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This Week in Amateur Radio

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PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1127

This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1127

Release Date: October 3, 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: 1:23:18

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Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service:

  1. ARRL Seeks Changes in FCC Proposal to Delete 3.4 GigaHertz Amateur Band
  2. Ulrich Rohde N1UL Receives 2020 IEEE Region One Technological Innovation Award
  3. WSJT-X Beta Release Introduces Digital Protocols Designed for LF and MF Bands
  4. Chinese Amateur Radio Satellite Launches Delayed Due To Pandemic
  5. Former Dayton Hamvention Venue Hara Arena is Being Demolished
  6. Sterling Mann, N0SSC, Named International Amateur Radio Union Region Two Liaison for Youth
  7. HF Station Grounding and Microcontroller Projects are Next ARRL Webinar Topics
  8. Pandemic Delayed ARRL 2019 Annual Report Released
  9. Get Ready for the 15th Annual ARRL Online Auction!
  10. Stuart Wolfe, KF5NIX, Appointed South Texas Section Manager
  11. ARISS Invites Proposals to Host Ham Radio Contacts with Space Station Crew
  12. White House Pulls Re-nomination of Michael O’Rielly To The FCC
  13. Special Pricing on ARRL Five Band WAS and Triple Play WAS Award Plaque Applications
  14. Applications For The 2021 ARRL Foundation Scholarship Program Are Now Available
  15. Ham Radio Comes To The Aid Of A Stranded Motorist in South Dakota
  16. Washington Hams Get Help From Local Hospital To Expand Emergency Communications Coverage
  17. Casting Your Absentee Ballot From The International Space Station
    18: The Chinese Foghorn Over The Horizon Radar Is Back On The Bands IARU Monitoring Service Reports

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, takes a look at computer basics this week with a talk on selecting the proper keyboard.
  • 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
    if you have to mount your antenna on the tower upside down.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, says its a new day and time for a new mode..this week a look at Slow Scan Television, SSTV.
  • 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, Bill begins a four part series that takes a look at amateur radios Fallen Flags. This weeks episode will look back at the National Radio Corporation.

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