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Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio Notes:

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

Doug Wilson (KH6DQ) is offering free Technician License classes on Hawaii Island.  The first class is underway at Hilo’s Aupuni Center.  The next class is set for 14 March 2019 at the West Hawaii Civic Center in Kona.  The six-week classes include five training sessions, with licensing exams given on the final week.  For details, please contact Dough via email–douscelle@aol.com.

Alan Maenchen (AD6E/KH6TU) is taking registrations for his April 2019 online CW course.  The current class wraps up this week.  According to Alan, the free class “is an on-line video chat meeting twice a week for eight weeks for an hour each.  Exact days and time could change depending on student availability…Since this is an internet based virtual classroom, no commute is needed.  You can do this from home…”  For details, click this link:


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Aloha es 73 de

Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Coordinator

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section