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A Big Mahalo to all VEs in Hawaii

Big Island ARRL News, 24 December 2016, 23:05 hrs, UTC, Post #77.

Source:

E-mail from Stacy Holbrook (KH6OWL), Public Information OfficerOahu, ARRL Pacific Section.

Comment:

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
our hobby.

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.

(http://www.arrl.org/become-an-arrl-ve)

Stacy Holbrook
KH6OWL
ARRL Public Information Officer – Honolulu

Media Contact: Stacy Holbrook cell (808) 224-0344; kh6owl@arrl.net
https://oahuarrlnews.wordpress.com/

For more Amateur Radio news and information, please visit these web sites:

http://www.HawaiiARRL.info.

https://oahuarrlnews.wordpress.com.

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 kh6jrm@arrl.net 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


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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