Accessed on 22 August 2018, 1848 UTC, Post #664.


Editor:  Brian Moran (N9ADG).

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Before I outline the main topics covered in this ARRL Contest Update, please prepare for the arrival of Category 5 Hurricane Lane, which is packing sustained winds of 155-160 mph.  The strong storm will lash Hawaii Island with heavy rain, flooding, and possible wind damage as it heads for Maui, Molokai, Oahu, and Kauai.  Please exercise caution if you get on the air, especially during this weekend’s Hawaii QSO Party.  For updated hurricane information, please visit these sites:

Both sites are updated throughout the day.  Also, you can call the National Weather Service in Hilo at 935-8555 for current hurricane forecasts.

Now here are the main topics discussed in today’s edition of “The ARRL Contest Update”: