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Accessed on 24 January 2019, 2155 UTC, Post 847.
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At its annual meeting January 18 – 19, the ARRL Board of Directors decided that the organization needs to “review, re-examine, and reappraise ARRL’s r… Read more
Volunteer Examiner Coordinators across the US are continuing to receive paperwork from Amateur Radio exam sessions held during the partial government… 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
Cushcraft A3S Three Element Beam – 10, 15 & 20 Meters A3 World Ranger, our top selling tribander, has become the A3S with all stainless ste… Read more
Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio notes:
The Kohala Hamakua Amateur Radio Club will hold “The Original Big Island of Hawaii International Swap Meet/Ham Fest” on Saturday, 02 February 2019, at the Waimea Community Center next to the ball field off the Mamalahoa Highway in Waimea (Kamuela). The event runs from 0930 HST to 1400 HST and 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.
The Puna Emergency Radio Club needs licensed radio amateurs to 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.
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