Welcome to the “ARRL News-Features” update from Big Island ARRL News.  Views expressed in this Amateur/Ham Radio News summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.  Content provided by HQ ARRL, 225 Main Street, Newington, CT, 06111.

Accessed on 23 July 2019, 1640 UTC, Post 1049.

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Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:

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 details, contact Doug at douscelle@aol.com

The next Hawaii QSO Party will be held from 23 August 2019 to 25 August 2019.  You can download all of the rules and procedures 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 download a revised contest package here:  https://gridmadness.blogspot.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