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The ARRL Letter, January 11, 2018

Big Island ARRL News, 12 January 2018, 0655 UTC, Post #434.

Source:

https://forums.qrz.com/index.php?threads/the-arrl-letter-january-11-2018.595010/

Editor:  Rick Lindquist (WW1ME).

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Just a reminder for all Hawaii Island radio amateurs:

The Big Island International Swap Meet/Hamfest will be held at the Waimea Community Center in Kamuela on Saturday, 13 January 2018.  The event is sponsored by the Kohala Hamakua Radio Club and will feature a ham radio equipment/electronics swap meet, guest speakers, and VE testing for amateur radio licenses.  Doors open to the general public at 0930 HST, with VE testing set for 1300 HST.  Vendor admission is $10, while general admission is $5.  For details, contact Steve Milner (WH6N)–wh6n@arrl.net.

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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.

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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