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This Week in Amateur Radio

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PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1116

This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1116

Release Date: July 18, 2020

Here is a summary of the news trending this week. This weeks edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS

Running Time: 1:26:27

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Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service:

  1. Proposed Shortwave Station in Illinois Prompts an Objection
  2. Why WWV and WWVH Still Matter in the Internet Age
  3. AMSAT-DL Submits Lunar Lander Proposal to European Space Agency
  4. Yasme Foundation Supporting Grant will Expand Reverse Beacon Network
  5. FCC Announces Closing of Filing Window at its Headquarters old Headquarters in Washington D.C.
  6. AMSAT Says Husky-1 CubeSat Project Helped Pave the Way for Future Missions
  7. International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend on Track for 2020
  8. Radio Amateur Society of Australia’s QTC Magazine Goes Fully Electronic
  9. Field Day 2020 is Shaping Up to be One for the Record Books
  10. DXCC Entities in Play as US Rejects China’s Significant South China Sea Claims
  11. Radio Amateurs Respond to Flooding in Indonesia
  12. Russian-Ukrainian Radio War Appears To Be Escalating
  13. Ireland Radio Group Completes New Digital DMR Network
  14. Buffalo Soldiers Special Event To Pay Tribute During Special Event Operation
  15. Reminder Of Two Virtual Ham Radio Events Coming Up Soon
  16. Radio Club of America Announces 2020 Award Recipients and Fellows
  17. Radio Amateurs Supports Air Ambulance That Lost Communications With Its Control Tower
  18. Maritime Mobile Service Network Comes To The Aid Of A Vessel In Distress
  19. A Newer Solar Cycle 25 Forecast Runs Counter To The Concensus
  20. Long Island Kids CW Club Is Issued A Freshly Minted Callsign

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, talks about Apples new iOS-14 operating system public beta, and related security issues.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about the corrent type of
    climbing belt to use while working on your tower.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will talk about home brewing in the 21st century.
  • 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 state of amateur radio in the year, 1962

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