March 2, 2021

This Week in Amateur Radio

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PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1119


This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1119

Release Date: August 8, 2020

Here is a summary of the news trending this week. This weeks edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS

Running Time: 1:18:42

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Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service:

  1. New England Division Convention Canceled Due to Pandemic
  2. Radio Amateur Takes Part in Historic First Commercial Human Spaceflight to International Space Station
  3. ARRL Volunteer Monitors Recognize Good Operators
  4. New Smartphone App Helps Identify Unknown Data Modes
  5. Canadian Amateur Radio Hall of Fame Nominations Sought
  6. ARRL Board Confers Awards and Recognitions
  7. Amateur Radio Volunteers Up and Down The East Coast Go on Alert for Isaias
  8. ARRL 2020 Simulated Emergency Test Scheduled for October 3rd and 4th Weekend
  9. German Satellite Demonstrates Orbit Control on a 1U CubeSat
  10. Meet Up with ARRL Virtually August 7th thru the 9th at QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo
  11. SAQ Alexanderson Day in the Age of COVID-19
  12. Lost Video Archive from 1997 Heard Island VK0IR DXpedition Found
  13. Amazon’s Kuiper Satellite Constellation Gets A Thumbs Up From The FCC
  14. Radio Society of Great Britain Provides Extra Online Support For News Hams In The United Kingdom
  15. Registration Begins For The 2021 Youth On The Air Camp In The Americas
  16. The Millennium Net Falls Silent
  17. Campus Radio Clubs Face an Altered Fall Landscape In The Fall Semester
  18. Collegiate QSO Party Is Planned For September
  19. STAYATHOME special event is declared a success worldwide

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, explains how to create you very own custom e-mail address.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will tell you about his experiences
    weather proofing coax connections and what to use.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, tells you what to expect during your first D-X Digital contact.
  • 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, 1977, which
    covers the expansion of CB Radio and the two meter FM band.

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