Grid Madness 2020 Publicity info


Hawaiian Islands Grid Madness is coming to Hawaii on 20 September 2020, from 1300-1700 HST.

Views expressed in this announcement are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Content supplied by Stan Froseth (AH6KO)-the event manager.

Accessed on 29 June 2020, 1349 UTC, Post 1513.

Source (email message from Stan Froseth-AH6KO):

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Thanks to Stan Froseth (AH6KO) this advanced announcement of this popular VHF/UHF simplex contest.  Here’s Stan’s complete message along with the main link to the event.

Hi Russ,

Announcing the Seventh Annual Hawaiian Islands Grid Madness! This early notice is for leaders in the Hawaii amateur radio community.

Please, if you can — spread the word via radio nets, meetings, newsletters, calendars, web sites, social media, or just tell another ham! On the radio, you can provide the URL below, or say “Google Grid Madness“. (The “octopus” graphic below helps to distinguish 2020 event info from previous years!)

You can use the Publicity Info below, and anything from We will email a general announcement in late July, and a reminder in early September.

Many thanks and 73~
Stan AH6KO (Event Manager)

Hawaiian Islands Grid Madness 2020

A VHF/UHF Simplex Event

Sunday, September 20th from 1300 to 1700 HST



Put it on your calendar!

All info at

Grid Madness is a FUN event for all hams in the State of Hawaii. Test your equipment, coverage and operating skills using simplex FM on 2 meters and 70 cm. Talk to as many stations as you can, in as many Grid Squares as you can, using SIMPLEX ONLY. See who you can contact locally or across the water!
New for 2020: Activating two or more Grid Squares from the same location will not be allowed this year. For more info, see Operating on Grid Boundaries.

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Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)
Public Information Officer
Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section (breaking Amateur/Ham Radio News)


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