Release Date: September 9, 2023
Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week’s edition is anchored by Denny Haight, NZ8D, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Eric Zitell, KD2RJX, Bob Donlon, W3BOO, William Savacool, K2SAV, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.
Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.
Approximate Running Time: 1:52:18
Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:
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Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service
- AMSAT: Astronaut Hams Complete ISS Crew Transition
- AMSAT: Japan Scrubs Launch Of X-Ray Telescope and Moon Lander
- AMSAT: India’s Lunar Lander Sparks Interest In The Moon
- RAC: September Is Canadian Straight Key Month
- WIA: International Amateur Radio Union Region One Will Hold Its Next General Conference In November
- ARRL: Dave Coons, WT8W, Former ARRL Great Lakes Division Director, SK
- RAC: Call For Nominations for the RAC Amateur of the Year Award
- ARRL: Changes in the ARRL Louisiana Section and Oregon Section
- ARRL: USA Radio Orienteering Team Brings Home Silver and Bronze Medals
- ARRL: North Carolina School Contacts the International Space Station
- ARRL: September is National Preparedness Month
- ARRL: Collins Amateur Radio Club Is Planning Special Event
- ARRL: Deep Space Exploration Society Open House
- NASA To Test Optical Laser Communications In Space
- Amateurs Look Back At Lessons Learned During Hurricane Idalia
- West Bengal Amateur Radio Club Raises Amateur Awareness Throughout India
- Parks On The Air Activation Recalls Victims From Alabama Church Bombing
- The Courage Handi-Ham Program Celebrates 56 Years Serving Amateurs With Disabilities
- Amateurs Involved With the National Radio Astronomy Observatory Upgrade Licenses
- FCC Is Looking For Members For Its Technology Advisory Council
- Legacy Of Pirate Radio Station Radio Luxembourg Is Highlighted In Amateur Activation
- Special Event Station To Highlight The Invictus Games
- Upcoming Contests, Conventions and HamFests
- New Jersey Section signs a Memorandum of Understanding with The American Red Cross
- The new owners of Radio Shack are planning a new comeback utilizing and old strategy
- Listeners to the BBC’s Longwave service have a petition to keep the service on the air.
Plus these Special Features This Week:
- Our technology reporter Leo Laporte, W6TWT, says it’s not your fault if you don’t fully understand some of todays high technology.
- Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
- Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will address lockout/tagout procedures if you have to climb a commercial tower to work on your repeater antenna.
- Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will try an answer the question, how much attenuation is enough?
- The DX Corner with Bill Salyers, AJ8B with news on DXpeditions, DX, upcoming contests and more.
- Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL
- Bill Continelli, W2XOY – The History of Amateur Radio: This week, Bill takes a look at callsigns throughout amateur radio history.
* RAIN: A talk by David Knepper, W3SJ, publisher of the collins journal, on what to look for when purchasing and restoring old Collins gear..
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