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This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1146

Release Date: February 13, 2021

Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week’s edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX.

Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Running Time: 1:46:36

Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1146

Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service:

  1. RadFxSat-2 – Fox-1E Designated AMSAT-OSCAR 109 As Troubleshooting Continues
  2. Radio Amateurs Operate Mississippi QSO Party From Television Station Parking Lot Of WXOW-TV
  3. Orlando HamCation Special Edition Online Event and QSO Party Set for February 13th and 14th
  4. ARRL To Federal Communications Commission: Additional Volunteer Examiner Coordinators Are Not Needed
  5. ARRL To Extend Field Day Rule Waivers From 2020, Add Class D And E Power Limit
  6. Space Weather Journal Says That A Perfect Coronal Mass Ejection Could Be A Nightmare
  7. Ham Radio Forms A Planet-Sized Space Weather Sensor Network
  8. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars
  9. International Amateur Radio Union Agrees On Preliminary World Radiocommunication Conference 2023 Positions
  10. Covid Pandemic Gives Local Emergency Conference International Reach
  11. Austrian Amateurs Realize There Is A Proposed Threat In A New Amendment To Telecom Law
  12. California Amateur Wins 2020 Congressional App Challenge
  13. RF Jammers Built In The US Will Now Assist Australia’s Military – Wyong Field Day Replaced By Mayham Event
  14. Proposed Canadian Satellite Constellation To Provide New Internet Access
  15. Deadline For HamSci Proposals Approaches – MARS Members And Amateurs Prepare For Interoperability Exercises
  16. Lack Of Funding Hampers Enforcement Of The New FCC PIRATE ACT On Illegal Broadcasters
  17. ARISS And Partners Are Investigating What Is Keeping The ISS Amateur Station Off The Air Following An EVA
  18. The Irish Radio Transmitters Society Seeks Nominations For Upcoming Awards
  19. The IARU Is Concerned About Amateurs Transmitting On Edges Of The Sixty Meter Band
  20. An ARMY Research Lab Has Built A Quantum Sensor Receiver That Detects Signals From Zero to 20 GigaHertz
  21. World Radio Day Celebrations Across The Amateur Bands And On Broadcast Radio And Shortwave
  22. The RSGB Confers Awards For Its Get On The Air To Care Construction Projects Competition During Lockdowns
  23. HamSci Seeks Amateur Volunteers For Crowd Computing In An Atmospheric Research Study

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about how the State of Nevada, wants to set up Innovation Zones, to attract high tech companies, and also let them set up their own governments with the zones. Leo also will look at new Zero Day Vulnerabilities attacking the Chrome Operating System. He will tell us how Chinese Cell manufacturer WahWae has set up a lot of bogus Twitter accounts, and he will answer the question, what is a millenial, and will look at the new upcoming Apple Car.
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will have his final segment on producing a successful public service announcement to promote your upcoming club activities on local broadcast radio.
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will answer the question “What is a Prediction” during his segment.
  • 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 will look back in history and find hams upset with the ARRL over its new proposal called Incentive Licensing.

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