November 29, 2023

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1131

This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1131

Release Date: October 31, 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, Eric Zitell, KD2RJX, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS

Running Time: 1:27:51

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Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service:

  1. Radio Amateurs in Western Pennsylvania to Commemorate KDKA Broadcasting Centennial
  2. New Zealand Radio Amateurs Lose Access to 60 Meters
  3. Radio Society Of Great Britain Seeks Records Of Complaints About On Air Behavior
  4. ARRL Urges Members to Join in Strongly Opposing FCC’s Application Fees Proposal
  5. Oldest Known US Radio Amateur, Cliff Kayhart, W4KKP, SK at 109
  6. It’s a Wrap for Hurricane Watch Net, ARES Teams Stand Down
  7. Guidelines Issued for ARRL DX Contest Multioperator Stations
  8. New Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars
  9. FL-digi Could be a Tool in the November Frequency Measuring Test
  10. Federal Communications Commission Adopts All Digital AM Broadcasting
  11. Vandals Destroy Firefighters Communications Repeater
  12. A New Type Of Very Efficient Solar Panel Is On The Horizon
  13. Vermont Radio Amateur Defends Revised Tower Plan
  14. Amateurs In The United States May Get A National Day
  15. Weekly Propagation Forecast Report
  16. Astronomers Baffled By Large Red Strek That Has Appeared On Mars
  17. Peru Sells Off Amateur Radio Spectrum To 5G Providers
  18. WSJT-X Developer Expresses Puzzlement Over FT8’s Use In Contests
  19. Federal Communications Commission Headquarters Relocates
  20. The Radio Amateur Society Of Australia Writes To IARU President Over 40 Meter QRM

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about how to keep legitimate email out of your spam folder in Gmail, and will also talk about the latest windows update release to version 20H2
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about those pre winter tower inspections you should be doing…now.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will talk about antenna testing in the field
  • 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 this week, Bill relates a great story, as he recalls his visit to The Land Of Nothing

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