QRZ NOW Amateur Radio News, 20 August 2018

Accessed on 21 August 2018, 0514 UTC, Post #662.

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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.

HAARP’s WSPR Research Campaign Yields Hundreds of Reports on 40 and 80 Meters

Just-completed research at the High-Frequency Active Auroral Research Program (HAARP) transmitters in Gakona, Alaska, successfully took advantage of t… Read more 


Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio notes:

The Kohala Hamakua Radio Club has invited Oscar Resto (KP4RF), the ARRL Section Manager for Puerto Rico, to speak to Hamakua and kohala residents on hurricane preparedness on Wednesday, 29 August 2018, 6:30 p.m. HST, at the North Hawaii Community Hospital conference room in Waimea (Hawaii Island).  The event is free, but hospital seating is limited.  RSVP to Norm (nh7ua@arrl.net).

Mr. Resto will also be speaking at the LDS Church in Orchidland with presentations set for Tuesday, 28 August 2018, 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. HST.  Please RSVP to Pascal (ac7n@arrl.net) if you plan to attend these meetings.  We need a head count for event planning.

The Fifth Annual Hawaiian Islands Grid Madness VHF/UHF simplex event is coming on Sunday, 16 September 2018, from 1300 to 1700 HST.  The Aulani Hui Amateur Repeater Club sponsors this fun contest “to test your equipment, coverage and operating skills using simplex FM on 2 meters and 70 cm…”  For more information, please visit this website:  https://gridmadness.blogspot.com.

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

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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