Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2096 for Friday, December 29, 2017

Big Island ARRL News, 29 December 2017, 1915 UTC, Post #409.

Source:

https://www.arnewsline.org

Editors:  Caryn Eve Murray (KD2GUT) and Paul Braun (Wd9GCO0.

Please click link to download the script and podcast.

Comment:

Here are the top Amateur Radio news stories and special events compiled by the staff of “Amateur Radio Newsline”:

NEW 60 METER SHORT WAVE LAUNCHES in AUSTRALIA
– IRISH HAMS’ TRIBUTE TO A DOOMED FLIGHT
– NEW SCHOOL HAM CLUB IS ANYTHING BUT ACADEMIC
– IN DAYTON, IT’S SCHOLARSHIP SEASON
– NEW ARRL SECTION MANAGER
– SILENT KEY: EDUCATOR, SCOUT LEADER LYNDA DAVIDSON KI6AWI
– MISSOURI AMATEUR HONORED FOR COMMUNITY SERVICE
– THIS CALL SIGN IS A ‘CAPITOL’ IDEA
-VACANCY FILLED IN CRITICAL MONITORING SYSTEM
-WORLD OF DX
– COCKER SPANIEL PUP GETS TO ‘PARK AND BARK’

You can download the complete script and podcast by clicking the appropriate buttons.

Upcoming event for Hawaii Island radio amateurs:

The Big Island of Hawaii International Swap Meet/Hamfest is coming to the Waimea Community Center in Kamuela on Saturday, 13 January 2018, 0930-1400 Hawaii Standard Time.  The event is sponsored by the Kohala Hamakua Radio Club and will feature a ham radio equipment swap meet, guest speakers, and VE testing session at 1300 HST. For more information, please contact Steve Milner (WH6N)–wh6n@arrl.net.

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.

Views 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

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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