April 17, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1240

Release Date: December 3, 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, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, 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/TWIAR1240

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

  1. OMOTENASHI – Amateur Radio Mission to the Moon is Lost
  2. Satellite News Shorts From Across The Globe
  3. Museum of Information Explosion to Feature Amateur Radio Station Courtesy Latest ARDC Grant
  4. Quarter Century Wireless Association to Celebrate 75 Years
  5. Youngsters on the Air Month-Long Event Begins December 1st
  6. Nova Scotia Students Contact Astronaut Aboard The International Space Station Via Ham Radio
  7. Amateur Radio Club Provides Communications Support for Thanksgiving Day Race
  8. Dr. Kristina Collins, KD8OXT, Earned Her PhD In Electrical Engineering From Case Western Reserve University
  9. ARRL Exceeds #GivingTuesday Goal
  10. Switzerland Is Next In Line To Shut Down Analog FM Radio In Favor Of Digital Audio Broadcasting Plus DAB+
  11. Annual Special Event Operation Honoring The 12 Days Of Christmas
  12. Aussie Amateurs Are First With a PTOTA (Public Transportation On The Air) Event
  13. Application Period For Youth On The Air Summer Camp Opens
  14. United Kingdom Regulator Ofcom Extends Access For Experimental Operations
  15. India Homebrew Cubesats Are Launched
  16. Beware Of Counterfeit ICOM Products
  17. In-Car Radio Trends Revealed at WorldDAB Summit 2022
  18. FCC Grants A Waiver To Allow Amateurs To Participate In Pearl Harbor Day Cross-Band Special Event
  19. Upcoming Conventions and Contests
  20. Children Can Talk To Santa On The HF Bands or Talk To Santa Via Echolink
  21. Radio Society of Great Britain Sets Up Transatlantic Contests To Relive History During December
  22. A New DXpedition Is Coming Up Aimed At Older Amateurs
  23. Bryan Rawlings, VE3QN is appoited to the Canadian Radio Amateur Hall Of Fame

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about using a Virtual Private Network, or VPN, the FCC is finally tackling robo calls, and how you can have a message displayed on the iPad aboard the Artemis Orion spacecraft.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, keeps his feet on the ground this week. As the holidays approach, Greg is taking a trip on the train, and will tell us the best ways to operate and monitor while aboard a train in the first episode in a new four part series.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will answer the question, “How Low Can You Go?”
  • 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 has more information on the great VHF Frequency Battle Of The 1940’s.
  • We will have our second amateur radio christmas segment with Shannon Radigan, N0JAM, as we work our way to our annual Christmas Eve Special Program.

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