This Week in Amateur Radio

This Week in Amateur Radio
By George Bowen, W2XBS
About this podcast
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!

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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.
Feb. 3, 2018
This Week in Amateur Radio #988 Here is a summary of the news trending the week of February 3, 2018. Here is a summary of the news trending this week. February 03, 2018 This weeks edition, is anchored by,Amy Jo Clark, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, and Jessica Bowen, KB2VWX. Produced and edited by W2XBS. Running Time: 1:26:11 DOWNLOAD HERE: http://bit.ly/TWIAR988 Trending stories in this weeks bulletin service: 1. Canadian Radio Amateur Finds Resurrected NASA Satellite 2. Anticipated New Building Won’t Be Ready for Hamvention 2018, but Flea Market Could Expand 3. ARRL to Offer Expanded Orlando HamCation Presence February 9-11 4. Work Progressing to Incorporate CQ Magazine’s WAZ Award Program into LoTW 5. Dominica Post-Disaster Needs Assessment Cites Amateur Radio’s Role post Maria 6. USA ARDF Championships Set for June 13-17 in California 7. Elon Musk’s SpaceX will launch a sculpture so we can all see art in space 8. Senator praises role of amateur radio operators 9. ARRL Comments on Technological Advisory Council Spectrum Policy Recommendations 10. ARRL Suggests FCC May Need to Intervene to Ensure Effective Antenna Rights 11. Bouvet Island So Near, Yet So Far Away 12. ARRL Hudson Division Director Promotes Amateur Radio Parity Act Before Senate Committee 13. Kristen McIntyre, K6WX, Appointed ARRL Pacific Division Vice Director 14. Volunteers Invited to Assist in 2018 Boston Marathon 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: Dayton Hamvention talk by Brandon Palquin from NOAA on Amateur Radio/NOAA Interaction 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.
Jan. 27, 2018
This Week in Amateur Radio #987 Here is a summary of the news trending this week. January 27, 2018. This weeks edition, is anchored by, Wayne Nelms,N3LMS, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, and Jessica Bowen, KB2VWX. Produced and edited by W2XBS. Running Time: 1:18:49 DOWNLOAD HERE: http://bit.ly/TWIAR987 Trending stories in this weeks bulletin service: 1. Board Re-Elects Rick Roderick, K5UR, as ARRL President; Barry Shelley, N1VXY, is CEO-Elect 2. AREDN Donates Mesh Networking Equipment to ARRL 3. Mode Usage Evaluation: 2017 was the Year When Digital Modes Changed Forever 4. ARRL Board of Directors Agrees to Review of Conduct Code for Directors 5. Amendment to ARRL DXCC Rules Will Expand DXCC List 6. Co-Launched CubeSats Settling Into Orbits, Missions 7. Secretive Numbers Stations Persist on HF 8. Kristen McIntyre, K6WX, Appointed ARRL Pacific Division Vice Director 9. Fox-1D (AO-92) Now Commissioned, Open for Amateur Use 10. Puerto Rico, US Virgin Island Amateurs are International Humanitarian Award Winners 11. Nominations Solicited for Six ARRL Awards 12. ARISS Space Station APRS Packet System Currently Off Line 13. ARRL Hudson Division Director Promotes Amateur Radio Parity Act Before Senate Committee 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: Opinions and commentary with QZB Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety with Greg Stoddard, KF9MP 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.
Jan. 20, 2018
This Week in Amateur Radio #986 Here is a summary of the news trending the week of January 20, 2018. Here is a summary of the news trending this week. January 20, 2017. This weeks edition is anchored by, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, and Jessica Bowen, KB2VWX. Produced and edited by W2XBS. Running Time: 1:20:27 DOWNLOAD HERE: http://bit.ly/TWIAR986 Trending stories in this weeks bulletin service: 1. Two More US Educational Organizations Move into Phase 2 of ARISS Selections 2. Permanent WSPR beacon in Antarctica Now on the Air 3. Department of Defense Interoperability Communication Exercise Deemed a Succes 4. Florida Ham Radio Club Aids Homeless During Cold Snap 5. Registration Now Open for HamSCI Workshop Aimed at Hams and Space Science/Weather Researchers 6. Auction of spectrum in the 2.3 and 3.4 GHz bands In The U.K. 7. ARRL CEO Tom Gallagher, NY2RF, announces his retirement 8. FCC Approves WattUp Long-Range Wireless Charging 9. WKRP In Cincinnati Creator Hugh Wilson SK 10. Congress Wants In On Fake EAS Investigation. 11. ARRL Board of Directors to Meet this weekend 12. FCC Announces Plans for Partial Government Shutdown 13. Theme for 2018 HamVention announced. 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: A gem from the RAIN archive entitled My Early Days by broadcaster Dick Helton, W9CTY Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety with Greg Stoddard, KF9MP 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.
Jan. 13, 2018
This Week in Amateur Radio #985 Here is a summary of the news trending the week of January 13, 2018. This weeks edition is anchored by, George B, W2XBS, Fred Fitte, NF2F, and Jessica Bowen, KB2VWX. Produced and edited by W2XBS. Running Time: 1:12:25 Trending stories in this weeks bulletin service: 1. NCVEC Releases New Technician License Question Pool into the Public Domain 2. FEMA Region 10 Communication Exercises Will Make Use of 60 Meters 3. Fox-1D Satellite Set to Launch this Week, China to Launch Five New CubeSats 4. Nominations Sought for Philip J. McGan Memorial Silver Antenna Award 5. FCC Cites Auto Dealership for Causing Harmful Interference to Cell Phone Site 6. Radio Amateurs Track Major East Coast Winter Storm 7. Indonesian Pirates on 7 MHz Heard in Europe 8. ZS8Z on Marion Island Off the Air, Science Team in Survival Mode 9. Theme For 2018 HamVention Is Announced 10. Club Group Will Operate W1AW for Winter Field Day 11. FCC to Consider Cellphone ‘Geo-Targeting’ for Emergency Alerts 12. Second Annual AM Rally Special Event Set for February 2-4 Weekend 13. Quantum Radio may offer new twist on communicating in problematic conditions 14. California's Thomas Fire response demonstrates amateur radios social media value 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: HamVention talk by Frosty Oden on mountain top repeaters Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety with Greg Stoddard, KF9MP 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. We are hosted by various podcast aggregators like Stitcher too. 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.
