Accessed on 17 April 2018, 2054 UTC, Post #528.
Managing editor: Matt (W1MST).
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Here are today’s top Amateur/Ham Radio news stories:
- Correction to May QST Article, “A Value-Added Technician License”
- Maritime Radio Historical Society’s K6KPH will be Active for International Marconi Day
- Radio Amateurs in Canada to Get New 100 W 5 MHz Allocation
- Denmark’s EDR Offers Award for World Amateur Radio Day Contacts with 5P0WARD
- IARU President Extends Greetings for World Amateur Radio Day 2018
- “The Wireman” Press Jones, N8UG, SK:
- Foundation to Honor Former ARRL Connecticut Section Manager Betsey Doane, K1EIC
- Former “Coast to Coast AM” Radio Show Host Art Bell, W6OBB, SK
- School’s Ham Contact with Space Station Raises Amateur Radio’s Visibility in Alabama
- DX Operators Establishing New Logbook of The World Accounts May E-Mail Documentation
- Dalton Holds Annual Georgia QSO Party for Amateur Radio Members:
- VI4GAMES On the Air:
- Ham Talk Live #111 — Hamvention Awards:
- Amateur Radio Thrives in Bartow:
- Amateur Radio Operators Could be a Lifeline in a Major Disaster:
- AmateurLogic 116: Friday The 13th is Out:
- Nevada Sheriff: Radio Show Host Art Bell, W6OBB, Dead at 72:
- Scientist Says Sun has Opened Three Coronal Holes:
- Collecting Transistors is this Hyderabad Techie-Turned-Ham’s Hobby:
- Another Reason to Learn Morse Code: Kidnapping:
- Long time Ranger/SF “grunt” talks about the use of the AN/PRC-148
- Repeater Failure
- STRaND-1 Telemetry Decode Request
- NCARC Member Mike WBØMH gives an intro to APRS
- Thought I’d share our Passive Radar progress using FM stations as illuminators with you guys. Can you spot a target?
- Mobile Shack on a SAR (Photos)
- $40 Antenna Analyzer with Arduino and AD9850
- Motorola HT antenna question
- Can digital voice systems (DMR, Fusion, D-Star, etc) be hacked? Can a foreign power hack repeaters and inject their own propaganda?
- Uses of radioing
Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio events:
Source: Big Island Amateur Radio Club April 2018 Newsletter.
Everyone is invited to HPP Radio Day on Saturday, 28 April 2018, from 0900 to 1600 HST, at the Hawaiian Paradise Park Community Center, 17th and Maku’u Drive 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…Our plan is to have several different radios set up…There will be lots of activities and demonstration.” For more information, contact Mike at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Don’t forget to register 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, email Les at email@example.com.
Free classes to prepare students for the Amateur Radio Technician License are underway, with VE testing for all license levels set for 26 April 2018. The next round of Technician prep classes will begin on 03 May 2018 at the HOVE Community Center in Ocean View. VE-administered exams will be held on 07 June 2018. The final round of Technician prep classes begins on 01 November 2018 at the Keaau Community Center in Keaau. The VE-administered exam will be given on 06 December 2018. A test fee of $15.00 in exact cash will be collected at the time of each exam. For details, contact Doug Wilson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news and information, please check the blog sidebars and links. These news feeds are updated daily and weekly.
Please send your Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio news items to email@example.com at least two weeks prior to your event so I can contact our local print and broadcast media in a timely manner.
Thanks for joining us today.
Aloha es 73 de,
Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)
Pubic 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.