March 4, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

Dayton Hamvention

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1213 – HAMVENTION WRAP-UP

Release Date: May 28, 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, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Approximate Running Time: 1:36:07

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Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

  1. ARRL EXPO and Hamvention 2022 Considered A Great Success – (TEAM COVERAGE)
  2. 20th Annual ARRL Donor Recognition Reception Held in Dayton
  3. ARRL Section Manager Spring Election Results Announced
  4. Kids Are Hams Too – Just ask 10-year-old Riley Lorang who got his general at age 9
  5. ARRL Honored By Masons In Newington, Connecticut
  6. ARRL RF Safety Committee Chairman Receives Award From The Radio Society of Great Britain
  7. Dayton Contest Dinner Sees CQ Magazine Hall Of Fame Members For 2022 Inducted
  8. Two Well Known Amateurs Become A Silent Key This Month
  9. The Amateur Radio Division Of Heil Sound To Be Rebranded
  10. Marconi’s Yacht Will Be On The Air With A Special Event Station
  11. Libraries On The Air Write A New Chapter
  12. Ham Radio Operators Receive Transmission From China’s Mission On Mars
  13. High Altitude Balloon Launch Scheduled From Kansas Carrying Amateur Radio
  14. SARL – South African Amateur Radio League, History Project Seeks Help
  15. The Pride Amateur Radio Group Prepares For An International Contest
  16. SARL – South African Radio League Schedules A Fox Hunt For Young Amateurs
  17. Summer Edition of Global Radio Guide Now Available
  18. Marconi exhibition in Chelmsford showcases early broadcasting history
  19. Space Telecommunications sets new data transfer record
  20. Ham radio Digital Amateur Television article in free MagPi magazine
  21. The Undead: Meet some of the oldest undead spacecraft that are still going strong.

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, wonders how far should cyber-security go when it comes to private messaging applications and social media? He will also explain what cookies are and how the new European Union Regulations applies to them.
  • 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 looks at the best ways to deal with something all amateur encounter on their antenna and tower installations, rusty bolts.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will talk about his recent encounter with the thunder and lightning that recently destroyed his station.
  • Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL
  • The latest from Parks On The Air and Summits On The Air with Vance Martin, N3VEM – APRIL 2022 UPDATE
  • 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 comics in amateur radio magazines as he comes to air with a segment titled after one of his favorite amateur radio comics of the past, Over and Out.

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