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This Week in Amateur Radio #947

Week of April 22, 2017

DOWNLOAD HERE: http://bit.ly/TWIAR947

Running Time: 1:12:26

Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This is for Edition #947 with a release and air date of Saturday, April 22, 2017. This week's edition is anchored by Fred Fitte NF2F, Don Hewlick K2ATJ, Will Rogers K5WLR and George Bowen W2XBS.

This weeks program was produced and edited by George Bowen W2XBS.

Trending stories in this weeks bulletin service:

1. FCC proposes huge fine for NYPD jammer
2. Motorola Solutions Expands Patent Infringement Complaints against Hytera
3. ISS VHF Packet back on the air
4. FCC dismisses petition to alter traveler alert information station allocations
5. ISS crewmembers swap places
6. ARRL Hamvention Forum Topics Will Encompass Makers, Youth, HamSCI
7. Best places to view August's solar eclipse in US

Plus these Special Features This Week:

Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT
Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO
Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB

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Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news.

This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, ands all around the world. on amateur radio repeater systems, the low bands, and more.

This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! You can find us among talk radios best on TuneIn.com. Download the free Tunein.com app today.

This Week in Amateur Radio is also available on the internet as a podcast on iTunes, Google Play, Tune-In.com, Stitcher, and various other mp3 aggregators. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net.

Website: http://www.twiar.net
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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 us via our Facebook group. Search for us under This Week in Amateur Radio.

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This Week in Amateur Radio #946

Week of April 15, 2017

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Running Time: 1:02:59

Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This is for Edition #945 with a release and air date of Saturday, April 15, 2017.This weeks edition is anchored by, Wayne Nelms. N3LMS, Don Hewlick, K2ATJ, Will Rogetrs, K5WLR and Jessica Bowen, KB2VWX.

This weeks program was produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Trending stories in this weeks bulletin service:

1. World Amateur Radio Day on April 18 Marks IARU’s 92nd Anniversary
2. ARRL Expo will anchor league's presence at Hamvention
3. Article links amateur radio growth to emergency communications
4. Russian “Buzzer” Disappears, Chinese “Foghorn” Returns
5. New Rookie Roundup rules go into effect for this year's event
6. Same band dueling CQs no longer permitted in ARRL contests

Plus these Special Features This Week:

Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT,
Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO
Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB

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Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news.

This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, ands all around the world. on amateur radio repeater systems, the low bands, and more.

This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! You can find us among talk radios best on TuneIn.com. Download the free Tunein.com app today.

This Week in Amateur Radio is also available on the internet as a podcast on iTunes, Google Play, Tune-In.com, Stitcher, and various other mp3 aggregators. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net.

Website: http://www.twiar.net
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar
Google+: http://bit.ly/Gplus-TWIAR
RSS News: http://twiar.net/twiar.rss
TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR

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 us via our Facebook group. Search for us under This Week in Amateur Radio.

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This Week in Amateur Radio #945

Week of April 8, 2017

DOWNLOAD HERE: http://bit.ly/TWIAR945

Running Time: 1:05:51

Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This is for Edition #945 with a release and air date of Saturday, April 08, 2017.This weeks edition is anchored by, Wayne Nelms. N3LMS, Don Hewlick, K2ATJ, Will Rogetrs, K5WLR and Jessica Bowen, KB2VWX.

This weeks program was produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Trending stories in this weeks bulletin service:

1. ISS Expedition 50 Commander Shane Kimbrough, KE5HOD, Heading Home
2. Revised Memorandum of Understanding between ARRL and FCC Still a Work in Progress
3. Same-Band Dueling CQs Now Prohibited in All ARRL Contests
4. 30th International Marconi Day Event Set for April 22
5. Club Log is Now a Logbook of The World Trusted Partner
6. Radio Amateurs Support Colombia Landslide Disaster Relief and Recovery Effort
7. Solar Flare Activity Goes High Order
8. ARRL Entry-Level License Committee Digs in to Study Survey Results
9. Midway and Kure Islands Placed on List of Deleted DXCC Entities

Plus these Special Features This Week:

Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT,
Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO
Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB
Weekly Propgation Forecast with Tamitha Skov
A Look At Dayton HamVention New Home via RAIN

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Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news.

