ICQ Amateur Radio Podcast

June 6, 2021
ICQ Podcast Episode 352 - Hubs, Clubs and Virtual Meetings USA Style and Gateways On The Air Event

In this episode, Martin (M1MRB) is joined by Chris Howard (M0TCH), Martin Rothwell (M0SGL), Ed Durrant (DD5LP) and Bill Barnes (WC3B) to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin (M6BOY) rounds up the news in brief and in the episode we feature have a double feature Hubs, Clubs and Virtual Meetings USA Style and Gateways On The Air Event

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  • Publicize your Field Day with these ARRL resources
  • SRAL Hold Webinar for Young People
  • Action Against Solar Panel Optimizer Causing Radio Interference
  • Netherlands Use of Ham Radio Handheld Microphone While Mobile
  • HamSCI Science Experiment
  • Covid-19 Special Event - TM57COV
  • Bahrain and Kyrgyzstan join IARU
May 23, 2021
ICQ Podcast Episode 351 - New RSGB President discusses IARU/RSGB Survey

In this episode, Martin (M1MRB) is joined by Leslie Butterfield G0CIB, Dan Romanchik KB6NU and Edmund Spicer M0MNG to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin (M6BOY) rounds up the news in brief and in the episode we feature we discuss the RSGB Survey with the New RSGB President.

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- CANWARN Online Training 2021
- Amateur radio on BBC Essex Breakfast Show
- IRTS AGM Rejects New Licence Level Proposal
- Congress Seeks to Designate National Amateur Radio Operators Day
- Amateur Radio Software Award Goes to KN4CRD for JS8CALL
- M0IBG Inducted into CQ Hall of Fame
- RSGB National Radio Centre to reopen
- Final Details on EMF from Ofcom

May 9, 2021
ICQ Podcast Episode 350 - Does Ham Radio Need to Rebrand?

In this episode, Martin (M1MRB) is joined by Chris Howard (M0TCH), Martin Rothwell (M0SGL), Ed Durrant (DD5LP), Frank Howell (K4FMH) and Bill Barnes (WC3B) to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin (M6BOY) rounds up the news in brief and in the episode we feature Do we need to rebrand?

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- More Ham Radio Spectrum in 3-12 MHz Needed
- Recognition for Young Operators in Ham Radio Contests
- RSGB’s Amateur Radio Survey
- Online Amateur Radio Training in Germany
- Elderly Couple uses Military Morse Code Training to Escape Tennessee Assisted Living Facility
- Brazil's Radio Hams Campaign for Tax Exemption
- Gothenburg Celebrates 400 Years with Special Callsign SE400G
- Full Licence Amateur Radio Mock Exam Papers Updated

April 25, 2021
ICQ Podcast Episode 349 - The Not So Simple Dipole

In this episode, Martin (M1MRB) is joined by Chris Howard M0TCH, Dan Romanchik KB6NU and Edmund Spicer M0MNG to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin (M6BOY) rounds up the news in brief and in this episode we feature The not so simple Dipole

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  • Updated Radio Frequency Exposure Rules Become Effective on 3rd May 2021
  • New 122GHz DX Record
  • Amateur Radio has a New Census
  • Radio Amateur Helps Rescuers to Locate Lost Hiker
  • YOTA Summer Camp Croatia Postponed to 2022
  • GB5UTA Active in June for U3A Event
  • 60 Metres in New Zealand
April 11, 2021
ICQ Podcast Episode 348 - Kit Building Tips - Joe Eisenberg K0NEB

In this episode, Martin (M1MRB) is joined by Chris Howard (M0TCH), Ed Durrant (DD5LP) and Bill Barnes (WC3B) to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin (M6BOY) rounds up the news in brief and in this episode, we feature Kit Building Tips - Joe Eisenberg K0NEB

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- NCVEC Question Pool Committee Seeks Input for an Updated Technician Question Pool
- HEMA has come to South Germany
- Cyprus Radio Hams Remove Discriminatory Language
- Radio Frequency Interference from USB 3.0
- Friendship on the Air Award
- RSGB Patron - His Royal Highness, The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
- New National Shortwave Listeners Club
- Kanga Kits Closes Down - Business Up for Sale

March 28, 2021
ICQ Podcast Episode 347 - RSGB Q1 Review and Radio Scouting

In this episode, Martin (M1MRB) is joined by Leslie Butterfield G0CIB, Dan Romanchik, KB6NU, Matthew Nassau M0NJX and Edmund Spicer M0MNG to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin (M6BOY) rounds up the news in brief and in this episode we have a double feature RSGB Quarter 1 Update and Scouting Radio.

