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This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1139

Release Date: December 26, 2020

Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This weeks edition is anchored by Pat Huba, N2WWW, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Eric Zitell, KD2RJX, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Running Time: 1:25:06

Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1138

Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service:

  1. Netherlands Radio Amateurs Face Fee Increases
  2. Nathaniel Frissell, W2NAF, Awarded National Science Foundation CAREER Grant
  3. Tom Sly, WB8LCD, Appointed as Ohio Section Manager
  4. FCC Posts Email Address Reminder On Universal Licensing Service Landing Page
  5. Registration Is Open for Online Ham Radio University on January 9th
  6. Virginia Radio Amateur will Commemorate 1906 Fessenden Christmas Eve Broadcast
  7. NASA Scientists Achieve Long Distance Quantum Teleportation Over 27 Miles
  8. FCC Enforcement Bureau Warns Property Owners Of Significant New Financial Penalties For Allowing Illegal Broadcasting On Their Property.
  9. Biggest Annual Hamfest In Texas Is Shutting Down Permanently
  10. Remarkable Sporadic E Opening On Two Meters Down Under
  11. German and Iceland Amateurs Receive A Present Of Renewed Bands
  12. Christmas Trees Sending Messages Via CW In The U.K.
  13. European Union Explores Possible LEO Internet Satellite Constellation
  14. China Offers Up Its 500 Meter Radio Telescope To Scientific Community In Light Of Arecibo Loss
  15. The Best In DX, Comes From Space
  16. Australian Radio Amateurs Are Denied Access To The Sixty Meter Band
  17. Nathan Simington Confirmed As The Newest Member Of The FCC – Ajit Pai To Step Down From The FCC
  18. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars
  19. Thieves Steal Electronics From Russian Secret Doomsday Aircraft
  20. Jupiter and Saturn Meet In Conjunction Last Week. First Time in 800 Years
  21. UK Woofferton Shortwave Transmitter Site Now Has A New Amateur Radio Club
  22. Austrian Amateurs Are Granted Access To The 60 Meter and 630 Meter Bands
  23. Los Angeles Times Prints Report On ARISS School Contacts In Schools
  24. The RSGB Get On The Air Christmas Holiday Campaign During Lockdown Is Now Underway

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about the apparent widespread Russian hack on the US Government and businesses.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about how to construct tower antenna mounts from scrap metal.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, wonders if the amateur radio service will ever end
  • 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 the history of amateur radio callsigns

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