QRZ Now-Amateur Radio News

Accessed on 25 September 2018, 0455 UTC, Post #704.

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

CQ WW RTTY DX Contest

CQ WW RTTY Held each year on the last full weekend of September, the contest draws over 15,000 participants and over 3300 log submittals from around t… Read more 

ARRL Handbook 2019

ARRL Handbook 2019  Limited Edition! Six-Volume Ultimate Boxed Set For the first time, The ARRL Handbook has been divided into multiple volumes. All s… Read more 

Celebrating 25 Years of QRZ.com – Ham Nation 368

Ham Radio call sign lookup Fred Lloyd AA7BQ and QRZ.com’s big 25th birthday celebration! Fred Lloyd AA7BQ talks with Bob Heil about QRZ.com… Read more 


Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio notes:

Don’t forget the 2018 ARRL Simuated Emergency Test (SET) on Saturday, 13 October 2018, from 0900 to 1200 HST.  For more information, please visit https://oahuarrlnews.wordpress.com.

The last round of free Amateru Radio Technician License classes begins on 01 November 2018 at the Keeau Community Center in Keaau (Hawaii Island).  The VE-administered test will be given on 06 December 2018.  A test fee of $15.00 in exact cash will be collected at the time of each exam.  For details, contact Doug Wilson (KH7DQ) at douscelle@aol.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

https://bigislandarrlnews.com

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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