QRZ NOW-Amateur Radio News

Welcome to the “QRZ NOW” update from Big Island ARRL News. Views expressed in this Amateur/Ham Radio news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.   Content provided by “QRZ NOW” (https://qrznow.com).  Accessed on 28 May 2019, 0145 UTC, Post 985.

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Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:

Doug Wilson (KH7Q) is offering one more free Technician License Class this year.  That class will be held on 17 October 2019 at the Keaau Community Center in Keaau, Hawaii Island.  The six-week classes include five training sessions, with licensing exams given on the final week. Current licensees wanting to upgrade to the General or Extra Class Licenses also may take tests for these levels at the end of the course.  To register or for more information, please contact Doug at douscelle@aol.com.

Hawaii Island radio amateurs are encouraged to register for the new ARRL EMCOMM Course (EC-001), which begins in June 2019.  According to ARRL Pacific Section Manager Joseph Speroni (AH0A), “The ARRL has restructured its EmComm program to address the practical aspects of radio communications as well as the skills needed to better serve local communities in emergencies.”  To sign up for the news course, please contact Pacific Section Emergency Coordinator (SEC), Clem Jung (KH7HO), who will handle student registration.  You can reach him at kh7ho@arrl.net.

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

https://bigislandarrlnews.com

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.

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