September 17, 2021

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1175

Release Date: September 4, 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, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Running Time: 1:35:33

Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1175

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

  1. FCC Grants Sixty Day Waiver Of Part 97 Data Rate Rules For Hurricane Relief Traffic
  2. FEMA Announces HF Interoperability Activity on 60 Meter Channels 1 and 2
  3. CQ Digital Amateur Television Magazine To Shut Down After 100 Issues
  4. NASA Sets Coverage For Two Russian Spacewalks Outside Space Station
  5. Hurricane Watch Net, VoIP Hurricane Net Funnel Ham Radio Reports To Forecasters During Ida
  6. ARRL Board Establishes Program To Cover Initial FCC License Fee For Young Applicants
  7. Job Openings At ARRL Headquarters
  8. Three Way Races For Director Set In New England And Roanoke Divisions
  9. ARRL Responds To Story Of Radio Amateur Told To Shut Down And Remove His Antenna (Insulin Pump Story)
  10. Katherine Forson, KT5KMF, Is The Recipient Of The 2021 ARRL Hiram Percy Maxim Memorial Award
  11. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars
  12. Federal Communications Commission Is Investigating Alleged Jamming On 40 Meters
  13. High Solar Activity Could Pose A Threat To The Internet
  14. NASA’s New Gateway Project Sparks The Interest Of Amateur Operators
  15. Cyclists Conclude A Father/Daughter Radio Expedition
  16. Radio Museum In North Carolina Celebrates Twenty Years
  17. Say Goodbye To The Dots And Dashes – The More Code Of CD, With Enhanced Optical Storage Media
  18. Current Special Event Stations On The Air Around The World This Week
  19. Amateur Radio Digital Television Contest was a big success.
  20. Starlink downlink dishes seem to be susceptible to signal loss caused by….pigeons.
  21. News Brief Items
  22. 3Y0J Bouvet Island DXpedition Foundation receives $100,000 grant from the Northern California DX Foundation
  23. Special event stations on the air soon around the world
  24. Amateur radio digital amateur television contest in Europe was a real success.
  25. Special Event station on the celebrating 100 years of amateur radio in France
  26. The radio regulator in Germany is dropping the costs associated with amateur radio licenses

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about the recent announcement from MicroSoft that it will be making the migration to Windows Eleven easier on older equipment, he will wish the Linux Operating System a happy 30th anniversary, and will tell us that the 10 digit number dialing system goes into effect nationwide in October.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about the problems you may encounter when the only available space on the tower for your vertical antenna, forces you to mount it upside down.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will tell us what you have to do to take your shack mobile.
  • 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 the end of World War One, and how difficult it was for amateurs to reassemble their stations, and finally get back on the air.

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