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- Ofcom Released Age of Radio Amateurs Data
- Modified French Amateur Radio Callsign for Great Britain Nationals
- Cooperative Effort to Resolve Potential 70-Centimetre Interference Issue
- New RSGB EMF Calculator Available
- 4M IRTS News in the East Leinster region
- Resuming UK Examinations in Clubs
- Ham Radio Friedrichshafen Physical Event Cancelled

March 14, 2021
ICQ Podcast Episode 346 - John Amodeo - Last Man Standing

In this episode, Martin (M1MRB) is joined by Chris Howard (M0TCH), Martin Rothwell (M0SGL), Ed Durrant (DD5LP), Frank Howell (K4FMH) and Bill Barnes (WC3B) to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin (M6BOY) rounds up the news in brief and in this episode’s features is an Interview with John Amodeo from Last Man Standing by Ed Durrant DD5LP

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  • Bitcoin Transfer via Ham Radio
  • Costa Rica and its great VHF National Channel
  • Speedily Respond to Report of Interference to Licence-Exempt Devices
  • RTÉ to Cease Radio Transmission on DAB Network
  • French Ham Radio Exam Changes
  • Help for CW Beginners
  • RaDAR Challenge 2021
  • Belgium to Resume Ham Radio Exams
  • RSGB Announce Record Foundation Exam Passes
February 28, 2021
ICQ Podcast Episode 345 - Progressive Changes at ARRL

In this episode, Martin (M1MRB) is joined by Leslie Butterfield G0CIB, Dan Romanchik KB6NU and Edmund Spicer M0MNG to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin (M6BOY) rounds up the news in brief and in this episode’s features is in an interview with ARRL David Minster NA2AA, and the President, Rick Roderick K5UR as they discuss changes for the ARRL with Frank Howell K4FMH.

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- Concord Student Wins Congressional App Challenge
- ARRL Reject Additional VEC's
- ARRL to consider covering young members license fee
- German Radio Hams Tackling RF Noise Pollution
- UK Amateur Radio Operator Celebrates 100th Birthday
- The Royal Australian Air Force - 100 Year Centenary. VK100AF & VI100AF
- Light Up 2 Meters Night, an FM Simplex Event
- ARRL CEO David Minster (NA2AA) to keynote QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo

February 14, 2021
ICQ Podcast Episode 344 - Joy of VHF and Above

In this episode, Martin (M1MRB) is joined by Chris Howard (M0TCH), Martin Rothwell (M0SGL), Ed Durrant (DD5LP), Frank Howell (K4FMH) and Bill Barnes (WC3B) to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin (M6BOY) rounds up the news in brief and in this episode’s features is the Joy of VHF and Above with Tim Kirby (GW4VXE) followed by your listener feedback.

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- Amateur Radio on Hackaday
- French Military Seeks Radio Receivers / Jammers
- A New Version of WSJT-X is Now Available
- Beware of Fake SDRplay Devices
- Using Powerline Noise to Map Sporadic E
- Extension to Field Day Rule Waivers from 2020, Add Class D and E Power Limit
- RSGB's 'Get on the Air to Care' Construction Competition Winners
- Additional Free UK Ham Radio Foundation Online Course Planned

January 31, 2021
ICQ Podcast Episode 343 - QSO Today Expo

In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Dan Romanchik KB6NU and Edmund Spicer M0MNG to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and in this episode’s features is the QSO Show Expo.

