April 17, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1202

Release Date: March 12 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, 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: 1:59:13

Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1202

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

  1. Axiom Private Astronaut Mission Crew Will Conduct ARISS School Contacts
  2. Rapid Development of Satellite Mega-Constellations Risks Tragedies of the Commons
  3. ARRL Teachers Institute To Offer Four Sessions This Summer
  4. Annual Armed Forces Day Cross-Band Exercise Set for May 14th
  5. Volunteer Monitor Program Releases February 2022 Activity Report
  6. Successful Emergency Communications Exercise Carried Out on QO-100 Satellite
  7. Japan’s Ministry of Communications Establishes Advisory Board To Encourage Young People To Become Amateurs
  8. Heavenly Water Storm Hawaii Amateur Radio Emergency Service Communications Drill Is Set
  9. New FCC Study To Determine A Receiver’s Role In Rejecting Radio Frequency Interference
  10. Internet Outages Are Affecting West Bengal Radio Amateurs
  11. Popular DX’er UR8GX, Ivan Lysenko SK .. AMSAT Pioneer Ray Soifer, W2RS, SK
  12. Sea-Pac Convention Registration Is Now Open
  13. Radio Society Of Great Britain Looking For Leaders
  14. ARRL seeks an exemption from the new proposed US Forest Service Facility Fees. Opens comment period.
  15. HamXposition will host the ARRL New England and Hudson Division Conventions and Hamfest
  16. The Dayton Hamvention is most definitely on.
  17. RSGB Releases Board Minutes and the Legacy Committee will fund 50 MegaHertz meteor scatter beacon
  18. Vintage radio collection to be sold at auction in the UK
  19. Eliminating radio interference from refrigerator compressors on ships and boats
  20. 51 new German radio hams successfully pass exams
  21. The Importance of Antenna Height
  22. Russian troops using insecure communications
  23. Another antenna that ‘went the distance’ in the VK.

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will answer the questions, “How reliable are solid state drives?”, and, “What is wear leveling?”, Leo will also cover the multiple ways you can back up Windows 10.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, presents part two of his six part series explaining how to get your club meeting or ham fest promoted on local broadcast radio by correctly composing and submitting a Public Service Announcement.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, is very excited in his shack because his latest project, Beeps!
  • Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL
  • The latest from Parks On The Air and Summits On The Air (February Report) 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 state of amateur radio in the fabulous fifties, will explain what W-E-R-S, the War Emergency Radio Service was, and will take you back to the beginning of RACES, Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service, now under the jurisdiction of The Federal Emergency Management Agency.

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