July 15, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1160

Release Date: May 22, 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, Fred Fittee, NF2F, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Running Time: 1:49:02

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Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service:

  1. Amateurs Email Addresses Will Continue To Be Kept Private, FCC Says
  2. IARU Member-Societies In Haiti And The Dominican Republic Working Toward Closer Ties
  3. Johannes Hafkenscheid, 5T5PA, Is The 2020 Recipient Of The Intrepid Spirit Award
  4. Spring ARRL Section Manager Election Results Announced
  5. Annual WX4NHC On-The-Air Station Test Set For Saturday, May 29th
  6. Red Cross Emergency Communications Spring 2021 Drill Was A Success
  7. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars
  8. ARRL At Home May 21st Thru The 23rd Offering A Weekend Of Specials
  9. Nine Proposals Move Forward in ARISS Host Selection Process
  10. AMSAT Invites Nominations For 2021 Board Of Directors Election
  11. HF Radars Continue to be Troublemakers, IARU Region One Monitoring Service Says
  12. Zhurong Rover, China’s Rover, Is Now Exploring Mars
  13. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Receives Grant To Preserve The Radome On Campus
  14. Australian Manufacturer Develops New Improved Energy Battery
  15. Virginia Emergency Communication Startup Will Cover Four Counties
  16. Indianapolis Amateur Radio Group To Support Indianapolis 500 Race
  17. QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo Is In Search For Presenters
  18. Contest University presents a special program
  19. Amateur compleats WAC in six minutes
  20. The FCC fines two business for illegal unlicensed operation
  21. Netherlands Veron issues national survey results
  22. Ofcom emails every ham in the United Kingdom about EMF rule changes
  23. Netherlands regulator is now charging $75 Euros annually for repeater and beacon operations
  24. A new 8 Meter beacon is on the air from Ireland
  25. A quick look at the oeriginal Marconi shortwave receivers
    26, “A Spy In Every Embassy” new program co-produced by German Network ZDF and the UK BBC

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about the Darkside ransomware attack on the Colonial Pipeline, and will give us an update on Elon Musk’s Starlink system.
  • 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 repair and do maintenance on tower guy wires.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will talk about Soldering Irons and Software
  • 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 will take a look at the state of amateur radio in the year, 1962.

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