April 23, 2021

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PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1150

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PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1150

Release Date: March 13, 2021

Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week’s edition is anchored by Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, 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: 1:50:02

Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1150

Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service:

  1. 23 Centimeter Band In Region One Under Discussion Ahead Of World Radiocommunication Conference 2023
  2. Radio Amateurs In Israel Lose Access To Much Microwave Spectrum
  3. Maritime Radio Day Is Set For April
  4. Spacewalk Could Return ARISS Ham Station In ISS Columbus Module To The Air
  5. Registration Now Open for HamSCI Workshop 2021
  6. North Carolina Radio Amateurs Adapt Tailgating Hamfest To The Pandemic
  7. ARRL To Have Two Exhibits At This Weekend’s QSO Today Virtual Ham Exposition
  8. News Conference Details ARISS Efforts To Return ISS Ham Station To The Air
  9. Plans Proceeding For Fall 2021 Willis Island DXpedition
  10. Up And Coming ARRL Learning Network Webinars
  11. February 2021 Volunteer Monitor Program Report
  12. Australian Amateur Radio Experimenters Group Launches A High Altitude Balloon Carrying Amateur Television
  13. Hamvention Awards Committee Has Announced This Year’s Honorees
  14. Amateur Radio Testing In France Receives A Long Overdo Overhaul, Video Training Gives Basic Skills To UK Hams
  15. California Foundation Announces Available Grants
  16. Bonus Station Is Added To Upcoming 13 Colonies Special Event
  17. The RSGB has created six new videos for new amateurs to develop their practical skills
  18. The IARU Region One Monitoring Station searches the bands for non-amateur signals
  19. A new slow speed CW group in the U.K. is looking for participants
  20. Ofcom, in the U.K. publishes its EMF record keeping rules for amateurs
  21. Belgium resumes amateur radio testing post lockdown, and makes changes to exam procedures
  22. The Inventor of the cassette audio tape, and co-inventor of the audio CD passes
  23. One amateur has built an really big, and we mean big, dipole
  24. Amateur radio news shorts

Plus these Special Features This Week:

  • Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about the four new zero day exploits discovered in Microsoft Exchange e-mail servers…
  • Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO – AMSAT Satellite News
  • Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will be here with some general antenna tower mounting tips…
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will be here to explain why the word of the day is “Software”
  • 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 concludes his two part series on the History of Amateur Radio Full Duplex Relay Stations, better known as, repeaters.
  • Classic RAIN: Classic Rain: courtesy of Hap Holly, KC9RP, and Classic Rain, we will have his behind the scenes interview with Eric Guth, 4Z1UG, the mastermind behind the QSO Today Virtual Ham Exposition.

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