Big Island ARRL News, 07 October 2017, 1715 UTC, Post #333.


Editor:  Paul Huff (N8XMS).

Please click link to download the pdf edition of the newsletter.


Even if you’re not a cw enthusiast, the “North American QRP Club Newsletter (Key Clicks)” is an interesting and often entertaining read.

This edition of “Key Clicks” features these articles:

The 13th anniversary of the NAQCC.

Important club news in “Key Clicks”.

Fascinating straight keys.

Complete sprint, challenge, awards, and net reports.

Local chapter news.

Ham quips.

Interesting member submissions.

Upcoming events for Hawaii Island radio amateurs:

The 2017 Simulated Emergency Exercise (SET) is coming on Saturday, 21 October 2017, from 0800 to 1300 HST. Hawaii amateur radio operators will be working closely with Hawaii County Civil Defense and the Hawaii Chapter of the American Red Cross “to exercise…emergency communications capabilities” and “to provide reliable communications when normal communications fail or become overloaded.”  All amateur radio operators are invited to participate in this 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