Big Island ARRL News, 23 September 2017, 0445 UTC, Post #318.


Accessed on 23 September 2017, 0445 UTC.

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Here are the main topics covered in the 21 September 2017 edition of “The ARRL Letter”:

Here are two upcoming events of interest to Hawaii radio amateurs:

Radio Day II.  Kimberly Fendt (WH6KIM), the ARES East Hawaii District coordinator, invites everyone to the second ARES Radio Day  on Saturday, 30 September 2017, at the “Great Organic Lava Farm,” otherwise known as GOLF or the Kopua Farm Lots Golf Course.  The event will feature “an array of operating techniques and equipment” along with “educational, networking events.”  Set up will begin around 0800 HST. For details, contact Kim at

SET 2017.  Hawaii Amateur Radio operators are preparing for The Simulated Emergency Test (SET) on Saturday, 21 October 2017, from 0800 to 1300 HST. The scenario for SET 2017 will be a Great Aleutian Tsunami, which will have a disastrous impact on all Hawaiian Islands.  All amateur radio operators are invited to participate in this training exercise.  For more information, contact

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Thanks for joining us today.

Aloha es 73 de

Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Coordinator

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section