July 15, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1306 – 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: March 9, 2024

Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week’s edition is anchored by Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Denny Haight, NZ8D, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Marvin Turner, W0MET, Eric Zitell, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Bob Donlon, W3BOO, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Approximate Running Time: 0:59:30

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

Podcast Download:

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service

  1. ARRL: Amateur Radio and audio innovator Bob Heil, K9EID, SK
  2. AMSAT: Satellite Shorts From All Over
  3. NASA: NASA Has Opened The Call For A Simulated Yearlong Mars Mission
  4. ICASA: From The Land Of The Free To The Land Of The Fees
  5. WIA: New Zealand Launches A Demonstration Satellite To Clean Up Space Junk
  6. IARU: World Amateur Radio Day Coming Up
  7. ARRL: FCC Job Opportunity For Recent Engineering Graduates
  8. ARRL: Solar Eclipse Is One Month Away, Get Involved Now
  9. ARRL: Bob Vallio, W6RGG, Named ARRL Honorary Vice President
  10. ARRL: Pi Day Is On The Menu For Amateur Radio On March 14, 2024
  11. ARRL: National Council of Volunteer Examiners Remove One General Class Question
  12. Transfering Wireless Power Via Infrared
  13. Australia’s New Amateur Licensing System Expands Overseas Hams Privileges
  14. Luxembourg Adds A New Class Of License For Entry Level Operators
  15. Monthly Volunteer Monitor Program report
  16. FCC: FCC approves 6 gigahertz wifi management system
  17. ARRL: Preparation underway across the US for the spring severe weather season
  18. NASA: US Lunar Lander is functioning despite landing issues
  19. FCC: FCC Honors program is seeking engineering applicants

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will talk about “The Art Of Finding An Operating Location and Spontaneous Remote Operating.”
  • The DX Corner with Bill Salyers, AJ8B with news on DXpeditions, DX, upcoming contests and more.

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