June 25, 2022

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1158

Release Date: May 8, 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, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Running Time: 1:41:53

Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1158

Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service:

  1. Russian Robinson Club Announces Activation Of Rare IOTA Islands In The Aleutians
  2. International Amateur Radio Union Asks What Do YOU Think Is The Future Of Amateur Radio?
  3. WIA Spectrum Strategy Committee Says The More Ham Radio Spectrum In The 3 to 12 Mhz Region Is Needed
  4. Intrepid DX Group Adds a Second Physician to Bouvet Island DXpedition Team
  5. United States Is Investigating Possible Mysterious Directed Energy Attack Near White House
  6. First Time Exam Applicants Must Obtain FCC Registration Number before Taking Exam
  7. IEEE Committee Webinar RF Exposure in the Time of Conspiracies Set for May 12th
  8. Ham Firefighter Rescues Drowning Man From River
  9. Returning Four Ham International Space Station Crew Makes First Nighttime Splashdown Since 1968
  10. A Clear Signal of Resilience: Europe’s HAM RADIO Goes Virtual Again This Year
  11. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars
  12. Former Dayton Hamvention Venue Hara Arena Is Now A Pile Of Rubble
  13. Ham Census Dot Org Is Inviting All Radio Amateurs To Take Part In A Unique Survey
  14. Special Event Commemorates U-S Submarine USS Squalus
  15. U-K Shortwave Club Gets Good Performance From A “Fence-Tenna”
  16. Youth On The Air Goes Virtual In July
  17. Earth Day Celebration Brings Interest Into Neighborhood Radio Watch
  18. Falkland Islands Regulator Sets Deadline For Non Resident VP8 Callsign Validation
  19. WRMI Shortwave Radiogram Program Marks 200th Broadcast
  20. World Radio Sport Team Championship 2022 Postponed Until 2023
  21. New Bill Introduced In Congress To Designate April 18, 2022 As National Amateur Radio Operator Day
  22. FCC Auto Registration Feature For Exam Applicants To Be Discontinued
  23. Ham Radio Prep Submits Questions For The New Upcoming Technician Question Pool
  24. The ARRL Extends Field Day Rule Waivers From 2020, and Add Class D and E Power Limits
  25. IARU Is looking for comments on amateur radios future
  26. The military rediscovers HF digital communications, and it is making a huge come back
  27. An elderly couple uses previous experience with military morse code training to escape their assisted living facility
  28. 28 The RSGB releases updated study materials and mock exam papers
  29. 29 The RSGB release a new video about amateur radio during the height of the pandemic
  30. The Register (UK) publishes an article regarding the Marconi station on the isle of wright
  31. The Stockport Radio Society in the UK celebrates 100 years, and publishes a new history book.

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will discuss how to repurpose that old computer in your closet with free open source software, and will discuss what we all do with our “Fondle Slabs”.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will answer the question, what should I bring with me up the tower?
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will discuss “Ergonomics In Your Shack”
  • 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 what amateur radio was like during the post World War II years.

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