February 29, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1230

Release Date: September 24, 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: 1:35:00

Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1230

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

  1. FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel Lists Wireless Policy Objectives
  2. U.S. Intelligence Advanced Research Project Has a Four Year Program to Tackle a Fundamental Antenna Challenge
  3. New ARRL Section Managers Meet for Training
  4. ARRL Simulated Emergency Test Adds New Online Forms
  5. Crossband Activation of Battleship Iowa’s NEPM Call Sign Scheduled in Memory of Pearl Harbor
  6. FCC Tracks Communication Outages in Puerto Rico Post Hurricane Fiona
  7. Amateur Radio Operators Track Hurricane Fiona
  8. Girl Scouts Receive ARRL Radio and Wireless Technology Patches
  9. Three Hams Make the Most of an Emergency Scenario
  10. The Big E Space Chat Is A Go For Tuesday, September 27, 2022
  11. Andy Clift, G6PJZ, Receives The Coveted Summits on the Air Mountain Goat Status
  12. Hams, CB Operators and Private Mobile Radio In Switzerland Practice Disaster Readiness
  13. 2023 Youth On The Air To Take Place In Canada
  14. Next Generation Amateur Satellite Is Being Prepared In China
  15. Special Event Station To Mark Voice Of America’s 78th Anniversary
  16. Amateur In The UK Logs First Ever Contact on 8 Meters with South Africa
  17. Australian Amateur Radio Conference and Exposition Opens Registration
  18. Amateurs In The England Activate Foxfield Steam Railways
  19. 40th Annual AMSAT Space Symposium and General Meeting, October 21 – 22, 2022
  20. US female radio amateur in running for International Telecommunications Union Top Job
  21. NASA astronaut Frank Rubio, and crewmates arrive safely at Space Station
  22. Magnitude 7.9 Solar Flare quiets a quarter of the globe last week
  23. Switzerland’s USKA aim to make amateur radio stations available to support the civilian population in power shortages
  24. The largest commercial communications array ever has just launched, and could out shine the planets. 64 meters
  25. Solar Panels: Brazilian radio hams at ElectroMagnetic Compatibility Workshop
  26. United Kingdom – Ofcom to probe cloud, messenger and smart-device markets
  27. Open Day Special Event – Paisley Amateur Radio Club Special Event Station
  28. WRTH – The World Radio and TV Handbook Continues!
  29. Amateur Radio Helps A Disabled Sail Boat To Port
  30. The Radio Amateurs of Canada asks hams to comment on proposed call sign changes
  31. Radio amateurs in the Ukraine diligently maintain radio silence
  32. Select upcoming contests, conventions, and hamfest listing

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, takes a nostalgic look back at the early search engines on the internet, and will take a look at how the internet and big tech are both good and bad.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will explain what the correct proceedure is to mount your vertical antenna, upside down.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will tell us how to “Find a balance in the Amateur Radio Hobby”
  • 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 the final edition of his summer series entitled Amateur Radio History Headlines. In this final edition, Bill will take us back to look at the news that made the ham radio headlines during the years 1978 thru 1982.

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