This Week in Amateur Radio

By George Bowen, W2XBS

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PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1217
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1217 Release Date: June 25, 2022 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 Fitte, NF2F, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 1:23:29 Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1217 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. 2022 ARRL Field Day Is This Weekend 2. More Amateur Radio Proclamations for Field Day 2022 3. New ARRL Treasurer John Sager, WJ7S, Says ARRL A Perfect Match 4. Amateur Radio Digital Communications Grants Help Fund Elementary and College Projects 5. Large Radio Wave Data Collected by Amateur Radio Operators 6. FCC Sets Comment Deadlines In ‘Franken FM’ Review 7. SpaceX Says 5G Interference Could Make Starlink Internet Unusable In The United States 8. Crossband Repeater To Highlight Clubs High Altitude Balloon Launch 9. FAA Verizon and AT&T Agree To Delay Rollout of 5G Due To Continuing Interference Concerns 10. An Amateur Radio Operator to Become Archbishop Of The Church of Sweden 11. World Radio Telecommunications Conference Organizer Donates Equipment 12. August Special Event To Bring Awareness To Abused Pets 13. Portugal Takes Action Against Illegal Communications Equipment 14. Five Planets To Line Up In Rare Planetary Conjunction 15. Irish Language Net To Start Weekly. Move to native language nets for amateur radio 16. Pirate radio stations operating outside London 17. Distance Learning for Full Amateur Radio Licence Exam In The UK 18. Iceland: Renewal of 50 MegaHertz Authorizations 19. Successful Morse code day in Open Air Museum Arnhem in the Netherlands 20. Reverse Beacon Network Debuts A New Web Site Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWTT, 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, takes a look at the best methods for working with a ground crew, and the best way to haul cargo and coax safely up the tower * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, takes a look at How To Isolate and By How Much? * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY returns with another edition of his summer series Amateur Radio History Headlines, looking at the highlights of amateur radio history. ----- 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 feed on Twitter! Thanks to FortifiedNet.net for the server space! Thanks to Archive.org for the audio space.
Jun 26, 2022
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1216
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1216 Release Date: June 18, 2022 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Terry Saunders, N1KIN, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 1:42:08 Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1216 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. Successful 2022 SEA-PAC Ham Radio Convention Celebrates 40th Year 2. UPDATE: FCC Proposes Record $34,000 Fine for Alleged Interference and Unauthorized Transmissions During Wildfires 3. UPDATE: FCC Upholds A Fine For Cell Jammer Used By A Dallas Company To Block Employees Phone Use 4. Proclamations Honor Amateur Radio in Run Up to ARRL Field Day 5. AMSAT Announces Youth Initiative at Hamvention 6. Reverse Beacon Network Launches Updated Website 7. DX Engineering Adds Penta Laboratories RF Vacuum Tubes To Product Line 8. ARDC Grant Enables Bradley University Students To Develop An Open Source, 915 MegaHertz Digital Transceiver System 9. German Radio Amateurs Debut New Disaster Response Program 10. NASA Investigates Webb Telescope Damage 11. Amateurs Play Important Role In Washington State Emergency Drill 12. Youth On The Air Camp Helps Youths Build New Skills And New Friendships 13. International Telecommunications Union Ham Radio Station Celebrates Sixty Years On The Air 14. Amateurs In West Bengal Reunite A Family Separated For Two Years 15. European Space Agency Develops Plan To Reduce Clutter Of Unused Satelites 16. Standardized Chargers For Handheld Devices Are Coming In The European Union 17. International Amateur Radio Union Region 1 Amateur Challenge Finalists Announced 18. New Website Is Launched To Support The Sable Island DXpedition 19. NASA Says the Voyager Space Probes Are Scheduled To be Powered Down 20. ARDC Grant Will Fund Publication Of The Book, Kits For 2,240 Students, and A Field Trip For Fourth Graders 21. IARU Monitoring System Region 1 Newsletter Reports An Increase In Unidentified Intruders On The HF Bands 22. ARDC Grant Will Help Make GNU Radio Easier To Use On Windows And Improve The GUI, GNU Radio Companion 23. Two Brits Arrested In Albania As Police Accuse Them Of Spying After Seizing Radio Gear 24. Northern Ireland Young Person's Morse Tutor Kit Building Event 25. Commercial drones set for take-off under new Ofcom plans 26. Why did Sunspots disappear for 70 years? 1645-1715 27. UK police to spend tens of millions on legacy Tetra Communications network Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about how a few Google engineers claim that their AI called Lambda has achieved sentience. We will also take a look at how you should secure your router. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will address some common tower vocabulary. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will tell us about Smith..The Chart To End All Charts * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * The latest from Parks On The Air and Summits On The Air (May 2022 Report) with Vance Martin, N3VEM * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio returns with another edition of Amateur Radio History Headlines. ----- 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 feed on Twitter! Thanks to FortifiedNet.net for the server space! Thanks to Archive.org for the audio space.
Jun 19, 2022
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1215
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1215 Release Date: June 11, 2022 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Terry Saunders, N1KIN, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 1:37:58 Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1215 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. FCC Proposes Fine For Interrupting U.S. Forest Service Radio Communications During Idaho Wildfire 2. FCC Seeks Input On Offshore Spectrum Needs and Uses 3. Quarter Century Wireless Association Provides Donation To Support ARISS Program 4. Belgium: Military Use Of 50 MegaHertz Frequencies Are Upcoming 5. FCC Upholds A Fine For Cell Jammer Used By A Dallas Company To Block Employees Phone Use 6. BBC Television Covers Portable Operation Where The original Marconi Test Occurred 7. Mobile Operation During A Parachute Jump Takes A Big Leap 8. Amateur Radio Emergency Response Group Gets A Major Grant For Equipment Upgrades 9. Ham Radio Friedrichshafen Is Getting Ready For Take Off In Germany 10. The World Is Invited To Check Into The Ohio Beacon Net 11. Radio Amateurs Of Canada Issues Amateur Of The Year Award To Vancouver Ham 12. Upcoming VHF Radio Conference In Germany Seeks Papers and Presenters 13. Japanese AMSAT Prepares For A Virtual Conference This Month 14. Northwest Largest Amateur Radio Convention SEA-PAC Celebrates Its 40th Year 15. ARRL Is Seeking Administrative Coordinator for Club Grant Program 16. The GI-QRP Convention, the first in Northern Ireland For Many Years Will Take Place On June 25, 2022 17. The Lewis and Clark Trail On The Air event Is June 4th Thru 19th, 2022 18. FCC Opens FM6 Notice Of Proposed Rulemaking Seeking 'Final Resolution' 19. Space-Enabled 5G links Japan and Europe 20. Upcoming HamFests and Contest Listing 21. Ham Radio Prep releases full course for the new US Amateur Radio Technician License Exams Effective in July 2022 22. The FCC issues a reminder to all amateurs to create and account in the new CORES 2 license system 23. A Connecticut radio amateur endows the ARRL Affiliated Club Initiative 24. UK Essex radio amateur in Queen’s Birthday Honours List 25. Samuel Morse gave the first public Telegraph demonstration 178 years ago 26. Bouvet Island DXpedition Update 27. Netherlands: 433 MegaHertz Low Power Device Users Blur The Line Between Ham Radio and Low Power Devices 28. Platinum Jubilee ham radio station GB70U on BBC Television worldwide 29. New Zealand's Radio Spectrum Management reports using remote monitoring to track radio frequency interference Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about the very first Right To Repair Bill is signed into law in the State Of New York. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, comes to air to answer listener questions from Gregs Short Topics List. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB,will answer the question, Can you build an all HF band Concurrent WSPR Transmitter. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * The latest from Parks On The Air and Summits On The Air (May 2022 Report) with Vance Martin, N3VEM * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill continues with his summer long series of Amateur Radio History Headlines. ----- 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 feed on Twitter! Thanks to FortifiedNet.net for the server space! Thanks to Archive.org for the audio space.
Jun 12, 2022
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1214
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1214 Release Date: June 4, 2022 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, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 1:23:30 Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1214 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. Wireless Institute of Australia Announces Those Under 18 Can Take Ham Radio Exams Online 2. China Prepares Final Missions To Complete Its Tiangong Space Station 3. Ham Radio Prep Releases Full Course For The New US Amateur Radio Technician License Exam 4. New Zealand Announces Straight Key Night In June 5. The FCC Issues A Reminder To Amateurs To Create An Account In The New Registration System 6. Scientists Hope The Moon's dark side Would Be Free From Radio Interference...Nope. 7. Youth On The Air Camp Presents Special Event Station Operation 8. National Hurricane Center Annual Station Test 2022 9. Ground Wave Low Band Experiment Tests On 630 Meters 10. Connecticut Radio Amateur Endows ARRL Affiliated Club Initiative 11. United Kingdom Amateur Celebrate Queen's Jubilee With Modified Call Signs 12. ARRL Is Seeking An Administrative Coordinator For The New ARRL Foundation Club Grant Program 13. 2022 Youth On The Air Camp is June 12th Thru The 17th 14. 23cm band and Sat-Nav Coexistence: ITU-R WP4C Studies 15. Netherland's Amateur Radio Society VERON Reports On The Amateur Radio Exams 16. The South African Radio League Top Band Certificate Available 17. Summits On The Air To Be On BBC-1 TV Program Countryfile 18. The Irish Radio Transmitters Society celebrates its 90th birthday with the the special call-sign EI90IRTS 19. ARISS contact is scheduled with students at Old St. Mary's School, Chicago, Illinois, USA 20. Scientists had hoped that the darkside of the moon would be free from Radio Interference 21. Connecticut radio amateur endows ARRL affiliated club initiative 22. Field Day 2022 is amateur radios Open House 23. Attendance figures at the Dayton HamVention are announced 24. Weekly contesting and hamfest (national) report. Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, takes a look at the latest generation of 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, covers everything you need to know to install and maintain your tower and antenna installation for your station. This week, Greg takes a look at the various methods of waterproofing antenna coax connections. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, who will answer the age old question "What are the rules for calling CQ on a Repeater?" * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * April 2022 Update from Parks On The Air and Summits On The Air with N3VEM * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill begins a new summer series of "Amateur Radio History Headlines" featuring just the headlines of amateur radio history beginning in the late 1800'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 feed on Twitter! Thanks to FortifiedNet.net for the server space! Thanks to Archive.org for the audio space.
Jun 05, 2022
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1213
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1213 - HAMVENTION WRAP-UP Release Date: May 28, 2022 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Terry Saunders, N1KIN, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 1:36:07 Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1213 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. ARRL EXPO and Hamvention 2022 Considered A Great Success - (TEAM COVERAGE) 2. 20th Annual ARRL Donor Recognition Reception Held in Dayton 3. ARRL Section Manager Spring Election Results Announced 4. Kids Are Hams Too - Just ask 10-year-old Riley Lorang who got his general at age 9 5. ARRL Honored By Masons In Newington, Connecticut 6. ARRL RF Safety Committee Chairman Receives Award From The Radio Society of Great Britain 7. Dayton Contest Dinner Sees CQ Magazine Hall Of Fame Members For 2022 Inducted 8. Two Well Known Amateurs Become A Silent Key This Month 9. The Amateur Radio Division Of Heil Sound To Be Rebranded 10. Marconi's Yacht Will Be On The Air With A Special Event Station 11. Libraries On The Air Write A New Chapter 12. Ham Radio Operators Receive Transmission From China's Mission On Mars 13. High Altitude Balloon Launch Scheduled From Kansas Carrying Amateur Radio 14. SARL - South African Amateur Radio League, History Project Seeks Help 15. The Pride Amateur Radio Group Prepares For An International Contest 16. SARL - South African Radio League Schedules A Fox Hunt For Young Amateurs 17. Summer Edition of Global Radio Guide Now Available 18. Marconi exhibition in Chelmsford showcases early broadcasting history 19. Space Telecommunications sets new data transfer record 20. Ham radio Digital Amateur Television article in free MagPi magazine 21. The Undead: Meet some of the oldest undead spacecraft that are still going strong. Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, wonders how far should cyber-security go when it comes to private messaging applications and social media? He will also explain what cookies are and how the new European Union Regulations applies to them. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, covers everything you need to know to install and maintain your tower and antenna installation for your station. This week Greg looks at the best ways to deal with something all amateur encounter on their antenna and tower installations, rusty bolts. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will talk about his recent encounter with the thunder and lightning that recently destroyed his station. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * The latest from Parks On The Air and Summits On The Air with Vance Martin, N3VEM - APRIL 2022 UPDATE * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill takes a look at comics in amateur radio magazines as he comes to air with a segment titled after one of his favorite amateur radio comics of the past, Over and Out. ----- 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 feed on Twitter! Thanks to FortifiedNet.net for the server space! Thanks to Archive.org for the audio space.
