May 22, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1211

Release Date: May 14, 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, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Approximate Running Time: 1:40:39

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Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

  1. Shortwave Radio Outlets Around The World Are Resurrected To Support The War In The Ukraine
  2. FCC Has Resolved Technical Issues and Resumes Processing Amateur Radio License Applications
  3. Annual Armed Forces Day Cross-Band Exercise Set for May 14th
  4. Get To 2022 Dayton Hamvention — May 20th through the 22nd
  5. Día del Radioaficionado Celebrated May 10th, 2022 in Puerto Rico
  6. ARES Activated in Oklahoma for Tornado Clean-Up Communications
  7. National Hurricane Center Annual Communications Test to be Held on May 28th
  8. Students HAM it up on Roof of Engineering Building At University of Arizona
  9. Japan Tour Boat Operator Used Amateur Radio Illegally On Boat That Sank
  10. Brazil Puts New Regulations In Place Limiting Radio Frequency Interference From Solar Panel Installations
  11. Youth On The Air Will Welcome Visitors To The Dayton HamVention
  12. Amelia Earhart Transatlantic Flight 90th Anniversary To Be Celebrated On The Air
  13. The Village Of Geeks Is Happening This Summer In The U.K.
  14. German Radio Amateurs Plan To Use GSM/GPRS Technology On The Ammateur Bands
  15. Brazil Tackles Radio Frequency Polluting Solar Panel Installations
  16. Ofcom Short Range Devices and MilliMeter Wave Consultations
  17. Radio Hams Provide Public Service Communications During Tour De Tulsa, Oklahoma Cycling Event
  18. Radio Society of Great Britain Beyond Exams Club Scheme relaunches as Brickworks
  19. Dhruv Rebba KC9ZJX, 18, hopes to develop a program that will enable youth to build and program microsatellites
  20. Mobile application available to help navigate the Dayton HamVention
  21. The ARRL forum at the Dayton HamVention will feature the FCC Enforcement Bureau’s Lark Hadley, KA4A
  22. Online tickets are now available for the Northeast HamXposition
  23. New rules are going to be in effect for the 2022 Field Day Operation
  24. Amateurs in the southern US are preparing for another projected active hurricane season

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about how difficult it is to unsubscribe or reach technical support at Alphabet, which is Google. He will also talk about the new Firefox 100 release which actually has a functioning privacy switch supported by new regulations about web tracking thanks to the EU GDPR.
  • 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 cover the best methods for mounting electronics on the tower.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will introduce you to Augustian Jean Fresnel, Zepplins, and a picket fence, and what they collectively have to do with VHF and UHF signal propagation.
  • Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL
  • The latest from Parks On The Air and Summits On The Air (April 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 us back in time to when he first got bit by the R-F bug, which happened at a long lost radio retailer in western New York…Olsen Electronics.

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