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July 2019 QST Digital Edition

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July 2019 QST Digital Edition – Now Available
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 Inside this issue…
  • Learn five ways to find true north.
  • Build a unique HF vertical antenna.
  • Read about the history of Grimeton Station, SAQ.
  • Add automatic gain control to an economy receiver.

…and much more!

Enjoy Content You Won’t Find in the Print Edition…
  • See our video overview of the CommRadio CTX-10 QRP transceiver.
Every issue of QST is filled with the news and features to keep active in Amateur Radio.

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Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:

Doug Wilson (KH7DQ) will offer one more free Technician License Class this year.  The news class is

set for 17 October 2019 at the Keaau Community Center, Hawaii Island. For more information,

contact Doug at douscellle@aol.com.

“Grid Madness 2019”, the Hawaii Island-based VHF/UHF Simplex Contest, is set for 15 September

2019, from 1300 to 1700 HST.  For a contest package, visit https://gridmadness.blogspot.com.

Also, you can contact Stan (AH6KO), the event coordinator at ah6ko@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