May 29, 2022
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1212
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1212 - EXPANDED HAMVENTION COVERAGE Release Date: May 21, 2022 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Terry Saunders, N1KIN, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 1:58:51 Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1212 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Hurricane Center WX4NHC Annual Communications Test 2. North Florida Club Participating In Simulated Cyber-Attack 3. ARRL West Texas Section - Hospital Use of Amateur Radio 4. New ARRL World-Wide Digital Contest To Premier June 4th and 5th 5. The 2022 Dayton Hamvention -- May 20-22 -- Is Ready to Go! 6. Mobile App Available to Navigate 2022 Dayton Hamvention 7. Armed Forces Day Crossband Test Successful 8. Vibroplex Acquires SPE Expert Linear Amplifiers 9. W1AW Continues To Fill QSL Card Requests 10. Qualcomm Founder Franklin Antonio, N6NKF, Silent Key 11. Amateurs In North Carolina Take On A Marathon Challenge 12. Military In The U-S Explores The Wider Use Of HF In The Greater Pacific Regions 13. Radio Society of Great Britain Offers New Incentive For Foundation License Holders 14. ACMA (Australia) Makes A New Calculation Tool For Fees Available Online 15. Boy Scout Club To Offer Hamvention Souvenirs 16. German radio amateurs plan to investigate using GSM & GPRS technology on the amateur bands 17. Shortwave radio outlets around the world, including the BBC, reactivate to broadcast news to the Ukraine 18. International Amateur Radio Union Region 1 interim meeting in June preparing for the World Radio Conference 19. Marconi 125th Transmission Anniversary 20. Amateur Radio support for Ukraine Mother's Day Event. Ukrainian Amateurs Appear On VoIP Remote Operation 21. Ham radio Moon bounce demonstration video up on YouTube 22. Amateur radio observations help monitor space weather 23. Paper Published: Deep space reception of Tianwen-1 by AMSAT-DL using GNU radio 24. Voyager One space probe, now in interstellar space, is suddenly sending NASA what it calls "Wacky Data" Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will answer that age old question this week, "Why does my home WiFi suck so bad? And how can I get better coverage? * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, covers everything you need to know to install and maintain your tower and antenna installation for your station. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will answer the question, I studied, passed the test, got my call sign, so now when should I go on the air? * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * A special humorous look at Hamfests by broadcaster Oren Brand, K9KEJ * 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 battery operated transistor radios of the late twentieth century. ----- 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 feed on Twitter! Thanks to FortifiedNet.net for the server space! Thanks to Archive.org for the audio space.
May 22, 2022
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1211
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1211 Release Date: May 14, 2022 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Terry Saunders, N1KIN, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 1:40:39 Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1211 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. Shortwave Radio Outlets Around The World Are Resurrected To Support The War In The Ukraine 2. FCC Has Resolved Technical Issues and Resumes Processing Amateur Radio License Applications 3. Annual Armed Forces Day Cross-Band Exercise Set for May 14th 4. Get To 2022 Dayton Hamvention -- May 20th through the 22nd 5. Día del Radioaficionado Celebrated May 10th, 2022 in Puerto Rico 6. ARES Activated in Oklahoma for Tornado Clean-Up Communications 7. National Hurricane Center Annual Communications Test to be Held on May 28th 8. Students HAM it up on Roof of Engineering Building At University of Arizona 9. Japan Tour Boat Operator Used Amateur Radio Illegally On Boat That Sank 10. Brazil Puts New Regulations In Place Limiting Radio Frequency Interference From Solar Panel Installations 11. Youth On The Air Will Welcome Visitors To The Dayton HamVention 12. Amelia Earhart Transatlantic Flight 90th Anniversary To Be Celebrated On The Air 13. The Village Of Geeks Is Happening This Summer In The U.K. 14. German Radio Amateurs Plan To Use GSM/GPRS Technology On The Ammateur Bands 15. Brazil Tackles Radio Frequency Polluting Solar Panel Installations 16. Ofcom Short Range Devices and MilliMeter Wave Consultations 17. Radio Hams Provide Public Service Communications During Tour De Tulsa, Oklahoma Cycling Event 18. Radio Society of Great Britain Beyond Exams Club Scheme relaunches as Brickworks 19. Dhruv Rebba KC9ZJX, 18, hopes to develop a program that will enable youth to build and program microsatellites 20. Mobile application available to help navigate the Dayton HamVention 21. The ARRL forum at the Dayton HamVention will feature the FCC Enforcement Bureau's Lark Hadley, KA4A 22. Online tickets are now available for the Northeast HamXposition 23. New rules are going to be in effect for the 2022 Field Day Operation 24. Amateurs in the southern US are preparing for another projected active hurricane season Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about how difficult it is to unsubscribe or reach technical support at Alphabet, which is Google. He will also talk about the new Firefox 100 release which actually has a functioning privacy switch supported by new regulations about web tracking thanks to the EU GDPR. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, covers everything you need to know to install and maintain your tower and antenna installation for your station. This Week Greg cover the best methods for mounting electronics on the tower. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will introduce you to Augustian Jean Fresnel, Zepplins, and a picket fence, and what they collectively have to do with VHF and UHF signal propagation. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * The latest from Parks On The Air and Summits On The Air (April Report) with Vance Martin, N3VEM * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill takes us back in time to when he first got bit by the R-F bug, which happened at a long lost radio retailer in western New York...Olsen 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 feed on Twitter! Thanks to FortifiedNet.net for the server space! Thanks to Archive.org for the audio space.
May 14, 2022
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1210
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1210 Release Date: May 7, 2022 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Terry Saunders, N1KIN, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 1:39:52 Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1210 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. Mobile App Available to Navigate 2022 Dayton Hamvention 2. Amateur Radio Club Helps Teach Survival Skills 3. ARRL Forum At Hamvention Will Include FCC Enforcement Bureau's Lark Hadley, KA4A 4. ARRL RF Safety Committee Members To Be Honored By The Radio Society of Great Britain 5. New Zealand Amateur Radio Transmitters Society Renews 60 Meter Access 6. Summits On The Air Activate Arctic Island of Svalbard 7. Dave Kalter Memorial Youth DX Adventure 2022 8. Online Tickets Available For The Northeast HamXposition Hosting ARRL New England and Hudson Division Conventions 9. Two Videos Introducing The ARRL Foundation Club Grant Program Are Now Available 10. A New Colorado Section Manager Begins July 1st 11. Two Teens, A Ham Radio, and Operation Deep Freeze 12. West Point Scout Camp Special Event Returns After A Two Year Lapse 13. Canadian Hams Authorized Special Prefixes to Honor Queen's Jubilee 14. Amateurs Are Preparing For The Special Event At The Upcoming Indianapolis Motor Races 15. Non-Authorized Operation Of Digital Mode FT8 Takes Place In Belgium 16. Amateurs Prepare For Another Active Hurricane Season 17. Wireless Power Transfer Test Is Called A Success 18. Amateur Radio Club In Indiana Receives A Grant For Emergency Operations 19. Some New Rules Going into Effect this Year for ARRL Field Day 20. Amateurs Assist In A Rescue From Human Trafficking 21. FCC Is Seeking Public Input On Improving Receiver Rejection Of Radio Frequency Interference 22. Radio Society of Great Britain Is Still Seeking A New Managing Editor and Technical Editor 23. Radio Ham Helps Save Man Swept Overboard 24. 40 MHz - Belgium regulator considering new amateur band 25. Federal Communications Commission Fines A Manufacturer Of Hazardous Drone Transmitters 26. Friedrichshafen Germany Plays Host To The 45th International Amateur Radio Exhibition 27. ARRL Announces New Youth Licensing Grant Program 28. Ham Families Continue to Grow 29. A look at the 1930s Transatlantic Radiotelephone System 30. Radio amateurs in court - A look back at the UK radio amateurs who were prosecuted during World War 1 31. Radio hams to commemorate Amelia Earhart's transatlantic flight 32. Radio World letter critical of ham radio, amateurs flood in letters defending amateur radio 33. Victim-blaming for vampire devices is no way to energy efficiency Plus these Special Features This Week: * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, covers everything you need to know to install and maintain your tower and antenna installation for your station. This week, Greg takes a close up look at the best methods for sealing coax connections against the weather. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will take a look at the science behind amateur radio. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * The latest from Parks On The Air and Summits On The Air (February Report) with Vance Martin, N3VEM * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill concludes his mini-series on amateur radios Fallen Flags, with a look 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 feed on Twitter! Thanks to FortifiedNet.net for the server space! Thanks to Archive.org for the audio space.
May 08, 2022
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1209
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1209 Release Date: April 30, 2022 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 1:35:09 Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1209 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. AMSAT Hamvention Call For Volunteers Update 2. Hams In Bosnia-Herzegovina Bring A Fast Response To Recent Earthquake 3. ARRL Youth Licensing Grant Program Goes Into Effect 4. Federal Communications Commission Seeks Public Input On Improving Receiver Rejection of RFI 5. New Colorado Section Manager Takes Office On July 1st 6. One Family Celebrates Generations of Amateur Radio Operators 7. Federal Communications Commission Sites Manifacturers Of Hazardous Drone Transmitters 8. United States Amateur Radio Direction Finding Championships Results 9. Friedrichshafen, Germany To Host The 45th International Amateur Radio Exhibition 10. United States Government Will Study HF Propagation Using Satellite Based Sensors 11. Amateurs In Maine Attend Training Seminar To Assist Disaster First Responders 12. Webinar Scheduled For The ARRL Foundation Club Grant Program 13. Radio Society of Great Britian Is Seeking A New RadCom News Editor 14. FCC - Universal Licensing System Shuts Down For The Second Time In As Many Weeks 15. Amateurs In The U-S Prepare For Armed Forces Cross-Band Exerices On Armed Forces Day 16. Astronaut Aboard The Space Station Has Successful Amateur Radio School Contact 17. The 2022 Virtual Amateur Radio Workshop from the National Hurricane Conference Has Been Posted YouTube 18. Orlando HamCation Reports Attendance Numbers 19. Hams In Bosnia-Herzegovina Bring A Fast Repsose To Recent Earthquake 20. FCC Hiring for Electronics Engineering 21. Radio Amateurs to Participate in MARS Interoperability Exercise in May 22. Caister Marconi radio station contacts more than 160 amateurs in 25 countries to mark Marconi Day at lifeboat station 23. Online UK Full ham radio licence course starts May 3 24. The two most powerful antennas of Grigoriopol megawatt transmitter in Transnistria have been destroyed 25. Ham radio and AMSAT-UK at Electromagnetic Field Camp event takes place June 2-5 26. Upcoming contest and HamFest news. Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will answer the question, are RAM DISKS still a thing? And should they be used with modern computers. Leo will also explain Public Key Cryptography. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, covers everything you need to know to install and maintain your tower and antenna installation for your station. This week, Greg will talk about the proper climbing belts to use while working on your tower antenna system. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will explain "The Art Of Troubleshooting The Digital World" * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * The latest from Parks On The Air and Summits On The Air (March Report) with Vance Martin, N3VEM * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill continues his mini-series on amateur radios Fallen Flags. This week Bill looks at a little radio company that got its start in New York City, the Hammarlund 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 feed on Twitter! Thanks to FortifiedNet.net for the server space! Thanks to Archive.org for the audio space.
