June 18, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1209

Release Date: April 30, 2022

Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week’s edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, 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: 1:35:09

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Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

  1. AMSAT Hamvention Call For Volunteers Update
  2. Hams In Bosnia-Herzegovina Bring A Fast Response To Recent Earthquake
  3. ARRL Youth Licensing Grant Program Goes Into Effect
  4. Federal Communications Commission Seeks Public Input On Improving Receiver Rejection of RFI
  5. New Colorado Section Manager Takes Office On July 1st
  6. One Family Celebrates Generations of Amateur Radio Operators
  7. Federal Communications Commission Sites Manifacturers Of Hazardous Drone Transmitters
  8. United States Amateur Radio Direction Finding Championships Results
  9. Friedrichshafen, Germany To Host The 45th International Amateur Radio Exhibition
  10. United States Government Will Study HF Propagation Using Satellite Based Sensors
  11. Amateurs In Maine Attend Training Seminar To Assist Disaster First Responders
  12. Webinar Scheduled For The ARRL Foundation Club Grant Program
  13. Radio Society of Great Britian Is Seeking A New RadCom News Editor
  14. FCC – Universal Licensing System Shuts Down For The Second Time In As Many Weeks
  15. Amateurs In The U-S Prepare For Armed Forces Cross-Band Exerices On Armed Forces Day
  16. Astronaut Aboard The Space Station Has Successful Amateur Radio School Contact
  17. The 2022 Virtual Amateur Radio Workshop from the National Hurricane Conference Has Been Posted YouTube
  18. Orlando HamCation Reports Attendance Numbers
  19. Hams In Bosnia-Herzegovina Bring A Fast Repsose To Recent Earthquake
  20. FCC Hiring for Electronics Engineering
  21. Radio Amateurs to Participate in MARS Interoperability Exercise in May
  22. Caister Marconi radio station contacts more than 160 amateurs in 25 countries to mark Marconi Day at lifeboat station
  23. Online UK Full ham radio licence course starts May 3
  24. The two most powerful antennas of Grigoriopol megawatt transmitter in Transnistria have been destroyed
  25. Ham radio and AMSAT-UK at Electromagnetic Field Camp event takes place June 2-5
  26. Upcoming contest and HamFest news.

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will answer the question, are RAM DISKS still a thing? And should they be used with modern computers. Leo will also explain Public Key Cryptography.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, covers everything you need to know to install and maintain your tower and antenna installation for your station. This week, Greg will talk about the proper climbing belts to use while working on your tower antenna system.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will explain “The Art Of Troubleshooting The Digital World”
  • Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL
  • The latest from Parks On The Air and Summits On The Air (March 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 continues his mini-series on amateur radios Fallen Flags. This week Bill looks at a little radio company that got its start in New York City, the Hammarlund Radio Corporation.

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