May 25, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1238

Release Date: November 19, 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,
Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, 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: 1:28:49

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Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

  1. CAMSAT CAS-10 Launched to Chinese Space Station
  2. Astronaut Bob Behnken, KE5GGX, Retires From NASA
  3. ARRL New England Division Receives Grant To Combat Radio Frequency Interference
  4. San Angelo Amateur Radio Club Celebrates 100 Years
  5. Digital Library of Amateur Radio & Communications Surpasses 25,000 Items
  6. Federal Emergency Management Agency Releases New Online Study Course
  7. UPDATED STORY: Federal Communications Commission To Extend Application Deadline For Fall 2023 Honors Program
  8. Dayton Hamvention Announces Theme for 2023
  9. Eastern Massachusetts Section To Welcome New Section Manager; Incumbent Section Managers Were Re-elected
  10. 2022 ARRL November Sweepstakes Phone Begins Saturday, November 19th
  11. CW Operators’ Club Accepting Nominations For Advancing The Art Of CW Award
  12. Disk Shape For Small Satellites Is Explored By Researchers
  13. Popular Shortwave Broadcaster WTWW Signs Off The Air, Goes QRT
  14. Fishing Vessel In Distress Receives Aid From The Maritime Mobile Net
  15. Proposed New Tower Law In Germany Makes Antenna Regulation A Little More Friendly
  16. Australia Communications and Media Authority Announces Deadline For Comments
  17. Virtual Reality Presentation In Wales Honors Marconi
  18. New York State Police Say Pumpkin Patrol Helps Keep Overpasses Safe
  19. Upcoming Conventions, Hamfests and On The Air Contests
  20. ARRL Announces 2022 Board of Directors Election Results
  21. FCC Unveils New Interactive Broadband Maps
  22. Federal Communications Commission Approves Broadband Label Rules

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will help you take a close up look at your modem and your often neglected home network router..
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will tell you the best methods to follow when you need to climb your tower with a partner.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will answer the question “What exactly is in a VFO?”
  • 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, will take us back to the IRTC Treaty conference held on October 4th, 1927 which superseded the US Radio Act, and finally established amateur radio under International Law.
  • The latest news from Parks On The Air and Summits On The Air with Mike Herr, N3MWV

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