This Week in Amateur Radio

By George Bowen, W2XBS

About this podcast   English    United States

This Week in Amateur Radio is North America's premier news magazine of the airwaves.
We're coming back from hiatus!
Along with the news, TWIAR has several weekly features including Amateur Radio History and Archives with Bill Continelli, the Random Access Thought with the late Bill Baran, Leo Laporte with tech news from TWiT, AMSAT news with Bruce Paige, and much more!
April 14, 2018
This Week in Amateur Radio #998 Here is a summary of the news trending this week. April 14, 2018 This weeks edition, is anchored by Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Fred Fitte, NF2F, and Jessica Bowen, KB2VWX. Produced and edited (and a little anchoring too) by W2XBS. Running Time: 1:16:15 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR998 Trending stories in this weeks news service: 1. New ISS Crew Member’s Ham Radio Contact to Highlight a Wider Educational Effort 2. More Frequent Spotless Days Now, Can Signal Solar Activity in the Future, Top Contester Says 3. Major Rove by Satellite Ops Could Make Rare Grids Squares Available 4. Second Public Test of FT8 DXpedition Mode Demonstrates High Contact Rates Possible 5. ARRL VEC Conducts First-Ever Amateur Radio Licensing Exam Session in Cambodia 6. World Amateur Radio Day is April 18th! 7. Broadcasting pioneer Clyde Haehnle Becomes A Silent Key At 95 8. IEEE SPECTRUM Report: FCC is Inconsistent Regarding Small Satellites 9. New ARRL CEO Comes Aboard Facing Challenges and Changes in Amateur Radio 10. Kenneth Graham, WX4KEG, is New National Hurricane Center Director 11. ARRL Rookie Roundup SSB Returns on Sunday, April 19! 12. Amateur Radio’s Service and Support Commended on National Volunteer Week 13. ARRL Searching for its Next CEO 14. More than 30,000 new ham licensees and 7000 examination sessions in 2017 15. LATE BREAKING: Art Bell W6OBB is now a silent key. Plus these Special Features This Week: On The Rails with Greg Stoddard, KF9MP Amateur Radio History Headlines with Bill Continelli, W2XOY Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, RAIN: The History Of Morse Code (Part Two of Two) with CW Historian Lewis Coe W9CNY Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige KK5DO Weekly Propagation Forecast Report Amateur Radio History Headlines with Bill Continelli, W2XOY Plus these Special Features This Week: ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar Google+: http://bit.ly/Gplus-TWIAR RSS News: http://twiar.net/twiar.rss TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in ident 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, ands 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 iTunes and Google Play. The program can also be found on YouTube via computer, RoKu, Apple TV, and Chromecast, the podcast is also available on Blubrry Podcast Hosting, Stitcher, and we are historically archived by The Internet Archive. We are also hosted by various podcast aggregators. Vist 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. Follow our special groups on FaceBook and Twitter! Search for This Week in Amateur Radio.
April 7, 2018
This Week in Amateur Radio #997 Here is a summary of the news trending this week, April 7, 2018. This week's edition is anchored by, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Amy Jo Clarke, and Jessica Bowen, KB2VWX. Produced and edited (and a little anchoring too) by W2XBS. Running Time: 1:23:25 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR997 Trending stories in this weeks news service: 1. LoTW Support for CQ Worked All Zones Award Goes Live 2. HAARP Facility to Resume Ionospheric Research this Week 3. FCC Launches New Honors Engineering Program 4. Radio Club of America Announces New Endowment 5. ARRL Public Relations Committee Gets New Leadership, Updated Mission and Goals 6. New ARRL CEO Comes Aboard Facing Challenges and Change 7. IARU Region 1 President Warns of Wireless Power Transfer Interference Threat 8. More than 30,000 New Ham Licensees and 7,000 Amateur Radio Exam Sessions in 2017 9. ARRL Searching for its Next CEO 10. Apparent First 2200-Meter Transatlantic Contact by US Radio Amateur Reported 11. CW Enthusiast Joins VP6D Ducie Island DXpedition Team 12. Suspected pirate broadcasters in New York, New Jersey, North Carolina and Florida targeted 13. FT8 DXpedition mode test will be on the air this weekend (4/7-8) 14. 2017 ARRL November Sweepestakes results are posted on the league website 15. DXCC yearbook is now online and ready to download in PDF format. 16. Wake Island Activation for the Grid Chase Contest is scheduled 17. Update on the ARRL Grid Chase Contest Plus these Special Features This Week: On The Rails with Greg Stoddard, KF9MP Amateur Radio History Headlines with Bill Continelli, W2XOY Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, RAIN: The History Of Morse Code (Part One) with CW Historian Lewis Coe W9CNY Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige KK5DO Weekly Propagation Forecast Report Amateur Radio History Headlines with Bill Continelli, W2XOY ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar Google+: http://bit.ly/Gplus-TWIAR RSS News: http://twiar.net/twiar.rss TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in ident 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, ands 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 iTunes and Google Play. The program can also be found on YouTube via computer, RoKu, Apple TV, and Chromecast, the podcast is also available on Blubrry Podcast Hosting, Stitcher, and we are historically archived by The Internet Archive. We are also hosted by various podcast aggregators. Vist 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. Follow our special groups on FaceBook and Twitter! Search for This Week in Amateur Radio.
