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Here are some of the top Amateur/Ham Radio news stories compiled by http://qrznow.com.  Views expressed in this news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.



Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio notes:

Oscar Resto (KP4RF), the Puerto Rico ARRL Section Manager, will be speaking at two Hawaii Island venues this month.  Resto will first speak at the LDS Church in Orchidland on Tuesday, 28 August 2018, 2 p.m./6 p.m. HST.  Resto will also speak on Wednesday, 29 August 2018, at the Waimea Hospital, at 6:30 p.m. HST, in the Mauna Kea conference room.  If you will attend the 28 August 2018 meeting, please contact Pascal (ac7n@arrl.net) so we can get a head count for event planning.  If you will attend the 29 August 2018 briefing in Waimea, please contact Ceridwen Sanders (AH6CS) at cerisanders@gmail.com.

The 2018 edition of the Hawaiian Islands Grid Madness happens on Sunday, 16 September 2018, from 1300 to 1700 HST. The Aulani Hui Amateur Repeater Club sponsors this annual VHF/UHF Simplex Contest “to test your equipment, coverage and operating skills using simplex FM on 2 meters and 70 cm.”  For details, visit https://gridmadness.blogspot.com.

The Hawaii QSO Party will be held from 6 p.m. HST, Friday, 24 August 2018 to 5:59 p.m. HST, Sunday, 26 August 2018.  All Hawaiian hams are invited to participate.  For details, please visit http://www.hawaiiqsoparty.org.

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Aloha es 73 de

Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Coordinator

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section