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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

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

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

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Thanks for joining us today.

Aloha es 73 de

Russ Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Coordinator

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section