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Vertical Antennas tips and tricks on this weeks Q&A Wednesday! DXE

Vertical Antennas tips and tricks on this weeks Q&A Wednesday! DXE

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Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:

The Hawaii QSO Party will be held from 23 August 2019 through 25 August 2019.  You can download the rules and procedures here:

“Grid Madness 2019”, the Hawaii Island-based VHF/UHF Simplex Contest, is set for Sunday, 15 September 2019, from 1300-1700 HST.  You can download the revised contest package here:

Doug Wilson (KH7DQ) is offering one more free Technician License Class this year.  That class begins on Thursday, 17 October 2019, at the Keaau Community Center in Keaau, Hawaii Island.  For more information, please contact Doug at

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Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Coordinator

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

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