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Top Story:  ARRL members can access OTA and QST through the ARRL magazines app.

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Accessed on 08 March 2020, 0650 UTC, Post 1341.

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ARRL members can access OTA and QST through the ARRL Magazines app
March/ April Digital Edition of On the Air is Now Availble
  • Get a big-picture overview of what happens on 2 meters, the most active VHF band.
  • Learn what weather spotting is and how to get involved.
  • Choose the right feed line for your setup.
  • Create custom lengths of coax by attaching your own connectors – no soldering required!

    …and more!

April 2020 Digital Edition of QST is Now Available
  • Connect and disconnect windowed ladder line the easy way.
  • Pick the right band and mode for maximum DX.
  • Join a DXpedition to the Galapagos Islands.
  • Take a look back to June 1970.

    … and more!

Download the ARRL Magazines App! The perfect companion for members on the go! Includes current and back issues of On the Air magazine and QST, ARRL’s monthly membership journal. Stay up to date on the latest happenings and features right from your mobile device. 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.
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Forgot password? Go to www.arrl.org/forgot-password to reset your password.

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 QST at any time. Complete our online opt-out form. Due to the lead time required to prepare QST for mailing, you may receive one last printed issue.
*Disclaimer: Choosing to opt-out of the print edition of QST 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 Puna Emergency Radio Club (PERC) needs volunteers to provide communications support for the 15 March 2020 Hilo Marathon.  PERC also is looking for a ham with a vehicle equipped with a mobile radio to serve as “runner” between aid stations.  For details, contact Bob Gomez (KB6EGA) at bbg691@yahoo.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



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