This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, ands all around the world. on amateur radio repeater systems, the low bands, and more.

This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! You can find us among talk radios best on TuneIn.com. Download the free Tunein.com app today.

This Week in Amateur Radio is also available on the internet as a podcast on iTunes, Google Play, Tune-In.com, Stitcher, and various other mp3 aggregators. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net.

Website: http://www.twiar.net
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar
Google+: http://bit.ly/Gplus-TWIAR
RSS News: http://twiar.net/twiar.rss
TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR

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 us via our Facebook group. Search for us under This Week in Amateur Radio.

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This Week in Amateur Radio #944

Week of April 1, 2017

DOWNLOAD HERE: http://bit.ly/TWIAR944

Running Time: 1:10:30

Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This is for Edition #944 with a release and air date of Saturday, April 1, 2017. This week’s edition is anchored by, George Bowen W2XBS, Rich Lawrence KB2MOB, Don Hulick K2ATJ, and Fred Fitte NF2F.

This week’s program was produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Trending stories in this week’s bulletin service:

1. New Bands! FCC Issues Amateur Radio Service Rules for 630 Meters and 2,200 Meters
2. STANAG 4285 Signal Showing Up on 40 Meters, Other Intruders Spotted
3. Talks on Possible 4U1UN Reactivation Continue
4. AMSAT Reschedules Fox Series Launches
5. Ham-Astronauts Engaging in Series of Spacewalks; Two Heading Home Soon
6. UK Museum Wants to Hear from Those Who Remember Sputnik Launch
7. Taking a look at technology the broadcasted a human voice...thousands of years ago!
8. Bob Heil K9EID talk on imfluence from ham radio in his career (from Hamvention 2010)
9. Ham Radio Outlet Closes Silicon Valley Store
10. Centennial of Amateur Radio Blackout for World War One Occurs on April 6th
11. NVIS Research Paper Available
12. The Netherlands Modifies 5 MHz Amateur Radio Privileges to Conform with WRC-15 Global Allocation
13. Motorola Solutions Sues Hytera Communications, Alleging Patent, Trade Secrets Theft


Plus these Special Features This Week:

Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT,
Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO
Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB


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Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news.

This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, ands all around the world. on amateur radio repeater systems, the low bands, and more.

This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! You can find us among talk radios best on TuneIn.com. Download the free Tunein.com app today.

This Week in Amateur Radio is also available on the internet as a podcast on iTunes, Google Play, Tune-In.com, Stitcher, and various other mp3 aggregators. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net.

Website: http://www.twiar.net
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar
Google+: http://bit.ly/Gplus-TWIAR
RSS News: http://twiar.net/twiar.rss
TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR

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 us via our Facebook group. Search for us under This Week in Amateur Radio.


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This Week in Amateur Radio #943

Week of March 25, 2017

DOWNLOAD HERE: http://bit.ly/TWIAR943

Running Time: 1:12:59

Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This is for Edition #943 with a release and air date of Saturday, March 25, 2017. This week’s edition is anchored by, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Don Hulick, K2ATK, Will Rogers, K5WLR, and Jessica Bowen, KB2VWX.

This week’s program was produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Trending stories in this week’s bulletin service:

1. Virginia Engineering Students Tackle Satellite, Ground Station Projects
2. ARRL Reiterates its Case for New Band at 5 KHz
3. ARISS Deadline Looms to Accept Proposals to Host Contacts with Space Station Crew
4. ARRL Seeking Synergy with Maker Movement
5. Cuba Institutes New Amateur Radio Regulations
6. New ham radio regulations in the Netherlands
7. Motorola Solutions Sues Hytera Communications, Alleging Patent, Trade Secrets Theft
8. Amateur Radio Gains a Champion in FAA Tower Safety Rules Controversy
9. Odd Call Signs on the Loose -- Be on the Lookout!
10. NVIS - Near Viertical incidence Skywave Research Paper Available.
11 Cornell University has a radio-on-a-chip for the whole world


Plus these Special Features This Week:

Amateur Radio Operator Obesity and Health with Greg Stoddard, KF9MP.
Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT,
Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO
Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB

..and to complement our ARRL story on Maker Fair, we will be joined by David Witkowski, W6DTW, who will give us a glimpse into a California Maker Fair, and explain just what the big attraction is to these events.

