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PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1320

6/15/2024
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1320 - Full Version Release Date: June 15, 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, Will Rogers, K5WLR, William Savocool, K2SAV, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 1:20:54 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1320 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service 1. AMSAT: AMSAT Mail Alias Service To End August 1st, 2024 2. AMSAT: Satellite Shorts From All Over 3. WIA: Square Kilometre Array Under Construction In Radio Quiet Zone As More Satellites Shout From Above 4. WIA: South Africa Takes First Steps To World Radio Conference 2027 5. WIA: A Wiki For Open Source In Amateur Radio 6. ARRL: 2024 ARRL Field Day is Next Weekend! 7. ARRL: Amateur Radio Connects Family Members During Utah Boating Emergency 8. ARRL: ARRL Teachers Institute Kick Off Summer Cohorts 9. ARRL: New Amateur Extra Class Question Pool Has Been Released 10. Another Cyber Attack Brings Down Society Of Broadcast Engineers Webpage 11. Deadly Bangladesh Cyclone Remal Causes A Reunion 12. The Deutscher Amateur Radio Club Remote Operations In Development 13. Germany's New Class N License Exams Will Be Available At Ham Radio Friedrichshafen 14. World Wide Flora and Fauna Sees Russia Withdraw 15. 3D Printer Homebrews A Relationship 16. Amateur Radio Operators and Amateur Astronomers To Share Facility 17. Celebrate Inclusion On The Air With The Pride Radio Group 18. Silent Keys In India Include A Noted Author and A Photographer 19. Robust Lineup Of Vendors and Speakers At The 2024 Northeast HamXposition 20. Scanning Software Developer N5JMZ SK 21. IARU: International Amateur Radio Union Region One Ham Challenge is announced 22. WIA: The fun that's Ham Radio WInlink has the final word 23. ARRL: Ham Radio 2024 International Amateur Radio Exhibition Will Be Held June 28-30 In Friedrichshafen 24. ARRL: Annual Lighthouse and Lightship weekend is coming up in August 25: ARRL: Special Event Station Operation to celebrate Flag Day 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 talk about "Long Wave Radio" * 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 a look at the history of Hallicrafters. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net X: https://x.com/TWIAR Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari YouTube: https://bit.ly/TWIARYouTube RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 Automated (Full): https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, updated weekly) Automated (1-hour): https://www.twiar.net/TWIAR1HR.mp3 (Static file, updated weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. You can air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your...

Duration:01:20:54

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PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1319

6/8/2024
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1319 - Full Version Release Date: June 8, 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: 1:38:23 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1319 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service 1. AMSAT: Setting Up Your Own Satellite Ground Station With SatNOGS 2. AMSAT: SpaceX Aims For Successful Reentry In Fourth Starship Test Flight 3. AMSAT: Satellite Shorts From All Over 4. IARU: International Amateur Radio Union Region 1 HAMChallenge 2024 5. WIA: Peeking Underground With Giant Flying Antennas 6. WIA: The Fun That's Ham Radio Winlink Has The Final Word 7. Japanese AM Broadcast Stations Begin Suspensions 8. ARRL: ARRL Systems Service Disruption Update 9. ARRL: 2024 ARRL Field Day Is Two Weeks Away, Free Shipping on Field Day Merch 10. ARRL: HAM RADIO 2024 International Amateur Radio Exhibition Will Be Held June 28-30 In Friedrichshafen 11. ARRL: ARRL Affiliated Club In MS Donates 3D Printer, Books, To Local Library 12. ARRL: The 13 Colonies Special Event Is Announced 13. AMSAT Is On The Receiving End Of Project OSCAR Shutdown and Assumes Satellite Duties 14. Parks On The Air Sweeps Across Puerto Rico 15. Summits On The Air Explodes Across The EU 16. STEM Amateur Radio Club Launches Radio Equipped Balloon 17. Special Delivery From The Moon Is Underway 18. Boeing's Starliner Successfully Docks With The Space Station After Challenging Rendezvous 19. International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend Registration Heats Up 20. Orlando HamCation Now Accepting 2025 Award Nominees 21. Upcoming RadioSport Contests and Area Conventions and HamFests Listing 22. International Style On-Foot T-Hunt Wraps Up In California 23. ARRL: FCC opens comments about Coronal Mass Ejections communications impacts 24. ARRL: How to find a Field Day Site 25. ARRL: Section Manager Election results 26. ARRL: The ARRL Foundation announces the return of the club grant program for 2024 27. ARRL: The 2024 ARRL Kids Day event will take place June 15th and June 22-23, 2024 28. FCC: FCC Chairman proposes new rules for accidental space explosion risks 29. ARRL: June Volunteer Monitor 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 talk about the "ARRL Incident of May 2024" * 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 begins a four part series on the history of several legacy radio companies. This week, Bill begins with an in depth look at The National Radio Company. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net X: https://x.com/TWIAR Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari YouTube: https://bit.ly/TWIARYouTube RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 Automated (Full): https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, updated weekly) Automated (1-hour): https://www.twiar.net/TWIAR1HR.mp3 (Static file, updated weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. You can air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available...

Duration:01:38:23

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PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1318

