Welcome to an update of Amateur/Ham Radio News from “Big Island ARRL News.”

This post contains topics from the current ARRL ARES E-Letter and the ARRL Contest Update.

Views expressed in this Amateur/Ham Radio news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Content provided by HQ ARRL, Newington, CT, 06111.

Accessed on 21 February 2019, 0305 UTC, Post 875.

Source:  http://www.arrl.org/ares-el?issue=2019-02-20

We begin with a look at the top stories from The ARRL ARES E-Letter.

Editor:  Rick Palm (K1CE).

Here are the top stories covered in the current issue of The ARES E-Letter, 20 February 2019:

ARES Briefs, Links

Cuban Amateurs Respond to Severe Tornado — On January 27, radio amateurs in Cuba’s capital of Havana were keeping an eye on the weather. With a low-pressure system in the Gulf of Mexico and cold front approaching, severe weather resulted with conditions that deteriorated during the evening and night hours. An F4 tornado hit Havana, the first tornado ever to hit the city. “Once again, Amateur Radio operators proved how they could handle emergency traffic during the severe weather event, when the 2G and 3G mobile cellular phone systems collapsed due to damage and the excessive traffic generated by the incident,” Radio Havana’s Arnie Coro, CO2KK, reported. More here.


Now, we turn our attention to the current issue of The ARRL Contest Update.

Views expressed in this Amateur/Ham Radio News summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Content provided by HQ ARRL, Newington, CT, 06111.

Accessed on 21 February 2019, 0305 UTC, Post 875.

Source:  http://www.arrl.org/contest-update-issues?issue=2019-02-20

Editor:  Brian Moran (N9ADG).

Here are the top stories covered in the current issue of The ARRL Contest Update, 20 February 2019:

N THIS ISSUE

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Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Coordinator

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

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