July 15, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1291

Release Date: November 25, 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, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Marvin Turner, W0MET, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Michael LaMontain, KE2AWY, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Approximate Running Time: 2:01:22

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

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Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service

  1. HACK: High Altitude Balloon To Fly During Solar Eclipse / NASA Recruiting Ham Citizen Science
  2. AMSAT: 2023 AMSAT Space Symposium & Annual General Meeting Proceedings Now Available
  3. AMSAT: SpaceX Launches Ninth Rideshare Mission / Over 100 Satellites Deployed With Falcon 9
  4. AMSAT: AMSAT-EA’s HADES-D Satellite Awaiting Deployment From ION Orbital Transfer Vehicle
  5. AMSAT: ROM-3 Romanian High School Team’s Satellite Soars To Success In Latest SpaceX Launch
  6. AMSAT: Satellite Shorts From All Over
  7. WIA: HD Radio Passes 100 Million Car Mark
  8. ARRL: Florida Hams Make Contact 100 Miles Apart Via 10 Meter Repeater… In Switzerland.
  9. ARRL: ARRL Announces The Results Of The 2023 ARRL Division Elections
  10. ARRL: 2023 Fall Section Manager Election Results
  11. ARRL: Giving Thanks In The Year Of The Volunteers
  12. ARRL: Giving Tuesday: The Future Of Amateur Radio Needs You
  13. ARRL: Tucson Amateur Packet Radio Will Hold An Online Mini-Digital Communications Conference
  14. University of Scranton New Amateur Radio Tower Helps Station Prepare For Upcoming Eclipse
  15. Well Known Amateur And Chicago Broadcaster Orrin Brand, K9KEK, SK
  16. West Bengal Amateurs Reunite Missing Father With His Family After 24 Years
  17. Celebrating Growing Accessibility For Disabled Amateurs
  18. The IEEE Says Radio Waves Can Diagnose Climate Issues
  19. How About A QSO With The Winners Of The Krenkel Medal
  20. Slovakian CubeSat Is Named After Businessman’s Daughter..And It’s Pink
  21. World Radiocommunications Conference 2023 begins in Dubai
  22. ARRL: Former Illinois Section Manager Tom Ciciora, KA9QPN, SK
  23. ARRL: Clubs In Colorado To Host Santa On The Air
  24. ARRL: ARRL hails FCC action to remove symbol rate restrictions
  25. ARRL: The University of Scranton Amateur Radio Club, W3USR, gets a facelift
  26. ARRL: The 16th annual santa net will be on the air between Thanksgiving and Christmas
  27. U.S. National Telecommunications and Information Administration targets five bands for expanded spectrum use

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Our technology reporter Leo Laporte W6TWT will take a look at dark fiber, and why he thinks bits should be free…
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, says we have failed to simulate.
  • 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 starts a series on the history of amateur radio repeaters.
  • Courtesy of The Rain Report, we’ll travel back in time for a talk from Radio historian Scott Childers – W9CHI as he relates a short history of “The Big 89”, in Chicago, WLS.

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