July 15, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1307 – Full Version

Release Date: March 16, 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, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, William Savocool, K2SAV, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Marvin Turner, W0MET, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Approximate Running Time: 1:42:41

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

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Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service

  1. SPACEX: SpaceX Transporter 10 Successfully Launches Over Fifty Satellites
  2. AMSAT: Vostochny Spaceport Sends Meteor-M2-4 Weather Satellite Into Orbit
  3. AMSAT: NASA’s SpaceX Crew-8 Launches To International Space Station
  4. AMSAT: Satellite Shorts From All Over
  5. FCC: Two US Politicians Propose Legislation To Restore FCC Spectrum Auctions
  6. FCC: FCC Clears SpaceX To Use E-Band For Starlink Capacity Improvements
  7. IARU: World Amateur Radio Day Theme Announced By The International Amateur Radio Union
  8. ARRL: Amateur Radio Stands Ready To Support Eclipse Operations
  9. ARRL: 2024 ARRL Field Day Theme: Be ‘Radio Active’
  10. ARRL: Dayton Hamvention 2024 Award Winners Are Announced
  11. ARRL: The 2024 Baker to Vegas Race Is Set To Run On March 23 and 24
  12. New N Class License Holders In Germany Will Receive DN9 Callsigns
  13. New Small Satellite Has Amateur Radio Aboard
  14. Space Junk From The ISS Re-Enters Earth’s Atmosphere Without A Problem
  15. Landlords Are Charged By The FCC For Supporting Radio Piracy
  16. YASME Foundation Grants and Awards Are Presented
  17. Islands On The Air Chaser Honor Roll Is Published
  18. 2009 Dayton Hamvention Amateur Of The Year Danny Hampton, SK
  19. Orlando HamCation Sets New Attendance Record
  20. Hams In Halifax North Carolina Resolve Upcoming Special Event Station
  21. Canadian Amateur Radio Club Will Hold Unique Special Event Station
  22. Upcoming Conventions and select Contests from the ARRL Contest Calendar
  23. ARRL: FCC Announces Job Opportunities For Recent Engineering Graduates
  24. ARRL: National Council Of Volunteer Examiners Removes One General Class Question
  25. Australia’s new amateur licensing system expands overseas hams privileges
  26. Luxembourg adds a new class of license for entry level operators
  27. Islands On The Air celebrate its 60th anniversary with the theme of Friedrichshafen
  28. Amateur Radio Digital Communications sets April 1st deadline for grant applications
  29. Monthly Volunteer Monitoring Report

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Our technology reporter Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about how you can stay safe online when using free open wifi connections.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will talk about “Technology At Its Finest”
  • 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 returns with another edition of A Century of Amateur Radio. This week, Will takes us aboard The Wayback Machine to the year 1915 for an amateur radio journey entitled “A Patriotic and Dignified Effort”.

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