December 1, 2022

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1204

Release Date: March 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, 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: 1:21:56

Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1204

This Week in Amateur Radio #1204

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

  1. AMSAT Receives a Grant From Amateur Radio Digital Communications
  2. Friedrichshafen HAM RADIO FEST 2022 Will Welcome Worldwide Visitors
  3. Russia and Belarus Suspended From CEPT Membership
  4. Russian Astronauts Board International Space Station in Ukrainian Colours
  5. Denmark’s Amateur Radio Society EDR Takes Action Against Russia and Belarus
  6. New Amateur Radio License Applications Fee To Become Effective April 19, 2022
  7. Ham Payload Going To The Chinese Space Station
  8. HAARP Is Now On The Air
  9. A New World Distance Record at 134 GigaHertz
  10. Shortwave Is Making A Comeback During The Ukraine Invasion
  11. Amateurs In Australia Help Each Other Following Flood Losses
  12. Hams In India Prepare By Attending A Two Day Disaster Training Drill
  13. Amateurs In The United States Focus On Severe Weather Preparedness
  14. State Of Oregon Launches Its First Satellite
  15. Beginner Amateur Radio License Becomes Popular In Norway
  16. American Country Music Legend Loretta Lynn Is Honored With A Special Event Station
  17. Poland cancels SP-DX Contest due to influx of refugees
  18. Zoom conference on RF Safety available
  19. IRTS announces Hurdy Gurdy Radio Museum is not closing
  20. Hurdy Gurdy Museum to celebrate International Marconi Day
  21. World Amateur Radio Day April 18th – RAC Plans Get On The Air Special Event Station
  22. Owning a shortwave radio is once again a subversive activity
  23. Australian document on VDSL2 interference problem sites amateur interference
  24. A look at amateur radio in Belfast Ireland in the 1920’s
  25. CQWW-DX and other contest on the line
  26. Russia agrees to give American astronaut a ride home from the Space Station.

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about Apple iOS vulnerabilities to a Remote Zero Click attack.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, presents part four 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 try and answer the question, why do we communicate?
  • 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 examines the C-B Craze of the late seventies, and the effect it had on back-logging the FCC, and amateur radio

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