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This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1137

Release Date: December 12, 2020

Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This weeks edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Eric Zitell, KC2RJX, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Running Time: 1:36:50

Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1137

Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service:

  1. Decembers Transatlantic Tests Mark The 99th Anniversary
  2. Australian Radio Amateurs Denied Access to 60 Meters
  3. First Solar Image From Hawaii Observatory Shows Close Up Of A Sunspot
  4. Nathan Simington Confirmed as Newest FCC Member / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Departing Commission
  5. Lee Finkel, KY7M, Announced as New Editor of National Contest Journal
  6. Geomagnetic Storm Watches Were In Effect Through December 11th
  7. Iceland: 1850 kiloHertz Authorization And 70 MegaHertz Allocation Are Both Renewed
  8. Brazil LABRE Asks ANATEL To Maintain Approval By Simple Declaration
  9. IARU Region 2 Executive Committee Approves Dues Reductions for Member-Societies
  10. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars
  11. Tennessee Centenarian Receives ARRL Centurion Award
  12. FCC to Require Email Addresses on Applications
  13. Semi-Conductor Factory Fire Expected To Affect Audio Supply Chain
  14. Oklahoma ARISS Contact Touches A Bit Of Astronaut History – You Will Hear The Contact
  15. Holiday Special Event 12 Days Of Christmas To Return For Its Third Year
  16. Illinois Former Amateur Gets Sentenced To Prison For Child Porn
  17. AMSAT Ireland Has Launched And Is Now Seeking Members
  18. Launch Window For AMSAT RadFxSat-2 / Fox-1E Opens On December 19th
  19. UK Ofcom Looks For Input On Proposed Spectrum Management Strategies For The 2020’s
  20. A Russian Amateur Plans Operations From The Southern Most Tip Of The Planet: Antartica.

    Plus these Special Features This Week:
  • Bill Continelli, W2XOY will Present A Reading Of “A Hams Christmas” (Enhancement By N2FNH/SK)
  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will answer the question, this day in age, is the use of a RAM disk still practical? And, he will break down the basics of 5 – G cellular technology
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will present his tower and antenna
    short topics list.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will talk about Two Meter Reciprocity and Other Assumptions..
  • Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL
  • Bill Continelli, W2XOY – The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill takes a look at amateurs radio roll during the dawn of radio broadcasting.

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