6/1/2024
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1318 - Full Version Release Date: June 1, 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, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Marvin Turner, W0MET, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 1:57:44 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1318 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service 1. AMSAT: Project OSCAR Discontinues Operations, Donates Remaining Funds to AMSAT 2. WIA: Happy 99th Birthday To The South African Radio League 3. WIA: WSJT-X SuperFox Mode Is Announced 4. ARRL: ARRL Volunteer Examination Coordinator Services Update During Systems Disruption 5. ARRL: Solar Activity Significantly Affecting The Ionosphere and Propagation 6. ARRL: FCC Opens Comments About Coronal Mass Ejection Communications Impacts 7. ARRL: How To Find A Field Day Site 8. ARRL: Section Manager Election Results 9. ARRL: Cliff Ahrens, K0CA, Former ARRL Midwest Division Director, Silent Key 10. ARRL: SEA-PAC Hosting ARRL Northwestern Division Convention May 31st through June 2nd 11. ARRL: The ARRL Foundation Announces The Return Of The Club Grant Program For 2024 12. ARRL: The 2024 ARRL Kids Day Event Will Take Place June 15th and June 22nd and 23rd 13. CQ: 2024 CQ Amateur Radio Hall of Fame Inductees Announced 14. HamCation Accepting 2025 Award Nominations 15. India Experiences First Major Cyclone Of 2024, Amateurs Were Ready 16. Renovation Is The Keyword As Radio Caroline Plans Improvements 17. Operators In New Zealand Warm Up For Their Straight Key Night 18. Innovative Antenna Design and Its Military Potential Sees Engineer Suing An Ex-Employer 19. Amateurs Donate A "Shack" To A Non-Profit Campground In Missouri 20. A Couple Of Amateur Radio News Shorts From All Over 21. Ham Exemption Restored To Pennsylvania Hands Free Law - CW Going Mobile 22. FCC: FCC Chairman Proposes New Rules For Accidental Space Explosion Risk 23. June Volunteer Monitor Report 24. Upcoming Hamfests and Upcoming Conventions 25. AMSAT: AMSAT At Hamvention 26. ARRL: 2024 ARRL National Convention Hosted at Dayton Hamvention Concludes 27. ARRL: 2024 ARRL Youth Rally A Success at Dayton Hamvention 28. WWVB Operating At Reduced Power Due To Antenna Damage 29. Omnispace and Starlink Battle Over Frequency Coordination and Interference 30. ARRL: 2024 ARRL National Convention a Success 31. ARRL: 2024 ARRL National Convention Forums Available On YouTube 32. ARRL: International Amateur Radio Union Elections Recap 33. ARRL: Dayton Hamvention Attendance Is Announced and a New Record Is Set 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 discuss the origins of our amateur radio bands. * The DX Corner with Bill Salyers, AJ8B with all the latest news on DXpeditions, DX, upcoming contests, and more.. * Weekly Propagation and Solar Weather Forecast from the ARRL. * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. This week, Bill takes us aboard The Wayback Machine to explore the history of amateur radio repeaters in part two of this special report. * SPECIAL REPORT: From the just concluded Dayton Hamvention, we will hear a talk given by Riley Hollingsworth, K4ZDH ARRL Volunteer Monitor Program Administrator at the 2024 Dayton Hamvention during the Good Operators and Interference Forum. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net X: https://x.com/TWIAR Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari YouTube: https://bit.ly/TWIARYouTube RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 Automated (Full): https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, updated weekly) Automated (1-hour): https://www.twiar.net/TWIAR1HR.mp3 (Static file, updated weekly) ----- Visit our website at...

Duration:01:57:44

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PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1317

5/25/2024
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1317 - Full Version Release Date: May 25, 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, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 1:29:11 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1317 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service 1. AMSAT: AMSAT At Hamvention 2. AMSAT: Lost and Found: Missing Satellite Rediscovered 3. AMSAT: Satellite Shorts From All Over 4. ARRL: 2024 ARRL National Convention Hosted at Dayton Hamvention Concludes 5. ARRL: 2024 ARRL Youth Rally A Success at Dayton Hamvention 6. ARRL: ARRL Headquarters Based Computer Systems Fall To Hackers 7. Right To Repair Law For Electronics To Debut In California 8. WWVB Operating At Reduced Power Due To Antenna Damage 9. Omnispace and Starlink Battle Over Frequency Coordination and Interference 10. Theresa Cruz Aniceto DW3TRZ SK 11. World Cup Cricket Tournament Is Seeking Amateur Radio Operators 12. Leo McHugh EI8BR, CW Mentor SK 13. Permit Is Granted For USA Radio Orienteering Event 14. Youth Operators To Be Featured In Rotuma DXpedition 15. Two Amateur Radio Projects Receive Software Awards 16. Radio Caroline, Britain's Pirate Radio Station Broadcasting From Sea, Turns 60 Years Strong 17. ARRL: 2024 ARRL National Convention a Success 18. ARRL: 2024 ARRL National Convention Forums Available On YouTube 19. ARRL: 2024 ARRL Field Day is One Month Away! 20. ARRL: International Amateur Radio Union Elections Recap 21. Northeast HamXposition and ARRL New England Division Convention announced a major addition to its program 22. Two dozen amateur radio groups will be activating different parks in and around Puerto Rico on May 26, 2024. 23. Beginning June 1, 2024, amateur radio clubs will activate special event stations for the 80th anniversary of D-Day. 24. ARRL Contest sheet and upcoming hamfests and conventions 25. FCC: FCC Votes To Reestablishes Net Neutrality Rules 26. AMSAT: 2024 AMSAT Board of Directors Election – Call for Nominations 27. WIA: Researchers Say Satellite May Imperil The Earth's Magnetosphere 28. FCC: FCC Launches New Spectrum Steering Team To Implement White House National Spectrum Policy 29. US National Weather Service Suggests Amateurs Prepare For Upcoming Hurricane Season 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 discuss The Nature Of Inspiration * The DX Corner with Bill Salyers, AJ8B in the DX Corner, with all the latest 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 all aboard The Wayback Machine to look at Part One of his series on the History of Amateur Radio Repeaters. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net X: https://x.com/TWIAR Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari YouTube: https://bit.ly/TWIARYouTube RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 Automated (Full): https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, updated weekly) Automated (1-hour): https://www.twiar.net/TWIAR1HR.mp3 (Static file, updated weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. You can air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news...

Duration:01:29:11

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PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1316

5/18/2024
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1316 - Full Version Release Date: May 18, 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, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 1:27:01 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1316 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service 1. FCC: FCC Votes To Reestablishes Net Neutrality Rules 2. Engineers Embrace Repair Culture As New Law Takes Shape In California 3. AMSAT: 2024 AMSAT Board of Directors Election – Call for Nominations 4. AMSAT: Wanted: Your AO-7 Experiences and Memories 5. AMSAT: AMSAT Ambassador Program Re-Introduced at Hamvention 6. AMSAT: Satellite Shorts From All Over 7. WIA: Researchers Say Satellite May Imperil The Earth's Magnetosphere 8. FCC: FCC Launches New Spectrum Steering Team To Implement White House National Spectrum Policy 9. Solar Storms – Not HAARP – Created Recent Intense Auroral Display 10. Solar Storms Cause Widespread Aurura and Shuts Down HF Communications World Wide 11. US National Weather Service Suggests Amateurs Prepare For Upcoming Hurricane Season 12. Annual Earhart Special Event To Also Honor Local Silent Key In Ireland 13. New Plaque Installed Outside VOA Museum Honors Amateur 14. Hams In India Hold First Of Its Kind Disaster Drill 15. Amateur Radio Software Award Goes To OpenWebRX Project 16. ARRL: The 2024 Dayton HamVention is underway! 17. ARRL: Solar Storms, result in world wide auroras, and disruptions to HF and Satellite Communications 18. ARRL: The 2024 Museum Ships Weekend is announced 19. ARRL: 80th Anniversary of D-Day special event stations announce operation plans 20. ARRL: Upcoming events in Radio Sport and upcoming conventions and hamfests 21. AMSAT: NASA reveals SpaceX's innovative plan for Starship refueling in orbit 22. ARRL: ARRL Learning Center features two new Emergency Communications Training Courses 23. ARRL: ARRL Volunteers obtain ham exemption to Pennsylvania Hands Free Law 24. ARRL: International Museum Weekend will take place June 15/16 and 22/23 25. ARRL: Dick Rutan, KB6LQS record setting pilot has become a silent key 26. ARRL: Fair Radio Sales - Electronic Military Surplus Store is officially closing on June 28th 27. One year anniversary in orbit is celebrated by a pico balloon 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 discuss "Automatic FM DX Decoding." * The DX Corner with Bill Salyers, AJ8B with news on DXpeditions, DX, upcoming contests and more. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Our own amateur radio historian, Will Rogers, K5WLR, returns with another edition of A Century of Amateur Radio. This week, Will takes us aboard The Wayback Machine to the early 1920's as he presents this latest edition entitled, Aerials, Attachments, and Audibility. A close up look at Wires, Gaps, and phones. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net X: https://x.com/TWIAR Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 Automated (Full): https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, updated weekly) Automated (1-hour): https://www.twiar.net/TWIAR1HR.mp3 (Static file, updated weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. You can air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur...

