveness In Amateur Radio.
  • 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. Bill returns with another edition of summer series entitled Amateur Radio History Headlines, this week Bill takes a look at the major headlines from back in the middle 1980’s.

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