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This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1141 Release Date: January 9, 2021 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This weeks edition is anchored by Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Eric Zitell, KD2RJX, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:38:44 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1141 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. ARRL Seeks Nominations for Six Different 2021 Awards 2. The Worldwide QSO Today Virtual Ham Exposition Returning in March 3. The Japan International DX Meeting Committee Announces Awards 4. Croatia Grants Access To New Amateur 40 MegaHertz Band 5. Northernmost Reverse Beacon Network Node In Europe Is Launched 6. Island Nation Of Mauritius to Launch its First CubeSat in 2021 7. FCC Seeks Input On Expanding The Number Of Amateur License Volunteer Examiner Coordinators 8. 2021 Is Set To Fly By As The Earth Is Spinning Faster Than At Any Time In The Past Fifty Years 9. SEA PAC Cancels In Person Convention - Texas HAM-COM Is Also Closing Up Shop 10. 2021 AM Rally Set for First Weekend in February 11. Federal Communications Commission Reduces Proposed Amateur Radio Application Fee to $35 12. FCC To Require Email Address on Applications Starting on June 29, 2021 13. ARRL ARES Volunteers Were Ready to Assist in Wake of Nashville Explosion 14. Christmas Eve Forecast Called Upstate New York ARES/RACES/SKYWARN Volunteers Into Action 15. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars 16. ARRL Member Designs New Ham Radio License Plate for Kentucky 17. The Recent Passage Of The Brexit Date Doesn't Cut U-K Ties To European Satellites 18. How About A Satellite Made Out Of Wood To Alleviate Space Junk 19. Congress Is Seeking A Probe Into The Collapse Of The Arecibo Observatory 20. A Balloon Carrying Amateur Radio Launched By Students In Iowa Circles The Earth A Fourth Time 21. U-S Air Force Project Eyes Proposes A Much Closer To The Sun Solar Energy Collector 22. A Winter Contest In Nova Scotia Turned Out To Be A Disaster 23. The BBC Offers Up "The Secret Listeners" - Shortwave Listeners During World War II 24. A Special Event Station Is On The Air To Honor Guitarist Eddie Van Halen Till The End Of The Month 25. A CBC Yukon AM Broadcast Station Is Heard 7000 Miles Away In Finland 26. The RSGB Resumes Its Webinars For 2021 With A Special On Home Brewing 27. A Spanish Amateur Radio Satellite Launch Is Delayed By SpaceX Till March 28. The British Railways Amateur Radio Society Special Event Station Is Now In Operation Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about Adobe Flash reaching its end of life, and Leo celebrates 2021 with 17 years of The Tech Guy on the air. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will present part one of a six part series on the proper way to produce a broadcast radio public service announcement to promote your club meeting or special event, and get it on the air. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will tell you how to accomplish what he calls "The Impossible Task" * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. 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