July 13, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1323 – Full Version

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 Denny Haight, NZ8D, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Joshua Marler, AA4WX, Don Hulcik, K2ATJ, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Approximate Running Time: 1:42:53

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1323

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service

  1. AMSAT: Firefly Aerospace’s Alpha “Noise of Summer” Mission Rescheduled
  2. AMSAT: SpaceX Falcon Heavy Successfully Launches GOES-U Satellite
  3. AMSAT: Satellite Shorts From All Over
  4. WIA: United States Congress May Mandate AM Radio In Cars
  5. FCC: FCC Proposes Rule Requiring Carriers To Unlock All Cellphones
  6. ARRL: Call For Nominations For ARRL Director and Vice Director – PART ONE
  7. ARRL: Call For Nominations For ARRL Director and Vice Director – PART TWO
  8. ARRL: ARRL VEC Services Update During Systems Disruption
  9. ARRL: YOTA Camp Ham Shack Renamed For Bob Heil, K9EID, (SK)
  10. ARRL: New ARRL Section Managers Are Announced
  11. ARRL: International Amateur Radio Union HF World Championship Occurs Next Weekend
  12. ARRL: Logbook of The World Returns To Service
  13. ARRL: The New Amateur Extra Class Question Pool Has Been Released
  14. Ham Radio Event Held Annually In Friedrichshafen Germany A Big Success
  15. Two Lithuanian-American Aviators Remembered In Upcoming Special Event
  16. New Challenge Is Added By RSGB To This Years IARU HF Championship
  17. ARRL: Amateurs activate the Hurricane Watch Net and provide communications for Hurricane Beryl
  18. Upcoming RadioSport Contests and upcoming Conventions
  19. The monthly Volunteer Monitor Report
  20. FCC – ISP’s Nationwide urge US Courts to block the FCC’s Net Neutrality Regulations
  21. AMSAT – AMSAT Board of Directors Nominees are announced
  22. AMSAT – The AMSAT Mail Alias Service will end on August 01, 2024
  23. WIA – Germany grants remote operation, DARC to build stations for remote use around the country
  24. ARRL: ARRL and Momobeam introduce a dual beam antenna for both six and ten meters
  25. ARRL: ARRL Club Grant Program application deadline is approaching
  26. Four Meter privileges granted to amateurs in Germany are extended to the end of 2024
  27. NASA hires SpaceX to build a craft to purposely deorbit the International Space Station

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 explain exactly How Does The International Amateur Radio Union Work?
  • The DX Corner with Bill Salyers, AJ8B with all the latest news on Radio Sport, DXpeditions, DX, upcoming contests, and more..
  • The Weekly Propagation Forecast from Tad Cook, K2RA
  • 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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