HAMKit–Amateur Radio, Television, Electronics Projects and Kits

Big Island ARRL News, 10 December 2017, 0445 UTC, Post #394.

Source:

https://hamkit.co.uk

Please click link to access this company’s website.

Comment:

While I was searching online for some new antenna ideas, I ran across this fascinating site run by Dave Williams (G8PUO).  His catalog contains several interesting kits which could be useful in your shack.  The layout of the site is good, clear, and easy to follow.  Most of the kits seem to be uncomplicated and easy to build.  Check out Dave’s website (https://hamkit.co.uk) and see what he has to offer.

Just a quick reminder to all Hawaii Island radio amateurs:

The 2017 Big Island of Hawaii International Swap Meet/Hamfest is coming to Waimea on Saturday, 13 January 2017, at the Waimea Community Center.  The event is sponsored by the Kohala Hamakua Radio Club and will feature a ham swap meet, guest speakers, and VE testing after the main program.  Vendors will set up their wares at 0900 HST, with doors open to the public at 0930 HST.  VE testing begins at 1300 HST.  Talk-In will be available on 147.32 MHz.  For details, contact Steve Milner at wh6n@arrl.net.

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Please send your Hawaii Island Amateur Radio news items to kh6jrm@arrl.net at least two weeks prior to your event so I can notify our local print and broadcast media in a timely manner.  I’ve already sent public service announcements about the swap meet/hamfest to the major radio stations in Hilo and Kona.  I’ll contact our local newspapers shortly.  Please spread the word through the social media.

Opinions expressed in this blog are mine unless otherwise noted.  Thanks for joining us today.

Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM)

Public Information Coordinator

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

Retired News director of Pacific Radio Group Radio Stations on Hawaii-the Big Island. I have more than 40 years of broadcast experience, including positons at KTUH-FM (UH-Manoa), KPOI-FM (Honolulu). KHLO-AM (Hilo), KKBG-FM (KBIG-FM)(Hilo/Kona), KAPA-FM (Hilo-Kona). Native-FM (Hilo-Kona), and ESPN Hawaii (Hilo-Kona). Former University of Hawaii-Hilo librarian. Retired Air Force Officer. Amateur (Ham) Radio operator since 1977 (currently holds the Amateur Extra Class License from the FCC-KH6JRM).... Can read, write, and speak Russian. Retired on 30 September 2011, but still maintains a Hawaii Island News Blog.

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