Amateur Radio Weekly Newsletter-Week of June 16, 2018


Accessed on 16 June 2018, 2004 UTC, Post #594.


“Amateur Radio Weekly Newsletter”, 16 June 2018.

Managing editor:  Matt (W1MST).

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Saturday, June 16, 2018

      • ICQ Podcast Episode 268 – 2 HF Rigs, Some SDR and WRTC
        In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Chris Howard M0TCH, Martin Rothwell M0SGL, Dan Romanchik KB6NU and Ed Durrant DD5LP  to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief, and this episode’s feature covers i…
        • Weekly Propagation Summary – 2018 Jun 11 16:10 UTC
          Here is this week’s space weather and geophysical report, issued 2018 Jun 11 0344 UTC. Highlights of Solar and Geomagnetic Activity 04 – 10 June 2018 Solar activity was mostly at very low levels with an isolated C-class flare observed at 06/1100 UTC from Region 2712 (N15, L=176, class/area Csi/080 on 28 May) from just […]
          • Deputy Fife: Radio Operator
            Some of my ham radio habits are focused on operating mobile. Some of this probably came from watching the Andy Griffith show when I was a kid. Deputy Fife is a great role model. Click here to watch the video. The post Deputy Fife: Radio Operator appear…
            • Amateur Radio Weekly – Issue 207
              Going ham for Ham Radio Lawmakers are making a multi-pronged push to drive the bipartisan Amateur Radio Parity Act through Congress and finally bypass objections from top Senate Commerce Democrat Bill Nelson of Florida, whose allegiance to his state’s homeowners’ associations drove his panel to yank the bill from consideration last fall. Editor’s note: Scroll […]

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            Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio Notes:

            The Big Island Amateur Radio Club (BIARC) will participated in the 2018 ARRL Field Day on 23-24 June 2018 at Hilo’s Reed’s Bay Hotel.  The event is free and open to the public.

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

            The Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency and FEMA have opened a Disaster Recovery Center at the Keaau High School gym for those who suffered losses from the current eruption and lava flows in Lower Puna.  According to local civil defense officials, lava has destroyed 467 homes in the Leilani Estates and Vacationland subdivisions.  Lava flows have cut off the area from major highways and roads.

            Please send your Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio news items to for inclusion in this blog and for submission to Hawaii Island broadcast stations and social media.

            Thanks for joining us today.

            Aloha es 73 de

            Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

            Public Information Coordinator

            Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section