Accessed on 13 March 2018, 2132 UTC, Post #492
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Here are today’s top Amateur/Ham Radio news stories from HQ ARRL, Newington, CT, 06111. Views expressed in these articles are those of the reporters and correspondents.
When AMSAT’s AO-92 (Fox-1D) satellite launched on January 12 from India on Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) C40, some tiny 0.25 U CubSats called SpaceBEEs went into space onRead More
Triple your impact! Until March 31, Amazon is tripling the donation rate on your first smile.amazon.com purchase.Read More
03/12/2018 | Digital QST App Update Coming by March 13
The digital QST app will be upgraded by Tuesday, March 13, to feature a new build from our digital publishing partner.Read More
One of China’s over-the-horizon radar (OTHR) installations has been causing interference in the Amateur Radio 7 MHz band.Read More
03/12/2018 | Color the Bands Green for Saint Patrick’s Day
Radio amateurs around the world will celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day on the air during the St Patrick Award activity.Read More
ARRL South Texas Section Manager Lee Cooper, W5LHC, has announced that he’ll step down at the end of March.Read More
This weekend could offer the best opportunity to work Z60A in Kosovo, the newest DXCC entity and #15 on the Club Log DXCC Most Wanted List.Read More
03/09/2018 | The April Edition of Digital QST is Now Available!
Start reading the April issue today!Read More
03/09/2018 | Twin City FM Club Hamfest Date Changed to April 28
The Twin City FM Club (TCFMC) Spring Tailgate Swapfest will take place on Saturday, April 28, 8 AM until noon.Read More
03/09/2018 | The K7RA Solar Update
The sun remained blank this week.Read More
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has announced that a management change is under way at Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico.Read More
Daylight Saving Time begins on Sunday at 2 AM.Read More
AMSAT reports that two of its “GOLF” (Greater Orbit, Larger Footprint) series CubeSats are among 21 missions recommended for NASA’s CubeSat Launch Initiative (CSLI).Read More
It was the Fox and the Hounds on the bands March 6, as the WSJT-X development group conducted a field test of the still-beta FT8 DXpedition Mode.Read More
03/08/2018 | The Doctor Will See You Now!
“Adding an Amplifier to your Station” is the topic of the current (March 1) episode of the “ARRL The Doctor is In” podcast.Read More
ARRL’s expanded presence at Orlando HamCation® February 9-11 — sanctioned as the 2018 ARRL Florida State Convention — enabled a suitably sized gathering place to meet and greet volunteers from the ARRL Southeastern Division.Read More
Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio events:
Source: Big Island Amateur Radio Club Newsletter (March 2018).
HPP Radio Day is coming to the Hawaiian Paradise Park Community Center on Saturday, 28 April 2018. Everyone is invited to see the exhibitions, to find out more about emergency communications, and to see demonstrations of digital communications. For details, contact Mike Stratton (KH6PAC) at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All licensed amateur radio operators on Hawaii Island are invited to share their time and support for the 18 March 2018 Hilo Marathon. Ham operators will be assigned to positions along the 26.2-mile course which extends into Keaukaha and up to the North Hilo coastline from the start/finish line near the canoe hale on the Hilo Bayfront. If you want to help, call WH6EXS at 1-443-492-9272 or send a message to the PERC Facebook page: @KH6PRC.
The next round of free Technician License prep classes will begin on 22 March 2018 at the West Hawaii Civic Center in Kona. The final exam is set for 26 April 2018. Test fee is $15.00 (in exact cash) due at time of each exam. For details, contact Doug Wilson (KH7DQ) at email@example.com.
For the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news and information, please check the blog sidebars and links. These news feeds are updated daily and weekly. You can find expanded news from HQ ARRL, ARRL Audio News, and the ARNewsline in the right hand sidebar.
Please send your Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio news items to firstname.lastname@example.org 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