March 4, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1215

Release Date: June 11, 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, 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: 1:37:58

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Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

  1. FCC Proposes Fine For Interrupting U.S. Forest Service Radio Communications During Idaho Wildfire
  2. FCC Seeks Input On Offshore Spectrum Needs and Uses
  3. Quarter Century Wireless Association Provides Donation To Support ARISS Program
  4. Belgium: Military Use Of 50 MegaHertz Frequencies Are Upcoming
  5. FCC Upholds A Fine For Cell Jammer Used By A Dallas Company To Block Employees Phone Use
  6. BBC Television Covers Portable Operation Where The original Marconi Test Occurred
  7. Mobile Operation During A Parachute Jump Takes A Big Leap
  8. Amateur Radio Emergency Response Group Gets A Major Grant For Equipment Upgrades
  9. Ham Radio Friedrichshafen Is Getting Ready For Take Off In Germany
  10. The World Is Invited To Check Into The Ohio Beacon Net
  11. Radio Amateurs Of Canada Issues Amateur Of The Year Award To Vancouver Ham
  12. Upcoming VHF Radio Conference In Germany Seeks Papers and Presenters
  13. Japanese AMSAT Prepares For A Virtual Conference This Month
  14. Northwest Largest Amateur Radio Convention SEA-PAC Celebrates Its 40th Year
  15. ARRL Is Seeking Administrative Coordinator for Club Grant Program
  16. The GI-QRP Convention, the first in Northern Ireland For Many Years Will Take Place On June 25, 2022
  17. The Lewis and Clark Trail On The Air event Is June 4th Thru 19th, 2022
  18. FCC Opens FM6 Notice Of Proposed Rulemaking Seeking ‘Final Resolution’
  19. Space-Enabled 5G links Japan and Europe
  20. Upcoming HamFests and Contest Listing
  21. Ham Radio Prep releases full course for the new US Amateur Radio Technician License Exams Effective in July 2022
  22. The FCC issues a reminder to all amateurs to create and account in the new CORES 2 license system
  23. A Connecticut radio amateur endows the ARRL Affiliated Club Initiative
  24. UK Essex radio amateur in Queen’s Birthday Honours List
  25. Samuel Morse gave the first public Telegraph demonstration 178 years ago
  26. Bouvet Island DXpedition Update
  27. Netherlands: 433 MegaHertz Low Power Device Users Blur The Line Between Ham Radio and Low Power Devices
  28. Platinum Jubilee ham radio station GB70U on BBC Television worldwide
  29. New Zealand’s Radio Spectrum Management reports using remote monitoring to track radio frequency interference

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about the very first Right To Repair Bill is signed into law in the State Of New York.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, comes to air to answer listener questions from Gregs Short Topics List.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB,will answer the question, Can you build an all HF band Concurrent WSPR Transmitter.
  • Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL
  • The latest from Parks On The Air and Summits On The Air (May 2022 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 with his summer long series of Amateur Radio History Headlines.

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