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This Week in Amateur Radio

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PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1118

This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1118

Release Date: August 1, 2020

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

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS

Running Time: 1:05:14

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Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service:

  1. The FCC Fines HobbyKing Nearly $3 Million for Marketing Unauthorized Drone Transmitters
  2. ARRL/TAPR Digital Communications Conference Seeks Papers
  3. AMSAT Partners with University of Maine WiSe-Net Lab to Develop State’s First CubeSat
  4. ARRL Board Meets in Remote Electronic Meeting
  5. Traffic-Handling Webinar Launches Ham Radio Learning Series
  6. Nomination Signatures Sent via Email or Mail May Be Submitted for ARRL Offices
  7. ARRL Foundation Awards Grant to The University of Alabama Huntsville
  8. High School Marine Buoy Transmitter Now Active on 20-Meter WSPR
  9. Historical Story: Propagation as a Matter of Life or Death
  10. Hurricane Watch Net Activates for Hurricane Hanna
  11. Ham Radio Assisted A Pedestrian In Distress In The ARRL Maryland DC Section
  12. Amateurs In New Zealand Get A Three Month Extension For The Sixty Meter Band
  13. Australian Call Signs Are Undergoing A Few Changes
  14. Hurricane Watch Net Activating as Hurricane Isaias Approaches US East Coast

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about the future and yet to be invented Quantum Computing.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will give us all some general tips for mounting an antenna on your tower.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, asks, when you are on the air, What Do You Talk About?
  • 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 at the state of amateur radio in the year 1958 and the beginning of RACES, The Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service.

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