Big Island ARRL News, 06 January 2018, 2245 UTC, Post #418.


Editor:  Paul Huff (N8XMS), NAQCC President.

Please click link to down load the January 2018 issue of the North American QRP CW Club’s “NAQCC Newsletter.”


The North American QRP CW Club’s Newsletter (“Key Clicks”) is one of the best Amateur Radio publications available on line.  Even if your interests don’t include QRP or CW operations, each information-packed issue is loaded with valuable equipment, operating, and homebrew articles.  The January 2018 issue consists of 52 pages loaded with all kinds of ideas for making your amateur radio station  more efficient and safe.

These are the main topics discussed in the current edition of “Key Clicks”:

Important Club News.

The new data base project.

A new sprint logger.

A random wire antenna “tuner” from Gene (N5GW).

Farewell from outgoing board member K3WWP.

And all of the usual reports and features (sprint contests, member profiles, the boat anchor challenge, awards, CW nets, and chapter news).

Don’t forget the Big Island of Hawaii International Swap Meet/Hamfest on Saturday, 13 January 2018 at the Waimea Community Center in Kamuela.  The event is sponsored by the Kohala Hamakua Radio Club and features a ham radio equipment/electronics swap meet, guest speakers, and VE testing for amateur radio licenses.  Doors open to the public at 0930 HST, with VE testing set for 1300 HST.  Vendor admission is $10.  General admission is $5.  For more information, please contact Steve Milner (WH6N)–

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Opinions expressed in this blog are mine unless otherwise stated.

Please send your Hawaii Island Amateur Radio news to at least two weeks prior to your event so I can notify our local print and broadcast media in a timely manner.

Thanks for joining us today.

Aloha es 73 de

Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Coordinator

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section