Release Date: December 18, 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, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.
Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.
Approximate Running Time: 1:52:43
Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1190
Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:
- Sweden’s SAQ VLF Alexanderson Alternator Station Schedules Christmas Eve Transmission
- Polish Radio Amateur Ordered to Stop Using Falkland Islands Identifier from Antarctica
- ARRL and RSGB Announce Winners of Transatlantic Centenary Cups
- ARRL Rookie Roundup CW Event is December 19th
- Interim Section Manager Appointment Made in Virginia; Georgia Section Manager Post Becomes Vacant
- Observations of Over the Horizon Radar Interference in Ham Bands Top All Others
- World Radio TV Handbook to Cease Publication
- Jonathan Brandenburg, KF5IDY, Appointed AMSAT Assistant Vice President Of Engineering
- Past ARRL Chief Development Officer Mary Hobart, K1MMH, SK
- Icom SHF Project — Super High Frequency Band Challenge Offers Opportunities for ARES
- SKYWARN Spotters and Nets Track Deadly Storms
- New Directors in Two ARRL Divisions Will Take Their Seats in January
- Ham Radio University Going Virtual Again In 2022
- Spain and Norway Seek Ways to Attract a Younger Generation of Hams
- Experimental Station WI2XLQ Will Be On The Air On 486 kiloHertz AM On Christmas Eve
- Amateur Operators Mark Two Marconi Anniversaries
- Ham Convention In Hyderabad India Draws A Big Crowd
- Kids Can Talk To Santa On These Nets
- Enthusiasts Prep For Large Foxhunt Challenge In Turkey
- ARRL Podcast on station grounding with Ward Siler
- Get ready for the annual straight key night on New Years Eve
- 60th anniversary of launch of first ham radio satellite Oscar One
- Group announces the year long DX Ultra Marathon Contest
- World’s smallest Moon lander launched by Japan will put ham radio transmitter on the Moon
- RSGB National Radio Centre to close temporarily from Friday 17 December
- Norway: Intruders in the ham radio 144 MHz band
- IARUMS reports on drifter in ham radio 7 MegaHertz band
- Netherlands regulator increases charges for radio hams
- Morse code features on television program to be broadcast on BBC Channel 4 TV Sunday December 19th
Plus these Special Features This Week:
- Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will reminisce about old technology from the early days of the net that you can still find and try out on the internet archive, and will have his word of the week, “angstrom”, which has to do with the latest processor internal wiring measurements.
- Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
- Special holiday segment with Bill Continelli, W2XOY
- Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will explain what you can do if the only space on the tower forces you to mount your vertical antenna upside down.
- Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will tell you how you can Get Amateur Radio Propagation Data In Real Time at Home. We will have the November update from Parks on the Air (POTA), and Summits on the Air (SOTA) coordinator Vance Martin, N3VEM..
- 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 have part two of his look back at the history of repeaters.
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