What’s trending in February 2019 “QST”, 21 Jan 2019

Welcome to the Monday afternoon edition of “Big Island ARRL News”.  Views expressed in this Amateur/Ham Radio news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.  Topics cited in this post come from Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio activities and messages from HQ ARRL, Newington, CT, 06111.

Accessed on 22 January 2019, 0045 UTC, Post 844.

Sources:

Dave Pacheco (AH6OD), Steve Milner (WH6N), Sean Fendt (KH6SF), and HQ ARRL.

Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio notes;

I just received a note from Dave Pacheco (AH6OD) that a new ham in Laupahoehoe (my home town) will soon “set up an RF UHF Simplex Node about a mile north of the charter school…”  As soon as I get more details, I’ll pass them along.

The Puna Emergency Radio Club (PERC) needs licensed Hawaii Island radio amateurs to help support communications for the Sunday, 17 March 2019, Big Island International Marathon in Hilo.  If you can help, please contact Sean Fendt (KH6SF) at 430-1884 or via email at sean@sfendt.net.

The Kohala Hamakua Radio Club (KHRC) proudly announces the return of the Big Island of Hawaii International Swap Meet/Hamfest on Saturday, 02 February 2019, at the Waimea Community Center, next to the ball field off the Mamalahoa Highway in Waimea (Kamuela).  The venue includes a swap meet, vendor sales, an EMCOMM forum, and VE testing for new and advanced amateur radio licenses.  For details, contact Steve Milner (WH6N) at wh6n@arrl.net.


HQ ARRL News Update:

Accessed on 22 January 2019, 0045 UTC.

ARRL members can now download the digital edition of the February 2019 “QST”.  Here’s the complete text from HQ ARRL, Newington, CT, 06111.

What’s trending in February 2019 QST

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ARRL Web site

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Reminder: Your February 2019 Digital Edition of QST is Now Available

 See what’s trending in this issue…


Second Century: The Spectrum of Hams 
Read the thoughts of ARRL CEO Howard Michel, WB2ITX, about the increasingly fragmented landscape of Amateur Radio. Page 11

Field Deployable Mini-K9AY Loop
Try this antenna to improve reception on 30 and 40 meters. Page 41

Product Review: FlexRadio Systems FLEX-6400M HF and 6-Meter SDR Transceiver 
A deep dive into the features and performance of a sophisticated software-defined transceiver. Page 48

Member Spotlight: Dave Cripe, NM0S 
A “renaissance ham” with interests that range from music to history. Page 15

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Aloha es 73 de

Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Coordinator

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

https://bigislandarrlnews.com

Retired News director of Pacific Radio Group Radio Stations on Hawaii-the Big Island. I have more than 40 years of broadcast experience, including positons at KTUH-FM (UH-Manoa), KPOI-FM (Honolulu). KHLO-AM (Hilo), KKBG-FM (KBIG-FM)(Hilo/Kona), KAPA-FM (Hilo-Kona). Native-FM (Hilo-Kona), and ESPN Hawaii (Hilo-Kona). Former University of Hawaii-Hilo librarian. Retired Air Force Officer. Amateur (Ham) Radio operator since 1977 (currently holds the Amateur Extra Class License from the FCC-KH6JRM).... Can read, write, and speak Russian. Retired on 30 September 2011, but still maintains a Hawaii Island News Blog.

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