April 17, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1237

Release Date: November 12, 2022

Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week’s edition is anchored by Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Terry Saunders, N1KIN, 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: 1:39:58

Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1237

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

  1. The QO-100 AMSAT-UK and The British Amateur Television Club North American Challenge
  2. Radio Amateurs Up and Down The East Coast Are At The Ready For Forecast Hurricane Nicole
  3. Amateur Radio Operators and More Will Track NASA’s Artemis 1 Moon Mission
  4. FCC Takes Next Step to Enable Faster, Better Wi-Fi
  5. CW Competency Test Coordinator Is Appointed By The Radio Society Of Great Britain
  6. FCC Seeks Electronic Engineering Graduates For New Honors Program
  7. The Transistor Turns 75 Years Old In 2023
  8. Climate Changes In Mozambique Spurs Interest In Amateur Radio
  9. New National Disaster Response Team Is Looking For Volunteers
  10. Keeping Canada’s New Amateurs On The Air Falls On Elmers
  11. Ellen White, W1YL, Silent Key, Devoted Lifetime to Amateur Radio and ARRL
  12. Calvert Amateur Radio Association Conducts Simulated Emergency Test
  13. ARRL Programs To Benefit From Auction Proceeds
  14. Reaching Youth Through Amateur Radio In The Classroom
  15. New WXWarn 2.0 Software Is Now Available
  16. Upcoming Contests and Conventions
  17. First Maps, Then Challenges, Then Funding FCC, NTIA Announce Broadband Timeline
  18. ARRL Delegates Attend International Amateur Radio Union Region Two General Assembly Meeting
  19. Australian Radio Amateurs May Move To A Proposed New Class Licensing System
  20. Amateur Radio Digital Communications is looking for volunteers for its Advisory Committee
  21. The 3rd Annual Youth Dream Rig Essay Contest Is Now Underway

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will discuss the wide world of incompatible standards in the high tech industry
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will answer the question, what should I bring when I prepare to climb my tower for antenna maintenance.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will talk about, exactly what it is that he has on his virtual workbench.
  • 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.
  • The latest news from Parks On The Air and Summits On The Air with Matt Heere N3NWV.
  • SPECIAL: We will flash back in This Week in Amateur Radio time with a demonstration of two meter tropospheric ducting with the late Bill Baran, N2FNH.

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