May 01, 2022
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1208
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1208 Release Date: April 23, 2022 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Terry Saunders, N1KIN, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 1:34:35 Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1208 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. Extended Hours For National Voice of America Museum During 2022 Hamvention 2. Hawaii ARES/Amateur Radio Emergency Service Drill Tests All State Communications 3. International Telecommunication Union Celebrated 2022 World Amateur Radio Day 4. ARRL President Emeritus Harry Dannals, W2HD, Celebrates Milestone Birthday 5. John E. Ross, KD8IDJ, Is The New ARRL News Editor 6. International Telecommunication Union’s Role In Amateur Radio 7. Amateur Operator Hoping To Become The Oldest Person To Cross The Pacific 8. Canadian Amateur Radio Licensing Course Gets Under Way 9. American Radio Relay League Celebrated For 100 Years Of Service To Emergency Communication Worldwide 10. Emergency Response Team Operated By Teen Amateurs Gets Government Honors 11. The Ohio ARES Near Vertical Incident Skywave - NVIS Antenna Day 12. Amateur Radio and Scouting 13. Ham Radio Friedrichshafen Will Be Germany's Amateur Radio Reunion 14. Amateur Radio Day Forum Hosted By The Tesla Center 15. Australia's Wireless Institute Prepares For Tasmania 16. Apollo 16 Anniversary Sparks A Special Event Station At NASA 17. Federal Communications Commission Is Not Processing License Applications and Exam Session Files (but has corrected the problem as we go to air) 18. Antarctic Ham Radio Station Active For Children's Day May 5th, 2022 19. Dayton Hamvention Is Returning To The Greens County Fairgrounds After Nearly Three Years Of Being shut down 20. World Amateur Radio Day - A look back at its history and what happened during this years edition 21. IARU Monitoring System Region One newsletter reports military intruders in ham radio bands using unknown modes 22. RSGB General Meeting Was Held Wednesday April 20th. You can view a video of the meeting 23. New Zealand Association Of Radio Transmitters 60 meter Licence update 24. Scientists hope to broadcast DNA and Earth’s location for curious aliens 25. Appalachian trail special event Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about the European GDPR, the General Data Protection Regulation, and how it is affecting internet users around the world, and he will tell us how researchers recently stopped a cyber attack to the Ukrainian power grid * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, covers everything you need to know to install and maintain your tower and antenna installation for your station. This week looking at how you can make tower mounting hardware from scraps you may have around your area * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will talk about WSPR, and answer the question "How Far Can You Go?" * 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 mini-series on amateur radios Fallen Flags with a look back at a little radio start up from Chicago called "Hallicrafters" ----- 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 feed on Twitter! Thanks to FortifiedNet.net for the server space! Thanks to Archive.org for the audio space.
Apr 23, 2022
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1207
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1207 Release Date: April 16, 2022 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Terry Saunders, N1KIN, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 1:28:55 Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1207 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. Amateur Radio Helps Rescue Injured California Outdoorsman 2. ARRL EXPO at Dayton Hamvention - An Overview 3. Jose Castillo, N4BAA, Named CQ Worked All Zones Award Manager Succeeds John Bergman, KC5LK 4. Amateurs Around The World Are Preparing For World Amateur Radio Day 5. Reaffirming Amateur Radios Connection To History, Ham Radio Will Celebrate International Marconi Day 6. CQ Magazine DX Marathon Is Looking For A New Manager 7. World's Largest Radio Telescope To Be Guided By New Software Project 8. Youngsters On The Air Summer Camp 2022 To Take Place In Croatia IARU Region One 9. Ham Radio Veteran Shares A Special Skill Set 10. Youth On The Air Seeks A Host Venue For The 2023 Summer Camp 11. ESA/European Space Agency Statement Regarding Cooperation With Russia 12. Spratlys Get Even More Dangerous for Hams 13. Paper Shortage Hits Amateur Radio Magazines Around The World 14. Radio Amateurs of Canada Announce Membership Fee Increase Due To Inflation 15. ARRL Announces New Employment Opportunities Now Available At League Headquarters 16. Amateur Operator In Pennsylvania Faces Criminal Charges 17. Finland Updates Use Of Encryption By Radio Amateurs 18. Sweden Imposes Fees For Amateurs Running More Than 200 Watts 19. RSGB’s Commonwealth Games SES Special Event Station Showcasing Amateur Radio Looking For Volunteers 20. Radio amateur teacher Chris Murphy KD2MRV, uses ham radio balloons to encourage STEM learning in Gloversville, NY 21. Knox, TN Radio amateur, Tim Berry WB4GBI, determined to restore radio tower after storm 22. International Amateur Radio Union Region One respond to the Executive Committee regarding its Solar Energy Strategy 23. Irish group building an audio archive of pirate radio broadcasting 24. Strange slow pulse signals in 11 meter broadcast band in Ireland 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 glass "Fondle Slabs". * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP,takes a look at a phenomenon that tends to happen each spring in the mid-west called "Dead Band Syndrome" * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will take a look at what you do after you discover the chaos, and finally decide it's time to build the ideal radio shack. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * The latest from Parks On The Air and Summits On The Air March 2022 Report, with Vance Martin, N3VEM * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill begins his look at some of amateur radios "Fallen Flags", with a close up look at 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 feed on Twitter! Thanks to FortifiedNet.net for the server space! Thanks to Archive.org for the audio space.
Apr 16, 2022
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1206
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1206 Release Date: April 9, 2022 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Terry Saunders, N1KIN, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 1:25:53 Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1206 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. Paper Shortage Hits Amateur Radio Magazines Around The World 2. Radio Amateurs of Canada Announce Membership Fee Increase Due To Inflation 3. AMSAT Issues Call For Volunteers To Assist At Dayton Hamvention 4. Shane Siggins, G6WBS, Achieves Summits On The Air Mountain Goat Status 5. World Amateur Radio Day Is Monday April 18th 6. ARRL Announces New Employment Opportunities Now Available At League Headquarters 7. US Army NETCOM Will Be Utilizing 60 Meters For Amateur Radio Outreach 8. Amateur Operator In Pennsylvania Faces Criminal Charges 9. Amateurs Invited To Attend Virtual Workshop On Hurricane Preparedness 10. Licensing Delays Are Testing The Patience Of New Amateurs In Brazil 11. Amateurs In India Assist In Reuniting A Missing Person With His Family 12. Update: French Radio Amateur Sentenced For On The Air Threats 13. Finland Updates Use Of Encryption By Radio Amateurs 14. Yasme Excellence Awards Presented 15. Belgium's National Society UBA Bans Russian and Belarus Radio Amateurs 16. New FCC Application Fee Will Not Apply To Amateur Radio License Upgrades 17. WTWW Shortwave Station Is Broadcasting Music and Messages To The People Of The Ukraine and Russia 18. A Few Amateurs In The United Kingdom Now Have Access To The 8 Meter (40mHz) Band 19. Amateur Radio Software Award Is Presented 20. Radio Amateurs In Morocco Celebrate The 100th Anniversary of Prince Albert With A Special Event Station 21. The International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend Will Celebrate its 25th Anniversary in 2022 22. Radio Amateurs of Canada Will Issue Special Callsigns For Use During Queen Elizabeth's Platinum Jubilee 23. Amateur radio friends reconstruct original Falklands invasion contact at BBC Headquarters 24. Amateur radio led to teenager embarking on electronics career 25. Wind-up tape measure portable antenna for amateur radio 26. Solar cycle Update: The Gap Between Cycle 24 and 25 Is Growing 27. Youngsters On The Air Summer Camp in Croatia Goes Forward Despite Covid Variants 28. The Bathtub Morse Key Video Now On YouTube Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, Leo talks about how much power it takes to perform a single google search, and he will update us on the state of the current chip shortage. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News *Tower Climbing and Antenna master, Greg Stoddard, KF9MP, presents the final installment of his six part series explaining how to get your club meeting or ham fest promoted on local broadcast radio by correctly composing and submitting a Public Service Announcement. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, says that, at first, there was chaos. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * The latest from Parks On The Air and Summits On The Air (February Report) with Vance Martin, N3VEM * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill takes us back to World Radio Conference 1979 where amateurs got new bands, and takes a look at the proposed SSB 10 and a half meter band, and he will have other amateur news from 1980. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net 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 feed on Twitter! Thanks to FortifiedNet.net for the server space! Thanks to Archive.org for the audio space.
Apr 10, 2022
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1205
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1205 Release Date: April 2, 2022 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Terry Saunders, N1KIN, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 1:14:29 Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1205 1. UPDATE: New FCC Application Fee Will Not Apply To Amateur Radio License Upgrades 2. France Takes Action Against A Radio Amateur 3. Kerry Banke To Be Honored With The 2022 Hamvention Special Achievement Award 4. Yasuo Miyazawa, JH1AJT, DxPeditioner Known On The Air As Zorro, SK 5. WTWW Shortwave Station Sends Music and Messages To Listeners In The Ukraine 6. Radio Society of Great Britain Re-opens Bletchley Park National Radio Center 7. Weekend Banquet At 2022 HamVention Will Honor Automatic Packet Reporting System Developer 8. Radio Circles Are Detailed In South African Radio Telescope Images 9. WSPR Beacon on the Air from Antarctica 10. UK Amateurs Exploring 40 MegaHertz 11. ND4MR Receives Instructor of the Year Award 12. Polish Amateur Radio Union (PZK) and the SP DX Club, has decided to cancel the 2022 SP-DX Contest 13. Worldwide Controversy Over Radio Manufacturer’s Plans to Have S-Meters go to S-10 14. Russian troops in the Ukraine are utilizing the HF bands for communications 15. Finland: Over 200 people start ham radio training 16. RSGB statement concerning 40MegaHertz in the UK 17. International Lighthouse-Lightship Weekend (ILLW) Celebrates 25th Anniversary 18. Summits on the Air To celebrate 20th Anniversary with year long event 19. HamSci observes travelling ionospheric waves 20. AMSAT receives a grant from Amateur Radio Digital Communications 21. Russia and Belarus are suspended from CEPT membership 22. Denmark's amateur radio society EDR takes action against Russia and Belarus 23. Ham radio equipment is on the way to the new Chinese space station now in orbit Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will tell us about a computer museum that recently got destroyed in the Ukraine. How the FCC has placed Kaspersky Anti-Virus on its security risk list, The European Union places new requirements on Apple and Google, including third party side-loading of apps, and on a sad note, Leo will say goodbye to the inventor of the GIF, and the inventor of the Trash 80 computer. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, presents part five of his six part series explaining how to get your club meeting or ham fest promoted on local broadcast radio by correctly composing and submitting a Public Service Announcement. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will have tips on planning for your next emergency. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * The latest from Parks On The Air and Summits On The Air (February Report) with Vance Martin, N3VEM * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill takes us back to the year 1978, as it was the three hundered thousand amateurs versus nine million citizen band operators who want expanded frequencies. ----- 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 feed on Twitter! Thanks to FortifiedNet.net for the server space! Thanks to Archive.org for the audio space.
Apr 02, 2022
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1204
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1204 Release Date: March 26, 2022 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, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 1:21:56 Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1204 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. AMSAT Receives a Grant From Amateur Radio Digital Communications 2. Friedrichshafen HAM RADIO FEST 2022 Will Welcome Worldwide Visitors 3. Russia and Belarus Suspended From CEPT Membership 4. Russian Astronauts Board International Space Station in Ukrainian Colours 5. Denmark's Amateur Radio Society EDR Takes Action Against Russia and Belarus 6. New Amateur Radio License Applications Fee To Become Effective April 19, 2022 7. Ham Payload Going To The Chinese Space Station 8. HAARP Is Now On The Air 9. A New World Distance Record at 134 GigaHertz 10. Shortwave Is Making A Comeback During The Ukraine Invasion 11. Amateurs In Australia Help Each Other Following Flood Losses 12. Hams In India Prepare By Attending A Two Day Disaster Training Drill 13. Amateurs In The United States Focus On Severe Weather Preparedness 14. State Of Oregon Launches Its First Satellite 15. Beginner Amateur Radio License Becomes Popular In Norway 16. American Country Music Legend Loretta Lynn Is Honored With A Special Event Station 17. Poland cancels SP-DX Contest due to influx of refugees 18. Zoom conference on RF Safety available 19. IRTS announces Hurdy Gurdy Radio Museum is not closing 20. Hurdy Gurdy Museum to celebrate International Marconi Day 21. World Amateur Radio Day April 18th - RAC Plans Get On The Air Special Event Station 22. Owning a shortwave radio is once again a subversive activity 23. Australian document on VDSL2 interference problem sites amateur interference 24. A look at amateur radio in Belfast Ireland in the 1920's 25. CQWW-DX and other contest on the line 26. Russia agrees to give American astronaut a ride home from the Space Station. Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about Apple iOS vulnerabilities to a Remote Zero Click attack. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, presents part four of his six part series explaining how to get your club meeting or ham fest promoted on local broadcast radio by correctly composing and submitting a Public Service Announcement. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will try and answer the question, why do we communicate? * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * The latest from Parks On The Air and Summits On The Air (February Report) with Vance Martin, N3VEM * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill examines the C-B Craze of the late seventies, and the effect it had on back-logging the FCC, and 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 feed on Twitter! Thanks to FortifiedNet.net for the server space! Thanks to Archive.org for the audio space.
