Accessed on 26 June 2018, 1601 UTC, Post #602.
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Here are the top Amateur/Ham Radio news stories compiled by HQ ARRL, Newington, CT, 06111. Views expressed in this news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents. At the end of the ARRL News Report, I’ll have a few items for Hawaii Island radio amateurs.
The annual Original 13 Colonies Special Event will mark its 10th anniversary this year.Read More
06/22/2018 | The K7RA Solar Update
Conditions are promising for Field DayRead More
06/21/2018 | IARU Welcomes Member-Society for St. Kitts & Nevis
The International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) has welcomed the St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla Amateur Radio Society (SKNAARS) as an IARU member-society.Read More
As part of upgrades to the ARES® program, ARRL will phase out traditional hard-copy report forms later this year in favor of an online system,ARES® Connect— a new volunteer management, communication, and reporting system. The system, in beta testing …Read More
06/20/2018 | KX9X Wins the June QST Cover Plaque Award
For his article about satellite operating during Field DayRead More
A 100 kW HF broadcast transmitter in Nauen, Germany, will send Field Day greetings to North American radio amateurs in MFSK64.Read More
06/20/2018 | ARISS-Russia Testing Undeployed CubeSats from ISS
ARISS-Russia is making FM transmissions on June 20 and 21 from two of its Tanusha series of CubeSats.Read More
FEMA Region X will exercise 5 MHz interoperability channels, as an option for disasters and emergencies, on the opening day of ARRL Field Day.Read More
Experimental operations now under way on HF appear aimed at leveraging low-latency HF propagation to shave microseconds from futures market trades and gain a competitive edge.Read More
Each year as ARRL Field Day approaches, state and local governments traditionally take advantage of the opportunity to honor Amateur Radio in the form of various proclamations.Read More
06/19/2018 | W1AW Announces Field Day Bulletin Schedule
W1AW has announced its Field Day bulletin schedule.Read More
06/19/2018 | Prolific QSL Manager Kappy Kaplan, WA4WTG, SK
R. Robert “Kappy” Kaplan, WA4WTG, of Dania Beach, Florida, who served as the QSL manager for more than 100 DX stations and DX operations over many years, died on June 16.Read More
06/19/2018 | FCC Marks 84th Anniversary
The FCC is 84 years old!Read More
Two major DXpeditions are on track to make many DXers happy campers this year.Read More
Kosovo, which won its battle to become a DXCC entity earlier this year, appears to have another fight on its hands.Read More
The ARRL website and some services will be down for maintenance for up to 4 hours on Wednesday, June 20.Read More
Jim Sugg (AH6AE) needs a “patient” radio amateur “to demo how ham radio works at the upcoming emergency preparedness fair in Waimea (Hawaii Island)…on Saturday, August 25, 2018, from 8am-12pm.” The event will be held at the Mana Christian Ohana Hall near the Kahilu Theatre. The event is free and open to the public. If you’d like to help, call Jim at 9808) 747-4500 (mobile).
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Thanks for joining us today.
Aloha es 73 de
Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)
Public Information Coordinator
Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section