Big Island ARRL News, 12 September 2016, post #2

I received this note from Stan (AH6KO) and Ed (KH6CQ) regarding the upcoming “Hawaiian Islands Grid Madness” event:

The Hui Aulani Amateur Radio Repeater Club is sponsoring “Hawaiian Grid Madness” on Sunday, 18 September 2016, from 1300 to 1700 HST.

The event is designed for FUN and to test your equipment, coverage and operating skills using simplex FM on 2 meters and 70 cm.

The idea is to contact as many stations as you can in as many Grid Squares as you can, using SIMPLEX ONLY. The ARRL Hawaii Section is encouraging members and all Amateurs to participate.

You can view/download the info packet here:

http://gridmadness.blogspot.com.

Please send comments and questions to AH6KO@arrl.net.

Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).

PIO

Hawaii Island

Retired News director of Pacific Radio Group Radio Stations on Hawaii-the Big Island. I have more than 40 years of broadcast experience, including positons at KTUH-FM (UH-Manoa), KPOI-FM (Honolulu). KHLO-AM (Hilo), KKBG-FM (KBIG-FM)(Hilo/Kona), KAPA-FM (Hilo-Kona). Native-FM (Hilo-Kona), and ESPN Hawaii (Hilo-Kona). Former University of Hawaii-Hilo librarian. Retired Air Force Officer. Amateur (Ham) Radio operator since 1977 (currently holds the Amateur Extra Class License from the FCC-KH6JRM).... Can read, write, and speak Russian. Retired on 30 September 2011, but still maintains a Hawaii Island News Blog.

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