Welcome to the Big Island ARRL News update.

In this post, we focus on a presentation from Oliver Dully (K6OLI), who discusses AREDN MESH Networks and EMCOMM.

Thanks to ARRL Pacific Section Manager Joseph Speroni (AH0A) for the summary and link to Oliver’s outstanding video.

Source (email from Joseph Speroni-AH0A):

Please click link or scroll down to read the full article and to download the video.

AREDN Mesh Networks


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5:10 PM (32 minutes ago)

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Aloha all

The LAX ARES DEC, Oliver Dully (K6OLI), gave one of the Honolulu clubs a
presentation on deployments of AREDN MESH networks for EMComm events.
It was an eye opening presentations of effectiveness of Amateur Radio
digital technologies.  Tim Bryan (KH6TOB) captured the talk on video and
it is now available on YouTube at,

AREDN MESH support is already an integral part of Winlink messaging
providing a natural migration for a state wide messaging system.  We’re
hopeful some of those abilities will be added to the Hawaii Winlink
network in 2020.

The video is a good overview of digital networks in EmComm and worth

ARRL Pacific Section
Section Manager: Joseph Speroni, AH0A

Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:

The next Big Island Amateur Radio Club (BIARC) meeting will be held on Saturday, 11 January 2020, 1400 HST, at the Keaau Community Center.

The ARRL Winter Field Day is set for 25-26 January 2020.

The Original Big Island of Hawaii International Swap Meet/Ham Fest is set for Saturday, 25 January 2020, 0930 HST to 1400 HST.  VE testing will be held at 1300 HST.  The Swap Meet/Ham Fest will be held at the Waimea Community Center next to the ball field just off the Mamalahoa Highway in Waimea (Kamuela). For more information, please contact Steve Milner (WH6N) at

All Hawaii Island radio amateurs are encouraged to join 10-10 International.  Here’s the contact URL;

For the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news and information, please visit this blog daily.  Our 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 (breaking amateur/ham radio news).

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