ARRL Pacific Section Volume II Newsletter

Big Island ARRL News, 20 June 2017, 16:10 hrs, UTC, Post # 231.


ARRL Pacific Section Letter #2

Accessed on 20 June 2017, 16:10 hrs, UTC.

Please click link to read the updated newsletter.


Thanks to Oahu ARRL PIO, Stacy Hollbrook (KH6OWL) for Volume II of the ARRL Pacific Section Newsletter.

There are three topics discussed in the current newsletter:

ARRL Pacific Section Public Information.

Amateur Radio “Field Day” June 24-25 Demonstrates Science, Skill, and Service.

New technology for Hawaii Amateur Radio Operators.

Just a quick reminder that Hawaii Island radio amateurs will participate in the 2017 ARRL Field Day Emergency Communications Exercise on Saturday and Sunday, 24-25 June 2017.  The Field Day site is at the Eden Roc park and community pavilion.  The event starts at 8:00 a.m., Saturday, 24 June 2017 and ends at 8:00 a.m., Sunday, 25 June 2017.

For the latest Amateur Radio news and information, please check the blog sidebars.  These news feeds are updated daily.

You can find more Amateur Radio news at these sites: (this site). (breaking news for radio amateurs). (Simple Ham Radio Antennas). (podcast is undated each Friday).

Please send your Hawaii Island Amateur Radio news items to at least two weeks prior to 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


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Russ Roberts

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.