This Week in Amateur Radio

By George Bowen, W2XBS

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PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1178
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1178 Release Date: September 25, 2021 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, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:35:08 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1178 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. IARU Region 1 Monitoring System Says Radio France International Splatter Untenable 2. Home Computing Pioneer Sir Clive Sinclair Passes 3. Radio Amateurs on Standby Following La Palma Volcanic Eruption 4. The 2021 ARRL Simulated Emergency Test, SET Is Just Ahead 5. Clear Frequencies Requested For Possible Nicaragua Earthquake Traffic 6. Registration Opens For USA Amateur Radio Direction Finding Championships 7. ARRL And RSGB Announce Joint Events To Celebrate Centenary Of Ham Radio Transatlantic Success - Part One 8. ARRL And RSGB Announce Joint Events To Celebrate Centenary Of Ham Radio Transatlantic Success - Part Two 9. Open Source Amateur Satellite Work Not Subject To Export Administration Regulation 10. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars 11. International Amateur Radio Union Region 3 Considers Significant Expansion Of HF Digital Segments 12. Single Side Band Was Slow To Catch On As A Ham Radio Mode 13. Children At Children's National Hospital In Washington Contact The Space Station 14. Night Sky Pollution Is Blamed On Satellite Constellations Research Claims 15. Hamfests Are occurring Again, But With Cautions In Place 16. National Hurricane Conference Video Is Now Available On YouTube 17. International Amateur Radio Union Region One Honors Amateurs Contributions 18. Locally Owned Radio Shack In Smyrna Is Forced To Close 19. 39th Annual AMSAT Space Symposium 20. Radio amateurs on the island of Bonaire set up a new club 21. Special Event station celebrates 60th Anniversary of The Antarctic Treaty 22. International DX Association (INDEXA) will support the 3Y0J DXpedition to Bouvet Island 23. PACIFICON 2021 Pacific Division Convention is announced 24. Central Arizona DX Association will activate K7UGA former callsign of Senator Barry Goldwater 25. A brief history of amateur radio foxhunting and upcoming events 26. Glow Worm is a new web attack making the rounds. 27. The best and the worse ways to learn morse code 28. Superheterodyne receiver design retrospective video now available Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, talks about bringing back forums, Leo also will tell us how Google is in the process of shutting down it's wide area ISP experiment called Project Loon. And, he will tell us about a railroad system in Northern China that is running on the now expired Adobe Flash. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about The Sudden Stop, continued. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, tells us why we need more glue in our hobby. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * 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 1927 Radio Act which formally ends anarchy on the AM Broadcast Bands, and formalizes amateur radio. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: https://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: https://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: https://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including Acast, Deezer, iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castbox.fm, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, OverCast, Player.FM, Pandora, Podcast Gang, Podcast Republic, Podchaser, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter! Thanks to FortifiedNet.net for the server space!
Sep 25, 2021
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1177
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1177 Release Date: September 18, 2021 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Terry Saunders, N1KIN, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:41:38 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1177 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. California Club Assists Animal Rescue Group With Communication Support 2. Tokyo Ham Fair 2021 Is Canceled 3. K6KPH RTTY Service Station K6KPH Is Back 4. AMSAT Shifts To Virtual Format For 2021 Space Symposium And Annual Meeting 5. Next SpaceX Commercial Crew To International Space Station Comprised Of Radio Amateurs 6. The 2021 ARRL Simulated Emergency Test (SET) Is Just Ahead 7. FCC Adopts Rules For The Six Gigahertz Band, Opening Up 1200 Megahertz Of Spectrum For Unlicensed Use 8. ARRL Awards Colvin Grant To Latest Bouvet Island DXpedition 9. Steve Goodgame, K5ATA, Joins ARRL Headquarters Staff As Manager Of Education And Learning 10. ARISS Seeks Hosts For Ham Radio Contacts With Space Station Crew 11. VoIP Weather Net Handles Reports For Hurricane Larry 12. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars 13. ARRL Seeks New Treasurer 14. ARISS Receives Recognition From NASA Mission Directorate 15. Radio station WBZ In Boston (1030 kHz) Is Celebrating Its 100th Anniversary 16. International Amateur Radio Union Region Three Opts For Virtual Conference Due To Worsening COVID Conditions 17. SpaceX Recovery Vessels Have Very Unique Names 18. Voice Of America Relay Station Celebrates A Birthday 19. Super Small Battery Offers High Power 20. Unique Transmitter Is Being Readied For A Special Event This December 21. United Kingdom Station To Mark Transatlantic Anniversary 22. Swiss special event activates as aeronautical mobile on hot air balloons 23. The South African Radio League publishes a new frequency plan for ICASSA amateurs 24. A new edition of the Digital Voice Operating Manual is now available 25. Japanese amateurs assist in marine distress call and rescue operation 26. NASA is soliciting proposed student experiments for upcoming sub-orbital flights 27. What is the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU)? Here is the answer. 28. IARU/Thailand special event station activates for Region Three radio conference Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, Leo will do his best to unscramble the alphabet soup surrounding that new High Definition Television you are looking to buy. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about successful installation of tower mounted electronics. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will tell us how he tackled the Fox Mike Hotel portable operations challenge. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill goes back to the early days of amateur radio and the role that amateurs played in the early days of broadcasting. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: https://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: https://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: https://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including Acast, Deezer, iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castbox.fm, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, OverCast, Player.FM, Pandora, Podcast Gang, Podcast Republic, Podchaser, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter! Thanks to FortifiedNet.net for the server space!
Sep 19, 2021
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1176
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1176 Release Date: September 11, 2021 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Terry Saunders, N1KIN, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:46:04 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1176 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. GENESIS Ham Satellites Among Payloads Lost In Launch Failure 2. 20th Anniversary Of 9/11 Commemorated By Amateur Radio Operators 3. ARRL Board Of Directors Bestows Awards 4. August 2021 Volunteer Monitor Program Report 5. FCC Extends Filing Deadlines For Affected Louisiana Parishes And Mississippi Counties 6. Louisiana ARES Returning To Normal Status In Storm Affected Parishes 7. HamSCI Founder Nathaniel Frissell, W2NAF, Awarded $481,260 NASA Research Grant 8. California Club Assists Animal Rescue Group With Communication Support 9. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars 10. Fire Alarms Sound On Board The International Space Station 11. Summits On The Air Reports Hams Activating The Appalachian Trail 12. Launch Information Service and Amateur Television System Amateur Radio Club To Retransmit Inspiration Launch 13. Swiss Amateur To Have QSO's From Hot Air Balloons 14. BBC Sounds Interviews Worlds First Microsatellite Developer 15. Oceania DX Contest Introduces YL Awards / Australian Amateur Radio Club Invites The World 16. ARRL Board establishes program to cover initial FCC license fee for young applicants 17 .NEW! August Summits and Parks On The Air Monthly Report with Vance Martin N3VEM 18. Route 66 Special Event Station 19. Bouvet Island DXpedition receives $100k grant. 20. Amateur Radio Pedestrian mobile handbook now available 21. Video for a three band portable antenna now available on online 22. Some residents in the U.K. still without OTA television since a tower fire last month. 23. IARU Region One bestows awards. Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, Leo will talk about ads in Windows 11??? Some IT exploitations were on the net on Labor Day, Apple delays the scheduled scanning of iPhones, and eight states will allow you to store your Drivers License on our phone, Leo will also tell us about the new Bluetooth wireless codec that rivals a wired connection, and he will tell us about the sudden shut down of the local channel retransmission streaming service, LoCast. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about rules you should follow when you are climbing with and for other amateurs. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, Onno will answer the question, "What's In A Sound?" * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * 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 9/11. Bill was in New York City on that day, and he will tell us all about his experience being only a few blocks away from the World Trade Center. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: https://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: https://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: https://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including Acast, Deezer, iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castbox.fm, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, OverCast, Player.FM, Pandora, Podcast Gang, Podcast Republic, Podchaser, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter! Thanks to FortifiedNet.net for the server space!
Sep 12, 2021
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1175
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1175 Release Date: September 4, 2021 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, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:35:33 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1175 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. FCC Grants Sixty Day Waiver Of Part 97 Data Rate Rules For Hurricane Relief Traffic 2. FEMA Announces HF Interoperability Activity on 60 Meter Channels 1 and 2 3. CQ Digital Amateur Television Magazine To Shut Down After 100 Issues 4. NASA Sets Coverage For Two Russian Spacewalks Outside Space Station 5. Hurricane Watch Net, VoIP Hurricane Net Funnel Ham Radio Reports To Forecasters During Ida 6. ARRL Board Establishes Program To Cover Initial FCC License Fee For Young Applicants 7. Job Openings At ARRL Headquarters 8. Three Way Races For Director Set In New England And Roanoke Divisions 9. ARRL Responds To Story Of Radio Amateur Told To Shut Down And Remove His Antenna (Insulin Pump Story) 10. Katherine Forson, KT5KMF, Is The Recipient Of The 2021 ARRL Hiram Percy Maxim Memorial Award 11. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars 12. Federal Communications Commission Is Investigating Alleged Jamming On 40 Meters 13. High Solar Activity Could Pose A Threat To The Internet 14. NASA's New Gateway Project Sparks The Interest Of Amateur Operators 15. Cyclists Conclude A Father/Daughter Radio Expedition 16. Radio Museum In North Carolina Celebrates Twenty Years 17. Say Goodbye To The Dots And Dashes - The More Code Of CD, With Enhanced Optical Storage Media 18. Current Special Event Stations On The Air Around The World This Week 19. Amateur Radio Digital Television Contest was a big success. 20. Starlink downlink dishes seem to be susceptible to signal loss caused by....pigeons. 21. News Brief Items 22. 3Y0J Bouvet Island DXpedition Foundation receives $100,000 grant from the Northern California DX Foundation 23. Special event stations on the air soon around the world 24. Amateur radio digital amateur television contest in Europe was a real success. 25. Special Event station on the celebrating 100 years of amateur radio in France 26. The radio regulator in Germany is dropping the costs associated with amateur radio licenses Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about the recent announcement from MicroSoft that it will be making the migration to Windows Eleven easier on older equipment, he will wish the Linux Operating System a happy 30th anniversary, and will tell us that the 10 digit number dialing system goes into effect nationwide in October. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about the problems you may encounter when the only available space on the tower for your vertical antenna, forces you to mount it upside down. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will tell us what you have to do to take your shack mobile. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * 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 the end of World War One, and how difficult it was for amateurs to reassemble their stations, and finally get back on the air. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: https://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: https://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: https://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including Acast, Deezer, iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castbox.fm, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, OverCast, Player.FM, Pandora, Podcast Gang, Podcast Republic, Podchaser, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter! Thanks to FortifiedNet.net for the server space!
Sep 04, 2021
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1174
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1174 Release Date: August 28, 2021 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, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:39:38 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1174 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. Three Way Races For Director Set In New England And Roanoke Divisions 2. Huntsville Hamfest Hosts 2021 ARRL Southeastern Division Convention 3. Registration Now Open for AMSAT Space Symposium 4. Grace And Henri Keep Amateur Radio Weather Spotters Busy 5. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars 6. Newspaper Article Boosts Interest In Net Aimed At Visually Impaired, Disabled Amateurs 7. Radio Amateurs of Canada Welcomes New Quebec Section Manager 8. Florida Amateur In RFI Dispute Over Suspected Interference To A Neighbors Insulin Pump 9. Replacing The Arecibo Telescope With A Duplicate Proposed To Be Built On The Far Side Of The Moon 10. Antenna Array Delivers Galaxies In High Definition 11. New York City Special Event Station Marks The 20th Anniversary Of 9/11 12. With Summits Off Limits In New Zealand, Hams Take To BYOTA, Back Yards On The Air 13. The Australian Communications and Media Authority Seeks Amateurs Input On 2x1 Callsigns/Assigned Beacons 14. Radio Amateurs Prepare for Potentially Catastrophic Storm this Weekend 15. Hurricane Watch Net Calls For "All Hands On Deck" On Sunday 16. Short News Briefs 17. Historic Maine Sailing Vessel With Large Amateur Radio History Celebrates Its 100th Year 18. AmperNet Digital Amateur Radio Communications 19. Amateur Operator Sends His Daughter Off To College With A Self Constructed 100 Foot Rocket Mock-Up 20. RTE Is Now On 252 Kilohertz Longwave 21. The FCC Warns Consumers About Fraudulent Website On Subsidized Broadband 22. AMSAT RAD-FX-SAT 2 Suddenly Comes To Life Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about why you can't trust cellular coverage maps, and also why you should hardwire your network when you are renovating, or building a new home. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about making antenna mounts from easily available scraps. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will answer the question What is In A Unit? * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * 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 1912 where amateurs entered the summer with a new radio act in place, and a new licensing structure. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: https://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: https://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: https://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including Acast, Deezer, iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castbox.fm, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, OverCast, Player.FM, Pandora, Podcast Gang, Podcast Republic, Podchaser, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter! Thanks to FortifiedNet.net for the server space!
Aug 29, 2021
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1173
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1173 Release Date: August 21, 2021 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 Will Rogers, K5WLR, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:56:44 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1173 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. Federal Communications Commission Application Fees Unlikely To Go Into Effect Until 2022 2. Following Earthquake In Haiti, Radio Amateurs Asked To Keep Frequencies Clear 3. Radio Club Of Haiti President Reports Significant Structural Damage From Earthquake 4. Hurricane Watch Net Scratches Reactivation As Grace Makes Landfall 5. Get Set For SET! The ARRL Simulated Emergency Test Is Just Ahead, Plan Now 6. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars 7. International Amateur Radio Union Monitoring System Intruder Watch Reports New Burst Signal From China 8. SAQ Reports An Incredible Number Of Listeners For Its July 4th Transmissions 9. Sailing Vessel With Ham Radio History Marks 100 Years 10. Roland Anders, K3RA, Has Announced The Starting Date For This Year's Free Technician Licensing Class 11. Bell Labs Proves The Existence Of Dark Suckers 12. Romania Proposes License Changes With Broader Changes 13. July Volunteer Monitoring Report - UPDATED 14. Special Event Operation To Commemorate 100th Anniversary of WBZ Boston - UPDATED 15. Three Schools In Mauritius Make Contact With That Country's First CubeSat 16. Amateur Radio Joins Aquino Tank Weekend At A Military Vehicle Museum In Ontario 17. Special Event Station From The World's Largest Teapot Wraps Up With A Full Cup Of Contacts 18. Local Ham Radio Hero Saves Friend's Life Hundreds Of Miles Away 19. NASA Seeks Student Technical Ideas For Future Suborbital Launch 20. Antarctica: DP0GVN antenna destroyed, rebuild planned for 2022 21. Coolest Raspberry Pi amateur radio projects in 2021 22. Vintage Radio: The Radio Hat 23. Finland Museum holds exhibition of home-constructed ham radio equipment 24. Bouvet Island DXpedition update 25. International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend taking place this week 26. Hackaday: Building variable capacitors and inductors from surplus syringes 27. LATE BREAKING: Hurricane Watch Net Has Eyes On Hurricane Grace And Tropical Storm Henri Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will be saying Happy 40th Birthday! With a retrospective look back at the original IBM PC. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will give us some General Antenna Mounting Tips. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will tell us about being an equipment custodian. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill goes back to the beginning of amateur radio, and takes a look at the early days of spark and the development in the early days of radio. * Classic RAIN: Classic Rain: Carl Luetzelschwab / K9LA. Carl is the newly-appointed ARRL Central Division Director. He is interviewed by RAIN's own Hap Holly, KC9RP, on the topic of Propagation and the Atmosphere Layers. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: https://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: https://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: https://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including Acast, Deezer, iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castbox.fm, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, OverCast, Player.FM, Pandora, Podcast Gang, Podcast Republic, Podchaser, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter! Thanks to FortifiedNet.net for the server space!
Aug 21, 2021
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1172
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1172 Release Date: August 14, 2021 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, Will Rogers K5WLR, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS Running Time: 1:36:47 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1172 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. Bouvet Island DXpeditions Are In Planning Stages For 2021, 2022, and 2023 - Intrepid-DX Group Takes Itself Out Of The Running To Activate Bouvet Island 2. July Volunteer Monitor Program Report Released 3. Visit With ARRL At The QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo 4. AMSAT Continues Efforts To Debug AO-109 5. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars 6. Mines On The Air (MOTA) Promoted As An Activity Similar Yo Summits On The Air 7. Les Kramer, WA3SGZ, Among The 2020 Inductees Into The Florida Inventors Hall of Fame 8. Journalist, Archivist, and Broadcaster Wolf Harranth, OE1WHC, SK 9. The Intrepid-DX Group Has Announced Its Essay Contest Winners 10. Hams Activate Emergency Communications As Algerian Wildfire Expands 11. Amateurs In California Provide Communications During The Deadly Dixie Wildfire 12. Amateurs Are Taking The Final Lap Wrapping Up The W9IMS Indianapolis Speedway Special Event 13. Business Founded By A Radio Amateur Is Acquired By SpaceX 14. Bob Ringwald, The Jazz Ambassador, K6YBX, SK 15. Amateur Radio Homebrewers Help QO-100 Satellite Users 16. UK Plans Broadband Service Running Fiber Optics Via Existing Water Pipes 17. YL Contest Rule Changes Permit Scout and Guide Groups 18. WBZ Boston 100th Anniversary Commemorative Special Event Operation 19. Alaskan Parks On The Air Activation 20. Miami Herald Publishes Article On Amateur Radio and Hurricane Maria 21. Solar Cycle 25 May Peak Sooner Than Expected Due To Solar Differential Rotation 22. Transmitter Tower Fire In The U.K. Takes TV and Radio Off The Air 23. The Radio Society Of Great Britain Announces Its National Convention 2021 Will Be Held On Line Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will be talking about Podcasts. The amateur radio community has hundreds of available podcasts. So Leo will be answering the questions, just what is a podcast and exactly how do you subscribe to them? * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about the best ways to seal coax connectors on your antenna installation. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will be talking about all of the things that aren't amateur radio. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * 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 the beginning. Before vacuum tubes, before spectrum regulation, all the way back to the early days of spark. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: https://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: https://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: https://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including Acast, Deezer, iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castbox.fm, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, OverCast, Player.FM, Pandora, Podcast Gang, Podcast Republic, Podchaser, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter! Thanks to FortifiedNet.net for the server space!
Aug 14, 2021
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1171
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1171 Release Date: August 7, 2021 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, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VXW. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:33:51 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1171 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. Bouvet Island DXpedition Negotiating With New Charter Vessel, Planning Begins Anew 2. Just Released: More Arduino For Ham Radio 3. ARRL Now Provides Free RF Exposure Calculator 4. Utah Amateur Radio Club Receives Nearly $18,000 Grant To Introduce And Engage Youth 5. AMSAT Is Looking Forward And Dreaming Big 6. CQ World Wide DX Contests To Include Youth Overlay 7. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars 8. Faith Hannah Lea, KD3Z, Is Amateur Radio Newsline 2021 Young Ham Of The Year 9. News Briefs - New Virtual Vintage Radio Museum / FCC EAS and WEA Alert Test This Month 10. Floods In Western India Brings A Large Amateur Radio Response 11. Weak Signal Propagation Remains A Source In Search For Missing Airliner 12. FM On 11 Meter Citizen Band Is Approved By The FCC 13. Significant Recent Silent Keys - Ray Burlingame-Goff G34FON / George Boorer ZL3PN / Wolf Harranth, OE1WHC 14. QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo Returns This Month 15. Falkland Islands VP4 Prefix Reportedly Considered For Dependencies 16. Navajo Code Talker Special Event Moves To Operators Homes 17. UK Ofcom Issues Radio Caroline A Power Increase 18. Our weekly news Flashback. This Week: April 2009. A QSL Card Hangs In Limbo For Fifty Years 19. A New Eight Meter Beacon Is On The Air From Georgia In The United States 20. There Is A New SDR Online Originating In Iceland 21. New Zealand Radio Regulator Charges A Man With An Illegal Radio Set In His Car 22. IRTS Identifies Interference From Water Processor 23. Weekly Propagation Forecast With A Close Up Look At Solar Cycle 25, Which May Be Larger Than Expected 24. The Earth Is Passing Through The Tuttle Comet Tail - Look For The Meteor Shower This Week 25. Pair Of Amateurs Plan To Activate A Few DX Islands Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will have his word of the week which has to do with the latest processor internal wiring measurements, he will tell us about GPS locations for warships at sea are being spoofed, and he will remind us to download software only from trusted sites as spammers are spoofing some well known download sites. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about the safest way to haul cargo up your tower. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, says that the diversity of amateur radio is truly breathtaking. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill relates the story of why some amateur operators cannot drive down Weaver Street in Schenectady, New York. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: https://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: https://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: https://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including Acast, Deezer, iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castbox.fm, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, OverCast, Player.FM, Pandora, Podcast Gang, Podcast Republic, Podchaser, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter! Thanks to FortifiedNet.net for the server space!
Aug 07, 2021
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1170
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1170 Release Date: July 31, 2021 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, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VXW. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:39:11 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1170 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. Amateur Radio Activities To Be A Part of Missouri’s State Bicentennial Celebration 2. FCC To Re-Establish Technological Advisory Council, Solicits Membership Nominations 3. MARS HF Net Participants Aid In Response To Fatal Maritime Disaster 4. QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo Offering Platform Preview 5. More Slow-Scan TV Transmissions From RS0ISS Scheduled 6. International Telecommunications Union Working Party Considers Preliminary Studies On 23-Centimeter Band 7. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars 8. 8-Meter Experimental Station On The Air From The United States 9. Michigan Club Is Considering Establishing A Common Email Address For Members Lacking Internet Access 10. Swiss Radio Amateurs Are Facing A Fee To Use The QO-100 Satellite 11. Federal Communications Commission Investigating Alleged Jamming On 40 Meters 12. Massachusetts Court Okays Amateur Radio Tower, Citing Board Of Appeals’ Error 13. Ofcom UK Takes Action To Prevent Interference To Upcoming Satellite Constellations 14. Switzerland Imposes New Import Restrictions On Electronics 15. NASA Develops A New Antenna To Survive Harsh Environments 16. Have You Worked The Worlds Largest Teapot 17. Russian Module Mishap Destabilizes International Space Station 18. Japan JARL Operating A Special Event Station During The Olympic Games 19. IARU Region One YOTA Still A Possible Go Despite Covid 20. Worlds Most Celebrated SOTA Operator Goes Maritime Mobile 21. Ofcom UK Looking At Licensing Of Geostationary Satellite Licensing 22. Special Event Station Operational From IARU Thailand Conference 23. Brazil Zebre Meets With Regulator Anatel About The Backlog Of Amateur Exam Sessions Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, takes a look at geek nomenclature, and will introduce you to the concept of "prosody" and its relationship to artificial intelligence * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, talks about * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, discusses how contests are scored * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * 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 Rochester New York's Olson Electronics ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: https://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: https://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: https://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including Acast, Deezer, iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castbox.fm, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, OverCast, Player.FM, Pandora, Podcast Gang, Podcast Republic, Podchaser, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter! Thanks to FortifiedNet.net for the server space!
Jul 31, 2021
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1169
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1169 Release Date: July 24, 2021 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Terry Saunders, N1KIN, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:36:10 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1169 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. Amateur Radio Responds To Flooding In Western Europe 2. ARRL 2020 Annual Report Now Available To Download 3. 2022 ARRL National Convention Emergency Communications Training Track Not To Be Missed 4. How A Group Of Dedicated Amateur Radio Volunteers Are Keeping California's Wildfires At Bay 5. ARRL Board Of Directors Creates Emergency Communications And Field Services Committee 6. New Jersey Section Has A Different Slant On Winlink Wednesday 7. ARRL Announces Leadership Changes In The Central Division 8. Massachusetts Court Okays Amateur Radio Tower, Citing Board Of Appeals Error 9. Federal Communications Commission Investigating Alleged Jamming On 40 Meters 10. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars 11. Over The Horizon Radars Still Operating On The Amateur Bands 12. Mapping Directional Medium Wave Transmitters In The United States And Canada 13. Amateurs In India Help With Disaster Training Response 14. FCC Gives Thumbs Up For Experimental Station On 40 MegaHertz In Georgia 15. The Last North American NTSC Analog Television Station Shuts Down 16. ARRL Headquarters Holds Rededication Ceremony 17. Amateur Radio Operator Running Special Event Station Highlighting The Current Cuban Crisis 18. Distance learning for the UK amateur license begins August 2021 19. UK Ofcom announces new spectrum management strategy and spectrum sharing initiative 20. WIA/Australia publishes unacceptable racial slur in Amateur Radio Magazine 21. North Korea cracks down on citizens receiving outside television and radio signals 22. The Ham Expo 2021 held annually in France has been cancelled due to the never ending pandemic Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, takes a look at computer basics this week with a talk on the differences in various keyboards, and how to select the proper keyboard for you. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about how to safely work on tower sidearms. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, puts forth the idea to Share If You Care.. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill concludes his series on amateur radios Fallen Flags with a nostalgic look back at the Swan Radio Corporation. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: https://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: https://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: https://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including Acast, Deezer, iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castbox.fm, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, OverCast, Player.FM, Pandora, Podcast Gang, Podcast Republic, Podchaser, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter! Thanks to FortifiedNet.net for the server space!
