July 13, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1321 – Full Version

Release Date: June 22, 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, Mike LaMontain, KE2AWY, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Approximate Running Time: 1:39:51

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1321

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service

  1. AMSAT: Starliner Brings Another Ham To International Space Station
  2. AMSAT: Voyager 1 Is Back To Life, But For How Long?
  3. AMSAT: AMSAT Mail Alias Service To End August 1st, 2024
  4. AMSAT: Satellite Shorts From All Over
  5. ARDC: Amateur Radio Digital Communications, Announces Ashhar Farhan VU2ESE, Joins Board of Directors
  6. WIA: Alexanderson Alternator To Transmit Message On June 30th, 2024
  7. FCC: FCC Approves Mysterious SpaceX Device: Is It For The Starlink Mini Dish?
  8. ARRL: 2024 ARRL Field Day Is Here
  9. ARRL: New Hampshire ARES Serves Mount Washington Road Race
  10. ARRL: Colorado Teacher and Ham Accepted To The Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship Program
  11. ARRL: Gaming The Amateur Radio Digital Modes
  12. ARRL: Meme Appreciation Month Is Being Billed As Not Your Average Special Event
  13. ARRL: A Unique Special Event, Open To All Amateur Radio Operators, Will Take Place July 1 – November 30th
  14. ARRL: ARRL Foundation Club Grant Update
  15. Popular Massachusetts Electronics Retailer Announces Shuts Down
  16. Wi-Fi Router Manufacturer Receives FCC Fine For Over Power Routers
  17. YASME Foundation Announces Award Winners
  18. US Military Improves Tracking Of Amateur Radio and Hobbyist Balloons
  19. Queens Of The Mountains Ascend For Summits On The Air
  20. Young Amateurs In Turkey Take Up Parks On The Air Activations
  21. Upcoming RadioSport contests and conventions listing
  22. AMSAT: The AMSAT mail alias service will end on August 01, 2024
  23. WIA: The Square Kilometer Array under construction in a radio quiet zone, while overhead satellites shout
  24. WIA: The South African Radio League takes the first steps toward World Radio Conference 2027
  25. ARRL: Amateur Radio connects family members during a boating accident in Utah
  26. ARRL: ARRL Teachers Institute kicks off summer cohorts
  27. ARRL: The new Extra Class License Question Pool is released
  28. Another cyberattack brings down the Society of Broadcast Engineers web page
    29: Germany’s new N class license makes its testing session debut at Ham Radio Friedrichshafen
  29. A robust lineup of vendors and speakers will be at the upcoming 2024 Northeast Ham Exposition

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will take a look at ‘Identity In Amateur Radio’.
  • The DX Corner with Bill Salyers, AJ8B with news on DXpeditions, DX, upcoming contests and more.
  • Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL
  • Our own amateuar radio historian, Will Rogers, K5WLR, returns with another edition of A Century of Amateur Radio. This time out, we discover that vacuum tubes revolutionized radio, changing it more than any other single invention. He will have a close up look at Lee DeForest and the Audion.

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