Welcome to the Thursday evening update from “Big Island ARRL News.” This summary of topics is taken from the current edition of “The ARRL Letter”, published by HQ ARRL, Newington, CT, 06111. Views expressed in this amateur radio news review are those of the reporters and correspondents. Here are the details:
Accessed on 11 January 2019, 0415 UTC, Post 831.
Editor: Rick Lindquist (WW1ME).
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- Amateur Radio Applications in Limbo as Partial Shutdown Continues
- US Senate Confirms Geoffrey Starks and Brendan Carr to Full FCC Terms
- Nominations Solicited for Six ARRL Awards
- The Doctor Will See You Now!
- RTTY and FT8 Successfully Coexist in 2019 ARRL RTTY Roundup
- Aborted 3Y0Z Bouvet DXpedition Offers Donation Refund Options
- Registration Open for HamSCI 2019 Workshop, Call for Papers Issued
- Tickets Available for Convention-Related Dinners
- Historic Schooner that Carried Ham Radio on Arctic Expeditions Undergoing Additional Restoration
- In Brief…
- The K7RA Solar Update
- Just Ahead in Radiosport
- Upcoming ARRL Section, State, and Division Conventions
Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio notes:
- The Big Island Amateur Radio Club lunch on Friday (11 January 2019) will be held at the Pond’s Restaurant in Hilo, beginning at 1130 HST. Please call Barbara (NH7FY) if you wish to attend (936-3377).
- The regular monthly meeting of the Big Island Amateur Radio Club will be held on Saturday, 12 January 2019, 1400 HST, at the Keaau Community Center. Among the topics on the agenda is a program on how to use the Raspberry Pi microprocessor with ham radio.
- 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, which is sponsored by the Kohala Hamakua Radio Club, will feature 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 email@example.com.
- Hawaii Island radio amateurs are needed to provide communications support for the Sunday, 17 March 2019 Big Island International Marathon in Hilo, Hawaii. Every spring, the Puna Emergency Radio Club provides vital communications for this world-class event. If you’re interested, please contact comms coordinator Sean Fendt (KH6SF) at 430-1884 or via email — firstname.lastname@example.org.
- For the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news and information, please check the blog sidebars and links. These news feeds are updated daily. Thanks for joining us today.
- Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM), Public Information Coordinator, Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section. Website: https://bigislandarrlnews.com