February 1, 2023

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1239

Release Date: November 26, 2022

Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week’s edition is anchored by Terry Saunders, N1KIN, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Bob Donlon, W3BOO, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Approximate Running Time: 1:50:05

Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1239

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

  1. 2022 ARRL Board of Directors Election Results Announced
  2. Eastern Massachusetts Section to Welcome New Section Manager; Incumbent Section Managers Were Reelected
  3. OMOTENASHI Is Struggling To Carry Amateur Radio To The Moon
  4. United States High School CubeSat To Be Automatic Packet Reporting System Relay
  5. Satellite Shorts From All Over
  6. World Radiocommunication Seminar Dive Deep Into Global Spectrum Management
  7. ARRL Urges Support Young Hams On #GivingTuesday
  8. SKYWARN Recognition Day Set For December 3, 2022
  9. Dr. Ulrich Rohde, N1UL, To Be Inducted To The Indian National Academy Of Engineering
  10. Dodge County Amateur Radio Emergency Service Receives Serve Nebraska Award
  11. Amateur Radio Operators Who Like To Track Balloons Now Have Multiple Targets
  12. NASA Unexpectedly Lost Contact With Orion Tuesday Night
  13. Talk To Santa On HF – Or Talk To Santa Via Echolink
  14. Researchers Develop Ultra-Tiny Battery That Shows Promise
  15. Severe Weather Brings SKYWARN Activations and Online Training
  16. Family Reunited With Lost Father Thanks To Amateur Radio
  17. RSGB Sets Up Transatlantic Contacts To Relive Radio History During December
  18. A New DxPedition Is Coming Up For Older Amateurs
  19. Bryan Rawlings, VE3QN Appointed To Canadian Amateur Radio Hall Of Fame
  20. The Federal Communications Commission Unveils New Nationwide Broadband Maps Down To Local Level
  21. FCC Approves New Broadband Nutrition Labels
  22. Astronaut Bob Behnken, KG5GGX, Retires From NASA
  23. ARRL New England Division Receives A Large Grant From ARDC To Combat Radio Frequency Interference
  24. Internet Archives Digital Library of Amateur Radio and Communications Surpasses 25,000 Items Online
  25. The Dayton HamVention Announces The Theme For The 2023 Show
  26. Proposed New tower Law In Germany Will Make Antenna Regulation A Little More Amateur Friendly
  27. Upcoming On The Air Contests and In Person Conventions
  28. Orion’s First Space Flight Has Set A New Record
  29. Bryan Rawlings VE3QN Is Appointed To The Canadian Amateur Radio Hall Of Fame
  30. ARRL reports the passing of George Lillenstein, AB1GL (SK), who died November 18, 2022

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Our first Christmas Special segment of the year exclusively for amateur radio operators.
  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will tell you that if you have trouble using technology, that it is not your fault.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about the best ways to secure tower mounted electronics.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will talk about the nature of learning things
  • 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 Great VHF frequency allocation battle of the mid 1940’s”

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