February 24, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1273

Release Date: July 22, 2023

Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week’s edition is anchored by Terry Saunders, N1KIN, Denny Haight, NZ8D, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Marvin Turner, W0MET, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Approximate Running Time: 1:45:13

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1273

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service

  1. AMSAT: AMSAT Board of Directors Voting Has Begun
  2. AMSAT: Space Shuttle Remembered
  3. AMSAT: Historical Space Tour Before Orlando Hamcation
  4. AMSAT: ARISS-USA Seeks Director Of Education
  5. Receiving Unintentional Voice Transmissions From GPS Satellites
  6. Amateur Radio Helps Locate Two Missing Children In Southland New Zealand
  7. FCC: For The First Time, Free Over-the-air TV Will Be Delivered By 5G Thanks to FCC Approval
  8. IARU: Working Party 4C Has Difficulties Over 23 Centimeter Band, Other IARU News and Happenings
  9. HACK: The Proliferation Of LED Wristbands At Concert Venues
  10. ARRL: ARRL CEO David Minster, NA2AA, Interviewed on W1DED in Maine YouTube Channel
  11. FCC Recruiting Field Agents
  12. ARRL UPDATE: Commercial Interests Petition FCC For High Power Allocation On Shortwave Spectrum
  13. ARRL: Kansas Hams To Operate Net For National Sunflower Day
  14. ARRL: Slow Scan TV Experiment With ARRL Planned For Amateur Radio On The International Space Station
  15. ARRL: Amateur Radio Supports Oregon Disaster Airlift Response Team
  16. ARRL: Summits On The Air 2023: North America
  17. ARRL: Amateur Radio Operators Needed For A Real-World Experiment During Upcoming Solar Eclipse Events
  18. RSGB In The United Kingdom Produces Video Explaining Sweeping Changes To Amateur Radio
  19. Australian Amateurs In Store For Band Access Changes
  20. India Successfully Launches Its Moon Lander
  21. Computer Hacker Kevin Mitnick, N6NHG, SK
  22. Popular Southern California Electronic Retailer Is Closing
  23. UK Regulator Ofcom Seeks Comments On Hybrid Sharing Of Six Gigahertz Band
  24. A World War Two Re-Enactment Drill Will Feature Amateur Radio Operators
  25. FCC Set To Vote On Proposed Power Increase For Digital FM
  26. Amateur Radio Digital Communications Grant Allows Upgrade To Radio Museum Amateur Station
  27. ARRL reminds amateurs about Field Day scoring submission deadline
  28. Upcoming Contests and Convention Listing
  29. A quick look at the upcoming HamGrab balloon launch
  30. AMSAT: 2023 AMSAT Space Symposium issues its first call for papers
  31. ARRL: WRTC Coming to the United Kingdom in 2026
  32. ARRL: Careers For Hams – The ARRL is hiring
  33. FCC: FCC calls out more pirate radio operators and bad actors on the amateur bands
  34. FCC: FCC proposes expansion of Short Range Radar operations

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Our technology reporter this week, Rich DeMuro, will introduce us to Meta’s 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 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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