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This Week in Amateur Radio

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PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1117

This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1117

Release Date: July 25, 2020

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

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS

Running Time: 1:33:14

Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1117

Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service:

  1. Unauthorized Transmissions Reported in 144 MegaHertz Satellite Allocation
  2. Tokyo Ham Fair, Largest in the world is cancelled due to pandemic
  3. More than 12,000 Register Early for QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo
  4. ARRL Members to Lead New 30-Minute Amateur Radio Webinar Series
  5. Chris Brault, KD8YVJ, is 2020 Amateur Radio Newsline Young Ham of the Year
  6. High School Marine Buoy Transmitter Now Active on 20-Meter WSPR
  7. Winlink Developers Use Arduino-Based Simulator to Evaluate Digital Modes
  8. Mexican Tower Workers Find Parasite Antennas On Cell Towers
  9. Interoperability Exercise Using Army Mars Scales Back Operations This Year
  10. FCC Announces Closing of Filing Window at its Headquarters
  11. Registration now available for RAC Advanced Course During Summer 2020
  12. Dayton Hamvention Announces New Chair, Assistant Chair for 2021 Show
  13. ARRL Board of Directors Meets Remotely via Zoom Teleconferencing
  14. Hurricane Watch Net Activates for Hurricane Hanna
  15. Radio Amateurs Assist Air Ambulance That Lost Satellite Communications Link

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about last weeks major Twitter hack.
  • 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 even more tower climbing vocabulary and terms.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will answer the question What is the Point of This 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 takes a look back at the predecessor to the Emergency Broadcast System. It was called Conelrad, and Bill will tell you all about it.

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