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Here is the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news from HQ ARRL in Newington, CT, 06111. Views expressed in this news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.
The Radio Society of Great Britain (RSGB) is hosting the launch on May 8 of a new National Health Service (NHS) Amateur Radio station, GB1NHS.Read More
05/08/2018 | Support ARRL When Shopping for Mother’s Day
Support ARRL When Shopping for Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 13.Read More
05/08/2018 | May 8 is Amateur Radio Day in Puerto Rico
May 8 is Amateur Radio Day (Día del Radioaficionado) in Puerto Rico.Read More
ARRL has asked the FCC to avoid authorizing developmental technologies in two Amateur Radio bands above 95 GHz.Read More
05/07/2018 | ARRL Announces 2018 QST Antenna Design Competition
The 2018 QST Antenna Design Competition is on!Read More
05/07/2018 | ARRL Foundation Announces New Endowed Scholarship
The ARRL Foundation has announced a new scholarship, the Joel R. Miller (W7PDX) and Martha C. Miller STEM Scholarship.Read More
The Radio Society of Great Britain (RSGB) reports that individual UK radio amateurs who wish to celebrate the royal wedding on May 19.Read More
Historic US Navy call sign NSS will be reactivated during the 100th anniversary of the former Naval Radio Station in Annapolis, Maryland.Read More
05/07/2018 | Article by WZ8C Wins the May QST Cover Plaque Award
“Portable Operations – First Steps on the Road”Read More
The ARRL Executive Committee has directed the ARRL Headquarters staff to resume accepting a limited number of appointments to the Official Observer (OO) program.Read More
05/04/2018 | ARRL Counting Down to Hamvention® 2018
ARRL once again will be out in force at Hamvention® — May 18 – 20 at the Greene County Fairgrounds and Expo Center in Xenia, Ohio.Read More
Meeting on April 21 in Windsor, Connecticut, the ARRL Executive Committee (EC) heard a status update on several regulatory matters and the Amateur Radio Parity Act.Read More
05/04/2018 | The K7RA Solar Update
Another spotless sun greets us this weekRead More
An Iowa National Guard exercise in late April for the first time saw the use of a common digital mode among military, Amateur Radio, and Military Auxiliary Radio System (MARS) participants on the 60-meter interoperability channels.Read More
China’s twin-launch Chang’e 4 mission to the far side of the moon will place a pair of microsatellites in lunar orbit.Read More
A radio amateur and Puerto Rico Air National Guard member involved in hurricane recovery there died on May 2 when a Hercules C-130 aircraft crashed in Georgia.Read More
Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio news.
Source: Big Island Amateur Radio Club May 2018 Newsletter.
Don’t forget to sign up for the 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 em 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 firstname.lastname@example.org).
The final round of Amateur Radio Technician License prep classes begins on 01 November 2018 at the Keaau Community Center in Keaau. The VE-administered test 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 (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.
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 include them in this blog and 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