February 29, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1200

Release Date: February 26, 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 Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Approximate Running Time: 1:25:54

Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1200

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

  1. ARISS Seeks Hosts for Ham Radio Contacts with Space Station Crew Members
  2. ARRL Section Manager Election Results Announced / Virginia Gets New Section Manager in Latest Round of Balloting
  3. The Five MegaHertz Newsletter Marks Ten Years
  4. FCC Re-issues Warnng: Amateur Service Licensees May Not Use Radio Equipment to Commit Criminal Acts
  5. Amateur Radio in Ukraine Ordered Off the Air in State of Emergency
  6. Crozet Island DXpedition Preparations are Moving Forward
  7. Tickets Are On Sale For Next QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo, March 12th and 13th
  8. ARRL Board of Directors Elects Officers, Executive Committee
  9. Cutting-Edge Technology was on Display at Orlando HamCation 2022
  10. Amateur Radio Volunteers Support Storm Response in Brazil
  11. New Digital Emergency Voice Network Is In The Planning Stages In Maine
  12. North and South Carolina Amateurs To Have Special Event Station / Voice of America Special Event Logs 3,665 Contacts
  13. Seminar Videos From Ham Radio University Are Now Available On YouTube
  14. Authentic Marconi Hut Replica Is Depicted In Virtual 3-D Model
  15. Hams In Australia Are Preparing For A Lot Of Mayham Coming Up Soon
  16. Free online amateur radio Technician license class
  17. Homebrew Panadapter Project brings a waterfall display to older transceivers
  18. The Rebel DX Group is looking for DXpedition Volunteers
  19. Mongolia/South Gobi Activation will happen in late March and early April
  20. Missing Amateur Radio Operator in Australia missing for two years, has been found in tragic story conclusion
  21. Poland’s radio amateurs provide Ukrainian Hams With WinLink email links
  22. Svalbard update DX Adventure Team provides DXpedition update
  23. 3Y0J Bouvet Island DXpedition Confirms Its Departure Date
  24. Erie Pennsylvania Amateur Operator Charged With Broadcasting Phony Weather Emergencies and Bomb Threats

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about how Windows Eleven will now require a Microsoft account to use the operating system, he will tell us how google is following Apple in announcing new privacy features for Android, the National Traffic Safety Administration is considering allowing adaptive headlight technology for new cars, and will tell us how a software start up in France has a new app that identifies types of cheese.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will tell us how to climb your tower and avoid the sudden stop.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will tell us his version of how to compare radios.
  • 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 take a snapshot of Amateur Radio in 1962.

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