August 19, 2022

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1170

Release Date: July 31, 2021

Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week’s edition is anchored by Terry Saunders, N1KIN, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VXW.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Running Time: 1:39:11

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Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

  1. Amateur Radio Activities To Be A Part of Missouri’s State Bicentennial Celebration
  2. FCC To Re-Establish Technological Advisory Council, Solicits Membership Nominations
  3. MARS HF Net Participants Aid In Response To Fatal Maritime Disaster
  4. QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo Offering Platform Preview
  5. More Slow-Scan TV Transmissions From RS0ISS Scheduled
  6. International Telecommunications Union Working Party Considers Preliminary Studies On 23-Centimeter Band
  7. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars
  8. 8-Meter Experimental Station On The Air From The United States
  9. Michigan Club Is Considering Establishing A Common Email Address For Members Lacking Internet Access
  10. Swiss Radio Amateurs Are Facing A Fee To Use The QO-100 Satellite
  11. Federal Communications Commission Investigating Alleged Jamming On 40 Meters
  12. Massachusetts Court Okays Amateur Radio Tower, Citing Board Of Appeals’ Error
  13. Ofcom UK Takes Action To Prevent Interference To Upcoming Satellite Constellations
  14. Switzerland Imposes New Import Restrictions On Electronics
  15. NASA Develops A New Antenna To Survive Harsh Environments
  16. Have You Worked The Worlds Largest Teapot
  17. Russian Module Mishap Destabilizes International Space Station
  18. Japan JARL Operating A Special Event Station During The Olympic Games
  19. IARU Region One YOTA Still A Possible Go Despite Covid
  20. Worlds Most Celebrated SOTA Operator Goes Maritime Mobile
  21. Ofcom UK Looking At Licensing Of Geostationary Satellite Licensing
  22. Special Event Station Operational From IARU Thailand Conference
  23. Brazil Zebre Meets With Regulator Anatel About The Backlog Of Amateur Exam Sessions

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, takes a look at geek nomenclature, and will introduce you to the concept of “prosody” and its relationship to artificial intelligence
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, talks about
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, discusses how contests are scored
  • 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 Rochester New York’s Olson Electronics

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