August 11, 2022

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1203

Release Date: March 19 2022

Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week’s edition is anchored by Terry Saunders, N1KIN, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Approximate Running Time: 1:37:52

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Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

  1. Belgium Military Exercise Will Use 50 MegaHertz Band During Upcoming Exercises
  2. Washington State American Legion Post Donates Amateur Radio Repeater
  3. Russians To Give American Astronaut Ride To Earth In Spite Of Tensions
  4. Dayton Hamvention 2022 Announces Award Winners – Part One – Technical Achievement & Special Achievement Awards
  5. Dayton Hamvention 2022 Announces Award Winners – Part Two – Amateur Of The Year & Club Of The Year
  6. AMSAT Receives a Grant From Amateur Radio Digital Communications
  7. Friedrichshafen HAM RADIO 2022 Will Welcome Worldwide Visitors
  8. Radio Society of Great Britain Legacy Committee To Fund 50 MegaHertz Meteor Scatter Beacon
  9. World Radiosport Team Championship 2022 Special Event Station Award Begins New Cycle
  10. Nordic H-F Conference 2022 to Be Held in Fårö, Sweden
  11. Summits On The Air Activators Complete Their Summit Sweep In Wales
  12. A Contesting Word to the Wise & CQ to Limit Contest Participation by Stations in Russia, Belarus, and Donbas.
  13. Rick Lindquist, WW1ME, Retires As ARRL News Editor
  14. US Grassroots Efforts Bean Shortwave To Russia and the Ukraine
  15. Friedrichshafen Ham Camp Canceled Due To Covid
  16. Puerto Rico Reopens The Arecibo Facility To Visitors
  17. School Amateur Radio Club In Ohio Transmits Wisdom Over The Air
  18. Axiom private astronaut mission crew to the ISS will conduct ARISS school contacts
  19. The Annual Armed Forces Day cross-band exercise is set for May 14th
  20. February Volunteer Monitor Report from Riley Hollingsworth K4ZDH
  21. Japans Ministry of Communications establishes an advisory board to encourage young people into amateur radio
  22. Saint Patrick’s Day Weekend Activities on the air
  23. IARUMS newsletter – Russian HF radar activity among others on the HF bands
  24. CME strike sparks geomagnetic storm and wipes out cosmic rays
  25. MSF 60 kHz Radio Time Signal – Planned shutdown for antenna work
  26. UK/Ofcom releases new Space Satellite Spectrum Strategy

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about the latest Apple Event and their new series of processors, and a look at their new monitor that has an iPhone Bionic CPU in it, and he will take a look at the current state of cyber-warfare. He will have an expanded report.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, presents part three 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, will present and Introduction To The Terms of Contesting.
  • 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 takes a look at a rare R-F phenomenon called “Long Delayed Echos”

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