Big Island ARRL News, 05 June 2017, 15:10 hrs, UTC, Post #215.


Accessed on 05 June 2017, 15:10 hrs, UTC.

Author:  Paul Huff (N8XMS) (NAQCC President).

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Paul Huff (N8XMS) is the president of the North American QRP Club, and he issues an informative monthly newsletter for QRP enthusiasts.  The newsletter is packed with helpful operating tips and equipment suggestions which can be applied to any Amateur Radio operation.

Here are the major topics covered in the June 2017 edition of the newsletter:

Band characteristics

An easy attenuator

Member spotlight–VE3DQN

Help for beginners

Ham quips

Complete sprint, challenge, nets, and awards reports

Local chapter reports, member anniversaries, and more


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Thanks for joining us today.

Aloha es 73 de

Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Coordinator

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section