Welcome to another edition of “Big Island ARRL News”–a Hawaii Island-based blog focusing on news, events, and information for Hawaii Island radio amateurs.  A particular emphasis will be placed on news from HQ ARRL in Newington, CT, 06111.  Other news sources will be used in these posts, including items from the  Southgate Amateur Radio Club, QRZ.com, eham.com, and individual communications from Hawaii Island radio operators. Views expressed in this news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.  In today’s post, we examine some of the top Amateur/Ham Radio news stories from QRZ NOW (https://qrznow.com).  Here are the details:

Accessed on 08 January 2019, 0515 UTC, Post 827.

Source:  https://qrznow.com/latest-posts

Please click link or scroll down to read your selections.


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Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio notes:

The Original Big Island of Hawaii International Swap Meet/Ham Fest will be held on 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. The venue includes a swap meet, an EMCOMM forum, vendor sales, and VE teting for news and upgraded amateur radio licenses.  For details, contact Steve Milner (WH6N) at wh6n@arrl.net.

Hawaii Island radio amateurs are needed to support communications for the Big Island International Marathon, which will be held on Sunday, 17 March 2019.  According to comms coordinator Sean Fendt (KH6SF) the event is “a prime opportunity to practice in-the-field radio skills, learn new operating techniques and network with fellow hams and others who help with the marathon.”  For more information, contact Sean–sean@sfendt.net.

For the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news and information, please check the blog sidebars and links.  You can find current ARRL information at the top of the right hand sidebar.  Thanks for joining us today.

Aloha es 73 de

Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Coordinator

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section