Duration:01:27:01

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PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1315

5/11/2024
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. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net X: https://x.com/TWIAR Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 Automated (Full): https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, updated weekly) Automated (1-hour): https://www.twiar.net/TWIAR1HR.mp3 (Static file, updated weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. You can air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and...

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PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1314

5/4/2024
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. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net X: https://x.com/TWIAR Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 Automated (Full): https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, updated weekly) Automated (1-hour): https://www.twiar.net/TWIAR1HR.mp3 (Static file, updated weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. You can air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The...

Duration:01:35:05

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PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1313

4/27/2024
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1313 - Full Version Release Date: April 27, 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, Don Hulcik, K2ATJ, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Marvin Turner, W0MET, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, William Savocool, K2SAV, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 1:56:03 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1313 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service 1. AMSAT: Nine US Schools Moved Forward In ARISS Contact Selection Process 2. AMSAT: AMSAT Engineering Team Powering Up For Hamvention 3. AMSAT: Satellite Shorts From All Over 4. WIA: Washington Tasks NASA To Come Up With A Lunar Centric Time System 5. ARRL: MFJ To Cease On Site Production Next Month 6. ARRL: T-Minus Three Weeks: 2024 ARRL National Convention At Hamvention 7. ARRL: Colorado Students Contact The International Space Station 8. ARRL: Amateur Radio Contact In Space And On The Ground 9. ARRL: National Voice Of America Museum of Broadcasting Will Be Open During Dayton Hamvention Weekend 10. ARRL: Youth On The Air Is Accepting Donations Of Eclipse Glasses 11. ARRL: National World War One Museum In Kansas Missouri To Activate Special Event Station 12. Voyager One Transmitting Data Again Via Deep Space Network Station 43 13. Santa Barbara California Radio Club Finds Itself Homeless 14. US Congress To Reopen Debate About AM Radios Future In Cars 15. Early Eclipse Data Released By HamSci - Time Signals Affected By Eclipse 16. Wireless Institute of Australia Annual Meeting And Radio Convention 17. SOS Radio Week In Coming Up 18. Amateurs In India Assist In The Nations Elections 19. FCC votes to restore Net Neutrality Rules 20. ARRL Field Day Supplies now available 21. Big Bear California Mini-HamCation is coming up 22. ARRL Radio Sport Listings and Upcoming conventions and hamfests 23. AMSAT: Trash From The ISS May Have Hit A House In Florida 24. WIA: What Is The State Of Broadcast Radio In The United States Today? 25. ARRL: Going The Extra Mile - Amateur Radio Connects all 26.2 Miles Of The Boston Marathon 26. ARRL: Ham Radio 2024 Messe Friedrichshaven - Celebrating 60 Years Of Islands On The Air 27. ARRL: Start Your Field Day Planning Today 28. ARRL: Club Grant Program To Return 29. ARRL: 2024 ARRL National Convention At Dayton Hamvention -- Program and App Available 30. ARRL: Armed Forces Day Crossband Test May 11, 2024 31. ARRL: Special Event W7G To Celebrate The 155th Anniversary Of The Driving Of The Golden Spike 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 tell you how to successfully weave amateur radio into your lifestyle * The DX Corner with Bill Salyers, AJ8B with news on DXpeditions, DX, upcoming contests and this week Bill completes his look back at the 2023 World of DX. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Will Rogers K5WLR - A Century Of Amateur Radio History. Our amateur radio historian Will Rogers, K5WLR will be here with an expanded edition of A Century of Amateur Radio. This week, Will takes us in The Wayback Machine to the early days of radio to take a quick look at the technical writing of the time, and a comprehensive look at Spark. What was it? And how did it work? ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net X: @twiar Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 Automated (Full): https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, updated weekly) Automated (1-hour): https://www.twiar.net/TWIAR1HR.mp3 (Static file, updated weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. You can air This Week in...

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PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1312

