December 1, 2022

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1181

Release Date: October 16, 2021

Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week’s edition is anchored by Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Running Time: 1:50:21

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Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

  1. Students At UK School For Deaf Enjoy Space Chat With Astronauts On The ISS
  2. Scouting’s Jamboree On The Air And On The Internet Takes Place This Weekend
  3. Amateur Radio Digital Communications Grant To Benefit High School Computer Science Students
  4. Amateur Radio Station, K6TZ, Will Offer Visitors A Glimpse Of Island Life
  5. September 2021 Volunteer Monitor Program Report
  6. Author, QRP Enthusiast Rich Arland, K7SZ, Silent Key
  7. The Premiere of NIGHT, The Movie
  8. Oregon HamWAN To Expand Digital Communications Network
  9. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars
  10. New England Parks On The Air Event Set For Mid October
  11. UN Day Transmission From Sweden’s Alexanderson Alternator SAQ Set For October 24
  12. Intrepid-DX Group Extends Youth Essay Contest Deadline
  13. Special Grant Puts New Student Club Station On The Air In India
  14. NASA Deep Space Atomic Clock Reaches End Of Mission
  15. France Celebrates Its Youngest Amateur On Reunion Island – The RSGB Convention Is Now On Line
  16. Irish Amateur Radio Exams Get A New Supervisor
  17. UK amateurs are now required to comply with new EMF regulations
  18. The BBC Amateur Radio Club to celebrate BBC 100 years on the air with special event GB2100BBC
  19. Australian regulator ACMA releases 2×1 contest callsigns
  20. South African amateurs to hold morse code contests
  21. The CQ WorldWide phone and CW contests will feature new youth category

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, Leo will talk about how the internet has changed the way we travel, and, he will tell us how the New York Times thinks the internet didn’t turn out the way its supposed to.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about the best methods that he has found to replace rusty bolts on a tower.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will talk about standard information exchange across amateur radio
  • 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 will take a close up look at the VHF frequency allocation battle of the mid-1940’s in Part One of this special historical look back.
  • The Random Access File with Bill Baran, N2FNH/SK – This time, Bill talks a look at his introduction to the Radio Shack Dual Band H-T-X 420, in the way only Bill could relate.

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