Jul 24, 2021
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1168
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1168 Release Date: July 17, 2021 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Terry Saunders, N1KIN, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:54:58 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1168 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. Youth On The Air Campers Activated W8Y, ARISS Contact On July 14th 2. Young Caribbean Nation Formalizing Amateur Radio Guidelines and Standards 3. June 2021 Volunteer Monitor Program Activity Report Released 4. ARRL Headquarters Holds Rededication Ceremony 5. Most 2021 Field Day Participants Entered In Class D 6. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars 7. Next QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo To Offer Nearly 100 Speakers, 18 Topic Tracks 8. 40th Annual ARRL-TAPR Digital Communications Conference Set 9. The Next Youngsters On The Air Contest Is July 18th 10. Ham Radio Outlet Announces New Store Opening In Florida 11. Swiss Regulator Ofcom To Charge Amateurs To Access New Satellite 12. American Comedian Red Skelton Honored In Current Special Event Station 13. Piezoelectricity Is Being Studies By Researchers As A Battery Replacement 14. Summer QSO Party On AM Attracts European Amateurs 15. End Of An Era: NTSC Finally Goes Dark In America 16. LATE BREAKING: Breaker! Breaker! FCC Is On Deck To Approve 11 Meter FM CB Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, Leo will reminisce about old stuff from the early days of the net that you can still find and try out on the internet archive, he will touch on the billionaires racing each other into space, and will have an update on the Kasaya Ransomware attack. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, gets back to tower climbing this week with a look at tower climbing belts. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, is wondering what open source means to the amateur service and why this is important. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill continues his look at amateur radios Fallen Flags, with Part Three of the series, this week taking a nostalgic look back at the history of the Hallicrafters. * And, in remembering Americas most trusted news personality, we will have a retrospective look back at the life and career of KB2GSD, better known as CBS News Anchor, Walter Cronkite. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: https://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: https://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: https://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including Acast, Deezer, iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castbox.fm, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, OverCast, Player.FM, Pandora, Podcast Gang, Podcast Republic, Podchaser, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter! Thanks to FortifiedNet.net for the server space!
Jul 17, 2021
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1167
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1167 Release Date: July 10, 2021 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Pat Huba, N2WWW, Terry Saunders, N1KIN, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:51:32 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1167 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. First X-Class Major Solar Flare Of Solar Cycle 25 Blacks Out HF On July 3rd 2. Amateur Radio Volunteers Prepared For And Tracked Elsa 3. June 2021 Volunteer Monitor Program Report Released 4. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars 5. Young Caribbean Nation Formalizing Amateur Radio Guidelines And Standards 6. ARRL Is Planning A Rededication Of Operations At Headquarters 7. Registrations Strong For 24th Annual International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend 8. NRRL Receives Grants To Support Online Learning, Emergency Preparedness 9. Filing Extension Has Been Granted In The FCC Space Launch Proceeding 10. DXpedition Planned To Activate The North Pole 11. Square Kilometer Array Observatory To Span Two Continents 12. Spanish Amateur Radio Magazine Makes New Digital Archive Available 13. Special Event Station To Return Pluto Back Into The Solar System 14. Three Amateurs Honored With Lifetime Achievement Awards From The Lighthouse Society Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, this week Leo will tell you about a new ransomware spreading via a Kasaya supply chain attack, Leo will tell us about the oldest person about to go into space with Jeff Bezos, he will tell us about the problems IBM is having migrating its internal email system, and, he will tell us about a new law past in Norway that stipulates you must label any photo you retouch or filter and post on the internet. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will conclude his six part series this week on writing a professional public service announcement to publicise your next club meeting our hamfest on local broadcast radio. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will answer the question, What Mode Is That? * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, this week, Bill continues his series on amateur radios Fallen Flags, this week he takes a look at the history of Hallicrafters. * Classic RAIN: Classic Rain: RAIN's Hap Holly/KC9RP had with Alex Muzyka/KQ2H, the man and mind behind his KQ2H 10FM repeater in the Catskill mountains of New York on 29.620 MHz. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: https://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: https://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: https://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including Acast, Deezer, iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castbox.fm, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, OverCast, Player.FM, Pandora, Podcast Gang, Podcast Republic, Podchaser, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter! Thanks to FortifiedNet.net for the server space!
Jul 11, 2021
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1166
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1166 Release Date: July 3, 2021 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Terry Saunders, N1KIN, Paty Huba, N2WWW, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Fred Fittee, NF2F, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, George Bowen W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:38:43 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1166 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. New Section Managers Appointed In Orange And Eastern Washington 2. FCC Reaffirms Nearly $3 Million Fine For Marketing Unauthorized Drone Transmitters 3. WISA Woodsat Successfully Completes Stratospheric Test Flight 4. Russian Woodpecker Antenna Array Now A Cultural Heritage Site 5. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars 6. Youth On The Air Camp 2021 To Be On the Air And Streaming Selected Events Online 7. Field Day Entries Are Arriving At The ARRL Fast and Furious 8. QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo Update 9. ACMA In Australia Will Soon Approve 2x1 Callsigns For Contest Use 10.Canadian Version Of The K3Y CW Event Is On The Horizon 11. Kids Take Radio Science In A New Direction 12. Hurricane Watch Net Stands Down, Likely Activating Again on July 3rd 13. ARRL Executive Committee Minutes Record ARRL President's Deep Displeasure With The FCC 14. SAQ in Sweden will conduct its annual Alexanderson Day Transmission on July 4th 15. The ARRL joins forces with emergency flashlight manufacturer MagLite 16. The FCC releases further notice in satellite launch proceeding involving the 70 and 5 centimeter amateur bands 17. Norway's NRRL receives special grant to promote and facilitate emergency communications 18. The Irish Radio Transmitter Society changes its transatlantic two meter beacon parameters 19. British Telecom looks to close what it calls the broadband gap in the U.K. 20. Radio Observatory will host on line talks 21. The ARRL is set to re-open ARRL Headquarters with a post pandemic special 22. France ANFR releases a new directory of radio amateurs in that country 23. Indonesia publishes its first amateur radio on-line magazine 24. The Story of 73 - Where did it come from? Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, this week Leo will talk about a recent exploit to Western Digital Network Attached Storage devices, he will talk on the recent announcement of Windows Eleven by MicroSoft, and he will tell you about an app that allows users to become a government spy for hire. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will present Part Five of his Six part series on writing a successful public service announcement to promote your clubs activities on local broadcast radio stations. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will tell us how the amateur radio hobby grows when you share * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill starts a series looking at Amateur Radios Fallen Flags, beginning with the National Radio Company. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: https://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: https://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: https://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including Acast, Deezer, iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castbox.fm, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, OverCast, Player.FM, Pandora, Podcast Gang, Podcast Republic, Podchaser, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter! Thanks to FortifiedNet.net for the server space!
Jul 03, 2021
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1165
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1165 Release Date: June 26, 2021 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Terry Saunders, N1KIN, Pat Huba, N2WWW, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:28:45 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1165 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. CHESS CubeSats Will Not Carry Amateur Radio Payloads 2. SAQ In Sweden To Conduct Annual Alexanderson Day Transmission 3. 3Y0J Bouvet Island DXpedition Team Hasn’t Given Up The Ship 4. The Future Of Amateur Radio: IARU Region One President Comments 5. ARRL Announces Partnership With Maglite 6. Russian Woodpecker Over The Horizon Radar Antenna Duga One Is Now A Cultural Heritage Site 7. FCC Releases Further Notice in Satellite Launch Proceeding Involving 70 and 5 Centimeters, Seeks Additional Comments 8. May 2021 Volunteer Monitor Program Report 9. Youngsters On The Air First Round Contest Claimed Results Posted, Next Round Is July 18th 10. IARU Attends International Telecommunications Union Wireless Power Transmission Sessions 11. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars 12. W1AW/KL7 To Serve As ARRL Headquarters Station For IARU Event 13. Ham Radio Beacon Is On A Transatlantic Voyage 14. Emergency Alert System Gets New Rules From The FCC 15. The Federal Communications Commission Receives Petition Asking To Add A Fifth Commissioner 16. The Netherlands Announces Amateur Radio License Changes 17. The US Post Office Also Keeps Track Of The Sun And Solar Activity 18. Amateur Radio Finds Warmth In The Frozen Antarctic 19. ARISS Slow Scan Television Event Ends Field Day Weekend 20. An amateur in the UK submits a FOIA request to see how many licenses have been revoked 21. GM3WUX records a special amateur radio contest 22. Noctilucent Clouds Spread Across Europe 23. Scheduled ARISS Contacts with students across France 24. WoodSat One satellite is scheduled to be launched and frequency coordinated soon. 25. Last Longwave Broadcast station in France is still on the air. Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about states that are launching proof of vaccination apps, and how people are gaming that system....and, he will talk about the new version of Windows, Windows 11 that was announced by MicroSoft this past Thursday. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will present Part Four of his Six part series on writing a successful public service announcement to promote your radio clubs hamfest or meeting ahead of time on local broadcast radio. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, says that there be dragons here, when you venture into uncharted territory.. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * 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 WARC-79, the late seventies 11 meter outbanders, the FCC okays packet radio, and peeks into the world of amateur radio in the year 1980. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: https://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: https://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: https://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including Acast, Deezer, iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castbox.fm, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, OverCast, Player.FM, Pandora, Podcast Gang, Podcast Republic, Podchaser, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter! Thanks to FortifiedNet.net for the server space!
Jun 27, 2021
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1164
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1164 Release Date: June 19, 2021 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Terry Saunders, N1KIN, 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. Running Time: 1:30:18 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1164 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. 3Y0J DXpedition To Bouvet Island Cancelled 2. Slow-Scan TV Event From International Space Station Set 3. Nominees For ARRL Director, Vice Director Solicited In Five Divisions 4. Family Comes First during Hurricane Preparation For Home And Station 5. ARRL Kids Day is Saturday, June 19th 6. May 2021 Volunteer Monitor Program Report 7. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars 8. Vision Impaired ARRL Member Takes Advantage Of New Technology 9. Cyber Attack At The University Of Massachusetts Research Facility 10. National Hamfest In The United Kingdom Has Been Postponed Until 2022 11. Special Event Celebrating Slovenian Independence Runs Through The Rest Of 2021 12. New Bonus Station For Thirteen Colonies Event 13. Alexandersson Transmitter In Sweden Prepares To Send A Message On July Fourth 14. Wireless Institute Of Australia Asks Radio Regulator To Review Ham Radio Exams 15. New Amateur Satellite From The Island Nation Of Mauritius Is Set To Launch From The International Space Station 16. New Edition Of Ham Radio For Dummies Issued 17. IARU Region One further investigates the future direction of amateur radio 18. The anniversary of the first transatlantic radio contact celebration is coming up later this year 19. SpaceWeather predicts a solar termination event may spark a boost to Solar Cycle 25 20. Announcements of interest from the ARRL 21. Ofcom in the U.K. updates information on EMF compliance and its online EMF calculator 22. Netherlands regulator VERON relaxes conditions on that countries Novice license 23. Youth On The Air announces its upcoming second contest 24. A new Radio Today guide for certain Yaesu transceivers is released Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, takes another look at how the worldwide chip shortage is effecting cars and trucks, and how it has postponed the release of new gear from Apple. He also will touch on the new bills in Congress that propose to break up large tech companies. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will present Part Three of his four part series on successfully writing a public service announcement promoting your clubs upcoming hamfest or meeting on local broadcast radio stations. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will talk about removing high technology for a change. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill will take a look at the state of radio communications in the year 1978. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: https://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: https://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: https://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including Acast, Deezer, iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castbox.fm, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, OverCast, Player.FM, Pandora, Podcast Gang, Podcast Republic, Podchaser, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter! Thanks to FortifiedNet.net for the server space!
Jun 20, 2021
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1163
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1163 Release Date: June 12, 2021 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Fred Fittee, NF2F, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:33:50 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1163 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. Amateur Radio Digital Communications Grant Will Support HAMNET Expansion in Europe 2. International Space Station Repeater Remaining On Until After Field Day 3. International Amateur Radio Union Attends ITU Wireless Power Transmission Sessions 4. Separate SATERN Nets Now Operational 5. WSJT-X Version 2.4.0 Now Generally Available, Version 2.5.0 On The Horizon 6. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars 7. EASAT-2 and Hades Satellite Launch Delayed Again 8. Germany To Resume Exams, Testing Demand Remains Unmet In Brazil 9. News In Brief (3 Articles) 10. NASA Will Test Data Transfer Via Laser Communications 11. The Pride Radio Group New Project Helps Shack Startup Cost 12. New Radio Club In The UK Schedules Its First In Person Meeting 13. FCC Bid To Take Spectrum Challenged By The Data Network Group 14. Museum Ship Weekend On The Air Sails Off To Success 15. Arecibo's Gorden Pettenkill, W1OUN, Becomes A Silent Key 16. RSGB Releases new webinar video for amateurs 17. The IARU Continues Preparations For World Radiocommunications Conference 2023 18. Interactive Lightcube Satellite Is Set To Launch In Late 2022 19. The Radio Amateurs Of Canada Invites Participation In The RAC Canada Day Contest 20. Repeaters And Beacon Stations In The Netherlands Will Now Be Subject To A New Annual Fee 21. The FCC Seeks Comments On The Potential Impact Of The Global Semiconductor Chip Shortage 22. Japanese Amateur Radio League Reports Large Increase In Membership and New Amateurs During The Pandemic 23. The YASME Foundation Donates Hand Held Radios To Promote Amateur Radio In Peru 24. The International Space Station Transmitted SSTV Pictures To Hams In Russia 25. Amazing 3 kilometer Sporadic E Opening Reported 26. The Irish Radio Transmitter Society Is Opening Up In Person HAREC Exams 27. Australian Company Invents New Fast Charging/High Output Graphene Based Battery Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will discuss Microsoft's announcement of a new version of Windows, meanwhile Apple announces new hardware and updated releases of Mac OS and iOS systems. He will also discuss the recent Supreme Court decision overturning the 1986 Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna master, Greg Stoddard, KF9MP, will present the second part in his new four part series and writing a successful public service announcement about your clubs upcoming hamfest or meeting, and getting it on broadcast radio. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will try to answer every new hams question, What radio should I buy as my first rig? * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill lands in the middle of the CB Craze in the mid seventies, and looks at how it overwhelmed the FCC, and he also takes a look at the state of amateur radio in the year, 1977. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: https://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: https://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: https://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including Acast, Deezer, iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castbox.fm, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, OverCast, Player.FM, Pandora, Podcast Gang, Podcast Republic, Podchaser, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter! Thanks to FortifiedNet.net for the server space!
Jun 13, 2021
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1162
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1162 Release Date: June 5, 2021 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Fred Fittee, NF2F, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:29:15 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1162 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. IARU Continues World Radiocommunication Conference 2023 Preparations 2. Next Virtual Ham Events Include SEA-PAC and QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo 3. Interactive LightCube Satellite Set To Launch In Late 2022 4. Radio Amateurs Of Canada Invites Participation In The RAC Canada Day Contest 5. Netherlands Repeaters And Beacons To Be Hit With 79 Euro Charge - New 8 Meter Beacon 6. IARU Regions Adopt Standard Branding, Region 2 Mulls Future Conference Meetings 7. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars 8. FCC Seeks Comment On Any Potential Impacts Of The Global Semiconductor Shortage On Communications 9. East Bay Section Manager Jim Siemons, W6LK, Stepping Down; Mike Patterson, N6JGA, Appointed 10. Radio Amateurs' Email Addresses Will Continue to Be Kept Private, FCC Says 11. FCC Paves The Way To Consider New Low Power FM Licenses 12. Amateur Operators In India Coordinate Crematory Logistics Due To Massive Spike Of Covid Cases 13. International Space Station Is Getting Its First European Female Commander 14. New York State Bannerman Island To Be Activated 15. Authorities In Germany Clamp Down On A Solar Panel Manufacturer 16. June 2021 Eclipse Festival Seeks Ham Participants 17. New Communications Tower In Turkey Is Now The Tallest In Europe 18. Irish Amateurs Asked To Check In To The Irishfest In LaCrosse Wisconsin 19. Brazil Regulator Anatel Looks Into On Line Amateur Radio Exams To Relieve Back Log 20. IARU Attends ITU Meeting On Wireless Power Transfer Interference To Amateur Radio 21. The Latest Edition Of The Geo Newsletter Has Many Articles Of Interest For Amateur 22. The Irish CW Field Day Is This Weekend June 5/6 2021 23. Two New Countries Have Joined The International Amateur Radio Union 24. Mauritius Island Has Launched Its First Amateur Radio Satellite 25. HamSci invites Amateurs To Participate In Upcoming Eclipse By Monitoring Time Standard Stations Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about your domain privacy with generic data on a who is search, and will talk about Amazons upcoming activation of its new Mesh network called Sidewalk. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, this week begins a new four part series on how to promote your radio clubs upcoming meeting or hamfest on local broadcast radio though the successful writing of a public service announcement, and getting it on the air. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will help to bring a sense of order into your connector chaos. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill takes a more in depth look at the state of amateur radio in the early to mid-fifties. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: https://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: https://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: https://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including Acast, Deezer, iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castbox.fm, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, OverCast, Player.FM, Pandora, Podcast Gang, Podcast Republic, Podchaser, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter! Thanks for FortifiedNet.net for the server space!
Jun 05, 2021
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1161
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1161 Release Date: May 29, 2021 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:31:16 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1161 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. As China Spacecraft Lands On Mars, Ham Notes Lander and Rover Separation 2. Amateur Radio Gearing Up For Another Active Atlantic Hurricane Season 3. CQ Announces 2021 Hall of Fame Inductees 4. June 2021 Eclipse Festival Seeks Ham Participants 5. East Bay SM Jim Siemons, W6LK, Stepping Down; Mike Patterson, N6JGA, Appointed 6. A CubeSat That produces Visible Light On The Ground To Be Launched In NASA Initiative 7. FCC Seeks Comment on Potential Impact of Global Semiconductor Shortage 8. Radio Amateur’s Vintage Home Movie Film Sheds Light on Hindenburg Disaster 9. Radio Amateurs of Canada Invites Participation in the RAC Canada Day Contest 10. Upcoming Listing of ARRL Learning Network Webinars 11. Amateur Radio News Shorts 12. Researcher and Past Arecibo Observatory Director Gordon Pettengill, W1OUN, SK 13. The San Francisco Amateur Radio Club Will Activate A Sailboat 14. First-Time Exam Applicants Must Obtain FCC Registration Number before Taking Exam 15. Spring ARRL Section Manager Election Results Announced 16. High Frequency Over The Horizon Radars Continue To Be Troublemakers, IARU Region One Monitoring Service Says 17. Indiana Amateurs Assist In Search For Missing Young Boy 18 .Bletchley Park Is Reopening 19. European Space Agency Is Having A Contest To Name Its New Spacecraft 20. The sun recently produced a massive solar flare and Coronal Mass Ejection 21. The German radio regulator has targeted certain solar panel electronics in interference issue 22. A major DXpedition is planned to Svalbard Island Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will compare the differences between analog and digital audio at a basic level, and will tell us how we love our smart phones, and how they are slowly becoming an enemy. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about what he perceives as a annual condition during the spring of each year called "Dead Band Syndrome." * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will tell us how you can stream a dozen repeaters with an RTL-SDR dongle. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill Bill looks back to the days of Control Of Electromagnetic Radiation, better known as Conelrad. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: https://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: https://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: https://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including Acast, Deezer, iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castbox.fm, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, OverCast, Player.FM, Pandora, Podcast Gang, Podcast Republic, Podchaser, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter! Thanks for FortifiedNet.net for the server space!
May 29, 2021
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1160
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1160 Release Date: May 22, 2021 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Fred Fittee, NF2F, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:49:02 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1160 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. Amateurs Email Addresses Will Continue To Be Kept Private, FCC Says 2. IARU Member-Societies In Haiti And The Dominican Republic Working Toward Closer Ties 3. Johannes Hafkenscheid, 5T5PA, Is The 2020 Recipient Of The Intrepid Spirit Award 4. Spring ARRL Section Manager Election Results Announced 5. Annual WX4NHC On-The-Air Station Test Set For Saturday, May 29th 6. Red Cross Emergency Communications Spring 2021 Drill Was A Success 7. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars 8. ARRL At Home May 21st Thru The 23rd Offering A Weekend Of Specials 9. Nine Proposals Move Forward in ARISS Host Selection Process 10. AMSAT Invites Nominations For 2021 Board Of Directors Election 11. HF Radars Continue to be Troublemakers, IARU Region One Monitoring Service Says 12. Zhurong Rover, China's Rover, Is Now Exploring Mars 13. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Receives Grant To Preserve The Radome On Campus 14. Australian Manufacturer Develops New Improved Energy Battery 15. Virginia Emergency Communication Startup Will Cover Four Counties 16. Indianapolis Amateur Radio Group To Support Indianapolis 500 Race 17. QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo Is In Search For Presenters 18. Contest University presents a special program 19. Amateur compleats WAC in six minutes 20. The FCC fines two business for illegal unlicensed operation 21. Netherlands Veron issues national survey results 22. Ofcom emails every ham in the United Kingdom about EMF rule changes 23. Netherlands regulator is now charging $75 Euros annually for repeater and beacon operations 24. A new 8 Meter beacon is on the air from Ireland 25. A quick look at the oeriginal Marconi shortwave receivers 26, "A Spy In Every Embassy" new program co-produced by German Network ZDF and the UK BBC Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about the Darkside ransomware attack on the Colonial Pipeline, and will give us an update on Elon Musk's Starlink system. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about how to repair and do maintenance on tower guy wires. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will talk about Soldering Irons and Software * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill will take a look at the state of amateur radio in the year, 1962. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: https://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: https://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: https://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including Acast, Deezer, iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castbox.fm, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, OverCast, Player.FM, Pandora, Podcast Gang, Podcast Republic, Podchaser, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter! Thanks for FortifiedNet.net for the server space!
May 22, 2021
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1159
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1159 Release Date: May 15, 2021 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Chris Perrine KB2FAF, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Fred Fittee, NF2F, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:28:04 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1159 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Radio Society To Rebuild Radome Thanks To ARDC Grant 2. Workshop For Attorneys Under Consideration For 2022 ARRL National Convention In Orlando 3. Ham Radio Prep Teams Up With FliteTest Crew For High Powered Radio Control Video 4. 60 Meters Again Available to New Zealand Radio Amateurs 5. Geomagnetic Storm Season is Over 6. April 2021 Volunteer Monitor Program Report Released 7. First Time Exam Applicants Must Obtain FCC Registration Number Before Taking Exam 8. Wooden Satellite to Launch By Year's End 9. AMSAT's GOLF-TEE CubeSat Manifested For Launch 10. PSAT2 (NO-104) Satellite VHF Transceiver is Alive with Innovative Mode 11. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars 12. Intrepid DX Group Adds Second Physician for Trip to Cold and Inhospitable Bouvet Island 13. Hams In India Assist With Supplies To COVID Patients 14. Hams in Brazil Seek Tax Exemption For Amateur Radio Gear 15. Re-Entering Chinese Rocket Debris Scatters In The Indian Ocean / Parker Probe Explores Venus' Ionosphere 16. Upcoming History Seminar To Highlight One Of Americas Most Notable Amateurs Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will tell us about Microsoft's postponement of the Windows 10X update, will introduce us to the new Apple AirTags, he will talk about microphone and audio manufacturer Sennheiser being sold, and will tell us about the puzzle solving computer that finally won at cross word puzzles. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about methods of replacing that old rotor that lives on top of your tower. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will tell us how to get started with WSPR utilizing a PlutoSDR * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * 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 look at the lives of amateurs back in the year 1958, when the key word was satellites. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: https://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: https://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: https://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including Acast, Deezer, iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castbox.fm, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, OverCast, Player.FM, Pandora, Podcast Gang, Podcast Republic, Podchaser, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter! Thanks for FortifiedNet.net for the server space!
May 16, 2021
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1158
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1158 Release Date: May 8, 2021 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:41:53 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1158 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. Russian Robinson Club Announces Activation Of Rare IOTA Islands In The Aleutians 2. International Amateur Radio Union Asks What Do YOU Think Is The Future Of Amateur Radio? 3. WIA Spectrum Strategy Committee Says The More Ham Radio Spectrum In The 3 to 12 Mhz Region Is Needed 4. Intrepid DX Group Adds a Second Physician to Bouvet Island DXpedition Team 5. United States Is Investigating Possible Mysterious Directed Energy Attack Near White House 6. First Time Exam Applicants Must Obtain FCC Registration Number before Taking Exam 7. IEEE Committee Webinar RF Exposure in the Time of Conspiracies Set for May 12th 8. Ham Firefighter Rescues Drowning Man From River 9. Returning Four Ham International Space Station Crew Makes First Nighttime Splashdown Since 1968 10. A Clear Signal of Resilience: Europe's HAM RADIO Goes Virtual Again This Year 11. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars 12. Former Dayton Hamvention Venue Hara Arena Is Now A Pile Of Rubble 13. Ham Census Dot Org Is Inviting All Radio Amateurs To Take Part In A Unique Survey 14. Special Event Commemorates U-S Submarine USS Squalus 15. U-K Shortwave Club Gets Good Performance From A "Fence-Tenna" 16. Youth On The Air Goes Virtual In July 17. Earth Day Celebration Brings Interest Into Neighborhood Radio Watch 18. Falkland Islands Regulator Sets Deadline For Non Resident VP8 Callsign Validation 19. WRMI Shortwave Radiogram Program Marks 200th Broadcast 20. World Radio Sport Team Championship 2022 Postponed Until 2023 21. New Bill Introduced In Congress To Designate April 18, 2022 As National Amateur Radio Operator Day 22. FCC Auto Registration Feature For Exam Applicants To Be Discontinued 23. Ham Radio Prep Submits Questions For The New Upcoming Technician Question Pool 24. The ARRL Extends Field Day Rule Waivers From 2020, and Add Class D and E Power Limits 25. IARU Is looking for comments on amateur radios future 26. The military rediscovers HF digital communications, and it is making a huge come back 27. An elderly couple uses previous experience with military morse code training to escape their assisted living facility 28 The RSGB releases updated study materials and mock exam papers 29 The RSGB release a new video about amateur radio during the height of the pandemic 30. The Register (UK) publishes an article regarding the Marconi station on the isle of wright 31. The Stockport Radio Society in the UK celebrates 100 years, and publishes a new history book. Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will discuss how to repurpose that old computer in your closet with free open source software, and will discuss what we all do with our "Fondle Slabs". * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will answer the question, what should I bring with me up the tower? * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will discuss "Ergonomics In Your Shack" * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill looks at what amateur radio was like during the post World War II years. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: https://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: https://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: https://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including Acast, Deezer, iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castbox.fm, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, OverCast, Player.FM, Pandora, Podcast Gang, Podcast Republic, Podchaser, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter! Thanks for FortifiedNet.net for the server space!
