June 18, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1156

Release Date: April 24, 2021

Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week’s edition is anchored by Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Running Time: 1:51:17

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Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service:

  1. Radio Amateur Helps Rescuers To Locate Lost Hiker In Los Angeles National Forest
  2. National Hurricane Conference Set For June 14th Thru The 17th
  3. FCC Issues Enforcement Advisory: Radio Users Again Reminded Not To Use Radios in Crimes
  4. Yasme Foundation Releases Chronicles Of Amateur Radio DX History
  5. Registration Is Open For Virtual Visalia 2021
  6. Camp For Young Radio Amateurs In The Americas Is A Go For This Summer
  7. Maglite Corporation Celebrates World Amateur Radio Day By Joining Forces With The ARRL
  8. China and Huawei’s Dystopian New IP Plan For 6G
  9. National Hurricane Center’s WX4NHC Station Test is May 29th
  10. May 8th Is World Red Cross Day: Participate In Nationwide Spring Drill
  11. Career and Talent Opportunities At ARRL Headquarters In Newington
  12. ARRL And American Red Cross Renew Memorandum of Understanding
  13. Woody Brem, K3YV, Is The 2020 Bill Orr, W6SAI, Technical Writing Award Winner
  14. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars
  15. NASA Successfully Executes The First Powered Flight On Another Planet
  16. New Experimental Sensor Has Radio Noise Reduction Potential
  17. Local Power Utility In Oregon Funds The Purchase Of Solar Powered Radios For Local Club
  18. Something New Is Found In Those Fast Radio Bursts From Space
  19. Straight Key Century Club Is Preparing For A CW Sprint
  20. FCC Updated Radio Frequency Exposure Rules Become Effective On May 3, 2021
  21. The FCC Is Encouraging The Public To Use Its Speed Test App To Measure And Log Broadband Speeds Nationwide
  22. Amateur Radio Group Wants To Count All Amateurs Worldwide By Survey At HamCensus.org
  23. Belgium Regulator To Resume In Person Amateur Radio Exams This Week
  24. Archive Of Marconi Papers and Correspondence Is Acquired By A California Museum
  25. The BBC Is Shutting Down More Medium Wave Transmitters In Favor Of Digital and FM
  26. Croatia IARU Youth On The Air Region 1 Camp Is Cancelled Until 2022
  27. Swiss National Society USKA Is Looking For Mentors For New Amateurs, and To Start A Mentoring System
  28. British Virgin Islands Adds New Amateur Radio Operators
  29. Saint Vincent Island Amateurs Requesting Clear Frequencies For Volcanic Eruptions Response
  30. Marconi Day Special Event Stations Are Continuing Thru The Week
  31. Germany’s DARC Moves Its Amateur Radio Training On-Line
    Plus these Special Features This Week:
  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, talks about how much power it takes to perform a single Google search, and he have an update on the current chip shortages we are experiencing.
  • 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 avoid the sudden stop.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, talks about the Massive Physics Phenomenon Which Is Over Eight Minutes Away…
  • 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 looks at amateur radio in the early 1940’s as Amateur Radio Goes To War, and the FCC issues Order 87 which took all amateurs off the air in the United States.

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