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This Week in Amateur Radio

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PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1110

This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1110

Release Date: June 6, 2020

Here is a summary of the news trending this week. This weeks edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Running Time: 1:39:56

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Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service:

  1. Balloons with APRS Payloads to Race Across North America in Educational Challenge
  2. Radio Amateur, Fellow Astronaut Headed to Space Station after Historic Launch
  3. Amazing Opening On 144 MegaHertz from Cape Verde Islands To Poland
  4. European Space Agency Invites Proposals For Lunar Lander Mission In Late 2020’s
  5. Astronauts Bob Behnken, KE5GGX, and Doug Hurley Settling in after Historic Flight
  6. Dan Grady, N2SRK, Appointed as New Rocky Mountain Division Vice Director
  7. ARRL Foundation Announces the Frankford Radio Club Scholarship
  8. Spring 2020 ARRL Section Manager Election Results Announced
  9. The Yasme Foundation Announces Grants, Excellence Award
  10. AMSAT Spells Out its GOLF (Greater Orbit, Larger Footprint) Program Objectives
  11. COVID-19 Event To Enter High Scorers Into A Free Drawing For A Trip
  12. IARU Region 2 Executive Committee Meets in Videoconference
  13. WSJT-X Version 2.2.0 is Now in General Release
  14. Six Meters Recently Running Hot
  15. June 2020 Festival of Frequency Measurement Seeks Ham Radio Volunteers
  16. KN6EQU Balloon Wins Cross Country Educational Challenge Race
  17. Huntsville 2020 Hamfest Canceled Due To Pandemic
  18. GB0MZX On Air In June To Celebrate The World’s First Advertised Wireless Broadcast
  19. ARISS Establishes Itself as an Independent Organization
  20. Amateur In Utah Helps Summon Rescuers To A Mini-Van In A River
  21. ARRL/TAPR Digital Conference Issues Call For Technical Papers

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, talks about the latest technology, including the recent SpaceX Dragon launch to the International Space Station, and how it is designed to attract young people into the sciences.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, talks about precautions that you should be taking when climbing a commercial tower.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, takes a close up look at the humble coaxial cable.
  • 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 takes a look at radio during the early and mid 1930’s.
  • Classic RAIN: Classic Rain: Part Two of a three part talk conducted by QSO Today Host Eric Guth, 4Z1UG with amateur radio’s number one cheerleader, Gordon West, WB6NOA.

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