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Accessed on 10 April 2019, 0315 UTC, Post 929.


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Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:

The Big Island Amateur Radio  Club (BIARC) will hold its monthly meeting on Saturday, 13 April 2019, 1400 HST, at the Puna Community Church just up the road from the Keaau Community Center.

Those wishing to register for the new ARRL EMCOMM Course (EC-001) should contact Clem Jung (KH7HO) at  The next class begins in June 2019.

Doug Wilson (KH6DQ) is continuing his free Technician License Classes on Hawaii Island.  Here are the upcoming class dates:  19 April 2019, 1830 HST, Discovery Harbor in Ka’u; 23 May 2019 in Waimea (location TBA); and 17 October 2019 at the Keaau Community Center in Keaau.  Contact Doug at

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


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Russ Roberts

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.