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PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1151 Release Date: March 20, 2021 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Eric Zitell. KD2RJX,, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:52:14 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1151 Trending headlines in this weeks bulletin service: 1. ARISS Ham Station in Columbus Module Is Once Again Operational 2. German Radio Amateurs Request Online Exams 3. ARRL Incumbent Section Managers Begin New Terms in April 4. Friedrichshafen Hamfest On Track For June 25 and 27th, Maybe 5. QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo Experiences Technical Issues, On-Demand Access Opens 6. The Dayton Hamvention Has Announced Its 2021 Award Winners 7. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars 8. Youth On The Air In Region One Taking Cautious Approach To COVID-19 and YOTA Camps 9. Ham Radio Satellite Returns To Air After Being Dormant For Seven Years 10. NIST Announces Periodic Outages As It Upgrades WWVB Transmission Equipment 11. 23-Centimeter Band in Region 1 Under Discussion Ahead of World Radiocommunications Conference 2023 12. Colorado ARES Team Provides Assistance During Recent Blizzard 13. A Supposed Healing Device, Marketed In Germany Is Banned Over RFI Issues 14. Radio Society of Great Britain Readies For Elections 15. StarLink Adds Sixty New Satellites To Its Growing Constellation 16. The Last Man Standing Special Event Station Coming Up 17. Amateurs In India Mark 100 Years Of Radio 18. UK Amateurs Voice Opinions To The RSGB About Bad Actors On The Air 19. Northern Hemisphere experiencing "Steve" Strong Thermal Emission Velocity Enhancement" Ribbon of Gas 20. March 13, 1989 The Day That The Sun Brought Darkness 21. RSGB Prepares For Upcoming Elections 22. Finally, After Fourteen Years, Updated Echolink For Windows Is Now Available 23. RSGB Announces New Radio Surfer Award 24. UK Ofcom To Close National Copper Network and Move To An All Fiber and Wireless Network 25. Chattanooga The Lone Ranger Net Checks On Neighbors Nightly During The Pandemic Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about the newly implemented "Snoopers Act", better known as "The Investigatory Powers Act, in the U.K, he will look at a new Starlink Satellite Cluster launch, how Australia is implementing an internet "link tax", update the story from last week concerning the zero day exploits to Microsoft Exchange email, and tell us about NFT's Non Fungible Tokens. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will talk about rules for transmitter "Lock Out Tag Out procedures. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will just be Making A Few Observations this week. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. 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