The ARRL Letter for October 20, 2016 – Inbox – Yahoo Mail


Regulatory Issues Top ARRL Executive Committee AgendaBidding Kicks off on October 21 in Annual ARRL On-Line AuctionMARS-Amateur Radio Interoperability Exercise to Test “Very Bad Day” ScenarioIARU Region 2 Emergency Communications Workshop Covers Wide Range of TopicsThe Doctor Will See You Now!National Parks on the Air UpdateIARU Honors Past ARRL President Rod Stafford, W6RODComplete Sweepstakes Records Now Available, Operating Guide UpdatedTime to File Your JOTA Station ReportARES/RACES Featured at Joint Tribal Emergency Management ConferenceThailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej, HS1A, SKGetting It Right!In Brief…The K7RA Solar UpdateJust Ahead in RadiosportUpcoming ARRL Section, State, and Division Conventions

Source: The ARRL Letter for October 20, 2016 – Inbox – Yahoo Mail.

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Editor:  Rick Lindquist (WW1ME).

BIG ISLAND ARRL NEWS, 20 October 2016, 23:59 hrs, UTC, Post #24.

Accessed on 20 October 2016, 23:59 hrs, UTC.

Please click link or insert title URL into your browser search box to read the complete “ARRL Letter” for 20 October 2016.  There is an interesting article regarding ARES/RACES in the current issue of the “Letter.”

Here’s the latest update on the 12 November 2016 on “The Original Big Island of Hawaii International Swap Meet”.  Thanks to  Stacy (KH6OWL), ARRL Public Information Officer-Honolulu.

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The Original Big Island of Hawaii International Swap meet/Ham Fest will be Saturday, November 12, 2016 at the Waimea Community Center, next to the ball field off Mamalahoa Highway in Waimea (Kamuela), Hawaii.


8:00 am-breakfast at Hawaiian Style Cafe.

9:00 am-vendor setup.

9:30 am-Doors open to the public.  Be sure to get your “raffle” tickets for the “Big ticket items.”

12:00 pm- Setup for VE testing.  Guest speakers-Presentations in adjoining room.

1:00 pm-VE testing (a good time to upgrade your license).

2:00 pm–Event comes to a close.

For more details, contact Steve.  His email is–

I’ll have complete news release shortly. I’ve already contacted Hawaii Island’s two major newspapers.

Please send your newsworthy items to at least two weeks before the event date.  That will give me time to send press releases to the print and electronic media.

Thanks for joining us today!

Russell Robert (KH6JRM)

ARRL Public Information Coordinator

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section



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