4/20/2024
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1312 - Full Version Release Date: April 20, 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, Don Hulcik, K2ATJ, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Marvin Turner, W0MET, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, William Savocool, K2SAV, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 1:59:59 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1312 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service 1. NEWS: Famous Pittsburgh Inventor (You Probably Haven’t Heard Of) Celebrates 150th Birthday 2. AMSAT: NASA Astronaut Loral O’Hara, Crewmates Return From International Space Station 3. AMSAT: New NASA Strategy Envisions Sustainable Future For Space Operations 4. AMSAT: Trash From The ISS May Have Hit A House In Florida 5. AMSAT: Satellite Shorts From All Over 6. WIA: What Is The State Of Broadcast Radio In The United States Today? 7. BOSTON: Going The Extra Mile - Amateur Radio Connects all 26.2 Miles Of The Boston Marathon 8. ARRL: New England QSO Party — 2024 9. ARRL: Ham Radio 2024 Messe Friedrichshafen - Celebrating 60 Years Of Islands On The Air 10. ARRL: Start Your Field Day Planning Today 11. ARRL: Club Grant Program To Return 12. ARRL: 2024 ARRL National Convention At Dayton Hamvention -- Program and App Available 13. ARRL: Armed Forces Day Crossband Test May 11, 2024 14. ARRL: Special Event W7G To Celebrate The 155th Anniversary Of The Driving Of The Golden Spike 15. ARRL: Students In Marietta, Georgia, Hold An Amateur Radio Contact With The International Space Station 16. Bouvet Dxpedition Is Reassessed And Put On Hold 17. Silent Keys: Elpidio "Pete" Cobian, N6VJD, and Larry Staples, WØAIB 18. Oregon Amateur Radio Simulated Crisis Draws A Large Response 19. The Courage Handi-Ham Systems Celebrates 57 Years 20. SOS Radio Week Coming Up 21. ARRL Contest Sheet and Upcoming Convention Listings 22. AMSAT: AMSAT Seeks Volunteers To Assist With 2024 Hamvention AMSAT Booth 23. WIA: Belgium Proposes Restriction To The 23 Centimeter Band 24. ARRL: Amateur Radio Saves Family In Death Valley National Park 25. ARRL: Active Hurricane Season Predicted For 2024 26. ARRL: ARRL Teachers Institute On Wireless Technology Applications Due Before May 1st 27. ARRL: Recipients Of The 2023 Cass Awards Have Been Announced 28. Hytera Radios Banned From Sales In The United States 29. NASA Locates Faulty Memory Chip That Is Garbling Voyager's Data Transmissions 30. Violent Windstorm Takes Down West Virginia Broadcast Towers 31. Spanish Amateurs Receive Privileges On The 8 Meter Band (40mHz) 32. AMSAT: 2024 AMSAT/TAPR Banquet At Hamvention To Be Held Friday May 17th 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 tell us that RF is all around us. And how to start your own station's frequency survey. * The DX Corner with Bill Salyers, AJ8B with news on DXpeditions, DX, upcoming contests and more. Expanded Edition * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. This week, Bill takes us aboard The Wayback Machine to 1977 when the FCC was backlogged with over 500,000 11 meter license applications per month. And when in print, it was charged that the Commission was staffed by Ham Radio Henchmen who conspired with the the then 300,000 hams to keep nine million 11 meter operators from acquiring expanded frequencies. * 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 as he wraps up his three part talk he entitled Facts About Microphones. -----...

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PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1311

4/13/2024
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. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net X: @twiar Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 Automated (Full): https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, updated weekly) Automated (1-hour): https://www.twiar.net/TWIAR1HR.mp3 (Static file, updated weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio,...

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PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1310

4/6/2024
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1310 - Full Version Release Date: April 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, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, William Savocool, K2SAV, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 1:36:08 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1310 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service 1. FCC: FCC’s Pirate Hunt Leads Field Agents To New York’s Hudson Valley 2. FCC: FCC Set To Vote To Restore Net Neutrality Rules This Month 3. ARDC: M17 Announces New Open Source Hardware For Amateur Radio Enthusiasts 4. AMSAT: AMSAT-DL Proposes Next Generation GEO/MEO Amateur Radio Payload 5. AMSAT: Satellite Shorts From All Over 6. FCC: FCC Looks At cell phone Satellite Access To Satellites From Foreign Countries 7. WIA: Weird and Wonderful - A Martian Tale 8. ARRL: Ham Radio's Many Roles During The Solar Eclipse - PART ONE 9. ARRL: Ham Radio's Many Roles During The Solar Eclipse - PART TWO 10. ARRL: Register Now For The 2024 ARRL Youth Rally 11. ARRL: ARRL Seeking Applicants For Assistant Education and Learning Manager 12. ARRL: 2024 ARRL Field Day Poster Released 13. ARRL: ARRL Resumes Accepting Life Membership Applications 14. ARRL: The National Trail Amateur Radio Club Commemorates Former U.S. President Abraham Lincoln 15. The Annual 13 Colonies Special Event Organizers Are Looking For Amateur Radio Volunteers 16. Baltimore Bridge Disaster Puts Local Amateurs On Alert 17. The Importance Of Amateur Radio Is Highlighted During Storm Related Network Outage 18. Candidates Prepare For Germany's New Amateur License 19. Voice Of America Museum Will Have Expanded Hours During HamVention 20. Expected Traffic Jams At Eclipse Epicenter Will Be Assisted By Amateurs 21. Northern California DX Foundation Funds Upcoming Jarvis Island DxPedition 22. World's First Canadian Century Club Winner Is A New York Amateur 23. New Jersey Amateurs Emergency Response Role Is Recognized 24. World Autism Awareness Day Special Event 25. ARRL Contest Sheet and Upcoming Conventions and HamFest 26. AMSAT: AMSAT-NA Prepares For HamVention 2024 27. WIA: New Zealand Amateurs Will Be Keeping Portions Of The 3.3 GigaHertz Band 28. FCC: FCC Pushes Back On SpaceX's Request For More StarLink Spectrum 29. ARRL: Amateur Radios Importance Is Highlighted At The National Hurricane Conference 30. ARRL: World Amateur Radio Day Is Coming Up On April 18th, 2024 31. Relabeling Of Parks On The Air Global Parks Is Complete. China Returns To Parks On The Air 32. Online Retailers Sale Of Illegal Jammers Make National Network News Plus these Special Features This Week: * Bruce Paige, KK5DO, AMSAT Satellite Report with news on all the satellites in orbit. * Australia's own Onno Benschop VK6FLAB with Foundations of Amateur Radio asks if you are ready for a Global Party. * The DX Corner with Bill Salyers, AJ8B with news on DXpeditions, DX, upcoming contests and more. * Will Rogers, K5WLR will be here with an extended look back in amateur radio history, with a special edition of 'A Century of Amateur Radio'. This week, Will takes The Wayback Machine back to look at the early editions of QST, with an article he calls, 'Humor, Poetry, and Rotten Rants'. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net X: @twiar Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 Automated (Full): https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, updated weekly) Automated (1-hour): https://www.twiar.net/TWIAR1HR.mp3 (Static file, updated weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. You can air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less....

