December 2, 2020

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This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1132

Release Date: November 7, 2020

Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week’s edition is anchored by Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Eric Zitell, KD2RJX, Fred Fitte, NF2F, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS

Running Time: 2:05:00

Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1132

Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service:

  1. Brent Taylor, VY2HF,appointed to the Canadian Amateur Radio Hall of Fame Board of Trustees
  2. Neutron-1 CubeSat Scheduled for Deployment on November 5; Other Sats Pending
  3. ARRL Comments on FCC Draft World Radiocommunication Conference Recommendations
  4. A Clean Sweep in ARRL November Sweepstakes Means Working 84 Sections this Year
  5. Category 4 Hurricane Eta Threat Prompts Activation
  6. New NIST System Detects Ultra-Faint Signals Using Quantum Physics Principles
  7. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars
  8. International Amateur Radio Union Region 2 Executive Committee Meets in Multiple Virtual Sessions
  9. The German Town Of Bad Bentheim Is Seeking Nominations For The Golden Antenna Award
  10. Space Station Celebrates Twenty Years With A Crew On Board
  11. New York Radio Club Donates To Hospital For Pandemic Response
  12. Amateur Puts Vintage Amateur Publications On-Line
  13. FCC Paves The Way For Am Broadcast Stations To Drop Analog In Favor Of Digital Signals
  14. Ulrich Rohde, N1UL, Receives 2020 IEEE Region 1 Technological Innovation Award
  15. Radio Amateurs in Western Pennsylvania to Commemorate KDKA Broadcasting Centennial
  16. Ofcom release database of Amateur Radio Call Signs
  17. IEEE Technological Innovation Award Is Conferred
  18. Kristen McIntyre, K6WX, is New ARRL Pacific Division Director

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, this week Leo will solve the mysterious case of the malicious PDF
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about maintenance of your tower guy lines.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, says that the excitement is palpable at the
    component level…
  • 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 will relate the story of why hams in Schenectady New York can’t drive down Weaver Street..
  • SPECIAL INTERVIEW: Courtesy the QSO Today Podcast, we will have an interview conducted by Eric Guth, 4Z1UG, with Hudson Division Director, Ria Jairam, N2RJ.

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