PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1311

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1311 – Full Version

Release Date: April 13, 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, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Marvin Turner, W0MET, William Savacool, K2SAV, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Approximate Running Time: 1:58:13

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1311

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service

1. AMSAT: AMSAT Seeks Volunteers To Assist With 2024 Hamvention AMSAT Booth
2. AMSAT: ESA Unveils Proba-3 Mission: Artificial Solar Eclipses On Demand
3. AMSAT: Satellite Shorts From All Over
4. WIA: Belgium Proposes Restriction To The 23 Centimeter Band
5. ARRL: Ham Radio Active During Eclipse – An Overview
6. ARRL: Amateur Radio Saves Family In Death Valley National Park
7. ARRL: Active Hurricane Season Predicted For 2024
8. ARRL: ARRL Teachers Institute On Wireless Technology Applications Due Before May 1st
9. ARRL: World Amateur Radio Day 2024 Coming Up April 18th
10. ARRL: Courage Kenny Handiham Program To Celebrate Its 57th Anniversary
11. ARRL: Nashua Area Radio Society Will Be Holding An Online Ham Bootcamp
12. ARRL: Recipients Of The 2023 Cass Awards Have Been Announced
13. Hytera Radios Banned From Sales In The United State
14. NASA Locates Faulty Memory Chip That Is Garbling Voyagers Data Transmissions
15. GNU Radio Conference Is Seeking Presenters
16. Violent Windstorm Takes Down West Virginia Broadcast Towers
17. Omik Scholarship Fund Appication Deadline Approaching
18. Researchers Develop Three Dimensional Filters For Wireless
19. Spanish Amateurs Receive Privileges On The 8 Meter Band (40mHz)
20. AMSAT: 2024 AMSAT/TAPR Banquet At Hamvention To Be Held Friday May 17th
21. ARRL Upcoming Contest Sheet and Convention Listing
22. FCC: FCC’s Pirate Hunt Leads Field Agents To New York’s Hudson Valley
23. FCC: FCC Set To Vote To Restore Net Neutrality Rules This Month
24. ARDC: M17 Announces New Open Source Hardware For Amateur Radio Enthusiasts
25. ARRL: Register Now For The 2024 ARRL Youth Rally
26. ARRL: ARRL Seeking Applicants For Assistant Education and Learning Manager
27. ARRL: 2024 ARRL Field Day Poster Released
28. ARRL: ARRL Resumes Accepting Life Membership Applications
29. Baltimore Bridge Disaster Puts Local Amateurs On Alert
30. The Importance Of Amateur Radio Is Highlighted During Storm Related Network Outage
31. Candidates Prepare For Germany’s New Amateur License
32. World’s First Canadian Century Club Winner Is A New York Amateur
33. Monthly Volunteer Monitoring Report

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 be hear with a talk he entitled “It’s all just text”.
* The DX Corner with Bill Salyers, AJ8B with news on DXpeditions, DX, upcoming contests and more.
* Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL
* Bill Continelli, W2XOY – The History of Amateur Radio. Bill takes us on an adventure to look at the rarest of amateur radio atmospheric phenomenon…that would be Long Delayed Echoes.
* SPECIAL FEATURE: The microphone world has never been quite the same since the late Bob Heil, K9EID discovered what was missing in modern-day mics, putting the audio world on it virtual ear decades ago. We will here from Bob in this part two of a three part talk he entitled Facts About Microphones.


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