March 4, 2021

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This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1142

Release Date: January 16, 2021

Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This weeks edition is anchored by Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Eric Zitell, KD2RJX, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Running Time: 1:39:13

Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1142

Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service:

  1. ARRL Life Member Neil Rapp, WB9VPG, Is 2021 Carole Perry Educator Of The Year
  2. Seven US Schools Move Forward In ARISS Selection Process
  3. Dayton Hamvention, and Others, Cancel 2021 Shows
  4. New Amateur Very Low Frequency Transatlantic Record Set
  5. International Amateur Radio Union Preparing For World Radio Conference 2023
  6. FCC Invites Comments On Expanding The Number Of Volunteer Examiner Coordinators
  7. WSJT-X 2.4.0 To Introduce New Digital Protocol Q65
  8. ARRL Seeks Nominations For Seven 2021 Awards
  9. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars
  10. UPDATE: FCC To Require Email Address On Applications Starting On June 29, 2021
  11. UPDATE: FCC Reduces Proposed Amateur Radio Application Fee To $35
  12. 2021 AM Rally Set for First Weekend In February
  13. International Amateur Radio Union Adopts Theme Based On The Pandemic
  14. QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo Returning in March
  15. Northernmost Reverse Beacon Net Node in Europe Launched
  16. Donna Snow Of DIY Network Reality TV Series Texas Flip ‘N Move Becomes An Amateur
  17. Finland Radio Amateurs Seek Replacement Spectrum for 1240 To 1300 MegaHertz
  18. Israel’s Radio Hams Lose Access To Much Microwave Spectrum
  19. United Kingdoms Brexit Makes Importing Radios A Little More Difficult
  20. Radio Caroline North Will Be Broadcasting This Weekend on 648/1368Khz & Radio Caroline App
  21. The All Star Network Expands To The Northwest United Kingdom
  22. Sun Emits A Shockwave That Sparked Rare Blue Aurora In The Skies
  23. Germany Raises Maximum Emitted Power On A Few Amateur Bands

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about 2021 Internet and Technology anniversaries, and will explore inexpensive podcast microphone recommendations.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will present Part Two of his six part
    series on producing a broadcast public service announcement to promote you radio clubs next event, on local broadcast stations, and what is required to actually get it on the air.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, explores “The Other Radios In The World” with a quick look at emergency communications.
  • 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 continues his look at the FCC and the 1940’s Frequency
    Allocation Battle” for FM broadcasting and something new called television.
  • The Random Access Thought with Bill Baran, N2FNH/SK – Audio Clips of 2m DX band openings

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