Release Date: January 21, 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, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, 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: 1:47:14
Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1247
Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:
- AMSAT Announces FalconSat-3 Nears Re-entry
- National Science Foundation Reaches Agreement With SpaceX
- The RSGB Wants Photos Of Your Shack – New Display At RSGB National Radio Centre At Bletchley Park
- NASA Help Wanted: Telescope Optional
- Audio Engineering Society to Receive Technical GRAMMY Award
- Mystery Antennas Appear In The Mountains Of Utah
- Two Ham Radio Bills Introduced in Congress Died Without Action
- Radio Relay International Extends Digital Network to Puerto Rico
- New Chinese Satellite FO-118 Puts HF Back On Satellites
- Winter Field Day 2023 Is Coming Up
- ARRL Club Commission Program
- World Radiosport Team Championship Sanctioning Committee Accepting Proposals For The 2026 Event
- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Releases 2022 National Preparedness Report
- COVIDs Continuing Toll On The Ham Radio Community – Mourning Two Radio Amateurs.
- Georgia State Parks On the Air Event
- The North Coast Contesters Announce Their 29th Annual Dayton Contest Dinner
- Sacramento County ARES Drill Turns Into A Real Life Disaster
- Worldwide Flora and Fauna KFF Challenge Marathon
- Hams In West Bengal Assist In Pilgrimage
- Important Amateurs In India Are Now Silent Keys
- Young Amateur DX Adventure Group Heading To Curacao
- Learning CW Is Featured On The BCC Voices Of CW Educators
- With Hot Propagation Conditions Ten Meters Is Welcoming All Amateurs
- Bouvet Island DXpedition Update
- United States Installing A High Power HF Over The Horizon Radar System On The Island Of Palul
- The FCC Votes To Establish A Space Bureau and an Office Of International Affairs
- Orlando HamCation Announces It’s 2023 Award Winners
Plus these Special Features This Week:
- Our technology reporter Leo Laporte, W6TWT answers the question, “How much energy does it take to perform a single Google search?” And he will talk about how pervasive the internet has become in our lifetime.
- Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
- Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will take a look at what maintenance you should be doing to your tower and antenna system as we begin the New Year.
- Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will take a look at “What you should be learning”.
- Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL
- Our own amateur radio historian, Bill Continelli, W2XOY returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill takes us back to the beginnings of the technician class license, and how the early technicians were ostracized from the ham radio community, until they were given full recognitions as true amateurs.
- 2022 year end Parks On The Air wrap up with Matt Heere, N3MWV.
- We will have a nostalgic look back at Duga 3, The Russian Woodpecker that was all over the H-F bands in the 80’s, with a talk by Bob Horovitz, which was recorded by RAIN’s Hap Holly, KC9RP, at the 1988 Dayton HamVention.
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