Mar 26, 2022
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1203
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1203 Release Date: March 19 2022 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, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 1:37:58 Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1203 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. Belgium Military Exercise Will Use 50 MegaHertz Band During Upcoming Exercises 2. Washington State American Legion Post Donates Amateur Radio Repeater 3. Russians To Give American Astronaut Ride To Earth In Spite Of Tensions 4. Dayton Hamvention 2022 Announces Award Winners - Part One - Technical Achievement & Special Achievement Awards 5. Dayton Hamvention 2022 Announces Award Winners - Part Two - Amateur Of The Year & Club Of The Year 6. AMSAT Receives a Grant From Amateur Radio Digital Communications 7. Friedrichshafen HAM RADIO 2022 Will Welcome Worldwide Visitors 8. Radio Society of Great Britain Legacy Committee To Fund 50 MegaHertz Meteor Scatter Beacon 9. World Radiosport Team Championship 2022 Special Event Station Award Begins New Cycle 10. Nordic H-F Conference 2022 to Be Held in Fårö, Sweden 11. Summits On The Air Activators Complete Their Summit Sweep In Wales 12. A Contesting Word to the Wise & CQ to Limit Contest Participation by Stations in Russia, Belarus, and Donbas. 13. Rick Lindquist, WW1ME, Retires As ARRL News Editor 14. US Grassroots Efforts Bean Shortwave To Russia and the Ukraine 15. Friedrichshafen Ham Camp Canceled Due To Covid 16. Puerto Rico Reopens The Arecibo Facility To Visitors 17. School Amateur Radio Club In Ohio Transmits Wisdom Over The Air 18. Axiom private astronaut mission crew to the ISS will conduct ARISS school contacts 19. The Annual Armed Forces Day cross-band exercise is set for May 14th 20. February Volunteer Monitor Report from Riley Hollingsworth K4ZDH 21. Japans Ministry of Communications establishes an advisory board to encourage young people into amateur radio 22. Saint Patrick's Day Weekend Activities on the air 23. IARUMS newsletter - Russian HF radar activity among others on the HF bands 24. CME strike sparks geomagnetic storm and wipes out cosmic rays 25. MSF 60 kHz Radio Time Signal - Planned shutdown for antenna work 26. UK/Ofcom releases new Space Satellite Spectrum Strategy Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about the latest Apple Event and their new series of processors, and a look at their new monitor that has an iPhone Bionic CPU in it, and he will take a look at the current state of cyber-warfare. He will have an expanded report. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, presents part three of his six part series explaining how to get your club meeting or ham fest promoted on local broadcast radio by correctly composing and submitting a Public Service Announcement. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will present and Introduction To The Terms of Contesting. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * The latest from Parks On The Air and Summits On The Air (February Report) with Vance Martin, N3VEM * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill takes a look at a rare R-F phenomenon called "Long Delayed Echos" ----- 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 feed on Twitter! Thanks to FortifiedNet.net for the server space! Thanks to Archive.org for the audio space.
Mar 19, 2022
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1202
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1202 Release Date: March 12 2022 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, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 1:3 Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1202 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. Axiom Private Astronaut Mission Crew Will Conduct ARISS School Contacts 2. Rapid Development of Satellite Mega-Constellations Risks Tragedies of the Commons 3. ARRL Teachers Institute To Offer Four Sessions This Summer 4. Annual Armed Forces Day Cross-Band Exercise Set for May 14th 5. Volunteer Monitor Program Releases February 2022 Activity Report 6. Successful Emergency Communications Exercise Carried Out on QO-100 Satellite 7. Japan's Ministry of Communications Establishes Advisory Board To Encourage Young People To Become Amateurs 8. Heavenly Water Storm Hawaii Amateur Radio Emergency Service Communications Drill Is Set 9. New FCC Study To Determine A Receiver's Role In Rejecting Radio Frequency Interference 10. Internet Outages Are Affecting West Bengal Radio Amateurs 11. Popular DX'er UR8GX, Ivan Lysenko SK .. AMSAT Pioneer Ray Soifer, W2RS, SK 12. Sea-Pac Convention Registration Is Now Open 13. Radio Society Of Great Britain Looking For Leaders 14. ARRL seeks an exemption from the new proposed US Forest Service Facility Fees. Opens comment period. 15. HamXposition will host the ARRL New England and Hudson Division Conventions and Hamfest 16. The Dayton Hamvention is most definitely on. 17. RSGB Releases Board Minutes and the Legacy Committee will fund 50 MegaHertz meteor scatter beacon 18. Vintage radio collection to be sold at auction in the UK 19. Eliminating radio interference from refrigerator compressors on ships and boats 20. 51 new German radio hams successfully pass exams 21. The Importance of Antenna Height 22. Russian troops using insecure communications 23. Another antenna that 'went the distance' in the VK. Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will answer the questions, "How reliable are solid state drives?", and, "What is wear leveling?", Leo will also cover the multiple ways you can back up Windows 10. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, presents part two of his six part series explaining how to get your club meeting or ham fest promoted on local broadcast radio by correctly composing and submitting a Public Service Announcement. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, is very excited in his shack because his latest project, Beeps! * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * The latest from Parks On The Air and Summits On The Air (February Report) with Vance Martin, N3VEM * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill looks at the state of amateur radio in the fabulous fifties, will explain what W-E-R-S, the War Emergency Radio Service was, and will take you back to the beginning of RACES, Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service, now under the jurisdiction of The Federal Emergency Management Agency. ----- 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 feed on Twitter! Thanks to FortifiedNet.net for the server space! Thanks to Archive.org for the audio space.
Mar 12, 2022
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1201
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1201 Release Date: March 5, 2022 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, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 1:59:13 Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1201 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. ARRL Seeks Exemption from Proposed US Forest Service Communication Facility Fees; Comment Period to be Re-opened Through March 31st. 2. Ukraine Maintains Ham Radio Silence in State of Emergency - UPDATED 3. Ukrainian, Russian Radio Enthusiasts Battle Over Alleged Russian Military Frequency 4. Elon Musk’s Starlink System Is Now Providing Satellite Internet Services In Ukraine - With A Warning 5. Registration Is Open For USA Amateur Radio Direction Finding Championships 6. HamXposition (formerly Boxboro) To Host ARRL New England and Hudson Division Conventions 7. Volunteer Monitor Program Cautions Against Operating Beyond License Privileges 8. We Will Have Hamvention, General Chairman Rick Allnutt, WS8G Pledges 9. Chess-Playing Ham Radio Satellite to Launch This Fall 10. Bouvet Island DXpedition Update 11. ARISS Seeks Hosts for Ham Radio Contacts with Space Station Crew Members 12. FCC Chair Jessica Rosenworcel Says the Commission Will Consider Receiver Notice Of Inquiry In April 13. David Boggs, WA3DBJ, Who Co-Developed Ethernet Standards, SK 14. Medium and Shortwave Broadcasts Carry Messages To Embattled Ukraine 15. Replica Of Transatlantic Transmitter Has Success On The Air 16. Young Lady Becomes Germany's Youngest Advanced Class Licensee 17. Amateurs Around The World Make Contact With The Pluto Special Event 18. International Amateur Radio Union Region One Uses Satellite During Emergency Tests 19. The Solar Termination Event Explained 20. ARRL Board of Directors Elects Officers and appoints Executive Committee members 21. The FCC re-issues its warning to amateur service licensees about using radio transceivers to facilitate crimes 22. Tickets are now on sale for the upcoming QSO Today Virtual Ham Exposition March 12 and 13, 2022 23. ARRL Section Manager election results are announced, Virginia elects a new Section Manager Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about how Windows Eleven will now require a Microsoft account to use the operating system, he will tell us how google is following Apple in announcing new privacy features for Android, the National Traffic Safety Administration is considering allowing adaptive headlight technology for new cars, and will tell us how a software start up in France has a new app that identifies types of cheese. * 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 climb your tower and avoid the sudden stop. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will tell us his version of how to compare radios. * 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 snapshot of Amateur Radio in 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 feed on Twitter! Thanks to FortifiedNet.net for the server space! Thanks to Archive.org for the audio space.
Mar 06, 2022
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1200
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1200 Release Date: February 26, 2022 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Terry Saunders, N1KIN, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 1:25:54 Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1200 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. ARISS Seeks Hosts for Ham Radio Contacts with Space Station Crew Members 2. ARRL Section Manager Election Results Announced / Virginia Gets New Section Manager in Latest Round of Balloting 3. The Five MHz Newsletter Marks Ten Years 4. FCC Re-issues Warning: Amateur Service Licensees May Not Use Radio Equipment to Commit Criminal Acts 5. Amateur Radio in Ukraine Ordered Off the Air in State of Emergency 6. Crozet Island DXpedition Preparations are Moving Forward 7. Tickets Are On Sale For Next QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo, March 12th and 13th 8. ARRL Board of Directors Elects Officers, Executive Committee 9. Cutting-Edge Technology was on Display at Orlando HamCation 2022 10. Amateur Radio Volunteers Support Storm Response in Brazil 11. New Digital Emergency Voice Network Is In The Planning Stages In Maine 12. North and South Carolina Amateurs To Have Special Event Station / Voice of America Special Event Logs 3,665 Contacts 13. Seminar Videos From Ham Radio University Are Now Available On YouTube 14. Authentic Marconi Hut Replica Is Depicted In Virtual 3-D Model 15. Hams In Australia Are Preparing For A Lot Of Mayham Coming Up Soon 16. Free online amateur radio Technician license class 17. Homebrew Panadapter Project brings a waterfall display to older transceivers 18. The Rebel DX Group is looking for DXpedition Volunteers 19. Mongolia/South Gobi Activation will happen in late March and early April 20. Missing Amateur Radio Operator in Australia missing for two years, has been found in tragic story conclusion 21. Poland's radio amateurs provide Ukrainian Hams With WinLink email links 22. Svalbard update DX Adventure Team provides DXpedition update 23. 3Y0J Bouvet Island DXpedition Confirms Its Departure Date 24. Erie Pennsylvania Amateur Operator Charged With Broadcasting Phony Weather Emergencies and Bomb Threats Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about how Windows Eleven will now require a Microsoft account to use the operating system, he will tell us how google is following Apple in announcing new privacy features for Android, the National Traffic Safety Administration is considering allowing adaptive headlight technology for new cars, and will tell us how a software start up in France has a new app that identifies types of cheese. * 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 climb your tower and avoid the sudden stop. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will tell us his version of how to compare radios. * 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 snapshot of Amateur Radio in 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 feed on Twitter! Thanks to FortifiedNet.net for the server space! Thanks to Archive.org for the audio space.
Feb 26, 2022
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1199
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1199 Release Date: February 19, 2022 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, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 1:45:56 Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1199 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. AMSAT Looking For Volunteer RF and Mechanical Engineers 2. HamCation Visitors reDiscover Radio, as ARRL Holds Its 2022 National Convention 3. ARRL International DX Contest To Include New Categories, Rule Changes For 2022 4. In-Person Registration Now Open For The 2022 HamSCI Workshop 5. Youth On The Air Camp 2022 Application Period Now Open 6. 3Y0J Bouvet DXpedition Confirms Departure Date 7. ARISS-International To Conduct Special Digital Slow Scan Television Experiment 8. Geomagnetic Storm Leads To Loss Of Up To 40 Starlink Satellites - UPDATE 9. Special Event Station To Celebrate 100th Anniversary Of WGY Radio 810 AM Schenectady 10. Pirate Station Appears on 3500 and 7000 kiloHertz on Upper Sideband 11. Australian Amateurs Body Is Identified In Double Murder 12. 5G Radio Interference To Airliners Is Tied To Older Altimeter Equipment 13. Hams In The UK Mark The 100th Anniversary Of The British Broadcasting Company 14. South Africa AMSAT Seeks Papers For Its Upcoming Symposium 15. You Can Work Pluto During Upcoming HF Operation 16. Saint Patrick's Day Special Event Station Registration Is Open 17. Beijing Winter Olympics Special Event Station BY1CRA/WO22 is Active Through February 20th 18. Erie Pennsylvania Ham Radio Operator Charged With Broadcasting Phony Weather Emergencies and Bomb Threats 19. DARC - German Amateur Radio Students quiz scientists at the South Pole Station during contact 20. UK - Royal Air Force Blue Ham exercise is coming up on sixty meters 21. Nepal DXpedition, and Mauritius DXpedtions are coming up soon 22. Voice of America special event stations to celebrate VOA 80 years on the air 23. RSGB releases new exam syallabus to comply with new RF safety/exposure regulations 24. UK radio enthusiast extensive radio collection appears in the Daily Mail Newspaper 25. Microphone manufacturer Heil Sound Changes Hands for the first time in company history 26. New rules will go into effect for this years ARRL Field Day 2022 27. The Dayton HavVention appears to be a go for 2022 28. Heil Sound changes hands. Bob Heil to remain as advisor 29. New 2022 Field Day Rules have been released 30, The Dayton HanVention 2022 looks to be a go this year. Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about a new problem on the net, fake Windows Eleven upgrade installers that contain malware, and how the European Union now requiers on screen notifications when a web page is setting a cookie on your computer... * 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 Lockout - Tagout, which is something you need to know about if your repeater antenna is mounted on a commercial tower, before your climb. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, explores that idea that a picture can say a lot more than words. * 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 us back to the year, 1958. It was the year amateurs had two satellites to listen to, Sputnick and Explorer, it was the year the FCC ran out of callsigns, and he will take a look at the radios amateurs had to choose from that year. ----- 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! Thanks to Archive.org for the audio space.
