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This Week in Amateur Radio

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PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1126

This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1126

Release Date: September 26, 2020

Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week’s edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS

Running Time: 1:17:26

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Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service:

  1. MARS Communications Exercise will Involve Amateur Radio Community
  2. Venerable AO-7 Satellite Approaching a Return to Full Solar Illumination
  3. AMSAT Announces Board of Directors Elections Results
  4. International Telecommunication Union Releases 2020 ITU Radio Regulations
  5. An Old Analog Television Caused A UK Village Broadband Outage For Eighteen Months
  6. Hams Help Find Missing Kids by Monitoring Family Radio Service Radios
  7. Special Event Operation to Honor Amateur Radio Software Award Recipient
  8. Phil Temples, K9HI, Appointed as New England Division Vice Director
  9. FCC Grants Waiver Permitting Garmin to Market a Combination Part 95/Part 25 Device
  10. IARU Region One President Sounds Alarm on Wireless Power Transfer for Vehicles
  11. The Chinese Foghorn Over the Horizon Radar is Back on the Bands, IARU Monitoring Service Reports
  12. Hara Arena Is Scheduled For Demolition
  13. We May Be In Store For a New “SuperBattery”
  14. Hobby Scientists Contribute To A Recent Space Weather Study
  15. Join A New Fall Operating Event Coming Up In October
  16. California Club doubles attendance by holding its meetings virtually on the Zoom Platform.

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will answer the question “What is a Podcast Index, and why are there so many of them?”
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, talks about how to build simple antenna mounts for your tower.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will talk about having “Simplicity Among The Complexity.”
  • Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL
  • Bill Continelli, W2XOY – The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The
    Anicent Amateur Archives, this week, Bill goes back to his early days in the hobby and recalls an amateur radio mystery entitled “CQ Mars”.

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