May 08, 2021
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1157
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1157 Release Date: May 1, 2021 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:39:15 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1157 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. World Radiosport Team Championship 2022 Postponed Until 2023. 2. Annual Armed Forces Day Cross-Band Test Set for May 7th and 8th 3. Four-Ham SpaceX Crew One Mission Astronauts Return to Earth on Wednesday 4. ARISS Contact with Australian School Proves Educational on More Than One Continent 5. Bill Introduced to Designate April 18, 2022, as National Amateur Radio Operators Day 6. FCC Auto-Registration Feature For Exam Applicants To Be Discontinued 7. San Francisco Sound Engineer Accidentally Dosed With LSD While Cleaning 1960s Radio Equipment 8. Enter Four State QSO Parties at Once Using N1MM Logger Plus 9. Amateur Radio Credited with Rescue of Back-Country Hiker in Tennessee 10. Ham Radio Prep Submits Questions For Next Technician Class Exam Pool 11. ARRL Awards Colvin Grant To 3Y0J Bouvet Island DXpedition In 2023 12. ARISS-USA Seeks Volunteers To Further Its Mission 13. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars 14. ARRL Executive Committee Nominates Joel Harrison, W5ZN, To Be Next IARU Secretary 15. ARRL To Extend Field Day Rule Waivers From 2020, Add Class D And E Power Limits 16. North American QSO Parties to Recognize Young Contester Entries 17. A Satellite Made Of Wood Is Booked For An Upcoming Launch 18. Receive Future Solar Storm Warnings On Your SmartPhone 19. Students In Africa Learn How To Build Satellite Antennas 20. In Person Amateur Radio License Exams Resume In Norway 21. Pennsylvania Young Radio Friends Share A State Honor 22> Updated Radio Frequency Exposure Rules Become Effective on May 03, 2021 Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, asks the questions, are you afraid of technology? And, he will discuss an older technology, the FCC Cable Card. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will have more to tell you about Tower Climbing Safety. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will answer the question, How Much Bandwidth Is There? * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill discusses amateur radio during the early days of World War II, and something called The War Emergency Service. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: https://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: https://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: https://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including Acast, Deezer, iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castbox.fm, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, OverCast, Player.FM, Pandora, Podcast Gang, Podcast Republic, Podchaser, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter! Thanks for FortifiedNet.net for the server space!
May 02, 2021
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1156
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1156 Release Date: April 24, 2021 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:51:17 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1156 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. Radio Amateur Helps Rescuers To Locate Lost Hiker In Los Angeles National Forest 2. National Hurricane Conference Set For June 14th Thru The 17th 3. FCC Issues Enforcement Advisory: Radio Users Again Reminded Not To Use Radios in Crimes 4. Yasme Foundation Releases Chronicles Of Amateur Radio DX History 5. Registration Is Open For Virtual Visalia 2021 6. Camp For Young Radio Amateurs In The Americas Is A Go For This Summer 7. Maglite Corporation Celebrates World Amateur Radio Day By Joining Forces With The ARRL 8. China and Huawei's Dystopian New IP Plan For 6G 9. National Hurricane Center's WX4NHC Station Test is May 29th 10. May 8th Is World Red Cross Day: Participate In Nationwide Spring Drill 11. Career and Talent Opportunities At ARRL Headquarters In Newington 12. ARRL And American Red Cross Renew Memorandum of Understanding 13. Woody Brem, K3YV, Is The 2020 Bill Orr, W6SAI, Technical Writing Award Winner 14. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars 15. NASA Successfully Executes The First Powered Flight On Another Planet 16. New Experimental Sensor Has Radio Noise Reduction Potential 17. Local Power Utility In Oregon Funds The Purchase Of Solar Powered Radios For Local Club 18. Something New Is Found In Those Fast Radio Bursts From Space 19. Straight Key Century Club Is Preparing For A CW Sprint 20. FCC Updated Radio Frequency Exposure Rules Become Effective On May 3, 2021 21. The FCC Is Encouraging The Public To Use Its Speed Test App To Measure And Log Broadband Speeds Nationwide 22. Amateur Radio Group Wants To Count All Amateurs Worldwide By Survey At HamCensus.org 23. Belgium Regulator To Resume In Person Amateur Radio Exams This Week 24. Archive Of Marconi Papers and Correspondence Is Acquired By A California Museum 25. The BBC Is Shutting Down More Medium Wave Transmitters In Favor Of Digital and FM 26. Croatia IARU Youth On The Air Region 1 Camp Is Cancelled Until 2022 27. Swiss National Society USKA Is Looking For Mentors For New Amateurs, and To Start A Mentoring System 28. British Virgin Islands Adds New Amateur Radio Operators 29. Saint Vincent Island Amateurs Requesting Clear Frequencies For Volcanic Eruptions Response 30. Marconi Day Special Event Stations Are Continuing Thru The Week 31. Germany's DARC Moves Its Amateur Radio Training On-Line Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, talks about how much power it takes to perform a single Google search, and he have an update on the current chip shortages we are experiencing. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about how to avoid the sudden stop. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, talks about the Massive Physics Phenomenon Which Is Over Eight Minutes Away... * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill looks at amateur radio in the early 1940's as Amateur Radio Goes To War, and the FCC issues Order 87 which took all amateurs off the air in the United States. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: https://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: https://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: https://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including Acast, Deezer, iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castbox.fm, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, OverCast, Player.FM, Pandora, Podcast Gang, Podcast Republic, Podchaser, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter! Thanks for FortifiedNet.net for the server space!
Apr 25, 2021
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1155
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1155 Release Date: April 17, 2021 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Fred Fitte, NF2F,Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:35:06 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1155 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. FCC: Updated Radio Frequency Exposure Rules Become Effective On May 3rd 2. FCC Encourages Public To Use Its Speed Test App To Measure Their Broadband Speeds 3. SpaceX Encrypts Falcon 9 Telemetry After Amateur Radio Operators Download Data 4. Intrepid DX Group Joins Forces With LA7GIA In Bouvet Island Attempt 5. Saint Vincent Radio Amateurs on Alert During Volcano Emergency 6. The Radio Amateurs of Canada Announces Get On The Air On World Amateur Radio Day Event 7. University of Alaska Receives $9.3 Million Dollar Grant For HAARP HF Research 8. After 27 Years The Japan Amateur Radio League Is Retuning To Growth 9. Ulrich Rohde, N1UL, Awarded Germany’s Cross Of Merit 10. HamCensus.Org - Amateur Radio Group Wants To Count All Amateurs Worldwide. An Amateur Radio Census 11. Archive of Marconi Papers and Correspondence Acquired by California Museum 12. Upcoming - ARRL Learning Network Webinars 13. Repeater Network In Tennessee Comes To The Aid Of A Hiker 14. Marconi Day Historic Sites Are Being Activated 15. Comm Academy's Virtual Conference Was A Big Success 16. Volunteer Monitor Program Issues March 2021 Report 17. DARC in Germany Awards Federal Cross Of Merit To DJ2LR 18. How To Get More Youth Involved In Amateur Radio Thru Youth Of The Air - New YOTA Contests Coming Up 19. Radio Direction Finding Has Now Become A Recognized Sport 20. High Frequency Over The Horizon Radar Transmissions Are Now Too Numerous To Count 21. WSPR Provides A New Method To Locate Downed Aircraft / Geocaching The Atmosphere 22. Belgium Regulator BIPT Resolves To Resume In Person Amateur Radio Exams On April 26th 23. The BBC Announces It Is Shutting Down More Medium Wave Transmitters In Favor Of Digital Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, Leo will talk about the current chip shortages we are experiencing, and why Apple Messaging has never been ported to the Android platform. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, talks about how you can make tower hardware from scraps. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will talk about the Dynamic Nature of Your Shack * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * 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 what amateur radio was like during the 1930's. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: https://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: https://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: https://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including Acast, Deezer, iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castbox.fm, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, OverCast, Player.FM, Pandora, Podcast Gang, Podcast Republic, Podchaser, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter! Thanks for FortifiedNet.net for the server space!
Apr 18, 2021
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1154
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1154 Release Date: April 10, 2021 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 2:49:41 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1154 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. Oklahoma Section Manager Kevin O’Dell, N0IRW, Stepping Down; Mark Kleine, N5HZR, Appointed As OK Section Manager 2. Amateur Radio Community Invited To Take Part In MARS Exercise On 60 Meters 3. ARISS USA Receives IRS 501C-3 Recognition 4. Traditional Amateur Radio Contesting Faces A Demographic Cliff 5. Youth On The Air Announces New Three Times A Year Contest 6. Florida Emergency Communications Exercise Combines Hams, Agencies, State, and Non Governmental Organizations 7. The International Amateur Radio Union and CEPT Nudge WRC-23 Preparations Forward 8. March 2021 Volunteer Monitor Program Report 9. MARS Is A Not Always An Obvious Resource in Emergencies 10. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars 11. 10th anniversary of Maritime Radio Day / Online Comm Academy 2021 12. Bouvet Island DXpedition Date Is Set 13. JS8CALL Inventor Wins Special Recognition 14. Amateur Radio Helps Search And Rescue Efforts In New Zealand 15. Time’s Almost Up For The "FrankenFM"s: The Impending Switch Off of Analog TV 16. AMSAT DL (Germany) opens amateur geo-stationary satellite for contesting 17. International Marconi Day in Ireland will activate an Official Marconi Station 18. A New Shortwave Listeners Club in Ireland invites worldwide participation 19. VO1FM in St. John's, Newfoundland, will be listening for two meter FT8 activity with beams aimed at western Europe 20. The Radio Society of Great Britain launches a new "Friendship On The Air" award 21. The radio regulator in Germany is billing amateurs annually. Its The Frequency Protection Contribution Regulation 22. The first Hospital Radio Station in the United Kingdom, celebrates its 70th anniversary on the air 23. Amateur Radio gets a partial and temporary reprieve on the 3.5 gigahertz band 24. The FCC is not yet collecting that pesky $35. application fee 25. The Dayton Amateur Radio Association announces Dayton HamVention weekend activities 26. World Amateur Radio Day is coming up on April 18th 2021 27. A new study reveals that digital FT8 now accounts for more than two thirds of contacts on the HF bands Plus these Special Features This Week: * SPECIAL FEATURE: Amateur radio was the early beginning for a career in radio for Art Bell, W6OBB, who became one of America’s number one late night radio talk show hosts. Art's audience on Coast to Coast AM grew to 15 million listeners in over five-hundred markets. Art discusses ham radio and his broadcast radio career in this QSO Today Interview conducted by Eric Guth, 4Z1UG, back on March 19, 2016. * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT. This week Leo will be here to talk about a how a recent study finds that your phone is sending data back to its manufacturer every day. He will talk about the latest data breach at some colleges and companies across the country, and looks at Microsoft's announcement that it wants to buy Discord. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, talks about the different methods of sealing coax connections on your tower. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, Onno looks at when you just have to give something a try. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * 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 what life was like for amateur radio operators during the 1930's ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: https://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: https://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: https://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including Acast, Deezer, iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castbox.fm, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, OverCast, Player.FM, Pandora, Podcast Gang, Podcast Republic, Podchaser, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter! Thanks for FortifiedNet.net for the server space!
Apr 11, 2021
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1153
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1153 Release Date: April 3, 2021 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:41:56 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1153 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. Federal Communications Commission Can Use New Pirate Radio Fines Starting April 26th 2021 2. News Shorts - 2021 Comm Academy - Ham Radio Bootcamp 3. Dayton Hamvention Announces Hamvention Weekend Activities 4. Celebrate World Amateur Radio Day 2021 on April 18th 5. FT8 Accounts For Nearly Two-Thirds Of H-F Activity 6. International Amateur Radio Union Region Region One Workshop To Focus On The Future Of Amateur Radio 7. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars 8. IARU Region and European Commission Meet on Wireless Power Transfer for Electric Vehicles 9. Bureaucracy Raises Licensing Concerns In Brazil, France Announces Long Awaited Exam Changes 10. Traditional Amateur Radio Contesting Faces A Demographic Cliff 11. Verizon Announces Date To Shut Down Its Old 3G CDMA Network 12. Last Man Standing Special Event Wraps Up And Goes QRT 13. Hams In The United Kingdom Resume In Person Exam Sessions 14. Tornados In Alabama Hit One Amateur At Home 15. Australia's Regulator ACMA Is Seeking Input On Its Five Year Plan 16. International Amateur Radio Union Looks For Involvement By The Younger Generation 17. New York Junior High School Launches Balloons Carrying Amateur Radio On The Equinox 18. An Arctic D-Xpedition Wraps Up Activities 19. Scientists Warn RF May Disappear Completely by 2040 20. Club Log Blog Records Over A Million FT8 Contacts On Six Meters 21. ACMA Releases Proposed New Power Limits For Australian Amateurs 22. UK/Guernsey Amateurs To Activate An Island During Upcoming Special Event 23. A New YouTube Video Interviews Features MFJ CEO Martin Jue 24. UK/Ofcom Seeks Comments From Amateurs On Upcoming EMF Guidance Regulations 25. Norway NWRL Upcoming National Convention Runs Across Eight Days In April Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about open network security in apartment community provided wifi, and he will introduce us to Amazon Sidewalk. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about the current method of belting off on a tower. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will relate some of his favorite "Portable Experiences" * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill visits the Vietnam War Era "College Information Net" that was held on the HF bands to organize college protests and distribute other information of the time. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: https://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: https://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: https://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including Acast, Deezer, iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castbox.fm, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, OverCast, Player.FM, Pandora, Podcast Gang, Podcast Republic, Podchaser, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter! Thanks for FortifiedNet.net for the server space!
Apr 04, 2021
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1152
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1152 Release Date: March 27, 2021 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:30:58 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1152 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. Amateur Radio Gets A Partial Reprieve On 3.5 GigaHertz 2. Utah Amateur Radio Club Marks Its Centennial 3. France Announces Ham Radio Exam Changes 4. FCC Not Yet Collecting That Pesky $35 Application Fee 5. Cooperative Effort Under Way To Resolve Potential 70 Centimeter Interference Issue 6. SpaceX's Starlink Raises Download Speed Goal From 1Gigabits to 10 Gigabits 7. NCVEC Question Pool Committee Seeks Input for Updated Technician Question Pool 8. IARU Region One Begins The Task Of Facing The Future Of Amateur Radio 9. The FCC Wants to Hear How Bad Your Internet Sucks 10. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars 11. Radio In A Box Concept Could Ease DXpedition Access 12. News Shorts: World Amateur Radio Day 2021 Is Sunday April 18th / Comm Academy 2021 Announced 13. Years Ago, A Mysterious Signal Dubbed The Ditter Showed Up On 20 Meters 14. Shortwave Leader George Zeller Dies In A Fire 15. Hams In The U.K. Get A Preview Of Their New License Document 16. Amateurs In The Caribbean Receive A Gift Of Emergency Batteries In The Caribbean Red Zone 17. Amateurs Celebrate Yesteryear With The Novice Rig Roundup 18. Hams To Assist At Polling Stations In Remote Area In India 19. Friedrichshafen Cancels The 2021 Ham Radio Show. The European equivalent of Dayton 20. A German High Speed Telegraphy Club Celebrates 70 Years With A Special Callsign On CW 21. Finland's SARL Celebrates Its 100th Anniversary With A Special Award Certificate 22. Chile Celebrates The 100th Anniversary Of Italian Settlers With A Special Event Station 23. Wales Amateurs Activate An Island For An Upcoming Special Event 24. The Radio Society of Great Britain Contest Committee Will Now Accept Contest Portable Entries 25. U.K./Ofcom Offers Its Updated E.M.F, Exposure Calculator For Amateur Use Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will visit what he calls The Other Side Of Hacking, and talks about older computing, and about The Internet Archive. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about how to work successfully on tower sidearms. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, visits The Remote Edge this week. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill visits The Dual Ladder Licensing Proposal the FCC put forth in 1974. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: https://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: https://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: https://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including Acast, Deezer, iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castbox.fm, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, OverCast, Player.FM, Pandora, Podcast Gang, Podcast Republic, Podchaser, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter!
Mar 27, 2021
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1151
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1151 Release Date: March 20, 2021 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Eric Zitell. KD2RJX,, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:52:14 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1151 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. ARISS Ham Station in Columbus Module Is Once Again Operational 2. German Radio Amateurs Request Online Exams 3. ARRL Incumbent Section Managers Begin New Terms in April 4. Friedrichshafen Hamfest On Track For June 25 and 27th, Maybe 5. QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo Experiences Technical Issues, On-Demand Access Opens 6. The Dayton Hamvention Has Announced Its 2021 Award Winners 7. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars 8. Youth On The Air In Region One Taking Cautious Approach To COVID-19 and YOTA Camps 9. Ham Radio Satellite Returns To Air After Being Dormant For Seven Years 10. NIST Announces Periodic Outages As It Upgrades WWVB Transmission Equipment 11. 23-Centimeter Band in Region 1 Under Discussion Ahead of World Radiocommunications Conference 2023 12. Colorado ARES Team Provides Assistance During Recent Blizzard 13. A Supposed Healing Device, Marketed In Germany Is Banned Over RFI Issues 14. Radio Society of Great Britain Readies For Elections 15. StarLink Adds Sixty New Satellites To Its Growing Constellation 16. The Last Man Standing Special Event Station Coming Up 17. Amateurs In India Mark 100 Years Of Radio 18. UK Amateurs Voice Opinions To The RSGB About Bad Actors On The Air 19. Northern Hemisphere experiencing "Steve" Strong Thermal Emission Velocity Enhancement" Ribbon of Gas 20. March 13, 1989 The Day That The Sun Brought Darkness 21. RSGB Prepares For Upcoming Elections 22. Finally, After Fourteen Years, Updated Echolink For Windows Is Now Available 23. RSGB Announces New Radio Surfer Award 24. UK Ofcom To Close National Copper Network and Move To An All Fiber and Wireless Network 25. Chattanooga The Lone Ranger Net Checks On Neighbors Nightly During The Pandemic Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about the newly implemented "Snoopers Act", better known as "The Investigatory Powers Act, in the U.K, he will look at a new Starlink Satellite Cluster launch, how Australia is implementing an internet "link tax", update the story from last week concerning the zero day exploits to Microsoft Exchange email, and tell us about NFT's Non Fungible Tokens. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about rules for transmitter "Lock Out Tag Out procedures. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will just be Making A Few Observations this week. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill takes us back 1970's and the proposed FCC Amateur Radio Restructuring Proposal. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: https://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: https://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: https://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including Acast, Deezer, iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castbox.fm, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, OverCast, Player.FM, Pandora, Podcast Gang, Podcast Republic, Podchaser, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter!
Mar 21, 2021
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1150
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1150 Release Date: March 13, 2021 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:50:02 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1150 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. 23 Centimeter Band In Region One Under Discussion Ahead Of World Radiocommunication Conference 2023 2. Radio Amateurs In Israel Lose Access To Much Microwave Spectrum 3. Maritime Radio Day Is Set For April 4. Spacewalk Could Return ARISS Ham Station In ISS Columbus Module To The Air 5. Registration Now Open for HamSCI Workshop 2021 6. North Carolina Radio Amateurs Adapt Tailgating Hamfest To The Pandemic 7. ARRL To Have Two Exhibits At This Weekend's QSO Today Virtual Ham Exposition 8. News Conference Details ARISS Efforts To Return ISS Ham Station To The Air 9. Plans Proceeding For Fall 2021 Willis Island DXpedition 10. Up And Coming ARRL Learning Network Webinars 11. February 2021 Volunteer Monitor Program Report 12. Australian Amateur Radio Experimenters Group Launches A High Altitude Balloon Carrying Amateur Television 13. Hamvention Awards Committee Has Announced This Year's Honorees 14. Amateur Radio Testing In France Receives A Long Overdo Overhaul, Video Training Gives Basic Skills To UK Hams 15. California Foundation Announces Available Grants 16. Bonus Station Is Added To Upcoming 13 Colonies Special Event 17. The RSGB has created six new videos for new amateurs to develop their practical skills 19. The IARU Region One Monitoring Station searches the bands for non-amateur signals 20. A new slow speed CW group in the U.K. is looking for participants 21. Ofcom, in the U.K. publishes its EMF record keeping rules for amateurs 22. Belgium resumes amateur radio testing post lockdown, and makes changes to exam procedures 23. The Inventor of the cassette audio tape, and co-inventor of the audio CD passes 24. One amateur has built an really big, and we mean big, dipole 25. Amateur radio news shorts Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about the four new zero day exploits discovered in Microsoft Exchange e-mail servers... * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will be here with some general antenna tower mounting tips... * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will be here to explain why the word of the day is "Software" * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill concludes his two part series on the History of Amateur Radio Full Duplex Relay Stations, better known as, repeaters. * Classic RAIN: Classic Rain: courtesy of Hap Holly, KC9RP, and Classic Rain, we will have his behind the scenes interview with Eric Guth, 4Z1UG, the mastermind behind the Q-S-O Today Virtual Ham Exposition. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: https://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: https://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: https://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, AnchorFM, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, NetVibes, OverCast, Player.FM, PocketCast, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter!
Mar 14, 2021
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1149
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1149 Release Date: March 6, 2021 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Eric Zitell, KD2RJX, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:36:30 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1149 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. Video Documents Removal, Preservation of 250 kiloWatt Voice of America Transmitter 2. Spring Red Cross Emergency Communications Drill Set 3. Approaches to Tackle Noise Problems Vary, Remedies Elusive 4. ARISS, NASA, and ESA Continue to Probe Amateur Radio Problems on the International Space Station 5. AMSAT-DL Operators Track Mars Probes 6. Quantum Receiver Can Detect Huge Swath Of The RF Spectrum 7. Moldova Peace Corps ARISS Contact Is Successful / Wyoming Students Get An ISS QSO At Last 8. North Carolina Radio Amateurs Adapt Tailgating Hamfest To Pandemic Protocols 9. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars Listing 10. January 2021 Volunteer Monitor Program Report 11. Astronauts On Board The ISS Prepare For A Power Upgrade During A Recent Spacewalk 12. UK Regulator Ofcom Acts In Rapid Response To An RF Interference Report 13. Discovery Of The Planet Pluto Celebration Is Marked By Thousands Of On The Air QSO's 14. New Ham Developed Solar Panel Promises To Stream Energy From Orbit 15. Amateur Eyes New Podcast For Budding Ham Radio Pilots 16. Ofcom In The U.K. Introduces EMF Clause Into Amateur Radio Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about a lot of things this week including how one company learned the hard way not to let interns make up passwords. He will tell us how a recent software update may have your Roomba Vacuum seem a bit drunk. He will tell us about a new side loadable browser extension that blocks sites that ping Google and Amazon, among others. He speak to the recent closure of Frys Electronics on the west coast, and he will have audio and comments about the recent UFO sighting by an airliner over New Mexico. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, talks about will talk about what precautions you need to take, and the advantages of doing your tower climbing at night. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will answer the propagation question, how many hops in a jump? * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill begins a two part series looking at the history behind amateur radio full duplex relay stations....better known as repeaters. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: https://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: https://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: https://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, AnchorFM, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, NetVibes, OverCast, Player.FM, PocketCast, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter!
Mar 07, 2021
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1148
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1148 Release Date: February 27, 2021 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Eric Zitell, KD2RJX, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 2:27:21 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1148 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. ARRL Chief Executive Officer David Minster, NA2AA, To Keynote QSO Today Virtual Ham Exposition 2. Youth On The Air Will Make Final Decision On Summer Camp In April 3. SpaceX Will Double Starlink's Satellite Internet Speeds In 2021 4. ARES and Red Cross Cooperate To Assist Storm Affected Residents In Texas 5. Whirlwind Boom Emergency Communications Exercise Set In Northern Florida 6. Amateur Radio Helping to Fill Earthquake Report Donut Holes 7. ARRL Interview Explains Background Of Ham Radio In Space Film Short 8. Wildlife Outnumber Participants in Winter Yellowstone VHF Radio Rally 9. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars 10. Fry's Electronics Shutting Down All Stores, Ending 36 Years As A Big Box Shop For Technology Enthusiasts 11. Wireless Institute of Australia Queries Amateurs About ACMA's New License Proposal 12. Students At A Colorado School Have a Successful ARISS Contact Via Amateur Radio 13. A Young Ham In Russia Publishes A Multi-Lingual Handbook On Line - India Hosts Net In The Language Of Friendship 14. Vermont Amateur Is Finally Able To Put Up His Tower After A Prolonged Discussion With His Town 15. HamSci Receives Recognition For Amateur Related Space Weather Project 16. The Lincoln Shortwave Club Centennial Grabs Exposure On A Local Broadcast Radio Station 17. Germany's DARC deploys equipment to monitor 50kHz to 30mHz for man made interference across the country 18. A U.K. Club organizes new amateur radio presentations on line 19. The Voice of America is planning to demolish the Delano Broadcast Site, amateurs rescue vintage Collins 250kW TX 20. Finland military amateurs will be on air with the ultra rare OI prefix calls. 21. Shortwave Radio hobbyist in India not only repairs vintage radios, but now opens a radio museum. Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will tell us how to properly secure a WiFi network if you live in an apartment complex or town home situation, and will tell us about how Australia has instituted a news tax for web sites. * SPECIAL INTERVIEW COURTESY QSO TODAY: Courtesy of Eric Guth 4Z1UG of QSO TODAY, we will have his interview with Gerald Youngblood, K5SDR. He is the founder and CEO of FlexRadio, that is now on the cutting edge of building advanced software defined radio platforms for the amateur radio hobbyist. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about springtime Dead Band Syndrome. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will explain way You Can't Always Get What You Want * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill continues his look at lowly Technician Class during the early days of that license, in part two of his report. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: https://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: https://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: https://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, AnchorFM, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, NetVibes, OverCast, Player.FM, PocketCast, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter!
