July 15, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1173

Release Date: August 21, 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, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Running Time: 1:56:44

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Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

  1. Federal Communications Commission Application Fees Unlikely To Go Into Effect Until 2022
  2. Following Earthquake In Haiti, Radio Amateurs Asked To Keep Frequencies Clear
  3. Radio Club Of Haiti President Reports Significant Structural Damage From Earthquake
  4. Hurricane Watch Net Scratches Reactivation As Grace Makes Landfall
  5. Get Set For SET! The ARRL Simulated Emergency Test Is Just Ahead, Plan Now
  6. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars
  7. International Amateur Radio Union Monitoring System Intruder Watch Reports New Burst Signal From China
  8. SAQ Reports An Incredible Number Of Listeners For Its July 4th Transmissions
  9. Sailing Vessel With Ham Radio History Marks 100 Years
  10. Roland Anders, K3RA, Has Announced The Starting Date For This Year’s Free Technician Licensing Class
  11. Bell Labs Proves The Existence Of Dark Suckers
  12. Romania Proposes License Changes With Broader Changes
  13. July Volunteer Monitoring Report – UPDATED
  14. Special Event Operation To Commemorate 100th Anniversary of WBZ Boston – UPDATED
  15. Three Schools In Mauritius Make Contact With That Country’s First CubeSat
  16. Amateur Radio Joins Aquino Tank Weekend At A Military Vehicle Museum In Ontario
  17. Special Event Station From The World’s Largest Teapot Wraps Up With A Full Cup Of Contacts
  18. Local Ham Radio Hero Saves Friend’s Life Hundreds Of Miles Away
  19. NASA Seeks Student Technical Ideas For Future Suborbital Launch
  20. Antarctica: DP0GVN antenna destroyed, rebuild planned for 2022
  21. Coolest Raspberry Pi amateur radio projects in 2021
  22. Vintage Radio: The Radio Hat
  23. Finland Museum holds exhibition of home-constructed ham radio equipment
  24. Bouvet Island DXpedition update
  25. International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend taking place this week
  26. Hackaday: Building variable capacitors and inductors from surplus syringes
  27. LATE BREAKING: Hurricane Watch Net Has Eyes On Hurricane Grace And Tropical Storm Henri

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will be saying Happy 40th Birthday! With a retrospective look back at the original IBM PC.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will give us some General Antenna Mounting Tips.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will tell us about being an equipment custodian.
  • 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 goes back to the beginning of amateur radio, and takes a look at the early days of spark and the development in the early days of radio.
  • Classic RAIN: Classic Rain: Carl Luetzelschwab / K9LA. Carl is the newly-appointed ARRL Central Division Director. He is interviewed by RAIN’s own Hap Holly, KC9RP, on the topic of Propagation and the Atmosphere Layers.

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