Big Island ARRL News, 04 September 2017, 2245 hrs, UTC, Post #302.


E-mail from Stan Froseth (AH6KO).

Accessed on 04 September 2017, 2245 hrs, UTC.


On Saturday, 03 September 2017, I received this reminder from Stan Froseth (AH6KO) regarding the 17 September Grid Madness VHF/UHF contest:

” Date: Sunday, September 3, 2017, 6:53 AM
> Aloha!
> One last reminder for Hawaiian Islands Grid Madness, an event for
> all hams in the State of Hawaii! This event is designed for
> FUN, and to test your equipment, coverage and operating
> skills using simplex FM on 2 meters and 70 cm.
> The
> idea is to contact as many stations as you can in as many
> Grid Squares as you can, using SIMPLEX ONLY.
> For
> your calendar — Sunday, September 17th 2017 from 1300
> to 1700 HST. Get complete details and the info
> packet here:
> m/
> New this
> year:
> Increased power limit in
> the HTclass (to 8
> Watts)You can use paper log
> sheets as usual, or try the Grid
> Madness Logger — a new spreadsheet tool
> Pass the word to friends,
> clubs, and nets — especially on Maui, Kauai and
> Molokai. Comments and questions to
> Please send in
> your log:
> Even one contact gets
> you acertificate.
> You will be helping
> to build a map of simplex paths for Hawaii.
> Send photos with your log. Thank
> you!
> Aloha & 73~
> Stan AH6KO
> If you want
> to be removed from our email list, just let us know!

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