February 22, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1275

Release Date: August 5, 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, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Marvin Turner, W0MET, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, William Savacool, K2SAV, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Approximate Running Time: 1:57:25

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1275

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service

  1. AMSAT: 2023 AMSAT-UK Colloquium Set For Weekend Of October 14th, 2023
  2. AMSAT: CubeSat: Celebrating 20 Years Of Transforming Space Access
  3. AMSAT: ARRL Releases LoTW Configuration 11.25 With LEDSAT Support
  4. AMSAT: US Air Force Research Laboratory Present Annual Hack A Satellite Competition
  5. NEWS: Forging Taiwan’s Civil Defense With Amateur Radio
  6. WIA: When Push Comes To Shove, RSGB Proposes Hybrid Sharing Of Frequencies.
  7. FCC: FCC Chair Pitches Spectrum Rules for Commercial Space Launches
  8. ARRL: Royal Naval Amateur Radio Society Commemorated 30 Years
  9. ARRL: ARRL Files Comments Against Seriously Flawed HF Rules Petition
  10. ARRL: Amateur Radio Operators Can Help With HAARP Experiment
  11. ARRL: National Lighthouse Day 2023 & National Lighthouse-Lightship Weekend
  12. ARRL: Route 66 On The Air Special Event On September 9 – 17, 2023
  13. Ohio’s Popular Fair Radio Sales Going Out Of Business
  14. Amateurs Respond To Massive Mudslides In India
  15. Famous Canadian Broadcaster Roy McFadyen, VE3YXY / VY1RM – SK
  16. British Satellite Returns Home Via European Space Agency Guided Re-entry
  17. Antenna Issues Plaque The Voyager 2 Spacecraft
  18. DRM Radio Launches With A New Transmitter Project In Pakistan
  19. New York City Police Have Announced Intent To Encrypt Its Radio Signals
  20. ARRL: ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR, Releases A Message To Members On ARRL Dues Increase
  21. WIA: International Amateur Radio Union Region One Reports On Interference On The 30 Meter Band
  22. NEWS: QSO Today Virtual Ham Exposition Transforms Into The QSO Today Academy Coming In September
  23. FCC: FCC wants a new faster online speed standard saying 25/3 is not fast enough anymore
  24. ARRL: Hurricane Watch Net is seeking bilingual or trilingual net control operators for this season
  25. ARRL: San Max Patronal Celebration 2023 will take place for all of August 2023
  26. Upcoming Conventions, Hamfests and Contest listing.

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Our technology reporter Leo Laporte, W6TWT, says that computers, screens and processors have all vastly improved over the decades with one important exception. Keyboards.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will discuss Tower Vocabulary
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, is asking Will the real inventor of morse code, please stand up!
  • The DX Corner with our own DX Specialist, Bill Salyers, AJ8B who will tell us about the latest news on DXpeditions, contests, and more.
  • Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL
  • Bill Continelli, W2XOY – The History of Amateur Radio, The Ancient Amateur Archives. This week, Bill will discuss the history behind, and introduce us to, the patron saint of amateur radio as we look back at the history of Sir Maximilian Kolbe.
  • We will feature a talk given at the Dayton HamVention by Mitch Stern, W1SJ, on proper repeater etiquette.

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