Feb 20, 2022
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1198
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1198 Release Date: February 12, 2022 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Terry Saunders, N1KIN, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 1:40:16 Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1198 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. ARRL Announces New World Wide Digital Contest 2. APRS Developer Bob Bruninga, WB4APR, SK 3. Heil Sound Changes Hands 4. Some New Rules Going into Effect this Year for ARRL Field Day 2022 5. Geomagnetic Storm and Recently Deployed Starlink Satellites & Successful DART Mission Launch 6. ARRL National Convention 2022 Orlando Gets Hams Radio Active 7. Dayton Hamvention Looks To Be A Go For 2022 8. Three SpaceX Crew-4 Crew Members Hold Ham Licenses 9. John Carroll University Students Unofficially Break Guinness World Record For Longest Radio Interview 10. Investigation Concludes That Havana Syndrome That Sickened US Diplomats Caused By RF 11. Special Event Operation To Mark 80 Years On The Air For The Voice of America 12. Argentine Amateur Activates On HF The Highest Peak In The Americas 13. Youth On The Air Camp Opens Application Period 14. Young Amateurs With Community Spirit Are Sought For Contest 15. QSO Today Expo Agenda To Include Talks On The Bouvet Island DxPedition and The Mars Helicopter 16. Japan looks for ways to interest young people in amateur radio 17. Are You mic shy? Have Questions? Ask the Monday Night Net 18. An Alaskan amateur celebrate 67 years on the air telling Alaska's story 19. Venezuela Club Celebrates IARU Membership Anniversary 20. South African Ham Moves On Line As Governments Look To Swell The Amateur Ranks 21. G8BBC How Radio Works Program Available On Line 22. The next QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo is set for mid March 23. SpaceX rocket is on a collision course with the moon 24. NASA announces plans to deorbit and decommission the International Space Station Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will tell us about methods to improve your home network wifi signal. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will tell us about the best way to replace the rotor on your tower. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will tell us how to test your radios audio frequency response * 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 post World War Two amateur, and takes a close up look at the state of amateur radio in the 1940'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 to FortifiedNet.net for the server space! Thanks to Archive.org for the audio space.
Feb 12, 2022
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1197
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1197 Release Date: February 5, 2022 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, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 1:40:19 Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1197 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. Webinar Set To Discuss Amateur Radio and AUXCOM Support To Department Of Defense 2. ARRL Foundation Grant Program Accepting Proposals 3. AMSAT Withdraws GOLF-TEE CubeSat From NASA Educational Launch 4. Research On Ancient Massive Solar Storms Suggests a Need Too Prepare For The Next Ones 5. ARRL Seeks Candidates to Serve on its Investment Management Committee 6. NASA Announces Plans To Deorbit and Decommission The International Space Station 7. Amateur Radio Challenged by Tonga Emergency; Radio Network May be Set Up 8. IARU Region 1 Working to Resolve Potential Amateur Interference to Satellite Navigation System 9. Dayton HamVention Dinners and Events Have Been Announced 10. Amateur Radio News Briefs 11. SPECIAL REPORT: Club Special Event Station to Mark WGY’s 100 Years Of Broadcasting From Schenectady New York 12. Airplane Pilots Encounter Electronic Spoofing Of Global Positioning System Signals 13. Japan Puts Forth Major Effort To Attract Younger Amateurs 14. VK90ABC Marks 90 Years Of The Australian Broadcasting Coporation With A Special Event Station/US Special Event 15. Australian Radio Telescope Detects Mysterious Pulses 16. FCC Chair Appoints Loyaan Egal To Head the FCC Enforcement Bureau as Acting Chief 17. W1AW Receives A Complete Two Meter FM and VARA FM Winlink 2000 System 18. Amateurs Swap Out At The McMurdo Base In Antarctica 19. Norway's NRRL Announces Support For The 3Y0J Bouvet Island DxPedition 20. New Long Distance Records Set On Two Amateur Satellites 21. World Radio Sport Team Championship Organizers To Attend Upcoming Orlando HamCation 22. New Jersey Club To Operate N2I To Commemorate National Inventors Day ay Menlo Park 23. Pirate station observed on the 3.5 and 7 MegaHertz bands 24. Tonga Communications and the undersea fiber cable repair 25. This year’s World Radio Day (2/13/2022) celebrates the trust, accessibility and long-term viability of the radio industry 26. Major Northeast Winter Storm Prompts ARES, SKYWARN Activations 27. Belgium Amateurs Are Gearing Up For International Amateur Radio Union Conference 28. UK Radio Amateur is convicted of making racist remarks on the air Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will tell us about Huawei Technologies in China, who has proposed a new form of the internet that is more controllable. And, he will tell you about installing a free operating system on an old computer that you are planning to donate. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will discuss the challenges of climbing your tower, then taking a right hand turn to work out on a side arm. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will answer the question, What's In A Dream?" * 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 Hams At War during World War II, and will explain what W-E-R-S, or WERS, the War Emergency Radio Service was all about. ----- 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! Thanks to Archive.org for the audio space.
Feb 06, 2022
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1196
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1196 Release Date: January 29, 2022 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 Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 2:34:49 Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1196 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. Weak Signals Heard From Spanish Satellites EASAT-2 and HADES 2. Centralia, Washington, ARES Team Activates In The Wake of Bombing 3. The Next QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo Set For Mid-March 2022 4. Amateur Radio Digital Communications Grants Continue 5. Puerto Rico Section and Red Cross Puerto Rico Chapter Sign New Memorandum Of Understanding 6. News Briefs - 7 items you need to know 7. QRP Operator Logs One Contact Per Day For Nearly 30 Years 8. A February Webinar Will Discuss Amateur Radio and AUXCOM Support To The US Department of Defense 9. AMSAT-DL Replaces Damaged Satellite Antenna At Antarctic Station 10. Elon Musk SpaceX Rocket On Collision Course With The Moon 11. Amateurs Lose 50 MegaHertz of Spectrum: Operation in 3.45 – 3.5 GigaHertz Segment Must Cease by April 14th, 2022 12. Federal Communications Commission Seeks Attorney-Advisor for its Mobility Division 13. Two Radio Amateurs Appointed to the Federal Communications Commission Technological Advisory Council 14. China Is Expanding Its South China Sea Antenna Farms 15. POTA/SOTA Tallies Up The 2021 Contacts and Activations 16. ARRL Podcast Covers How To Get Started With CW 17. RSGB/Ofcom arranges special callsigns for Queen’s Jubilee celebrations 18. NASA satellite catches major solar flare 19. Portugal tracking down radio interference 20. First Svalbard QO-100 Satellite DXpedition 21. St Patrick's Day Award Update Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about the internet Domain Name System, he will discuss the recently passed Digital Services Act in the European Union, and he will talk about the mess that has developed between the FAA, the FCC, and the wireless carriers over the recently deployed 5-G network. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will tell us about the best way to seal coaxial fittings from the elements. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will discuss what happens when you bring a UpConverter into you life. * 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 amateur radio during World War II in the years 1939 and 1940. * Vance Martin, N3VEM, will have the latest updates from Parks On The Air and Summits On The Air. * SPECIAL THIS WEEK: Courtesy of Eric Guth 4Z1UG, from the QSO Today Podcast, we will hear an interview with Geoffrey Mendenhall, W8GNM. Eric interviews him about his early interest in electronics, germanium transistors, and later, high power triodes led him to a career, as an engineer, designing, building, and managing broadcast transmitters projects for Gates Radio, Broadcast Engineering, and later Harris Broadcast ----- 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! Thanks to Archive.org for the audio space.
Jan 30, 2022
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1195
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1195 Release Date: January 22, 2022 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, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 1:37:52 Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1195 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. Amateur Operation in 3.45 – 3.5 GigaHertz Segment Must Cease by April 14th, 2022 2. Bangladesh Amateur Radio League Founder Saif Shahid, S21A, SK 3. Distance Challenge Special Event Set In Arizona 4. ARES Activates As Wind Driven Year End Fire Destroys 1,000 Colorado Homes 5. Homebrew Heroes Award To Be Managed By Ham Radio Workbench 6. New Section Manager Appointed for Northern New York 7. Federal Communications Commission Seeks Attorney-Advisor for its Mobility Division 8. International Amateur Radio Union Region 1 Monitoring System Vice Coordinator Peter Jost, HB9CET, Retires 9. Two Radio Amateurs Appointed to the Federal Communications Commission Technological Advisory Council 10. Extended ARRL Team Will Support February’s ARRL National Convention in Orlando - Part One 11. Extended ARRL Team Will Support February’s ARRL National Convention in Orlando - Part Two 12. National Science Foundation Awards Nearly $50,000 Grant to HamSCI Founder, Nathaniel Frissell, W2NAF 13. Launch Of Two WISA Woodsats, (Satellites Made Of Treated Plywood) Are Still Pending 14. Volcano Explosion Cuts Tonga's Communications With The Rest Of The World 15. Scientists Build The Worlds Smallest Antenna Using D-N-A 16. DX Chasers Push To Retain Access To A Specific Island Group 17. DX Museum Preserves Rare and Vintage QSL Cards On Line 18. Germany's Ham Radio Society, DARC, Hit By A Cyber Attack 19. Special Event Station GB1900HA and GB1900HW - 1900th anniversary of Hadrian's Wall 20. 40th anniversary of partial resumption of ham radio in China 21. Cats discover the snow melting heat feature on Starlink dishes 22. Year Long BBC Special Event Station Making World-Wide Contacts 23. ARRL CEO NA1AA Editorial On Amateur Radio Diversity 24. German Amateurs Plan North Pole DXpedition In 2022 Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will explain the alphabet soup behind current day High Definition Television receivers.. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, explains the protocols of working and tower climbing with others. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, explains that he was considering building a parrot repeater. Except he has a different idea from what you are thinking. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from 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 the World Radio Telecommunications Conference of 1938. How did amateur radio come out of the 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 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! Thanks to Archive.org for the audio space.
Jan 22, 2022
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1194
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1194 Release Date: January 15, 2022 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, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 1:37:52 Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1194 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. Interim ARRL Section Manager Appointed for Delaware 2. National Science Foundation Awards Nearly $50,000 Grant to HamSCI Founder, Nathaniel Frissell, W2NAF 3. ARISS Highlighted among NASA’s Best Space Station Science Pictures of 2021 4. ARDC Grant Will Allow The ARRL Foundation To Give Up To $25,000 To Amateur Radio Club Projects 5. Elon Musk's Starlink Receive Antenna Hits Surprise Problem 6. EASAT-2 And Hades Satellites With FM Repeaters Launched 7. Growing Number Of Operators Completing Worked All States On 222 MegaHertz 8. 2022 International DX Convention In Visalia, California, Is Cancelled Due To Covid 9. Eight US Schools and Organizations Could Host Ham Radio Contacts With Space Station Crew 10. Youth On The Air Camp To Tentatively Return In June 11. Launch Of A Wooden Amateur Radio Satellite Still Pending 12. Dick Fyjlstra, PA0DFN, Is 2022 Carole Perry Educator Of The Year 13. China Is Expanding Its South China Sea Antenna Farms 14. Northern Hemisphere Amateur Are Preparing For Winter Field Day 2022 15. Developer Of Popular Logging Software, Mike Subocz, VK3AVV/VK3JV - SK 16. POTA/SOTA Tallies Up The 2021 Contacts and Activations 17. Club Creates Map To Connect Amateur In Canada 18. Intrepid DX Group Young Amateurs Winning Eassys Now On Line 19. South Africa: New EMC rules for electronic devices to benefit radio hams 20. World Radiosport Team Championship Postponed Again To 2023 Due To Pandemic 21. The Slow Morse Club Is Welcoming New Members 22. Germany's DARC talks to members about ham radio's future 23. The UK Ministry of Defence is conducting a GPS jamming exercise 24. Amateur radio emergency communications in Malaysia Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk with JPL Space Engineer Rod Pyle about the launch and deployment of the exciting new James Webb Telescope. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will tell you the tricks of the trade involved when you have to climb your tower at night * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will explore amateur radio projects made from Unobtainium * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * The latest update from Parks On The Air, and Summits On The Air with Vance Martin, N3VEM * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill looks at the amateur radio products and happenings in 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 to FortifiedNet.net for the server space! Thanks to Archive.org for the audio space.