Feb 27, 2021
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1147
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1147 Release Date: February 20, 2021 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:38:57 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1147 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo To Include Speaker Track On Amateur Radio Satellites 2. University of Louisiana At Lafayette Student Built CAPE-3 CubeSat Launched 3. Fall DXpedition to Willis Island Set, Outing to Mellish Reef Postponed 4. ARES Volunteers Reported Responding to Severe Weather In Central/Southern United States 5. ARRL Board Considers Plan to Cover New $35 FCC Fee for Some Young Members 6. British Columbia Radio Amateur Copies Signal from Mars-Orbiting Satellite 7. RSGB To Announce Consultation On Direct To Full License Exam 8. Innovator Ulrich Rohde, N1UL, Donates Sophisticated Vector Signal Generator to ARRL 9. South Coast ARES Joins South Coast CERT in California Evacuation Operation 10. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars Announced 11. Fatten Your DXCC Total In The ARRL International DX Contest On CW This Weekend 12. In Person Ham Fest in Friedrichshafen, Germany, Tentatively On For 2021 13. ARRL to Extend Field Day Rule Waivers From 2020, Add Class D And E Power Limit 14. ARRL Board Recognizes Trio of Emergency Service-Oriented Clubs 15. The Huntsville In Person Hamfest Is Making Preparations To Move Forward 16. NASA Deep Space Network Upgraded Antenna Reconnects With The Voyager Two Spacecraft 17. International Amateur Radio Union Holds Youngsters Forum In Region One For SOTA, IOTA, and WWFF Events 18. Ham Club In Australia Helps Area Amateurs Solve ACMA Address Requirement Issues 19. This Week in Amateur Radio Staff Sends A QSL To The Red Planet (MARS) via NASA Festooning Campaign 20. ARRL Tells The FCC That Additional Volunteer Examiner Coordinators Are Not Needed 21. Lack Of Funding Hampers Enforcement Of The New FCC Pirate Act On Illegal Broadcasting 22. The French Government Is Looking For European Companies To Manufacture Drone Bourne RF Jamming Equipment 23. Ofcom In The United Kingdom Decides To Fund Fifty-Three Low Power Community Radio Stations 24. Various Amateur Radio Activities Took Place During World Amateur Radio Day 25. Join A U.K. Amateur Radio Group In A Fun Project Building A Dipole Antenna Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will tell us about a very important, out-of-cycle windows ten update, and how one A-T & T customer got upgraded internet service from the company, almost instantly. It's an interesting story. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about the best way for you to haul cargo when climbing your tower. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will help you out with ideas, when you feel you are just running out of things to do with amateur radio. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill begins a two part look at the History of The Technician Class License. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: https://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: https://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: https://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, AnchorFM, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, NetVibes, OverCast, Player.FM, PocketCast, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter!
Feb 21, 2021
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1146
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1146 Release Date: February 13, 2021 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:46:36 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1146 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. RadFxSat-2 - Fox-1E Designated AMSAT-OSCAR 109 As Troubleshooting Continues 2. Radio Amateurs Operate Mississippi QSO Party From Television Station Parking Lot Of WXOW-TV 3. Orlando HamCation Special Edition Online Event and QSO Party Set for February 13th and 14th 4. ARRL To Federal Communications Commission: Additional Volunteer Examiner Coordinators Are Not Needed 5. ARRL To Extend Field Day Rule Waivers From 2020, Add Class D And E Power Limit 6. Space Weather Journal Says That A Perfect Coronal Mass Ejection Could Be A Nightmare 7. Ham Radio Forms A Planet-Sized Space Weather Sensor Network 8. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars 9. International Amateur Radio Union Agrees On Preliminary World Radiocommunication Conference 2023 Positions 10. Covid Pandemic Gives Local Emergency Conference International Reach 11. Austrian Amateurs Realize There Is A Proposed Threat In A New Amendment To Telecom Law 12. California Amateur Wins 2020 Congressional App Challenge 13. RF Jammers Built In The US Will Now Assist Australia's Military - Wyong Field Day Replaced By Mayham Event 14. Proposed Canadian Satellite Constellation To Provide New Internet Access 15. Deadline For HamSci Proposals Approaches - MARS Members And Amateurs Prepare For Interoperability Exercises 16. Lack Of Funding Hampers Enforcement Of The New FCC PIRATE ACT On Illegal Broadcasters 17. ARISS And Partners Are Investigating What Is Keeping The ISS Amateur Station Off The Air Following An EVA 18. The Irish Radio Transmitters Society Seeks Nominations For Upcoming Awards 19. The IARU Is Concerned About Amateurs Transmitting On Edges Of The Sixty Meter Band 20. An ARMY Research Lab Has Built A Quantum Sensor Receiver That Detects Signals From Zero to 20 GigaHertz 21. World Radio Day Celebrations Across The Amateur Bands And On Broadcast Radio And Shortwave 22. The RSGB Confers Awards For Its Get On The Air To Care Construction Projects Competition During Lockdowns 23. HamSci Seeks Amateur Volunteers For Crowd Computing In An Atmospheric Research Study Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about how the State of Nevada, wants to set up Innovation Zones, to attract high tech companies, and also let them set up their own governments with the zones. Leo also will look at new Zero Day Vulnerabilities attacking the Chrome Operating System. He will tell us how Chinese Cell manufacturer WahWae has set up a lot of bogus Twitter accounts, and he will answer the question, what is a millenial, and will look at the new upcoming Apple Car. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will have his final segment on producing a successful public service announcement to promote your upcoming club activities on local broadcast radio. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will answer the question "What is a Prediction" during his segment. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill will look back in history and find hams upset with the ARRL over its new proposal called Incentive Licensing. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: https://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: https://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: https://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, AnchorFM, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, NetVibes, OverCast, Player.FM, PocketCast, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter!
Feb 13, 2021
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1145
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1145 Release Date: February 6, 2021 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This weeks edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Eric Zitell, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:37:41 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1145 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. ARRL Board of Directors to Reconsider the Use of Electronic Balloting 2. ARRL Board of Directors Confers Awards 3. Upcoming National Contest Journal CW and RTTY North American Sprints to Start One Hour Earlier 4. Plans to Retrieve Titanic Wireless Equipment Put on Indefinite Hold 5. A New Version of WSJT-X is Now Available 6. ARISS is Seeking Hosts for Ham Radio Contacts with the Space Station 7. MARS Announces Schedule of Dates for 60-Meter Interoperability 8. ARISS and Partners Are Investigating Space Station Ham Radio Anomaly Following Spacewalk 9. IARU Receives Gift of hamradio.org Domain - UK Ofcom Clarifies VP8 Hams License Responsibilities 10. RadFxSat-2 Satellite Signals Detected, AMSAT Engineering Continues to Assess Status 11. FT8 and the Other WSJT-X Digital Modes are Tools K1JT Says 12. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars 13. Space X Launches French Amateur Radio Sateliites 14. New Invention Will Help Clean Up Junk In Earth Orbit By De-Orbiting Satellites 15. World War Two Enigma Machine Restoration Project Gets Underway - Australian Air Force Centenary 16. Indian Amateurs Assist In Identifying A Missing Australian Person 17. Canadian Amateur Club Offers Microwave Network For Emergency Communications In British Columbia 18. Amateurs In A Georgia Club Demonstrate Radio Science During Winter Field Day Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about how technology and social media caused a little bit of a problem on the stock market last week. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will have is fifth installment of writing a successful public service announcement to promote your amateur clubs activities on local broadcast radio stations. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will tell us about the "Changing Of The Guard" * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this weeks edition, entitled "Hams versus the ARRL", will relate the story of the introduction and reaction to Incentive Licensing. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: https://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: https://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: https://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, AnchorFM, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, NetVibes, OverCast, Player.FM, PocketCast, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter!
Feb 07, 2021
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1144
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1144 - Special 22nd Anniversary Edition Release Date: January 30, 2021 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This weeks edition is anchored by Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Eric Zitell, KD2RJX, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 2:13:18 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1144 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. Ham Radio’s SuitSat Returns in Short Science Fiction Film - Decommissioned 2. New Zealand Amateur Radio Club Marks Centennial 3. Intrepid-DX Group Invites Nominations for Intrepid Spirit Award 4. The French Military Is Seeking Radio Jammers and Receivers 5. QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo to Include Speaker Track on Amateur Radio Satellites 6. SKYWARN Prepares For The Upcoming Season Of Stormy Weather 7. President Biden Taps Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel as Acting Federal Communications Chairman 8. The Quarter Century Wireless Association Is Scouring The Ham Community For A New Treasurer 9. CHESS CubeSat Constellation to Carry FUNcube Transponders 10. 2021 Propagation Summit Session Recordings Are Now Available 11. RadFxSat-2 Satellite Signals Detected, AMSAT Engineering Continues to Assess Status 12. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars 13. Youth on the Air Month a Success in the Americas and Around the World 14. Finnish Amateur Radio League Celebrating Anniversary 15. The Rebel DX Group Is Poised To Activate Bouvet Island 16. Germany's Friedrichshafen HamFest Plans To Take Place Within Covid Precautions 17. ARISS and Partners Are Investigating Space Station Ham Radio Failure 18. Orlando HamCation Online Event and QSO Party Set - Virtual HamCation Also Will Be Running 19. Over The Horizon Radars Continue To Clutter The 40 and 20 Meter Band 20. Popular TV Series Featuring Amateur Radio, Last Man Standing, Prepares To Go QRT Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, talks about bringing back forums, Leo also will tell us how Google is in the process of shutting down it's wide area ISP experiment called Project Loon. And, he will tell us about a railroad system in Northern China that is running on the now expired Adobe Flash.. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - We will get an update from AMSAT and what's new with all those amateur satellites in orbit...AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will present Part Four of his six part series on writing and producing a written Public Service Announcement to promote your nexr club event, and to successfully get it on the air on local broadcast radio stations.. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will introduce us to The Vagabond Ham. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL and Tad Cook K7RA * 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 November 15, 1945. The date radio silence was lifted and amateurs were allowed back on the air...well, sort of... * QSO Today Interview with former FCC Official Ralph Haller, N4RH ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: https://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: https://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: https://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, AnchorFM, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, NetVibes, OverCast, Player.FM, PocketCast, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter!
Jan 31, 2021
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1143
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1143 Release Date: January 23, 2021 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This weeks edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Eric Zitell, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:33:18 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1143 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. FCC Issues Enforcement Advisory: Radio Users Reminded Not To Use Radios In Crimes 2. ARRL On The Purpose Of Amateur Radio 3. Orlando HamCation QSO Party Set 4. HamSCI Issues Call For Abstracts For March Virtual Workshop 5. When Finding A Signal Is Really Important 6. For Hunting Decoy Marketer The Cost Of Radio Frequency Interference Is Deer 7. Eastern Iowans Rely On Ham Radio When Severe Weather Strikes 8. Up-coming ARRL Learning Network Webinars 9. Radio Amateur Is Co-Leader Of Just Published Blood Plasma Research Study 10. A Listing Of News Briefs 11. Over The Horizon Radars Continue To Clutter The 40 and 20 Meter Band 12. Researchers In The United States Envision A New Replacement For The Arecibo Telescope 13. The Australian Communications and Media Authority Reports Progress On Call Signs Backlogs 14. Chicago Antenna Regulation Is Upturned By Recent FCC Ruling 15. TV Channel In The United Kingdom Recounts Amateur's Notorious Brutal Killing 16. Closing Up Shop As Popular TV Series Featuring Amateur Radio, Last Man Standing, Prepares To Go QRT 17. Virgin Orbit Launches AMSAT CubeSat 18. Icom Will Be Releasing New Firmware For IC-705, IC-7300 and IC-9700 Transceivers 19. President Biden Taps Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel as Acting FCC Chair 20. German regulator DARC raises the power limit on automated stations 21. The International Amateur Radio Union prepares to defend amateur radio at the upcoming WRC-2023 22. Israel regulator curtails amateur radio operations in a few of the gigahertz bands 23. QSO Today Virtual Worldwide Ham Exposition is coming up in March 2021 24. Dayton HamVention Cancels 2021 Show. Second cancellation in as many years 25. The FCC Invites Comments On Expanding The Number Of Volunteer Examiner Coordinators 26. The ARRL Is Seeking Nominations For Seven 2021 Awards Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT will breakdown the mystery surrounding the bands used by 5G, and talks about "A Lotta Bytes". * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will present part three of writing a successful Public Service Announcement for air on broadcast radio to promote your next club event. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will be here to comment on the APRS of it all. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill continues his coverage of the 1945 Frequency Allocation Battles ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: https://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: https://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: https://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, AnchorFM, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, NetVibes, OverCast, Player.FM, PocketCast, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter!
Jan 23, 2021
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1142
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1142 Release Date: January 16, 2021 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This weeks edition is anchored by Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Eric Zitell, KD2RJX, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:39:13 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1142 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. ARRL Life Member Neil Rapp, WB9VPG, Is 2021 Carole Perry Educator Of The Year 2. Seven US Schools Move Forward In ARISS Selection Process 3. Dayton Hamvention, and Others, Cancel 2021 Shows 4. New Amateur Very Low Frequency Transatlantic Record Set 5. International Amateur Radio Union Preparing For World Radio Conference 2023 6. FCC Invites Comments On Expanding The Number Of Volunteer Examiner Coordinators 7. WSJT-X 2.4.0 To Introduce New Digital Protocol Q65 8. ARRL Seeks Nominations For Seven 2021 Awards 9. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars 10. UPDATE: FCC To Require Email Address 0n Applications Starting On June 29, 2021 11. UPDATE: FCC Reduces Proposed Amateur Radio Application Fee To $35 12. 2021 AM Rally Set for First Weekend In February 13. International Amateur Radio Union Adopts Theme Based On The Pandemic 14. QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo Returning in March 15. Northernmost Reverse Beacon Net Node in Europe Launched 16. Donna Snow Of DIY Network Reality TV Series Texas Flip 'N Move Becomes An Amateur 17. Finland Radio Amateurs Seek Replacement Spectrum for 1240 To 1300 MegaHertz 18. Israel's Radio Hams Lose Access To Much Microwave Spectrum 19. United Kingdoms Brexit Makes Importing Radios A Little More Difficult 20. Radio Caroline North Will Be Broadcasting This Weekend on 648/1368Khz & Radio Caroline App 21. The All Star Network Expands To The Northwest United Kingdom 22. Sun Emits A Shockwave That Sparked Rare Blue Aurora In The Skies 23. Germany Raises Maximum Emitted Power On A Few Amateur Bands Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about 2021 Internet and Technology anniversaries, and will explore inexpensive podcast microphone recommendations. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will present Part Two of his six part series on producing a broadcast public service announcement to promote you radio clubs next event, on local broadcast stations, and what is required to actually get it on the air. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, explores "The Other Radios In The World" with a quick look at emergency communications. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill continues his look at the FCC and the 1940's Frequency Allocation Battle" for FM broadcasting and something new called television. * The Random Access Thought with Bill Baran, N2FNH/SK - Audio Clips of 2m DX band openings ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: https://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: https://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: https://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, AnchorFM, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, NetVibes, OverCast, Player.FM, PocketCast, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter!
Jan 16, 2021
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1141
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1141 Release Date: January 9, 2021 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This weeks edition is anchored by Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Eric Zitell, KD2RJX, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:38:44 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1141 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. ARRL Seeks Nominations for Six Different 2021 Awards 2. The Worldwide QSO Today Virtual Ham Exposition Returning in March 3. The Japan International DX Meeting Committee Announces Awards 4. Croatia Grants Access To New Amateur 40 MegaHertz Band 5. Northernmost Reverse Beacon Network Node In Europe Is Launched 6. Island Nation Of Mauritius to Launch its First CubeSat in 2021 7. FCC Seeks Input On Expanding The Number Of Amateur License Volunteer Examiner Coordinators 8. 2021 Is Set To Fly By As The Earth Is Spinning Faster Than At Any Time In The Past Fifty Years 9. SEA PAC Cancels In Person Convention - Texas HAM-COM Is Also Closing Up Shop 10. 2021 AM Rally Set for First Weekend in February 11. Federal Communications Commission Reduces Proposed Amateur Radio Application Fee to $35 12. FCC To Require Email Address on Applications Starting on June 29, 2021 13. ARRL ARES Volunteers Were Ready to Assist in Wake of Nashville Explosion 14. Christmas Eve Forecast Called Upstate New York ARES/RACES/SKYWARN Volunteers Into Action 15. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars 16. ARRL Member Designs New Ham Radio License Plate for Kentucky 17. The Recent Passage Of The Brexit Date Doesn't Cut U-K Ties To European Satellites 18. How About A Satellite Made Out Of Wood To Alleviate Space Junk 19. Congress Is Seeking A Probe Into The Collapse Of The Arecibo Observatory 20. A Balloon Carrying Amateur Radio Launched By Students In Iowa Circles The Earth A Fourth Time 21. U-S Air Force Project Eyes Proposes A Much Closer To The Sun Solar Energy Collector 22. A Winter Contest In Nova Scotia Turned Out To Be A Disaster 23. The BBC Offers Up "The Secret Listeners" - Shortwave Listeners During World War II 24. A Special Event Station Is On The Air To Honor Guitarist Eddie Van Halen Till The End Of The Month 25. A CBC Yukon AM Broadcast Station Is Heard 7000 Miles Away In Finland 26. The RSGB Resumes Its Webinars For 2021 With A Special On Home Brewing 27. A Spanish Amateur Radio Satellite Launch Is Delayed By SpaceX Till March 28. The British Railways Amateur Radio Society Special Event Station Is Now In Operation Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about Adobe Flash reaching its end of life, and Leo celebrates 2021 with 17 years of The Tech Guy on the air. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will present part one of a six part series on the proper way to produce a broadcast radio public service announcement to promote your club meeting or special event, and get it on the air. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will tell you how to accomplish what he calls "The Impossible Task" * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancicent Amateur Archives, this week, Bill sets us up for a play entitled "The VHF Frequency Allocation Battle of the 1940's" he will introduce us to "The Cast of Characters" ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: https://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: https://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: https://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, AnchorFM, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, NetVibes, OverCast, Player.FM, PocketCast, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter!
Jan 09, 2021
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1140
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1140 Release Date: January 2, 2021 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This weeks edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Eric Zitell, KD2RDX, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:31:36 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1140 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. December YOTA Month Participants Hoping to Top Last Year's Contact Total 2. ARRL ARES Volunteers Stood By to Assist if Needed in Wake of Nashville Blast 3. Special Call Signs In Belgium During The Second Lockdown Period Will Operate Until January 31, 2021 4. ARRL Staffers to be On the Air from W1AW for Straight Key Night 5. Texas’ Biggest Ham Radio Show Ham-Com is Closing 6. The ARRL RTTY Roundup is on January 2nd and 3rd 7. New Zealand Adds Wireless Power Transfer As Unlicensed Systems 8. Finland Radio Amateurs Seek Replacement Spectrum For 1240 To 1300 MegaHertz 9. ARRL Member Designs New Ham Radio License Plate For Kentucky 10. FCC Reduces Proposed Amateur Radio Application Fee to $35 11. WSJT-X 2.4.0 Introduces New Digital Protocol Q65 12. Federal Communications Commission To Require Email Address On Applications Starting June 29, 2021 13. Amateur Radio Is Part Of Mauritius' First Satellite 14. California Community Creates GoFundMe Page To Fund Repairs To First Responder Radio Tower 15. Amazon Unveils The Ground Station Antenna Design For Its Project Kuiper LEO Internet Constellation 16. RSGB Get On The Air To Care CW Key Auction Benefits A Charity In The UK 17. Japans Ham Numbers Shrink, South Africa Gains, While Switzerland Changes License Procedures 18. Clandestine Indoor Antenna Article Appears On The Hackaday Blog 19. How Claude Shannon Invented The Future 20. Amateurs Are On Stand By For Earthquake Response In Croatia 21. A Major Solar Cycle 25 Flare Causes Radio Outages as the Sun Wakes Up Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will cover the end of life for Adobe Flash is coming up in a few days, and will answer the question, Are Lithium Batteries Safe? He will discuss their care and feeding. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about what tools you should bring as you head up the tower for that antenna repair you have been putting off. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will tell us that you should test a link on one band at a time. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill covers how amateur radio fared at the very first International Radio Conference. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: https://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: https://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: https://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, AnchorFM, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, NetVibes, OverCast, Player.FM, PocketCast, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter!
Jan 02, 2021
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1139
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1139 Release Date: December 26, 2020 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This weeks edition is anchored by Pat Huba, N2WWW, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Eric Zitell, KD2RJX, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:25:06 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1139 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. Netherlands Radio Amateurs Face Fee Increases 2. Nathaniel Frissell, W2NAF, Awarded National Science Foundation CAREER Grant 3. Tom Sly, WB8LCD, Appointed as Ohio Section Manager 4. FCC Posts Email Address Reminder On Universal Licensing Service Landing Page 5. Registration Is Open for Online Ham Radio University on January 9th 6. Virginia Radio Amateur will Commemorate 1906 Fessenden Christmas Eve Broadcast 7. NASA Scientists Achieve Long Distance Quantum Teleportation Over 27 Miles 8. FCC Enforcement Bureau Warns Property Owners Of Significant New Financial Penalties For Allowing Illegal Broadcasting On Their Property. 9. Biggest Annual Hamfest In Texas Is Shutting Down Permanently 10. Remarkable Sporadic E Opening On Two Meters Down Under 11. German and Iceland Amateurs Receive A Present Of Renewed Bands 12. Christmas Trees Sending Messages Via CW In The U.K. 13. European Union Explores Possible LEO Internet Satellite Constellation 14. China Offers Up Its 500 Meter Radio Telescope To Scientific Community In Light Of Arecibo Loss 15. The Best In DX, Comes From Space 16. Australian Radio Amateurs Are Denied Access To The Sixty Meter Band 17. Nathan Simington Confirmed As The Newest Member Of The FCC - Ajit Pai To Step Down From The FCC 18. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars 19. Thieves Steal Electronics From Russian Secret Doomsday Aircraft 20. Jupiter and Saturn Meet In Conjunction Last Week. First Time in 800 Years 21. UK Woofferton Shortwave Transmitter Site Now Has A New Amateur Radio Club 22. Austrian Amateurs Are Granted Access To The 60 Meter and 630 Meter Bands 23. Los Angeles Times Prints Report On ARISS School Contacts In Schools 24. The RSGB Get On The Air Christmas Holiday Campaign During Lockdown Is Now Underway Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about the apparent widespread Russian hack on the US Government and businesses. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about how to construct tower antenna mounts from scrap metal. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, wonders if the amateur radio service will ever end * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * 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 history of amateur radio callsigns ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: https://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: https://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: https://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, AnchorFM, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, NetVibes, OverCast, Player.FM, PocketCast, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter!
Dec 26, 2020
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1138
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1138 Release Date: December 19, 2020 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This weeks edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Eric Zitell, KB2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 2:16:59 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1138 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. Nominations Invited for 2021 CWops Award for Advancing the Art of CW 2. ARRL Releases a New Edition of Storm Spotting and Amateur Radio / Also a New Antenna Physics Book 3. Finland's Radio Hams Ask For 1240 To 1300 MegaHertz Replacement 4. Contest University to Host Propagation Summit 5. Oregon ARRL VEC Testing Group Offers Testing From The Comfort of Your Car 6. SSTV Event To Help ARISS Mark 20 Years Of Continuous Ham Radio Operation In Space 7. SKYWARN Recognition Day 2020 Deemed A Success 8. The ARRL RTTY Roundup is January 2nd and 3rd 9. SAQ Alexanderson Alternator Christmas Eve Transmission Cancelled 10. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars Schedule 11. Reverse Beacon Network Leveraging Yasme Foundation Grant for Expansion 12. News Briefs -> Volunteer Monitoring Program Report / Fessenden Memorial Broadcast To Take Place 13. US Government Agency Believes RF Transmissions Responsible For Employee Illness Overseas 14. Preparations Are Still Underway For Winter Field Day 2021 and Ham Radio University 15. Science Magazine Claims New Solar Cell Sets A Record For Its Level Of Efficiency 16. New Zealand Posts Changes To Its General User Radio License-New VHF Handbook Available From IARU 17. IARU proposed 23cm Band Sharing Plan In Region 1/co-existing with the Galileo GPS Satellite System 18. Thieves Steal Electronics From Secret Russian Doomsday Aircraft 19. Ham Radio Exams Are Cancelled Thru Mid-January 2021 In Germany Due to Pandemic 20. The Latest Edition Of The 5 MegaHertz Newsletter Is Now Available 21. Youth On The Air Stations Are Active Throughout December From Ireland. Earn An Award. 22. What Do You Do When The Internet Goes Down Due To Emergencies? Building Mesh Networks. 23. FCC Enforcement Bureau Warns Property Owns About New Financial Penalties On Pirate Broadcasting Plus these Special Features This Week: * This edition is our Christmas Special Edition and we will have a great amateur radio story told by one of the twentieth century's best storytellers on the radio, the late Jean Shephard, K2ORS, as heard back in the sixties on WOR-AM radio in New York City. * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, K-K-Five-D-O, and get an update from AMSAT and what's new with all those amateur satellites in orbit... * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will have a few general antenna mounting tips, when up on your tower. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, says that if you want to do H-F operations in your apartment building, where do you start? * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL with George B - W2XBS * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill Bill will talk about broadcasting in the pre-crystal controlled era, and the new government regulations setting up a new radio regulator, and officially recognizing amateur radio. * The Random Access File with Bill Baran, N2FNH/SK will be here with his annual reading of "A Hams Christmas Packet" ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: https://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: https://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: https://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, AnchorFM, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, NetVibes, OverCast, Player.FM, PocketCast, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter!
