The ARRL Letter for August 30, 2018


Accessed on 31 August 2018, 1438 UTC, Post #674.


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Here are this week’s top Amateur/Ham Radio news stories from HQ ARRL, Newington, CT, 06111.  Views expressed in this news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

ARRL Headquarters Closed on Labor Day, September 3

ARRL Headquarters will be closed on Monday, September 3, for the Labor Day holiday. There will be no W1AW bulletin or code practice transmissions that day. ARRL Headquarters will reopen on Tuesday, September 4, at 1200 UTC. Have a safe and enjoyable Labor Day weekend!


Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio notes:

The Fifth Annual Hawaiian Islands Grid Madness is coming Sunday, 16 September 2018 from 1300 to 1700 HST.  The Aulani Hui Amateur Repeater Club sponsors this fun VHF/UHF Simplex 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 more information, please visit

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Aloha es 73 de

Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Coordinator

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

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