Hawaiian Mainland Allstarlink Network, 15 July 2018


Accessed on 16 July 2018, 0020 UTC, Post #622.


Email from “Dave P”,  Hawaiian Mainland Allstarlink Network.


I received this message from the Hawaiian Mainland Allstarlink Network concerning a weekly emergency communications net open to all Hawaii radio amateurs.  The current net meets today (Sunday) at 1600 HST (0200 UTC).  ‘Sorry for the late notice, but I just received the information shortly after 1000 HST. Here’s the announcement for future reference:

“Aloha All,

Please join us Sunday afternoon for our weekly emergency communications net at 4:00PM (HST) Hawaii Standard time on the Hawaiian Mainland Allstarlink Network. All radio amateurs are invited. This network has a big footprint, and good ears with multiple remote Allstar simplex and repeater nodes, so hams on every island and on the Mainland should be able to check in.

Weekly Newsline Broadcast Sunday 15 July 2018 at 1530 Hawaii Standard Time (0130 UTC) Setup – Jesse (WH6AV) from Maui

Weekly Net starts Sunday at 1600 Hawaii Standard Time (0200 UTC)

Net Control: Jim (NH6HI) from Kalaheo, Kauai.

We are looking for someone to step up as alternate net control.  Now is the time to get your feet wet.


Weekly Hilo LDS Stake Net Monday Night 16 July at 8:30pm Hawaii Standard Time (0630 UTC)


Net Control: Alex (AH6KZ) (Kurtistown, Big Island)


Alex (AH6KZ) will take check-ins from Hilo Stake first followed by others on the Allstarlink network to include other Stakes in the Hawaiian Islands and mainland stations. This net is open to anyone who wants to participate.  He’ll be Stake VHF repeater on 147.280 (+) PL 88.5.  Allstarlink Node 45886.  Please observe a two second delay on key up time between each transmission.


All net activities can also be heard on the following links:

Allstar – Hawaii/Mainland Allstarlink Network via RF simplex and repeaters throughout the Hawaiian Islands and nodes in the Mainland.

Any allstar node not usually connected to the system can use either 45530 or 28508.

DMR/Brandmeister Network on  31158 Hawaii Mainland Allstar time slot 1 

Echolink – NH6HI-L



Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio Notes:

Jim Sugg (AH6AE) needs some Hawaii Island radio amateurs to help out with the 25 August 2018 Emergency Preparedness Fair in Waimea (Hawaii Island).  The free community event runs from 0800 to 1200 HST at the Mana Christian Ohana Hall near the Kahilu Theatre.  For details, call Jim at (808) 747-4500 (mobile).

The final round of free Amateur Radio Technician License prep classes will begin 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 cash will be collected at the time of the exam.  For detail, contact Doug Wilson (KH7DQ) at

The 2018 edition of the Hawaiian Grid Madness VHF/UHF Simplex Event will be held on Sunday, 16 September 2018, from 1300 to 1700 HST.  The Aulani Hui Amateur Repeater Club sponsors the annual event “to test your equipment, coverage and operating skills using simplex FM on 2 meters and 70 cm…”  For details, visit

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

Aloha es 73 de

Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Coordinator

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

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