June 18, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1201

Release Date: March 5, 2022

Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week’s edition is anchored by Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Terry Saunders, N1KIN, 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: 1:59:13

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Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

  1. ARRL Seeks Exemption from Proposed US Forest Service Communication Facility Fees; Comment Period to be Re-opened Through March 31st.
  2. Ukraine Maintains Ham Radio Silence in State of Emergency – UPDATED
  3. Ukrainian, Russian Radio Enthusiasts Battle Over Alleged Russian Military Frequency
  4. Elon Musk’s Starlink System Is Now Providing Satellite Internet Services In Ukraine – With A Warning
  5. Registration Is Open For USA Amateur Radio Direction Finding Championships
  6. HamXposition (formerly Boxboro) To Host ARRL New England and Hudson Division Conventions
  7. Volunteer Monitor Program Cautions Against Operating Beyond License Privileges
  8. We Will Have Hamvention, General Chairman Rick Allnutt, WS8G Pledges
  9. Chess-Playing Ham Radio Satellite to Launch This Fall
  10. Bouvet Island DXpedition Update
  11. ARISS Seeks Hosts for Ham Radio Contacts with Space Station Crew Members
  12. FCC Chair Jessica Rosenworcel Says the Commission Will Consider Receiver Notice Of Inquiry In April
  13. David Boggs, WA3DBJ, Who Co-Developed Ethernet Standards, SK
  14. Medium and Shortwave Broadcasts Carry Messages To Embattled Ukraine
  15. Replica Of Transatlantic Transmitter Has Success On The Air
  16. Young Lady Becomes Germany’s Youngest Advanced Class Licensee
  17. Amateurs Around The World Make Contact With The Pluto Special Event
  18. International Amateur Radio Union Region One Uses Satellite During Emergency Tests
  19. The Solar Termination Event Explained
  20. ARRL Board of Directors Elects Officers and appoints Executive Committee members
  21. The FCC re-issues its warning to amateur service licensees about using radio transceivers to facilitate crimes
  22. Tickets are now on sale for the upcoming QSO Today Virtual Ham Exposition March 12 and 13, 2022
  23. ARRL Section Manager election results are announced, Virginia elects a new Section Manager

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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