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PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1173 Release Date: August 21, 2021 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Terry Saunders, N1KIN, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Fred Fitte, NF2F Will Rogers, K5WLR, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Running Time: 1:56:44 Download Podcast here: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1173 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. Federal Communications Commission Application Fees Unlikely To Go Into Effect Until 2022 2. Following Earthquake In Haiti, Radio Amateurs Asked To Keep Frequencies Clear 3. Radio Club Of Haiti President Reports Significant Structural Damage From Earthquake 4. Hurricane Watch Net Scratches Reactivation As Grace Makes Landfall 5. Get Set For SET! The ARRL Simulated Emergency Test Is Just Ahead, Plan Now 6. Upcoming ARRL Learning Network Webinars 7. International Amateur Radio Union Monitoring System Intruder Watch Reports New Burst Signal From China 8. SAQ Reports An Incredible Number Of Listeners For Its July 4th Transmissions 9. Sailing Vessel With Ham Radio History Marks 100 Years 10. Roland Anders, K3RA, Has Announced The Starting Date For This Year's Free Technician Licensing Class 11. Bell Labs Proves The Existence Of Dark Suckers 12. Romania Proposes License Changes With Broader Changes 13. July Volunteer Monitoring Report - UPDATED 14. Special Event Operation To Commemorate 100th Anniversary of WBZ Boston - UPDATED 15. Three Schools In Mauritius Make Contact With That Country's First CubeSat 16. Amateur Radio Joins Aquino Tank Weekend At A Military Vehicle Museum In Ontario 17. Special Event Station From The World's Largest Teapot Wraps Up With A Full Cup Of Contacts 18. Local Ham Radio Hero Saves Friend's Life Hundreds Of Miles Away 19. NASA Seeks Student Technical Ideas For Future Suborbital Launch 20. Antarctica: DP0GVN antenna destroyed, rebuild planned for 2022 21. Coolest Raspberry Pi amateur radio projects in 2021 22. Vintage Radio: The Radio Hat 23. Finland Museum holds exhibition of home-constructed ham radio equipment 24. Bouvet Island DXpedition update 25. International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend taking place this week 26. Hackaday: Building variable capacitors and inductors from surplus syringes 27. LATE BREAKING: Hurricane Watch Net Has Eyes On Hurricane Grace And Tropical Storm Henri Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will be saying Happy 40th Birthday! With a retrospective look back at the original IBM PC. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, will give us some General Antenna Mounting Tips. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will tell us about being an equipment custodian. * 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 goes back to the beginning of amateur radio, and takes a look at the early days of spark and the development in the early days of radio. * Classic RAIN: Classic Rain: Carl Luetzelschwab / K9LA. Carl is the newly-appointed ARRL Central Division Director. 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