PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #997

This Week in Amateur Radio #997

Here is a summary of the news trending this week, April 7, 2018. This week’s edition is anchored by, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Amy Jo Clarke, and Jessica Bowen, KB2VWX.

Produced and edited (and a little anchoring too) by W2XBS.

Running Time: 1:23:25

Download here: http://bit.ly/TWIAR997

Trending stories in this weeks news service:

1. LoTW Support for CQ Worked All Zones Award Goes Live
2. HAARP Facility to Resume Ionospheric Research this Week
3. FCC Launches New Honors Engineering Program
4. Radio Club of America Announces New Endowment
5. ARRL Public Relations Committee Gets New Leadership, Updated Mission and Goals
6. New ARRL CEO Comes Aboard Facing Challenges and Change
7. IARU Region 1 President Warns of Wireless Power Transfer Interference Threat
8. More than 30,000 New Ham Licensees and 7,000 Amateur Radio Exam Sessions in 2017
9. ARRL Searching for its Next CEO
10. Apparent First 2200-Meter Transatlantic Contact by US Radio Amateur Reported
11. CW Enthusiast Joins VP6D Ducie Island DXpedition Team
12. Suspected pirate broadcasters in New York, New Jersey, North Carolina and Florida targeted
13. FT8 DXpedition mode test will be on the air this weekend (4/7-8)
14. 2017 ARRL November Sweepestakes results are posted on the league website
15. DXCC yearbook is now online and ready to download in PDF format.
16. Wake Island Activation for the Grid Chase Contest is scheduled
17. Update on the ARRL Grid Chase Contest

Plus these Special Features This Week:

On The Rails with Greg Stoddard, KF9MP
Amateur Radio History Headlines with Bill Continelli, W2XOY
Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT,
RAIN: The History Of Morse Code (Part One) with CW Historian Lewis Coe W9CNY
Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB
Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige KK5DO
Weekly Propagation Forecast Report
Amateur Radio History Headlines with Bill Continelli, W2XOY

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