QRZ NOW: Latest Posts, 14-15 Jan 2019


Here’s the latest amateur/ham radio news update from “Big Island ARRL News.”  Views expressed in this news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.  Topics cited in this post are from the current edition of QRZ NOW (

Accessed on 15 January 2019, 0334 UTC, Post 834.


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HAMlab – 160-6 10W

HAMlab – 160-6 10W

HAMlab is a fully functional SDR transceiver with 160-10m band coverage and 10W of output power built around the STEMlab platform. It gives you an out… Read more 


2018 QST Antenna Design Competition Winners Announced

2018 QST Antenna Design Competition Winners Announced

ARRL has announced the winners of the 2018 QST Antenna Design Competition. “Dozens of entries were received, but only three could win,” said… Read more 

Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio notes:

The Puna Emergency Radio Club is asking license radio amateurs to help provide communications support for the Sunday, 17 March 2019, Big Island International Marathon in Hilo, Hawaii. If you can help, please call comms coordinator, Sean Fendt (KH6SF) at 430-1884 or via email at

Alan Maenchen (AD6E/KH6TU) says his current online CW class is doing well. Alan will hold another online CW class beginning in April 2019.  Be sure to register early to confirm your seat at this video chat CW class.  For more information, please visit this website:

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).  The event is sponsored by the Kohala Hamakua Radio Club (KHRC).  This is an island-wide event, so be sure to spread the word to your friends. Doors open to the public at 0930 HST.  The venue 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

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

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