PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1206 Release Date: April 9, 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, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 1:25:53 Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1206
Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. Paper Shortage Hits Amateur Radio Magazines Around The World 2. Radio Amateurs of Canada Announce Membership Fee Increase Due To Inflation 3. AMSAT Issues Call For Volunteers To Assist At Dayton Hamvention 4. Shane Siggins, G6WBS, Achieves Summits On The Air Mountain Goat Status 5. World Amateur Radio Day Is Monday April 18th 6. ARRL Announces New Employment Opportunities Now Available At League Headquarters 7. US Army NETCOM Will Be Utilizing 60 Meters For Amateur Radio Outreach 8. Amateur Operator In Pennsylvania Faces Criminal Charges 9. Amateurs Invited To Attend Virtual Workshop On Hurricane Preparedness 10. Licensing Delays Are Testing The Patience Of New Amateurs In Brazil 11. Amateurs In India Assist In Reuniting A Missing Person With His Family 12. Update: French Radio Amateur Sentenced For On The Air Threats 13. Finland Updates Use Of Encryption By Radio Amateurs 14. Yasme Excellence Awards Presented 15. Belgium's National Society UBA Bans Russian and Belarus Radio Amateurs 16. New FCC Application Fee Will Not Apply To Amateur Radio License Upgrades 17. WTWW Shortwave Station Is Broadcasting Music and Messages To The People Of The Ukraine and Russia 18. A Few Amateurs In The United Kingdom Now Have Access To The 8 Meter (40mHz) Band 19. Amateur Radio Software Award Is Presented 20. Radio Amateurs In Morocco Celebrate The 100th Anniversary of Prince Albert With A Special Event Station 21. The International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend Will Celebrate its 25th Anniversary in 2022 22. Radio Amateurs of Canada Will Issue Special Callsigns For Use During Queen Elizabeth's Platinum Jubilee 23. Amateur radio friends reconstruct original Falklands invasion contact at BBC Headquarters 24. Amateur radio led to teenager embarking on electronics career 25. Wind-up tape measure portable antenna for amateur radio 26. Solar cycle Update: The Gap Between Cycle 24 and 25 Is Growing 27. Youngsters On The Air Summer Camp in Croatia Goes Forward Despite Covid Variants 28. The Bathtub Morse Key Video Now On YouTube Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, Leo talks about how much power it takes to perform a single google search, and he will update us on the state of the current chip shortage. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News *Tower Climbing and Antenna master, Greg Stoddard, KF9MP, presents the final installment of his six part series explaining how to get your club meeting or ham fest promoted on local broadcast radio by correctly composing and submitting a Public Service Announcement. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, says that, at first, there was chaos. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * The latest from Parks On The Air and Summits On The Air (February 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 to World Radio Conference 1979 where amateurs got new bands, and takes a look at the proposed SSB 10 and a half meter band, and he will have other amateur news from 1980. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net
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