November 24, 2020

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1133

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Release Date: November 14, 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, Pat Huba, N2WWW, and George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS

Running Time: 1:30:53

Download here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1133

Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service:

  1. Hurricane Eta isn’t Done Yet; Florida ARES Group Asked to Staff Shelters
  2. Tracking Boats And Ships In Real Time At The Same Time
  3. Tensions High After Second Failed Cable At Arecibo Observatory
  4. Get On The Air For Christmas Launched By The Radio Society of Great Britian This Week
  5. ARRL Petitions FCC for Reconsideration of Order Removing 3.4 GigaHertz Amateur Allocation
  6. Red Cross Fall Emergency Communication Drill Set for November 14th
  7. ARRL Urges Members to Join in Strongly Opposing FCC’s Application Fees Proposal
  8. ARRL Comments on FCC Draft World Radiocommunication Conference Recommendations
  9. Low-Band Titan John Devoldere, ON4UN, SK
  10. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars
  11. Low-Frequency Station SAQ Broadcasts UN Day Message of Unity in Face of Pandemic
  12. Black Swan Exercise Offers Opportunity to Demonstrate Integrated Public Alert & Warning System v HF
  13. Australian Space Communications Station Will Feature Optical Data Transfer
  14. A New International Amateur Radio Union Region 2 Emergency Coordinator Has Been Appointed
  15. The University Of Israel Satellite Team Logs A First
  16. Amateur Radio To Make A Triumphant Return In The Marianas Islands
  17. 3000 Kilometer Plus Contact Made On 433 MegaHertz FM From St. Helena To South Africa
  18. International Amateur Radio Union Region 1 VHF/UHF/Microwave Committee Meets Virtually
  19. Two U.K. Firms Plan To Offer Country Wide 5G Service Via Drone Platforms
  20. The Radio Society Of Great Britain Issues RF Exposure Guidelines For Amateurs
  21. Kristen McIntyre, K6WX, is New ARRL Pacific Division Director

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, says that he views 2020 as a year that is in the future, and takes a look at new scams that are on the internet
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about working safely on tower sidearms.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will tell us about how he built a crystal radio with only three components.
  • 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 goes all the way back to 1908 and explores the very beginnings of amateur radio, including, where did the acronym H-A-M come from?

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