Big Island ARRL News, 15 December 2017, 0245 UTC, Post #398.


Editor:  Rick Lindquist (WW1ME).

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Here are the main topics discussed in the 14 December 2017 issue of “The ARRL Newsletter”:

Don’t forget the Big Island of Hawaii International Swap Meet/Hamfest on Saturday, 13 January 2017, at the Waimea Community Center in Kamuela.  The event is hosted by the Kohala Hamakua Radio Club and will feature an electronics/ham gear swap meet, guest speakers, and VE testing for amateur radio licenses.  Doors open at 0930 Hawaii Standard Time.  VE testing begins at 1300 Hawaii Standard Time.  For details, contact Steve Milner (WH6N) at

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Thanks for joining us today.

Aloha es 73 de

Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Coordinator

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section