July 13, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1323 – 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: July 6, 2024

Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week’s edition is anchored by Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Marvin Turner, W0MET, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Approximate Running Time: 0:58:55

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1323HR

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service

  1. AMSAT: Satellite Shorts From All Over
  2. WIA: United States Congress May Mandate AM Radio In Cars
  3. FCC: FCC Proposes Rule Requiring Carriers To Unlock All Cellphones
  4. ARRL: Call For Nominations For ARRL Director and Vice Director – PART ONE
  5. ARRL: Call For Nominations For ARRL Director and Vice Director – PART TWO
  6. ARRL: ARRL VEC Services Update During Systems Disruption
  7. ARRL: New ARRL Section Managers Are Announced
  8. ARRL: International Amateur Radio Union HF World Championship Occurs Next Weekend
  9. ARRL: Logbook of The World Returns To Service
  10. ARRL: The New Amateur Extra Class Question Pool Has Been Released
  11. Ham Radio Event Held Annually In Friedrichshafen Germany A Big Success
  12. New Challenge Is Added By RSGB To This Years IARU HF Championship
  13. ARRL: Amateurs activate the Hurricane Watch Net and provide communications for Hurricane Beryl
  14. The monthly Volunteer Monitor Report
  15. AMSAT – AMSAT Board of Directors Nominees are announced
  16. AMSAT – The AMSAT Mail Alias Service will end on August 01, 2024
  17. WIA – Germany grants remote operation, DARC to build stations for remote use around the country
  18. ARRL: ARRL and Momobeam introduce a dual beam antenna for both six and ten meters
  19. ARRL: ARRL Club Grant Program application deadline is approaching
  20. Four Meter privileges granted to amateurs in Germany are extended to the end of 2024

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Will Rogers, K5WLR – The History of Amateur Radio. This week, Will goes back to the days of The Spark Gap with an article entitled The Squeak Box. Where we find that among pre-teens, mostly boys took to radio.

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