February 1, 2023

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1231

Release Date: October 1, 2022

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, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Approximate Running Time: 1:26:33

Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1231

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

  1. South African Amateur Radio League Proposed Next Generation Radio Frequency Spectrum Policy
  2. FCC Grants an ARRL Emergency Request to Permit Higher Data Rate Transmissions for Hurricane Relief Comms
  3. Hurricane Watch Net Update for Ian
  4. World Radio Conference 2023 – 23cm Amateur – Radio Navigation Satellite Service Co-Existence Study Report
  5. Radio Amateurs of Canada Reorganization Effective January 1, 2023
  6. Amateur Radio Operators Continue Response to Hurricane Ian
  7. Doreen Bogdan-Martin, KD2JTX, is Elected as Next International Telecommunications Union Secretary General
  8. Brian Daly, WB7OML, Receives AT&T Fellows Honor
  9. Club Grant Application Period Now Open Until November 4th 2022
  10. Still Time To Register For The 2022 NASA International Space Apps Challenge
  11. Mid Cornwall Beacon and Repeater Group Activate Three New CW and FT8 Beacons
  12. Online Voting For ARRL Southeastern Division Election
  13. Hams Assist In A Cross-Border Family Reunion
  14. New York Engineering Firm Releases Paper That Pinpoints Facts In The Collapse Of The Arecibo Telescope
  15. Radio Society Of Great Britain Unveils New Tool For Amateurs To Measure EMF
  16. Radio Club In Tennessee Donates Amateur Radio Books To Local Library
  17. Hams Celebrate The Original Voice Mode During The AM QSO Party
  18. Amateur News From Australia: World Portable Event / ACMA Seeks Input On New License Class
  19. Upcoming contests, conventions, and ham fests
  20. Mid Century Television – Live, Local and Unpredictable late 1950s television
  21. Electronics Notes publishes a comprehensive how to on building an effective HF dipole antenna
  22. Amateur radio satellite carrying APRS from Zimbabwe, ZimSat-1, scheduled for launch from the Space Station
  23. Ukraine amateur radio satellite may launch November via SpaceX satellite

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about the newly implemented “Snoopers Act”, better known as “The Investigatory Powers Act”, in the U.K.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about the various methods of sealing coax connections on your tower and antennas in general.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will talk about, what he calls, “The Patriot and Amateur Radio”
  • Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL
  • Bill Continelli, W2XOY – The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns to begin his series, The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill takes us back to the very beginnings of Amateur Radio.

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