June 18, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1157

Release Date: May 1, 2021

Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week’s edition is anchored by Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, 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. World Radiosport Team Championship 2022 Postponed Until 2023.
  2. Annual Armed Forces Day Cross-Band Test Set for May 7th and 8th
  3. Four-Ham SpaceX Crew One Mission Astronauts Return to Earth on Wednesday
  4. ARISS Contact with Australian School Proves Educational on More Than One Continent
  5. Bill Introduced to Designate April 18, 2022, as National Amateur Radio Operators Day
  6. FCC Auto-Registration Feature For Exam Applicants To Be Discontinued
  7. San Francisco Sound Engineer Accidentally Dosed With LSD While Cleaning 1960s Radio Equipment
  8. Enter Four State QSO Parties at Once Using N1MM Logger Plus
  9. Amateur Radio Credited with Rescue of Back-Country Hiker in Tennessee
  10. Ham Radio Prep Submits Questions For Next Technician Class Exam Pool
  11. ARRL Awards Colvin Grant To 3Y0J Bouvet Island DXpedition In 2023
  12. ARISS-USA Seeks Volunteers To Further Its Mission
  13. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars
  14. ARRL Executive Committee Nominates Joel Harrison, W5ZN, To Be Next IARU Secretary
  15. ARRL To Extend Field Day Rule Waivers From 2020, Add Class D And E Power Limits
  16. North American QSO Parties to Recognize Young Contester Entries
  17. A Satellite Made Of Wood Is Booked For An Upcoming Launch
  18. Receive Future Solar Storm Warnings On Your SmartPhone
  19. Students In Africa Learn How To Build Satellite Antennas
  20. In Person Amateur Radio License Exams Resume In Norway
  21. Pennsylvania Young Radio Friends Share A State Honor
    22> Updated Radio Frequency Exposure Rules Become Effective on May 03, 2021

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, asks the questions, are you afraid of technology? And, he will discuss an older technology, the FCC Cable Card.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will have more to tell you about Tower Climbing Safety.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will answer the question, How Much Bandwidth Is There?
  • 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 discusses amateur radio during the early days of World War II, and something called The War Emergency Service.

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