Accessed on 22 November 2018, 1608 UTC, Post 778.


Email message from Shane (KN4IAS) and the Marianas Amateur Radio Club.

Here is the current update on Typhoon Man-YI as it approaches Guam and the Marianas Islands.

Information from NWS Guam’s Facebook page:

73’s Shane KN4IAS

Please keep an eye on the weather.

Watch Chip Guard ( NH2CU ) talk about the storm!

Guam in COR 4 as of 11 a.m., November 22, 2018 in response to Typhoon Man-Yi.

Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio notes:

The Big Island of Hawaii International Swap Meet/Hamfest is set for Saturday, 02 February 2019, at the Waimea Community Center, next to the ball field off the Mamalahoa Highway in Waimea (Kamuela).  The event runs from 0930 HST to 1400 HST and includes displays, vendor tables, an EMCOMM forum, and a VE session for new and upgraded Amateur Radio Licenses. There will be a $10.00 donation per seller.  A $5.00 donation per attendee will be collected at the time of registration.  Be sure to get your raffle tickets for “Big Ticket” items.  For details, contact Steve Miller (WH6N) at

Alan (AD6E/KH6TU) will begin another online Morse Code Class in January 2019 under the auspices of the “CW Academy.”  According to Alan, “The class is free.  It is a great course–a chance to acquire a new skill with a 1-on-1 instructor.” The class is conducted via an online video chat meeting twice a week for eight weeks, “most likely Monday and Thursday at 6 pm HST for an hour each.”  You can participate at home via an internet based virtural classroom.  You can enroll here:

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

Public Information Coordinator

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section