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PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1309

3/30/2024
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1309 - Full Version Release Date: March 30, 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, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Marvin Turner, W0MET, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 1:59:44 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1309 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service 1. AMSAT: AMSAT Prepares For Hamvention 2024 2. AMSAT: METEOR M2-4 Meteorology Satellite Readying For Operation 3. AMSAT: Satellite Shorts From All Over 4. WIA: New Zealand Amateurs Keep Partial Access To 3.3 GigaHertz Band 5. WIA: YASME Foundation Presents Supporting Grants and Awards 6. FCC: FCC Pushes Back On SpaceX's Request For More Starlink Spectrum 7. ARRL: Amateur Radio's Importance Highlighted at National Hurricane Conference 8. ARRL: World Amateur Radio Day Is April 18th, 2024 9. ARRL: Reminder: Solar Eclipse April 8th, 2024 10. ARRL: New Training Course Offered By The ARRL Puerto Rico Section 11. ARRL: Blind Operator, Tower Climber, and SE Repeater Association President Wade Hampton Jr. K4ITL, SK 12. Relabeling Of Parks On The Air Global Parks Is Complete, China Returns To POTA 13. Online Retailers Sale Of Illegal Jammers Make Network News 14. Simplex Operation Resilience Is Tested By Pennsylvania's Skywarn Team 15. Comet Hunting Amateur Is Honored By NASA's SunGrazer Program 16. Grant Program Expands Islands On The Air Program To More Locations 17. Adam Farson, VA7OJ/AB7OJ, HamVention 2022 Award Winner, SK 18. Weekend Workshop For Citizen Scientists Held By HamSci 19. Emmy Award Presented To The FCC Spectrum Auction Program 20. NASA: NASA to Launch Sounding Rockets Into Moon’s Shadow During Solar Eclipse 21. NASA: NASA Is Accepting Applications For Astronauts 22. Upcoming Contests and HamFest Convention Listing 23. FCC: FCC proposes framework to ease satellite to smartphone coverage from space 24. ARRL: FCC to require two factor authentication for CORES users 25. ARRL: Get ready for the upcoming 2024 ARRL National Convention and Youth Rally - Part One 26. ARRL: Get ready for the upcoming 2024 ARRL National Convention and Youth Rally - Part Two 27. Parks On The Air begins park prefix update 28. Last Low Power broadcast FM frequency allocation in San Francisco is assigned Plus these Special Features This Week: * Our technology reporter Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will be here to talk about keyboards. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will look at the question "What's With All That Lack Of Noise?" * 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 August 15th, 1952 when the FCC confirmed the new temporary amateur radio service they entitled RACES, The Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service. * The Facts About Microphones - Part One of a three-part interview conducted by Hap Holly, KC9RP with the late Bob Heil, K9EID, for the Classic RAIN Report. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net X: @twiar Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 Automated (Full): https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, updated weekly) Automated (1-hour): https://www.twiar.net/TWIAR1HR.mp3 (Static file, updated weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. You can air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on...

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PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1308

3/23/2024
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1308 - Full Version Release Date: March 23, 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, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, William Savocool, K2SAV, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 1:45:10 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1308 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service 1. AMSAT: Starship Lifts Off On Third Test Flight 2. AMSAT: NASA’s SpaceX Crew-7 Finishes Mission, Returns to Earth 3. AMSAT: Satellite Shorts From All Over 4. FCC: FCC Proposes Framework To Ease Satellite-To-Smartphone Supplemental Coverage From Space 5. Stay Tuned — New Radio Station Coming To Wilmington Ohio 6. ARRL: FCC To Require Two-Factor Authentication For CORES Users 7. ARRL: Get Ready For The 2024 ARRL National Convention and Youth Rally - PART ONE 8. ARRL: Get Ready For The 2024 ARRL National Convention and Youth Rally - PART TWO 9. ARRL: International Marconi Day April 27th 2024 10. ARRL: The 2024 Society of Amateur Radio Astronomers Western Conference Will Be Held In Dallas, Texas 11. ARRL: The Third Annual Lewis and Clark Trail On The Air Event Is Coming Up June 1-16, 2024 12. Parks On The Air Begins Park Prefix Updates 13. Radio Network Convention To Be Hosted By Radio Society of Sri Lanka 14. HAREC License Examinations To Be Offered By The Irish Radio Transmitters Society 15. FCC Action Adopts Rules For Cellular CONUS Satellite Coverage / Questions Security Threats Via Satellite 16. Last Low Power Broadcast FM Frequency In San Francisco Is Assigned 17. Upcoming DxPedition Will Also Be A Mock Disaster Drill 18. Celebrated QRP'er Dieter Gentzow, W8DIZ - SK 19. Germany's Amateur Radio Regulations Celebrate 75th Year 20. Upcoming ARRL Contest and Convention Listing 21. IARU/RAC: World Amateur Radio Day theme is announced 22. ARRL: Amateur Radio stands ready to support eclipse operations 23. ARRL: 2024 ARRL Field Day Theme is announced: "Be Radio Active" 24. ARRL: Dayton HamVention Award Winners are announced 25. DARC: New N Class license holders in Germany will receive DN9 callsigns 26. Space Junk from the ISS re-enters Earth's atmosphere without a problem 27. Orlando HamCation sets new attendance record 28. FCC: FCC has finally decreed that 25/3 is not broadband speed anymore Plus these Special Features This Week: * Our technology reporter Leo Laporte, W6TWT, talks about old computers in his studio, he will answer the question, "Are Solid State Drives Reliable?", and asks if your new smart TV is spying on you. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, talks about "The Skyhook Dilemma". * 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 returns with a long lost Ancient Amateur Archive segment that travels back to the Cold War era, and takes a look at the old Emergency Notification System known as CONELRAD. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net X: @twiar Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 Automated (Full): https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, updated weekly) Automated (1-hour): https://www.twiar.net/TWIAR1HR.mp3 (Static file, updated weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. You can air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North...

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PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1307

