PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1314

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1314 – Full Version

Release Date: May 4, 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, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, William Savocool, K2SAV, Denny Haight, NZ8D, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Approximate Running Time: 1:35:21

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1314

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service

1. Microwaves In The News
2. Drone Maker DJI Facing A Possible Ban In The United States
3. AMSAT: AO-109 Re-Enters Earths Atmosphere
4. AMSAT: Robusta-3A With Store & Forward Repeater Scheduled For Launch
5. AMSAT: Satellite Shorts From All Over
6. WIA: SiOTA – Silos On The Air
7. ARRL: CQ Magazine Publisher Dick Ross, K2MGA, SK
8. ARRL: Students Promote Collegiate Amateur Radio At The 2024 ARRL National Convention At Dayton Hamvention
9. ARRL: MFJ Ceasing On-Site Production
10. ARRL: Changes In The ARRL San Joaquin Valley Section
11. ARRL: Storms and Tornadoes: Amateur Radio Ready
12. ARRL: High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program HAARP To Conduct New Research Campaign
13. ARRL: FCC Is Seeking To Hire Two People For The Role Of Electronics Engineer Field Agent In Los Angeles
14. Laser Transmission Hits Earth From 140 Million Miles Away, But It’s Not Aliens
15. Proposed Distracted Driving Law Worries Hams In Pennsylvania
16. FCC Charging Six With Radio Piracy Proposes $850K In Fines
17. John Hays, K7VE Outreach Manager For Amateur Radio Digital Communications/ARDC – SK
18. On The Air “RagChew” Made History 100 Years Ago
19. Jarvis Island N5J DxPedition Welcome Veteran Operator
20. HamVention Debut Of Kids On The Air Coming Up
21. AMSAT: AMSAT Italia Enters Into the Ownership of IO-117 GreenCube Satellite
22. ARRL Field Day Training Sessions for Field Day Public Information Officers
23. Radio Sport: Upcoming contests and area conventions / hamfests
24. Monthly Volunteer Monitor Report
25. AMSAT: AMSAT Engineering Team is powering up for HamVention
26. Voyager One is now transmitting viable data once again via NASA’s Deep Space Communications Network
27. ARRL: The ARRL announces that Field Day 2024 merchandise is now available

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 the origins of the International Amateur Radio Union, IARU.
* The DX Corner with Bill Salyers, AJ8B with news on DXpeditions, DX, upcoming contests and more.
* Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL
* The late Bill Continelli, W2XOY with The History of Amateur Radio. This week, Bill takes aboard The Wayback Machine to the year 1978 where we find the FCC very busy banning 23 Channel CB Transceivers while hams buy them up and convert them to 10 meters. The FCC bans all RF amplifiers covering 27 to 30 MegaHertz, and in May of ’78, technicians finally get access to all of 2 and 6 meters.


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