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Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news.

This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, ands all around the world. on amateur radio repeater systems, the low bands, and more.

This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! You can find us among talk radios best on TuneIn.com. Download the free Tunein.com app today.

This Week in Amateur Radio is also available on the internet as a podcast on iTunes, Google Play, Tune-In.com, Stitcher, and various other mp3 aggregators. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net.

Website: http://www.twiar.net
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar
Google+: http://bit.ly/Gplus-TWIAR
RSS News: http://twiar.net/twiar.rss
TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR

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 us via our Facebook group. Search for us under This Week in Amateur Radio.


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This Week in Amateur Radio #942

Week of March 18, 2017

DOWNLOAD HERE: http://bit.ly/TWIAR942

Running Time: 1:06:49

Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This is for Edition #942 with a release and air date of Saturday, March 18, 2017. This week’s edition is anchored by Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Don Hulick, K2AJT, Fred Fitte, NF2F, and Jessica Bowen, KB2VWX.

This week’s program was produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS.

Trending stories in this week’s bulletin service:

1. ARRL Weighs In on New California Driving While Wireless Statute
2. ARISS Moves Closer to Launching New Radio System to Space Station
3. Swedish Regulator Rejects Entry Level Amateur Radio License
4. International Crystal Manufacturing Going Out of Business
5. New Amateur Radio Rules and Regulations Go In to Effect In Cuba
6. Skaneateles ham radio operator aids journalist in Africa
7. Hams Support Miami Marathon Communications for the 15th Consecutive Year
8. Motorola Solutions Sues Hytera Communications, Alleging Patent, Trade Secrets Theft
9. ARRL Executive Committee to Meet this Month in Denver

Plus these Special Features This Week:

Amateur Radio Operator Obesity and Health with Greg Stoddard, KF9MP.
Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT,
Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO
Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB

Plus, a special talk from The Dayton 2016 HamVention - Craig Thompson-K9CT. This Illinois ham was first licensed in 1967. Craig founded Thompson Electronics Company in 1980 and is still CEO of it today. Craig spoke at the RTTY forum at the 2016 Dayton Hamvention. While his talk targeted DXing and contesting on RTTY, his observations will nevertheless be helpful to you non-digital contesters and DXers alike.

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Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news.

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, the low bands, and more.

This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! You can find us among talk radios best on TuneIn.com. Download the free Tunein.com app today.

This Week in Amateur Radio is also available on the internet as a podcast on iTunes, Google Play, Tune-In.com, Stitcher, and various other mp3 aggregators. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net.

Website: http://www.twiar.net
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar
Google+: http://bit.ly/Gplus-TWIAR
RSS News: http://twiar.net/twiar.rss
TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR

This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial 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 us via our Facebook group. Search for us under This Week in Amateur Radio.



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This Week in Amateur Radio #941

Week of March 11, 2017

DOWNLOAD HERE: http://bit.ly/TWIAR941

Running Time: 1:43:41

Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This is for Edition #941 with a release and air date of Saturday, March 11, 2017. This weeks edition is anchored by Will Rogers, K5WLR, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Andre Wald, KC0MMY, and Jessica Bowen, KB2VWX.

This weeks program was produced and edited by W2XBS.

