ARRL Audio News for July 28, 2017

Big Island ARRL News, 28 July 2017, 20:15 hrs, UTC, Post #273.

Source:

https://www.blubrry.com/arrlaudionews/25580803/arrl-audio-news-july-28-2017/

Accessed on 28 July 2017, 20:15 hrs, UTC.

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

Please click link to download the podcast.

Comment:

ARRL Audio News is a 15-minute podcast covering the top news stories in the world of Amateur Radio. Your hosts are ARRL’s Sean Kutzko (KX9X) and Carla Pereira (KC1HSX).  The podcast has no music or commercial content, and is suitable for Amateur Radio Repeater networks.

Here are the top stories in this week’s podcast”

ARRL’s president urges members to reach out to their U.S. Senators to support S. 1534 (The Amateur Radio Parity Act).

ARRL publishes its 2016 Annual Report.

And an Oklahoma radio amateur is first to score Satellite VUCC from Greenland.


In other news, Hawaii will be hosting two major operating events in August and September.

First, the Hawaii QSO Party will be held from 0400 UTC, 26 August 2017 to 0400 UTC, 28 August 2017. The purpose of the event is to encourage radio amateurs to enter the world of HF, DXing, and contesting. Participants will also help other hams get Hawaii for their WAS (Worked All States) Award.

Second, Hawaii Grid Madness 2017 will be held Sunday, 17 September 2017, from 1300 to 1700 HST. This VHF/UHF simplex contest is sponsored by the Aulani Hui Amateur Repeater Club.  For details, contact Stan Froseth (AH6KO) at AH6KO@arrl.net.  You can find more information at:  https://gridmadness.blogspot.com/2016/11/2017-info.html.

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 print and broadcast media in a timely manner.

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-related news at these websites:

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 updated each Friday).

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

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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