February 22, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1236

Release Date: November 5, 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, 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: 1:27:23

Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1236

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

  1. ARRL Delegates Attend International Amateur Radio Union Region 2 General Assembly
  2. Australian Radio Amateurs May Move to a Class Licensing Structure
  3. Veterans Day 2022 Special Events
  4. Amateur Radio Digital Communications is Looking for Volunteers for its Advisory Committees
  5. Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin Editor Retires after 32 Years
  6. Hurricanes Lisa and Martin Kept Amateur Radio Operators Busy
  7. The 3rd Annual Youth Dream Rig Essay Contest Is Now Underway
  8. ARRL Technical Innovation Award Is Bestowed
  9. Amateurs Support Cyclone Response In The Philippines
  10. Janko Slivka OM3WZ / OM3WCF Becomes A Silent Key
  11. Air Pilots For the 2023 Bouvet Island Activation Are Chosen
  12. Parks On The Air Gains In Popularity – Parks On The Air Update
  13. A Repeater Is Enjoying Its Retirement In Colorado
  14. Amateurs Help Solve An RF Issue In Police Radios In KolKata
  15. New N Class License Is Proposed In Germany
  16. First Group Of Commercial Satellites Launched For India
  17. Radio Society of Great Britain: Volunteers Needed To Investigate Interference Problems
  18. New York Governor Hochul Issues New York State Challenge to FCC Broadband Data
  19. Upcoming conventions, hamfests, and contests
  20. Radio amateurs support the Great Shakeout 2022 in Puerto Rico
  21. New Wyoming Section Manager is appointed
  22. FCC Seeks Electronic Engineers for its honors program
  23. The FCC to create new “Space Bureau” to handle 64,000 new satellite licenses

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about dark fiber and the cost of internet access in the US, and will answer the questions what is the internet phone book, the Domain Name Service, and how do those dotted quad addresses work?
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about what you should do when you climb a tower for another amateur, or your friends and family.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will explain his plan for distributed Software Defined Radio decoding, and will take a look at how your antenna system is out of sight and often, out of mind.
  • 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 in time to look at the Radio Act of 1912, and the changes that came about when the Radio Act of 1927, which created, and mentions for the first time, amateur radio.

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