ARRL Audio News for June 30, 2017


Big Island ARRL News, 30 June 2017, 20:20 hrs, UTC, Post #243.


Accessed on 30 June 2017, 20:20 hrs, UTC.

Reporters:  Sean Kutzko (KX9X) and Carla Pereira (KC1HSX).

Please click link to download the weekly podcast.


The ARRL Audio News is a weekly podcast summarizing the top news and events affecting the Amateur Radio Community.  Your hosts are ARRL’s Sean Kutzko (KX9X) and Carla Pereira (KC1HSX).  The podcast contains no commercial advertising or music, and is suitable for use on Amateur Radio repeater networks.

Here are the top stories discussed in the current podcast:

Hamvention reports the second-largest attendance ever in 2017.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service approves a strictly controlled DX-pedition to Baker Island.

The 13 Colonies Special Event returns, 01-07 July 2017.

Just a reminder for all Hawaii Island radio amateurs:  The Big Island Amateur Radio Club is holding an informal breakfast meeting this Saturday (01 July 2017), 8:00 a.m., at the IHOP Restaurant in Hilo’s Prince Kuhio Plaza.

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

You can find more Amateur Radio-related stories at these websites: (this site). (breaking news for radio amateurs). (Simple Ham Radio Antennas). (weekly podcast issued every 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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