July 13, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1322 – Full Version

Release Date: June 29, 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, Josh Marler, AA4WX, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Approximate Running Time: 1:31:28

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1322

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service

  1. FCC: ISPs Urge Court To Block FCC’s Net Neutrality Rules
  2. AMSAT: AMSAT Board of Directors Nominees Announced
  3. AMSAT: UPDATE: AMSAT Mail Alias Service To End August 1, 2024
  4. WIA: Germany To Grant Remote Operation, DARC To Build Stations Around The Country
  5. WIA: International Amateur Radio Union Monitoring System Report
  6. ARRL: 2024 ARRL Field Day Wrap Up
  7. ARRL: ARRL and Momobeam Introduce Dual Band Beam Antenna for Six and Ten Meters
  8. ARRL: ARRL Club Grant Program, Application Deadline Approaching
  9. ARRL: 25th Anniversary Of Route 66 On The Air
  10. ARRL: Zion 2024 A New Amateur Radio Convention and Expo Event Takes Place July 12/13 In St. George, Utah
  11. Australian Court Delivers Decision On Amateur Radio Death
  12. Thirteen Colonies Special Event Operation Coming Up
  13. Japan’s Wartime Raids Over Australia Marked By Upcoming Special Event
  14. Earthquake Awareness Added To Clubs Field Day
  15. Australian Regulator ACMA Seeks Input On Proposed Repeater and Beacon Licensing
  16. Listeners Via Shortwave Give Aid At Train Mishap
  17. 4 Meter Privileges In Germany Are Extended Until The End Of 2024
  18. California Amateur Documentary Film May Become A TV Series
  19. Alexanderson Alternator Will Be On The Air
  20. SpaceX Is Building A Craft To Intentionally Destroy The International Space Station
  21. Upcoming Contests in RadioSport and Convention and Hamfest listings
  22. AMSAT: Starliner brings another ham to the International Space Station
  23. ARDC: ARDC announces Ashhar Farhan VU2ESE, Joins ARDC Board
  24. FCC: FCC approves mysterious Space X device – The Starlink Mini Backpack Dish
  25. ARRL: Amateurs are now gaming on the amateur radio digital modes (FT8)
  26. A popular Massachusetts electronics retailer announces shutdown
  27. Wifi router manufacturer receives FCC fine for selling overpower routers
  28. NORAD improves tracking of amateur radio and civilian balloons

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 tell us how to access a radio remotely.
  • Bill Salyers, AJ8B – The DX Corner with all the latest radio sport news on DXpeditions, working DX, upcoming contests, and more
  • Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL
  • Bill Continelli, W2XOY (SK) – The History of Amateur Radio. This week, Bill continues with the history of amateur radios Fallen Flags with a look back at the Hammarlund Radio Corporation
  • Will Rogers, K5WLR – A Century of Amateur Radio. This week, Will looks back at how one article published in the very first edition of QST, went on to organize relay stations

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