February 1, 2023

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1232

Release Date: October 8, 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: 1:26:33

Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1232

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

  1. Internet Archive Seeks Donations of Materials to Build a Digital Library of Amateur Radio and Communications
  2. ARRL Foundation Club Grant Application Period Open Until November 4th
  3. Doreen Bogdan-Martin, KD2JTX, is Elected as Next International Telecommunications Union Secretary General
  4. FCC Approves Change To Improve Sound Quality And Details Of Emergency Alert System Notifications
  5. Amateur Radio Active During Two Weeks Of Hurricanes
  6. ARRL Director Emeritus Dr. Thomas W. Comstock, N5TC, SK
  7. Gerald J. Ramie, KI6LGY, Receives Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Award
  8. Proposals Sought For Amateur Radio Crew Contacts From The International Space Station
  9. The Radio Society of Great Britain (RSGB) To Host The Transatlantic Centenary Tests
    10.Jamboree On The Air and Jamboree On The Internet Events Are Upcoming
  10. UK CW Enthusiasts Prepare For Upcoming QSO Party
  11. Two More Hams Scheduled To Arrive At The ISS Via NASA’s New Boeing Starliner-1
  12. Amateur In Sweden To Receive Honor From Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences
  13. CW Group Looking For A New Design For Its Upcoming Anniversary QSL Card
  14. Engineering Students At AMSAT India Receive Introduction To Amateur Radio Course
  15. The Geratol Net Marks Its Return To The Bands
  16. Ukraine Students Await Their New Satellite’s Launch
  17. UK Residents Pay TV Licensing Fees. Here is a look back in time at the TV Detector Van.
  18. Upcoming amateur radio conventions, contests and hamfests listing
  19. The Art and Design of Ham Radio QSL cards
  20. Irelands amateur radio satellite EIRSAT-1 featured in a BBC News report

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, who will tell us about Huawei Technologies in China, who has proposed a new form of the internet that is more controllable. And, he will tell you about installing a free operating system on an old computer that you are planning to donate.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will tell us all you need to know about Climbing at Night.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will talk about the amateur’s code for future generations.
  • N4KC’s Top Five Get On The Air Quick Antennas. A talk given at the QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo.
  • Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL
  • Bill Continelli, W2XOY – The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill takes us back to Monday April 12th, 1912 and the Titanic disaster, and highlights how this event changed the fledgling amateur radio hobby.

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