June 28, 2022

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1188

Release Date: December 4, 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, 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: 1:44:38

Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1188

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

  1. Youth On The Air Month Continues To Expand Into The Americas
  2. ARISS-USA Announces New Senior Leadership
  3. International Amateur Radio Union Reports Another Over-the-Horizon Radar System Is Under Construction In India
  4. ARRL Author, QST Technical Editor Joel Hallas, W1ZR, SK
  5. New ARRL Section Manager Appointed In Maine
  6. Two 160 Meter Events In December Give Nod To 1921 Transatlantic Tests
  7. Dayton Hamvention Expects To Be Live Event In 2022
  8. Fall ARRL Section Manager Election Results Are Announced
  9. Amateur Radio Digital Communications Grants Will Expand Emergency Capabilities In Haiti and The US Virgin Islands
  10. Transatlantic Radio Signals Celebrate 100 Year Anniversary
  11. Power Your Equipment Without Relying On Batteries
  12. Belgium Planning To Resume Amateur Radio Exams In First Quarter 2022 / Proposed Changes In Australian Licensees
  13. Special Event Station Will Be Activated For Pearl Harbor Bombing Anniversary
  14. The QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo Issues Call For Presentations and Papers
  15. ARRL Seeks News Editor
  16. Ofcom UK is seeking views on how to maximize the long-term value of Terahertz spectrum.
  17. Ironman South Africa Event Give Local Amateurs A Chance To Develop Emergency Service Skills
  18. Government asks citizens in India to not subscribe to Elon Musk’s satellite internet service Starlink
  19. New law hits AIS beacons in China: Media misreporting can be threat to radio amateurs
  20. India amateurs into Shortwave Listening during the pandemic
  21. Ofcom consultation on protecting 23.6-24 GHz
  22. Ofcom UK looking to unlock the potential of Terahertz spectrum
  23. Wireless Power Transfer interference: German radio hams respond to CEPT ECC consultation
  24. Rockall Island DXpedition planned for next summer
    25, ARRL W1AW on-air code practice copy will originate from the 1921 Transatlantic Test edition

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk a little more about the current chip shortage and proposed resolutions, and will take a look at Virtual Reality and the new upcoming Augmented Reality system coming in 2022 from the folks at Apple.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will take a look at some general mounting resolutions for the tower in your yard.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will present a proposal in his piece entitled One Time Zone To Rule Them All.
  • 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 a look at the amateur happenings during the nineteen sixties and early seventies that finally led up to Technician Liberation that finally took place in 1972.

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