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Welcome to an Amateur/Ham Radio update from Big Island ARRL News. Views expressed in this Amateur/Ham Radio news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents. Content supplied by HQ ARRL, 225 Main Street, Newington, CT, 06111.  Accessed on 15 May 2019, 0505 UTC, Post 969.


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Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:

Doug Wilson (KH7DQ) is offering two more free Technician License Classes on Hawaii Island:  23 May 2019 in Waimea (location TBA) and 17 October 2019 at the Keaau Community Center in Keaau, Hawaii Island.  For details, contact Doug at

Hawaii Island radio amateurs are urged to sign up for the new ARRL EMCOMM Course (EC-001).  According to ARRL Pacific Section Manager Joseph Speroni (AH0A), “The new EC-001 course addresses Hawaii’s situation as an island state…Students will be assigned mentors in Hawaii who are knowledgeable in relationships with our local served agencies…Course mentors will be assigned in the same county as the student whenever possible.”  The first class scheduled for Hawaii begins in June 2019.  To register, contact Pacific Section Emergency Coordinator (SEC), Clem Jung (KH7HO) at

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Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Coordinator

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section