3/16/2024
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1307 - Full Version Release Date: March 16, 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, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, William Savocool, K2SAV, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Marvin Turner, W0MET, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 1:42:41 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1307 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service 1. SPACEX: SpaceX Transporter 10 Successfully Launches Over Fifty Satellites 2. AMSAT: Vostochny Spaceport Sends Meteor-M2-4 Weather Satellite Into Orbit 3. AMSAT: NASA’s SpaceX Crew-8 Launches To International Space Station 4. AMSAT: Satellite Shorts From All Over 5. FCC: Two US Politicians Propose Legislation To Restore FCC Spectrum Auctions 6. FCC: FCC Clears SpaceX To Use E-Band For Starlink Capacity Improvements 7. IARU: World Amateur Radio Day Theme Announced By The International Amateur Radio Union 8. ARRL: Amateur Radio Stands Ready To Support Eclipse Operations 9. ARRL: 2024 ARRL Field Day Theme: Be 'Radio Active' 10. ARRL: Dayton Hamvention 2024 Award Winners Are Announced 11. ARRL: The 2024 Baker to Vegas Race Is Set To Run On March 23 and 24 12. New N Class License Holders In Germany Will Receive DN9 Callsigns 13. New Small Satellite Has Amateur Radio Aboard 14. Space Junk From The ISS Re-Enters Earth's Atmosphere Without A Problem 15. Landlords Are Charged By The FCC For Supporting Radio Piracy 16. YASME Foundation Grants and Awards Are Presented 17. Islands On The Air Chaser Honor Roll Is Published 18. 2009 Dayton Hamvention Amateur Of The Year Danny Hampton, SK 19. Orlando HamCation Sets New Attendance Record 20. Hams In Halifax North Carolina Resolve Upcoming Special Event Station 21. Canadian Amateur Radio Club Will Hold Unique Special Event Station 22. Upcoming Conventions and select Contests from the ARRL Contest Calendar 23. ARRL: FCC Announces Job Opportunities For Recent Engineering Graduates 24. ARRL: National Council Of Volunteer Examiners Removes One General Class Question 25. Australia's new amateur licensing system expands overseas hams privileges 26. Luxembourg adds a new class of license for entry level operators 27. Islands On The Air celebrate its 60th anniversary with the theme of Friedrichshafen 28. Amateur Radio Digital Communications sets April 1st deadline for grant applications 29. Monthly Volunteer Monitoring Report Plus these Special Features This Week: * Our technology reporter Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about how you can stay safe online when using free open wifi connections. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will talk about "Technology At Its Finest" * The DX Corner with Bill Salyers, AJ8B with news on DXpeditions, DX, upcoming contests and more. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Will Rogers, K5WLR returns with another edition of A Century of Amateur Radio. This week, Will takes us aboard The Wayback Machine to the year 1915 for an amateur radio journey entitled "A Patriotic and Dignified Effort". ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net X: @twiar Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 Automated (Full): https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, updated weekly) Automated (1-hour): https://www.twiar.net/TWIAR1HR.mp3 (Static file, updated weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. You can air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all...

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PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1306

3/9/2024
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1306 - Full Version Release Date: March 9, 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, Marvin Turner, W0MET, Eric Zitell, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Bob Donlon, W3BOO, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 1:38:14 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1306 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service 1. The man who defined the sound of live rock 'n' roll music and brought audio engineering principles into mainstream amateur radio use, Doctor Bob Heil, K9EID, has passed away at the age of 83. We will have the details 2. AMSAT: ARISS 40th Anniversary Celebration Held at Kennedy Space Center 3. AMSAT: Satellite Shorts From All Over 4. NASA: NASA Has Opened The Call For A Simulated Yearlong Mars Mission 5. ICASA: From The Land Of The Free To The Land Of The Fees 6. WIA: New Zealand Launches A Demonstration Satellite To Clean Up Space Junk 7. FCC: The FCC Puts More East Coast Broadcast Pirates In Its Sights 8. IARU: World Amateur Radio Day Coming Up 9. ARRL: FCC Job Opportunity For Recent Engineering Graduates 10. ARRL: Solar Eclipse Is One Month Away, Get Involved Now 11. ARRL: Bob Vallio, W6RGG, Named ARRL Honorary Vice President 12. ARRL: Pi Day Is On The Menu For Amateur Radio On March 14, 2024 13. ARRL: National Council of Volunteer Examiners Remove One General Class Question 14. Transfering Wireless Power Via Infrared 15. Australia's New Amateur Licensing System Expands Overseas Hams Privileges 16. Amateurs Assist By Getting Medicine To Rail Passenger 17. Luxembourg Adds A New Class Of License For Entry Level Operators 18. IOTA/Islands On The Air 60th Anniversary Selects Friedrichshafen Theme 19. Amateur Radio Digital Communications Sets April First Deadline For Grant Applications 20. Helicopter On MARS Is Retired By NASA 21. Amateurs Needed Worldwide For Autism Awareness Week Special Event 22. Monthly Volunteer Monitor Report 23. Upcoming Contests and Conventions From The League 24. FCC: FCC approves 6 gigahertz wifi management system 25. ARRL: Preparation underway across the US for the spring severe weather season 26. NASA: US Lunar Lander is functioning despite landing issues 27. FCC: FCC Honors program is seeking engineering applicants 28. FCC: A Cybercriminal Group Built A Duplicate Webpage Used By FCC Employees To Validate Credentials Plus these Special Features This Week: * Our technology reporter Leo Laporte, W6TWT, tells us that millenials have discovered what they are calling a TV hack, a fantastic new discovery...free TV..Over The Air...and talks about new viruses circulating on the net. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will talk about "The Art Of Finding An Operating Location, and spontaneously going out in the field to make some noise." * 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, we board The Wayback Machine for a trip back to 1962 when the hot words in amateur radio circles was "OSCAR" and TELSTAR. An it was the year that the FCC first proposed licensing fees. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net X: @twiar Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 Automated (Full): https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, updated weekly) Automated (1-hour): https://www.twiar.net/TWIAR1HR.mp3 (Static file, updated weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. You can air This Week in...
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PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1305

3/2/2024
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1305 - Full Version Release Date: March 2, 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, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Eric Zitell, KD2RJX, Bob Donlon, W3BOO, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 1:39:56 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1305 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service 1. Amateur Radio and Audio Innovator Bob Heil, K9EID, SK 2. AMSAT: Satellite Shorts From All Over 3. FCC: FCC Moves To Add 13 New Languages To Emergency Alert System On Radio 4. ARRL: HAARP Needs Ham Help 5. ARRL: Preparation Underway For Severe Spring Weather 6. ARRL: Young Ladies Radio League Celebrates International Women's Day With Special Event 7. ARRL: Amateur Radio Operators Celebrate Launch Of USS Midway 8. ARRL: HamSci First Festival of Eclipse Ionospheric Science Event Results Announced 9. FCC: FCC Chair Announces Missing and Endangered Persons Alert Code To Emergency Alert System 10. US Lunar Lander Is Functioning Despite Landing Issues 11. Amateur Radio on the ISS Celebrates 40 Years Of Ham Radio In Space 12. Indian Island DxPedition Draws Attention To Cyclone Caused Problems 13. AMSAT Announces FunCube Will Be Silent Though Mid-March 14. FCC Honors Program Is Seeking Engineering Applicants 15. Older Starlink Satellites Are Scheduled For De-orbiting 16. Ye Olde Hurdy Gurdy Museum Station Back On The Air 17. FCC: FCC Approves 6 GigaHertz Wi-Fi Management Systems 18. Upcoming ARRL Conventions and HamFest Listing 19. RAC: Potential exists for Canada To Ban SDR devices 20. ARRL: Amateur radio operators needed for help with the upcoming solar eclipse project 21. ARRL: Winter Section Manager election results announced 22. ARRL: World Amateur Radio Day theme is chosen 23. New amateur radio regulations go into effect in Australia 24. New amateur radio regulations go into effect in the United Kingdom Plus these Special Features This Week: * Our technology reporter Leo Laporte, W6TWT, talks about new FCC regulations to keep robo-calls off your cellphone, and that the FCC has taken a positive step on net neutrality * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will talk amateur radio operators getting things done...or not. * 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 in The Wayback Machine to 1958 when the key word was satellites. And he will look at other actions taking place on the ham bands in the late 1950's. * RAIN Report, will present a talk given by the late Bob Heil, K9EID, who will talk about ham radio’s influence on his music and audio careers. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net X: @twiar Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 Automated (Full): https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, updated weekly) Automated (1-hour): https://www.twiar.net/TWIAR1HR.mp3 (Static file, updated weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. You can air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your...

