April 17, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1165

Release Date: June 26, 2021

Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week’s edition is anchored by Terry Saunders, N1KIN, Pat Huba, N2WWW, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Running Time: 1:28:45

Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1165

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

  1. CHESS CubeSats Will Not Carry Amateur Radio Payloads
  2. SAQ In Sweden To Conduct Annual Alexanderson Day Transmission
  3. 3Y0J Bouvet Island DXpedition Team Hasn’t Given Up The Ship
  4. The Future Of Amateur Radio: IARU Region One President Comments
  5. ARRL Announces Partnership With Maglite
  6. Russian Woodpecker Over The Horizon Radar Antenna Duga One Is Now A Cultural Heritage Site
  7. FCC Releases Further Notice in Satellite Launch Proceeding Involving 70 and 5 Centimeters, Seeks Additional Comments
  8. May 2021 Volunteer Monitor Program Report
  9. Youngsters On The Air First Round Contest Claimed Results Posted, Next Round Is July 18th
  10. IARU Attends International Telecommunications Union Wireless Power Transmission Sessions
  11. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars
  12. W1AW/KL7 To Serve As ARRL Headquarters Station For IARU Event
  13. Ham Radio Beacon Is On A Transatlantic Voyage
  14. Emergency Alert System Gets New Rules From The FCC
  15. The Federal Communications Commission Receives Petition Asking To Add A Fifth Commissioner
  16. The Netherlands Announces Amateur Radio License Changes
  17. The US Post Office Also Keeps Track Of The Sun And Solar Activity
  18. Amateur Radio Finds Warmth In The Frozen Antarctic
  19. ARISS Slow Scan Television Event Ends Field Day Weekend
  20. An amateur in the UK submits a FOIA request to see how many licenses have been revoked
  21. GM3WUX records a special amateur radio contest
  22. Noctilucent Clouds Spread Across Europe
  23. Scheduled ARISS Contacts with students across France
  24. WoodSat One satellite is scheduled to be launched and frequency coordinated soon.
  25. Last Longwave Broadcast station in France is still on the air.

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about states that are launching proof of vaccination apps, and how people are gaming that system….and, he will talk about the new version of Windows, Windows 11 that was announced by MicroSoft this past Thursday.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will present Part Four of his Six part series on writing a successful public service announcement to promote your radio clubs hamfest or meeting ahead of time on local broadcast radio.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, says that there be dragons here, when you venture into uncharted territory..
  • 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 takes a look at WARC-79, the late seventies 11 meter outbanders, the FCC okays packet radio, and peeks into the world of amateur radio in the year 1980.

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