November 24, 2020

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This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1134

Release Date: November 21, 2020

Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This weeks edition is anchored by Pat Huba N2WWW, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Eric Zitell, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Running Time: 2:26:11

Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service:

  1. International Broadcast Station Interference Overwhelms Hurricane Watch Net
  2. SpaceX Dragon Capsule Resilience Ferries Four Radio Amateurs to the International Space Station
  3. UPDATE: ARRL Seeks Waiver of Proposed FCC Amateur Application Fees
  4. National Science Foundation Begins Planning For Decommissioning Of Arecibo 305 Meter Telescope
  5. Arizona Congresswoman Introduces National Amateur Radio Operators Day Resolution
  6. Academic Paper Predicts Sunspot Cycle 25 Could be Among the Strongest Ever
  7. SKYWARN Recognition Day 2020 Is Adjusted For The On-Going Pandemic
  8. Celebrating twenty Years of Continuous Amateur Radio Operations On The International Space Station
  9. Time To Try For A November Sweepstakes Clean Sweep On Phone
  10. A New Multi Transmitter Distributed Category Is Being Added To The CQ World Wide WPX Contests
  11. New International Amateur Radio Union Region 2 Emergency Coordinator Is Appointed
  12. Special Event Highlights Chicago Vitrual Sci-Fi Convention
  13. Get On The Air For Christmas Campaign Gets Underway In The United Kingdom
  14. Five Days Of Santa Being Hosted By Colorado Amateur Club
  15. Ofcom (UK) Sets New RF Exposure Rules
  16. The IARU Reveals Intruders Including Over The Horizon Radar On The Low Bands
  17. Scientists Are Seeking Amateur Operators To Help Study The Effects Of The Upcoming Eclipse
  18. Alan Turing Memorial Is Being Returned To Bletchly Park In The U.K.

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will tell us how to use MoCa (Multimedia Over Coax) and PowerLine Network Adaptors to circumvent a busy wi-fi network, and he will tell us that Apple is now making it’s own chips for its new line of desktop computers..
  • SPECIAL TALK FROM QSO TODAY: Eric Guth 4Z1UG Interviews Bob Inderbitzen NQ1R from ARRL
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about utilizing lock out tag out
    protocols when working on your repeater antenna mounted on a commercial tower.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will tell us about special event callsigns around the world.
  • 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 looks back to 1912 and how the Titanic disaster had a major effect on the new upcoming wireless regulations.

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