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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.

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Accessed on 29 July 2019, 1715 UTC, Post 1057.


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Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:

The Hawaii QSO Party will run from 0400Z 24 August to 0359Z 26 August 2019.  Translated, that’s from 6 pm HST FRIDAY through 5:59 pm Sunday.  Work as many station on as many bands and modes as you can.  You can get the complete rules here:

“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 revised contest package here:

Doug Wilson (KH7DQ) will offer 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

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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