February 24, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

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PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1241

Release Date: December 10, 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, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Paul Zinger appears courtesy Lovo.AI

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Approximate Running Time: 1:41:14

Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1241

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

  1. SpaceX’s Plan To Launch Another 30,000 Starlink Satellites Hindered By FCC
  2. BBC Announces It Could Turn Off Terrestrial Radio and TV Services Within The Next Decade
  3. Amateur Radio Digital Communications ARDC Awards Grant For New Amateur Radio Station
  4. Youth On The Air Camp 2023 Application Period Is Now Open
  5. SAQ – Sending A Christmas Message To The World
  6. Amateur Radio Operators Commemorate Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
  7. New General Question Pool Released For Ham Radio Licensing Effective July 1st, 2023
  8. Amateur Radio Operators and National Weather Service Mark SKYWARN Alliance
  9. Santa Is On the Air Via Ham Radio
  10. Rodney L. Linkous, W7OM Silent Key
  11. There Are Zombie Satellites Swirling Above Your Head
  12. First Global Space Based Cellular Broadband Network
  13. Philadelphia Radio Club Helps Wounded Veterans With Stamp Collecting
  14. QRZ Dot Com Heats Up The Winter Season
  15. AM Radio’s Survival A Top Priority For One FCC Commissioner
  16. Time Signal Station WWVH Is Looking For An Engineer
  17. Balloon Launched From Antarctica Sets A Record
  18. Largest Radio Telescope In The World Is Nearing Completion
  19. Radio Society of Great Britain Is Looking To Fill Social Diversity Position
  20. New Satellite Company In India Is Owned By An Amateur Operator
  21. Australian Amateur Sets Distance Record On 2200 Meter Band
  22. Upcoming Contests, Conventions, and Ham Fests

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about how the latest editions of Windows are just versions of old Windows with a new coat of paint, and will talk about everyday uses of encryption on the internet.
  • 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 again this week as he goes “On The Rails”. This week he talks about using your Handi-Talkie on the train.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will talk about “Attenuators” The Missing Link
  • Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL
  • The Rain HamCast: We will have the late Steve Mendelsohn, W2ML, in a talk given at the Dayton HamVention years ago, where he recounts his long broadcast career with ABC Radio and CBS Television News. Traveling all around with world with reporters like Walter Cronkite, he relates how is entire career was due to amateur radio.
  • Bill Continelli, W2XOY – The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns to begin his series, The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill will take us back to the mid 1940’s and the different and final version of the amateur band allocations.
  • We will have our third ham radio Christmas segment, this week, featuring the musings of the late Bill Baran, N2FNH as he tells us the tale of “The Christmas Packet”

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