ARRL Letter for August 17, 2017

Big Island ARRL News, 18 August 2017, 05:00 hrs, UTC, Post #290.


Accessed on 18 August 2017, 05:00 hrs, UTC.

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Here are the main topics discussed in the 17 August 2017 edition of the “ARRL Letter”:

Don’t forget these upcoming events open to Hawaii radio amateurs:

Hawaii QSO Party, 0400 UTC, 26 August 2017, to 0400 UTC, 28 August 2017. Contact Alan (AD6E) at

Hawaii Grid Madness VHF/UHF simplex contest, Sunday, 17 September 2017, 1300-1700 HST. Contact Stan (AH6KO) at

The Simulated Emergency Test.  The exercise, using a Great Aleutian Tsunami scenario, will be held on Saturday, 21 October 2017, from 0800 to 1300 HST.  For details, contact Eric at

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Thanks for joining us today.

Aloha es 73 de

Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Coordinator

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section