March 4, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1194

Release Date: January 15, 2022

Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week’s edition is anchored by Terry Saunders, N1KIN, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, 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.

Approximate Running Time: 1:37:52

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Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

  1. Interim ARRL Section Manager Appointed for Delaware
  2. National Science Foundation Awards Nearly $50,000 Grant to HamSCI Founder, Nathaniel Frissell, W2NAF
  3. ARISS Highlighted among NASA’s Best Space Station Science Pictures of 2021
  4. ARDC Grant Will Allow The ARRL Foundation To Give Up To $25,000 To Amateur Radio Club Projects
  5. Elon Musk’s Strarlink Receive Antenna Hits Surprise Problem
  6. EASAT-2 And Hades Satellites With FM Repeaters Launched
  7. Growing Number Of Operators Completing Worked All States On 222 MegaHertz
  8. 2022 International DX Convention In Visalia, California, Is Cancelled Due To Covid
  9. Eight US Schools and Organizations Could Host Ham Radio Contacts With Space Station Crew
  10. Youth On The Air Camp To Tentatively Return In June
  11. Launch Of A Wooden Amateur Radio Satellite Still Pending
  12. Dick Fyjlstra, PA0DFN, Is 2022 Carole Perry Educator Of The Year
  13. China Is Expanding Its South China Sea Antenna Farms
  14. Northern Hemisphere Amateur Are Preparing For Winter Field Day 2022
  15. Developer Of Popular Logging Software, Mike Subocz, VK3AVV/VK3JV – SK
  16. POTA/SOTA Tallies Up The 2021 Contacts and Activations
  17. Club Creates Map To Connect Amateur In Canada
  18. Intrepid DX Group Young Amateurs Winning Eassys Now On Line
  19. South Africa: New EMC rules for electronic devices to benefit radio hams
  20. World Radiosport Team Championship Postponed Again To 2023 Due To Pandemic
  21. The Slow Morse Club Is Welcoming New Members
  22. Germany’s DARC talks to members about ham radio’s future
  23. The UK Ministry of Defence is conducting a GPS jamming exercise
  24. Amateur radio emergency communications in Malaysia

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk with JPL Space Engineer Rod Pyle about the launch and deployment of the exciting new James Webb Telescope.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will tell you the tricks of the trade involved when you have to climb your tower at night
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will explore amateur radio projects made from Unobtainium
  • Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL
  • The latest update from Parks On The Air, and Summits On The Air with Vance Martin, N3VEM
  • Bill Continelli, W2XOY – The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill looks at the amateur radio products and happenings in the 1930’s

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