March 31, 2018
This Week in Amateur Radio #996 Here is a summary of the news trending this week, March 30, 2018. This weeks Easter edition is anchored by, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Fred Fittee, NF2F,and Jessica Bowen, KB2VWX. Produced and edited (and a little anchoring too) by W2XBS. Running Time: 0:55:12 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR996 Trending stories in this weeks news service: 1. Space Station Slow-Scan Television System to be Active in April 2. Hamvention Setting Space Aside to Spotlight Emergency Communication Vehicles 3. Kenneth Graham, WX4KEG, Tapped as Next National Hurricane Center Director 4. Malawi 7Q7EI DXpedition Team Taking Advantage of New FT8 DXpedition Mode 5. FCC Seizes Equipment from Pirate Broadcasters in Boston 6. Out-of-control Chinese space station set to plummet to Earth 7. A Brief History of Radio Shack Plus these Special Features This Week: Amateur Radio History Headlines with Bill Continelli, W2XOY Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, RAIN: "What Is Real Amateur Radio" a commentary by Chris Rolinson/G7DDN Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige KK5DO Weekly Propagation Forecast Report Amateur Radio History Headlines with Bill Continelli, W2XOY ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar Google+: http://bit.ly/Gplus-TWIAR RSS News: http://twiar.net/twiar.rss TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in ident 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, ands 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 iTunes and Google Play. The program can also be found on YouTube via computer, RoKu, Apple TV, and Chromecast, the podcast is also available on Blubrry Podcast Hosting, Stitcher, and we are historically archived by The Internet Archive. We are also hosted by various podcast aggregators. Vist 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. Follow our special groups on FaceBook and Twitter! Search for This Week in Amateur Radio.
March 24, 2018
This Week in Amateur Radio #995 Here is a summary of the news trending this week. March 24, 2018 This weeks edition, is anchored by, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Amy Jo Clark, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, and Jessica Bowen, KB2VWX. Produced and edited (and a little anchoring too) by W2XBS. Running Time: 1:31:18 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR995 Trending stories in this weeks bulletin service: 1. Chinese Over-The-Horizon radar debuts on the forty meter band. 2. The launch of "Spacebees" satellites was unauthorized the FCC tells a California Technology Developer. 3. NASA's Parker Probe to the suns corona this summer could carry your name! We'll tell you how. 4. The ARRL plans to highlight Public Service Communications at this years edition of the HamVention. 5. Radio Amateurs Pitch In to Help as Hat Trick of Major Coastal Storms Hit Northeast. 6. 80 Young Radio Amateurs to Attend Youngsters on the Air Camp in South Africa. 7. International Space Station Astronauts Calling CQ Students. 8. HAM RADIO in Friedrichshafen Puts Scouts in the Spotlight. 9. NASA to launch parachute test off Virginia coast March 27th. 10. Australia hosts international spectrum meeting. 11. GatesAir Suspends Sale of AM Transmitters. 12. Congress May Consider More Stringent Pirate Radio Fines. 13. ARRL Seeks EC-001 Mentors. 14. Deadline Approaching to Submit Nominations for Five ARRL Awards. Plus these Special Features This Week: Amateur Radio History Headlines with Bill Continelli, W2XOY Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, RAIN: "Clandestine Communications During World War Two, Part Two with Tom Perrera W1TP Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB The Up-Coming Frequency Mesurement Test Details Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige KK5DO Weekly Propagation Forecast Report Amateur Radio History Headlines with Bill Continelli, W2XOY ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar Google+: http://bit.ly/Gplus-TWIAR RSS News: http://twiar.net/twiar.rss TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in ident 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, ands 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 iTunes and Google Play. The program can also be found on YouTube via computer, RoKu, Apple TV, and Chromecast, the podcast is also available on Blubrry Podcast Hosting, Stitcher, and we are historically archived by The Internet Archive. We are also hosted by various podcast aggregators. Vist 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. Follow our special groups on FaceBook and Twitter! Search for This Week in Amateur Radio.
