June 18, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1302 – Truncated 1 hour version

This is a 1 hour version of the weekly podcast for This Week in Amateur Radio. Some content has been edited for time constraints.

Release Date: February 10, 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, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX Bob Donlon, W3BOO, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Approximate Running Time: 0:59:06

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

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Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service

  1. AMSAT: AO-92 Reenters Earth’s Atmosphere
  2. AMSAT: Lunar Excursion Vehicle (LEV–1) Amateur Telemetry Received
  3. WIA: New Indian Documentary Is A Collection Of Nostalgic Stories Of Radio Enthusiasts
  4. Plan For Europe’s Huge New Particle Collider Takes Shape
  5. An Entire 200 Foot Tower Stolen From WJLX-AM Jasper Alabama
  6. ARRL: California Storms: Amateur Radio Is Ready
  7. ARRL: Amateur Radio Goes To High School In New York City
  8. ARRL: World Radio Day 2024
  9. ARRL: George Washington’s Birthday Will Be Celebrated By Three Amateur Radio Clubs
  10. ARRL: Georgia Elementary School Contacts The International Space Station
  11. ARRL: DX Mentor Recognition Program Is Announced
  12. Developing Nations CubeSats Are Getting A Ride To Orbit
  13. Amateur Radio License Changes Begin This Month In The United Kingdom
  14. Contester Slavko Celarc, S57DX, A Silent Key
  15. International YL Club Plans A Czech Contest Station
  16. Pluto’s Discovery Celebrated On The Amateur Bands
  17. Silicon Valley Explores Its Amateur Radio Past
  18. A Major Festival In North Bengal Supported By Amateurs
  19. WIA: Amelia Earhart’s Long Lost Plane Possibly Detected By Sonar
  20. Upcoming Select Contests and Conventions
  21. Monthly Volunteer Monitoring System Report
  22. ARRL: The first amateur radio signal originating on the moon JS1YMG is on the air
  23. ARRL: Heil Sound makes a large donation to the W1AW stations
  24. ARRL: ARRL Foundation is now accepting grant applications
  25. ARRL: Volunteer Examiner Coordinators issues an Errata to the 2024-2028 Amateur Extra Class Question Pool
  26. FCC: FCC submits its annual report on illegal radio enforcement to Congress
  27. DLARC: The DLARC announces that Ham Radio and More program is added to its digital library
  28. RAC: Canada strengthens its use it or lose it spectrum policy

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will answer the question “What is the right mode for Emergency Communications?’
  • 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, our amateur radio historian, will take the wayback machine to December of 1915 to take a look at the first edition of a little magazine called QST.

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