Big Island ARRL News, 19 August 2017, 04:35 hrs, Post #291.


Accessed on 19 August 2017, 04:35 hrs, UTC.

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Here are some of the topics covered in this week’s edition of the ARRL Audio News:

Solar Eclipse QSO Party.

A public service drill becomes a real emergency.

Amateurs in Williamson, Texas set up a microwave backlink system to support public service activities (a special feature in the “Extra Edition” service).

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Aloha es 73 de

Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Coordinator

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section