June 18, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1218

Release Date: July 2, 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: 1:18:30

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Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

  1. Field Day 2022 In The Books And ARRL Reports Over 500,000 Contacts Submitted
  2. We’re back! International Amateur Radio Exhibition Celebrates Relaunch
  3. Southern California Exercise Tests Winlink Global Radio Email
  4. Hurricane Watch Net Keeping An Eye On Developing New Storm Systems
  5. Spanish Amateur Radio Union URE To Hold On The Air Jubilee
  6. Successful Pedestrian Foxhunt Was Held In Ohio
  7. Humanitarian Zorro Special Event Station Coming Up
  8. Disaster Communications Workshop Held Jointly In India and Japan
  9. Alpha Amplifier’s Richard Ehrhorn W4WA / W4ETO Becomes A Silent Key
  10. Historic Transmitter Will Remain Off The Air On Alexanderson Day
  11. Lets Go Shopping For QSO’s At WalMart
  12. Special Event Station Celebrating The Thirteen Colonies Runs Though July 8th, 2022
  13. New Licensees Take To The Air In South Africa
  14. Do you know the difference between 12 and 24 hour time? How about UTC?
  15. The FCC clears Starlink for mobile operations against Dish Networks wishes
  16. Upcoming on the air contests and upcoming ham fests and conventions
  17. The ARRL has selected a new treasurer
  18. DX Engineering now carries a full line of RF Output tubes
  19. AT&T and Verizon agree not to roll out 5G in the vicinity of airports due to older aircraft altimeters
  20. The International Amateur Radio Union Region 1 coverage of low band intruders for June 2022

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, asks if you area worried about up and coming technologies, and will answer the question, is it safe to buy third-party lithium-ion batteries?
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will tell you what you should be on the look out for when performing a tower and antenna inspection.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, is curious and asks, If you had the money, what would your amateur adventure look like?
  • Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL
  • Bill Continelli, W2XOY – The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of his special summer series entitled Amateur Radio History Headlines

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