August 11, 2022

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1152

Release Date: March 27, 2021

Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week’s edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Running Time: 1:30:58

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Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service:

  1. Amateur Radio Gets A Partial Reprieve On 3.5 GigaHertz
  2. Utah Amateur Radio Club Marks Its Centennial
  3. France Announces Ham Radio Exam Changes
  4. FCC Not Yet Collecting That Pesky $35 Application Fee
  5. Cooperative Effort Under Way To Resolve Potential 70 Centimeter Interference Issue
  6. SpaceX’s Starlink Raises Download Speed Goal From 1Gigabits to 10 Gigabits
  7. NCVEC Question Pool Committee Seeks Input for Updated Technician Question Pool
  8. IARU Region One Begins The Task Of Facing The Future Of Amateur Radio
  9. The FCC Wants to Hear How Bad Your Internet Sucks
  10. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars
  11. Radio In A Box Concept Could Ease DXpedition Access
  12. News Shorts: World Amateur Radio Day 2021 Is Sunday April 18th / Comm Academy 2021 Announced
  13. Years Ago, A Mysterious Signal Dubbed The Ditter Showed Up On 20 Meters
  14. Shortwave Leader George Zeller Dies In A Fire
  15. Hams In The U.K. Get A Preview Of Their New License Document
  16. Amateurs In The Caribbean Receive A Gift Of Emergency Batteries In The Caribbean Red Zone
  17. Amateurs Celebrate Yesteryear With The Novice Rig Roundup
  18. Hams To Assist At Polling Stations In Remote Area In India
  19. Friedrichshafen Cancels The 2021 Ham Radio Show. The European equivalent of Dayton
  20. A German High Speed Telegraphy Club Celebrates 70 Years With A Special Callsign On CW
  21. Finland’s SARL Celebrates Its 100th Anniversary With A Special Award Certificate
  22. Chile Celebrates The 100th Anniversary Of Italian Settlers With A Special Event Station
  23. Wales Amateurs Activate An Island For An Upcoming Special Event
  24. The Radio Society of Great Britain Contest Committee Will Now Accept Contest Portable Entries
  25. U.K./Ofcom Offers Its Updated E.M.F, Exposure Calculator For Amateur Use

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will visit what he calls The Other Side Of Hacking, and talks about older computing, and about The Internet Archive.
  • 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 work successfully on tower sidearms.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, visits The Remote Edge this week.
  • 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 visits The Dual Ladder Licensing Proposal the FCC put forth in 1974.

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