February 1, 2023

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1246

Release Date: January 14, 2023

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
Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Approximate Running Time: 1:33:33

Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1246

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

  1. US Begins Installing Mighty Over The Horizon Radar In Palau That Can Detect Objects Thousands of KiloMeters Away
  2. Next ARDC Community Meeting Will Take Place on Saturday, January 21, 2023
  3. FCC Votes To Establish A Space Bureau and Office Of International Affairs
  4. FCC Adopts Notice Proposing to Allocate Spectrum for Unmanned Aircraft Use
  5. SpectraRep Releases Results of NextGen TV-Based Emergency Communications Datacast
  6. Orlando HamCation Presents Its 2023 Award Winners
  7. HAARP Thanks Amateur Radio Operators For Help With Latest Experiment
  8. Arnaldo de Jesús Coro Antich, CO2KK, SK
  9. The Amplitude Modulation Rally Is Looking For Participants
  10. Student Built Satellite Is Indonesia’s First
  11. Amateurs In Australia Are Facing Higher Fees This Year
  12. Contest Hall of Fame Amateur Fred Laun, K3ZO, Silent Key
  13. WinterHeat Event Invites Technician Class Amateur Operators
  14. Ham Radio University Attracts International Attendees
  15. Coronation Of King Charles III Inspires Operator Award In The United Kingdom
  16. 2022 Was A Robust Year For Parks On The Air
  17. Summits On The Air Activators Are Planning Summit Camping Trips
  18. China’s Mars Rover Hasn’t Woken Up From Hibernation
  19. Upcoming Contest and Convention Listings
  20. ARRL Volunteers On The Air Event Is Currently Underway! Join The Fun!
  21. More Amateur Radio Astronauts Are Heading For the International Space Station
  22. Bud Kozloff, W1NSK, Is Appointed As New ARRL Connecticut Section Manager
  23. Military Service Academies Radio Group Now Active Reactivating Academy Stations
  24. A Group of New Callsigns Are Added To The Upcoming Bouvet Island DXpedition
  25. Hams In Ohio Learn That They Are Exempt From The States New Distracted Driving Law
  26. A New Antenna May Spell The End For Bluetooth

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with KTLA’s own Rich DuMuro and Rich On Tech will introduce himself, and then talk about how hackers get your passwords, and how you can prevent it.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will tell you ways have available to avoid what he calls “The Sudden Stop”.
  • Australia’s own Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, and Foundations of Amateur Radio will answer the question “Where Does Propagation Data Come From?”
  • Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL
  • Bill Continelli, W2XOY – The History of Amateur Radio. Bill continues his series, The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill roams through the fifties and sixties to find out why the technician class licensee was always considered an outcast in the early days of that license class.

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