April 17, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1281

Release Date: September 16, 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, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Marvin Turner, W0MET, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Bob Donlon, W3BOO, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Approximate Running Time: 1:54:58

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1281

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service

  1. AMSAT: World Radio Conference 2023 Will Impact Amateur Satellite Service
  2. AMSAT: ARISS USA Team Names New Director of Education
  3. AMSAT: Updated AMSAT Tri-Fold Hand Out Brochure Now Available
  4. BIPT: Belgian Amateurs Gain Small Allocation On 40 Megahertz
  5. BBC: Radio Fans In The UK Launch Petition To Save BBC Longwave Service
  6. WIA: Malaysia Airlines Missing Flight From 2014 May Have Been Found By WSPR
  7. NZART: Celebrate Grandparents On The Air On The Grandparents Grandkids Amateur Radio Net
  8. IOTA: Islands On The Air Establishes DXpedition Fund
  9. FCC: Anna Gomez Confirmed As Fifth FCC Commissioner
  10. DLARC: Digital Library of Amateur Radio and Communications Reaches 90,000 Items
  11. ARRL: Hurricane Lee: Amateur Radio Service In State Of Readiness, Activations Planned
  12. ARRL: 2023 SET Exercise To Test Skills and Emergency Preparedness
  13. ARRL: Amateur Radio Serves In Large Utah Bike Race
  14. ARRL: Changes Announced In The ARRL Louisiana Section
  15. ARRL: ARRL Has Announced That Certificates Are Now Available For New Club Level Awards
  16. ARRL: Steve Lang Will Become Head Of The U.S. Delegation To WRC-23
  17. ARRL: 2023 Route 66 On the Air Special Event Is Up and Running
  18. United States Military Is Eyeing The Possibility Of Using Wideband Above 100 GigaHertz
  19. It Is Unclear If There Were Any Amateur Radio Deployments In The Moroccan and Libyan Disasters
  20. The Planned Salvage Of The Titanic’s Wireless Equipment Is Blocked By The US Government
  21. New Investors Are Interested In Purchasing HamTestOnLine
  22. New Experimental Low Pass Filter Makes Its London Debut
  23. West Bengal Radio Club Reunites A Family After A Sixteen Year Absence
  24. Radio Station In Germany Begins Full Time Artificial Intelligence Programming
  25. Historic Town In Pennsylvania Celebrates Its 275th Birthday With A Special Event Station
  26. Upcoming contests, conventions and hamfests
  27. WOSH celebrates a birthday
  28. RAC: September is Radio Amateurs of Canadas Straight Key Month
  29. WIA: International Amateur Radio Union Region 1 will hold its next general conference in November
  30. ARRL: September is National Preparedness Month

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Our technology reporter Leo Laporte, W6TWT, reminisces about user groups, asks why do equipment manufacturers insist on ultra-bright LED’s, and about his problems with drones.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News.
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will address climbing with and for other hams.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will tell you how how to check your attenuation numbers.
  • The DX Corner with Bill Salyers, AJ8B with news on DXpeditions, DX, upcoming contests and more.
  • Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL.
  • Bill Continelli, W2XOY – The History of Amateur Radio. This week, Bill takes us back to the World Radio Conference of 1927 and looks at its effect on amateur radio.
  • The Rain Report we will listen to a talk by avid contester Mitch Stern/W1SJ, at the Dayton HamVention titled: “There is an art to cracking pile ups on the HF bands”.

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