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PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1304

2/24/2024
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1304 - Full Version Release Date: February 24, 2024 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Denny Haight, NZ8D, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Mike LaFountain, KE2AWY, Eric Zitell, KD2RJX, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 1:50:22 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1304 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service 1. AMSAT: SpaceX Delays Crew-8 Astronaut Launch to Make Way for Private Moon Mission 2. AMSAT: Upcoming Rideshare Launch to Include Amateur Payloads 3. AMSAT: Satellite Shorts From All Over 4. RAC: Potential for Canada to Ban SDR Devices 5. WIA: 100 New DAB+ Transmitters On The Air Across France 6. WIA: New Summits On The Air Group Is Growing For West Malaysian Hams 7. TECH: Anywhere There's A Camera, Now There Is A New Security Risk 8. ARRL: Line Up And Sign Up Club Activity To Generate Club Funds 9. ARRL: Amateur Radio Operators Needed For Help With Solar Eclipse Project 10. ARRL: Winter Season Section Manager Election Results 11. ARRL: Former Vice Director Of The ARRL Hudson Division, Bill Hudzik, W2UDT, Silent Key 12. ARRL: 105th Anniversary Of The American Legion To Be Celebrated With A Special Event Station 13. ARRL: World Amateur Radio Day Theme Is Chosen 14. Girl Scouts Contact The ISS / The ISS Digipeater Is Back On The Air 15. New Amateur Radio Regulations Are Now In Effect In The United Kingdom 16. FOLLOW UP: Lingering Questions Surround Missing Radio Tower 17. New Amateur Radio Regulations Now In Effect In Australia 18. VHF Repeater Abilities Tested During Indian DxPedition 19. Trained Skywarn Weather Spotters Needed For Upcoming Hurricane Season 20. ISS Crew 8 Astronauts Delayed By Launch Of Lunar Lander 21. Amateur Radio Software Award Honors The Innovative Spirit 22. Award Honors DX Century Club Elmers 23. Why Was The Eiffel Tower Kept? 24. SCI: Earth Has Received Power Beamed From A Satellite In Space For The First Time 25. ARRL: Senators Wicker & Blumenthal Introduce S.3690 To Eliminate Private Land Use Restrictions on AR 26. RAC: Barrie Crampton, VE3BSB, appointed to Canadian Amateur Radio Hall of Fame 27. ARRL: Amateur Radio As An Educational Tool Represented To Policymakers In Washington DC 28. ARRL: Highlights From The 2024 Orlando HamCation 29. ARRL: Registration Deadline For The HamSCI Sixth Annual Workshop Is March 1st 30. ESA: European Space Agency Proposes New Ham Satellite Payload, Seeks Comments 31. ARRL: Amateur Antennas Would Be Protected Under Proposed New Law In South Carolina 32. Upcoming Conventions and Contest Announcement Plus these Special Features This Week: * Our technology reporter Leo Laporte, W6TWT will be here to talk about shared computing programs, and Internet Service Providers with data caps. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will tell you how to write to your countries regulator about beacon and repeater licenses. * 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 in The Wayback Machine to the mid and late 1940's to discuss what the post war amateur bands were like after the big frequency shuffle, and how amateurs learned about something called TVI, and a little invention called an amplifying crystal. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net X: @twiar Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 Automated (Full): https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, updated weekly) Automated (1-hour): https://www.twiar.net/TWIAR1HR.mp3 (Static file, updated weekly)...

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PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1303

2/17/2024
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1303 - Full Version Release Date: February 17, 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, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Marvin Turner, W0MET, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Bob Donlon. W3BOO, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 2:03:56 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1303 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service 1. AMSAT: GreenCube IO-117 Continues Operations Beyond Expected February 5th Passivation 2. AMSAT: JS1YMG: Decoding The First Moon Based Ham Radio Station’s Telemetry Signals 3. AMSAT: Satellite Shorts From All Over 4. FCC: The FCC Bans Robocalls With AI Generated Voices 5. Earth Has Received Power Beamed From A Satellite In Space For The First Time 6. ARRL: Senators Wicker & Blumenthal Introduce S.3690 To Eliminate Private Land Use Restrictions on AR 7. RAC: Barrie Crampton, VE3BSB, appointed to Canadian Amateur Radio Hall of Fame 8. ARRL: Amateur Radio As An Educational Tool Represented To Policymakers In Washington DC 9. ARRL: Highlights From The 2024 Orlando HamCation 10. ARRL: Veteran DXpedition Leader Bob Allphin, K4UEE, SK 11. ARRL: Registration Deadline For The HamSCI Sixth Annual Workshop Is March 1st 12. ARRL: Errata to the 2024 - 2028 Amateur Extra-Class Question Pool Released (Updated) 13. WIA: Hams In Australia Have New License Procedures Taking Effect 14. European Space Agency Proposes New Ham Satellite Payload, Seeks Comments 15. Amateur Antennas Would Be Protected Under Proposed New Law In South Carolina 16. DMR TGIF Founder EA7KDO, Mitch Savage, SK 17. L3 Harris Technologies Prototype Antenna System and Satellites Receive High Marks 18. Jose Jacob VU2JOS Receives Lifetime Award 19. Hawaii Amateurs To Develop Emergency Simplex Radio Net 20. First Responders In West Virginia Organize A New Ham Radio Club 21. FCC: FCC Moves To Add 13 New Languages To Emergency Alert System On Radio 22. ARRL: ARRL Board of Directors Meets - Headquarters To Close on Presidents Day 23. Upcoming contests, conventions and hamfests 24. ARRL: Amateur Radio goes to high school in New York City 25. ARRL: George Washington's Birthday will be celebrated by three separate radio clubs 26. ARRL: The DX Mentor Recognition Program is announced 27. RSGB: Amateur radio license changes begin this month in the United Kingdom 28. ARRL: Monthly Volunteer Monitoring Program Report. Plus these Special Features This Week: * Our technology reporter Leo Laporte, W6TWT, takes a look at why you really don't need certain types of software on your computer. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, answers the question, "What is an Amateur Radio Emergency Response?" * 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 in The Wayback Machine to December 7th, 1941 during World War Two when the FCC issued Order 87 which shuts down amateur radio in the US, and creates, WERS, the War Emergency Service. * RAIN: The Rain Report we will hear an interview with Alex Muzyka, the man and mind behind the his KQ2H 10 Meter FM repeater in the Catskill mountains of New York. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net X: @twiar Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 Automated (Full): https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, updated weekly) Automated (1-hour): https://www.twiar.net/TWIAR1HR.mp3 (Static file, updated weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news....

