January 24, 2022

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1193

Release Date: January 8, 2022

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, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Approximate Running Time: 1:16:09

Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1193

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

  1. Radio Amateurs of Canada Announces New President
  2. ARRL Welcomes New Director of Emergency Management
  3. Dick Fijlstra, PA0DFN, Is 2022 Carole Perry Educator Of The Year
  4. New Technician Question Pool Released, Effective July 1st, 2022.
  5. Comments Invited On New Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument Management Plan
  6. ARRL Foundation Grants First-Year Funding for ARISS STAR Keith Pugh Initiative
  7. WSJT Development Group Releases Bug Fix WSJT-X version 2.5.4
  8. CAMSAT XW-3 (CAS-9) Is Designated Hope-OSCAR-113 (HO-113)
  9. The Volunteer Monitor Program Report For December 2021
  10. ARRL Surveying Field Day Participants
  11. ARRL to Oppose Forest Service Administrative Fees for Amateur Facilities
  12. Youth on the Air Camp to Return in June
  13. Colorado Amateurs Assist Communications During Wildfires
  14. Amateurs In Germany Re-think Their Disaster Communications Efforts By Building Mesh Wi-Fi Networks
  15. Navy Veteran/Amateur Prepares A Camping Trailer For Future Disaster Response
  16. Netherlands Airport Traffic Control Interference Traced To FM Broadcaster
  17. MicroSoft Proposes Artificial Intelligence To Aid Radio Transcription For Military Use
  18. BBC’s Centenary celebrated by BBC Radio/Amateur special event amateur radio station GB100BBC
  19. HamSCI invites abstracts for its 2022 Workshop on Space Weather
  20. Icelandic radio ham made over 25,000 contacts in 2021
  21. Ofcom: Radio regulation enforcement
  22. A ham radio antenna that fits almost anywhere

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, compares todays modern laptops to early mainframe computers, and will tell us how the nations wireless carriers are moving forward with 5G deployment this week, ignoring the FCC and FAA directives about 5G’s potential to interfere with airline altimeters.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about performing tower work, with and for other amateurs.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will present a segment he calls “Leaving The Hobby”.
  • 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 looks back to the 1970’s and the college war resistance network that was taking place on amateur radio.

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