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This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1145

This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1145

Release Date: February 6, 2021

Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This weeks edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Eric Zitell, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Running Time: 1:37:41

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Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service:

  1. ARRL Board of Directors to Reconsider the Use of Electronic Balloting
  2. ARRL Board of Directors Confers Awards
  3. Upcoming National Contest Journal CW and RTTY North American Sprints to Start One Hour Earlier
  4. Plans to Retrieve Titanic Wireless Equipment Put on Indefinite Hold
  5. A New Version of WSJT-X is Now Available
  6. ARISS is Seeking Hosts for Ham Radio Contacts with the Space Station
  7. MARS Announces Schedule of Dates for 60-Meter Interoperability
  8. ARISS and Partners Are Investigating Space Station Ham Radio Anomaly Following Spacewalk
  9. IARU Receives Gift of Domain – UK Ofcom Clarifies VP8 Hams License Responsibilities
  10. RadFxSat-2 Satellite Signals Detected, AMSAT Engineering Continues to Assess Status
  11. FT8 and the Other WSJT-X Digital Modes are Tools K1JT Says
  12. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars
  13. Space X Launches French Amateur Radio Sateliites
  14. New Invention Will Help Clean Up Junk In Earth Orbit By De-Orbiting Satellites
  15. World War Two Enigma Machine Restoration Project Gets Underway – Australian Air Force Centenary
  16. Indian Amateurs Assist In Identifying A Missing Australian Person
  17. Canadian Amateur Club Offers Microwave Network For Emergency Communications In British Columbia
  18. Amateurs In A Georgia Club Demonstrate Radio Science During Winter Field Day

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about how technology and social media caused a little bit of a problem on the stock market last week.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will have is fifth installment of writing a successful public service announcement to promote your amateur clubs activities on local broadcast radio stations.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will tell us about the “Changing Of The Guard”
  • 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 weeks edition, entitled “Hams versus the ARRL”, will relate the story of the introduction and reaction to Incentive Licensing.

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