July 17, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1298

Release Date: January 13, 2024

Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week’s edition is anchored by Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Patrick Huba. N2WWW, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Marvin Turner, W0MET, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Michael LaMountain, KE2AWY, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Approximate Running Time: 1:44:43

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

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Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service

  1. QRZ – QRZ Is Hiring Looking For A Software Engineer
  2. WBCQ Relies On High-Power Shortwave Antenna
  3. WIA: Turkey’s First Astronaut Will Communicate with the National Call Sign
  4. Congressman Bill Johnson Re-Introduces Amateur Radio Emergency Preparedness Act
  5. FCC: FCC Appears Ready To Mandate Disaster Information Reporting System Reporting By Radio Stations
  6. The Lost Cosmonauts Of The USSR. Dramatic Transmissions Picked Up From Outer Space
  7. The 2024 CQ DX Marathon Is Up And Running
  8. ARRL: Marty on the Mountain Engstrom, N1ARY (SK)
  9. ARRL: ARRL Responds To FCC Proposals On Removing Symbol Rate Limits
  10. ARRL: 2024 Orlando HamCation Awards Are Announced
  11. ARRL: ARRL Kids Day A Success In Nebraska
  12. ARRL: Winter Field Day 2024 Is Coming Up
  13. ARRL: ARISS Is Seeking Educational and Other Organizations To Host ISS Contacts
  14. Teen Amateurs Score A Direct Contact With The International Space Station
  15. Six Month Extension Is Granted For 160, 6, and 4 Meter Bands For German Amateurs
  16. Tom Molyneaux Jr, KE3GK, From East Coast Reflectors, SK
  17. Earth-Moon-Earth Conference Is Searching For Presentations
  18. ARDC: Ham Radio Village In Colorado Receives Grant For STEM and STEAM Outreach
  19. Amateurs Provide Communications And More At Religious Pilgrimage In India
  20. Starlink To Enable Experimental Texting Via Space
  21. Westchester Emergency Communications Association Hosting General & Extra Classes Online
  22. FCC: FCC Set To Wind Down The Affordable Connectivity Program
  23. FCC: FCC Chair Asks Automakers About Plans To Secure Car Location Data
  24. Upcoming Contests and Conventions
  25. ARRL: Teenage amateurs appear on NBC’s Today Show During Contact With The Space Station
  26. ARRL: HamSci 2024 Workshop is coming up soon
  27. Expanded frequency use worldwide expands to include Mobile Base Stations
  28. Free online seminars for extra class is offered by The Electronics Museum
  29. FCC: FCC opens 2024 hunting in the New York City hotbed of broadcast radio pirates
  30. Latest edition of the Volunteer Monitoring Report

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Our technology reporter Leo Laporte, says that the FBI wants you to reboot your router…now!
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will present a talk on The Art of Operating QRP.
  • 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 aboard The Wayback Machine to March 4th, 1929, to talk about life during The Great Depression and the frivolous hobby of amateur radio.

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