PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #942

This Week in Amateur Radio #942

Week of March 18, 2017

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Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This is for Edition #942 with a release and air date of Saturday, March 18, 2017. This week’s edition is anchored by Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Don Hulick, K2AJT, Fred Fitte, NF2F, and Jessica Bowen, KB2VWX.

This week’s program was produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Trending stories in this week’s bulletin service:

1. ARRL Weighs In on New California Driving While Wireless Statute
2. ARISS Moves Closer to Launching New Radio System to Space Station
3. Swedish Regulator Rejects Entry Level Amateur Radio License
4. International Crystal Manufacturing Going Out of Business
5. New Amateur Radio Rules and Regulations Go In to Effect In Cuba
6. Skaneateles ham radio operator aids journalist in Africa
7. Hams Support Miami Marathon Communications for the 15th Consecutive Year
8. Motorola Solutions Sues Hytera Communications, Alleging Patent, Trade Secrets Theft
9. ARRL Executive Committee to Meet this Month in Denver

Plus these Special Features This Week:

Amateur Radio Operator Obesity and Health with Greg Stoddard, KF9MP.
Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT,
Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO
Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB

Plus, a special talk from The Dayton 2016 HamVention – Craig Thompson-K9CT. This Illinois ham was first licensed in 1967. Craig founded Thompson Electronics Company in 1980 and is still CEO of it today. Craig spoke at the RTTY forum at the 2016 Dayton Hamvention. While his talk targeted DXing and contesting on RTTY, his observations will nevertheless be helpful to you non-digital contesters and DXers alike.

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