Big Island ARRL News, 18 December 2017, 1445 UTC, Post #401.
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Here are some of the upcoming IOTA (Islands On The Air) DX-peditions scheduled for early 2018:
AS-088 (A70X operating from Al Safliya Island, Qatar, 01-06 January 2018).
OC-016 (3D2JS operating from Tavenui Island, Fiji from early January through mid-March 2018).
OC-105/OC-174 (DU1UD/8 operating from Mapun Island, Philippines, first or second quarter of 2018).
Upcoming event for Hawaii Island radio amateurs:
The Big Island of Hawaii International Swap Meet/Hamfest is coming to the Waimea Community Center on Saturday, 13 January 2018. The event is sponsored by the Kohala Hamakua Radio Club and will include a ham radio swap meet, guest speakers, and a VE test session for amateur radio licenses. Doors open to the public at 0930 Hawaii Standard Time, with VE testing beginning at 1300 Hawaii Standard Time. Talk-in on 147.32 MHz. For details, contact Steve Milner (WH6N) at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Aloha es 73 de
Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)
Public Information Coordinator
Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section