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06/21/2019 | The Latest Episode of ARRL Audio News is Available
Start listening now!Read More
06/21/2019 | The K7RA Solar Update
The quiet sun continuesRead More
06/20/2019 | LightSail 2 Set to Launch on June 22
The Planetary Society’s citizen-funded LightSail 2 solar-propelled spacecraft is set to launch on June 22.Read More
ARRL Development Department Manager Lauren Clarke, KB1YDD, has stepped down as manager of the ARRL Development Department.Read More
06/20/2019 | SAQ “Alexanderson Day” Transmission Set for June 30
The annual “Alexanderson Day” transmission from SAQ in Grimeton, Sweden, will take place on June 30.Read More
06/20/2019 | Online Contest Scoreboards Available for Field Day
f your club wants to see how its Field Day efforts are faring in comparison with others in your category, check out the Contest Online ScoreBoard.Read More
06/20/2019 | The Doctor Will See You Now!
“Listener Mailbag” is the topic of the new (June 20) episode of the ARRL The Doctor is In podcast.Read More
06/19/2019 | States, Counties, Municipalities Recognize Amateur Radio’s Contributions in Advance of Field Day
Each year as ARRL Field Day approaches, state and local governments traditionally take advantage of the opportunity to honor Amateur Radio in the form of various proclamations.Read More
ARRL Amateur Radio Direction Finding (ARDF) Coordinator Joe Moell, K0OV, is stepping down after more than 20 years on the job.Read More
The deadline to submit Radio Club of America (RCA) award nominations has been extended to July 15.Read More
06/19/2019 | San Antonio Radio Club Marks its Centennial
Members of the San Antonio Radio Club (SARC) are celebrating the centennial of the club’s founding.Read More
Lee Parsons III, N3LPJ, was killed when a tower he was working on collapsed.Read More
A delegation from ARRL and the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) will attend HAM RADIO 2019, the popular international Amateur Radio exhibition in Friedrichshafen, Germany.Read More
will surrender his Amateur Extra-class license and pay a $7,500 civil penalty as part of a Consent Decree with the FCC.Read More
06/18/2019 | Historic 2-Meter Transatlantic Contact Reported
D41CV on Cape Verde Islands and FG8OJ in Guadeloupe spanned the Atlantic Ocean on 2 meters for the first time on June 16, according to reports.Read More
Radio amateurs in Gujarat, India, deployed for Cyclone Vayu.Read More
Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:
Doug Wilson (KH7DQ) is offering one more free Technician License Class this year. The last class begins 17 October 2019 at the Keaau Community Center in Keaau, Hawaii Island. For more information, please contact Doug at email@example.com.
“Grid Madness 2019”, the Hawaii Island-based VHF/UHF Simplex Contest, is set for Sunday, 15 September 2019, from 1300 to 1700 HST. You can download the complete contest package here: https://gridmadness.blogspot.com. Also, you can contact Sean (AH6KO), the event coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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