February 29, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1185

Release Date: November 13, 2021

Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week’s edition is anchored by Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Terry Saunders, N1KIN, 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: 1:27:59

Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1185

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

  1. October 2021 Volunteer Monitor Program Report
  2. Solo DXpeditioner Says Operating from Crozet is Limited by Nature
  3. AMSAT-NA Elects Officers, Discusses Ongoing and Future Satellite Projects
  4. Norway Looking To Introduce Entry Level Ham Radio License
  5. It Looks Like The Dayton HamVention Will Happen In 2022
  6. Japanese Amateurs Create Their Own Hamfest / Slovenia’s Worldwide Flora & Fauna Celebrations On Air
  7. New 2×1 Australian Callsigns Make Their Debut During The CQWW SSB Contest
  8. European Digital Amateur Television Magazine Ceases Publication
  9. (Re)Discover Radio At The ARRL National Convention and Orlando HamCation February 10-13, 2022
  10. The Wireless Institute of Australia Meets With The Australian Communications and Media Authority
  11. Space Physics Professor Seeks Radio Amateurs’ Help in Making Space Physics Data Audible
  12. Radio Amateurs in Brazil Help with Rescue Operation
  13. Dominican Radio Club Participates In Successful Earthquake Evacuation Simulation
  14. Ten Tips for New Contesters and Those with Modest Stations
  15. International Amateur Radio Union Region 1 Monitoring System Newsletter Summary
  16. A quick look at the Beverage Antenna now on the ARRL Eclectic Tech podcast
  17. South African Radio League slow speed CW event is coming up
  18. Ham radio operators participate in California earthquake response drills
  19. An update on Solar Cycle 25
  20. A shortwave broadcaster in Germany accidently fires up on the forty meter band
  21. The International Amateur Radio Union has a new proposed digital mode band plan.

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, asks the questions, are you afraid of technology, and will talk about a recent F-C-C ruling on the demise of Cable Card Technology…
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about climbing your tower and taking a turn to the left or right, or how to safely work on tower sidearms.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, asks ‘What have you been up to in amateur radio lately?’
  • 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 November 22, 1967, the date that the FCC institute incentive punishment…I mean, incentive licensing. The year that hams lost operating frequencies and pitted amateurs against the FCC and the ARRL.

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