April 17, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1174

Release Date: August 28, 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: 1:39:38

Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1174

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

  1. Three Way Races For Director Set In New England And Roanoke Divisions
  2. Huntsville Hamfest Hosts 2021 ARRL Southeastern Division Convention
  3. Registration Now Open for AMSAT Space Symposium
  4. Grace And Henri Keep Amateur Radio Weather Spotters Busy
  5. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars
  6. Newspaper Article Boosts Interest In Net Aimed At Visually Impaired, Disabled Amateurs
  7. Radio Amateurs of Canada Welcomes New Quebec Section Manager
  8. Florida Amateur In RFI Dispute Over Suspected Interference To A Neighbors Insulin Pump
  9. Replacing The Arecibo Telescope With A Duplicate Proposed To Be Built On The Far Side Of The Moon
  10. Antenna Array Delivers Galaxies In High Definition
  11. New York City Special Event Station Marks The 20th Anniversary Of 9/11
  12. With Summits Off Limits In New Zealand, Hams Take To BYOTA, Back Yards On The Air
  13. The Australian Communications and Media Authority Seeks Amateurs Input On 2×1 Callsigns/Assigned Beacons
  14. Radio Amateurs Prepare for Potentially Catastrophic Storm this Weekend
  15. Hurricane Watch Net Calls For “All Hands On Deck” On Sunday
  16. Short News Briefs
  17. Historic Maine Sailing Vessel With Large Amateur Radio History Celebrates Its 100th Year
  18. AmperNet Digital Amateur Radio Communications
  19. Amateur Operator Sends His Daughter Off To College With A Self Constructed 100 Foot Rocket Mock-Up
  20. RTE Is Now On 252 Kilohertz Longwave
  21. The FCC Warns Consumers About Fraudulent Website On Subsidized Broadband
  22. AMSAT RAD-FX-SAT 2 Suddenly Comes To Life

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about why you can’t trust cellular coverage maps, and also why you should hardwire your network when you are renovating, or building a new home.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about making antenna mounts from easily available scraps.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will answer the question What is In A Unit?
  • 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 us back to 1912 where amateurs entered the summer with a new radio act in place, and a new licensing structure.

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