Jan 16, 2022
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1193
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1193 Release Date: January 8, 2022 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Terry Saunders, N1KIN, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 1:16:09 Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1193 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. Radio Amateurs of Canada Announces New President 2. ARRL Welcomes New Director of Emergency Management 3. Dick Fijlstra, PA0DFN, Is 2022 Carole Perry Educator Of The Year 4. New Technician Question Pool Released, Effective July 1st, 2022. 5. Comments Invited On New Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument Management Plan 6. ARRL Foundation Grants First-Year Funding for ARISS *STAR* Keith Pugh Initiative 7. WSJT Development Group Releases Bug Fix WSJT-X version 2.5.4 8. CAMSAT XW-3 (CAS-9) Is Designated Hope-OSCAR-113 (HO-113) 9. The Volunteer Monitor Program Report For December 2021 10. ARRL Surveying Field Day Participants 11. ARRL to Oppose Forest Service Administrative Fees for Amateur Facilities 12. Youth on the Air Camp to Return in June 13. Colorado Amateurs Assist Communications During Wildfires 14. Amateurs In Germany Re-think Their Disaster Communications Efforts By Building Mesh Wi-Fi Networks 15. Navy Veteran/Amateur Prepares A Camping Trailer For Future Disaster Response 16. Netherlands Airport Traffic Control Interference Traced To FM Broadcaster 17. MicroSoft Proposes Artificial Intelligence To Aid Radio Transcription For Military Use 18. BBC's Centenary celebrated by BBC Radio/Amateur special event amateur radio station GB100BBC 19. HamSCI invites abstracts for its 2022 Workshop on Space Weather 20. Icelandic radio ham made over 25,000 contacts in 2021 21. Ofcom: Radio regulation enforcement 22. A ham radio antenna that fits almost anywhere Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, compares todays modern laptops to early mainframe computers, and will tell us how the nations wireless carriers are moving forward with 5G deployment this week, ignoring the FCC and FAA directives about 5G's potential to interfere with airline altimeters. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about performing tower work, with and for other amateurs. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will present a segment he calls "Leaving The 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 looks back to the 1970's and the college war resistance network that was taking place on 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! Thanks to Archive.org for the audio space.
Jan 09, 2022
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1192
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1192 - New Year's Edition Release Date: January 1, 2022 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, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 1:26:26 Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1192 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. ARRL to Oppose Forest Service Administrative Fees for Amateur Facilities 2. HamSCI Invites Abstracts For Its 2022 Workshop 3. Hurricane Watch Net Recorded 300 On-Air Hours in 2021 4. 3Y0J DXpedition to Bouvet Island Updates its Progress 5. Kids Day is January 1, 2022 6. International Amateur Radio Union Region 2 Executive Committee Issues Upbeat Seasonal Message 7. New Low-Power Limit for ARRL HF Contests Goes into Effect on January 1st, 2022 8. Intrepid-DX Group Announces Youth "Dream Rig" Essay Contest Winners 9. News Briefs: Five Short Amateur Radio Related Things You Should Know 10. Georgia Club Donates License Manuals to Local Schools 11. Amateurs On The Air As A Deadly Typhoon Hits The Philippines 12. The New James Webb Telescope Is Launched By NASA 13. New Amateur Awards Program Will Promote World Radio Team Championship 14. In Person Youth On The Air Camp May Happen This June 2022 15. RSGB 80 Meter Net Is Revived While The Radio Centre Is Closed Due To Covid 16. New System Of Linked Repeaters Makes Cross-Mode Digital Connections Across Kansas 17. Canadian Amateur Radio Club Bands Amateurs Together During The Pandemic - A Health and Welfare Net 18. German Radio Amateurs plan wifi networks for areas devastated by natural disasters 19. China is seen deploying massive antenna arrays 20. The BBC Reports on 5G transmissions interfering with airplane instrumentation 21. Sweden imposes higher levy on electricity bills for Electronic Interference Mitigation 22. Ofcom release amateur radio callsign database 23. Ofcom: Have any radio amateurs using hotspots breached regulations? 24. Ofcom asked if they'd taken any action against repeater abuse 25. Pandemic project: Trailer renovation allows for extended emergency radio assistance in Washington State Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about D-DOS, or Distributed Denial of Service Attacks, and he will talk about the latest Alt-Jay exploit now on the internet. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, takes a look at New Years tower inspections. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will answer the question, What testing Equipment is Essential? * 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 amateurs reaction to the 1974 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! Thanks to FortifiedNet.net for the server space! Thanks to Archive.org for the audio space. Show them some appreciation with a donation today!
Jan 02, 2022
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1191
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1191 - Special Christmas Edition Release Date: December 25, 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, and Santa Claus! Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 1:40:51 Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1191 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. David Benoist, AG4ZR, Appointed As ARRL Georgia Section Manager 2. Georgia Club Donates License Manuals To Local Schools 3. Switzerland Has Its Own AMSAT Organization 4. Norway is Trying to Track Down Two Meter Intruders 5. New Chinese Amateur Radio Satellite Could Launch On December 25th 6. International Space Station Slow Scan Television Transmission Is Set For Late December 7. WSJT-X Development Group Releases Version 2.5.3 8. Islands On The Air Group In India Activates New Island 9. The NASA Parker Solar Probe Touches The Sun 10. Registrations Now Being Accepted For Contest University 11. Dutch Regulators Are Cracking Down On Anti-5G Devices 12. FAA Is Worried About 5G Rollout Affecting Airplane Instrumentation 13. Finland's amateurs send gift to Icelandic hams 14. UK Foreign Office proposal for amateur radio bands in BAT 15. IRTS Regulator ComReg proposes new entry class amateur license 16. A Story About Long Delayed Echoes 17. Germany Warns The WIA about the interference potential of LED Lighting and poorly manufactured electronics 18. Solar Cycle 25 is now heating up Plus these Special Features This Week: * CHRISTMAS SPECIAL: Jean Shepherd, the late K2ORS from WOR Radio in New York, talks about his adventures being a kid hooked on amateur radio and Heising Modulation. * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, takes a close up look at your modem and router specifications. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will answer the question, how does your gear measure up? * 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 a close up look at the FCC 1974 proposal to totally restructure amateur radio with a two-tiered licensing system. ----- 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! Thanks to Archive.org for the audio space. Show them some appreciation with a donation today!
Dec 25, 2021
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1190
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1190 Release Date: December 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, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 1:52:43 Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1190 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. Sweden's SAQ VLF Alexanderson Alternator Station Schedules Christmas Eve Transmission 2. Polish Radio Amateur Ordered to Stop Using Falkland Islands Identifier from Antarctica 3. ARRL and RSGB Announce Winners of Transatlantic Centenary Cups 4. ARRL Rookie Roundup CW Event is December 19th 5. Interim Section Manager Appointment Made in Virginia; Georgia Section Manager Post Becomes Vacant 6. Observations of Over the Horizon Radar Interference in Ham Bands Top All Others 7. World Radio TV Handbook to Cease Publication 8. Jonathan Brandenburg, KF5IDY, Appointed AMSAT Assistant Vice President Of Engineering 9. Past ARRL Chief Development Officer Mary Hobart, K1MMH, SK 10. Icom SHF Project -- Super High Frequency Band Challenge Offers Opportunities for ARES 11. SKYWARN Spotters and Nets Track Deadly Storms 12. New Directors in Two ARRL Divisions Will Take Their Seats in January 13. Ham Radio University Going Virtual Again In 2022 14. Spain and Norway Seek Ways to Attract a Younger Generation of Hams 15. Experimental Station WI2XLQ Will Be On The Air On 486 kiloHertz AM On Christmas Eve 16. Amateur Operators Mark Two Marconi Anniversaries 17. Ham Convention In Hyderabad India Draws A Big Crowd 18. Kids Can Talk To Santa On These Nets 19. Enthusiasts Prep For Large Foxhunt Challenge In Turkey 20. ARRL Podcast on station grounding with Ward Siler 21. Get ready for the annual straight key night on New Years Eve 22. 60th anniversary of launch of first ham radio satellite Oscar One 23. Group announces the year long DX Ultra Marathon Contest 24. World's smallest Moon lander launched by Japan will put ham radio transmitter on the Moon 25. RSGB National Radio Centre to close temporarily from Friday 17 December 26. Norway: Intruders in the ham radio 144 MHz band 27. IARUMS reports on drifter in ham radio 7 MegaHertz band 28. Netherlands regulator increases charges for radio hams 29. Morse code features on television program to be broadcast on BBC Channel 4 TV Sunday December 19th Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will reminisce about old technology from the early days of the net that you can still find and try out on the internet archive, and will have his word of the week, "angstrom", which has to do with the latest processor internal wiring measurements. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News + Special holiday segment with Bill Continelli, W2XOY * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will explain what you can do if the only space on the tower forces you to mount your vertical antenna upside down. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will tell you how you can Get Amateur Radio Propagation Data In Real Time at Home. We will have the November update from Parks on the Air (POTA), and Summits on the Air (SOTA) coordinator Vance Martin, N3VEM.. * 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 have part two of his look back at the history of 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 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! Thanks to Archive.org for the audio space. Show them some appreciation with a donation today!
Dec 19, 2021
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1189
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1189 Release Date: December 11, 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, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:50:16 Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1189 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. Senator Blumenthal Supports Amateur Radio at Senate Confirmation Hearing 2. Intrepid-DX Group Announces Youth Dream Rig Essay Contest Winners 3. ARRL Northwestern Division Assistant Director Phil Kane, K2ASP, SK/ Virginia Section Manager Joseph Palsa, K3WRY, SK 4. The On-Going Pandemic Forces Ham Radio University To Go Virtual Again This Year 5. WSJT-X Development Group Partner Bill Somerville, G4WJS, SK 6. Senate Confirms FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel for a New Term 7. Transmissions Set to Mark Transatlantic Test Success 8. ARRL Executive Committee Meets 9. November 2021 Volunteer Monitor Program Report 10. ARDC Grant Will Expand Rocky Mountain Ham Radio's 5 GigaHertz Microwave Network in the Rockies 11. World's Smallest Moon Lander from Japan will Put Ham Radio Transmitter on the Moon 12. Amateur Radio WSPR-Net Data May Have Found Missing Airliner 13. A New AMSAT Satellite Group Launches In Switzerland 14. Japan's National Space Agency Is Looking For Astronaut Candidates 15. FCC Refuses Ham Clubs Educational Low Power FM Proposal 16. The QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo Is Looking For Presenters For The March 2022 Exposition 17. Two 160-Meter Events in December Give Nod to 1921 Transatlantic Tests 18. German Regulaer Bundesnetz Agentur bans TESVOR robotic vacuums and Baofeng UV-5R radios on Spectrum Purity 19. Deutscher Amateur Radio Club thanks its many volunteers on International Volunteer Day 20. The Master Clock in Europe on 77.5 kiloHertz DCF77 21. Four band digital HF SDR transceiver offers high performance for only $60 22. Swiss radio hams develop ties with MakerSpaces and FabLabs 23. Iceland radio hams use of 1850-1900 kHz renewed for 2022 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 * Parks On The Air and Summits On The Air monthly report with Vincent O' Keeffe, N3VEM * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, takes a look at the safety precautions you should observe when climbing your tower. This week he looks at Tower Belting. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, takes an overall look at the special art of getting started in 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 the first of a two part series on the history of amateur radio 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 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!
