Amateur Radio has a place at the table for Engineering Day 2017 on Maui

Big Island ARRL News, 18 March 2017, 06:30 hrs, UTC, Post #149.

Source:

http://www.arrl.org/news/view/amateur-radio-has-a-place-at-the-table-for-engineering-day-2017-on-maui

Accessed on 18 March 2017, 06:30 hrs, UTC.

Author:  Stacy Holbrook (KH6OWL), ARRL PIO for Oahu.  Excerpts published by the ARRL.

Please click link to read the article.

Comment:

This is a follow up of an original post submitted by Stacy Holbrook (KH6OWL).  The full, unedited article was published on 15 March 2017.

The display arranged by Jim Andrews (KH6HTV), Alan Maenchen (KH6TU/AD6E), and ARRL Pacific Section Manager Joe Speroni (AH0A) was well received by those attending the Engineering Day event at the Queen Kaahumanu Center on Maui.

Stacy outlines the main attraction of the exhibit:

“The main attention-getter was an operating display of Andrews’ 70-centimeter high-definition Amateur Radio digital TV system. Andrews and Maenchen also had a 100 W HF radio on the table as an introduction to discuss Amateur Radio’s world-wide communication capabilities. ARRL Pacific Section Manager Joe Speroni, AH0A, supplied an ARRL banner for a backdrop and ARRL literature to distribute.”

Thanks to Jim, Alan, and Joe for an excellent public relations event

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Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

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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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