January 24, 2022

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1187 – Expanded Thanksgiving Edition

Release Date: November 27, 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, 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: 2:17:43

Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1187

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

  1. Fall ARRL Section Manager Election Results Are Announced Along With Division Directors
  2. Dayton Hamvention Expects To Be Live Event In 2022
  3. ARDC Grants Will Expand Emergency Capabilities In Haiti And The US Virgin Islands
  4. Past ARRL Rocky Mountain Division Director Claude Maer, W0IC, SK
  5. Summits On The Air Activate During Japanese Vitural HamFest / Registration Begins For Virtual Ham Radio University
  6. Registration is Open for the 2022 ARRL National Convention in Orlando
  7. Escalating Covid Conditions Cancels Amateur Radio Exams In Belgium
  8. Federal Communications Commission Gives Thumbs Up To The First FM Capable 11 Meter Radios In The United States
  9. International Amateur Radio Union Gives Its Highest Honor To Three Amateurs For Leadership
  10. Young Radio Amateurs Are Excited For The Upcoming Youngsters On The Air Month
  11. Blur Rock Musician/Ham Signs A New Recording Contract

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, is on vacation and Rich DeMuro, technology reporter from KTLA sits in and talks about online assistant privacy and a lot more.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about designing basic antenna mounts for your tower.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, takes a look at what he calls, the re-birth of home brewing
  • 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 continues his in depth look at the technician class licensee during the fifties and sixties.
  • The Random Access File with Bill Baran, N2FNH/SK – A Christmas Packet
  • THANKSGIVING SPECIAL: As our Thanksgiving week present to you, we will have an interview of the late Art Bell, W6OBB, conducted by The QSO Today podcasts own Eric Guth 4Z1UG

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