Dec 12, 2021
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1188
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1188 Release Date: December 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, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:44:38 Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1188 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. Youth On The Air Month Continues To Expand Into The Americas 2. ARISS-USA Announces New Senior Leadership 3. International Amateur Radio Union Reports Another Over-the-Horizon Radar System Is Under Construction In India 4. ARRL Author, QST Technical Editor Joel Hallas, W1ZR, SK 5. New ARRL Section Manager Appointed In Maine 6. Two 160 Meter Events In December Give Nod To 1921 Transatlantic Tests 7. Dayton Hamvention Expects To Be Live Event In 2022 8. Fall ARRL Section Manager Election Results Are Announced 9. Amateur Radio Digital Communications Grants Will Expand Emergency Capabilities In Haiti and The US Virgin Islands 10. Transatlantic Radio Signals Celebrate 100 Year Anniversary 11. Power Your Equipment Without Relying On Batteries 12. Belgium Planning To Resume Amateur Radio Exams In First Quarter 2022 / Proposed Changes In Australian Licensees 13. Special Event Station Will Be Activated For Pearl Harbor Bombing Anniversary 14. The QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo Issues Call For Presentations and Papers 15. ARRL Seeks News Editor 16. Ofcom UK is seeking views on how to maximize the long-term value of Terahertz spectrum. 17. Ironman South Africa Event Give Local Amateurs A Chance To Develop Emergency Service Skills 18. Government asks citizens in India to not subscribe to Elon Musk's satellite internet service Starlink 19. New law hits AIS beacons in China: Media misreporting can be threat to radio amateurs 20. India amateurs into Shortwave Listening during the pandemic 21. Ofcom consultation on protecting 23.6-24 GHz 22. Ofcom UK looking to unlock the potential of Terahertz spectrum 23. Wireless Power Transfer interference: German radio hams respond to CEPT ECC consultation 24. Rockall Island DXpedition planned for next summer 25, ARRL W1AW on-air code practice copy will originate from the 1921 Transatlantic Test edition Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk a little more about the current chip shortage and proposed resolutions, and will take a look at Virtual Reality and the new upcoming Augmented Reality system coming in 2022 from the folks at Apple. * 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 some general mounting resolutions for the tower in your yard. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will present a proposal in his piece entitled One Time Zone To Rule Them 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 takes a look at the amateur happenings during the nineteen sixties and early seventies that finally led up to Technician Liberation that finally took place in 1972. ----- 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!
Dec 05, 2021
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1187
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1187 Release Date: November 27, 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 Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 2:17:43 Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1187 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. Fall ARRL Section Manager Election Results Are Announced Along With Division Directors 2. Dayton Hamvention Expects To Be Live Event In 2022 3. ARDC Grants Will Expand Emergency Capabilities In Haiti And The US Virgin Islands 4. Past ARRL Rocky Mountain Division Director Claude Maer, W0IC, SK 5. Summits On The Air Activate During Japanese Vitural HamFest / Registration Begins For Virtual Ham Radio University 6. Registration is Open for the 2022 ARRL National Convention in Orlando 7. Escalating Covid Conditions Cancels Amateur Radio Exams In Belgium 8. Federal Communications Commission Gives Thumbs Up To The First FM Capable 11 Meter Radios In The United States 9. International Amateur Radio Union Gives Its Highest Honor To Three Amateurs For Leadership 10. Young Radio Amateurs Are Excited For The Upcoming Youngsters On The Air Month 11. Blur Rock Musician/Ham Signs A New Recording Contract Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, is on vacation and Rich DeMuro, technology reporter from KTLA sits in and talks about online assistant privacy and a lot more. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about designing basic antenna mounts for your tower. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, takes a look at what he calls, the re-birth of home brewing * 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 in depth look at the technician class licensee during the fifties and sixties. * The Random Access File with Bill Baran, N2FNH/SK - A Christmas Packet * THANKSGIVING SPECIAL: As our Thanksgiving week present to you, we will have an interview of the late Art Bell, W6OBB, conducted by The QSO Today podcasts own Eric Guth 4Z1UG ----- 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!
Nov 27, 2021
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1186
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1186 Release Date: November 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, Terry Saunders, N1KIN, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, George, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:41:41 Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1186 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. Registration Is Open For The 2022 ARRL National Convention In Orlando 2. Russia's Destruction Of An Orbiting Satellite Raises Space Debris Concerns 3. The International Amateur Radio Union Administrative Council Addresses Wide-Ranging Agenda In Virtual Meeting 4. Ham Radio Volunteers Support Communication For Tour de Lincoln Bicycle Event 5. AREx Says Artemis 2 Proposal Process Was Instructive 6. CW ops Is Inviting Nominees For Its Award for Advancing The Art Of CW 7. NASA Welcomes Its Newest Astronauts In Space 8. Big Results Are Possible From A Very Small Antenna that can be built into wallpaper 9. Electronics Business In New Zealand And Known World Wide Has Been Sold 10. A Wyoming County Has Its New Emergency Communications Trailer Put To The Test By Hams 11. October 2021 Volunteer Monitor Program Report 12. Norway Looking To Introduce Entry Level Ham Radio License 13. International Amateur Radio Union Region 1 Monitoring System Newsletter Summary 14. ARRL announces Director election results 15. New Jersey amateurs attend a talk on military aviation communications 16. The RSGB announce GB100 special events 17. France Regulator ANFR announces all amateur radio exams and licenses are now free 18. The International Amateur Radio Union special HF monitoring report 19. A midwest middle school launches an amateur radio satellite that is now sending back pictures of earth 20. The virtual meeting recently held by the RSGB in the UK is now available as a video online 21. The Swiss National Society USKA organized a special day out for all of its volunteers 22. Brazil Society LABRE responds to emergency communications needs at a cave collapse 23. German DARC is prototyping new emergency communications 24. The over 200 page book from 1922 called "The Radio Boys Book" is now available on the net 25. QRP operators around the world are pioneering efficiency. 26. Hackaday reports on wireless communications via fast neutrons Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about the current chip shortage, and how the new infrastructure bill will improve the internet and access to it. * 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 tools should I bring on my climb? * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will talk about Defeating the pitfalls of predicting HF propagation. * 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 have more on incentive licensing as he continues to look at the state of amateur radio in the fifties and sixties. ----- 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!
Nov 20, 2021
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1185
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1185 Release Date: November 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, Terry Saunders, N1KIN, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS Running Time: 1:27:59 Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1185 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. October 2021 Volunteer Monitor Program Report 2. Solo DXpeditioner Says Operating from Crozet is Limited by Nature 3. AMSAT-NA Elects Officers, Discusses Ongoing and Future Satellite Projects 4. Norway Looking To Introduce Entry Level Ham Radio License 5. It Looks Like The Dayton HamVention Will Happen In 2022 6. Japanese Amateurs Create Their Own Hamfest / Slovenia's Worldwide Flora & Fauna Celebrations On Air 7. New 2x1 Australian Callsigns Make Their Debut During The CQWW SSB Contest 8. European Digital Amateur Television Magazine Ceases Publication 9. (Re)Discover Radio At The ARRL National Convention and Orlando HamCation February 10-13, 2022 10. The Wireless Institute of Australia Meets With The Australian Communications and Media Authority 11. Space Physics Professor Seeks Radio Amateurs' Help in Making Space Physics Data Audible 12. Radio Amateurs in Brazil Help with Rescue Operation 13. Dominican Radio Club Participates In Successful Earthquake Evacuation Simulation 14. Ten Tips for New Contesters and Those with Modest Stations 15. International Amateur Radio Union Region 1 Monitoring System Newsletter Summary 16. A quick look at the Beverage Antenna now on the ARRL Eclectic Tech podcast 17. South African Radio League slow speed CW event is coming up 18. Ham radio operators participate in California earthquake response drills 19. An update on Solar Cycle 25 20. A shortwave broadcaster in Germany accidently fires up on the forty meter band 21. The International Amateur Radio Union has a new proposed digital mode band plan. Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, asks the questions, are you afraid of technology, and will talk about a recent F-C-C ruling on the demise of Cable Card Technology... * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about climbing your tower and taking a turn to the left or right, or how to safely work on tower sidearms. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, asks 'What have you been up to in amateur radio lately?' * 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 November 22, 1967, the date that the FCC institute incentive punishment...I mean, incentive licensing. The year that hams lost operating frequencies and pitted amateurs against the FCC and the ARRL. ----- 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!
Nov 13, 2021
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1184
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1184 Release Date: November 6, 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, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George BOwen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:44:58 Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1184 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. 3M Issues A Stop Use and Inspection Notice For Self-Retracting Lifeline With Anchor Hook 2. ARRL November Sweepstakes VY1AAA Operation Is On For 2021 3. ARISS Receives Generous ARDC Grant For ARISS STEREO Education Project 4. Microsoft Reverses Its Decision To Omit Hot Reload In Dot NET 6 5. ASRTU-1 CubeSat with V/u FM Transponder Submitted for IARU Coordination 6. Broadcaster In Ham Radio 40 Meter Band / Russia-Ukraine “Radio War” Trying Patience of IARU Region 1 7. Amateur Radio Emergency Service and SKYWARN Respond To Major Nor'easter 8. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars 9. Effort Continues In IARU Region 1 To Address Co-existence Of Ham Radio and Navigation Satellites 10. Crozet Islands DXpedition On The Far Horizon 11. Job Openings at ARRL Headquarters / The 2022 ARRL Handbook for Radio Communications Is Now Available 12. National Traffic Safety Board Continues Investigation Into Small Plane Crash That Killed A Popular DX Amateur 13. New Webinar From India Explores The Role Radio Plays In Disasters 14. Proposed New System Will Eliminate RFI For Navigation Systems Worldwide 15. New Museum In Poland To Honor An Historic High Power World War II Telegraphy Station 16. Balloons Carrying Amateur Radio Fry High Over South Africa 17. British Regulator Is Seeking Comments On Proposed New British Territory Prefix 18. NASA shuts down instrumentation on the Hubble Space Telescope 19. 3YOJ Bouvet Island DXpedition reaches point of making first down payment on transportation to the island 20. International Amateur Radio Union Region One files complaints on RFI causing Solar Voltaics 21. Crocodile Rock Radio Club hosting its 100 year celebration special event station 22. Ofcom and RSGB agree on two meter NoV for requested band expansion 23. RSGB/Youth On The Air special event GB21 event 24. CQ-DATV Amateur Television magazine publishes its 100th and final edition Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about all the benefits we are seeing in working from home. And, he will talk about how most scientists are saying Moore's Law is nowhere near ending.. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will tell us about making antenna mounting hardware from scraps. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will talk about "The Ripple Effect Of Making 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 takes us back to November 15, 1945 - The day amateurs returned to the air after a three year prohibition, and will look at how long it took for the military to vacate the ham bands, and how once hams got back on the air, they discovered something called TVI. * Rain HamCast: We will have a great commentary entitled "That's Not Real Ham Radio!" by Chris Rolinson - G7DDN ----- 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!
Nov 06, 2021
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1183
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1183 Release Date: October 30, 2021 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Terry Saunders, N1KIN, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:48:55 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1183 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. Straight Key Century Club Achieves Membership Milestone 2. Australian Telecoms Regulator Reports High Interest in New 2X1 Contest Call Signs 3. Hams Activate In Support Of The Chicago Marathon 4. Well Known Amateur Radio Contester and DXer Will Roberts, AA4NC, SK 5. WSJT-X Version 2.5.1 Has Been Released 6. FCC Revokes China Telecom America's Telecom Services Authority In The United States 7. President Biden Names Jessica Rosenworcel FCC Chairperson, Announces Planned Nominations To FCC, NTIA 8. 3Y0J DXpedition To Bouvet Island Confirms November 2022 Activation 9. US and Region 2 Amateur Radio Direction Finding Championships Results Are In 10. East Coast Amateur Radio Service Offers Support For Amateur Radio-Related Initiatives 11. ARRL Concurs With Two FCC World Radiocommunication Conference Advisory Committee Draft Positions 12. Russia / Ukraine Radio War Trying Patience Of IARU Region One Monitoring System 13. ARRL Foundation Scholarship Program to Accept Applications Starting on November 1st 14. US Government Accepting Applications for FCC Telecommunications Specialist / Job Openings At ARRL HQ 15. Amateur Radio Emergency Service and SKYWARN Respond to Major Nor'easter Storm 16. Indian Radio Amateurs Help To Coordinate Disaster Relief In The Wake Of Flooding 17. CQ World Wide SSB Contest This Weekend - Watch Those Band Edges 18. New Amateur Radio Council Creates A Global Unity Among Worldwide CW Organizations 19. AMSAT Satellite News - Australian Students Watch Homemade Satellite Launched From ISS 20. Radio Club Argentino Marks Centennial With A Special Event Station 21. Celebrate The Classic Henry Amplifiers On A New On-Line Forum 22. History of Amateur Radio Callsigns video from QSO Today Virtual HamVention Now Available 23. Amateur club in Poland looking to rebuild site of WWII 200 kilowatt shortwave station and its transmitter 24. AM Broadcast flutter explained 25. Bluetooth BLE tracking and its privacy risks 26. Over the Halloween weekend, the earth is heading into a large CME from the sun 27. Papa Johns in the UK, through affiliations with Call Of Duty video game release, will allow pizza orders over CW. Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about a recent publication put out by the Oregon FBI office covering recommendations for your IOT (internet of things) devices, and he also will talks about fifth generation communications technology with a quick overview of the 5G frequency allocations. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will have a wrap up on completing your annual tower inspection. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, "How to run an Single Sideband contest without using your own voice". * 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 to look at the great VHF frequency battle of 1947. ----- 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!
