ARES E-Letter for December 20, 2017


Big Island ARRL News, 20 December 2017, 1425 UTC, Post #403.


Editor:  Rick Palm (K1CE).

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Here are the main topics discussed in the 20 December 2017 edition of the “ARES E-Letter”:

ARES Briefs, Links

Report from India: Ham Radio Aids Rescue of Two Fishermen(12/7/17); World Wide Radio Operators Foundation Announces KP4 Generator Project (12/4/17)

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 feature a ham radio equipment swap meet, guest speakers, and VE testing for amateur radio licenses.  Doors open to the public at 0930 Hawaii Standard Time with VE testing starting at 1300 Hawaii Standard Time.  For details, contact Steve Milner (WH6N) at

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

Opinions expressed in this blog are those of the reporters and correspondents 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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