Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2012 for Friday, February 9, 2018

Big Island ARRL News, 09 February 2018, 1915 UTC, Post #455.

Source:

https://www.arnewsline.org

Editors:  Caryn Eve Murray (KD2GUT) and Jim Damron (N8TMW).

Please click link to read the full report.

Comment:

Here are the topics discussed in the current issue of the “Amateur Radio Newsline Report”:

– TOP STORY: BOUVET ISLAND DXPEDITION SCRAPPED
– FIRST-TIMERS ENTER SCHOOL CLUB ROUNDUP
– ALABAMA OLD-TIMERS GET THEIR BIG NIGHT
– AMATEURS PREPARE TO MARK ALABAMA’S BICENTENNIAL
– IN THE UK, SOTA ENTHUSIAST REACHES NEW PEAK
– GETTING IN SHAPE FOR AMATEUR RADIO DIRECTION-FINDING
– GROUNDHOG DAY SPECIAL EVENT CASTS SHADOWS
– AFTERLIFE FOR STATIONS AFTER WRTC
– AUSTRALIAN AMATEUR TV REPEATER’S ON THE MOVE
– FCC SEEKS INPUT ON WEATHER RESPONSE
– THE WORLD OF DX
– ALIVE AND STILL KICKING

SCRIPT

AUDIO

HPP Radio Day.

Source:

BIARC February 2018 Newsletter.

Everyone is invited to the HPP Radio Day from 0900 to 1600 (HST) on 28 April 2018 at the Hawaiian Paradise Park Community Center at 17th and Maku’u.  According to event coordinator Mike Stratton (KH6PAC), “our plan is to have several different radios set up…there will be lots of activities and demonstrations.”  Stratton adds that  there will be participation from the  “HPP Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), the HPP Emergency Radio Team, folks from ARES, the Amateur Radio Emergency Service, and the Puna Emergency Radio Club, and various others.” For more details, contact Mike at jefffan@hotmail.com.

New Series of Technician License Prep Classes to be offered on Hawaii Island.

Source:

BIARC February 2018 Newsletter

Free Technician Class Amateur Radio License Prep Classes are set for these places and dates:

Hil (Aupuni Conference Room).  Classes begin on 15 February 2018, with final exam set for  22 March 2018.

Kona (West Hawaii Civic Center).  Classes begin on 22 March 2018, with final exam set for 26 April 2018.

Ocean Views (HOVE Community Center).  Classes begin on 03 May 2018, with final exam set for 07 June 2018.

Kea’au (Kea’au Community Center).  Classes begin on 01 November 2018, with final exam set for 06 December 2018.

Test fee is $15.00 in exact change due at time of each exam.

Contact Doug Wilson (KH7DQ) at douscelle@aol.com.


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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.

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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