August 19, 2022

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1176

Release Date: September 11, 2021

Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week’s edition is anchored by Terry Saunders, N1KIN, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Running Time: 1:46:04

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Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

  1. GENESIS Ham Satellites Among Payloads Lost In Launch Failure
  2. 20th Anniversary Of 9/11 Commemorated By Amateur Radio Operators
  3. ARRL Board Of Directors Bestows Awards
  4. August 2021 Volunteer Monitor Program Report
  5. FCC Extends Filing Deadlines For Affected Louisiana Parishes And Mississippi Counties
  6. Louisiana ARES Returning To Normal Status In Storm Affected Parishes
  7. HamSCI Founder Nathaniel Frissell, W2NAF, Awarded $481,260 NASA Research Grant
  8. California Club Assists Animal Rescue Group With Communication Support
  9. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars
  10. Fire Alarms Sound On Board The International Space Station
  11. Summits On The Air Reports Hams Activating The Appalachian Trail
  12. Launch Information Service and Amateur Television System Amateur Radio Club To Retransmit Inspiration Launch
  13. Swiss Amateur To Have QSO’s From Hot Air Balloons
  14. BBC Sounds Interviews Worlds First Microsatellite Developer
  15. Oceania DX Contest Introduces YL Awards / Australian Amateur Radio Club Invites The World
  16. ARRL Board establishes program to cover initial FCC license fee for young applicants
    17 .NEW! August Summits and Parks On The Air Monthly Report with Vance Martin N3VEM
  17. Route 66 Special Event Station
  18. Bouvet Island DXpedition receives $100k grant.
  19. Amateur Radio Pedestrian mobile handbook now available
  20. Video for a three band portable antenna now available on online
  21. Some residents in the U.K. still without OTA television since a tower fire last month.
  22. IARU Region One bestows awards.

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, Leo will talk about ads in Windows 11??? Some IT exploitations were on the net on Labor Day, Apple delays the scheduled scanning of iPhones, and eight states will allow you to store your Drivers License on our phone, Leo will also tell us about the new Bluetooth wireless codec that rivals a wired connection, and he will tell us about the sudden shut down of the local channel retransmission streaming service, LoCast.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about rules you should follow when you are climbing with and for other amateurs.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, Onno will answer the question, “What’s In A Sound?”
  • 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 9/11. Bill was in New York City on that day, and he will tell us all about his experience being only a few blocks away from the World Trade Center.

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