July 17, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1307 – 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 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: 0:59:48

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

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Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service

  1. AMSAT: NASA’s SpaceX Crew-8 Launches To International Space Station
  2. AMSAT: Satellite Shorts From All Over
  3. FCC: Two US Politicians Propose Legislation To Restore FCC Spectrum Auctions
  4. FCC: FCC Clears SpaceX To Use E-Band For Starlink Capacity Improvements
  5. ARRL: Amateur Radio Stands Ready To Support Eclipse Operations
  6. ARRL: 2024 ARRL Field Day Theme: Be ‘Radio Active’
  7. ARRL: Dayton Hamvention 2024 Award Winners Are Announced
  8. ARRL: The 2024 Baker to Vegas Race Is Set To Run On March 23 and 24
  9. New N Class License Holders In Germany Will Receive DN9 Callsigns
  10. New Small Satellite Has Amateur Radio Aboard
  11. ARRL: FCC Announces Job Opportunities For Recent Engineering Graduates
  12. ARRL: National Council Of Volunteer Examiners Removes One General Class Question
  13. Australias new amateur licensing system expands overseas hams privileges
  14. Luxembourg adds a new class of licnse for entry level operators
  15. Islands On The Air celebrate its 60th anniversary with the theme of Friedrichshafen
  16. Amateur Radio Digital Communications sets April 1st deadline for grant applications
  17. Monthly Volunteer Monitoring Report

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • 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.
  • 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 aan amateur radio journey entitled ‘A Patriotic and Dignified Effort’.

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