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PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1153 Release Date: April 3, 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, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:41:56 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1153 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. Federal Communications Commission Can Use New Pirate Radio Fines Starting April 26th 2021 2. News Shorts - 2021 Comm Academy - Ham Radio Bootcamp 3. Dayton Hamvention Announces Hamvention Weekend Activities 4. Celebrate World Amateur Radio Day 2021 on April 18th 5. FT8 Accounts For Nearly Two-Thirds Of H-F Activity 6. International Amateur Radio Union Region Region One Workshop To Focus On The Future Of Amateur Radio 7. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars 8. IARU Region and European Commission Meet on Wireless Power Transfer for Electric Vehicles 9. Bureaucracy Raises Licensing Concerns In Brazil, France Announces Long Awaited Exam Changes 10. Traditional Amateur Radio Contesting Faces A Demographic Cliff 11. Verizon Announces Date To Shut Down Its Old 3G CDMA Network 12. Last Man Standing Special Event Wraps Up And Goes QRT 13. Hams In The United Kingdom Resume In Person Exam Sessions 14. Tornados In Alabama Hit One Amateur At Home 15. Australia's Regulator ACMA Is Seeking Input On Its Five Year Plan 16. International Amateur Radio Union Looks For Involvement By The Younger Generation 17. New York Junior High School Launches Balloons Carrying Amateur Radio On The Equinox 18. An Arctic D-Xpedition Wraps Up Activities 19. Scientists Warn RF May Disappear Completely by 2040 20. Club Log Blog Records Over A Million FT8 Contacts On Six Meters 21. ACMA Releases Proposed New Power Limits For Australian Amateurs 22. UK/Guernsey Amateurs To Activate An Island During Upcoming Special Event 23. A New YouTube Video Interviews Features MFJ CEO Martin Jue 24. UK/Ofcom Seeks Comments From Amateurs On Upcoming EMF Guidance Regulations 25. Norway NWRL Upcoming National Convention Runs Across Eight Days In April Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about open network security in apartment community provided wifi, and he will introduce us to Amazon Sidewalk. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about the current method of belting off on a tower. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will relate some of his favorite "Portable Experiences" * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. 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