Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2073 for Friday, July 21, 2017

Big Island ARRL News, 23 July 2017, 06:25 hrs, UTC, Post #267.

Source:

https://www.arnewsline.org

Accessed on 23 July 2017, 06:25 hrs, UTC.

Contributors:

Graham Kemp (VK4BB), Don Willbanks (AE5DW), Ed Durant (DD5LP), Jason Daniels (VK2LAW), Steve Kinford (N8WB), and Caryn Eve Murray (KD2GUT).

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Here are the main topics discussed in the current edition of the Amateur Radio Newsline (Report 2073):

– AMELIA EARHART TRIBUTE FLIGHT: SUCCESS AND SETBACKS
– LOTTERY WINDFALL FOR DX GROUP IN UK
– BUILDING A BETTER BEACON
– DELBERT RAPP WB9UKG BECOMES SILENT KEY
– A TASTE OF HAM RADIO FRIEDRICHSHAFEN
– RADIO RENEWS FAMILY TIES FOR ABANDONED ELDERLY

Don’t forget two upcoming events that will involve Hawaii radio amateurs:

The Hawaii QSO Party, 0400 UTC, 26 August 2017, through 0400, 28 August 2017. Help other operators get that 50th state for the WAS (Worked All States) Award.  For details, contact Alan (AD6E) at ad6e@arrl.net.

Hawaii’s VHF/UHF Grid Madness simplex contest returns on Sunday, 17 September 2017, from 1300-1700 HST. The event is sponsored by the Aulani Hui Amateur Repeater Club.  For contest details, contact Stan Froseth (AH6KO) at AH6KO@arrl.net.  More information can be found here:  https://gridmadness.blogspot.com/2016/11/2017-info.html.

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You can find more Amateur Radio-related news at these sites:

http://www.HawaiiARRL.info.

https://oahuarrlnews.wordpress.com.

https://bigislandarrlnews.com (this site).

https://kh6jrm.blogspot.com (Simple Ham Radio Antennas).

http://www.arrl.org.

http://www.arrl.org/arrl-audio-news (a weekly podcast which is updated each Friday afternoon).

https://paper.li/kh6jrm/1430289353 (Amateur Radio News & Information).

Please send your Hawaii Island Amateur Radio news items to kh6jrm@arrl.net 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