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- FCC - Radio Users Reminded Not to Use Radios in Crimes
- 3,500 German Radio Interference Complaints in 2020
- JARL Wants to Increase Youngsters Amateur Radio Experience Opportunities
- Sweden's Oldest Radio Ham on TV
- City Antenna Law Upturned By FCC Ruling
- Distance Learning Course for Full Exam
- Intrepid-DX Group Invites Nominations for Intrepid Spirit Award

January 17, 2021
ICQ Podcast Episode 342 - Improving your Handy Talkie

In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Chris Howard (M0TCH), Martin Rothwell (M0SGL), Ed Durrant (DD5LP), Frank Howell (K4FMH) and Bill Barnes (WC3B) to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and in this episode’s features How to improve your Handy Talkie.

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- New WSJT mode Q65
- Digital Modes on any Android Device
- Radio Ham Raises Money for 'NHS Charities Together'
- 2021 Carole Perry Educator of the Year Announced
- AMSAT/Vanderbilt RadFXSat-2/Fox 1E Set to Launch
- Hamvention 2021 Cancelled
- QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo March 2021
- Winter 2021 AM QSO Party
- Available/Reserved UK Amateur Radio Callsigns

January 3, 2021
ICQ Podcast Episode 341 - Listener Q and A

In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Leslie Butterfield G0CIB, Dan Romanchik KB6NU, Edmund Spicer M0MNG and Ruth Willet KM4LAO to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and in this episode’s features we answer your questions.

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- FCC Sets Amateur License Fee at $35
- 3200km opening on 144 MHz in Australia
- Ofcom Release New Licences Total
- Temporary Licence for 160m Ham Radio Band Extended
- FCC Starts Crackdown on Pirate Radio Landlords
- Amateur Radio Decline in Japan Continues
- Austria Receives 60m and 630m Christmas Present
- HB40POLICE - Switzerland Special Event
- Ham-Com Event to Close

December 20, 2020
ICQ Podcast Episode 340 - Get on the Air to Care at Christmas

In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Chris Howard (M0TCH), Martin Rothwell (M0SGL), Ed Durrant (DD5LP), Frank Howell (K4FMH) and Bill Barnes (WC3B) to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s features is RSGB/NHS Christmas update of their Get on the Air to Care Campaign. This feature also includes details of a charity auction of a morse key supporting the NHS and construction contest.

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- UK Amateur Radio Full Licence Study Group
- Ham Radio Operator Certificate in Bank Card Format
- 99th anniversary of Transatlantic Tests
- Free 50 MHz ham radio band ebook
- EI YOTA Success
- Ham Radio Exams in Germany Stopped
- Jersey Based GB7JI Joins the D-STAR Repeater Network
- Antarctica Operation RI01ANT

December 6, 2020
ICQ Podcast Episode 339 - Tiny Spectrum Analyser - Any Good?

In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Leslie Butterfield G0CIB, Dan Romanchik KB6NU and Edmund Spicer M0MNG to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s features is TinySA is it any good?

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- Pella Amateur Radio Club APRS Balloon Spans the Globe
- Arecibo Dish to be Decommissioned
- National Amateur Radio Day resolution Introduced into Congress
- Radio Communications Regulations (General User Radio Licence for Short Range Devices) Notice 2020 in force
- 144Mhz TEP Openings
- Sunspot Cycle 25 to Set Records?
- Get on the Air for Christmas Campaign Update
- Netherlands Radio Amateurs Face 2021 Fee Increases
- G Prefix Callsigns New Full Exam Pass

November 22, 2020
ICQ Podcast Episode 338 - Emergency Communications with Wade Smith, VK1MIC

In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Chris Howard M0TCH, Martin Rothwell M0SGL, Ed Durrant DD5LP and Frank Howell K4FMH to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s features is an Interview with Wade, VK1MIC.

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- 5G: Using Drones to Beam Signals from the Stratosphere
- Shortwave Radio Blackout
- Transmitting Morse Code via Raspberry Pi Ethernet RF Leakage
- 3000km plus Contact made on 433 MHz
- Get on the Air for Christmas Launched by the RSGB
- Christmas Special Event
- Low-Band Titan John Devoldere, ON4UN, SK

November 8, 2020
ICQ Podcast Episode 337 - Announcing Homebrew Hero 2020

In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Leslie Butterfield G0CIB, Dan Romanchik KB6NU, Edmund Spicer M0MNG and Matthew Nassau M0NJX to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s features is Interview with Homebrew Hero 2020.

