QRZ NOW Latest Posts, 26 Dec 2018


Accessed on 27 December 2018, 0336 UTC, Post 816.


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Comment:  Here are today’s top Amateur/Ham Radio news stories from QRZ NOW.  Views expressed in this news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.



SteppIR UrbanBeam and SDA 2000 –  full review (HF antenna)

SteppIR UrbanBeam and SDA 2000 – full review (HF antenna)

SteppIR UrbanBeam “This is a full review of the SteppIR UrbanBeam (multiband HF antenna) with the SDA 2000 controller (OptimizIR). It’s part 3 o… Read more 


Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio notes:

You still have time to sign up for Alan’s (AD6E/KH6TU) online cw class, which begins in January 2019.  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…”  You can sign up here:

The Original Big Island of Hawaii International Swap Meet/HamFest is set for Saturday, 02 February 2018, at the Waimea Community Center, next to the ball field off the Mamalahoa Highway in Waimea (Kamuela). The will be open to the public from 0930 HST to 1400 HST.  The venue includes a swapmeet, vendor tables, an EMCOMM forum, and VE testing for new and upgraded amateur radio licenses.  For details, contact Steve Milner (WH6N) at

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Aloha es 73 de

Russell Roberts (KH6JRM).

Public Information Coordinator

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

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