Dec 19, 2020
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1137
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1137 Release Date: December 12, 2020 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This weeks edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Eric Zitell, KC2RJX, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:36:50 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1137 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. Decembers Transatlantic Tests Mark The 99th Anniversary 2. Australian Radio Amateurs Denied Access to 60 Meters 3. First Solar Image From Hawaii Observatory Shows Close Up Of A Sunspot 4. Nathan Simington Confirmed as Newest FCC Member / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Departing Commission 5. Lee Finkel, KY7M, Announced as New Editor of National Contest Journal 6. Geomagnetic Storm Watches Were In Effect Through December 11th 7. Iceland: 1850 kiloHertz Authorization And 70 MegaHertz Allocation Are Both Renewed 8. Brazil LABRE Asks ANATEL To Maintain Approval By Simple Declaration 9. IARU Region 2 Executive Committee Approves Dues Reductions for Member-Societies 10. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars 11. Tennessee Centenarian Receives ARRL Centurion Award 12. FCC to Require Email Addresses on Applications 13. Semi-Conductor Factory Fire Expected To Affect Audio Supply Chain 14. Oklahoma ARISS Contact Touches A Bit Of Astronaut History - You Will Hear The Contact 15. Holiday Special Event 12 Days Of Christmas To Return For Its Third Year 16. Illinois Former Amateur Gets Sentenced To Prison For Child Porn 17. AMSAT Ireland Has Launched And Is Now Seeking Members 18. Launch Window For AMSAT RadFxSat-2 / Fox-1E Opens On December 19th 19. UK Ofcom Looks For Input On Proposed Spectrum Management Strategies For The 2020's 20. A Russian Amateur Plans Operations From The Southern Most Tip Of The Planet: Antartica. Plus these Special Features This Week: * Bill Continelli, W2XOY will Present A Reading Of "A Hams Christmas" (Enhancement By N2FNH/SK) * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will answer the question, this day in age, is the use of a RAM disk still practical? And, he will break down the basics of 5 - G cellular technology * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will present his tower and antenna short topics list. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will talk about Two Meter Reciprocity and Other Assumptions.. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * 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 amateurs radio roll during the dawn of radio broadcasting. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: https://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: https://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: https://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, AnchorFM, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, NetVibes, OverCast, Player.FM, PocketCast, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter!
Dec 12, 2020
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1136
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1136 Release Date: December 5, 2020 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This weeks edition is anchored by Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Eric Zitell, KD2RJX Fred Fitte, NF2F, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:39:31 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. Powerful Solar Flare, Coronal Mass Ejection Occur on November 29th 2. It Lives Again! Radio Shack Purchased by Online Retailer 3. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai Departing 4. Arecibo Observatory Instrument Platform Falls into Iconic Dish 5. Ex-Google Chief Says This Age Is When Kids Are The Smartest 6. Federal Communications Commission To Require Email Addresses On Applications 7. December is Youngsters On The Air (YOTA) Month 8. Launch Window for AMSAT's RadFxSat-2 / Fox-1E Opens on December 19th 9. WX1AW and WX4NHC will be On the Air for SKYWARN Recognition Day 2020 10. ARRL Announces Director, Vice Director, Section Manager Election Results 11. New York City-Long Island Section Manager Re-Elected 12. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars 13. Yasme Foundation Announces Excellence Awards 14. Croatia Becomes The Latest Country To Grant Access To The New 40 MegaHertz Band 15. Rugged Race Products, Marketer Of Mobile Rigs and HT's Is Fined By The FCC 16. Shard Building In London Is Now Sending Morse Code For The Holidays 17. US Post Office Is Suspending International Service To Select Countries 18. Special Event To Celebrate The First Transmission Of Voice 19. ARRL Asks The FCC To Allow 3.4 GigaHertz Operations Until The Spectrum Is Otherwise Occupied 20. The Dayton HamVention Announces Its 2021 Theme Entitled The Gathering 21. New Distance Records Are Set During A Recent Transequtorial Propagation Event 22. 2021 Will Kick Off With A Year Long Contest Called "Bands Alive DX" 23 The Annual Christmas Eve Transmission From The SAQ Alternator Has Been Cancelled Due To Covid 24. Check Out The New YouTube Amateur Radio Channel called "Ham Radio Perspectives" Plus these Special Features This Week: * "A Hams Special Christmas Present" with Jock Elliott, KB2GOM * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about how to stay secure on the open wi-fi network in your apartment complex, and will introduce is to something new from amazon, a mesh network called Sidewalk.. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, talks about how tower climbing is all about safety, and preventing that sudden stop. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will tell us how prior planning your events will prevent poor performance. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * 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 state of amateur radio post WW1, how amateur radio almost became extinct, and how amateurs pioneered the use of the shortwave bands. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: https://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: https://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: https://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, AnchorFM, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, NetVibes, OverCast, Player.FM, PocketCast, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter!
Dec 06, 2020
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1135
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1135 Release Date: November 28, 2020 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This weeks edition is anchored by Pat Huba, N2WWW, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Eric Zitell, KD2RJX, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:17:00 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. ARRL Announces Director, Vice Director Election Results 2. Still Time to Apply for Foreign Service Information Management Technical Specialists-Radio Positions 3. Dayton Hamvention Announces its 2021 Theme The Gathering 4. Federal Emergency Management Agency Seeking Reserve Telecommunications Operators 5. New York City-Long Island Section Manager Re-Elected in Fall Balloting 6. IARU Region Two Executive Committee Approves Dues Reductions for Member-Societies 7. Universal Radio Announces Closing 8. Coast Guard Proposes to Discontinue HF Voice Watchkeeping 9. Yasme Foundation Announces Excellence Awards 10. ARRL Asks FCC To Allow 3.4 GigaHertz Operation Until Spectrum Is Occupied 11. Long Island Amateur Group Takes Ham Radio University Virtual 12. Special Event Station Honored The Founder Of Hammerlund Radio 13. Students In Iowa Track Their School Balloon Launch Around The Globe 14. Prepare To Receive Slow-Scan Television From The Space Station Next Week 15. Amateur Contact With The South Pole Spurs A Long Trip To The Bottom Of The Planet 16. Belgium Regulator Issues Special Callsigns For The Duration Of Their Second Lockdown 17. New Amateur Radio App Is Available 18. A Real Large New Sunspot Becomes Visible On The Sun Indicating Solar Cycle 25 Is Getting Better 19. Thailand Has A New Amateur Radio Satellite Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will get us up to speed by demystifying the alphabet soup regarding the purchasing of a new TV or monitor for your shack. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about how to correctly support your coax on the run up your tower. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will tell us why one WSPR receiver just isn't enough * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, BIll covers the years 1912 to 1915, and will talk about Edwin Armstrong and World War One. * Courtesy of the QSO Today podcast, we will listen to Eric Guth, 4Z1UG interview former FCC employee Ralph Haller, N4RH about his history at the commission, and how he became a radio amateur. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: https://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: https://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: https://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, AnchorFM, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, NetVibes, OverCast, Player.FM, PocketCast, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter!
Nov 29, 2020
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1134
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1134 Release Date: November 21, 2020 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This weeks edition is anchored by Pat Huba N2WWW, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Eric Zitell, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 2:26:11 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. International Broadcast Station Interference Overwhelms Hurricane Watch Net 2. SpaceX Dragon Capsule Resilience Ferries Four Radio Amateurs to the International Space Station 3. UPDATE: ARRL Seeks Waiver of Proposed FCC Amateur Application Fees 4. National Science Foundation Begins Planning For Decommissioning Of Arecibo 305 Meter Telescope 5. Arizona Congresswoman Introduces National Amateur Radio Operators Day Resolution 6. Academic Paper Predicts Sunspot Cycle 25 Could be Among the Strongest Ever 7. SKYWARN Recognition Day 2020 Is Adjusted For The On-Going Pandemic 8. Celebrating twenty Years of Continuous Amateur Radio Operations On The International Space Station 9. Time To Try For A November Sweepstakes Clean Sweep On Phone 10. A New Multi Transmitter Distributed Category Is Being Added To The CQ World Wide WPX Contests 11. New International Amateur Radio Union Region 2 Emergency Coordinator Is Appointed 12. Special Event Highlights Chicago Vitrual Sci-Fi Convention 13. Get On The Air For Christmas Campaign Gets Underway In The United Kingdom 14. Five Days Of Santa Being Hosted By Colorado Amateur Club 15. Ofcom (UK) Sets New RF Exposure Rules 16. The IARU Reveals Intruders Including Over The Horizon Radar On The Low Bands 17. Scientists Are Seeking Amateur Operators To Help Study The Effects Of The Upcoming Eclipse 18. Alan Turing Memorial Is Being Returned To Bletchly Park In The U.K. Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will tell us how to use MoCa (Multimedia Over Coax) and PowerLine Network Adaptors to circumvent a busy wi-fi network, and he will tell us that Apple is now making it's own chips for its new line of desktop computers.. * SPECIAL TALK FROM QSO TODAY: Eric Guth 4Z1UG Interviews Bob Inderbitzen NQ1R from ARRL * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about utilizing lock out tag out protocols when working on your repeater antenna mounted on a commercial tower. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will tell us about special event callsigns around the world. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL. * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill looks back to 1912 and how the Titanic disaster had a major effect on the new upcoming wireless regulations. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: https://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: https://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: https://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, AnchorFM, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, NetVibes, OverCast, Player.FM, PocketCast, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter!
Nov 21, 2020
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1133
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1133 Release Date: November 14, 2020 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Eric Zitell, KD2RJX, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Pat Huba, N2WWW, and George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS Running Time: 1:30:53 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1133 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. Hurricane Eta isn’t Done Yet; Florida ARES Group Asked to Staff Shelters 2. Tracking Boats And Ships In Real Time At The Same Time 3. Tensions High After Second Failed Cable At Arecibo Observatory 4. Get On The Air For Christmas Launched By The Radio Society of Great Britian This Week 5. ARRL Petitions FCC for Reconsideration of Order Removing 3.4 GigaHertz Amateur Allocation 6. Red Cross Fall Emergency Communication Drill Set for November 14th 7. ARRL Urges Members to Join in Strongly Opposing FCC’s Application Fees Proposal 8. ARRL Comments on FCC Draft World Radiocommunication Conference Recommendations 9. Low-Band Titan John Devoldere, ON4UN, SK 10. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars 11. Low-Frequency Station SAQ Broadcasts UN Day Message of Unity in Face of Pandemic 12. Black Swan Exercise Offers Opportunity to Demonstrate Integrated Public Alert & Warning System v HF 13. Australian Space Communications Station Will Feature Optical Data Transfer 14. A New International Amateur Radio Union Region 2 Emergency Coordinator Has Been Appointed 15. The University Of Israel Satellite Team Logs A First 16. Amateur Radio To Make A Triumphant Return In The Marianas Islands 17. 3000 Kilometer Plus Contact Made On 433 MegaHertz FM From St. Helena To South Africa 18. International Amateur Radio Union Region 1 VHF/UHF/Microwave Committee Meets Virtually 19. Two U.K. Firms Plan To Offer Country Wide 5G Service Via Drone Platforms 20. The Radio Society Of Great Britain Issues RF Exposure Guidelines For Amateurs 21. Kristen McIntyre, K6WX, is New ARRL Pacific Division Director Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, says that he views 2020 as a year that is in the future, and takes a look at new scams that are on the internet * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about working safely on tower sidearms. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will tell us about how he built a crystal radio with only three components. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill goes all the way back to 1908 and explores the very beginnings of amateur radio, including, where did the acronym H-A-M come from? ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: http://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, AnchorFM, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, NetVibes, OverCast, Player.FM, PocketCast, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter!
Nov 14, 2020
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1132
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1132 Release Date: November 7, 2020 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Eric Zitell, KD2RJX, Fred Fitte, NF2F, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS Running Time: 2:05:00 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1132 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. Brent Taylor, VY2HF,appointed to the Canadian Amateur Radio Hall of Fame Board of Trustees 2. Neutron-1 CubeSat Scheduled for Deployment on November 5; Other Sats Pending 3. ARRL Comments on FCC Draft World Radiocommunication Conference Recommendations 4. A Clean Sweep in ARRL November Sweepstakes Means Working 84 Sections this Year 5. Category 4 Hurricane Eta Threat Prompts Activation 6. New NIST System Detects Ultra-Faint Signals Using Quantum Physics Principles 7. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars 8. International Amateur Radio Union Region 2 Executive Committee Meets in Multiple Virtual Sessions 9. The German Town Of Bad Bentheim Is Seeking Nominations For The Golden Antenna Award 10. Space Station Celebrates Twenty Years With A Crew On Board 11. New York Radio Club Donates To Hospital For Pandemic Response 12. Amateur Puts Vintage Amateur Publications On-Line 13. FCC Paves The Way For Am Broadcast Stations To Drop Analog In Favor Of Digital Signals 14. Ulrich Rohde, N1UL, Receives 2020 IEEE Region 1 Technological Innovation Award 15. Radio Amateurs in Western Pennsylvania to Commemorate KDKA Broadcasting Centennial 16. Ofcom release database of Amateur Radio Call Signs 17. IEEE Technological Innovation Award Is Conferred 18. Kristen McIntyre, K6WX, is New ARRL Pacific Division Director Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, this week Leo will solve the mysterious case of the malicious PDF * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about maintenance of your tower guy lines. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, says that the excitement is palpable at the component level... * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill will relate the story of why hams in Schenectady New York can't drive down Weaver Street.. * SPECIAL INTERVIEW: Courtesy the QSO Today Podcast, we will have an interview conducted by Eric Guth, 4Z1UG, with Hudson Division Director, Ria Jairam, N2RJ. ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: http://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, AnchorFM, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, NetVibes, OverCast, Player.FM, PocketCast, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter!
Nov 07, 2020
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1131
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1131 Release Date: October 31, 2020 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Eric Zitell, KD2RJX, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS Running Time: 1:27:51 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1131 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. Radio Amateurs in Western Pennsylvania to Commemorate KDKA Broadcasting Centennial 2. New Zealand Radio Amateurs Lose Access to 60 Meters 3. Radio Society Of Great Britain Seeks Records Of Complaints About On Air Behavior 4. ARRL Urges Members to Join in Strongly Opposing FCC’s Application Fees Proposal 5. Oldest Known US Radio Amateur, Cliff Kayhart, W4KKP, SK at 109 6. It’s a Wrap for Hurricane Watch Net, ARES Teams Stand Down 7. Guidelines Issued for ARRL DX Contest Multioperator Stations 8. New Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars 9. FL-digi Could be a Tool in the November Frequency Measuring Test 10. Federal Communications Commission Adopts All Digital AM Broadcasting 11. Vandals Destroy Firefighters Communications Repeater 12. A New Type Of Very Efficient Solar Panel Is On The Horizon 13. Vermont Radio Amateur Defends Revised Tower Plan 14. Amateurs In The United States May Get A National Day 15. Weekly Propagation Forecast Report 16. Astronomers Baffled By Large Red Strek That Has Appeared On Mars 17. Peru Sells Off Amateur Radio Spectrum To 5G Providers 18. WSJT-X Developer Expresses Puzzlement Over FT8's Use In Contests 19. Federal Communications Commission Headquarters Relocates 20. The Radio Amateur Society Of Australia Writes To IARU President Over 40 Meter QRM Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about how to keep legitimate email out of your spam folder in Gmail, and will also talk about the latest windows update release to version 20H2 * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about those pre winter tower inspections you should be doing...now. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will talk about antenna testing in the field * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill this week, Bill relates a great story, as he recalls his visit to The Land Of Nothing ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: http://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, AnchorFM, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, NetVibes, OverCast, Player.FM, PocketCast, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter!
Oct 31, 2020
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1130
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1130 Release Date: October 24, 2020 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS Running Time: 1:19:12 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1130 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. Radio Amateur Society of Australia writes to IARU President over 40 Meter QRM 2. Federal Communications Commission Headquarters Relocates 3. ARRL Logbook of The World Harmonizes Designation of FST4 Protocol 4. Robert Bankston, KE4AL, is New AMSAT President 5. 2021 Hamvention Award Nominations Open on November 1st 6. Nokia Wins NASA Contract To Put A 4G Network On The Moon. Yes, Really 7. IARU Official Challenges Member Societies to Focus on Tomorrow Issues 8. Nationwide Red Cross Emergency Communications Drill Set for November 14th 9. Colorado ATV Group Transmits Images from CalWood Fire 10. Active L-F Operator Offers Advice on New FST4 and FST4W Protocols 11. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars 12. WSJT-X Developer Expresses Puzzlement over FT8 Contest Use 13. Japan's Experience Stations Enable Contacts Between Two Unlicensed Girls 14. Guidelines Issued for ARRL DX Contest Multioperator Stations 15. The FCC Opens The Comment Period For The Proposed New $50 License Fee 16. Young Radio Amateurs Worldwide Are Preparing For YOTA 17. Balloons Headline Jamboree On The Air For Indiana Scouts 18. KA0XTT - Last Man Standing - Is Going QRT After 194 Episodes 19. UK Radio Amateur Is Assaulted While Operating Portable 20. Actress/Scientist Hedy Lamarr Is Celebrated During Up Coming Net On Echolink. Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about using RAM Disks with todays computers, are they still viable? He will break down the latest with 5G technology, and take a look at if you can trust cell carriers coverage maps. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, takes a look at the best ways for you to seal up those coax connections for the coming winter season. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will take us through his recent journey building an old fashioned crystal radio. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill concludes his look at amateur radios Fallen Flags with a look at Swan Radio. ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: http://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, AnchorFM, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, NetVibes, OverCast, Player.FM, PocketCast, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter!
Oct 24, 2020
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1129
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1129 Release Date: October 17, 2020 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Chris Perrine KB2FAF, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS Running Time: 1:22:53 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1129 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. Amateur Radio AMPRnet TCP/IP Addresses Raised $108 Million 2. Amateur Radio Tribute To Guitar Virtuoso Eddie Van Halen 3. IARU Administrative Council Addresses Wide-Ranging Agenda in Virtual Meeting 4. Bob Buus, W2OD, Appointed as Northern New Jersey Section Manager 5. ARRL Files Comments in Orbital Debris Mitigation Proceeding 6. Giving Back To The Birthplace Of The Computer - Facebook Donates To Keep Bletchley Park Open To All 7. Multiple Balloons Carrying Ham Radio Payloads Launched 8. ARRL Learning Network Webinars Scheduled 9. While FCC Plans to Delete 3.5 GigaHertz Band, Canadian Privileges Will Remain 10. Recording Industry Pioneer, Elektra Records Founder, Jac Holzman, ex-K2VEH, Marks a Milestone 11. Man Arrested In Colorado On Murder Charges Is An Amateur 12. Amateurs Prepare To Communicate With A Hawaiian Research Satellite 13. ARES Academy Begins Virtual Classes, While Belgiums Regulator Calls A Halt To Amateur Radio Exams 14. The Alexanderson Alternator Will Be Transmitting To Mark United Nations Day 15. ARRL Auction Is Up And Running This Weekend. 16. Florida ARES Group Publishes After Action Book 17. ARRL School Culb Round Up Contest Is On The Air This Weekend 18. FCC Orders Amateur Access To 3.5 gigahertz To Sunset Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about setting up virtualization on a Mac Book to run other operating systems, and takes a tongue-in-cheek look at how Google just doesn't care. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about how to design an antenna mount for small towers. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will show you how you have an ionospheric monitoring service in you shack. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill continues his looking into amateur radios Fallen Flags with an in depth look at the Hammerlund Radio Corporation. ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: http://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, AnchorFM, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, NetVibes, OverCast, Player.FM, PocketCast, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter!
Oct 17, 2020
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1128
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1128 Release Date: October 10, 2020 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS Running Time: 1:33:47 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1128 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. International Amateur Radio Union Region 2 Releases 2020 Revision Of Its Band Plan 2. ARISS to Celebrate 20 Years of Ham Radio on the International Space Station 3. ARRL National Convention and Orlando Hamcation Postponed to February 2022 4. Two More Astronauts Earn Amateur Radio Licenses 5. Hurricane Delta Prompts Activations of Hurricane Watch Net, WX4NHC, SATERN 6. British Columbia Radio Amateur Hears Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter 7. Solar Physicist Predicts a Slightly Better Solar Cycle 25 8. Federal Communications Commission Orders Amateur Access to 3.5 GigaHertz Band to Sunset 9. New England ARES Academy Set 10. Hams Were On High Alert During Simulated Emergency Test 11. RSGB Videos Released To Help Train Newcomers To Amateur Radio 12. King Of Thailand Gets His Amateur Radio License, And Gets His Shack On The Air 13. Amateur Radio Club in California Acts As Radio Ambassadors 14. Mark Stillman, KA3JUJ, Appointed as New Delaware Section Manager 15. IARU Region One President Sounds Alarm On Wireless Power Transfer For Electric Vehicles 16. The Chinese Foghorn Over The Horizon Radar Is Back On The Low Bands with Other Intruders 17. ARISS Invites Proposals To Host Ham Radio Contacts With The Space Station Crew 18. The ARRL Pandemic Delayed Annual Report Is Released Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will answer the question, How do you find out what cell carrier has the best coverage? And, will tell us about wiring a high-end semi-pro home network. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about the safest ways to climb your tower if you have to do it at night. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, is here this week to tell you how CSDR will rock your world. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Anicent Amateur Archives, this week, continues his retrospective of amateur radio's Fallen Flags, with a look back at one of the most famous, Hallicrafters. ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: http://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, AnchorFM, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, NetVibes, OverCast, Player.FM, PocketCast, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter!
Oct 10, 2020
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1127
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1127 Release Date: October 3, 2020 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS Running Time: 1:23:18 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1127 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. ARRL Seeks Changes in FCC Proposal to Delete 3.4 GigaHertz Amateur Band 2. Ulrich Rohde N1UL Receives 2020 IEEE Region One Technological Innovation Award 3. WSJT-X Beta Release Introduces Digital Protocols Designed for LF and MF Bands 4. Chinese Amateur Radio Satellite Launches Delayed Due To Pandemic 5. Former Dayton Hamvention Venue Hara Arena is Being Demolished 6. Sterling Mann, N0SSC, Named International Amateur Radio Union Region Two Liaison for Youth 7. HF Station Grounding and Microcontroller Projects are Next ARRL Webinar Topics 8. Pandemic Delayed ARRL 2019 Annual Report Released 9. Get Ready for the 15th Annual ARRL Online Auction! 10. Stuart Wolfe, KF5NIX, Appointed South Texas Section Manager 11. ARISS Invites Proposals to Host Ham Radio Contacts with Space Station Crew 12. White House Pulls Re-nomination of Michael O’Rielly To The FCC 13. Special Pricing on ARRL Five Band WAS and Triple Play WAS Award Plaque Applications 14. Applications For The 2021 ARRL Foundation Scholarship Program Are Now Available 15. Ham Radio Comes To The Aid Of A Stranded Motorist in South Dakota 16. Washington Hams Get Help From Local Hospital To Expand Emergency Communications Coverage 17. Casting Your Absentee Ballot From The International Space Station 18: The Chinese Foghorn Over The Horizon Radar Is Back On The Bands IARU Monitoring Service Reports Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, takes a look at computer basics this week with a talk on selecting the proper keyboard. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about what you should do if you have to mount your antenna on the tower upside down. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, says its a new day and time for a new mode..this week a look at Slow Scan Television, SSTV. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill begins a four part series that takes a look at amateur radios Fallen Flags. This weeks episode will look back at the National Radio Corporation. ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: http://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, AnchorFM, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, NetVibes, OverCast, Player.FM, PocketCast, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter!
Oct 03, 2020
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1126
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1126 Release Date: September 26, 2020 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS Running Time: 1:17:26 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1126 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. MARS Communications Exercise will Involve Amateur Radio Community 2. Venerable AO-7 Satellite Approaching a Return to Full Solar Illumination 3. AMSAT Announces Board of Directors Elections Results 4. International Telecommunication Union Releases 2020 ITU Radio Regulations 5. An Old Analog Television Caused A UK Village Broadband Outage For Eighteen Months 6. Hams Help Find Missing Kids by Monitoring Family Radio Service Radios 7. Special Event Operation to Honor Amateur Radio Software Award Recipient 8. Phil Temples, K9HI, Appointed as New England Division Vice Director 9. FCC Grants Waiver Permitting Garmin to Market a Combination Part 95/Part 25 Device 10. IARU Region One President Sounds Alarm on Wireless Power Transfer for Vehicles 11. The Chinese Foghorn Over the Horizon Radar is Back on the Bands, IARU Monitoring Service Reports 12. Hara Arena Is Scheduled For Demolition 13. We May Be In Store For a New "SuperBattery" 14. Hobby Scientists Contribute To A Recent Space Weather Study 15. Join A New Fall Operating Event Coming Up In October 16. California Club doubles attendance by holding its meetings virtually on the Zoom Platform. Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will answer the question "What is a Podcast Index, and why are there so many of them?" * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, talks about how to build simple antenna mounts for your tower. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will talk about having "Simplicity Among The Complexity." * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Anicent Amateur Archives, this week, Bill goes back to his early days in the hobby and recalls an amateur radio mystery entitled "CQ Mars". ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: http://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, AnchorFM, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, NetVibes, OverCast, Player.FM, PocketCast, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter!
Sep 26, 2020
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1125
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1125 Release Date: September 19, 2020 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS Running Time: 1:20:16 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1125 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. 5 MegaHertz Interoperability Channels Designated for Wildfires and Hurricane Sally Response 2. International Radio Stations Now Restricted On TuneIn.com 3. Radio Amateurs Of Canada Announces Its Annual General Meeting and Mini-Conference For 2020 4. FCC Grants ARRL Rules Waiver Request for Fire Emergencies, Hurricanes 5. Hurricane Watch Net Wraps Up Another Marathon Activation for Two Storms 6. ARRL to Seek Changes in FCC Draft Decision on Amateur Nine Centimeter Band 7. Analysis Determines We Are in Solar Cycle 25 8. International Telecommunication Union Releases 2020 ITU Radio Regulations 9. Update: Amateur Radio Exams are Not Going Away in Brazil After All 10. Radar Technology At Millimeter Wavelengths Is Beginning To Show Promise 11. Bill Sexton N1AN, Prominent Member Of New York MARS, SK 12. Virtual Amateur Radio Club Meetings Are A Global Success, And The United Kingdom Is No Exception 13. Visually Impaired Radio Amateur Net Expands Check-In Opportunities 14. Amateurs in West Bengal India Reunite A Missing Man With His Family 15. The ARRL Technical Service Award Is Conferred 16. Hurricane Watch Net Is Tracking New Weather Systems Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will answer the question, is it safe to buy third-party lithium-ion batteries, and will attempt to describe Public Key Cryptography. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about the process of removing rusted bolts from antennas on your tower. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will describe "Yak Shaving". What's that? Well, that's when you get side-tracked by multiple other tasks before completing what you originally set out to do. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill will take a nostalgic look back at Olsen Electronics. ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: http://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, AnchorFM, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, NetVibes, OverCast, Player.FM, PocketCast, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter!
