Premiere Issue of On The Air is now available


Welcome to the Big Island ARRL News update.

This post focuses on the new ARRL publication for new and intermediate level hams.  The Premiere issue of “On The Air” can be downloaded on the app provided by the ARRL.

Views expressed in this Amateur/Ham Radio News summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Content supplied by HQ ARRL, 225 Main Street, Newington, CT, 06111.

Accessed on 15 January 2020, 0410 UTC, Post 1279.

Source (via email from HQ ARRL):

https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/h/11ltrgzt5mcw/?&th=16fa65e3d67e7909&v=c

Please click link or scroll down to read the full press release.

If you have questions about how to get started in ham radio, On the Air has the answers. 
On the Air, ARRL’s new bimonthly magazine for beginner and intermediate hams, is here! All ARRL members can access the digital edition through the new ARRL Magazines app (see details below).

In the first issue of On the Air January/February 2020, you’ll get:

  • A guide to buying your first handheld radio
  • Step-by-step instructions for building simple antennas for VHF and HF
  • A full-page infographic that explains how the ionosphere makes long-distance radio communication possible
  • An “Up Close” Q & A with Jeremy Hong, KD8TUO, who reveals his favorite resources for new hams.

…and much more!

Download the NEW ARRL Magazines App!
The perfect companion for members on the go! The new ARRL Magazines app replaces the QST app. Use the app to access current and back issues of On the Air magazine and QST, ARRL’s monthly membership journal. The ARRL Magazines App is available free for download in Apple’s App Store and Google Play, or visit www.arrl.org/ota for more info. If your device is setup to update apps automatically, the ARRL Magazines app will replace the QST app.
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Not a member? Join today and get access to the current digital edition now.

Need help? Visit the digital edition help page for frequently asked questions.

Need more help? Contact Member Services by telephone 860-594-0200 or 888-277-5289 (US only) or email circulation@arrl.org.

Go Green! Go Digital-Only.
You can choose to opt out* of the mailed print edition of On the Air at any time. Complete our online opt-out form. Due to the lead time required to prepare On the Air for mailing, you may receive one last printed issue.* Disclaimer: Choosing to opt out of the print edition of On the Air is voluntary and will not result in a refund or reduction of ARRL membership dues. Any savings will be used to extend the ARRL’s reach in the areas of public service, education, advocacy, technology and membership.

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Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:

The Original Big Island of Hawaii International Swap Meet/Hamfest is set for Saturday, 25 January 2020, 0930 HST-1400 HST, at the Waimea Community Center near the ball field just off the Mamalahoa Highway in Waimea.  The EMCOMM Forum  begins at 1200 HST, while VE testing starts at 1300 HST.  For details, please contact Steve Milner (WH6N) at wh6n@arrl.net

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

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https://paper.li/f-1576465810 (breaking amateur/ham radio news).

Retired News director of Pacific Radio Group Radio Stations on Hawaii-the Big Island. I have more than 40 years of broadcast experience, including positons at KTUH-FM (UH-Manoa), KPOI-FM (Honolulu). KHLO-AM (Hilo), KKBG-FM (KBIG-FM)(Hilo/Kona), KAPA-FM (Hilo-Kona). Native-FM (Hilo-Kona), and ESPN Hawaii (Hilo-Kona). Former University of Hawaii-Hilo librarian. Retired Air Force Officer. Amateur (Ham) Radio operator since 1977 (currently holds the Amateur Extra Class License from the FCC-KH6JRM).... Can read, write, and speak Russian. Retired on 30 September 2011, but still maintains a Hawaii Island News Blog.

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Retired News director of Pacific Radio Group Radio Stations on Hawaii-the Big Island. I have more than 40 years of broadcast experience, including positons at KTUH-FM (UH-Manoa), KPOI-FM (Honolulu). KHLO-AM (Hilo), KKBG-FM (KBIG-FM)(Hilo/Kona), KAPA-FM (Hilo-Kona). Native-FM (Hilo-Kona), and ESPN Hawaii (Hilo-Kona). Former University of Hawaii-Hilo librarian. Retired Air Force Officer. Amateur (Ham) Radio operator since 1977 (currently holds the Amateur Extra Class License from the FCC-KH6JRM).... Can read, write, and speak Russian. Retired on 30 September 2011, but still maintains a Hawaii Island News Blog.

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