ARRL Audio News for Friday, 04 August 2017


Big Island ARRL News, 05 August 2017, 03:50 hrs, UTC, Post #280.


Accessed on 05 August 2017, 03:50 hrs, UTC.

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

Please click link to download the podcast.


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

Here are some of the top stories discussed in the current podcast:

The ARRL Board of Directors explores entry-level license options and ways to face future challenges.

Amateur Radio participation is key to a university solar eclipse experiment.

Thousands of radio amateurs are getting on the air with the new FT8 digital mode.

Just a quick reminder for Hawaii Island radio amateurs:

You are invited to a Saturday morning (05 August 2017) breakfast, beginning at 8:00 a.m. HST at the Lava Rock Restaurant.  Thanks to Barbara (NH7FY) and Dean (KH6B) for the information.

For the latest Amateur Radio news and information, please visit these websites: (this site). (Simple Ham Radio Antennas). (a weekly podcast updated every Friday afternoon). (Amateur Radio News & Information).

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.

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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