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QRPTFF 2017 Announced

Big Island ARRL News, 04 March 2017. 15:50 hrs, UTC, Post #136.

Source:

http://www.w2lj.blogspot.com/2017/03/qrpttf-announced.html?m=1

Accessed on 04 March 2017, 15:50 hrs, UTC.

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I’m always looking for something new to stretch my Amateur Radio horizons.  In this article by QRP guru Larry Makoski (W2LJ), I think I’ve found it…it’s the QRP To The Field 2017 event.

This operating event should appeal to the hidden contesters in each of us.  The summer QRP season begins in earnest with the QRP To The Field 2017 event scheduled for Saturday, 22 April 2017 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. local time.  The theme of the outdoor activity is “A River Runs Through It”–operating from rivers (dry or wet) around the country.

On Hawaii Island, hams could set up stations along the Wailuku River in Hilo and have a remote operation close to town.  Although I’m not a “dyed in the wool contester”, I do enjoy some concentrated activity just for the pure fun of it.  You might like this event, too. For more information on QRP To The Field 2017, please visit this website hosted by Paul Harden:

http://www.zianet.com/qrp/qrpttf/2017/ttf.htm.

Have some fun!

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Thanks for joining us today!

Aloha es 73

Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Coordinator

Hawaii Island, 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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