February 24, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1267

Release Date: June 10, 2023

Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week’s edition is anchored by Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Denny Haight, NZ8D, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Approximate Running Time: 1:35:18

Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service:

Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1267

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

  1. Astronauts Engage in Voice Contacts From The International Space Station
  2. New Record Set With Seventeen People In Earth Orbit Simultaneously
  3. Another Delay For Boeing’s Starliner Crew Capsule
  4. Amateurs Can Compete To Decipher Message From Mars
  5. Ham Radio Exhibition To Take Place In Friedrichshafen, Germany This Month
  6. Guam Authorities Working To Get Communications Back On Line After Typhoon Mawar
  7. House Republicans Introduce Legislation To Protect AM Radio
  8. Australian Communications and Media Authority Licencing Update
  9. Proclaiming Field Day
  10. ARRL Field Day Public Relations Tools
  11. 2023 SEA-PAC: Successful ARRL Northwestern Division Convention
  12. Satellite With World Wide Message From Pope Francis To Be Launched
  13. The Final Numbers Are In For The 2023 Dayton Hamvention
  14. Jerry Owens, W3GHO, Voice Of The Western Pennsylvania Nets, SK
  15. World Radiosport Team Championship To Operate Despite Floods In Italy
  16. The Central States VHF Society Conference Is Upcoming
  17. Celebrate The Lewis & Clark Trail On Amateur Radio
  18. Amateur Radio To Help Protect Imperiled Forest In India
  19. HamFest India Organizers Choose 2023 Event Site In Gujarat
  20. Spaceport America is facing a possible FCC fine after being accused of pirate radio broadcasting
  21. Upcoming conventions, hamfests, and contests.
  22. Advice on how to work AMSAT Field Day from Bruce Paige KK5DO
  23. The Northern California DX Foundation to offer $100K for solutions to deliberate QRM
  24. California amateur radio operator faces $24K fine to deliberate disruptions to Western Friendship Association Net
  25. The ARRL is elected to serve on SafeCom
  26. Gear Up for Field Day June 24 – 25, 2023
  27. The ARRL Foundation is now accepting applications for grants during June
  28. Volunteer amateurs are sought for the 2023 running of the Hurricane Watch Net

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Our technology reporter Leo Laporte, will talk about how most people do not back up. And he will propose that you back up your data while listening to this program each week.
  • 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 with me when I climb the tower?”
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will talk about Accolades In Amateur Radio.
  • Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL
  • Bill Continelli, W2XOY – The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns to begin his series, The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill continues his series on amateur radios Fallen Flags. This week, Bill takes a look at the equipment and legacy that was Hallicrafters.

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