July 17, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1304 – Truncated 1 hour version

This is a 1 hour version of the weekly podcast for This Week in Amateur Radio. For the full version please visit TWIAR.net

Release Date: February 24, 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: 1:01:48

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. RAC: Potential for Canada to Ban SDR Devices
  3. ARRL: Line Up And Sign Up Club Activity To Generate Club Funds
  4. ARRL: Amateur Radio Operators Needed For Help With Solar Eclipse Project
  5. ARRL: Winter Season Section Manager Election Results
  6. New Amateur Radio Regulations Are Now In Effect In The United Kingdom
  7. New Amateur Radio Regulations Now In Effect In Australia
  8. Why Was The Eiffel Tower Kept?
  9. SCI: Earth Has Received Power Beamed From A Satellite In Space For The First Time
  10. ARRL: Senators Wicker & Blumenthal Introduce S.3690 To Eliminate Private Land Use Restrictions on AR
  11. RAC: Barrie Crampton, VE3BSB, appointed to Canadian Amateur Radio Hall of Fame
  12. ARRL: Amateur Radio As An Educational Tool Represented To Policymakers In Washington DC
  13. ARRL: Highlights From The 2024 Orlando HamCation
  14. ARRL: Amateur Antennas Would Be Protected Under Proposed New Law In South Carolina

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will tell you how to write to your countries regulator about beacon and repeater licenses.
  • The DX Corner with Bill Salyers, AJ8B with news on DXpeditions, DX, upcoming contests and more.
  • Bill Continelli, W2XOY – The History of Amateur Radio. This week, Bill takes us in The Wayback Machine to the mid and late 1940’s to discuss what the post war amateur bands were like after the big frequency shuffle, and how amateurs learned about something called TVI, and a little invention called an amplifying crystal.

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