Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2064 for Friday, May 18, 2017

Big Island ARRL News, 20 May 2017, 16:45 hrs, UTC, Post #200.

Source:   https://www.arnewsline.org/news/2017/5/17/amateur-radio-newsline-report-2064-for-friday-may-19-2017

Reporters:  James Pastorfield (KB7TBT), Caryn Eve Murray 9KD2GUT), and Don Willbanks (AE5DW).

Accessed on 20 May 2017, 16:45 hrs, UTC.

Please click link to read or listen to the full news report.

Comment:

One of my favorite sources of Amateur Radio news and commentary, other than official notices from ARRL Headquarters, is the “Amateur Radio Newsline Report” chaired by James Pastorfield (KB7TBT) and his crew of volunteer reporters.  The presentation, both in script and audio form, is professional, brief, and well documented.

Here are the main topics covered in the latest edition of the “Amateur Radio Newsline Report”:

  • AT HAMVENTION, HAMS WHO MADE A DIFFERENCE
  • SILENT KEY HAD LONG COMBATIVE HISTORY WITH FCC
  • BELIZE CLUB ADMITTED INTO IARU
  • LAST DAYS TO NOMINATE YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR
  • GERMANY GETS NEW 4 METER BAND
  • SCOUT CAMPS GET ON THE AIR
  • ONE CLUB’S HOMEBREW SOLUTION
  • WORLD OF DX
  • SPECIAL DELIVERY

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Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2064 for Friday, May 19, 2017
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 For more Amateur Radio news and information, please check the blog sidebars. These news feeds are updated daily.
You can find additional news for radio amateurs at these websites:
https://kh6jrm.blogspot.com (Simple Ham Radio Antennas).
http://www.kh6jrm.info (breaking news for radio amateurs).
Don’t forget the 2017 ARRL Field Day event, which will be held at the Eden Roc park and community pavilion on Saturday and Sunday, 24-25 June 2017, beginning at 8:00 a.m. Saturday and ending 8:00 a.m. on Sunday.
Please send your Hawaii Island Amateur Radio news items to kh6jrm@arrl.net at least two weeks before your event so I can notify our local print and broadcast media in a timely manner.
Opinions expressed in this blog are mine unless otherwise stated.
Thanks for joining us today.
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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