July 17, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1304 – Full Version

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, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Mike LaFountain, KE2AWY, Eric Zitell, KD2RJX, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Approximate Running Time: 1:50:22

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

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Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service

  1. AMSAT: SpaceX Delays Crew-8 Astronaut Launch to Make Way for Private Moon Mission
  2. AMSAT: Upcoming Rideshare Launch to Include Amateur Payloads
  3. AMSAT: Satellite Shorts From All Over
  4. RAC: Potential for Canada to Ban SDR Devices
  5. WIA: 100 New DAB+ Transmitters On The Air Across France
  6. WIA: New Summits On The Air Group Is Growing For West Malaysian Hams
  7. TECH: Anywhere There’s A Camera, Now There Is A New Security Risk
  8. ARRL: Line Up And Sign Up Club Activity To Generate Club Funds
  9. ARRL: Amateur Radio Operators Needed For Help With Solar Eclipse Project
  10. ARRL: Winter Season Section Manager Election Results
  11. ARRL: Former Vice Director Of The ARRL Hudson Division, Bill Hudzik, W2UDT, Silent Key
  12. ARRL: 105th Anniversary Of The American Legion To Be Celebrated With A Special Event Station
  13. ARRL: World Amateur Radio Day Theme Is Chosen
  14. Girl Scouts Contact The ISS / The ISS Digipeater Is Back On The Air
  15. New Amateur Radio Regulations Are Now In Effect In The United Kingdom
  16. FOLLOW UP: Lingering Questions Surround Missing Radio Tower
  17. New Amateur Radio Regulations Now In Effect In Australia
  18. VHF Repeater Abilities Tested During Indian DxPedition
  19. Trained Skywarn Weather Spotters Needed For Upcoming Hurricane Season
  20. ISS Crew 8 Astronauts Delayed By Launch Of Lunar Lander
  21. Amateur Radio Software Award Honors The Innovative Spirit
  22. Award Honors DX Century Club Elmers
  23. Why Was The Eiffel Tower Kept?
  24. SCI: Earth Has Received Power Beamed From A Satellite In Space For The First Time
  25. ARRL: Senators Wicker & Blumenthal Introduce S.3690 To Eliminate Private Land Use Restrictions on AR
  26. RAC: Barrie Crampton, VE3BSB, appointed to Canadian Amateur Radio Hall of Fame
  27. ARRL: Amateur Radio As An Educational Tool Represented To Policymakers In Washington DC
  28. ARRL: Highlights From The 2024 Orlando HamCation
  29. ARRL: Registration Deadline For The HamSCI Sixth Annual Workshop Is March 1st
  30. ESA: European Space Agency Proposes New Ham Satellite Payload, Seeks Comments
  31. ARRL: Amateur Antennas Would Be Protected Under Proposed New Law In South Carolina
  32. Upcoming Conventions and Contest Announcement

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Our technology reporter Leo Laporte, W6TWT will be here to talk about shared computing programs, and Internet Service Providers with data caps.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • 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.
  • Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL
  • 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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