The regular monthly test of the Maunakea Repeater (146.72-MHz/PL100.0) is set for this Saturday.

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To: HiCoARES, Big Island, KHRC, MKSS, OMKM, DECs, BIARC, BigIslandRADIO,, bigislandarrlnews, others
We continue to need to ensure the MK repeater is operational.
The repeater will be turned back on at noon for the one hour test, Saturday July 4, 2020, then turned off again. It needs to be tested on a monthly basis (1st Saturday) to insure that it is operational.
Please check in on the Hawaii State VOAD repeater, 146.72 MHz (PL 100.0 Hz) Maunakea, Saturday, July 4, 2020  1200-1300 HST.
When checking in please give your callsign spelled phonetically. After the check ins are taken, we will take power, antenna length and antenna elevation above MSL.
Have a Happy and Safe 4th of July!
Get Ready Today. Be Ready Tomorrow.
This is an emcomm repeater, so please use best practices as given by the NCS when operating on the repeater.
This repeater serves the member agencies (e.g., Hawaii Island VOAD, American Red Cross, The Salvation Army, Hawaii Pacific Baptist Convention, Team Rubicon, ARES and more) and their partners (e.g., HI-EMA, HCCDA, MEMA, etc.)
Please give this notice the widest dissemination.
Stay Healthy. Stay Safe.
Kevin, AH6QO
Chair, Hawaii VOAD Comms Committee 
ASM Hawaii State VOAD ARRL/ARES Liaison
Skywarn HAM Radio Coordinator for Hawaii

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Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)
Public Information Officer
Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section
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