March 17, 2018
This Week in Amateur Radio #994 Here is a summary of the news trending this week. March 17, 2018 This weeks edition, is anchored by, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Amy Jo Clarke, and Jessica Bowen, KB2VWX. Produced and edited (and a little anchoring too) by W2XBS. Running Time: 1:16:53 Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR994 Trending stories in this weeks bulletin service: 1. Just When You Thought It Was Safe: Chinese Over-the-Horizon Radar Appears on 40 Meters 2. South Texas SM Stepping Aside; New South Texas SM Appointed 3. Chinese Lunar-Orbit Amateur Radio Payload Could Launch this Spring 4. Launch of SpaceBEEs Unauthorized, FCC Tells California Technology Developer 5. 80 Year Old Martha's Vineyard Radio Amateur Rescued From Top Of Tower 6. Ham radio at Southend Raspberry Pi Jam in the U.K. 7. Send Your Name to the Sun Aboard NASA's Parker Solar Probe 8. Why ARRL is Recommending Enhanced HF Privileges for Technicians? 9. ARRL to Shine Spotlight on Public Service Communications at Hamvention 2018 10. FT8 DXpedition Mode Field Test Attracts Upward of 500 Participants 11. Tennessee Middle School Students Will Send a CubeSat into Space 12. Deadline Approaching to Submit Nominations for Five ARRL Awards 13. ARRL Grid Chase Update Plus these Special Features This Week: Amateur Radio History Headlines with Bill Continelli, W2XOY Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, RAIN: "Clandestine Communications During World War Two, Part-One with Tom Perrera W1TP Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige KK5DO Weekly Propagation Forecast Report Amateur Radio History Headlines with Bill Continelli, W2XOY ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar Google+: http://bit.ly/Gplus-TWIAR RSS News: http://twiar.net/twiar.rss TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in ident 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, ands 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 iTunes and Google Play. The program can also be found on YouTube via computer, RoKu, Apple TV, and Chromecast, the podcast is also available on Blubrry Podcast Hosting, Stitcher, and we are historically archived by The Internet Archive. We are also hosted by various podcast aggregators. Vist 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. Follow our special groups on FaceBook and Twitter! Search for This Week in Amateur Radio.
March 10, 2018
This Week in Amateur Radio #993 Here is a summary of the news trending this week. March 10, 2018 This weeks edition, is anchored by, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Fred Fitte, NF2F, and Jessica Bowen, KB2VWX. Produced and edited (and a little anchoring too) by W2XBS. Running Time: 1:20:43 Trending stories in this weeks bulletin service: 1. Ham Radio in Friedrichshafen Shifts to Early June this Year 2. 3Y0Z Bouvet Island Team: We’ll Be Back 3. History-Related Events Will Operate from Rare Grid in Cape Cod National Seashore 4. ARRL Repurposes AM Broadcast Transmitter for Ham Radio Use 5. Expanded ARRL Presence at HamCation Provides Room to Meet and Greet Volunteers 6. Swedish Telecoms Regulator Considering Charging Hams a Fee to Run More Than 200 Watts 7. Hamvention 2018 Announces Amateur Of The Year Award Winner 8. Hamvention 2018 Announces Club of the Year Award Winner 9. Hamvention 2018 Announces Technical Achievement, and Special Achievement Award Award Winner 10. The FCC must act to avoid a grave threat to the Global Positioning System 11. WBCQ The Planet Announces New Showcase Radio Facility. New transmitter, new antenna system. 12. Management Change Under Way at Puerto Rico’s Arecibo Observatory Plus these Special Features This Week: Amateur Radio History Headlines with Bill Continelli, W2XOY Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, RAIN: Part Two of the interview with NW7US on amateur radio and solar weather Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige KK5DO Weekly Propagation Forecast Report Amateur Radio History Headlines with Bill Continelli, W2XOY ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar Google+: http://bit.ly/Gplus-TWIAR RSS News: http://twiar.net/twiar.rss TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in ident 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, ands 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 iTunes and Google Play. The program can also be found on YouTube via computer, RoKu, Apple TV, and Chromecast, the podcast is also available on Blubrry Podcast Hosting, Stitcher, and we are historically archived by The Internet Archive. We are also hosted by various podcast aggregators. Vist 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. Follow our special groups on FaceBook and Twitter! Search for This Week in Amateur Radio.
