The ARRL Letter for June 14, 2018


Accessed on 14 June 2018, 2355 UTC, Post #592.


Editor:  Rick Lindquist (WW1ME).

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Here are the top stories from the current edition of “The ARRL Letter.”  Views expressed in this news summary are those of the ARRL and its correspondents.

ARRL Website, Services to be Down on June 20

The ARRL website and some services will be down for maintenance for up to 4 hours on Wednesday, June 20, starting at approximately midnight EDT (0400 UTC on Thursday, June 21). During this period some or all systems may be temporarily inaccessible, including all content on the ARRL website and the ARRL Store. Logbook of The World (LoTW) and email will not be affected, nor should the ARRL Contest Club Eligibility Lists or Contest Log Submission pages. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio Notes:

The Big Island Amateur Radio Club will participate in the ARRL Field Day communications exercise on 23-24 June 2018 at Hilo’s Reeds Bay Hotel.  The event is free and open to the public.

Jim Sugg (AH6AE) needs “a ham radio operator to demo how ham radio works at the upcoming emergency preparedness fair in Waimea (Hawaii Island).  The event will run from 0800-1200 HST, Saturday, 25 August 2018, at the Mana Christian Ohana Hall across from the Kahilu Theatre. For details, call Jim at (808) 747-4500 (mobile).

Darren (Stacy) Holbrook (KH6OWL) wants to publish a human interest story about Hawaii Island radio amateurs who have first-hand experience dealing with the Kilauea eruption and lava flow emergency in Lower Puna.  If you had to evacuate or had  your home/business destroyed by lava flows, please contact Darren at these addresses: (scroll down to the comment form at the bottom of his blog and list your experiences with the lava flows).

For the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news and information, please check the blog sidebars and links.  These news feeds are updated daily and weekly.

Aloha es 73 de

Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Coordinator

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

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