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PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1302

2/10/2024
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1302 - Full Version Release Date: February 10, 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, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX Bob Donlon, W3BOO, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 1:26:24 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1302 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service 1. AMSAT: AO-92 Reenters Earth’s Atmosphere 2. AMSAT: Lunar Excursion Vehicle (LEV–1) Amateur Telemetry Received 3. WIA: New Indian Documentary Is A Collection Of Nostalgic Stories Of Radio Enthusiasts 4. Plan For Europe's Huge New Particle Collider Takes Shape 5. An Entire 200 Foot Tower Stolen From WJLX-AM Jasper Alabama 6. ARRL: California Storms: Amateur Radio Is Ready 7. ARRL: Amateur Radio Goes To High School In New York City 8. ARRL: World Radio Day 2024 9. ARRL: George Washington's Birthday Will Be Celebrated By Three Amateur Radio Clubs 10. ARRL: Georgia Elementary School Contacts The International Space Station 11. ARRL: DX Mentor Recognition Program Is Announced 12. Developing Nations CubeSats Are Getting A Ride To Orbit 13. Amateur Radio License Changes Begin This Month In The United Kingdom 14. Contester Slavko Celarc, S57DX, A Silent Key 15. International YL Club Plans A Czech Contest Station 16. Pluto's Discovery Celebrated On The Amateur Bands 17. Silicon Valley Explores Its Amateur Radio Past 18. A Major Festival In North Bengal Supported By Amateurs 19. WIA: Amelia Earhart's Long Lost Plane Possibly Detected By Sonar 20. Upcoming Select Contests and Conventions 21. Monthly Volunteer Monitoring System Report 22. ARRL: The first amateur radio signal originating on the moon JS1YMG is on the air 23. ARRL: Heil Sound makes a large donation to the W1AW stations 24. ARRL: ARRL Foundation is now accepting grant applications 25. ARRL: Volunteer Examiner Coordinators issues an Errata to the 2024-2028 Amateur Extra Class Question Pool 26. FCC: FCC submits its annual report on illegal radio enforcement to Congress 27. DLARC: The DLARC announces that Ham Radio & More program is added to its digital library 28. RAC: Canada strengthens its use it or lose it spectrum policy Plus these Special Features This Week: * Our technology reporter Leo Laporte, W6TWT talks about how computers are getting better, but how keyboards are getting worse. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will answer the question "What is the right mode for Emergency Communications?' * The DX Corner with Bill Salyers, AJ8B with news on DXpeditions, DX, upcoming contests and more. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Will Rogers, K5WLR, our amateur radio historian, will take the wayback machine to December of 1915 to take a look at the first edition of a little magazine called QST. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net X: @twiar Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 Automated (Full): https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, updated weekly) Automated (1-hour): https://www.twiar.net/TWIAR1HR.mp3 (Static file, updated weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. You can air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local...

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PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1301

2/3/2024
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1301 Release Date: February 3, 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, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, William Savacool, K2SAV, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 2:01:00 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1301 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service 1. AMSAT: New Portable Satellite Antenna Design is Perfect for Emergency Communications 2. AMSAT: Satellite Shorts From All Over 3. WIA: Why We Need Shortwave 2.0 4. FCC: FCC Is Giving Greater Privileges On 6 GigaHertz To Very Low Power Devices 5. FCC: FCC Updates Rules To Allow 70/80/90 Gigahertz Spectrum Bands For Ships and Aircraft 6. Morse Code Is Alive and Well at KPH 7. ARRL: The First Amateur Radio Station On The Moon, JS1YMG, Is Now Transmitting 8. ARRL: ARRL Midwest Division Convention, Winterfest 9. ARRL: Heil Sound Donates Equipment To W1AW 10. ARRL: ARRL Foundation Accepting Grant Applications In February 11. ARRL: Winter Field Day A Success For Ohio Club 12. ARRL: Errata To The 2024 Thru 2028 Amateur Extra Class Question Pool Released 13. ARRL: 160th Anniversary Of The Sinking Of The USS Housatonic 14. FCC: FCC Submits Annual Report on Illegal Radio Enforcement 15. Winter Field Day Statistics Released 16. State QSO Club Challenge Is Launched 17. Two Are Arrested For Theft Of Copper From KITX Destroyed Radio Tower 18. DLARC Announces Ham Radio and More Program Joins The Digital Library Collection 19. DxPeditioners Present A Memorial For A Friend 20. West Malaysian Amateurs Start A New Summits On The Air Group 21. Amateur Radio Education Part Of Curriculum At Staten Island School 22. RAC: Canada Strengthens Its Use It Or Lose It Spectrum Policy 23. Upcoming Contests and National Convention Listing 24. ARRL Board Approves Free Membership For Students, New Vice President Elected, and more - Part One. 25. ARRL: ARRL January Board of Directors Meeting Actions (continued) Part Two 26. ARRL: ARRL January Board of Directors Meeting Actions (continued) Part Three 27. FCC: FCC To Host Webinar Showcasing An Overview Of The FCC Experimental Licensing Program 28. ARRL: Amateur Radio Volunteers Needed For The 2024 Running Of The Boston Marathon 29. IEEE: IEEE Article Credits Amateur Radio For The Current Wireless Revolution 30. FCC Will Add Vehicles and Personnel For Enforcement Of The PIRATE Radio Act In Several Major Markets Plus these Special Features This Week: * Our technology reporter Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will discuss when is it time to buy a new router, you should look at MESS Technology, and talks about the advantages of Network Attached Storage. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will answer the question "What is a repeater or a beacon, really?" * 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 back to June 4, 1940 when the FCC issued an order that hams could not make contacts off shore, and then In December issue another order that took the amateurs totally off the air. * RAIN/QSO TODAY: We will conclude our two part interview with Gordon West, WB6NOA, and how he began his amateur radio journey. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net X: @twiar Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. You can air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater!...

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