Big Island ARRL News, 14 February 2018, 0421 UTC, Post #460.
Here are today’s top news stories affecting the Amateur Radio Community from HQ ARRL in Newington, CT. Views expressed in these news articles are those of the reporters and correspondents unless otherwise stated. Detailed discussion of each topic is contained in the right hand column of this blog.
Nominations will be accepted until March 1 for membership in the CQ Amateur Radio, DX, and CQ Contest halls of fame.Read More
02/13/2018 | Key Hamvention Hand Jerry Miller, WD8QAI, SK
key member of the Hamvention team, Jerry Miller, WD8QAI, of Centerville, Ohio, died on February 11.Read More
he NCVEC Question Pool Committee has released the latest errata for the 2018 – 2022 Technician, Element 2, question pool.Read More
ARRL November Sweepstakes “Clean Sweep” mugs and participation pins are now available.Read More
02/12/2018 | 3Y0I Bouvet Island DXpedition Revived
Peripatetic Polish DXpeditioner Dom Grzyb, 3Z9DX, and four other operators announced over the weekend that their postponed plans to mount the 3Y0I DXpedition to Bouvet Island are back on.Read More
Lawrence S. Bacow, KA1FZQ, of Brookline, Massachusetts, has been selected to become the 29th president of Harvard University.Read More
Paul Danzer, N1II, of Norwalk, Connecticut, is the winner of the 2017 Bill Orr, W6SAI, Technical Writing Award.Read More
The Sisterhood of Amateur Radio (SOAR), in conjunction with the Girl Scout Council of Southern Nevada, hosted a Radio and Wireless Tech Field Day on February 3 in Las Vegas.Read More
02/09/2018 | ARRL Announces Mobile DXCC Operating Award
ARRL this week announced a Mobile DXCC Operating Award, available to radio amateurs who have contacted at least 100 DXCC entities from a working vehicle.Read More
02/09/2018 | The March Edition of Digital QST is Now Available!
Start reading the March issue today!Read More
02/09/2018 | The K7RA Solar Update
The sun has been somewhat more active in recent days.Read More
A team from NBC News’ nascent digital news unit Left Field was in Hawaii to visit with some radio amateurs to produce a report when the false nuclear missile alert happened.Read More
The ARRL Foundation has announced a new scholarship, the Joel R. Miller (W7PDX) and Martha C. Miller STEM Scholarship.Read More
Joe Taylor, K1JT, has issued a progress report on the team’s efforts to develop FT8 DXpedition Mode.Read More
A Soyuz rocket launched D-Star ONE Phoenix and 10 other satellites into orbit on February 1 from Vostochny Cosmodrome in Russia.Read More
In a huge disappointment for the DX community and the members of the 3Y0Z Bouvet Island team, the DXpedition leaders announced at 2000 UTC today (February 3) announced the decision to abort the DXpedition.Read More
HPP Radio Day.
Source: BIARC February 2018 Newsletter.
Everyone is invited to the HPP Radio Day on Saturday, 28 April 2018, from 0900 to 1600 (HST) at the Hawaii Paradise Park Community Center at 17th and Maku’u in the Puna District. Event coordinator Mike Stratton (KH6PAC) says “We want to let everyone know that the event is open to all hams, especially the newest ham operators…Our plan is to have several different radios set up…There will be lots of activities and demonstrations.” For more information, contact Mike at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Thanks for joining us today.
Aloha es 73 de
Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)
Public Information Coordinator
Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section