February 29, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1300 – 25th Anniversary Edition

Release Date: January 27, 2024

Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week’s edition is anchored by Denny Haight, NZ8D, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, William Savacool, K2SAV, Bob Donlon, W3BOO, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Marvin Turner, W0MET, Patrick Huba, N2WWW, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Approximate Running Time: 2:06:05

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1300

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service

  1. AMSAT: All-Ham Axiom Crew Launched For Commercial Visit To The International Space Station
  2. AMSAT: Satellite Shorts From All Over
  3. WIA: WRC-2023 Final Acts Document Signed
  4. ARRL: ARRL Board Approves Free Membership For Students, New Vice Presidents Elected – PART ONE
  5. ARRL: ARRL January Board Meeting Actions (Continued) – PART TWO
  6. ARRL: ARRL January Board Meeting Actions (Continued) – PART THREE
  7. FCC: Webinar Showcases Overview of FCC Experimental Licensing Program
  8. DX: SouthWest Ohio DX Association DX Dinner Announced For Dayton HamVention
  9. ARRL: YLISSB Celebrates 61 Years On the Air
  10. ARRL: Doctor Philip Erickson, W1PJE, New Director Of MIT Haystack Observatory
  11. ARRL: 75th Anniversary Of The US Being Gifted 40 & 8 Merci Train Boxcars
  12. ARRL: Amateur Radio Volunteers Are Needed For The 2024 Boston Marathon
  13. ARRL: Amateur Radio On The International Space Station News
  14. IEEE Article Credits Amateur Radio For The Current Wireless Revolution
  15. Amateurs Asked To Participate In ROTA – Racing On The Air
  16. Humanitarian Effort In The Ukraine Is Assisted With Donations Of Radios For Communication
  17. Youth Outreach To Be Performed By RSGB Volunteers In The UK
  18. Creator Of Network Time Protocol Dave Mills, W3HCF – SK
  19. Summits On The Air Chaser, KU4R, Bob Warden, SK
  20. 8R7X DxPedition To Guyana Is A Go
  21. AMSAT: AMSAT Responds To The Planned Decommissioning Of The IO-117 Satellite GreenCube
  22. FCC: The FCC Will Add Vehicles and Personnel For Pirate Radio Enforcement
  23. Ghostbusters Producers Worry About Cosplayers Using New Baofeng Radios In The New Movie
  24. Upcoming Contests and Conventions Listing
  25. AMSAT: AMSAT Seeks Volunteers To Assist With Its Booth At The Upcoming 2024 Orlando HamCation
  26. ARRL: ARRL Is Now Publisher Of Gordon West, WB6NOA License Manuals
  27. ARRL: Mississippi Amateur Radio Club Makes Large Donation To The Mississippi Library System
  28. ARRL: Radio Help Wanted: Must Like Geysers, Bison, and Helicopter Rides
  29. ARRL: 30th Annual Dayton Contest Dinner Is Announced For Upcoming HamVention

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Our technology reporter Leo Laporte, will discuss why you should regulary back up your data.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will talk about the New Arrangements For Amateur Radio In Australia.
  • The DX Corner with Bill Salyers, AJ8B with news on DXpeditions, DX, upcoming contests and more.
  • Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL
  • Will Rogers, K5WLR, returns with another edition of A Century of Amateur Radio. This week, will sets The Wayback Machine to the early 1900’s when amateur radio clubs were first getting organized.
  • Part One of an interview with Gordon West, WB6NOA as he relates for the first time, how he began his amateur radio career. Eric Guth 4Z1UG conducts this interview from 2019.

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