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Vertical Antenna 8 bands trapped (10-12-15-17-20-30-40-80m) with wire radials 1/4 lambda for each one band.

10-40m Full bands coverage. 80m about 120Kc/s RF chocke for electrostatic protection. 2 KW pep SO239 Technical specifications: Height: 11.3 m approxim… Read more 

Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:

The Hawaii QSO Party will run from 0400Z 24 August to 0359Z 26 August.  Converting to HST, the HQP will run from 6 pm HST Friday through 5:59 pm HST Saturday.  Work as many stations on as many bands and modes as you can. Get the rules here: http://www.hawaiiqsoparty.org/Rules/HQP/HQPRules-2019-A.html

Doug Wilson (KH7DQ) will offer one more free Technician License Class this year.  The class begins on Thursday, 17 October 2019, at the Keaau Community Center in Keaau, Hawaii Island.  For details, contact Doug at douscelle@aol.com

“Grid Madness 2019”, the Hawaii Island-based VHF/UHF Simplex Contest, is set for Sunday, 15 September 2019, from 1300 to 1700 HST.  Download the revised contest package here: https://gridmadness.blogspot.com

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Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM)

Public Information Coordinator

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section