June 18, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1212 – EXPANDED HAMVENTION COVERAGE

Release Date: May 21, 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: 1:58:53

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Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

  1. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Hurricane Center WX4NHC Annual Communications Test
  2. North Florida Club Participating In Simulated Cyber-Attack
  3. ARRL West Texas Section – Hospital Use of Amateur Radio
  4. New ARRL World-Wide Digital Contest To Premier June 4th and 5th
  5. The 2022 Dayton Hamvention — May 20-22 — Is Ready to Go!
  6. Mobile App Available to Navigate 2022 Dayton Hamvention
  7. Armed Forces Day Crossband Test Successful
  8. Vibroplex Acquires SPE Expert Linear Amplifiers
  9. W1AW Continues To Fill QSL Card Requests
  10. Qualcomm Founder Franklin Antonio, N6NKF, Silent Key
  11. Amateurs In North Carolina Take On A Marathon Challenge
  12. Military In The U-S Explores The Wider Use Of HF In The Greater Pacific Regions
  13. Radio Society of Great Britain Offers New Incentive For Foundation License Holders
  14. ACMA (Australia) Makes A New Calculation Tool For Fees Available Online
  15. Boy Scout Club To Offer Hamvention Souvenirs
  16. German radio amateurs plan to investigate using GSM & GPRS technology on the amateur bands
  17. Shortwave radio outlets around the world, including the BBC, reactivate to broadcast news to the Ukraine
  18. International Amateur Radio Union Region 1 interim meeting in June preparing for the World Radio Conference
  19. Marconi 125th Transmission Anniversary
  20. Amateur Radio support for Ukraine Mother’s Day Event. Ukrainian Amateurs Appear On VoIP Remote Operation
  21. Ham radio Moon bounce demonstration video up on YouTube
  22. Amateur radio observations help monitor space weather
  23. Paper Published: Deep space reception of Tianwen-1 by AMSAT-DL using GNU radio
  24. Voyager One space probe, now in interstellar space, is suddenly sending NASA what it calls “Wacky Data”

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will answer that age old question this week, “Why does my home WiFi suck so bad? And how can I get better coverage?
  • 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.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will answer the question, I studied, passed the test, got my call sign, so now when should I go on the air?
  • Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL
  • A special humorous look at Hamfests by broadcaster Oren Brand, K9KEJ
  • 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 battery operated transistor radios of the late twentieth century.

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