June 14, 2021

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1161

Release Date: May 29, 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: 1:31:16

Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1161

Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service:

  1. As China Spacecraft Lands On Mars, Ham Notes Lander and Rover Separation
  2. Amateur Radio Gearing Up For Another Active Atlantic Hurricane Season
  3. CQ Announces 2021 Hall of Fame Inductees
  4. June 2021 Eclipse Festival Seeks Ham Participants
  5. East Bay SM Jim Siemons, W6LK, Stepping Down; Mike Patterson, N6JGA, Appointed
  6. A CubeSat That produces Visible Light On The Ground To Be Launched In NASA Initiative
  7. FCC Seeks Comment on Potential Impact of Global Semiconductor Shortage
  8. Radio Amateur’s Vintage Home Movie Film Sheds Light on Hindenburg Disaster
  9. Radio Amateurs of Canada Invites Participation in the RAC Canada Day Contest
  10. Upcoming Listing of ARRL Learning Network Webinars
  11. Amateur Radio News Shorts
  12. Researcher and Past Arecibo Observatory Director Gordon Pettengill, W1OUN, SK
  13. The San Francisco Amateur Radio Club Will Activate A Sailboat
  14. First-Time Exam Applicants Must Obtain FCC Registration Number before Taking Exam
  15. Spring ARRL Section Manager Election Results Announced
  16. High Frequency Over The Horizon Radars Continue To Be Troublemakers, IARU Region One Monitoring Service Says
  17. Indiana Amateurs Assist In Search For Missing Young Boy
    18 .Bletchley Park Is Reopening
  18. European Space Agency Is Having A Contest To Name Its New Spacecraft
  19. The sun recently produced a massive solar flare and Coronal Mass Ejection
  20. The German radio regulator has targeted certain solar panel electronics in interference issue
  21. A major DXpedition is planned to Svalbard Island

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will compare the differences between analog and digital audio at a basic level, and will tell us how we love our smart phones, and how they are slowly becoming an enemy.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about what he perceives as a annual condition during the spring of each year called “Dead Band Syndrome.”
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will tell us how you can stream a dozen repeaters with an RTL-SDR dongle.
  • 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 Bill looks back to the days of Control Of Electromagnetic Radiation, better known as Conelrad.

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