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Here are the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news stories from http://qrznow.com. Views expressed in this news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents unless otherwise stated.
“KM4IPF, AE4FH, and WX4TV are planning a mini DXpedition to the Dry Tortugas later this year and we are building an HF go box to hold the Yaesu… Read more
The FCC released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on April 17, seeking comment on proposals to streamline its rules regarding the deployment of… Read more
The Military Auxiliary Radio System (MARS) will sponsor the traditional military/amateur radio communication tests to mark the 67th annual Armed Force… Read more
To celebrate the marriage of Great Britain’s Prince Harry to American actress Meghan Markle, special event call sign GR9RW will be on the air May 19 –… Read more
Several countries recently have proposed or instituted changes or announced developments with respect to Amateur Radio regulation. In China, accordin… Read more
Radio Amateurs in Canada are poised to join those in several other nations around the world who have access to a new 60-meter band, 5351.5 – 5366.5 kH… Read more
“This will be the 4th or 5th video I have done on or about an RFinder device. This Android DMR and phone device has been my daily carry for abou… Read more
Wednesday, April 18, is World Amateur Radio Day (WARD), this year marking the 93rd anniversary of the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU), founde… Read more
Here is a video on my latest device which I use daily. The RFinder K1 UHF DMR Smartphone. A completely new design, new motherboard, great look and fee… Read more
Amateur Radio operators from outside the US who are requesting an initial call sign certificate to establish a new Logbook of The World (LoTW) user ac… Read more
The ARISS-Russia Cosmonautics Day (International Day of Human Space Flight) SSTV transmissions from the International Space Station have proven popula… Read mo
Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio events.
Source: Big Island Amateur Radio Club April 2018 Newsletter.
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 Drive in the Puna District. For more information, contact Mike Stratton (KH6PAC) at email@example.com.
You still have time 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…The listserve provides a secure means of sending club email.” For details, contact Les at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The next round of free Amateur Radio Technician License prep classes begin on 03 May 2018 at the HOVE Community Center in Ocean View. The VE-administered exam will be held on 07 June 2018. The final round of Technician License prep classes will begin on 01 November 2018 at the Keaau Community Center. The VE-administered exam will be given on 06 December 2018. A test fee of $15.00 in exact change will be collected at the time of each exam. For more information, contact Doug Wilson 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.
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
Russ Roberts (KH6JRM)
Public Information Coordinator
Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section