PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1315

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1315 – Full Version

Release Date: May 11, 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, Eric Zitell, KD2RJX, Marvin Turner, W0MET, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Approximate Running Time: 1:27:25

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service:

Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1315

Trending headlines in this week’s bulletin service

1. AMSAT: Chang’e-6 Successfully Launches: China’s Historic Lunar Mission Begins
2. AMSAT: NASA Reveals SpaceX’s Innovative Plan For Starship Refueling In Orbit
3. AMSAT: Satellite Shorts From All Over
4. ARRL Learning Center Features Two New Emergency Communication Training Courses
5. ARRL: Focus On Public Safety Relationship Building At The 2024 ARRL National Convention
6. ARRL: ARRL Volunteers Obtain Ham Exemption To Pennsylvania Handsfree Law
7. ARRL: YL Summits On The Air Event Queens Of The Mountain Coming Up
8. ARRL: International Museums Weekends 2024 Will Take Place June 15 – 16 and 22 – 23
9. ARRL: Dick Rutan, KB6LQS, Record Setting Pilot, Has Become A Silent Key
10. ARRL: Fair Radio Sales, Electronic Military Surplus Store In Lima, Ohio, Officially Closing On June 28th, 2024
11. GreenCube Satellite Saved BY AMSAT Italia
12. Successful Bluetooth Connection With A Satellite Announced
13. HamVention Weekend To Feature TAPR, D-STAR and The Voice of America
14. One Year Anniversary In Orbit For A Pico Balloon
15. Trafficked Woman In India Is Returned Thanks To Amateur Radio
16. Tuskegee Airmen To Be Honored By New York Special Event
17. HamSci To Showcase Eclipse Findings During HamVention
18. Upcoming Radio Sport Contests and Conventions
19. Drone Maker DJI is facing a possible ban in the United States
20. ARRL: CQ Publisher Dick Ross K2MGA has become a silent key
21. ARRL: Students to promote collegiate amateur radio at the 2024 ARRL National Convention at HamVention
22. ARRL: Changes announced in the ARRL San Joaquin Valley Section
23. ARRL: Amateur Radio is ready for the upcoming severe storms and tornado season
24. ARRL: FCC is seeking to hire people for the role of Electronics Engineer Field Agent in the Los Angeles area
25. Proposed distracted driving law in Pennsylvania has amateur radio operators there concerned
26. KOTA: Kids On The Air – Newly formed organization to makes its national debut at the upcoming HamVention
27. ARRL: ARRL Field Day Swag is now available
28. FCC: FCC Volunteer Monitor Program 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, asks if your shack has a place for everything, and everything in its place.
* 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. This week, Bill takes us aboard The Wayback Machine to the late seventies and early 1980’s where we find WARC-79 coming to an end with hams on top as they keep all of their current bands and receive additional allocations at 10, 18, and 24 MegaHertz. And the FCC approves ASCII on the amateur bands.


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