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PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1158 Release Date: May 8, 2021 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:41:53 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1158 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. Russian Robinson Club Announces Activation Of Rare IOTA Islands In The Aleutians 2. International Amateur Radio Union Asks What Do YOU Think Is The Future Of Amateur Radio? 3. WIA Spectrum Strategy Committee Says The More Ham Radio Spectrum In The 3 to 12 Mhz Region Is Needed 4. Intrepid DX Group Adds a Second Physician to Bouvet Island DXpedition Team 5. United States Is Investigating Possible Mysterious Directed Energy Attack Near White House 6. First Time Exam Applicants Must Obtain FCC Registration Number before Taking Exam 7. IEEE Committee Webinar RF Exposure in the Time of Conspiracies Set for May 12th 8. Ham Firefighter Rescues Drowning Man From River 9. Returning Four Ham International Space Station Crew Makes First Nighttime Splashdown Since 1968 10. A Clear Signal of Resilience: Europe's HAM RADIO Goes Virtual Again This Year 11. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars 12. Former Dayton Hamvention Venue Hara Arena Is Now A Pile Of Rubble 13. Ham Census Dot Org Is Inviting All Radio Amateurs To Take Part In A Unique Survey 14. Special Event Commemorates U-S Submarine USS Squalus 15. U-K Shortwave Club Gets Good Performance From A "Fence-Tenna" 16. Youth On The Air Goes Virtual In July 17. Earth Day Celebration Brings Interest Into Neighborhood Radio Watch 18. Falkland Islands Regulator Sets Deadline For Non Resident VP8 Callsign Validation 19. WRMI Shortwave Radiogram Program Marks 200th Broadcast 20. World Radio Sport Team Championship 2022 Postponed Until 2023 21. New Bill Introduced In Congress To Designate April 18, 2022 As National Amateur Radio Operator Day 22. FCC Auto Registration Feature For Exam Applicants To Be Discontinued 23. Ham Radio Prep Submits Questions For The New Upcoming Technician Question Pool 24. The ARRL Extends Field Day Rule Waivers From 2020, and Add Class D and E Power Limits 25. IARU Is looking for comments on amateur radios future 26. The military rediscovers HF digital communications, and it is making a huge come back 27. An elderly couple uses previous experience with military morse code training to escape their assisted living facility 28 The RSGB releases updated study materials and mock exam papers 29 The RSGB release a new video about amateur radio during the height of the pandemic 30. The Register (UK) publishes an article regarding the Marconi station on the isle of wright 31. The Stockport Radio Society in the UK celebrates 100 years, and publishes a new history book. Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will discuss how to repurpose that old computer in your closet with free open source software, and will discuss what we all do with our "Fondle Slabs". * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will answer the question, what should I bring with me up the tower? * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will discuss "Ergonomics In Your Shack" * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. 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