Release Date: April 8, 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, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Bob Donlon, W3BOO,
Will Rogers, K5WLR, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, William Savacool, K2SAV, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.
Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.
Approximate Running Time: 1:34:17
Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1258
Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:
- ARRL Welcomes Sierra Harrop, W5DX, as Public Relations and Outreach Manager
- The International Space Station Becomes A Time Traveler
- Ria Jairam, N2RJ, Joins Amateur Radio Digital Communications Board Of Directors
- Ohio’s New Distracted Driver Law Exempts Amateur Radio
- Pennsylvania Beaver Valley Amateur Radio Association Celebrates 100 Year Anniversary
- Federal Communications Commission Adopts New Equipment Authorization Testing Standards
- NASA Names Three Hams For Artemis II Moon Mission Crew
- Hamvention 2023 Is Getting Ready
- Time To Get Ready For Field Day 2023
- The Lewis and Clark Trail On The Air Special Event
- Canadian Amateurs Can Participate In UK Coronation Of King Charles III
- Tornadoes Bring Amateurs In Arkansas On The Air To Pass Traffic
- Charity DXpedition To Rockall Island Is Coming Up
- Amateurs In The US Mark An Anniversary With A Canadian Ferry
- Virgin Orbit Closes Its Satellite Launch Operations
- International Telecommunications Union Opens A Office In New Delhi
- The Upcoming Eclipse Will Be Observed In Australia Via Radio
- Special Event Station To Feature Retired Cosmonaut On The Air
- Clipperton Island DXpedition Plans Are Moving Ahead
- World Wide Flora and Fauna Special Event To Activate Callsign VKFF
- Ford Motor Company Confirms Elimination Of AM Radio Receivers In 2024 Models
- Amateur Radio Activity Honors African American Heritage
- Radio Amateurs of Canada Get On The Air On World Amateur Radio Day Special Event Tuesday, April 18, 2023
- One Man’s Quest to Revive the Great American Vacuum Tube
- SpaceX Asks FCC For 30,000 Extra Satellites
- Upcoming Contests, Conventions and HamFests
- ARRL Announces Leadership Changes In the Hudson Division
- World Amateur Radio Day Is Coming Up On April 18th, 2023
- The ARRL Laboratory is looking for new staff members and engineers
- The ACMA/Australian Communications and Media Authority puts its proposed new amateur license on hold
- Ofcom in the United Kingdom approves a temporary callsign for the upcoming Coronation
- ARDC/Amateur Radio Digital Communications gives a large grant for a new university amateur radio station
Plus these Special Features This Week:
- Our technology reporter Leo Laporte, will get us up to speed by demystifying the alphabet soup regarding the purchasing of a new TV or monitor for your shack.
- Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
- Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will stress that you should always have two attachment points to the tower when you climb.
- Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, Onno will describe how he is Lost in Space this week as he talks about the first contacts that amateurs made in space.
- 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 us back to see what life was like as an amateur in the year 1958. He will take a look at early satellites, how the FCC takes 11 meters away from amateurs and creates Citizen Band, how amateurs were required to monitor Conelrad while on the air, and will look at equipment that debuted in 1958.
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