The ARRL Letter for September 14, 2017


Big Island ARRL News, 15 September 2017, 1425 hrs, UTC, Post # 311.


Editor:  Rick Lindquist (WW1ME).

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Here are the main topics covered in the current edition of “The ARRL Letter.”:

Hawaii Island radio amateurs are invited to participate in the following events:

Hawaiian Islands Grid Madness–Sunday, 17 September 2017, from 1300 to 1700 HST.  For details, visit

2nd annual ARES Radio Day II–Saturday, 30 September 2017 at the “Great Organic Lava Farm” otherwise known as GOLF or the Kapua Farm Lots Golf Course.  For details, contact Kim at

2017 Simulated Emergency Test (SET)–Saturday, 21 October 2017 from 0800 to 1300 HST.  The scenario will be a Great Aleutian Tsunami, which will have a disastrous impact on all Hawaiian Islands.  For details, contact

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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