Oct 30, 2021
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1182
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1182 Release Date: October 23, 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, 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: 2:26:37 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1182 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. New CQ World Wide Youth Category To Debut October 30th and 31st 2. United Nations Day Transmission From Sweden's SAQ Set For October 24th 3. Radio Amateurs Invited To Participate In The Antarctic Eclipse Festival In December 4. September 2021 Volunteer Monitor Program Report 5. IARU Region One President's Speech To Shaping The Future Of Amateur Radio Workshop 6. Technician License Training Course Added To ARRL's YouTube Channel / General Course Offered By Museum 7. Yasme Foundation Board Announces Grant / November QST Article Celebrates Centenary Of Beverage Antennas 8. Enjoy Two Weekends Of Fun During The ARRL November Sweepstakes 9. Amateur Radio Digital Communications/ ARDC Grants To Fund Amateur Radio Project Expansions 10. Hams Support Chicago Marathon 11. Golden Globe Sailing Race Entrants Banned From Using Amateur Radio 12. Ohio Amateur Radio Involved In State Planning For 2024 Solar Eclipse 13. Can An Amateur Radio Handheld Stop A Train? Texas Club Averts a Train Disaster During Bicycle Race 14. Military Radio Operators Participate In Competition 15. The Straight Key Century Club Celebrates The Enrollment Of Its 25,000th Member 16. Federal Communications Commission Approves Wireless Power Transfer Technology 17. November Special Event Station To Highlight Hammerlund Radio 18. Volunteers Sought For The UK National Radio Centre 19. Amateur Radio Boot Camp Online Covers Amateur Radio Basics And More 20. The Low Down On Legal Unlicensed Experimental Long Wave Radio 21. Escratini Special DxPedition To Activate 22. IRTS Archive is seeking missing items. Can you help? 23. 20 years ago a severe geomagnetic storm hit the earth. A quick look back. 24. YOTA held special Jamborees on the internet during the height of the pandemic 25. India seeks amateur operators to assistance during emergencies Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, takes a nostalgic look back at the early search engines on the internet, and will take a look at how the internet and big tech are both good and bad. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will have some tips on general antenna mounting. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will look at "The Inherent Redundency Of A Compromise Antenna" * 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 opens up his Playbill for Part Two of the VHF Frequency Battle Of The 1940's * Rain HamCast: Special Talk by Dick Shelto W8CMY from then WBBM News Radio In Chicago * POTA/SOTA Update for this month with Vance Martin ----- 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!
Oct 23, 2021
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1181
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1181 Release Date: October 16, 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, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:50:21 Due to issues uploading to Internet Archive, this link is a temp link and will be updated later: Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1181 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. Students At UK School For Deaf Enjoy Space Chat With Astronauts On The ISS 2. Scouting's Jamboree On The Air And On The Internet Takes Place This Weekend 3. Amateur Radio Digital Communications Grant To Benefit High School Computer Science Students 4. Amateur Radio Station, K6TZ, Will Offer Visitors A Glimpse Of Island Life 5. September 2021 Volunteer Monitor Program Report 6. Author, QRP Enthusiast Rich Arland, K7SZ, Silent Key 7. The Premiere of NIGHT, The Movie 8. Oregon HamWAN To Expand Digital Communications Network 9. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars 10. New England Parks On The Air Event Set For Mid October 11. UN Day Transmission From Sweden's Alexanderson Alternator SAQ Set For October 24 12. Intrepid-DX Group Extends Youth Essay Contest Deadline 13. Special Grant Puts New Student Club Station On The Air In India 14. NASA Deep Space Atomic Clock Reaches End Of Mission 15. France Celebrates Its Youngest Amateur On Reunion Island - The RSGB Convention Is Now On Line 16. Irish Amateur Radio Exams Get A New Supervisor 17. UK amateurs are now required to comply with new EMF regulations 18. The BBC Amateur Radio Club to celebrate BBC 100 years on the air with special event GB2100BBC 19. Australian regulator ACMA releases 2x1 contest callsigns 20. South African amateurs to hold morse code contests 21. The CQ WorldWide phone and CW contests will feature new youth category Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, Leo will talk about how the internet has changed the way we travel, and, he will tell us how the New York Times thinks the internet didn't turn out the way its supposed to. * 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 methods that he has found to replace rusty bolts on a tower. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will talk about standard information exchange across 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 will take a close up look at the VHF frequency allocation battle of the mid-1940's in Part One of this special historical look back. * The Random Access File with Bill Baran, N2FNH/SK - This time, Bill talks a look at his introduction to the Radio Shack Dual Band H-T-X 420, in the way only Bill could relate. ----- 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!
Oct 16, 2021
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1180
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1180 Release Date: October 9, 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, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:43:57 Due to issues uploading to Internet Archive, this link is a temp link and will be updated later: Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1180 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. Data On Number Of Radio Amateurs Worldwide Needs Updating 2. 16th Annual ARRL Online Auction Gears Up For October 8th Kick Off 3. Delayed JAXA/Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency Epsilon Launch Set For October 7th 4. Microsoft Releases Windows Version 11 5. Amateur Radio Digital Communications Grant Provides ARESLAX With Sophisticated Noise Location Capabilities 6. ARRL Continues Its Efforts To Preserve Amateur Radio Secondary Use Of The 3 GigaHertz Band 7. The Premiere Of NIGHT, The Movie - Features Amateur Radio 8. Radio Amateurs Invited To Participate In The Antarctic Eclipse Festival In December 9. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars 10. ARRL Seeks A New Treasurer 11. New Hampshire Club To Offer Popular Ham Bootcamp Again 12. New Callsign Prefixes Assigned To The Falkland Islands 13. Amateurs Assist Mothers Of Newborn Babies In West Bengal 14. Deaf Pupils To Speak With International Space Station Crew Member In A World-First Event 15. CQWW DX Contest Presents Gains Plaque Sponsors For Youth 16. Activations Along The Appalachian Trail Light Up The Airwaves 17. Portable Operations Challenge Results Are Published 18. Loss Of A Satellite Is Announced By China 19. Live In Person Exam Sessions Are Announced By The RSGB 20. Intrepid-DX Group Extends Youth Essay Contest Deadline 21. Ireland IRTS/Comrec puts amateur radio exams out to tender 22. The 314 Meter tower (1030') at the Billsdale UK transmission site has been dropped after a major fire 23. Cuba finally publishes a list of allowed amateur radio digital modes in their country. All 321 of them. 24. The IEEE publishes a paper on the "uncertain" future of amateur radio 25. A retrospective look back at the last 100 years of radio with Steve Richards, G4HPE of Southgate News Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about the transition between analog and ones and zeros, and will have several suggestions for things to do with that old computer in the corner of the closet. * 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 things to do when you have to climb at night. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will talk about you, in the community. * 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 drops into the 1927 World Radio Conference. and how amateur radio faired in the proceeding. ----- 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!
Oct 10, 2021
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1179
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1179 Release Date: October 2, 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, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:57:27 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1179 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. New England Parks On The Air Event Set For Mid-October 2. Georgia Gets A New Section Manager; Re-Elected Section Managers Begin New Terms On October 1st 3. Amateur Radio Volunteers Assist In Major US Cycling Event 4. Many Ham Radio Organizations Represented At 2021 ARRL New England Division Convention 5. Past AMSAT President and Director, and Amateur Satellite Pioneer Tom Clark, K3IO, SK 6. Deaf Pupils Set To Speak With ISS Crew Members In A World First Event 7. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars 8. ARISS Seeks Hosts For Ham Radio Contacts With Space Station Crew 9. The RF Quietest Place in America 10. International Amateur Radio Union Region One Monitoring System Says Radio France Int'l Splatter Untenable 11. Amateurs In California Are At The Forefront Of A New Public Safety Initiative 12. Amateurs Nationwide Are Preparing For The Upcoming Annual SET/Simulated Emergency Test 13. Removal Of Amateur Satellite Allocations Are At The Forefront Of A New Proposal 14. Scientists Marks A Decade Of Logging And Watching Auroras 15. Youngsters In South Africa Celebrate A Day Of Heritage On Amateur Radio 16. Illinois Amateur Radio Clubs New Emergency Trailer Makes Its Debut On Local Television 17. Special Event To Celebrate The Worlds Largest Horseshoe Crab 18. IARU Proposes Digital Mode HF Band Re-allocation 19. Royal Air Force Cadets are running a 5 megahertz radio exercise 20. Hackaday has plans for a home brew version of a Bird Watt Meter 21. South African Radio League publishes a new propagation study 22. Solar Cycle 24 Termination Event and Update on Solar Cycle 25 23. California Amateur Radio Club Get New RFI RDF Gear 24. Norway Adds Questions To Its Amateur Radio Exam Bringing the total to sixty 25. Iceland cancels amateur radio exams due to lack of interest. 26. FCC adopts rules for the 6 GHz band, opening up 1200 MHz of spectrum for unlicensed use. Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will tell us how William Shatner, Star Trek's Captain Kirk, is scheduled to go into space, he will talk about mobile apps that spy on you and the European General Data Protection Regulation, and the future predicted by the novel 1984 is here, as your phone has become both a friend and 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 the best ways to support a coax run on your tower. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, says that the sun shines on our hobby in unexpected ways. * 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 development, and the beginnings of, amateur radio call signs * Classic RAIN: In a flash back report from the mid eighties, we will hear an interview with K7UGA, Barry Goldwater, in a discussion with Roy Neal, K6DUE, on his feelings about morse code and the then upcoming no code proposal. We will also here a short commentary by Blair Alper, KA9SEQ. ----- 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!
Oct 03, 2021
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: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://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 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: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://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 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: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://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!
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: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://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!
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: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://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!
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: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://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!
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: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://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!
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: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://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!
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: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://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!
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: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://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!
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: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://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!
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: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://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!
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: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://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!
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: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://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!
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: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://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 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: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://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 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: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://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 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: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://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 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: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://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 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: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://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 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: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://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 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: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://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 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: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://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 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: https://twiar.net/twiar.rss iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://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 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: https://twiar.net/twiar.rss iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://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 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: https://twiar.net/twiar.rss iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://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 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: https://twiar.net/twiar.rss iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://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 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: https://twiar.net/twiar.rss iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://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 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: https://twiar.net/twiar.rss iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://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 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: https://twiar.net/twiar.rss iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://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 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: https://twiar.net/twiar.rss iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://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 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: https://twiar.net/twiar.rss iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://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 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: https://twiar.net/twiar.rss iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://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 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: https://twiar.net/twiar.rss iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://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 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: https://twiar.net/twiar.rss iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://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 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: https://twiar.net/twiar.rss iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://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 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: https://twiar.net/twiar.rss iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://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 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: https://twiar.net/twiar.rss iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://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 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: https://twiar.net/twiar.rss iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://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 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: https://twiar.net/twiar.rss iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://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 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: https://twiar.net/twiar.rss iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://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 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: https://twiar.net/twiar.rss iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://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 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: https://twiar.net/twiar.rss iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://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 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: https://twiar.net/twiar.rss iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://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 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: https://twiar.net/twiar.rss iHeartRadio: http://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: http://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: http://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 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