February 24, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1269 (FIELD DAY Edition)

Release Date: June 24, 2023

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, Marvin Turner, W0MUT, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Bob Donlon, W3BOO, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Denny Haight, NZ8D, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Approximate Running Time: 1:37:00

Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service:

Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1269

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service * FIELD DAY 2023 EDITION *:

  1. Spain’s URESAT-1 Collaborative Satellite Launches on SpaceX Transporter 8
  2. SpaceX’s Transporter-8 Mission Launches a Diverse Array of Smallsat Missions
  3. European Space Agency and S5Lab Announce LEDSAT Digipeater Challenge
  4. ARISS-USA Seeks Experienced Educator For Director of Education Role
  5. Youth On The Air In International Amateur Radio Union Region 3
  6. A Possible Solution To Space Junk
  7. International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend Is Coming Up
  8. The FCC Is Preparing To Take A Fresh Look At Internet Data Caps
  9. New York State ARES Members Participate in State Communications Exercise
  10. FCC Universal Licensing System Reopened, Except Electronic Batch Filing System
  11. Women of Influence In Engineering 2023 Ham Honoree Announced
  12. Worlds Largest Hamfest HAM RADIO Exhibition Ready In Friedrichshafen Germany – Japans Ham Fair 2023
  13. Dave Kalter Memorial Youth DX Adventure Announces Special Event Station
  14. Hurricane Watch Net Continues To Monitor The Progress Of Tropical Storm Bret
  15. World Radiosport Team Championships Now Supported By Officials In Italy
  16. 13 Colonies Special Event Marks 15th Year
  17. Amateurs Assist During Cyclone Biparjoy
  18. Rapid Growth In Wideband Devices Is Topic Of FCC Policy
  19. New Ideas For National Coding Week Is Sought By The Radio Society of Great Britian
  20. 100 Year Anniversary Is Marked By Australian Amateur Group
  21. ARRL Field Day Is Here
  22. Upcoming Conventions, Contests and Ham Fests
  23. AMSAT Field Day Is Underway
  24. Legislation to remove Land Use Restrictions on amateur radio operators is re-introduced in Congress
  25. Cal Poly Amateur Radio Club hits licensing milestone with 2000th licensee, the owner of iFixit
  26. Radio Society of Great Britian receives donation of King Hussein of Jordan amateur radio equipment
  27. QRZ dot com is offering a new award

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Our technology reporter Leo Laporte, W6TWT, talks about Moore’s Law and smaller chips, and about the possible upcoming Chinese internet.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will be here with what he calls his tower and antenna short topics list.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will answer the question “Where is your community and how resilient is it?”
  • 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, by special request, Bill will returns to retell the popular story of why hams can’t drive down Weaver Street in Schenectady, New York
  • Special: CQ magazine editor Rich Moseson, W2VU, on good repeater operation for new amateurs.

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