February 29, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1210

Release Date: May 7, 2022

Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week’s edition is anchored by Terry Saunders, N1KIN, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, 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

Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1210

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

  1. Mobile App Available to Navigate 2022 Dayton Hamvention
  2. Amateur Radio Club Helps Teach Survival Skills
  3. ARRL Forum At Hamvention Will Include FCC Enforcement Bureau’s Lark Hadley, KA4A
  4. ARRL RF Safety Committee Members To Be Honored By The Radio Society of Great Britain
  5. New Zealand Amateur Radio Transmitters Society Renews 60 Meter Access
  6. Summits On The Air Activate Arctic Island of Svalbard
  7. Dave Kalter Memorial Youth DX Adventure 2022
  8. Online Tickets Available For The Northeast HamXposition Hosting ARRL New England and Hudson Division Conventions
  9. Two Videos Introducing The ARRL Foundation Club Grant Program Are Now Available
  10. A New Colorado Section Manager Begins July 1st
  11. Two Teens, A Ham Radio, and Operation Deep Freeze
  12. West Point Scout Camp Special Event Returns After A Two Year Lapse
  13. Canadian Hams Authorized Special Prefixes to Honor Queen’s Jubilee
  14. Amateurs Are Preparing For The Special Event At The Upcoming Indianapolis Motor Races
  15. Non-Authorized Operation Of Digital Mode FT8 Takes Place In Belgium
  16. Amateurs Prepare For Another Active Hurricane Season
  17. Wireless Power Transfer Test Is Called A Success
  18. Amateur Radio Club In Indiana Receives A Grant For Emergency Operations
  19. Some New Rules Going into Effect this Year for ARRL Field Day
  20. Amateurs Assist In A Rescue From Human Trafficking
  21. FCC Is Seeking Public Input On Improving Receiver Rejection Of Radio Frequency Interference
  22. Radio Society of Great Britian Is Still Seeking A New Managing Editor and Technical Editor
  23. Radio Ham Helps Save Man Swept Overboard
  24. 40 MHz – Belgium regulator considering new amateur band
  25. Federal Communications Commission Fines A Manufacturer Of Hazardous Drone Transmitters
  26. Friedrichshafen Germany Plays Host To The 45th International Amateur Radio Exhibition
  27. ARRL Announces New Youth Licensing Grant Program
  28. Ham Families Continue to Grow
  29. A look at the 1930s Transatlantic Radiotelephone System
  30. Radio amateurs in court – A look back at the UK radio amateurs who were prosecuted during World War 1
  31. Radio hams to commemorate Amelia Earhart’s transatlantic flight
  32. Radio World letter critical of ham radio, amateurs flood in letters defending amateur radio
  33. Victim-blaming for vampire devices is no way to energy efficiency

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • 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 takes a close up look at the best methods for sealing coax connections against the weather.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will take a look at the science behind amateur radio.
  • 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 concludes his mini-series on amateur radios Fallen Flags, with a look at the Swan Radio Corporation.

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