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This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1135

Release Date: November 28, 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, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Running Time: 1:17:00

Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service:

  1. ARRL Announces Director, Vice Director Election Results
  2. Still Time to Apply for Foreign Service Information Management Technical Specialists-Radio Positions
  3. Dayton Hamvention Announces its 2021 Theme The Gathering
  4. Federal Emergency Management Agency Seeking Reserve Telecommunications Operators
  5. New York City-Long Island Section Manager Re-Elected in Fall Balloting
  6. IARU Region Two Executive Committee Approves Dues Reductions for Member-Societies
  7. Universal Radio Announces Closing
  8. Coast Guard Proposes to Discontinue HF Voice Watchkeeping
  9. Yasme Foundation Announces Excellence Awards
  10. ARRL Asks FCC To Allow 3.4 GigaHertz Operation Until Spectrum Is Occupied
  11. Long Island Amateur Group Takes Ham Radio University Virtual
  12. Special Event Station Honored The Founder Of Hammerlund Radio
  13. Students In Iowa Track Their School Balloon Launch Around The Globe
  14. Prepare To Receive Slow-Scan Television From The Space Station Next Week
  15. Amateur Contact With The South Pole Spurs A Long Trip To The Bottom Of The Planet
  16. Belgium Regulator Issues Special Callsigns For The Duration Of Their Second Lockdown
  17. New Amateur Radio App Is Available
  18. A Real Large New Sunspot Becomes Visible On The Sun Indicating Solar Cycle 25 Is Getting Better
  19. Thailand Has A New Amateur Radio Satellite

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will get us up to speed by demystifying the alphabet soup regarding the purchasing of a new TV or monitor for your shack.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about how to correctly support your coax on the run up your tower.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will tell us why one WSPR receiver just isn’t enough
  • 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 covers the years 1912 to 1915, and will talk about Edwin
    Armstrong and World War One.
  • Courtesy of the QSO Today podcast, we will listen to Eric Guth, 4Z1UG interview former FCC employee Ralph Haller, N4RH about his history at the commission, and how he became a radio amateur.

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