September 23, 2023

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1272

Release Date: July 15, 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, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, William Savacool, K2SAV, Bob Donlan, W3BOO, Terry Saunders, N1KIN, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Approximate Running Time: 1:53:53

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

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Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service

  1. AMSAT: 2023 AMSAT Space Symposium First Call for Papers
  2. AMSAT: Ariane 5 Rockets Into Retirement: Europe’s Workhorse Completes Final Mission
  3. AMSAT: CubeSats Deploy From ISS: Nanoracks Mission Advances Science and Education
  4. AMSAT: ROSCOSMOS Successfully Deploys Forty Three Satellites In Latest Soyuz 2.1b Launch
  5. WIA: Scientists Announce Discovery Of Cosmic Low Pitched Hum
  6. WIA: Czech Radio Club Announces Youth On The Air Camp
  7. ARRL: Commercial Interests Petition FCC For High Power Allocation On Shortwave Spectrum
  8. ARRL: World Radiosport Team Championship Coming To The United Kingdom In 2026
  9. ARRL: Careers for Hams: ARRL Is Now Hiring
  10. ARRL: Teachers Gather For STEM Training At ARRL Headquarters
  11. ARRL: 2023 YOTA Summer Camp Is Ready To Go!
  12. ARRL: Dual Contests Make For Busy HF Weekend
  13. ARRL: Kopernik Science Center Summer Camp Balloon Launch
  14. ARRL: Bob Wertz, NF7E Receives ARRL DXCC Honors
  15. Scouts Are On The Air For Their National Jamboree
  16. Emissions From Satellite Constellations Are Confirmed In This Study
  17. Well Known DX’er George Chliyants, UY5XE, Becomes A Silent Key
  18. Prague Radio Camp Welcomes Very Young Into Amateur Radio
  19. DXpeditioner To Rockall Is Rescued Successfully
  20. Now Retired Aircraft Is Recognized In Coast To Coast Event
  21. FCC Calls Out More Pirate Radio Operators
  22. FCC Proposes Expansion Of Short Range Radar Operation
  23. Scientists Invent A Paper Battery – Just Add Water
  24. Upcoming Contests, Conventions and HamFest Listing
  25. AMSAT: Amsat Announces Candidates For 2023 Board of Directors
  26. ARRL: Call For Nominations For ARRL Directors and Vice Directors – Part One
  27. ARRL: Call For Nominations For ARRL Directors and Vice Directors – Part Two
  28. ARRL: Technicians Now Is The Time To Upgrade To General Class
  29. ARRL: International Amateur Radio Union Administrative Council Met In Germany This Month

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Our technology reporter this week, Rich DeMuro, will introduce us to Metas latest app that is taking the tech world by storm, Threads.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • The DX Corner for the latest news in the world of DX, DXpeditions, and contests with Bill Salyers, AJ8B.
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will discuss the safest ways to climb your tower, or a commercial tower at night.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will talk about The Nature and Ownership of Information in the world of amateur radio.
  • Weekly Propagation Forecast from Tadd Cook, K7RA
  • Bill Continelli, W2XOY – The History of Amateur Radio. The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill wraps up his two part series with a lot more information on the history of amateur radio repeaters

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