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- New Optical Communications Station
- Developer Expresses Puzzlement over FT8 Contest Use
- ARRL Urges Members to Strongly Oppose FCC’s Application Fees Proposal
- Guidelines Issued for ARRL DX Contest Multi Operator Stations
- Oldest Known US Radio Amateur, Cliff Kayhart, W4KKP, SK
- Successful Mine Rescue Special Event - XR33M
- Historic Radio Books Available for Download
- Stenigot Radio on the Air

October 25, 2020
ICQ Podcast Episode 336 - HF-PRO-2-PLUS-T Antenna Review

In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Chris Howard M0TCH, Martin Rothwell M0SGL, Ed Durrant DD5LP, Frank Howell K4FMH and Bill Barnes WC3B to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s features is HF-PRO-2-PLUS-T Antenna Review by Ed Durrant DD5LP.

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- Mass Amateur Radio Balloon Launch by USA Schools
- Sale of Amateur Radio AMPRnet TCP/IP Addresses Raised $108M
- ARRL Comments in Orbital Debris Mitigation Proceeding
- Radio Ham Attacked in UK
- Orlando HamCation Postponed
- New Zealand 5 MHz Amateur Band Usage Ceases
- Malta added to CEPT Radio Amateur Licence

October 11, 2020
ICQ Podcast Episode 335 - Massive DXing on 2m

In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Leslie Butterfield G0CIB, Dan Romanchik KB6NU and Edmund Spicer M0MNG to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s features is Massive DXing on 2m, an interview by Edmund Spicer M0MNG with Cesar Regalado Leon EA8CXN

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- Ofcom to introduce new spectrum licence conditions
- French Investigation to 5G Risk
- AO-27 satellite celebrates 27 years in space
- New WSJT Candidate Release Features FST4
- Italy Adopts Remote Oral Amateur Radio Exams
- Radio Signals from Mars
- Belgium Suspends Ham Radio Exams
- EANET Sprint Contest 2020
- Two Astronauts Achieve Amateur Radio Licenses

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September 27, 2020
ICQ Podcast Episode 334 - SDRPlay Announcements and Senhaix 8600 Review

In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Chris Howard M0TCH, Martin Rothwell M0SGL, Ed Durrant DD5LP, Frank Howell K4FMH and Bill Barnes WC3B to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s features are  SDRPlay Announcements and Senhaix 8600 Review by Chris Howard M0TCH

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- Two VU Hams Make Six FM satellite QSOs in Single Day
- Plants Grow Faster on 40m Band
- Regulator responds to LABRE letter
- International Radio Stations now Restricted on TuneIn
- Air Force Research Laboratory Tracks Sporadic E
- Old TV Caused Village ADSL Broadband Outages for 18 months
- Remote Invigilation for the Full licence Exams
- Australian WW2 Special Event
- FMH Portable Operations Challenge allows 'Patio Portable'

September 13, 2020
ICQ Podcast Episode 333 - Hams Celebrate Healthcare Heroes

In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Leslie Butterfield G0CIB, Dan Romanchik KB6NU and Edmund Spicer M0MNG to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s feature is Hams Celebrate Healthcare Heroes.

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- ARRL Board elects new CEO
- Trans-Atlantic Opening on 144 MHz between the Canary Islands and the Caribbean
- FCC Proposes Charging Amateur Radio License Fees
- ISS 437.800 MHz Cross Band Repeater Activated
- Brazil Proposes End of All Amateur Radio Exams
- Six Metre Group AGM Goes Online
- Battle of Britain 80th Anniversary
- EURAO Party - Summer 2020: working on 80m and 40m bands

August 30, 2020
ICQ Podcast Episode 332 - Exciting Bumper New Solar Cycle

In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Chris Howard M0TCH, Martin Rothwell M0SGL, Ed Durrant DD5LP, Frank Howell K4FMH and Bill Barnes WC3B to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s feature is a discussion with Dr. Scott McIntosh of the National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, USA regarding Exciting Bumper New Solar Cycle.

