April 17, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1270

Release Date: July 1, 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, Bob Donlon, W3BOO, 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: 1:29:28

Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service:

Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1270

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service

  1. Ofcom Proposes Multitude of Changes to Licensing Framework
  2. FCC Sets Transmission Path for Next Gen TV Simulcasts, Multicasts, And Has Projected ATSC 1.0 Sunset Date
  3. Harbin Institute of Technology Developing New Lunar Amateur Radio Satellite
  4. How Many Satellites Can We Safely Fit In Earth Orbit?
  5. ISS/SpaceX Crew Seven Named. Will Serve Six Months On The ISS
  6. FCC ULS System Restored To 100%
  7. 2023 ARRL Field Day Was A Success
  8. ARRL Field Day Banner Winner Announced
  9. 2023 AMSAT Field Day Results
  10. New ARRL Section Managers Prepare For New Terms
  11. HAM RADIO In Friedrichshafen, Germany Draws International Crowd
  12. The Big Bang Theory Antenna Lives On
  13. Two Upcoming Special Event Stations
  14. Four Members Of The ARRL Headquarters Staff Are Celebrating Accomplishments In Amateur Radio This Week
  15. Compete For An Award By Hunting A WRTC Competitor
  16. Application Window For New Low Power FM Stations Is Set By The FCC
  17. FCC to Vote On FM6 “Franken” Stations At Upcoming July Meeting
  18. United States Navy Plans On Upgrading HF Based Radar Systems
  19. OSCAR Satellite Convention In India Draws Many Enthusiasts
  20. National Institute of Amateur Radio Celebrates Forty Years
  21. European Space Agency and 55Labs announce LEDSAT Digipeater Challenge
  22. The FCC is preparing to take a fresh look at internet data caps
  23. Upcoming conventions, and hamfests

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • PREMIER: Weekly DXing, DXpedition and contest update with Bill Salyers, AJ8B
  • Our technology reporter Leo Laporte, W6TWT, finds that millennials have made a fantastic new discovery – free over the air TV, and he asks what exactly is high tech?
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, promises to be very generic this week and cover what he calls some basic antenna mounting tips.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, covers “Planning and Making Lemonade”.
  • Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL
  • Bill Continelli, W2XOY – The History of Amateur Radio. The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill concludes his series on amateur radios Fallen Flags with a look at Herb Johnson, W6QKI, the founder of Swan Electronics. Who began by marketing ham radio gear from his garage in Benson, Arizona.

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