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This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1308 – 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 23, 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, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, William Savocool, K2SAV, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, 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-7 Finishes Mission, Returns to Earth
  2. Stay Tuned — New Radio Station Coming To Wilmington Ohio
  3. ARRL: FCC To Require Two Factor Authentication For CORES Users
  4. ARRL: Get Ready For The 2024 ARRL National Convention and Youth Rally – PART ONE
  5. ARRL: Get Ready For The 2024 ARRL National Convention and Youth Rally – PART TWO
  6. ARRL: International Marconi Day April 27th 2024
  7. ARRL: The 2024 Society of Amateur Radio Astronomers Western Conference Will Be Held In Dallas, Texas
  8. HAREC License Examinations To Be Offered By The Irish Radio Transmitters Society
  9. Last Low Power Broadcast FM Frequency In San Francisco Is Assigned
  10. Germany’s Amateur Radio Regulations Celebrate 75th Year
  11. IARU/RAC: World Amateur Radio Day theme is announced
  12. ARRL: Amateur Radio stands ready to support eclipse operations
  13. ARRL: 2024 ARRL Field Day Theme is announced: “Be Radio Active”
  14. ARRL: Dayton Hamvention Award Winners are announced
  15. DARC: New N Class license holders in Germany will receive DN9 callsigns
  16. Space Junk from the ISS re-enters earths atmosphere without a problem
  17. Orlando HamCation sets new attendance record
  18. FCC: FCC has finally decreed that 25/3 is not broadband speed anymore

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, talks about “The Skyhook Dilemma”.
  • The DX Corner with Bill Salyers, AJ8B with news on DXpeditions, DX, upcoming contests and more.
  • Bill Continelli, W2XOY – The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with a long lost Ancient Amateur Archive segment that travels back to the Cold War era, and takes a look at the old Emergency Notification System known as Conelrad.

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