Grid Madness for Hawaii Radio Amateurs

Welcome to a Hawaii Amateur/Ham Radio News 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 Stan (AH6KO) and the Aulani Hui Amateur Repeater Club.  Accessed on 04 June 2019, 0415 UTC, Post 993.


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Although many Hawaii radio amateurs are focusing on the 22-23 June 2019 ARRL Field Day, there is another “home-grown” event on the horizon worth your time. The “Grid Madness VHF/UHF Simplex Event” is coming 15 September 2019, from 1300-1700 HST.  Stan has put together a modest package explaining the event, its logging requirements, and how you can get a particiaption certificicate:

Hawaiian Islands Grid Madness 2019

A VHF/UHF Simplex Event

Sunday, September 15th from 1300 to 1700W

Sponsored by Aulani Hui Amateur Repeater Club

For rules and log sheets: View or Download:
—–>Grid Madness 2019 Info Packet<—–

What happened last year?
—–>Last Year (2018) Summary<—–

  • Print a log sheet or two and the entry form. Look over the rules. You are set to go!
  • With your VHF/UHF FM radio, contact as many stations as you can in as many grid squares as you can, using SIMPLEX ONLY.
  • Every participant submitting a log receives a certificate!
  • For more info, click on the tabs above — use Comments to post your plans!

Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:

The next meeting of the Big Island Amateur Radio Club (BIARC) will be held on Saturday, 08 June 2019, 1400 HST, at the Keaau Community Center in Keaau, Hawaii Island.

The “Grid Madness 2019 VHF/UHF Simplex Event” is coming 15 September 2019, 1300-1700 HST  (see above announcement).  For details, contact Stan (AH6KO),

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