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PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1155 Release Date: April 17, 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, Fred Fitte, NF2F,Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:35:06 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1155 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. FCC: Updated Radio Frequency Exposure Rules Become Effective On May 3rd 2. FCC Encourages Public To Use Its Speed Test App To Measure Their Broadband Speeds 3. SpaceX Encrypts Falcon 9 Telemetry After Amateur Radio Operators Download Data 4. Intrepid DX Group Joins Forces With LA7GIA In Bouvet Island Attempt 5. Saint Vincent Radio Amateurs on Alert During Volcano Emergency 6. The Radio Amateurs of Canada Announces Get On The Air On World Amateur Radio Day Event 7. University of Alaska Receives $9.3 Million Dollar Grant For HAARP HF Research 8. After 27 Years The Japan Amateur Radio League Is Retuning To Growth 9. Ulrich Rohde, N1UL, Awarded Germany’s Cross Of Merit 10. HamCensus.Org - Amateur Radio Group Wants To Count All Amateurs Worldwide. An Amateur Radio Census 11. Archive of Marconi Papers and Correspondence Acquired by California Museum 12. Upcoming - ARRL Learning Network Webinars 13. Repeater Network In Tennessee Comes To The Aid Of A Hiker 14. Marconi Day Historic Sites Are Being Activated 15. Comm Academy's Virtual Conference Was A Big Success 16. Volunteer Monitor Program Issues March 2021 Report 17. DARC in Germany Awards Federal Cross Of Merit To DJ2LR 18. How To Get More Youth Involved In Amateur Radio Thru Youth Of The Air - New YOTA Contests Coming Up 19. Radio Direction Finding Has Now Become A Recognized Sport 20. High Frequency Over The Horizon Radar Transmissions Are Now Too Numerous To Count 21. WSPR Provides A New Method To Locate Downed Aircraft / Geocaching The Atmosphere 22. Belgium Regulator BIPT Resolves To Resume In Person Amateur Radio Exams On April 26th 23. The BBC Announces It Is Shutting Down More Medium Wave Transmitters In Favor Of Digital Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, Leo will talk about the current chip shortages we are experiencing, and why Apple Messaging has never been ported to the Android platform. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, talks about how you can make tower hardware from scraps. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will talk about the Dynamic Nature of Your Shack * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. 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