February 24, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1268

Release Date: June 17, 2023

Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week’s edition is anchored by CTerry Saunders, N1KIN, Denny Haight, NZ8D, Don Hulink, K2ATJ, Will Rogers, K5WLR, William Savacool, K2SAV, Bob Donlon,W3BOO, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Approximate Running Time: 1:34:22

Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service:

Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1268

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

  1. FCC Universal Licensing System is offline.
  2. Researchers Create The First Wooden Transistor
  3. Summits On The Air Exhibitor Stand at upcoming HAM RADIO Friedrichshafen 2023 Hamfest
  4. Legislation to Remove Private Land Use Restrictions on Amateur Radio Introduced in Congress
  5. NASA Team Sets New Space-to-Ground Laser Communication Record
  6. 2023 Field Day: T-Minus 1 Week!
  7. Amateur Radio Helps Air Show Fly High In Tennessee
  8. Cal Poly Amateur Radio Club Achieves 2,000th License Milestone
  9. Annual 13 Colonies Special Event Station Coming Up
  10. Radio Society of Great Britain Receives Donation Of King Hussein of Jordan’s Radio Equipment
  11. Amateur Radio Digital Communications Grants Aid Balloon Tracking, 4-H Youth
  12. Amateur Radio Serves An Important Role In Seattle Disaster Drill
  13. Field Day Satellite Operations – Several satellites operational during Field Day
  14. Guyana Is The Sight For A Troup Of Young DxPeditioners
  15. Amateur Radio Plays A Role During A Rescue In Idaho
  16. New Director of Education Is Sought By ARISS-USA
  17. GNU Radio Conference 23 To Be Held In Arizona Is In Search Of Presenters
  18. QRZ.com Offers New Award
  19. Pope’s Message Of Hope Launched Into Space To Orbit Earth
  20. Radio Society of Great Britain Distance Learning For Full Licence Exam
  21. Upcoming contests, conventions and hamfests
  22. Annual Ham Radio Exhibition to take place in Friedrichshafen Germany this month
  23. Australian Communications and Media Authority to take over amateur radio licensing
  24. The ARRL is Proclaiming Field Day
  25. The league offers Field Day public relations tools
  26. 2023 Sea-Pac is in the books, it was a successful ARRL Northwestern Division Convention
  27. The ARRL Foundation is accepting applications for grants in June

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Our technology reporter Leo Laporte W6TWT, answers the question when is it time to buy a new router, and talks about NASS, or Network Attached Storage
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will discuss the best way to safely work on tower sidearms.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, asks “What is amateur radios legacy?”
  • Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL
  • Bill Continelli, W2XOY – The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns to his series, The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill continues his series on amateur radios Fallen Flags, with a close up look at Hammerlund.

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