Volunteer Examiners do a lot of hard work in preparing Amateur Radio exams, administering tests, and helping new radio amateurs feel comfortable on the air. Stacy Holbrook (KH6OWL) sent me this e-mail thanking all VEs for their support and encouragement of Amateur Radio:
“ARRL Pacific Section News Release
American Radio Relay League (ARRL) December 24, 2016
A Big Mahalo to Volunteer Examiner’s!
As 2016 comes to an end the Hawaii amateur radio operators would like to take
this opportunity to thank all Volunteer Examiners (VE’s) who gave up their time to
train, test, and mentor others who have become radio operators in 2016.
Oahu Volunteer Examiners administered exams to 191people in 2016 with 123
passing. Over 20 sessions and 191 elements administered for an 83% pass rate.
70 new technicians, 29 new generals and 15 new extra licenses were issued on
Oahu in 2016.
A big Mahalo to the 22 VE’s from the Emergency Amateur Radio Club Sessions
who volunteered their time in order to make 2016 a successful year for growing
AH0A, AH6H, AH6NF, AH6NM, AH6QO, AH6VE, AH7AA, K7OJL, KH6DQ,
KH6FP, KH6GMB, KH6KC, KH6OM, KH6OWL, KH6WG, KH6XL, KH6XP,
KH7HO, WH6EUG, WH6GS, WH7GG, WH7PD
If you are interested in becoming an ARRL Volunteer Examiner (VE) and serving
the Amateur Radio community, it’s easy and free!
Please visit this link to the ARRL on becoming a VE.
ARRL Public Information Officer – Honolulu
Media Contact: Stacy Holbrook cell (808) 224-0344; email@example.com
For more Amateur Radio news and information, please visit these web sites:
http://www.kh6jrm.info (breaking news for radio amateurs).
http://kh6jrm.blogspot.com (Simple Ham Radio Antennas).
http://hawaiisciencedigest.com (latest science and technology news).
For updated news from ARRL Headquarters, please check out the blog sidebars. These news feeds are updated daily.
Please send your Hawaii Amateur Radio news items to firstname.lastname@example.org two weeks prior to your event so I can notify our local print and broadcast media in a timely fashion.
May you and your family have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Aloha es 73 de
Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)
Public Information Coordinator
Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section