ARRL News-Features, 24 – 25 Dec 2018

Accessed on 25 December 2018, 0452 UTC, Post 814.

Source:

http://www.arrel.org/news-features

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Comment:  Here are the 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.

News & Features

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Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio notes:

The Original 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).  Doors will open at 0930 HST and close shortly after 1400 HST.  The program includes a swap meet, vendor sales, an EMCOMM forum, and VE testing for new and upgraded amateur radio licenses. For details,contact Steve Milner (WH6N) at wh6n@arrl.net.

Alan (AD6E/KH6TU) is still taking student enrollments for his January 2019 online CW class.  According to Alan, the class “is an on-line video chat meeting twice a week for eight weeks, most likely Monday and Thursday at 6 pm HST for an hour each…”  Sign up here:

https://cwops.org/cw-academy-2/cw-academy-student-sign-up/

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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