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QRZ NOW-Amateur Radio News, 17 July 2018

Accessed on 18 July 2018, 0338 UTC, Post #624.

Source:

http://qrznow.com

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Comment:

Here are some of today’s top Amateur/Ham Radio news stories from http://qrz.com.  Views expressed in this news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

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Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio Notes:

Jim Sugg (AH6AE) needs radio amateurs “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 free community event will be held at the Mana Christian Ohana Hall near the Kahilu Theatre.  For more information, please call Jim at (808) 747-4500 (mobile).

The final round of free 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 cash will be collected prior to the exam.  For details, contact Doug Wilson (KH7DQ) at douscelle@aol.com.

The 2018 edition of the Hawaiian Islands Grid Madness is coming on Sunday, 16 September 2018, from 1300 to 1700 HST.  The Aulani Hui Amateur Repeater Club sponsors this annual VHF/UHF FUN Event “to test your equipment, coverage and operating skills using simplex FM on 2 meters and 70 cm…Contact as many stations as you can in as many Grid Squares as you can, using SIMPLEX ONLY.”  For details, visit https://gridmadness.blogspot.com.

Please send your Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio news items to kh6jrm@arrl.net for inclusion in this blog and for submission to our local print, broadcast, and social media outlets.

Thanks for joining us today.

Aloha es 73 de

Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Coordinator

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

Retired News director of Pacific Radio Group Radio Stations on Hawaii-the Big Island. I have more than 40 years of broadcast experience, including positons at KTUH-FM (UH-Manoa), KPOI-FM (Honolulu). KHLO-AM (Hilo), KKBG-FM (KBIG-FM)(Hilo/Kona), KAPA-FM (Hilo-Kona). Native-FM (Hilo-Kona), and ESPN Hawaii (Hilo-Kona). Former University of Hawaii-Hilo librarian. Retired Air Force Officer. Amateur (Ham) Radio operator since 1977 (currently holds the Amateur Extra Class License from the FCC-KH6JRM).... Can read, write, and speak Russian. Retired on 30 September 2011, but still maintains a Hawaii Island News Blog.

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Amateur Radio related websites

http://www.HawaiiARRL.info (ARRL Pacific Section website)

 

https://www.simplehamradioantennas.com.

https://oahuarrlnews.wordpress.com.

https://www.eham.net.

http://www.southgatearc.org.

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