Sep 19, 2020
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1124
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1124 Release Date: September 12, 2020 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS Running Time: 1:25:25 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1124 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. Brazil Proposes To End All Amateur Radio Exams 2. North American CW Sprint is Great Practice for Fall Contesting 3. National Conference of Volunteer Examiner Coordinators Meets via Teleconference 4. Ham Radio Wireless Network Camera Detects Washington Wildfire 5. Preparations Continue for World Radiocommunication Conference 2023 6. FCC Announces Update List Of Amateur Service Club Call Sign Administrators 7. University in Poland will Launch Balloon with VLF Transmitter On Board 8. Hams Provide Situational Awareness as Severe Weather Hits Maryland-DC Section 9. K1USN Radio Club Announces New Weekly Slow-Speed CW Contest 10. A Guilty Verdict in The 2018 Murder Of A California Ham Radio Operator 11. Amateur Radio Assists In Two Rescue Operations 12. FCC Proposes to Reinstate Amateur Radio Service Fees - - 2nd Update 13. FCC proposal For Amateur Radio Fees Gathers A Mixed Response On The Comment Filing System 14. Amateur Radio Op in Arkansas Offers New Amateur Radio Television Channel 15. US Mail is the Only Way to Vote in ARRL Division Elections 16. ARRL Technical Service Award Conferred 17. Science Proves That Plants Grow Faster On The 40 Meter Band Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, asks if you area afraid or worried about up and coming technologies, and the F-C-C has recently ruled to do away with cable cards. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about how to stay safe when climbing with others on a tower. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, asks the question, What is so different using software for signal processing? * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill will present Part Two, the final part on The History of Amateur Radio Repeaters. ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: http://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, AnchorFM, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, NetVibes, OverCast, Player.FM, PocketCast, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter!
Sep 12, 2020
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1123
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1123 Release Date: September 5, 2020 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS Running Time: 1:22:04 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1123 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. Solar Minimum Most Likely Occurred in December 2019 2. Scouting’s Jamboree on the Air Set for October 16th thru the 18th 3. First Element of ARISS Next Generation Radio System Installed and Operating on the Space Station 4. FCC Proposes to Reinstate Amateur Radio Service Fees 5. Hurricane Watch Net Logs More than 29 Hours of Continuous Operation for Laura 6. Historic Winlink Gateway KH6SP Ceases Operation 7. Launch of Satellites Carrying Ham Radio Payloads Postponed Again 8. Amateur Radio News Shorts 9. ARRL/TAPR Digital Communications Conference Is Virtual This Year 10. Post Hurricane Laura, Louisiana Hams Focus On Safe Use Of Generators 11. Vandals Break Into Australian Marine Distress Radio Service Building 12. Long Island Amateurs Consider Virtual Version of Ham Radio University, Antique Radio Contest Virtual 13. U-S Department of Education Challenges Student To Build CubeSats 14. Steven Spielbergs Father, Arnold Spielberg, Becomes A Silent Key 15. K1USN Radio Club Announces New Weekly Slow-Speed CW Contest 16. Maine Radio Amateur Dies after Fall from Tower 17. Air Force Research Laboratory Develops Method To Track Sporadic E 18. International Amateur Radio Union Regions Form HF Digital Band Planning Review Committee Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about a new free VPN service on the net, Elon Musks Neuralink demonstartes a new brain / computer interface, and how an american teenager has written over 23,000 edits on the Scots WikiPedia. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about the arduous task of replacing the rotor on you tower. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, takes a look at contesting in a piece entitled "When You Run Into A Pounce". * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Anicent Amateur Archives, this week, Bill will present the first of two parts of The History of Amateur Radio Repeaters. ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: http://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, AnchorFM, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, NetVibes, OverCast, Player.FM, PocketCast, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter!
Sep 05, 2020
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1122
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1122 Release Date: August 29, 2020 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Michelle Bradley, KU3N, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS Running Time: 1:24:01 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1122 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. Candidates Set for 2020 ARRL Division Elections 2. FCC Releases Proposal For New Filing Fee Structure - New Fees For Amateur Radio 3. Board of Directors Elects New ARRL Chief Executive Officer David Minster, NA2AA 4. ARRL Seeks National Club Coordinator 5. Amateur Radio Volunteers Ready as Deadly Hurricane Laura Makes Landfall 6. FCC Grants Temporary Waiver to Permit PACTOR 4 for Emergency Communications 7. NASA's THEMIS Mission Investigates Aurora Mysteries 8. Ham Astronauts to Crew Boeing, SpaceX Commercial Missions for NASA 9. Storm Derecho Takes Down 1,200 Feet of Tower and 35 Yagis At A Popular Contest Station 10. German Amateur Operator Vacationing In Greece Accused Of Espionage 11. Amateur Radio Special Event Held During The Indianapolis 500 Race 12. The UK Bletchley Park Trust Code Breakers Is In A Financial Crisis 13. Hurricane Watch Net Logs More than 29 Hours of Continuous Operation for Laura Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will answer that universal question, "Why does my wi-fi suck so bad?" * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will cover the safety procedure "Lockout / Tagout", before you make that climb up the tower. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will tell you what comes next after you channel your RTTY.. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill will look at the state of amateur radio in the year 1980, covering the new bands we obtained at the Geneva Conference. ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: http://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, AnchorFM, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, NetVibes, OverCast, Player.FM, PocketCast, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter!
Aug 29, 2020
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1121
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1121 Release Date: August 22, 2020 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS Running Time: 1:08:47 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1121 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. New Contest for Portable Stations to Debut in October, Promises To Level The Playing Field 2. Rene Fonseca, NP3O, Elected as Puerto Rico Section Manager, Other Section Managers Announced 3. Enthusiasm Undimmed for International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend 4. James Armstrong, NV6W, Named Santa Clara Valley Section Manager 5. Shorter Call Signs Popular with Australian Foundation Licensees 6. Technology and Technique Making Ham Radio Testing Possible During Pandemic 7. International Amateur Radio Union Announces HF Digital Mode Band Plan Review 8. Retrospective: Amateur Radio Stood Ready for Isaias Throughout Storm's East Coast Visit 9. New Smartphone App Can Identify Unknown Data Modes 10. Intrepid DX Group Announces Winners of Youth Dream Rig Essay Contest 11. The Arecibo Observatory Assesses The Damage To Its Antenna System 12. Nominees Are Sought For The Canadian Amateur Radio Hall of Fame 13. Illinois Amateur Pleads Guilty To Porn Charges 14. Court of Appeals Upholds Federal Communications Commission Exemption For Wireless Carriers 15. DX News 16. Satellite News from AMSAT 17. Weekly Propagation Forecast Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will answer the question, "What is a GPU" and why do we have graphics cards, and will take a look at the current state of Robo-Calls and SPAM. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP. Greg will tell you how to be successful at tower mounted electronics. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will be "Channeling RTTY" * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill talks about the state of amateur radio, in the year, 1978, and also talks about a few things that were banned by the FCC that year. ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: http://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, AnchorFM, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, NetVibes, OverCast, Player.FM, PocketCast, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter!
Aug 23, 2020
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1120
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1120 Release Date: August 15, 2020 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This weeks edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Pat Huba, N2WWW, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS Running Time: 2:08:33 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1120 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. Arecibo Observatory Reflector Dish Damaged after Cable Snaps 2. US Department of Defense to Share 3450 to 3550 MegaHertz with 5G Commercial Operations 3. ARRL Hires Paul Z. Gilbert, KE5ZW, as Director of Emergency Management 4. Intrepid-DX Group Announces Winners of Youth Dream Rig Essay Contest 5. QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo to Become Twice Yearly Event 6. Police Still Investigating Disappearance Of Radio Amateur and Friend 7. ARRL Board Confers Awards 8. College Campus Radio Clubs Face an Altered Fall Landscape 9. Russia-Ukraine Radio War H-F Radars are Most Frequently Reported Ham Band Intrusions 10. Hams in Southern India Provide Aid Following Monsoons 11. Wireless Power Distribution Efforts Are Explored In New Zealand 12. UK Exams Booked Through September - Swiss Amateur Radio Group Offers Recruitment Incentives 13. Upcoming Portable Operations Contest Proposes To Level The Playing Field 14. Nomination Of FCC Commissioner Is Pulled By The White House 15. International Amateur Radio Union Announces HF Digital Mode Band Plan Review Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will tell you how to get better lighting in your shack for your next Zoom meeting or teleconference, and will talk about the passing of a little knows legend in the tech world, Francis Allen. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about climbing for family, or for other hams, and what you should do before you start that climb. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, asks, How much do you really know about your radio? * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill will introduce you to the Patron Saint of Amateur Radio....In fact the Patron Saint of All Telecommunications, Saint Maximillion Kolby, SP3RN. * Classic RAIN: Eric Guth, (QSO Today) 4Z1UG, Interviews Riley Hollingsworth, K4ZDH. ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: http://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, AnchorFM, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, NetVibes, OverCast, Player.FM, PocketCast, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter!
Aug 15, 2020
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1119
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1119 Release Date: August 8, 2020 Here is a summary of the news trending this week. This weeks edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS Running Time: 1:18:42 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1119 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. New England Division Convention Canceled Due to Pandemic 2. Radio Amateur Takes Part in Historic First Commercial Human Spaceflight to International Space Station 3. ARRL Volunteer Monitors Recognize Good Operators 4. New Smartphone App Helps Identify Unknown Data Modes 5. Canadian Amateur Radio Hall of Fame Nominations Sought 6. ARRL Board Confers Awards and Recognitions 7. Amateur Radio Volunteers Up and Down The East Coast Go on Alert for Isaias 8. ARRL 2020 Simulated Emergency Test Scheduled for October 3rd and 4th Weekend 9. German Satellite Demonstrates Orbit Control on a 1U CubeSat 10. Meet Up with ARRL Virtually August 7th thru the 9th at QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo 11. SAQ Alexanderson Day in the Age of COVID-19 12. Lost Video Archive from 1997 Heard Island VK0IR DXpedition Found 13. Amazon's Kuiper Satellite Constellation Gets A Thumbs Up From The FCC 14. Radio Society of Great Britain Provides Extra Online Support For News Hams In The United Kingdom 15. Registration Begins For The 2021 Youth On The Air Camp In The Americas 16. The Millennium Net Falls Silent 17. Campus Radio Clubs Face an Altered Fall Landscape In The Fall Semester 18. Collegiate QSO Party Is Planned For September 19. STAYATHOME special event is declared a success worldwide Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, explains how to create you very own custom e-mail address. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will tell you about his experiences weather proofing coax connections and what to use. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, tells you what to expect during your first D-X Digital contact. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * 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 state of amateur radio in the year, 1977, which covers the expansion of CB Radio and the two meter FM band. ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: http://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built-in ID breaks every 10 minutes. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world. on amateur radio repeater systems, the low bands, and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! You can find us among talk radios best on TuneIn.com, or via Google Play. We are hosted by various podcast aggregates like Spotify and Stitcher too. Visit our site for details. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with us via our Facebook group. Search for us under This Week in Amateur Radio.
Aug 08, 2020
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1118
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1118 Release Date: August 1, 2020 Here is a summary of the news trending this week. This weeks edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS Running Time: 1:05:14 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1118 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. The FCC Fines HobbyKing Nearly $3 Million for Marketing Unauthorized Drone Transmitters 2. ARRL/TAPR Digital Communications Conference Seeks Papers 3. AMSAT Partners with University of Maine WiSe-Net Lab to Develop State’s First CubeSat 4. ARRL Board Meets in Remote Electronic Meeting 5. Traffic-Handling Webinar Launches Ham Radio Learning Series 6. Nomination Signatures Sent via Email or Mail May Be Submitted for ARRL Offices 7. ARRL Foundation Awards Grant to The University of Alabama Huntsville 8. High School Marine Buoy Transmitter Now Active on 20-Meter WSPR 9. Historical Story: Propagation as a Matter of Life or Death 10. Hurricane Watch Net Activates for Hurricane Hanna 11. Ham Radio Assisted A Pedestrian In Distress In The ARRL Maryland DC Section 12. Amateurs In New Zealand Get A Three Month Extension For The Sixty Meter Band 13. Australian Call Signs Are Undergoing A Few Changes 14. Hurricane Watch Net Activating as Hurricane Isaias Approaches US East Coast Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about the future and yet to be invented Quantum Computing. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will give us all some general tips for mounting an antenna on your tower. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, asks, when you are on the air, What Do You Talk About? * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * 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 state of amateur radio in the year 1958 and the beginning of RACES, The Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service. ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: http://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built-in ID breaks every 10 minutes. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world. on amateur radio repeater systems, the low bands, and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! You can find us among talk radios best on TuneIn.com, or via Google Play. We are hosted by various podcast aggregates like Spotify and Stitcher too. Visit our site for details. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with us via our Facebook group. Search for us under This Week in Amateur Radio.
Aug 02, 2020
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1117
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1117 Release Date: July 25, 2020 Here is a summary of the news trending this week. This weeks edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS Running Time: 1:33:14 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1117 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. Unauthorized Transmissions Reported in 144 MegaHertz Satellite Allocation 2. Tokyo Ham Fair, Largest in the world is cancelled due to pandemic 3. More than 12,000 Register Early for QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo 4. ARRL Members to Lead New 30-Minute Amateur Radio Webinar Series 5. Chris Brault, KD8YVJ, is 2020 Amateur Radio Newsline Young Ham of the Year 6. High School Marine Buoy Transmitter Now Active on 20-Meter WSPR 7. Winlink Developers Use Arduino-Based Simulator to Evaluate Digital Modes 8. Mexican Tower Workers Find Parasite Antennas On Cell Towers 9. Interoperability Exercise Using Army Mars Scales Back Operations This Year 10. FCC Announces Closing of Filing Window at its Headquarters 11. Registration now available for RAC Advanced Course During Summer 2020 12. Dayton Hamvention Announces New Chair, Assistant Chair for 2021 Show 13. ARRL Board of Directors Meets Remotely via Zoom Teleconferencing 14. Hurricane Watch Net Activates for Hurricane Hanna 15. Radio Amateurs Assist Air Ambulance That Lost Satellite Communications Link Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about last weeks major Twitter hack. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will take a look at even more tower climbing vocabulary and terms. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will answer the question What is the Point of This Hobby? * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill takes a look back at the predecessor to the Emergency Broadcast System. It was called Conelrad, and Bill will tell you all about it. ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: http://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built-in ID breaks every 10 minutes. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world. on amateur radio repeater systems, the low bands, and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! You can find us among talk radios best on TuneIn.com, or via Google Play. We are hosted by various podcast aggregates like Spotify and Stitcher too. Visit our site for details. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with us via our Facebook group. Search for us under This Week in Amateur Radio.
Jul 25, 2020
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1116
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1116 Release Date: July 18, 2020 Here is a summary of the news trending this week. This weeks edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS Running Time: 1:26:27 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1116 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. Proposed Shortwave Station in Illinois Prompts an Objection 2. Why WWV and WWVH Still Matter in the Internet Age 3. AMSAT-DL Submits Lunar Lander Proposal to European Space Agency 4. Yasme Foundation Supporting Grant will Expand Reverse Beacon Network 5. FCC Announces Closing of Filing Window at its Headquarters old Headquarters in Washington D.C. 6. AMSAT Says Husky-1 CubeSat Project Helped Pave the Way for Future Missions 7. International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend on Track for 2020 8. Radio Amateur Society of Australia’s QTC Magazine Goes Fully Electronic 9. Field Day 2020 is Shaping Up to be One for the Record Books 10. DXCC Entities in Play as US Rejects China's Significant South China Sea Claims 11. Radio Amateurs Respond to Flooding in Indonesia 12. Russian-Ukrainian Radio War Appears To Be Escalating 13. Ireland Radio Group Completes New Digital DMR Network 14. Buffalo Soldiers Special Event To Pay Tribute During Special Event Operation 15. Reminder Of Two Virtual Ham Radio Events Coming Up Soon 16. Radio Club of America Announces 2020 Award Recipients and Fellows 17. Radio Amateurs Supports Air Ambulance That Lost Communications With Its Control Tower 18. Maritime Mobile Service Network Comes To The Aid Of A Vessel In Distress 19. A Newer Solar Cycle 25 Forecast Runs Counter To The Concensus 20. Long Island Kids CW Club Is Issued A Freshly Minted Callsign Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, talks about Apples new iOS-14 operating system public beta, and related security issues. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about the corrent type of climbing belt to use while working on your tower. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will talk about home brewing in the 21st century. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * 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 state of amateur radio in the year, 1962 ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: http://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built-in ID breaks every 10 minutes. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world. on amateur radio repeater systems, the low bands, and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! You can find us among talk radios best on TuneIn.com, or via Google Play. We are hosted by various podcast aggregates like Spotify and Stitcher too. Visit our site for details. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with us via our Facebook group. Search for us under This Week in Amateur Radio.
Jul 18, 2020
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1115
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1115 Release Date: July 11, 2020 Here is a summary of the news trending this week. This weeks edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS Running Time: 1:12:21 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1115 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. Maritime Mobile Service Network Comes to the Aid of Vessel in Distress 2. QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo Announces Full Lineup of Speakers 3. Annual KPH Night of Nights Has Been Canceled 4. Web Hosting Service Now Available For Radio Amateurs of Canada Affiliated Clubs 5. Russian-Ukrainian Radio War Remains at a High Level 6. ARRL Seeks Awards and Programs Assistant 7. IARU HF World Championship is Major Mid-Year Event for Everyone 8. Newer Solar Cycle 25 Forecast Runs Counter to Consensus 9. Washington Club Conducts Outdoor Amateur Exam Session 10. New Indiana Hands Free Driving Law Exempts Amateur Radio 11. The Rebirth of HF 12. Software Defined Radio Academy Goes Virtual 13. Amateur In Vermont Runs Into Opposition On Twin Tower Erection 14. Regulators In The U.K. Delay Analog Radio Broadcast Switch To All Digital 15. Long Island Kids Amateur Radio CW Club Gets A Freshly Minted Callsign 16. Rural West Virginia Gets a New Amateur Radio Emergency Network 17. DX News Shorts 18. Intepid Amateur Radio Club Sponsors A Youth Amateur Radio Essay Contest 19. The ARRL Plans To Hold National Convention At The Orlando HamCation in February 2021 Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will discuss security on your Chromebook computer * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, talks about precautions that you should be taking when working on a sidearm on your tower. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will answer the question, 'What is a repeater offset, and how does it work?' * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill takes a close up look at the state of amateur radio in the year 1958. ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: http://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built-in ID breaks every 10 minutes. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world. on amateur radio repeater systems, the low bands, and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! You can find us among talk radios best on TuneIn.com, or via Google Play. We are hosted by various podcast aggregates like Spotify and Stitcher too. Visit our site for details. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with us via our Facebook group. Search for us under This Week in Amateur Radio.
Jul 11, 2020
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1114
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1114 Release Date: July 4, 2020 Here is a summary of the news trending this week. This weeks edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:08:27 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1114 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. AMSAT Announces 2020 Board of Directors Candidates 2. National Hurricane Center’s WX4NHC Annual Station Test is Successful 3. Radio Amateur Still Missing After Three Months 4. Annual 13 Colonies Event Is Under Way This Week Till July 8th 5. New International Amateur Radio Union Electromagnetic Compatibility Coordinator Appointed 6. Prominent Radio Amateur Helping to Lead U-S Convalescent Plasma Expanded Access Study 7. FCC Settles With Two Seperate Boston Radio Pirates 8. Intrepid-DX Group Announces Youth Essay Contest 9. Researchers Use 200 Years of Sunspot Observations to Create Sun Clock 10. ARRL Illinois Section Has a New Section Manager 11. MARS Announces HF Skills Exercise 12. Ham Radio Reconnects Boyhood Friends after Sixty Years 13. An Historic Morse Special Event Has Been Cancelled 14. CQ Magazine Has A New Contesting Editor 15. Rescued Radio Amateur Says Ham Radio Saved My Life 16. ARRL Will Hold Its 2021 National Convention As Part Of The Orlando HamCation in February 17. QSO Today Hosting The First Virtual Hamfest, Ham Expo, In August Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, takes a look at the latest ARM Processors and how they are replacing the old X86 processors * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, talks about all the terms you need to know about tower climbing safety equipment * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will show you how your antenna is a filter, of sorts. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Anicent Amateur Archives, this week, Bill takes an expanded look at the condition of amateur radio following World War II ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: http://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built-in ID breaks every 10 minutes. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world. on amateur radio repeater systems, the low bands, and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! You can find us among talk radios best on TuneIn.com, or via Google Play. We are hosted by various podcast aggregates like Spotify and Stitcher too. Visit our site for details. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with us via our Facebook group. Search for us under This Week in Amateur Radio.
Jul 05, 2020
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1113
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1113 Release Date: June 27, 2020 Here is a summary of the news trending this week. This weeks edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:22:56 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1113 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. Rescued Radio Amateur Says, Ham Radio Saved My Life 2. Vanuatu Special Event will Celebrate 40th Anniversary of Independence 3. FCC Orders Shut Down Of Radio Station Run by Chinese Propaganda Outlet 4. Registration Open, Plans Firming Up for ARRL-TAPR Digital Communications Conference 5. ARRL Foundation Awards Grant to Open Research Institute 6. WSJT-X 2.2.2 Update Released for Field Day 7. ARRL Seeks Vintage DX Logs for Archive 8. ARRL to Hold National Convention at Orlando HamCation in February 2021 9. Balloon Launched by Popular Web Show Host Completes Second Circumnavigation of The World 10. Bell Labs Proves Existence Of Dark Suckers 11. QSO Today To Host The First Virtual Ham Expo This August 12. New Video Explains the Mission and Purpose of the International Amateur Radio Union 13. ARISS Volunteer Tony Hutchison, VK5ZAI, Named Member of the Order of Australia 14. SAQ Announces Annual Alexanderson Day Transmission 15. Registration now available for RAC Advanced Course During Summer 2020 16. ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR, Issues Field Day 2020 Statement 17. Dayton Hamvention Announces New Chair, Assistant Chair for 2021 Show 18. Researchers In Tropical Areas Find Power In Humidity 19. Hams In Norway and Australia Looking For A Magazine Editor 20. Yet More Amateur Radio Events are Moving To Video Platforms On-Line 21. Virginia Air & Space Center Ends Relationship with Ham Radio 22. Illinois Section Manager Steps Down, New Section Manager Appointed 23. MARS Announces HF Skills Exercise Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will answer that eternal question, "Why Does My Wi-Fi Suck So Bad?" * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, talks about maintaining those tower guy wires. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, asks, What if You WSPR and Nobody Hears You? * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill talks about the Radio Amateur During World War Two and The War Emergency Radio Service. * Classic RAIN: Classic Rain: Field Day...A Humorous Look. ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: http://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built-in ID breaks every 10 minutes. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world. on amateur radio repeater systems, the low bands, and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! You can find us among talk radios best on TuneIn.com, or via Google Play. We are hosted by various podcast aggregates like Spotify and Stitcher too. Visit our site for details. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with us via our Facebook group. Search for us under This Week in Amateur Radio.
Jun 28, 2020
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1112
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1112 Release Date: June 20, 2020 Here is a summary of the news trending this week. This weeks edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:14:03 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1112 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. Russian-Ukrainian Radio War Continues 2. Global Pandemic STAYHOME Campaign Deemed a Success 3. Visalia DX Convention to be Two Virtual Events in 2021 4. Youth on the Air in the Americas Announces At Home Bonus Summer Activities 5. NASA TV Coverage Of Final Space Station Spacewalk Power Upgrades 6. Kids Day On The Air During The Pandemic 7. Amateur Radio Discussed at CEPT Meeting 8. More Amateur Radio Exam Sessions Engineering In-Person, Remote Solutions 9. Field Day 2020: Balancing Tradition and Safety in the COVID-19 Era 10. Tennessee Court of Appeals Affirms Contempt Ruling Against Radio Amateur 11. Extra Class Question Pool due to expire on June 30, 2020 12. Dayton Hamvention Announces New Chair and Assistant Chair for 2021 Show 13. Transatlantic Emergency Call Amazes First Responders 14. FCC Fines Arkansas Man For Operating Pirate FM Station 15. Parker Solar Probe Makes Its Closest Approach Yet To The Sun 16. Amateur Radio Special Event Hits The Racing Ovals 17. QSO Today To Host The First Virtual Ham Expo This August FIELD DAY SPECIAL INFORMATION: 18. Planning Your ARRL Field Day 2020 Operations 19. ARRL Contest Program Issues Field Day 2020 FAQ List 20: Volunteer Monitoring Program Recognises "Good Operators" On The Air Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will be here to explain Public Key Cryptography * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will tell you how to perform your annual tower inspection. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, explains how using something for an unexpected purpose can give you many great rewards. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Anicent Amateur Archives, this week, Bill talks about the amateur radio community during World War II ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: http://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built-in ID breaks every 10 minutes. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world. on amateur radio repeater systems, the low bands, and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! You can find us among talk radios best on TuneIn.com, or via Google Play. We are hosted by various podcast aggregates like Spotify and Stitcher too. Visit our site for details. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with us via our Facebook group. Search for us under This Week in Amateur Radio.