March 3, 2018
This Week in Amateur Radio #992 Here is a summary of the news trending this week. March 03, 2018 This weeks edition, is anchored by, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Amy Jo Clarke, and Jessica Bowen, KB2VWX. Produced and edited (and a little anchoring too) by W2XBS. Running Time: 1:19:39 Trending stories in this weeks bulletin service: 1. Hamvention Online Flea Market and Inside Exhibit Reservations Open 2. 3Y0I Bouvet DXpedition Invites 3Y0Z Team to Join Forces 3. ARRL Requests Expanded HF Privileges for Technician Licensees 4. NTIA Targets Portion of 3.4 GHz Band for Potential Wireless Broadband Use 5. Two Ham Astronauts Return Safely to Earth 6. Saint Brandon Island 3B7A DXpedition Will Field Five Operating Positions 7. 2018 ARRL-TAPR Digital Communications Conference Invites Papers, Presentations 8. On-the-Air Test of New FT8 DXpedition Mode Set for Early March 9. First Tunisian individual ham radio licenses issued 10. Shoes inspired by Morse code 11. No nominations for RSGB President 12. RSGB club web-hosting service to end 13. Keep In Touch With The HamVention via text. Plus these Special Features This Week: Amateur Radio History Headlines with Bill Continelli, W2XOY Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, RAIN: We meet Solar Meteorologist Todd Hood NW7US Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige KK5DO Weekly Propagation Forecast Report ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar Google+: http://bit.ly/Gplus-TWIAR RSS News: http://twiar.net/twiar.rss TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in ident 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, ands 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 iTunes and Google Play. The program can also be found on YouTube via computer, RoKu, Apple TV, and Chromecast, the podcast is also available on Blubrry Podcast Hosting, Stitcher, and we are historically archived by The Internet Archive. We are also hosted by various podcast aggregators. Vist 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. Follow our special groups on FaceBook and Twitter! Search for This Week in Amateur Radio.
Feb. 24, 2018
This Week in Amateur Radio #991 Here is a summary of the news trending this week. February 24, 2018 This weeks edition, is anchored by, Wayne Nelms, N4LMS, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Fred Fitte, NF2F and Jessica Bowen, KB2VWX. Produced and edited (and a little anchoring too) by W2XBS. Running Time: 1:08:30 Trending stories in this weeks bulletin service: 1. Louisiana Elects New Section Manager, other appointed unopposed 2. Bouvet 3Y0Z Team Presents South African Club with Signed Banner 3. Amateur Radio Emergency Service Transitioning to New Online Reporting System 4. Postponed DXpedition to Disputed Spratlys Reset for March 5. Just in Case You Missed Z60A, More Z6 Operations are Just Ahead 6. Improving Hurricane Preparedness is National Hurricane Conference Theme 7. 3Y0I Bouvet Island DXpedition to Extend Beyond Amateur Radio 8. SpaceX launched demo satellites for its high-speed internet project 9. IARU Region 3 Disaster Communications Committee Chair Jim Linton, VK3PC, SK 10. Idaho City eases up on amateur radio restrictions 11. Still Time to Sign Up for Dayton Contest University Plus these Special Features This Week: Amateur Radio History Headlines with Bill Continelli, W2XOY Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige KK5DO Weekly Propagation Forecast Report ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar Google+: http://bit.ly/Gplus-TWIAR RSS News: http://twiar.net/twiar.rss TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in ident 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, ands 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 iTunes and Google Play. The program can also be found on YouTube via computer, RoKu, Apple TV, and Chromecast, the podcast is also available on Blubrry Podcast Hosting, Stitcher, and we are historically archived by The Internet Archive. We are also hosted by various podcast aggregators. Vist 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. Follow our special groups on FaceBook and Twitter! Search for This Week in Amateur Radio.
