ARRL Letter

The American Radio Relay League (ARRL) is the national association for amateur radio, connecting hams around the U.S. with news, information and resources.

Big Island ARRL News, 01 October 2016, Post #13.

Source: ARRL Letter (http://www.arrl.org/arrlletter).

Accessed on 01 October 2016, 20:58 hrs, UTC.

Please click link to read the full letter.

Comment:

Each week HQ ARRL in Newington, CT issues a newsletter reviewing some of top events happening in Amateur Radio in the United States and around the world.

In the 22 September 2016 edition, The ARRL Letter covers several events, including:

Momentum building to urge U.S. Senate passage of The Amateur Radio Parity Act.

AT&T’s news “Air Gig” is not your father’s BPL.

Get set for SET.  The Simulated Emergency Exercise runs from 01 to 02 October (Saturday and Sunday) 2016.

The Doctor will see you now!

National Parks on the Air Update.

“Cow of the World” DXpedition Tour to continue.

FCC updates notes on Amateur Radio Operation in CEPT countries.

K7RA Solar Update.

Just Ahead in Radio Sport.

Upcoming ARRL Section, State, and Division Conventions.


Don’t forget the Big Island Ham Fest, set for Saturday, 12 November 2016, 0900-1400, at the Waimea Park Facility on Kawaihae Road in Kamuela.  The event is a joint venture of the Kohala Hamakua Radio Club and the Kona Amateur Radio Society. In addition to displays, guest speakers, and door prizes there will be VE testing for amateur radio licenses.  More detailed information will follow as more details are confirmed.  For information, please call Steve Milner at 808-881-3783 at the Keck Observatory.

Please send your amateur radio announcement to kh6jrm@arrl.net. I will then send them to Big Island media outlets.

Thanks for joining us today!

Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM)

ARRL 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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