ARRL Audio News, 01 September 2017


Big Island ARRL News, 03 September 2017, 0120 hrs, UTC, Post #300.


News anchor:  Sean Kutzko (KX9X).

Accessed on 03 September 2017, 0120 hrs, UTC.

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ARRL Audio News is a weekly podcast anchored by ARRL’s Sean Kutzko (KX9X).  The short program (10 to 15 minutes on average) is a weekly compilation of news stories from HQ ARRL.  The current edition reviews Amateur Radio activity relative to Hurricane Harvey, DX-peditions, FCC updates, and public service announcements from radio amateurs around the country. The podcast contains no music or commercial content and is suitable for use on Amateur Radio repeater networks.

Upcoming events for Hawaii radio amateurs:

Grid Madness is set for Sunday, 17 September 2017, from 1300 to 1700 Hawaii Standard Time.  This statewide event is a VHF/UHF simplex contest that will test our ability to communicate without the use of repeaters.  Grid Madness is sponsored by the Aulani Hui Amateur Repeater Club.  For details, contact Stan Froseth (AH6KO) at

2017 Simulated Emergency Test.  This year’s SET will be held on Saturday, 21 October 2017, from 0800 to 1300 Hawaii Standard Time.  The scenario is the Great Aleutian Tsunami, which will have a disastrous impact on all Hawaiian Islands. For more information, contact

For the latest Amateur Radio news and information, please check the blog sidebars. These news feeds are updated daily and weekly.

For more Amateur Radio news, please visit these websites: (this site). (Simple Ham Radio Antennas). (a weekly podcast which is updated each 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 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





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