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This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1130

Release Date: October 24, 2020

Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week’s edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS

Running Time: 1:19:12

Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1130

Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service:

  1. Radio Amateur Society of Australia writes to IARU President over 40 Meter QRM
  2. Federal Communications Commission Headquarters Relocates
  3. ARRL Logbook of The World Harmonizes Designation of FST4 Protocol
  4. Robert Bankston, KE4AL, is New AMSAT President
  5. 2021 Hamvention Award Nominations Open on November 1st
  6. Nokia Wins NASA Contract To Put A 4G Network On The Moon. Yes, Really
  7. IARU Official Challenges Member Societies to Focus on Tomorrow Issues
  8. Nationwide Red Cross Emergency Communications Drill Set for November 14th
  9. Colorado ATV Group Transmits Images from CalWood Fire
  10. Active L-F Operator Offers Advice on New FST4 and FST4W Protocols
  11. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars
  12. WSJT-X Developer Expresses Puzzlement over FT8 Contest Use
  13. Japan’s Experience Stations Enable Contacts Between Two Unlicensed Girls
  14. Guidelines Issued for ARRL DX Contest Multioperator Stations
  15. The FCC Opens The Comment Period For The Proposed New $50 License Fee
  16. Young Radio Amateurs Worldwide Are Preparing For YOTA
  17. Balloons Headline Jamboree On The Air For Indiana Scouts
  18. KA0XTT – Last Man Standing – Is Going QRT After 194 Episodes
  19. UK Radio Amateur Is Assaulted While Operating Portable
  20. Actress/Scientist Hedy Lamarr Is Celebrated During Up Coming Net On Echolink.

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about using RAM Disks with todays computers, are they still viable? He will break down the latest with 5G technology, and take a look at if you can trust cell carriers coverage maps.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, takes a look at the best ways for you
    to seal up those coax connections for the coming winter season.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will take us through his recent journey building an old fashioned crystal radio.
  • Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL
  • Bill Continelli, W2XOY – The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The
    Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill concludes his look at amateur radios Fallen Flags with a look at
    Swan Radio.

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