Jan. 6, 2018
This Week in Amateur Radio #984 Here is a summary of the news trending this week. January 6, 2018. This weeks edition is anchored by, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Don Hulick, K2ATJ,and Jessica Bowen, KB2VWX. Produced and edited (and a little anchoring too) by W2XBS. Running Time: 1:14:35 DOWNLOAD HERE: http://bit.ly/TWIAR984 Trending stories in this weeks bulletin service: 1. Young Washington Radio Amateur Debuts Her Call Sign on HF, Hands Out Her Grid Square on Opening Day 2. Second Annual AM Rally Special Event Set for February 2-4 Weekend 3. Quantum Radio May Offer New Twist on Communicating in Problematic Environments 4. Thomas Fire Response Also Demonstrates Amateur Radio’s Social Media Value 5. Radio Amateurs of Canada, Radioamateur du Québec to Collaborate 6. Hamvention 2018 Tickets Now Available Online 7. Wisconsin FT8 Enthusiast Completes DXCC on New Mode 8. Thousands Getting Their Grids On! 9. Radio Amateur Receives Patent for "Cloaking" Technology 10. Large Donations Making Bouvet 3Y0Z DXpedition a Reality; Team Eager to Get Under Way 11. Urban Explorers’ Video Reveals Largely Unseen Side of Hara Arena 12. End of the telegram service 13. No Sunspots means challenging propagation 14. 98% pass rate for radio amateurs upgrading in Cuba 15. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai canceled his appearance at CES because of death threats 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: RFI in mobile and base installations with Gerry Stanford/N8YMP Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety with Greg Stoddard, KF9MP 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. We are hosted by various podcast aggregators like Stitcher too. 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.
Dec. 30, 2017
This Week in Amateur Radio #983 - Expanded Holiday Edition Here is a summary of the news trending this week. Decemner 30, 2017. This week's edition is anchored by, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, and Jessica Bowen, KB2VWX. Produced and edited (and a little anchoring too) by W2XBS. Running Time: 1:29:38 DOWNLOAD HERE: http://bit.ly/TWIAR982 Trending stories in this week's bulletin service: 1. Alabama Governor Kay Ivey Makes Ham Radio Debut with State’s Bicentennial Call Sign 2. Norway Completes Transition to Digital Audio Broadcasting 3. Philippine Radio Amateurs Activate for Weather Emergencies 4. School Field Trip to The Gambia to Include DXpedition 5. New ARRL Section Manager Appointed in North Dakota 6. ARRL International Grid Chase Kicks Off with the New Year! Prepare to Get Your Grid On! 7. Urban Explorers’ Video Reveals Largely Unseen Side of Hara Arena 8. Radio Amateur Receives Patent for "Cloaking" Technology 9. Radio Amateurs Continue to Plumb the Spectral Depths Plus these Special Features This Week: HOLIDAY SPECIAL: Monologue with Jean Sheperd K2ORS (SK) FROM WOR Radio The Grid Chase Challenge begins in two weeks with Steve Ford, WB8IMY Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB RAIN: Special Announcement From Dayton HamVention and "A Hams Christmas" Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety with Greg Stoddard, KF9MP 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 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. We are hosted by various podcast aggregators like 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.
Dec. 23, 2017
This Week in Amateur Radio #981/982 Here is a summary of the news trending this week. Decemner 23, 2017. This weeks edition is anchored by, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF,Will Rogers, K5WLR, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, and Jessica Bowen, KB2VWX. Produced and edited (and a little anchoring too) by W2XBS. Running Time: 1:13:12 DOWNLOAD HERE: http://bit.ly/TWIAR982 Trending stories in this weeks bulletin service: 1. FCC Proposes $25,000 Fine for Breaking Now-Voluntary Labeling Rules 2. Norway Completes Transition to Digital Audio Broadcasting 3. Logbook of the World to Add Support for CQ WAZ Award 4. Radio Anniversaries Abound in December 5. South African Radio League to Host 2018 YOTA Camp 6. Goldfarb Scholarship Winner Accepts “Amazing Opportunity” to Intern for NASA 7. Amateur Radio Volunteers Active in Latest Round of California Wildfires 8. One of Oldest US Radio Stations to Go Dark 9. FCC Penalizes Marketer of Ham-Band Drone Audio-Visual Transmitters 10. More Room to be Available for Hamvention® at Greene County Fairgrounds and Expo Center 11. Vietnam Vet, Radio Amateur Granted Dying Wish to Get on the Air One More Time 12. Christmas Caroling via HF from Antarctica Set for December 23rd 13. January 1st Hosts Events for Legacy Keys - SKN/Straight Key Night 14. New digital mode FT8 puts beacon off air 15. New Changes take effect on latest issue of QST Plus these Special Features This Week: "A Christmas Packet" with the late Bill Baran, N2FNH "A Hams Christmas" The Grid Chase Challenge begins in two weeks with Steve Ford, WB8IMY Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB RAIN: Talk given by Noted Contester Tim Duffy K3LR on his Mid West Contesting Antenna Farm Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety with Greg Stoddard, KF9MP 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. We are hosted by various podcast aggregators like Stitcher too. 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.