Jun 21, 2020
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1111
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1111 Release Date: June 13, 2020 Here is a summary of the news trending this week. This weeks edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:25:41 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1111 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. International Postal Service Disrupted 2. ARRL Contest Program Issues Field Day 2020 Frequently Asked Questions 3. New Section Manager Appointed in North Dakota in Wake of Resignation 4. US Air Force MARS Announces Broadcasts from MARS Chief 5. AO-73 Now in Full-Time Transponder Mode 6. Youth Working Group in IARU Region 1 Inaugurates YOTA Online 7. IARU Submits Paper on Increasing Noise from Digital Devices 8. FCC Proposes Record $225 Million Fine For Massive Spoofed Robocalls 9. FCC Issues Declaratory Ruling To Promote Broadcast Internet Services 10. FCC Facilitates Wireless Infrastructure Upgrades For 5G Deployment 11. FCC Proposes Modernizing Rules For Additional Millimeter Wave Spectrum Bands 12. FCC Adopts Bidding Procedures For October's $16 Billion Rural Broadband Auction 13. ARRL Announces Updated Features on Contest Portal 14. Deadline is June 15 for 2020 McGan Silver Antenna Award Nominations 15. ARRL Volunteer Monitor Program Recognizes Good Operators 16. 15 Canadian Student Built CubeSats to launch from 2021 17. Free Online Training Draws Lots Of Attention In The U.K. 18. Brand New Weekly Contest Is Now On The Air! 19. Malicious Interference Plagues Chicago Police Department 20. Hams In India provide communications assistance during deadly cyclone Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, this week Leo talks about using RAM Disks with today's technology. And, breaks down the latest with 5G. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will teach us some Tower Climbing Vocabulary. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will cover "How To Pick A Field Operating Position" * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill talks about how amateur radio fared at the 1938 Radio Conference, and how it affected amateur radio. * Classic RAIN: Classic Rain: Part Three of a three part talk conducted by QSO Today Host Eric Guth, 4Z1UG with amateur radio's number one cheerleader, Gordon West, WB6NOA. ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: http://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built-in ID breaks every 10 minutes. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world. on amateur radio repeater systems, the low bands, and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! You can find us among talk radios best on TuneIn.com, or via Google Play. We are hosted by various podcast aggregates like Spotify and Stitcher too. Visit our site for details. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with us via our Facebook group. Search for us under This Week in Amateur Radio.
Jun 13, 2020
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1110
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1110 Release Date: June 6, 2020 Here is a summary of the news trending this week. This weeks edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:39:56 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1110 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. Balloons with APRS Payloads to Race Across North America in Educational Challenge 2. Radio Amateur, Fellow Astronaut Headed to Space Station after Historic Launch 3. Amazing Opening On 144 MegaHertz from Cape Verde Islands To Poland 4. European Space Agency Invites Proposals For Lunar Lander Mission In Late 2020's 5. Astronauts Bob Behnken, KE5GGX, and Doug Hurley Settling in after Historic Flight 6. Dan Grady, N2SRK, Appointed as New Rocky Mountain Division Vice Director 7. ARRL Foundation Announces the Frankford Radio Club Scholarship 8. Spring 2020 ARRL Section Manager Election Results Announced 9. The Yasme Foundation Announces Grants, Excellence Award 10. AMSAT Spells Out its GOLF (Greater Orbit, Larger Footprint) Program Objectives 11. COVID-19 Event To Enter High Scorers Into A Free Drawing For A Trip 12. IARU Region 2 Executive Committee Meets in Videoconference 13. WSJT-X Version 2.2.0 is Now in General Release 14. Six Meters Recently Running Hot 15. June 2020 Festival of Frequency Measurement Seeks Ham Radio Volunteers 16. KN6EQU Balloon Wins Cross Country Educational Challenge Race 17. Huntsville 2020 Hamfest Canceled Due To Pandemic 18. GB0MZX On Air In June To Celebrate The World's First Advertised Wireless Broadcast 19. ARISS Establishes Itself as an Independent Organization 20. Amateur In Utah Helps Summon Rescuers To A Mini-Van In A River 21. ARRL/TAPR Digital Conference Issues Call For Technical Papers Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, talks about the latest technology, including the recent SpaceX Dragon launch to the International Space Station, and how it is designed to attract young people into the sciences. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, talks about precautions that you should be taking when climbing a commercial tower. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, takes a close up look at the humble coaxial cable. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * 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 radio during the early and mid 1930's. * Classic RAIN: Classic Rain: Part Two of a three part talk conducted by QSO Today Host Eric Guth, 4-Zed-1-U-G with amateur radio's number one cheerleader, Gordon West, WB6NOA. ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: http://twiar.net/twiar.rss iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built-in ID breaks every 10 minutes. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world. on amateur radio repeater systems, the low bands, and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! You can find us among talk radios best on TuneIn.com, or via Google Play. We are hosted by various podcast aggregates like Spotify and Stitcher too. Visit our site for details. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with us via our Facebook group. Search for us under This Week in Amateur Radio.
Jun 06, 2020
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1109
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1109 Release Date: May 30, 2020 Here is a summary of the news trending this week. This weeks edition is anchored by is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:44:27 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1109 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. Historic SpaceX Launch Carrying Radio Amateur, Fellow Astronaut, Got Scrubbed, Rescheduled 2. Hurricane Exercise Carried Out in Southeastern US 3. Another New Beta Version of WSJT-X is Available 4. IARU Region 2 Workshops and Seminars Are A Success. More to Come 5. Is the Earths Magnetic Field South Atlantic Anomaly Splitting in Two? 6. Temporary Rule Waivers Announced for 2020 ARRL Field Day 7. Global Pandemic Radio Event Set for June 6th and 7th 8. Social Distancing Exam Sessions Demonstrate Pent Up Demand for Testing 9. Moonbounce Contact via FT8 Could be a First 10. Rocky Mountain Vice Director Resigns to Accept Appointment as Colorado Section Manager 11. AO-27 Vintage Amateur Satellite Becomes Partially Active 12. General Electric Is Saying Goodbye To Its 129 Year Old Light Bulb Business 13. Hytera Subsidiary In The U-S Files For Bankruptcy Protection 14. India Hamfest Cancels Event Scheduled For November - More Activities Switch To Virtual Events 15. Virtual Amateur Radio Teams Present 100 Watts and a Wire Tune-Up 16. Strange Recurring Microwave Signal Traced By Scientists To A Black Hole In Space 17. Radio Society Of Great Britain Is Looking For Interference Reports 18. This Week in Amateur Radio Debuts A Brand New Web Site 19. ARRL Director, Vice Director Nominations Invited In Five ARRL Divisions 20. Planning Your ARRL Field Day 2020 Operation. Important tips Not To Forget Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about web cookies, and the European General Data Protection Regulation. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will give you tips to stay safe while climbing your tower at night. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will talk about how the Antenna and Coax you use really matters. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * 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 Student Information Network" of the seventies. * Classic RAIN: Classic Rain: QSO Today interview with Gordon West WB6NOA. Part One ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: http://twiar.net/twiar.rss iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built-in ID breaks every 10 minutes. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world. on amateur radio repeater systems, the low bands, and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! You can find us among talk radios best on TuneIn.com, or via Google Play. We are hosted by various podcast aggregates like Spotify and Stitcher too. Visit our site for details. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with us via our Facebook group. Search for us under This Week in Amateur Radio.
May 30, 2020
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1108
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1108 Release Date: May 23, 2020 Here is a summary of the news trending this week. This weeks edition is anchored by is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:51:31 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1108 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. ARRL Invites Applications for the Position of Chief Executive Officer 2. FCC to Vote on Plan to Use ATSC 3.0 for Broadcast Internet 3. ARRL Invites Applications for Awards and Programs Assistant 4. Islands On The Air Users May Obtain Award Credits via Logbook of The World 5. IC-705 QRP SDR Transceiver Update From Icom 6. CQ Announces 2020 Hall of Fame Inductees 7. ARISS Multipoint Telebridge Contact via Amateur Radio Concept Proving Successful 8. Director, Vice Director Nominations Invited in Five ARRL Divisions 9. Federal Judge Okays Retrieval of Titanic Marconi Wireless Equipment 10. Florida Hams Ready For Historic Launch of United States Astronauts 11. ABC Network Renews Last Man Standing For New Season 12. Australia's Amateurs Asked To Share Their Views On 60 Meter Band Use 13. Amateur Radio Gearing Up for Predicted Above Average Atlantic Hurricane Season 14. Well-Known HF Operator Herb Schoenbohm, KV4FZ - SK 15. DXCC Convention is cancelled. 16. The Gulf Coast Hurricane Season Special Event is coming up. 17. ARRL seeks clarification of the amended amateur service RF Safety Rules. Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about a brand new DNS service you can use for free to increase your privacy on-line, and he will also talk about the abundance of dark fiber around the country. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will tell you the proper way to secure the feedline to the tower. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will talk about Buying and Using Pre-Loved Equipment * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill talks about the 1974 Proposed FCC Restructuring Plan For Amateur Radio. Part Two, and looks at the Class E Citizens Band Proposal. * SPECIAL REPORT: ESSB "Enhanced Single Sideband" with Art Bell, W6OBB, and a special interview with John Anning, NU9N by George Bowen W2XBS. ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: http://twiar.net/twiar.rss iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built-in ID breaks every 10 minutes. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world. on amateur radio repeater systems, the low bands, and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! You can find us among talk radios best on TuneIn.com, or via Google Play. We are hosted by various podcast aggregates like Spotify and Stitcher too. Visit our site for details. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with us via our Facebook group. Search for us under This Week in Amateur Radio.
May 23, 2020
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1107
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1107 Release Date: May 16, 2020 Here is a summary of the news trending this week. This weeks edition is anchored by is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:44:53 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1107 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. ARRL Seeks Clarification of Amended Amateur Service RF Safety Rules 2. New WSJT-X Beta Version Offers Significant FT4 and FT8 Upgrades 3. ARISS to Attempt Second Test of New Multipoint Telebridge Contact System 4. Two New Chinese Ham Satellites Expected to Launch in September 5. Amateur Radio Gains Significant Boost in U-K by Connecting People During Lockdown 6. May 12th was Amateur Radio Day in Puerto Rico 7. Planning Your ARRL Field Day 2020 Operation - Part One 8. Planning Your ARRL Field Day 2020 Operation - Part Two 9. ARRL at Home Hamvention Weekend of Specials Set 10. Amateur Radio Gearing Up for Predicted Above Average Atlantic Hurricane Season 11. Choosing FTx Transmit and Receive Frequencies in Crowded Contest Bands 12. HuskySat-1 HO-107 Transponder is Now Open 13. 5G Cell Towers Around The World Are Under Assault 14. New Study Explores Ways To Broaden Signal Detection 15. 2020 Inductees, CQ Magazine Contest Hall of Fame 16. The league announces new Life 70 plus memberships 17. Amateur radio exams go 'Al Fresco' in Norway and other locations around the world 18: FCC Grants Unlicensed Use on Six Gigahertz for new 6E wifi standard Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, talks about working from home has changed the landscape, and asks if you find Zoom Meetings tiring. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will tell us some good general things to consider before mounting that antenna on your tower. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, asks how much is a bit worth? * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill talks about the 1974 Proposed FCC Restructuring Plan For Amateur Radio. Part One. ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: http://twiar.net/twiar.rss iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built-in ID breaks every 10 minutes. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world. on amateur radio repeater systems, the low bands, and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! You can find us among talk radios best on TuneIn.com, or via Google Play. We are hosted by various podcast aggregates like Spotify and Stitcher too. Visit our site for details. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with us via our Facebook group. Search for us under This Week in Amateur Radio.
May 16, 2020
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1106
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1106 Release Date: May 9, 2020 Here is a summary of the news trending this week. This weeks edition is anchored by is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:21:15 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1106 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. FCC Providing Flexibility to Volunteer Examiners in Developing Remote Testing Methods 2. AMSAT Solicits Nominations for the 2020 Board of Directors Election 3. Upcoming Special Events Commemorate the End of World War II 4. Radio Amateur Society of Australia Launches Welcome to Amateru Radio Guidebook For Newcomers 5. Amateur Radio Exams 'Al-fresco' In Norway 6. New SSTV Software Now Available 7. First Guatemalan Satellite Deployed from the International Space Station 8. IARU Region 2 Online Emergency Communication Workshops Get Under Way 9. NASA CubeSat Array to Study Causes of Giant Solar Particle Storms 10. Museum Ships Weekend Cancelled - Ham-Com Cancelled - IOTA and MicroHams Going Forward 11. Trapped Individual Rescued From Amateur Radio Tower 12. First ARISS Contact With A Multipoint Telebridge Is In The Books 13. Space Agencies Announce A Planet Wide Hack-A-Thon 14. FCC Okays Unlicensed Operations In The Six Gigahertz Band 15. RSGB Aims To Promote Health and Wellbeing within the Amateur Radio Community 16. Garmin Seeks an FCC Ruling or Waiver to obtain certification for Part 95/25 Combo Devices 17. Russian DOSARF - RS-44 Amateur Satellite Transponder is now active. 18. First Contact made on the new 8 Meter Bands Between Ireland and Lithuania Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, talks about why your IoT devices don't seem to work on five gigahertz wi-fi, and will also take a close look at our "Fondle Slabs" * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will tell us how to correctly mount electronics on the tower. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, asks for permission to be curious. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill presents Part Two of "The History of Amateur Radio Repeaters" * Classic RAIN: We will flash back to the 1988 Dayton HamVention and find out about all the "new gear" that arrived, during this weeks, "Classic RAIN" ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: http://twiar.net/twiar.rss iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built-in ID breaks every 10 minutes. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world. on amateur radio repeater systems, the low bands, and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! You can find us among talk radios best on TuneIn.com, or via Google Play. We are hosted by various podcast aggregates like Spotify and Stitcher too. Visit our site for details. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with us via our Facebook group. Search for us under This Week in Amateur Radio.
May 10, 2020
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1105
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1105 Release Date: May 2, 2020 Here is a summary of the news trending this week. This weeks edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:22:17 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1105 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. RSGB Aims to Promote Health and Wellbeing within the Amateur Radio Community 2. British Columbia Radio Amateur Finds Another Zombie Satellite 3. Emergency Ventilator Designed and Constructed by Hams Going to FDA 4. Response to IARU Region 2 Online Workshops Exceeds Expectations 5. ARISS to Experiment with School Contacts Using Multipoint Telebridge Approach 6. ARRL Frequency Measuring Test Results Posted 7. FCC Scrutinizes Four Chinese Government Controled Entities Providing Telecom Service In The US 8. NASA Drone Set To Be First Aircraft To Fly On Mars Now Has A Name Thanks To A 17 Year old Girl 9. FCC Confirms That ARS Operator License Examinations May Be Held Remotely 10. Hams in India Provide Communication Assistance during Virus Pandemic 11. Garmin Seeks FCC Ruling or Waiver to Obtain Certification for Part 95/Part 25 Device 12. News Briefs - Special Announcements 13. FCC Adopts a New Official Seal in Anticipation of Relocation 14. Russian DOSAAF-85 - RS-44 - Amateur Radio Satellite Transponder Now Active 15. First Contact Made On The 8 Meter Band Between Ireland and Lithuania 16. Australian Amateur Disappears On A Camping Trip / Amateur Takes First Australian On Line Exam 17. Tokyo Japan radio club special event station first to receive callsign with a brand new prefix 18. Vienna Austria International Center Authorises Use of Special U-N callsign Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT talks about Apple iOS vulnerability to Remote Zero Click, a zero-day hack, that is crashing iOS devices. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will will tell us the corrent way to mount your vertical antenna upside down on your tower. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, asks for permission to be curious. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives * Classic RAIN: Classic Rain: We take a retrospective look back at CBS Newsman, and fellow radio amateur Walter Cronkite. The late KB2GSD. ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: http://twiar.net/twiar.rss iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built-in ID breaks every 10 minutes. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world. on amateur radio repeater systems, the low bands, and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! You can find us among talk radios best on TuneIn.com, or via Google Play. We are hosted by various podcast aggregates like Spotify and Stitcher too. Visit our site for details. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with us via our Facebook group. Search for us under This Week in Amateur Radio.
May 03, 2020
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1104
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1104 Release Date: April 25, 2020 Here is a summary of the news trending this week. This weeks edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:26:48 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1104 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. The RSGB Has Launched the Get On The Air To Care #GOTA2C Campaign 2. Internet Router Jams Galileo GPS Signal in Parts of France 3. FCC Seeking World Radiocommunication Conference Advisory Committee Members 4. Hams in India Provide Communication Assistance During the Pandemic 5. Contest University 2020 Will Be Free and Online 6. Ronan O'Rahilly, Founder of Pirate Ship Radio Caroline Passes 7. Amateurs Stay at Home and Self-Isolate 8. Japan’s Radio Amateurs Gain Expanded Access to 160 and 80 Meters 9. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Updates Solar Cycle 25 Prediction 10. ARRL New England Division Convention Postponed to November 11. ARRL Suggests Taking a Creative Approach to Field Day 2020 12. ARRL 2020 Teachers Institute Sessions are Canceled 13. Nomination Deadline Extended for Philip J. McGan Memorial Silver Antenna Award 14. Ballot Counting Postponed in Four ARRL Section Manager Elections 15. ARRL, AMSAT Seek Relatively Minor Changes In FCC Orbital Debris Mitigation Proposals 16. A Welsh Radio Amateur Copied The Titanic Distress Call, But Authorities Did Not Believe Him 17. 2020 TAPR Digital Communications Conference has been postponed 18. ARRL 2020 National Teachers Institute Sessions have been canceled 19. Remotely Administered Amateur Exam Sessions Showing Promise - An Update Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W-Six-T-W-T, will tell us everything you need to know about "Internet Backround Radiation", and of his love of old fashioned keyboards. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will answer the question "What Should I Bring With Me Up The Tower?" * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will tell us about his first "Digital Contact" * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill continues in Part Two of "The Trial and Tribulations of The Original Technician Class Licensee" ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: http://twiar.net/twiar.rss iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built-in ID breaks every 10 minutes. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world. on amateur radio repeater systems, the low bands, and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! You can find us among talk radios best on TuneIn.com, or via Google Play. We are hosted by various podcast aggregates like Spotify and Stitcher too. Visit our site for details. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with us via our Facebook group. Search for us under This Week in Amateur Radio.
Apr 25, 2020
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1103
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1103 Release Date: April 18, 2020 Here is a summary of the news trending this week. This weeks edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:23:42 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1103 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. New Solar Cycle Likely Began Last December 2. 432 MHz Trans-Atlantic record extended to 4,370 kms, New 144 MHz Transatlantic Record Reported 3. Fresh Crew Arrives on International Space Station 4. Youth Team Postpones its Planned CQ WPX CW Operation from K3LR 5. ARISS Altering its Approach in Light of Virus Pandemic 6. Remotely Administered Amateur Exam Systems Showing Promise 7. ARRL Rookie Roundup SSB Edition Considers Social Distancing 8. ARRL, AMSAT Seek Relatively Minor Changes In FCC Orbital Debris Mitigation Proposals 9. ARRL Announces New Benefits for Members 10. Greater Logbook of The World Database Accuracy is the Goal of TQSL Updates 11. HAM RADIO in Friedrichshafen, Germany, Announces Cancellation of 2020 Show 12. Amateurs Assist In Alabama Storm Response 13. New York Amateurs Prepare A Radio Thank You To First Responders 14. FCC Plans To Act On The Future Of The 6 Gigahertz Band 15. Call Sign Suffix Proposal In Australia Under Review/Poll Seeks Input On Foundation License Syllabus 16. International Space Station Has Now Has Story Time For Kids 17. 2020 Youth on the Air in the Americas Camp is Canceled 18. New Volunteer Monitor Program is Up and Running - More Details Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, this week Leo will answer the question How Reliable Are Modern Solid State Drives, and will explain How To Back Up Windows Ten. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, talks about pre-climbing safety proceedures including Lock Out, Tag Out. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, asks, "When Was The Last Time You Played?" * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns this week with another edition of The Anicent Amateur Archives, in this edition, Bill looks at at the history of "The Technician Class License." ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: http://twiar.net/twiar.rss iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built-in ID breaks every 10 minutes. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world. on amateur radio repeater systems, the low bands, and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! You can find us among talk radios best on TuneIn.com, or via Google Play. We are hosted by various podcast aggregates like Spotify and Stitcher too. Visit our site for details. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with us via our Facebook group. Search for us under This Week in Amateur Radio.
Apr 19, 2020
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1102
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1102 Release Date: April 11, 2020 Here is a summary of the news trending this week. This weeks edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:37:13 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1102 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. Thousands apply to join NASA’s Artemis Generation, #BeAnAstronaut 2. Use of Special Call Sign Suffixes in the U-S and Around The World During Virus Situation 3. Icom Announces Delay in Delivery of New IC-705 Transceiver 4. New TQSL Version 2.5.2 Provides Better LoTW Rover Support, Other Improvements 5. Ned Stearns, AA7A, Appointed as ARRL Southwestern Division Vice Director 6. World Amateur Radio Day on Saturday April 18th Celebrates 95th Anniversary of the IARU 7. How to Participate in World Amateur Radio Day 8. Second Century - QST Magazine - The Future is Fragmented - An Editorial From QST by Steve Ford 9. USA conducts first all-online ham radio exam - An Audio Update 10. Entercom Radio Owner Of WNEW-FM In NYC Faces Penalty for Misuse of EAS Tones in 2018 11. Annual Armed Forces Day Crossband Test Postponed 12. Historic first trans-Atlantic contact made on 432 MegaHertz 13. Hamvention QSO Party Set for Saturday, May 16th 14. Virus Guidelines Could Affect Some IARU HF World Championship Participation 15. New Volunteer Monitor Program is Up and Running On The Bands 16. Japan Gets Extended Access to the 160 Meter Band 17. Spain Grants Unlicensed Individuals Permission To Use Amateur Stations During Lockdown 18. The FCC Grants Temporary Emergency Authority To Wireless ISP's In The 5.8Mhz Band 19. Field Day 2020 - The ARRL Says Its Time To Adapt Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, this week Leo talks about the best ways to improve and extend your wifi signal around your house. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, Greg discusses the best procedure and belts to use when climbing your tower. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will tell us "How To Break The Isolation, One QSO at a Time." * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns this week with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, in this edition, Bill looks at "The Controversy Created By Incentive Licensing" Part Two. * Classic RAIN: Classic Rain Edition #: We will hear from the late Wayne Green, W2NSD, from the mid 1980's pontificates on the "Save 220" campaign, before it was reassigned to the United Parcel Service. ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: http://twiar.net/twiar.rss iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built-in ID breaks every 10 minutes. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world. on amateur radio repeater systems, the low bands, and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! You can find us among talk radios best on TuneIn.com, or via Google Play. We are hosted by various podcast aggregates like Spotify and Stitcher too. Visit our site for details. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with us via our Facebook group. Search for us under This Week in Amateur Radio.
Apr 11, 2020
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1101
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1101 Release Date: April 4, 2020 Here is a summary of the news trending this week. This weeks edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS and and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:40:14 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1101 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. A Message from the Radio Amateurs of Canada President Glenn MacDonell, VE3XRA 2. Spain Grants Unlicensed Individuals Permission to Use Amateur Stations During Lockdown 3. Some Countries Permitting STAYHOME-Suffix Call Signs during Virus Pandemic 4. A Message To All ARRL Members and ARRL VEC Accredited Volunteer Examiners 5. Contest Entry Features Multiple Operator Locations and Remote Transmitter-Receiver Site 6. Western Pennsylvania ARES Group Conducts District-Wide Simplex Drill 7. ARES Members to Support Illinois Emergency Management Agency in Virus Response 8. International Marconi Day 2020 has been Cancelled 9. Virus Has Affects On Space Station Crew Transition 10. FCC Grants Temporary Emergency Authority to WISPs Operating in 5.8 GigaHertz Band 11. Cancelled Ohio ARES State Conference Morphs into Statewide Communication Exercise 12. Field Day 2020 A Time to Adapt - A Second Look 13. HamSCI 2020 Workshop Successfully Reworked as a Virtual Event 14. Friedrichshafen - Ham Radio 2020 Hamfest Update 15. Radio Amateurs of Canada offers new Online Amateur Radio Courses 16. The First Remote, All Online Ham Radio Exam Conducted By Exam Team In The United States 17. DX and Special Event News 18. Marking World Amateur Radio Day 2020 Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about how China wants to redesign the internet, with a one new special feature...And he'll talk about donating that old computer you have, and trying new flavors of Linux. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, Greg discusses the best procedure for removing rusty bolts on antenna installations on towers. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will tell us how to "Listen From The Ground Up" * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns this week with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, in this edition, Bill looks at "The Controversy Created By Incentive Licensing" Part One. * Classic RAIN: Classic Rain Edition #: "Lighten Up" An informative and entertaining talk given at the 2008 Dayton HamVention by then FCC Enforcement Bureau Chief Riley Hollingsworth. K4ZDH. ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: http://twiar.net/twiar.rss iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built-in ID breaks every 10 minutes. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world. on amateur radio repeater systems, the low bands, and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! You can find us among talk radios best on TuneIn.com, or via Google Play. We are hosted by various podcast aggregates like Spotify and Stitcher too. Visit our site for details. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with us via our Facebook group. Search for us under This Week in Amateur Radio.