Feb. 17, 2018
This Week in Amateur Radio #990 Here is a summary of the news trending this week. February 17, 2018 This weeks edition, is anchored by, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, and Jessica Bowen,KB2VWX. Produced and edited (and a little anchoring too) by W2XBS. Running Time: 1:13:40 Trending stories in this weeks bulletin service: 1. Radio Amateur Named as Next President of Harvard University 2. Great Club Log Hardware Shuffle Complete 3. Ducie Island 2018 DXpedition Plans Coming Together for this Fall 4. ARRL Announces 2018 Teachers Institutes on Wireless Technology Sessions 5. Z60A Operation Has Moved Kosovo Down the Most-Wanted List a Few Notches 6. Nominations Now Open for CQ Amateur Radio, Contest, and DX Halls of Fame 7. ARRL Receives Byrd Antarctic Expedition Morse Key, Historical Materials 8. Ham Radio a Special Hobby, Young ARRL Member Tells College Publication 9. Awesome Activity for the 2018 ARRL International Grid Chase 10. ARRL Announces Mobile DXCC Operating Award 11. 3Y0I Bouvet Island DXpedition Revived 12. Sony likely to cease production of shortwave radios 13. Fine of $50K imposed on amateur op in Trinidad and Tobago 14. Wi-Fi-connected 3D-printed objects communicate without electronics 15. NBC News LeftField report says hams could save our lives in a disaster 16. D-Star One Phoenix - First D-Star communications satellite launched Plus these Special Features This Week: Ancient Amateur Archives Special on Hospital Radio with Bill Continelli, W2XOY Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB RAIN: Vermont native Mitch Stern W1SJ on breaking those large HF pileups. From 2017 HamVention Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige KK5DO Weekly Propagation Forecast Report ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar Google+: http://bit.ly/Gplus-TWIAR RSS News: http://twiar.net/twiar.rss TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in ident 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, ands 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 iTunes and Google Play. The program can also be found on YouTube via computer, RoKu, Apple TV, and Chromecast, the podcast is also available on Blubrry Podcast Hosting, Stitcher, and we are historically archived by The Internet Archive. We are also hosted by various podcast aggregators. Vist 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. Follow our special groups on FaceBook and Twitter! Search for This Week in Amateur Radio.
Feb. 10, 2018
This Week in Amateur Radio #989 Here is a summary of the news trending this week. February 10, 2018 This weeks edition, is anchored by, Amy Jo Clark, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB,, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, and Jessica Bowen, KB2VWX. Produced and edited (and a little anchoring too) by W2XBS. Running Time: 1:12:05 Trending stories in this weeks bulletin service: 1. NBC News Left Field Report Says Hams Could Save Our Lives in a Disaster 2. ARRL Foundation Announces Joel R. Miller (W7PDX) and Martha C. Miller STEM Scholarship 3. Foxes and Hounds FT8 DXpedition Mode is in the Works for WSJT-X 4. D-Star ONE Phoenix, First D-Star Communication Spacecraft, Launched 5. 3Y0Z Bouvet Island DXpedition Aborted over Safety Concerns 6. Nominations now open for the CQ Amateur Radio, Contest and DX Halls of Fame 7. OAA Seeks Comments on Discontinuing WWV-WWVH North Atlantic and N.Pacific Marine Storm Warnings 8. FCC Looking For Input on Hurricane Emergency Response 9. ARRL Announces Mobile DXCC Operating Award 10. Sisterhood of Amateur Radio Supports Girl Scouts in Obtaining Radio Wireless Patch 11. Canadian Radio Amateur Finds Resurrected NASA Satellite 12. Anticipated New Building Won’t Be Ready for Hamvention 2018, but Flea Market Could Expand 13. Elon Musk’s SpaceX will launch a sculpture so we can all see art in space 14. ARRL Comments on Technological Advisory Council Spectrum Policy Recommendations 15. ARRL Suggests the FCC intervene to insure effective antenna rights Plus these Special Features This Week: Amateur Radio History Headlines with Bill Continelli, W2XOY Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB RAIN: Attorney Fred Hopengarten K1VR on PRB-1, Deeds Convenants and Restrictions Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige KK5DO Weekly Propagation Forecast Report ----- Website: http://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar Google+: http://bit.ly/Gplus-TWIAR RSS News: http://twiar.net/twiar.rss TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: http://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in ident 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, ands 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 iTunes and Google Play. The program can also be found on YouTube via computer, RoKu, Apple TV, and Chromecast, the podcast is also available on Blubrry Podcast Hosting, Stitcher, and we are historically archived by The Internet Archive. We are also hosted by various podcast aggregators. Vist 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. Follow our special groups on FaceBook and Twitter! Search for This Week in Amateur Radio.

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