PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #948

This Week in Amateur Radio #948

Week of April 29, 2017

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Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This is for Edition #948 with a release and air date of Saturday, April 29, 2017.This weeks edition is anchored by, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Don Hewlick, K2ATJ, Will Rogers, K5WLR and Jessica Bowen, KB2VWX.

This weeks program was produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Trending stories in this weeks bulletin service:

1. Inaugural AM Rally a Hit! Participants Log Nearly 1,500 Contacts
2. FCC Personal Radio Service Revisions Will Affect GMRS, FRS, CB, Other Part 95 Devices
3. New FAA rules may require some 50-to-200-foot towers to be marked
4. New FCC web portal opens for 5G experimenters
5. Ohio Columnist Alerts Locals to Upcoming Ham “Invasion”
6. WRTC 2018 Plans Call for Greater Participation by Young Contesters
7. ISS Commander Peggy Whitson, ex-KC5ZTD, Sets New US Record for Time in Space
8. US Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Comments on Baker Island DXpedition Compatibility
9. Upcoming Army MARS Communication Exercises Highlighted at Regional Conference
10. Armed Forces Dat crossband communications test is set for Saturday May 16th
11. Puerto Rico Radio amateurs take part in 2017 Carribean Tsunami Exercise
12. Spratly Islands DXpedition is postponed
13. The FCC proposes levying a huge fine on a New York City Police Department jammer

Plus these Special Features This Week:

Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT,
Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO
Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB
The Ancient Amateur Archives with Bill Continelli W2XOY

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