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PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1168 Release Date: July 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, Terry Saunders, N1KIN, 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: 1:54:58 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1168 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. Youth On The Air Campers Activated W8Y, ARISS Contact On July 14th 2. Young Caribbean Nation Formalizing Amateur Radio Guidelines and Standards 3. June 2021 Volunteer Monitor Program Activity Report Released 4. ARRL Headquarters Holds Rededication Ceremony 5. Most 2021 Field Day Participants Entered In Class D 6. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars 7. Next QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo To Offer Nearly 100 Speakers, 18 Topic Tracks 8. 40th Annual ARRL-TAPR Digital Communications Conference Set 9. The Next Youngsters On The Air Contest Is July 18th 10. Ham Radio Outlet Announces New Store Opening In Florida 11. Swiss Regulator Ofcom To Charge Amateurs To Access New Satellite 12. American Comedian Red Skelton Honored In Current Special Event Station 13. Piezoelectricity Is Being Studies By Researchers As A Battery Replacement 14. Summer QSO Party On AM Attracts European Amateurs 15. End Of An Era: NTSC Finally Goes Dark In America 16. LATE BREAKING: Breaker! Breaker! FCC Is On Deck To Approve 11 Meter FM CB Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, Leo will reminisce about old stuff from the early days of the net that you can still find and try out on the internet archive, he will touch on the billionaires racing each other into space, and will have an update on the Kasaya Ransomware attack. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, gets back to tower climbing this week with a look at tower climbing belts. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, is wondering what open source means to the amateur service and why this is important. * 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 continues his look at amateur radios Fallen Flags, with Part Three of the series, this week taking a nostalgic look back at the history of the Hallicrafters. * And, in remembering Americas most trusted news personality, we will have a retrospective look back at the life and career of KB2GSD, better known as CBS News Anchor, Walter Cronkite. ----- 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. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our daily feed on Twitter! Thanks to FortifiedNet.net for the server space!