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Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio events:

Source:  Big Island Amateur Radio Club March 2018 Newsletter.

The next round of free Technician License prep classes begins on Thursday, 22 March 2018, at Kona’s West Hawaii Civic Center.  The final exam is set for Thursday, 26 April 2018.  A test fee of $15.00 (in exact cash) will be due at the time of each exam.  For more information, please contact Doug Wilson (KH7DQ) at douscelle@aol.com.

Everyone is invited to the HPP Radio Day on Saturday, 28 April 2018, from 0900 to 1600 HST, at the Hawaiian Paradise Park Community Center, 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 jefffan@hotmail.com.

Don’t forget to sign up for the Big Island Amateur Radio Club’s QTH.NET 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.”  For more information, contact Les at lhittner@hbci.com.

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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 current ARRL press releases in the right hand sidebar.

Please send your Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham 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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