Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2104 for Friday, February 23, 2018

Accessed on 23 February 2018, 1921 UTC, Post #473.

Source:

https://www.arnewsline.org

Editors:  Caryn Eve Murray (KD2GUT) and Neil Rapp (Wb9VPG).

Please click link to read the complete report and to download the podcast.

Comment:

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

 

– HAMS AND DISTRACTED DRIVING, REVISITED
– SWEDISH AMATEURS TAKE NEW LOOK AT HAND-HELD MICROPHONE BAN
– BAKER ISLAND DXPEDITION TO HONOR EARHART
– CQ MAGAZINE SEEKS HALL OF FAME NOMINEES
– AUSTRALIAN HAMS HARBOR HOPES FOR GOOD CONTACTS WITH FERRIES
– SILENT KEY: WIA’S JIM LINTON VK3PC
– JAPANESE YLs GEAR UP FOR FESTIVAL
– NORWAY CONTESTERS GET A CALL SIGN BOOST
– IN SEARCH OF AN AUSTRALIA-SOUTH AFRICA CONNECTION
– WORLD OF DX
– THREADS OF FRIENDSHIP AMONG YLS

SCRIPT

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Views expressed in this podcast are those of the reporters and correspondents.


HPP Radio Day

Source:  BIARC February 2018 Newsletter.

Everyone is invited to the HPP Radio Day on Saturday, 28 April 2018, 0900-1600 (HST), at the Hawaiian Paradise Park Community Center at 17th and Maku’u in the Puna District.

According to coordinator Mike Stratton (KH6PAC), “We want to let everyone know that this event is open to all hams, especially the newest ham operators…Out plan is to have several different radios set up…There will be lots of activities and demonstrations.”  For details, contact Mike at jefffan@hotmail.com.

Sign up for the QTH.NET Email Listserve

Source:  BIARC February 2018 Newsletter.

The Big Island Amateur Radio Club (BIARC) continues to build and “streamline” its new email listserve.  According to coordinator Les Hittner (K0BAD), “The main advantage of using such a listserve is that you do not have to individually maintain a list of club-member email addresses in order to enter into important conversations related to club operations.”  Les adds that “The listserve provides a secure means of sending club email.”  To join the new listserve, please contact Les at lhittner@hbci.com.


For the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news and events, please check the blog sidebars and links.  These news feeds are updated daily and weekly.  HQ ARRL news releases are posted in the right hand sidebar.  Views expressed in this news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents unless otherwise stated.

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.

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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