Big Island ARRL News, 26 February 2018, 0353 UTC, Post #475.


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Here are the latest press releases from HQ ARRL in Newington, CT.  Additional Amateur/Ham Radio news feeds are on the right hand sidebar of this blog.  Views expressed in this amateur radio news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents unless otherwise stated.


HPP Radio Day

Source:  Big Island Amateur Radio Club February 2018 Newsletter.

The HPP Radio Day is coming to the Hawaiian Paradise Park Community Center on Saturday, 28 April 2018, from 0900 to 1600 (HST).  The HPP Community Center is located at 17th and Maku’u in the Puna District.  According to coordinator Mike Stratton (KH6PAC), “We want to let everyone know that the 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

Sign up for the QTH.NET Listserve

Source:  Big Island Amateur Radio Club February 2018 Newsletter.

The Big Island Amateur Radio Club “continues to build and streamline its 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 listserve, just email Les at

General remarks

For the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news and events, please check the blog sidebars and links.  These news feeds are updated daily and weekly.

Please send your Hawaii Island Amateur Radio news items to at least two weeks prior to your event so I can notify our 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

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