July 15, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1294

Release Date: December 16, 2023

Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week’s edition is anchored by Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Michael Lamontain, KE2AWY, Bob Donlon, W3BOO, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Approximate Running Time: 1:57:28

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

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Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service

  1. WRC-23: WRC-23 Days 11+12/Week 3: The Future Beckons
  2. AMSAT: Proposal Submitted To The European Space Agency For Geostationary Microwave Amateur Payload
  3. AMSAT: ARISS Celebrates 40th Anniversary Of Owen Gariott’s Landmark STS-9 Operation
  4. AMSAT: Satellite Shorts From All Over
  5. Ofcom UK: Ofcom Nabs Individual Causing Harmful Interference On The Amateur Bands
  6. WIA: Historic Transmitter In Sweden To Transmit Traditional Christmas Message
  7. WRC-23: WRC-23 Reaches Acceptable Conclusion On 23 Centimeter Issue
  8. NASA: NASA Receives Laser Beamed Message From 10 Million Miles Away
  9. RW: Ham Radio Operators Give KNYO A Boost After Tower Collapse
  10. QRZ: 12 Days Of Christmas On Air Special Event
  11. ARRL: ARRL National Convention Coming To HamVention 2024 In Xenia
  12. ARRL: Harborcreek Student Led ARISS Contact A Success
  13. YOTA: Youth On The Air Summer Camp 2024 To Be Held In Americas
  14. WIA: Class License Format To Begin On New Years In Australia
  15. UK Ofcom: Ofcom Amateur Radio Licensing Changes Upcoming In 2024 For UK Amateurs
  16. DLARC Has A Christmas Wish List And More
  17. Have A World Radiosport Team Championship Organizer At Your Next Club Meeting
  18. European Space Agency Looking At Possible Amateur Payload On An Upcoming Satellite
  19. Australian Amateur Makes A New Online Study Guide Available
  20. New Year Long Award Program Is Launched By US Islands Program
  21. “A Hams Christmas” read by Bill Contineeli, W2XOY
  22. Upcoming conventions, hamfests, and contest listing
  23. ARRL: ARDC and ARRL Announce $2.1 million for the next generation of Amateur Radio – Part One
  24. ARRL: ARDC and ARRL Announce $2.1 million for the next generation of Amateur Radio – Part Two
  25. FCC: FCC Senators Markey, Blackburn send a letter to the FCC on the 12 gigahertz proceeding
  26. NCVEC: New amateur extra class question pool is released to be become effective on July 01, 2024
  27. ARRL: Bandwidth limits replace symbol rates on the HF bands, other bands now open for comment
  28. New Willy Wonka movie celebrated by upcoming special event station W0NKA

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Our technology reporter Leo Laporte, W6TWT will be here to talk about staying safe with the help of a VPN, and will discuss the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will take a look at Reporting On Radio Harmonic Power.
  • 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 programmed The Wayback Machine for 1974. In the first of two parts, Bill explains that 1974 was the year the FCC introduced its convoluted amateur radio restructuring plan.

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