February 27, 2021

This Week in Amateur Radio

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This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1143

Release Date: January 23, 2021

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, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Eric Zitell, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Running Time: 1:33:18

Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1143

Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service:

  1. FCC Issues Enforcement Advisory: Radio Users Reminded Not To Use Radios In Crimes
  2. ARRL On The Purpose Of Amateur Radio
  3. Orlando HamCation QSO Party Set
  4. HamSCI Issues Call For Abstracts For March Virtual Workshop
  5. When Finding A Signal Is Really Important
  6. For Hunting Decoy Marketer The Cost Of Radio Frequency Interference Is Deer
  7. Eastern Iowans Rely On Ham Radio When Severe Weather Strikes
  8. Up-coming ARRL Learning Network Webinars
  9. Radio Amateur Is Co-Leader Of Just Published Blood Plasma Research Study
  10. A Listing Of News Briefs
  11. Over The Horizon Radars Continue To Clutter The 40 and 20 Meter Band
  12. Researchers In The United States Envision A New Replacement For The Arecibo Telescope
  13. The Australian Communications and Media Authority Reports Progress On Call Signs Backlogs
  14. Chicago Antenna Regulation Is Upturned By Recent FCC Ruling
  15. TV Channel In The United Kingdom Recounts Amateur’s Notorious Brutal Killing
  16. Closing Up Shop As Popular TV Series Featuring Amateur Radio, Last Man Standing, Prepares To Go QRT
  17. Virgin Orbit Launches AMSAT CubeSat
  18. Icom Will Be Releasing New Firmware For IC-705, IC-7300 and IC-9700 Transceivers
  19. President Biden Taps Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel as Acting FCC Chair
  20. German regulator DARC raises the power limit on automated stations
  21. The International Amateur Radio Union prepares to defend amateur radio at the upcoming WRC-2023
  22. Israel regulator curtails amateur radio operations in a few of the gigahertz bands
  23. QSO Today Virtual Worldwide Ham Exposition is coming up in March 2021
  24. Dayton HamVention Cancels 2021 Show. Second cancellation in as many years
  25. The FCC Invites Comments On Expanding The Number Of Volunteer Examiner Coordinators
  26. The ARRL Is Seeking Nominations For Seven 2021 Awards

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT will breakdown the mystery surrounding the bands used by 5G, and talks about “A Lotta Bytes”.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will present part three of writing a successful Public Service Announcement for air on broadcast radio to promote your next club event.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will be here to comment on the APRS of it all.
  • 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 coverage of the 1945 Frequency Allocation Battles

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