Accessed on 10 July 2018, 1534 UTC, Post #617.
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Here are the top Amateur/Ham Radio news stories compiled by HQ ARRL in Newington, CT, 06111. Views expressed in this news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.
07/10/2018 | World JOTA-JOTI Registration Now Open
Registration is open worldwide for Scouting’s Jamboree on the Air (JOTA) and Jamboree on the Internet.Read More
AMSAT has issued its first call for papers for its 2018 Annual Meeting and Space Symposium, set for November 2 – 4.Read More
Radio Amateurs of Canada (RAC) says Tropical Storm Chris (TS Chris) — still meandering off the Carolinas — could threaten the Canadian Maritime Provinces and Newfoundland.Read More
The days are dwindling down to a precious few: World Radiosport Team Championship 2018 (WRTC 2018) is just days away, and excitement is building to see how the 63 competing teams fare in the 24-hour event.Read More
Hurricane Watch New (HWN) Manager Bobby Graves, KB5HAV, says the Atlantic Hurricane Basin seems to want people’s attention.Read More
07/06/2018 | AMSAT Announces Board of Directors Nominees
AMSAT-NA has announced the 2018 candidates for its Board of Directors.Read More
The Canadian CASSIOPE (CAScade, Smallsat, and Ionospheric Polar Explorer) spacecraft once again eavesdropped on ARRL Field Day activity.Read More
07/06/2018 | The August Edition of Digital QST is Now Available!
Start reading the August issue today!Read More
07/06/2018 | The K7RA Solar Update
The Sun remains spotlessRead More
07/05/2018 | Baker Island KH1/KH7Z DXpedition Now Off the Air
All Baker Island KH1/KH7Z DXpedition operating positions went silent at 1200 UTC on July 5.Read More
07/04/2018 | Radio Amateur to Pay $7,000, Face Restricted Privileges to Settle FCC Interference Case
The US Department of Justice and the FCC have reached a settlement with Brian Crow, K3VR, of North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania.Read More
Word from the Baker Island KH1/KH7Z DXpedition team is that “things are humming on Baker Island.”Read More
07/02/2018 | Online Fund-Raising Hoax Targeting Some ARRL Members
A poorly worded online solicitation seeking donations to support medical costs for an ill youngster is not from ARRL and is a scam!Read More
Tac Hirama, JA7QVI, has completed all requirements for the Worked All States (WAS) award on 6 meters.Read More
07/02/2018 | The ARRL Letter Will Not Be Published on July 5
he ARRL Letter Will Not Be Published on July 5.Read More
06/29/2018 | Canada Day Contest is Sunday, July 1 (UTC)
The Canada Day Contest takes place on Sunday, July 1.Read More
Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio Notes:
The final round of Amateur Radio Technician License prep classes begins on 01 November 2018 at the Keaau Community Center. The VE-administered test will be given on 06 December 2018. A test fee of $15.00 in exact change will be collected prior to the exam. For details, contact Doug Wilson (KH7DQ) at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jim Sugg (AH6AE) needs radio amateurs “to help demo how ham radio works at (the) upcoming emergency preparedness fair in Waimea (Hawaii Island)…on Saturday, August 25, 2018 from 8am-12pm…” The free community event will be held at the Mana Christian Ohana Hall near the Kahilu Theatre. For details, contact Jim at (808) 747-4500 (mobile).
Hawaiian Grid Madness 2018 is coming on Sunday, 16 September 2018, from 1300 to 1700 HST. The Aulani Hui Amateur Repeater Club sponsors the annual VHF/UHF Simplex Event “to test your equipment, coverage and operating skills using simplex FM on 2 meters and 70 cm.” For more information, please visit https://gridmadness.blogspot.com.
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Aloha es 73 de
Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)
Public Information Coordinator
Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section