ARRL Contest Update


Big Island ARRL News, 21 October 2017, 0755 UTC, Post #348.


Editor:  Rick Moran (N0ADG).

Accessed on 21 October 2017, 0755 UTC.

Please click link to read the full issue.


Here are the major topics covered in the current issue of the “ARRL Contest Update”:

Don’t forget to join your fellow radio amateurs for the 2017 Simulated Emergency Exercise (SET) scheduled for Saturday, 21 October 2017, from 0800 to 1300 HST.  The scenario for SET 2017 will be the Great Aleutian Tsunami, which will have a disastrous impact on all Hawaii Islands.  Teams of amateur radio operators will be deployed to various locations throughout Hawaii Island, and will work closely with the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency and The American Red Cross.  The goal of SET is “to exercise…emergency communications” and “to provide reliable communications when normal means of communications fail or become overloaded.”  All amateur radio operators are invited to participate in this annual emergency communications exercise.

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Please send your Hawaii Island Amateur Radio news to at least two weeks prior to your event, so I can notify our local prints 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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