Welcome to the “QRZ NOW-Amateur Radio News” update from Big Island ARRL News.
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Accessed on 02 March 2019, 0510 UTC, Post 885.
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Meet the Raspberry Pi” is the topic of the new (February 28) episode of the “ARRL The Doctor is In” podcast. Listen…and learn! Sponsored by DX… Read more
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The January issue of the IARU Region 1 Monitoring System (IARUMS) newsletterreports the Russian “Sunflower” coastal radar, located east of Vladivostok… Read more
Description Overview It will be 5 elements twin loop antenna of amateur radio 1200Mhz band for mobile. Decomposed and we try to carry. Connector will… Read more
“In this video I want to show you the 40M band UltraLight Magnetic Loop Antenna, how to setup it and testing in the real QRP conditions. During… Read more
HF Mobile Antenna Covers 80-6 Meters with 4 1/2 foot mobile or 10 foot fixed operation telescoping whip. Continuously adjustable loading coil is 36 in… Read more
These directional antennas may look like Yagis, but they are quite different. The Doctor explains! Read more
“I made this doublet connector from a piece of 6mm Nylon 66 I had knocking about. Seems easy enough. I just hope the 450 ohm behaves itself and… Read more
Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio Notes:
Alan Maenchen (AD6E/KH6TU) is taking registrations for his April 2019 Online CW class. According to Alan, the 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 at home. Technician class hams can participate and practice their skills on their 80, 40, 15 and 10M CW allocations.” For details, please visit this web site:
The Puna Emergency Radio Club (PERC) needs licensed radio amateurs to provide communications support for the 17 March 2019 Big Island International Marathon in Hilo, Hawaii. According to comms coordinator, Sean Fendt (KH6SF), the race is “a prime opportunity to practice in-the-field skills, learn new operating techniques and network with fellow hams and others who help with the marathon.” For details, contact Sean ar 430-1884 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Doug Wilson (KH6DQ) is offering free Technician License classes on Hawaii Island. The next class is set for 14 March 2019 at the West Hawaii Civic Center in Kona. “The six-week course includes five training sessions, with licensing exams given on the final week.” For details, contact Doug at email@example.com.
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Aloha es 73 de
Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)
Public Information Coordinator
Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section