Big Island ARRL News, 12 December 2017, 0025 UTC, Post #395.


Editor:  Colin Butler (M6BOY).

Please click link to download the program.


Here’s another excellent news and feature program that highlights the top stories in the Amateur Radio Community.

In episode 255, Colin (M6BOY) joins Martin (M1MRB), Edmund (M0MNG) and Bill (N3JIX) for a discussion of the latest Amateur Radio news.  Colin wraps up the podcast with a discussion of “The Art of De-soldering.”

Here are the main topics of ICQ Podcast, episode 255:


A reminder for all Hawaii Island radio amateurs:

The Big Island of Hawaii International Swap Meet/Hamvention is set for Saturday, 13 January 2018 at the Waimea Community Center in Kamuela.  Doors open at 9:30 a.m. HST.  The event features an electronics/ham radio swap meet, guest speakers, and VE testing for amateur radio licenses at 1:00 p.m. HST.  The program is sponsored by the Kohala Hamakua Radio Club.  For details, contact Steve Milner (WH6N) at

For the latest Amateur Radio news and information, please check the blog sidebars.  These news feeds are updated daily and weekly.

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