Release Date: February 11, 2023
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, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Bob Donlon, W3BOO, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.
Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.
Approximate Running Time: 1:36:43
Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1250
Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:
- AO-95 Satellite Goes QRT
- New Satellite Distance Records Are Set
- Ham Radio Outlet Is Closing Its San Diego Store
- Amateur Radio Active in Turkey and Syria Following Earthquakes
- Bouvet Island DXpedition is On the Air!
- Amateur Radio Special Event Stations Celebrate the Universe
- Registration Open for the 2023 QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo
- Utah Students Talk To An Astronaut On The International Space Station
- A Barbados Amateur Radio Operator, Thought To Be Among The World’s Oldest Operator, SK
- Amateur Radio On The International Space Station Contacts Two US Schools
- Raymond Paul Richard, W4RPR, Orlando HamCation Ticket Chairman SK
- $8 Million Dollars In Grants Were Granted By Amateur Radio Digital Communications In 2022
- Power Free Wireless System Prototype Developed
- Youth On The Air In Hungary Sets The Deadline For Summer Camp Applications
- Western Pennsylvania Skywarn Opts For A Surprise In Its Next On Air Drill
- Amateurs In India Assist A Lost Man To Return To His Family
- A Summits On The Air Celebration Is Planned In South Africa
- British Science Week Is Announced – 46th Annual Ham Radio Exhibition In Germany Scheduled
- Upcoming contest listings and upcoming hamfests and conventions
- Defunct satellite and disposed rocket stage nearly collide in potential worst case scenario
- Digital Library of Amateur Radio and Communications Archive grows to over 51,000 items
- William Franzin VE4VP puts OpenAI’s ChatGPT on the air with a custom amateur radio interface
- The USA Orienteering Championships are set for April 19th thru the 23rd, 2023
- ARRL Foundation is now accepting applications for grants during February
- The ARRL Atlantic Division sees leadership changes this month
- World Radio Day special transmission from Switzerland’s SAQ alternator is scheduled
- The Slow Scan Television system aboard the International Space Station fails. Fade to black.
- Amazon receives FCC approval to begin deploying over 3000 LEO satellites for its Kuiper Internet System
Plus these Special Features This Week:
- Our technology reporter Leo Laporte, will discuss the new NextGen Television Standard called ATSC 3.0 and also about how Big Tech is changing our lives, and a little about Elon Musk’s new electric truck
- Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
- Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will discuss the best procedures to follow when you have to climb your tower at night.
- Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will discuss the evolution of software in amateur radio.
- 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 a look at a few differing amateur licensing proposals from the early and mid 1970’s.
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