Apr 04, 2020
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1100
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1100 Release Date: March 28, 2020 Here is a summary of the news trending this week. This weeks edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:33:15 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1100 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. Club Log Allocates 100% of its Computing Resources to Virus Protein Research 2. International Amateur Radio Union Adjusting to Virus Guidelines 3. Sean Kutzko, KX9X, Appointed AMSAT Volunteer Coordinator 4. Radio Amateurs Team Up to Help University Design Low Cost Ventilator 5. ARRL Headquarters Closes on Order From Conneticut Governor 6. CQ Magazine Offers Free Issues 7. Ofcom Engineers Shine A Light On Interference Issue 8. May QST Going Out to Members on Time, W1AW Adjusts Its Schedule 9. Annual Intrepid Spirit Award Goes to the VP8PJ DXpedition Team 10. FCC to Hold Open Meeting on March 31 by Teleconference 11. Ham Radio Clubs Connect Amid Social Distancing 12. Major Florida Emergency Communication Conference and Exercise are a Major Success 13. Long Island CW Club Offering Free Online Code Instruction for Homebound Youngsters 14. Tower Mounted Christmas Lights Cheer California Neighborhood 15. Radio Socirty of Great Britian No Longer Accepting Multi-Operator Contest Entries 16. Field Day 2020 - A Time to Adapt - IARU Region 1 Reviews Field Day Plans 17. HamSCI 2020 Workshop Successfully Reworked as a Virtual Event 18. The United Kingdom Takes Another Look at Possible EMF Dangers 19. DX News 20. FCC Levies $18,000 Fine On Louisiana Amateur For Intentional Interference, and No Identification 21. Intererst In Amateur Radio Is Increasing As People Are Staying At Home. Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT. Leo talks about working from home, and teleconferencing with friends and family. And discusses why he thinks we are not at the end of Moores Law. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, Greg discusses the correct way to seal antenna coax connections on towers. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, asks What Level of Preparedness Are You At Right Now? * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - Ancient Amateur Archives - History of Amateur Radio #12: this week, Bill returns with another edition of The Anicent Amateur Archives, this week, Bill looks at the 1945 return of the amateur bands to the amateurs following the war. * Classic RAIN: Classic Rain Edition #: Wayne Green, W2NSD’s “use it or lose it” warning applies today as much as it did 20 years ago. Wayne Pontificates. Originally recorded in 1988. ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: http://twiar.net/twiar.rss iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built-in ID breaks every 10 minutes. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world. on amateur radio repeater systems, the low bands, and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! You can find us among talk radios best on TuneIn.com, or via Google Play. We are hosted by various podcast aggregates like Spotify and Stitcher too. Visit our site for details. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with us via our Facebook group. Search for us under This Week in Amateur Radio.
Mar 28, 2020
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1098/1099
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1098/1099 Release Date: March 21, 2020 Here is a summary of the news trending this week. This weeks edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, George Bowen, W2XBS and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:49:33 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1099 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. Dayton Hamvention Announces Cancellation of 2020 Show 2. ARRL Suspends Tours and Guest Visits to Headquarters and W1AW, RAC Head Office closes. 3. International Group to Reactivate the Legendary Yasme VP2VB Call Sign 4. Visalia International DX Convention, Other Events Cancelled Due to Virus Worries 5. PSAT3 Launch Cancellation Means No DARPA Launch Challenge Winner 6. ARISS Celebrating Successful Launch Carrying Interoperable Radio System to ISS 7. Nominations Invited for 2020 McGan Silver Antenna Award for Excellence in Public Relations 8. FCC To Hire Substantial Number Of New Agents To Capture Radio Pirates 9. FCC Levies $18,000 Fine on Louisiana Amateur Radio Licensee 10. Canceled Ohio ARES State Conference Morphs into Statewide Communication Exercise 11. One VHF-UHF-Microwave Conference Postponed, Another Canceled 12. Team Exuberance Aims to Lower the Average Age of CW Contesters 13. Interest in Ham Radio Soaring As Country Grips With Virus Outbreak 14. ARRL Calls for Continued Coexistence in 3.4 and 5.9 GHz Bands 15. ARRL Says That Virus May Impact Amateur Radio License Testing 16. Georgia Institute of Technology CubeSat to Feature Amateur Radio Robot Operation 17. The British Amateur Television Club Offers Amateur Radio Clubs Free Streaming Service 18. Ham Radio Clubs Connect Amid Social Distancing 19. Long Island CW Club Offering Free, Online Morse Code Instruction for Homebound Youngsters 20. FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly Nominated for Another Term 21. ARRL Headquarters Remains in Operation, Many Staffers Working Remotely Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT. Leo talks about working from home, and how Microsoft is downsizing its voice assistant, Cortana. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will tell you how to correctly replace your tower guy wires. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will talk about how amateurs stand on the shoulders of giants, and a quick look at all bands, all modes, and all countries. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - Ancient Amateur Archives - History of Amateur Radio #11: this week, Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, presenting Part Three of "The 1940's VHF Spectrum Battles" * Classic RAIN: Classic Rain Edition #: "What is Real Ham Radio?" A special commentary. ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: http://twiar.net/twiar.rss iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built-in ID breaks every 10 minutes. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world. on amateur radio repeater systems, the low bands, and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! You can find us among talk radios best on TuneIn.com, or via Google Play. We are hosted by various podcast aggregates like Spotify and Stitcher too. Visit our site for details. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with us via our Facebook group. Search for us under This Week in Amateur Radio.
Mar 21, 2020
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1097
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1097 Release Date: March 7, 2020 Here is a summary of the news trending this week. This weeks edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:25:57 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1097 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. State of Maine Bicentennial Special Event Set for March 16th thru the 22nd 2. Henry Radio Los Angeles Founder Ted Henry, W6UOU, is 100 3. UPDATE: Motorola Wins Multimillion Dollar Theft of Trade Secrets Case against Hytera 4. Dayton Hamvention Officials Keeping an Eye on Coronavirus Situation 5. ARRL Foundation Announces Matching Scholarship Grants by Amateur Radio Digital Comms. 6. Yasme Foundation will Honor 4U1UN Reactivation Team with its Excellence Award on March 6th 7. NASA Seeks Applicants To Become Astronauts To Explore The Moon and Mars 8. Amateur Radio Club President is among Two Killed in Knife Attack 9. IARU Region 2 Seeks Help in Remaking Amateur Radio for the 21st Century 10. Dayton Hamvention Names 2020 Award Winners 11. Electronics Students at Sussex Technical High School Earn FCC Ham Radio Licenses 12. International Space Station Resupply Mission to Carry New ARISS Ham Radio Gear 13. Learning Morse Code The Ludwig Koch Way 14. Coronavirus Fears Spur Cancellation, Postponement of Some Ham Radio Events 15. AMSAT Academy to be Held Prior to Dayton Hamvention 16. FCC Okays Plan To Pay Satellite Companies For Frequencies Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, talks about a massive facial recognition database being hacked, Microsoft announces that it is downsizing Cortana's capabilies, and explains why most people do not need a full service computer when an iPad or Chromebook are a lot more secure. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will tell you how to correctly build an antenna mount for your tower. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will talk about the impersonal nature of digital and other myths. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - Ancient Amateur Archives - History of Amateur Radio #10: Part Two of "The 1940's VHF Spectrum Battle" ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: http://twiar.net/twiar.rss iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built-in ID breaks every 10 minutes. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world. on amateur radio repeater systems, the low bands, and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! You can find us among talk radios best on TuneIn.com, or via Google Play. We are hosted by various podcast aggregates like Spotify and Stitcher too. Visit our site for details. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with us via our Facebook group. Search for us under This Week in Amateur Radio.
Mar 07, 2020
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1096
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1096 Release Date: February 29, 2020 - LEAP YEAR DAY EDITION Here is a summary of the news trending this week. This weeks edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:29:36 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1096 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. Pennsylvania Law Protects Ham Radio Operator, and Frustrates Neighbors 2. NASA Selects Proposals For Student Aeronautics, Space Projects 3. AMSAT Cites Need for Adequate Spectrum in Opposing Deletion of 3.4 GHz Band 4. ARRL Opposes FCC Plan to Delete the 3.4 GigaHertz Band 5. A Sun City Arizona amateur proves that "It’s Never Too Late to Upgrade" 6. FCC Turns Down Amateur Licensee’s Appeal 7. ARRL Seeks a New Chief Executive Officer 8. Partially Submerged NEMO-1 WSPR Buoy Retrieved by Fishing Vessel 9. Auxiliary Communications Training to Be Held in Conjunction with Dayton Hamvention 10. Working Scale Model Of An H-F Curtain Array On Display At Voice Of America Museum 11. Interference From Smart Meters Still An Issue For Hams On Saint Kitts 12. New British Made Antenna Arrives On The International Space Station 13. UK Telecoms Regulator Ends Policy of Granting Two-Letter Call Sign Suffixes 14. International Space Station Resupply Mission to Carry New ARISS Ham Radio Gear 15. FAA Proposed Remote Identification Rules Would Effect Drones and Hobby Aircraft Alike 16. Motorola Wins Lawsuit Against Hytera for $765 Million in Intellectual Property Theft 17. Northern Florida amateurs Prepare for Emergency Communications Exericise 18. A New Distance Record Is Set on 122 Gigahertz 19. DX News and Special Event Station Listings for this week. Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, talks about the passing of the creator of cut and paste, and asks if we are reaching the end of Moore's Law. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP will talk about replacing that old rusty rotor on your tower. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB will answer the question, which comes first, the antenna or the radio? * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - Ancient Amateur Archives - History of Amateur Radio #8: this week, takes a look at "The 1940's VHF Frequency allocation battles." * The Random Access File with Bill Baran, N2FNH/SK - Bill thinks we should change the image of amateur radio ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: http://twiar.net/twiar.rss iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built-in ID breaks every 10 minutes. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world. on amateur radio repeater systems, the low bands, and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! You can find us among talk radios best on TuneIn.com, or via Google Play. We are hosted by various podcast aggregates like Spotify and Stitcher too. Visit our site for details. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with us via our Facebook group. Search for us under This Week in Amateur Radio.
Feb 29, 2020
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1095
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1095 Release Date: February 22, 2020 Here is a summary of the news trending this week. This weeks edition is anchored by Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:28:22 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1095 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. A Radio Frequency Exposure Test Finds an iPhone 11 Pro Exceeds the FCC's Limit 2. AMSAT Declares End of Mission for Pioneer AO-85 CubeSat 3. Down Under Special Event Will Use Former Radio Australia Antennas 4. Yasme Foundation Announces Grants and Excellence Awards 5. VP8PJ South Orkney Team En Route to Signy Island 6. KX9X Offers Five Tips on Satellite Operating Etiquette 7. Emergency Communication Exercise Set in Northern Florida 8. Mississippi ARES Emergency Coordinator Credits Training for Effective Tornado Response 9. New World Distance Record Claimed on 122 GigaHertz 10. FAA's Proposed Remote Identification Rules Would Affect Drones, Hobby Planes and Flying 11. Motorola Wins Lawsuit Against Hytera For $765 Million 12. College Ham Radio Club (W5YD) Marks its Centennial 13. Lighthouse QSO Coming Up On Prince Edward Island in Canada 14. France Authorizes Amateur Use of 60-Meter Band 15. FCC Invites Comments on 5.9 GigaHertz Proceeding 16. The 5mHz GB3WES beacon in Westmoreland England is closing down 17. DX News and Special Event Station Listings Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT - takes a look back at radio when he was a kid, and takes a look at "The Kessler Effect" * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP - talks about climbing your tower at night. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB - will be exploring an understanding of filters and circuits. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: http://twiar.net/twiar.rss iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built-in ID breaks every 10 minutes. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world. on amateur radio repeater systems, the low bands, and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! You can find us among talk radios best on TuneIn.com, or via Google Play. We are hosted by various podcast aggregates like Spotify and Stitcher too. Visit our site for details. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with us via our Facebook group. Search for us under This Week in Amateur Radio.
Feb 22, 2020
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1094
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1094 Release Date: February 15, 2020 Here is a summary of the news trending this week. This weeks edition is anchored by Rich Larence, KB2MOB, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:10:30 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1094 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. ARRL Board Grants Awards and Recognitions 2. ARRL Board of Directors Re-Elects President Rick Roderick, K5UR 3. ARRL Board of Directors Meeting Items Considered and Meeting Wrap-Up 4. U-S Marines Sponsor Ham Radio Licensing Course 5. CubeSats Deployed from the International Space Station/ISS 6. ARRL Creates New HF Band Planning Discussion Group 7. HuskySat-1 Gains Enthusiastic Following 8. WOW Signal Documentary Now Available Online 9. Successful 47 GHz Amateur Radio Moonbounce Test Reported 10. Not An Everyday Find: German Archaeologists Came Across A Russian Spy Radio 11. DX News - Work Tanzania 12. Cary Rubenfeld, VE4EA, is Radio Amateurs of Canada Amateur of the Year 13. FCC Invites Comments on 5.9 GHz Proceeding 14. Amateur Radio Community Has New Questions Over Testing For RF Exposure 15. DX News and Special Event Station Listings 16. QRZ dot com Ends Identity Verified Program 17. Dayton HamVention 2020 Web Portal Opens For Tickets and Exhibit Spaces 18. The Northeast HamXposition, formerly Boxboro, Announces New Location and Dates Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT - talks about new bugs and problems that have recently occured with Windows 7. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP - The safest way to haul cargo up your tower. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB - "How To Take Care Of Your Connectors" * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - Ancient Amateur Archives - History of Amateur Radio #6: this week, we look back at the history and development of amateur radio call signs from 1912, to the present. ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: http://twiar.net/twiar.rss iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built-in ID breaks every 10 minutes. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world. on amateur radio repeater systems, the low bands, and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! You can find us among talk radios best on TuneIn.com, or via Google Play. We are hosted by various podcast aggregates like Spotify and Stitcher too. Visit our site for details. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with us via our Facebook group. Search for us under This Week in Amateur Radio.
Feb 15, 2020
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1093
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1093 Release Date: February 8, 2020 Here is a summary of the news trending this week. This weeks edition is anchored by Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:24:22 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1093 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. Undersea Expedition Planned to Retrieve Titanic’s Radio Gear 2. The Maine Bicentennial Special Event takes place March 16th thru the 22nd 3. Special Event to Commemorate Amateur Radio Newsline Cofounder Bill Pasternak, WA6ITF 4. ARISS Announces Hosts for Space Station Ham Radio Contacts 5. President Trump Signs PIRATE Act to Combat Illegal Broadcasting 6. QRZ dot com Ends Identity Verified Program 7. The Auroral Connection to be Focus of 2020 HamSCI Workshop 8. ARRL HF Band Planning Committee Seeks Comments on Recommendations 9. IARU Region One Youngsters on the Air Summer Camp 2020 will be in Croatia 10. International Amateur Radio Union Debuts New Websites 11. Clayton Coleman, W5PFG, Elected AMSAT President 12. Dayton Hamvention 2020 Web Portal Opens for Tickets, Exhibit Spaces 13. FCC Appoints First Female Chief Technology Officer - FCC Commish Calls For ITU Replacement 14. Joe Vandever, Famous Navajo Code Talker Passes At 96 15. Maritime Radio Interference in France Causes Concern - Group In Spain Also Tackles Interference 16. Amazon Begins The Hiring Process For Its Upcoming Satellite Project 17. Amateur Radio Volunteers in Turkey Support Earthquake response. 18. DX and Special Event Station Listings Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT - talks about artificial intelligence, and why the F-C-C recently issued Notices to three cell carriers. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP - Working On Side-arms * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB - "How I Host A Weekly Net For New and Returning Amateurs." * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - Ancient Amateur Archives - History of Amateur Radio #6 * The Random Access File with Bill Baran, N2FNH/SK - A Visit back in time with Radio Shack HT's ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: http://twiar.net/twiar.rss iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built-in ID breaks every 10 minutes. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world. on amateur radio repeater systems, the low bands, and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! You can find us among talk radios best on TuneIn.com, or via Google Play. We are hosted by various podcast aggregates like Spotify and Stitcher too. Visit our site for details. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with us via our Facebook group. Search for us under This Week in Amateur Radio.
Feb 08, 2020
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1092
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1092 Release Date: February 1, 2020 Here is a summary of the news trending this week. This weeks edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Paul Kolacki, K2FX, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:26:06 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1092 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. New Amateur Extra Question Pool Released 2. Youth on the Air Camp 2020 in the Americas Donations are being Matched 3. Winlink Development Team Members Awarded Tennessee Military Department Patriot Medals 4. HuskySat-1 with VHF/UHF Linear Transponder Set to Deploy Soon 5. State QSO Party Challenge Announced 6. Northeast HamXposition, Formerly Boxboro, Announces New Location and Dates 7. ARRL Expands its Roster of Online Discussion Groups 8. Foundation for Amateur Radio Invites 2020 / 2021 Academic Year Scholarship Applications 9. ARRL to Argue for Continued Access to 3-GHz Spectrum as FCC Sets Comment Deadlines 10. Yukon's VY1JA Plans to Be Back for 2020 ARRL November Sweepstakes CW 11. Iowa State Parks on the Air 2020 Celebrates Centennial of Iowa State Parks 12. Dayton HamVention 2020 Web Portal Opens 13. W8S DXpedition team readies to head to Swain Island 14. Amateur Radio Volunteers in Turkey Support Earthquake Response 15. Pilots On Alert. As U.S. Navy Conducts GPS Signal Jamming Exercises 16. FCC Approves A Segment of the 9 Centimeter Band For Wireless 17. AMSAT-NA President Joe Spier, K6WAO, Steps Down 18. ARRL AM Rallyis being held this weekend 19. DX News 20. Special Event Station Listings Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP - Tower Coax Support * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB - Is The Frequency In Use? * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - Ancient Amateur Archives - History of Amateur Radio * Classic RAIN: Recorded in the 1980's The Russian OTH Woodpecker ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: http://twiar.net/twiar.rss iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built-in ID breaks every 10 minutes. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world. on amateur radio repeater systems, the low bands, and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! You can find us among talk radios best on TuneIn.com, or via Google Play. We are hosted by various podcast aggregates like Spotify and Stitcher too. Visit our site for details. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with us via our Facebook group. Search for us under This Week in Amateur Radio.
Feb 01, 2020
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1091
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1091 Release Date: January 25, 2020 Here is a summary of the news trending this week. This weeks edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Paul Kolacki, K2FX, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:32:34 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1091 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. American ISPs Fined $75,000 For Interfering With Airport's Weather Radar By Stealing Spectrum 2. AMSAT Says its GOLF-TEE Initiative Has Met a Major Milestone 3. ITU Development Sector Publication Highlights Amateur Radio’s Role in Emergency Communication 4. Spanish Radio Amateurs May Exchange Current Call Signs for Permanent 2 × 1 Call Signs 5. ARES Volunteers Establish Plan B Communication Network in Puerto Rico 6. ARISS Opens Window for ISS Ham Radio Contact Proposals on February 1st 7. ATT is Racing to Prevent a DIRECTV Satellite from Exploding After a Malfunction 8. Barry Shelley, N1VXY, is ARRL Interim CEO 9. Massachusetts Club Offers Support to Arecibo Observatory Following Earthquakes 10. IARU Region 1 Youngsters On The Air Summer Camp 2020 Will Be in Croatia 11. ARRL to Argue for Continued Access to 3-GHz Spectrum as FCC Sets Comment Deadlines 12. United States Military Scammed By Antenna Manufacturer 13. German Amateurs Are Granted Access To The 70mHz Band 14. Higher Security Checks For New Amateur Licensees in Sweden Causing Delays 15. SAQ Alexanderson Alternator 2019 Transmission Heard By More Than 400 Listeners 16. Contest University will be at Dayton HamVention. Top Band and Contest Dinner Dates Announced 17. WinLink Development Team Members Receive Awards 18. The annual AM Rally Operating Event is coming up next weekend 19. DX and Contesting News Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT - will talk about how pervasive the internet has become in our lives, and how to achieve secure email and messaging. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP - Coax Support on Towers * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB - Lessons That We Teach * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - Ancient Amateur Archives - History of Amateur Radio * Classic RAIN: Chris Rolinson G7DDN, "What is Real Ham Radio?" ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: http://twiar.net/twiar.rss iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built-in ID breaks every 10 minutes. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world. on amateur radio repeater systems, the low bands, and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! You can find us among talk radios best on TuneIn.com, or via Google Play. We are hosted by various podcast aggregates like Spotify and Stitcher too. Visit our site for details. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with us via our Facebook group. Search for us under This Week in Amateur Radio.
Jan 25, 2020
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1090
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1090 Release Date: January 18, 2020 Here is a summary of the news trending this week. This weeks edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Paul Kolacki, K2FX, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:31:41 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1090 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. Puerto Rico Volunteers Deployed to Red Cross, ARRL Sending Equipment 2. Nominations Solicited for Six ARRL 2020 Awards 3. Youth On The Air Month Reported a Success in the Americas 4. Puerto Rico Earthquake Relief Effort Continues, with Help from Ham Radio 5. AM Rally 2020 Gets Under Way on February 1st 6. Brand new ARRL On the Air Podcast Premiered on January 16th 7. Germany Special Event Recognizes Anniversary of Software Defined Radio Development 8. Tragic Drowning Cuts Short DXpedition to Rotuma 9. Leadership Elections to Highlight January 17th and 18th ARRL Annual Board Meeting in CT 10. Massachusetts Amateur Club Offers Support to Arecibo Observatory Following Earthquakes 11. US Air Force's New Space Fence Nearing Operational Acceptance 12. Marijuana Grow Lights Causing Interference To Amateur Operators 13. Hams Step Up To Help After A Volcano Eruption in the Philippines 14. Amateur Loses Battle To Build Tower Outside Massachusetts Home 15. Walmart Grant Assists New Mexico Ham Club Project 16. Digital Edition of ARRL Magazine Is Now Available 17. West Central Florida Section Marks Its 20th Anniversary 18. DX News and Special Event Station Listings 19. Handi-Hams Is Looking For Amateur Radio Magazine Readers For The Print Handicapped 20. Iowa State Parks On The Air, Year Long Special Event Stations are on the air Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT - Report from CES in Las Vegas * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP - Proper Tower Belting/Climbing * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB - What is In A Band Plan? * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - Ancient Amateur Archives - History of Amateur Radio * Classic RAIN: Classic Rain Edition #: Flashback To The Pre 220 Band Reallocation Battle ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: http://twiar.net/twiar.rss iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built-in ID breaks every 10 minutes. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world. on amateur radio repeater systems, the low bands, and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! You can find us among talk radios best on TuneIn.com, or via Google Play. We are hosted by various podcast aggregates like Spotify and Stitcher too. Visit our site for details. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with us via our Facebook group. Search for us under This Week in Amateur Radio.
Jan 18, 2020
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1089
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1089 Release Date: January 11, 2020 Here is a summary of the news trending this week. This weeks edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Paul Kolacki, K2FX, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:37:15 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1089 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. ARRL DX Advisory Committee is Seeking Comment on Award Criteria, DXCC Annual List 2. ARISS Next-Generation Radio System Ready for Launch 3. US tests ways to sweep space clean of radiation after nuclear attack 4. Tickets on Sale for Dinner Events during Dayton Hamvention 5. Strong Earthquakes Shake Puerto Rico, ARES and amateur operators standing by 6. Swains Island W8S DXpedition Set for March 10th to the 25th 7. CAMSAT Says CAS-6 Activation for Amateur Use has been Delayed 8. ARRL’s New On the Air Magazine is on its Way to Members 9. China Telecoms Regulator Proposing to Delete Some Current Amateur Allocations 10. Norway Experiences Unexpected Ground Current Shockwave 11. ARRL West Central Florida Section Celebrating its 20th Anniversary this Year 12. John Litz, NZ6Q, Appointed as San Joaquin Valley Section Manager 13. W1AW to be on the Air for Winter Field Day 14. 91 Year Old Florida Amateur Submits His Three Page Obituary To Newspapers In Advance 15. Volunteer Monitor Program Coordinator Looks Forward to a Positive 2020 16. ARRL CEO Challenges Members to Dare to Imagine 17. Radio Amateurs of Canada Announces a New Section 18. Over The Horizon Radars continue to plague the HF bands in Region 1 19. DX news and Upcoming Special Event Station Listings Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT - 2020 is a year in the future - Scams * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP - New Years Tower Inspections * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB - Where to start in amateur radio * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - Ancient Amateur Archives - History of Amateur Radio * Classic RAIN: Classic Rain Edition #: Wayne Green, W2NSD Pontificates ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: http://twiar.net/twiar.rss iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built-in ID breaks every 10 minutes. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world. on amateur radio repeater systems, the low bands, and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! You can find us among talk radios best on TuneIn.com, or via Google Play. We are hosted by various podcast aggregates like Spotify and Stitcher too. Visit our site for details. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with us via our Facebook group. Search for us under This Week in Amateur Radio.
Jan 12, 2020
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1088
This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1088 Release Date: January 4, 2020 Here is a summary of the news trending this week. This weeks edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Rich Larence, KB2MOB, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Paul Kolacki, K2FX, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:09:51 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR1088 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. Volunteer Monitor Program Coordinator Looking Forward to a Positive 2020 2. CW ops to Celebrate 10th Anniversary with January QSO Party 3. Two Solar Cycle 25 Sunspots Appear 4. Cuba achieves 99% pass rate in ham radio exams 5. Mentally Handicapped man reunited with family, thanks to Ham radio operators 6. Computer Bulletin Board System Co-Inventor Randy Suess, ex-WB9GPM, SK 7. New 70-Centimeter Tropo Contact Record Claimed 8. Yahoo Groups Shutdown has Ham Radio Interest Groups Seeking to Save Content 9. Texas Scout Leaders Promote Amateur Radio as a Communication Resource 10. IARU Region 1 Monitoring Service Coordinator DK2OM Receives IARU Diamond Award 11. New England Radio Amateur Hosts Video on Tower Safety 12. MIT Radio Society W1MX Announces January Lecture Series on Everything Radio 13. W1AW to be on the Air for Winter Field Day 14. Radio Amateurs of Canada Announces a New Section 15. Over The Horizon Radars continue to cause widespread interference on the forty meter band 16. New Section Manager will take over in North Carolina on April first 17. Contest University, held during the Dayton HamVention, is now accepting student applications 18. Neighbors try to block an amateurs antenna tower project in Massachusetts 19. Discussion on the newly revised ARRL CW Proficency Award Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT - Windows Vulnerablities, Moores Law * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP - Tower Climbing and Sports Gear * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB - What Does AR Mean To You? * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - Ancient Amateur Archives - History of Amateur Radio ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: http://twiar.net/twiar.rss iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built-in ID breaks every 10 minutes. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world. on amateur radio repeater systems, the low bands, and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! You can find us among talk radios best on TuneIn.com, or via Google Play. We are hosted by various podcast aggregates like Spotify and Stitcher too. Visit our site for details. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with us via our Facebook group. Search for us under This Week in Amateur Radio.
Jan 05, 2020