PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1179

 
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PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1179 Release Date: October 2, 2021 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Terry Saunders, N1KIN, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:57:27 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1179 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. New England Parks On The Air Event Set For Mid-October 2. Georgia Gets A New Section Manager; Re-Elected Section Managers Begin New Terms On October 1st 3. Amateur Radio Volunteers Assist In Major US Cycling Event 4. Many Ham Radio Organizations Represented At 2021 ARRL New England Division Convention 5. Past AMSAT President and Director, and Amateur Satellite Pioneer Tom Clark, K3IO, SK 6. Deaf Pupils Set To Speak With ISS Crew Members In A World First Event 7. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars 8. ARISS Seeks Hosts For Ham Radio Contacts With Space Station Crew 9. The RF Quietest Place in America 10. International Amateur Radio Union Region One Monitoring System Says Radio France Int'l Splatter Untenable 11. Amateurs In California Are At The Forefront Of A New Public Safety Initiative 12. Amateurs Nationwide Are Preparing For The Upcoming Annual SET/Simulated Emergency Test 13. Removal Of Amateur Satellite Allocations Are At The Forefront Of A New Proposal 14. Scientists Marks A Decade Of Logging And Watching Auroras 15. Youngsters In South Africa Celebrate A Day Of Heritage On Amateur Radio 16. Illinois Amateur Radio Clubs New Emergency Trailer Makes Its Debut On Local Television 17. Special Event To Celebrate The Worlds Largest Horseshoe Crab 18. IARU Proposes Digital Mode HF Band Re-allocation 19. Royal Air Force Cadets are running a 5 megahertz radio exercise 20. Hackaday has plans for a home brew version of a Bird Watt Meter 21. South African Radio League publishes a new propagation study 22. Solar Cycle 24 Termination Event and Update on Solar Cycle 25 23. California Amateur Radio Club Get New RFI RDF Gear 24. Norway Adds Questions To Its Amateur Radio Exam Bringing the total to sixty 25. Iceland cancels amateur radio exams due to lack of interest. 26. FCC adopts rules for the 6 GHz band, opening up 1200 MHz of spectrum for unlicensed use. Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will tell us how William Shatner, Star Trek's Captain Kirk, is scheduled to go into space, he will talk about mobile apps that spy on you and the European General Data Protection Regulation, and the future predicted by the novel 1984 is here, as your phone has become both a friend and an enemy. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about the best ways to support a coax run on your tower. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, says that the sun shines on our hobby in unexpected ways. * 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 takes a look at the development, and the beginnings of, amateur radio call signs * Classic RAIN: In a flash back report from the mid eighties, we will hear an interview with K7UGA, Barry Goldwater, in a discussion with Roy Neal, K6DUE, on his feelings about morse code and the then upcoming no code proposal. We will also here a short commentary by Blair Alper, KA9SEQ. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: https://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: https://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: https://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including Acast, Deezer, iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castbox.fm, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, OverCast, Player.FM, Pandora, Podcast Gang, Podcast Republic, Podchaser, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. 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