Welcome to the Tuesday evening update from “Big Island ARRL News.” Views expressed in this amateur radio news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents. Included in this post are the latest ARRL news and upcoming Hawaii Island amateur/ham radio events. Here are the details:
Accessed on 09 January 2019, 0546 UTC, Post 828.
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01/08/2019 | Nominations Solicited for Six ARRL Awards
The ARRL invites nominations for awards that recognize educational and technological pursuits in Amateur Radio.Read More
The 2019 HamSCI Workshop will take place March 22 – 23 at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) in Cleveland, Ohio.Read More
Registration for Visalia 2019 is now open.Read More
01/08/2019 | MIT Radio Society, EE and Computer Science Department Hosting Radio Technology Lectures
The MIT Radio Society, EE and Computer Science Department are hosting radio technology lectures.Read More
The National Conference of Volunteer Examiner Coordinators (NCVEC) Question Pool Committee has released the 2019 – 2023 FCC Element 3 General Class Question Pool into the public domain.Read More
01/07/2019 | Winter Field Day 2019 is January 26 – 27
The Winter Field Day Association (WFDA) sponsors the 2019 running of Winter Field Day, January 26 – 27.Read More
Hamvention Contest, Top Band Dinner tickets now are available.Read More
01/04/2019 | The Latest Episode of ARRL Audio News is Available
Start listening now!Read More
01/04/2019 | The K7RA Solar Update
A weak sunspot returnsRead More
The US Senate has confirmed Geoffrey Starks and Brendan Carr to full 5-year terms as FCC commissioners.Read More
01/03/2019 | A New QST QuickStats Poll Has Been Posted
Cast your votes today!Read More
01/03/2019 | The Doctor Will See You Now!
“Log Periodic Antennas” is the topic of the new (January 3) episode of the “ARRL The Doctor is In” podcast.Read More
The FCC said in a January 2 Public Notice that in the event of a continued partial lapse in federal government funding, it will suspend “most operations” at mid-day on Thursday, January 3.Read More
01/02/2019 | Third Wednesday Monthly Communications Exercises Set
FEMA Region 10 will conduct monthly communications exercises (COMMEX) on the third Wednesday of each month, starting on January 16.Read More
The FCC has settled an investigation into an alleged unauthorized launch and operation of small satellites by Swarm TechnologiesRead More
The World Radiosport Team Championship 2022 (WRTC 2022) Organizing Committee has debuted its official website as well as the Initial Qualification Rules.Read More
Hawaii Island Amateur/Radio news and events:
The Original Big Island of Hawaii International Swap Meet/Ham Fest 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 open to the public at 0930 HST. The event ends after VE testing for new and upgraded amateur radio licenses (sometime after 1400 HST). The venue includes a swap meet, vendor sales, an EMCOMM forum and VE testing. For more information, please contact Steve Milner (WH6N) at email@example.com.
The Puna Emergency Radio Club provides communications for the annual Big Island International Marathon in Hilo. This year, the marathon will be held on Sunday, 17 March 2019, beginning at 0500 HST. Hawaii Island radio amateurs are invited to provide communications support to this local event. According to comms coordinator Sean Fendt (KH6SF), the race 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…” Contact Sean at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news and events, 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