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- Researchers Predict a Surge in Cosmic Rays
- Radio Hams Assist Teams on Ground with Contact Tracing
- International Air Ambulance Week 2020
- Hawaii Ham Radio exams in USA during pandemic
- German Radio Amateur Falsely Accused in Greece
- UK Ham Completes Lands End to John O Groats Solo Cycle
- ARRL Board Elects New CEO
- Findlay Radio Club Hamfest Cancelled
- FCC Proposes to Reinstate Amateur Radio Service Fees

August 16, 2020
ICQ Podcast Episode 331 - Launch of Portable Operations Challenge

In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Leslie Butterfield G0CIB, Dan Romanchik KB6NU and Edmund Spicer M0MNG to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s feature is Launch Portable Operations Challenge

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  • FT8 Experiment on 40 MHz - 1st to 15th August 2020
  • Why Hobby Electronics is a great thing to take up?
  • Broken Cable Damages Arecibo Observatory
  • Portable RF Hacking Tool with a Sub 1GHz RF Transceiver, BLE and USB
  • ARRL HF Band Plan Committee submits final recommendation
  • Chain Home Radar - Battle of Britain Anniversary Special Event Station
  • Canadian Amateur Radio Hall of Fame
  • GQRP Club Releases Agenda for its Online Convention 2020
August 2, 2020
ICQ Podcast Episode 330 - Organising a SOTA Weekend

In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Chris Howard M0TCH, Martin Rothwell M0SGL, Ed Durrant DD5LP, Frank Howell K4FMH and Bill Barnes WC3B to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s feature is Organising a SOTA Weekend.

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- Australian Call Sign Structure
- ARRL - What's wrong with ham radio?
- Unauthorized Transmissions in 144 MHz Satellite Allocation
- HobbyKing Fined Nearly $3 Million for Marketing Unauthorized Drone Transmitters
- High school Marine Buoy Transmitter Now Active on 20m WSPR
- QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo
- SOTA Day 2020 (Austrian)
- RASA’s QTC Magazine Moves to Fully Electronic

July 19, 2020
ICQ Podcast Episode 329 - Radio Questions Answered

In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Dan Romanchik KB6NU, Edmund Spicer M0MNG and Ruth Willet KM4LAO to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s feature is Radio Questions Answered.

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We would like to thank Daryll McCaffrey, Ed Efchak (WX2R), Andrew Whybrow (M0IRU), David Bowie, Ed Jones (K8MEJ), Phil Heckingbottom (VK6ADF), Dino Papas KLØS, Gayln True Hall and two anonymous donors along with our monthly and annual subscription donors for keeping the podcast advert free. To donate, please visit - http://www.icqpodcast.com/donate

- Successful Foundation Webinar
- 5000 km plus Opening on 144 MHz from Cape Verde Islands to Europe
- PRESENTER OPINION: The Rebirth of HF?
- The Uncertain Future of Ham Radio
- Proposed Shortwave Station in Illinois Prompts an Objection
- DIY Weather Satellite Ground Station
- UK National Hamfest 2020 Cancelled
- European SOTA Activity Day 19th September 2020
- ILLW on Track for 2020

July 5, 2020
ICQ Podcast Episode 328 - Homebrew CAT and Programming Cable

In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Chris Howard M0TCH, Martin Rothwell M0SGL, Ed Durrant DD5LP, Frank Howell K4FMH and Bill Barnes WC3B to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s feature is Homebrew CAT and Programming Cable

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  • First Ireland & Slovenia Contact made on 40 MHz Band
  • Transatlantic Emergency Call
  • UK Radio Ham Answers Call for Help
  • Ham Radio Saved My Life!
  • Presenter Article: Prominent Ham Operators Lead Major Covid-19 Pandemic Effort
  • First Annual “Dream Rig” Youth Essay Contest
  • Online Remote Invigilation Expanding
  • GB100RS Special Event
  • Wales Special Event GB0WMZ
  • NRRL form Vision and Action Working Group

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