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 (https://qrznow.com/latest-posts).
Accessed on 15 January 2019, 0334 UTC, Post 834.
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Radio Amateurs of Canada (RAC) has announced that Gabor Horvath, VE7JH, is the recipient of the RAC Amateur of the Year Award for 2018. “Gabor has dem… Read more
“Heil Pro 7 vs Sennheiser HMD 300 Pro. This is pretty in-depth – you may need a coffee and a sit down to watch! This was heavier than I ex… Read more
IC-9700 manual “The Icom IC-9700 manual is now available in Japanese on the Icom website. Here is a link to a “rough” English… Read more
by Manuel Gamiz Jr W hen police didn’t get an answer late last month at a Pocono Summit home where they had been told a pregnant teen was being held a… Read more
CNN- A second mysterious repeating fast radio burst has been detected in space Read more
These directional antennas may look like Yagis, but they are quite different. The Doctor explains! Read more
The antenna has a 50-ohm designed driver. The Yagi has a unique element called a ‘Open Sleeve’ which is a director very close to the driven element… Read more
Ground Plane Antennas “Ground Plane Antennas” is the topic of the new (December 20) episode of the “ARRL The Doctor is In” podcast. Listen…and l… Read more
Electromagnetics, the W8JK Antenna, and the “Wow!” Signal Or, “My friend, the Ohio State Professor, Dr John Kraus, W8JK” Bob HoufK7ZB Antenna enthusia… Read more
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
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Aloha es 73 de
Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)
Public Information Coordinator
Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section