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Hawaii Amateur/Ham Radio News:

According to ARRL Pacific Section Manager Joseph Speroni (AH0A), “The next Hawaii QSO Party (HQP) will be held the fourth full weekend in August which is Aug 23-25…There will be a lot of activity out there to work.  Hawaii stations work everyone.  Everyone else works Hawaii.  Exchange is a signal report and your Hawaii district.”  For the latest rules, go here:  http://www.hawaiiqsoparty.org/

“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 find the latest rules and procedures here:  https://gridmadness.blogspot.com.

Doug Wilson (KH7DQ) will hold one more free Technician License Class this year.  That session begins on 17 October 2019 at the Keaau Community Center in Keaau, Hawaii Island.  To register for the Tech training class or for more information, please contact Doug at douscelle@aol.com

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


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Russ Roberts

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.