Trending stories in this weeks newscast:

1. President Trump Renominates Ajit Pai to New Five-Year FCC Term
2. Radio Shack Again Files for Bankruptcy
3. New FCC Chairman Declares First Phase of Pilot Transparency Project a Success
4. Cape Cod National Seashore to Host W1MGY Titanic Memorial Special Event
5. Three-Way Race Under Way for Southwestern Division Vice Director Slot
6. Puerto Rico Section, American Red Cross PR Chapter, Ink Memorandum of Understanding
7. More Countries Authorize 60-Meter Bands; Comments Due by March 20 on ARRL 5 MHz Petition
8. Former Business News Broadcaster Paul H. Kangas, W4LAA, SK
9. FCC Says That More Aggressive Action Needs To Be Taken On Pirate FM Broadcasters
10. Teen Radio Amateur to Activate Iceland on his Inaugural DXpedition
11. RSGB Says Regulator Ofcom is Not Resolving Interference Complaints
12. HamVention Announces Various Award Winners
13. ARISS to Swap Out Handheld VHF Transceivers on Space Station
14. RST-Suffix Special Event is Back

Plus these Special Features This Week:

The Ancient Amateur Archives with Bill Continelli W2XOY
Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT,
Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO
Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB
Special Talk By Former FCC Counsel Riley Hollingsworth
Special Report on Ham Radio (Lifted From NPR)

Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news.

This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air as a bulletin service all across North America, and around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, the low bands, and more.

This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! You can find us among talk radios best on TuneIn.com. Download the free Tunein.com app today.

This Week in Amateur Radio is also available on the internet as a podcast on iTunes, Google Play, Tune-In.com, Stitcher, and various other mp3 aggregators. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net.

Website: http://www.twiar.net
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar
Google+: http://bit.ly/Gplus-TWIAR
RSS News: http://twiar.net/twiar.rss
TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR

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 us via our Facebook group. Search for us under This Week in Amateur Radio.

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This Week in Amateur Radio #940

Week of March 4, 2017

DOWNLOAD HERE: http://bit.ly/TWIAR940

Running Time: 1:08:42

Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This is for Edition #940 with a release and air date of Saturday, March 04, 2017.

This weeks edition is anchored by. Andre Wald, KC0MMY, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, and Jessica Bowen, KB2VWX.

This weeks program was produced and edited by W2XBS.

Trending stories in this weeks newscast:

1. FEMA Needs Experienced New Administrator, Former Head KK4INZ Tells Lawmakers
2. RSGB Says Regulator Ofcom is Not Resolving Interference Complaints
3. WRTC 2018: 500 Days and Counting!
4. Xenia High School Closing on May 19 to Let Students Attend Hamvention
5. HamVention Announces Various Award Winners For 2017 Show
6. ARISS to Swap Out Handheld VHF Transceivers on Space Station
7. President Trump Pulls Rosenworcel’s FCC Nomination
8. Radio Amateurs of Canada announces granting of scholarships
9. New ham radio rules and regulations take effect in Uruguay
10. Former White House Cybersecurity Advisor Howard A. Schmidt, W7HAS, SK
11. RST-Suffix Special Event is Back

Plus these Special Features This Week:

The Ancient Amateur Archives with Bill Continelli W2XOY
Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT,
Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO
Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB

Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news.

This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air as a bulletin service all across North America, and around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, the low bands, and more.

This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! You can find us among talk radios best on TuneIn.com. Download the free Tunein.com app today.

This Week in Amateur Radio is also available on the internet as a podcast on iTunes, Google Play, Tune-In.com, Stitcher, and various other mp3 aggregators. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net.

Website: http://www.twiar.net
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twiar
Google+: http://bit.ly/Gplus-TWIAR
RSS News: http://twiar.net/twiar.rss
TuneIn: http://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR

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 us via our Facebook group. Search for us under This Week in Amateur Radio.

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Radio Shack finally going under?

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How many???
How many ham operators does it take to screw in a lightbulb? 1 to install the bulb... 1 telling them they're using the wrong bulb... 1 telling them they've installed bulbs for 35+ years and that he knows how to properly install one and that the installer's ...
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