February 1, 2023

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1182

Release Date: October 23, 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, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Running Time: 2:26:37

Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1182

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

  1. New CQ World Wide Youth Category To Debut October 30th and 31st
  2. United Nations Day Transmission From Sweden’s SAQ Set For October 24th
  3. Radio Amateurs Invited To Participate In The Antarctic Eclipse Festival In December
  4. September 2021 Volunteer Monitor Program Report
  5. IARU Region One President’s Speech To Shaping The Future Of Amateur Radio Workshop
  6. Technician License Training Course Added To ARRL’s YouTube Channel / General Course Offered By Museum
  7. Yasme Foundation Board Announces Grant / November QST Article Celebrates Centenary Of Beverage Antennas
  8. Enjoy Two Weekends Of Fun During The ARRL November Sweepstakes
  9. Amateur Radio Digital Communications/ ARDC Grants To Fund Amateur Radio Project Expansions
  10. Hams Support Chicago Marathon
  11. Golden Globe Sailing Race Entrants Banned From Using Amateur Radio
  12. Ohio Amateur Radio Involved In State Planning For 2024 Solar Eclipse
  13. Can An Amateur Radio Handheld Stop A Train? Texas Club Averts a Train Disaster During Bicycle Race
  14. Military Radio Operators Participate In Competition
  15. The Straight Key Century Club Celebrates The Enrollment Of Its 25,000th Member
  16. Federal Communications Commission Approves Wireless Power Transfer Technology
  17. November Special Event Station To Highlight Hammerlund Radio
  18. Volunteers Sought For The UK National Radio Centre
  19. Amateur Radio Boot Camp Online Covers Amateur Radio Basics And More
  20. The Low Down On Legal Unlicensed Experimental Long Wave Radio
  21. Escratini Special DxPedition To Activate
  22. IRTS Archive is seeking missing items. Can you help?
  23. 20 years ago a severe geomagnetic storm hit the earth. A quick look back.
  24. YOTA held special Jamborees on the internet during the height of the pandemic
  25. India seeks amateur operators to assistance during emergencies

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, takes a nostalgic look back at the early search engines on the internet, and will take a look at how the internet and big tech are both good and bad.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will have some tips on general antenna mounting.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will look at “The Inherent Redundency Of A Compromise Antenna”
  • 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 opens up his Playbill for Part Two of the VHF Frequency Battle Of The 1940’s
  • Rain HamCast: Special Talk by Dick Shelto W8CMY from then WBBM News Radio In Chicago
  • POTA/SOTA Update for this month with Vance Martin

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