July 17, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1287

Release Date: October 28, 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, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Marvin Turner, W0MET, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Denny Haight, NZ8D, Bob Donlon, W3BOO, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Approximate Running Time: 1:59:24

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

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Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service

  1. AMSAT: AMSAT Board Appoints Officers, Hears Reports
  2. AMSAT: ESTCube-2 Fails To Deploy After Launch
  3. AMSAT: Scientists Confirm Ancient Solar Storm
  4. AMSAT: Satellite Shorts From All Over
  5. WIA: World Radio Conference 2023 Starts Next Month
  6. WIA: Mysterious Radio Signals Coming From Space
  7. FCC: FCC Seeks Alternative Delivery Options For Wireless Alerts
  8. Lookout Mountain Wildfire Also Affected Ham Radio Operators; Fire Said To Be Contained
  9. ARRL: FCC To Vote On Removing Symbol Rate Restrictions
  10. ARRL: Speak Up For Your Spectrum: 60-Meter Band Comments Due To The FCC By October 30th, 2023
  11. ARRL: Amateur Radio STEM Education Takes Center Stage At Pacificon
  12. ARRL: $31k Raised For Education From ARRL Online Auction
  13. ARRL: ARISS Is Planning Their 40th Anniversary Celebration Conference
  14. QSO’s With Russian Amateurs On The Six Meter Band Is Deemed Legal
  15. Missouri Repeater System Receives Grant For Upgrades
  16. YL’s Throughout Australia Prepare For ALARA Meeting This November
  17. 80 Years On The Air Is Celebrated By UK Shortwave Broadcast Site
  18. Wisconsin Jamboree On The Air Weekend Earns Scout Merit Badges
  19. Swedish Historic Station SAQ Transmitted On UN Day
  20. Shortwave Event Is Being Held By Station In Taiwan
  21. Ham Radio Boot Camp Is Coming Up
  22. NASA: NASA announces the sun is in the process of losing (or reversing) its magnetic poles
  23. ARDC is seeking volunteers to fill its committees for 2024
  24. Gigaparts to open a 55,000 square foot super store in Huntsville, Alabama
  25. ARRL: Amateurs show major concern about the Shortwave Modernization Proposal
  26. FCC: October 2023 Volunteer Monitoring Program report

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Our technology reporter Leo Laporte, W6TWT will be here to discuss Moore’s Law and its effect on tomorrows computer chips, and will ask exactly what is high tech?
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, puts aside his climbing gear and takes his amateur transceivers On The Rails as he talks about operating amateur radio while taking a cross country trip on a train.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, wants to talk about nise this week
  • 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. Bill returns to begin his series, The Anicent Amateur Archives, this week, this week, Bill takes The Wayback Machine back to April 5th, 1965 to the mid-sixties and takes a close-up look at Incentive Licensing.
  • Will stop by and visit with Bill Salyers, AJ8B in the DX Corner, with all the latest news on DXpeditions, DX, upcoming contests, and more..
  • We will introduce you to John Brake who at an early age sold tools to HeathKit, one of which was the Nut Starter. So what happened to John Brake? And the little tool that could…and still does? John is currently CEO of Desko Industries in Chino, California. Hap Holly, KC9RP interviews John this week and gets all the details on the NutStarter.

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