July 17, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

Bob Heil

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1305 – Full Version

Release Date: March 2, 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 Zitell, KD2RJX, Bob Donlon, W3BOO, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Approximate Running Time: 1:39:56

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

Podcast Download:

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service

  1. Amateur Radio and Audio Innovator Bob Heil, K9EID, SK
  2. AMSAT: Satellite Shorts From All Over
  3. FCC: FCC Moves To Add 13 New Languages To Emergency Alert System On Radio
  4. ARRL: HAARP Needs Ham Help
  5. ARRL: Preparation Underway For Severe Spring Weather
  6. ARRL: Young Ladies Radio League Celebrates International Women’s Day With Special Event
  7. ARRL: Amateur Radio Operators Celebrate Launch Of USS Midway
  8. ARRL: HamSci First Festival of Eclipse Ionospheric Science Event Results Announced
  9. FCC: FCC Chair Announces Missing and Endangered Persons Alert Code To Emergency Alert System
  10. US Lunar Lander Is Functioning Despite Landing Issues
  11. Amateur Radio on the ISS Celebrates 40 Years Of Ham Radio In Space
  12. Indian Island DxPedition Draws Attention To Cyclone Caused Problems
  13. AMSAT Announces FunCube Will Be Silent Though Mid-March
  14. FCC Honors Program Is Seeking Engineering Applicants
  15. Older Starlink Satellites Are Scheduled For De-orbiting
  16. Ye Olde Hurdy Gurdy Museum Station Back On The Air
  17. FCC: FCC Approves 6 GigaHertz Wi-Fi Management Systems
  18. Upcoming ARRL Conventions and HamFest Listing
  19. RAC: Potential exists for Canada To Ban SDR devices
  20. ARRL: Amateur radio operators needed for help with the upcoming solar eclipse project
  21. ARRL: Winter Section Manager election results announced
  22. ARRL: World Amateur Radio Day theme is chosen
  23. New amateur radio regulations go into effect in Australia
  24. New amateur radio regulations go into effect in the United Kingdom

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Our technology reporter Leo Laporte, W6TWT, talks about new FCC regulations to keep robo-calls off your cellphone, and that the FCC has taken a positive step on net neutrality
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will talk amateur radio operators getting things done…or not.
  • 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 1958 when the key word was satellites. And he will look at other actions taking place on the ham bands in the late 1950’s.
  • RAIN Report, will present a talk given by the late Bob Heil, K9EID, who will talk about ham radio’s influence on his music and audio careers.

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