May 27, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1297

Release Date: January 6, 2024

Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week’s edition is anchored by Denny Haight, NZ8D, Patrick Huba, N2WWW, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Approximate Running Time: 1:47:47

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

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Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service

  1. AMSAT: Satellite Shorts From All Over
  2. Christmas Drop Operations From Guam Not The North Pole
  3. QRP Satellite Now In Orbit
  4. ARRL: Teenage Hams On NBC’s TODAY Show
  5. ARRL: HamSCI 2024 Workshop Upcoming
  6. ARRL: ARISS Announces The Schools And Organizations Selected For Contacts With The ISS Crew
  7. ARRL: YouTube Telethon Raises Money For Leagues Teachers Institute
  8. ARRL: Radio Luxembourg Celebrated 90th Anniversary
  9. Expanded Frequency Use Worldwide Expands To Include Mobile Base Stations
  10. Free Online Seminars For Extra Class Is Offered By Electronics Museum
  11. Sri Lankan Amateurs Recall Help Provided During Tsunami Disaster
  12. Conference In India Welcomed Satellite Enthusiasts
  13. Vintage Equipment From KW Electronics Is Celebrated On The Bands
  14. Veteran Broadcaster Charles Edward Rich, W8GCW, SK
  15. FCC Opens 2024 Hunting Pirate Broadcasters In New York City
  16. ARRL Kids Day is coming up. The specifications for Kids Day.
  17. Upcoming Contests and ARRL Conventions and HamFests
  18. Monthly Volunteer Monitor Program Report
  19. Inside The Magic Radio Protecting Russian Drones From Jamming
  20. ARRL: ARRL’s Year Of The Volunteer Declared A Success
  21. KPH To Broadcast an Over The Air Cryptographic Challenge
  22. Publication Is Suspended At CQ Magazine
  23. Year Long Ten Meter Challenge Is Set For SOTA Activators
  24. Eastern New York Section News – Office Changes for 2024

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Our technology reporter Leo Laporte, W6TWT will be here to explain domain names and how the Domain Name System works.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will talk about how to Find The Right Frequency – How allocations differ around the world.
  • The DX Corner with Bill Salyers, AJ8B with news on DXpeditions, DX, upcoming contests and more.
  • Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL
  • Our new amateur radio historian, Will Rogers, K5WLR returns with the third edition of our new history series entitled, A Century of Amateur Radio. This week, Will sets The Wayback Machine to the early 1900’s and how the very first radio regulations were put in place, and ended the era of free range hams.

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