May 25, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1235

Release Date: October 29, 2022

Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week’s edition is anchored by Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Bob Donlon, W3BOO, 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: 1:38:45

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Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

  1. Radio Amateurs Support the Great ShakeOut 2022 in Puerto Rico
  2. Student Radio Contact with the International Space Station Inspires Hurricane Hit Community
  3. New Wyoming Section Manager Appointed
  4. Activity and Awards Increase at 222 and 1296 MegaHertz
  5. The Andrew Johnson Amateur Radio Club Receives Two Grants
  6. Federal Communications Commission Seeks Electronic Engineers for Honors Program
  7. Young Amateur Radio Operator Selected For Expedition To Antarctica
  8. Registration Is Now Open For Nashua Area Radio Society’s Fall 2022 Ham Bootcamp
  9. Cyclone, Hits Bangladesh, Amateurs Provide Communications
  10. Last Weeks High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program/HAARP Experiment Incorporated Input From Amateurs
  11. Two Silent Keys
  12. Devastating Floods In Australia Has One Ham Radio Club Rise To The Occasion
  13. Southgate Amateur Radio News Founder Richard Brunton G4TUT – SK
  14. Amateurs In Poland To Host A World Wide On Air Memoriam For Silent Keys
  15. New Postage Stamp Commemorates WWII Cryptologists
  16. Expanded Emergency Response Training For California Amateurs
  17. ARRL Foundation Accepting Applications For Grants and 2023 Scholarships
  18. Amateur Radio Club Members Assist Law Enforcement
  19. International Telecommunications Union Announces Location of 2023 World Radio Conference
  20. Youth On The Air Camp ’23 Set for Canada
  21. Arecibo Observatory to Be Replaced by STEM Education Center
  22. New FCC Regulation Says Unused Satellites Must be Deorbited Within Five Years
  23. Fast Scan Amateur Television to Return to the International Space Station
  24. FCC Moves To Leverage 12 GigaHertz Band To Further Close Digital Divide
  25. FCC Proposes Rules To Prevent Fake Emergency Alerts
  26. Unique radio frequency interference source found aboard ships
  27. Upcoming amateur radio contests, conventions and hamfests

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, talks about how much power it takes to perform a single google search, and he will update us on the state of the current chip shortage.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about how to stat safe climbing commercial towers utilizing Lock Out – Tag Out.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will talk about the sendentery Myth Of 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 will introduce you to Frank Conrad, who under the callsign of 8XK, made radio history. And he will talk about the beginnings of radio broadcasting and amateur radios role in it.

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