Here’s the latest information on the 20 September 2020, Hawaiian Islands Grid Madness VHF/UHF Simplex Event.

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Content supplied by Stan (AH6KO-Event manager) and Eric (KH6CQ-Aulani Hui ARC).

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Announcing the Seventh Annual Hawaiian Islands Grid Madness, an on-the-air radio activity for you!

Please forward to anyone, especially new hams and Kauai/Molokai/Lanai hams. On the radio, tell your friends to “Google Grid Madness“. Everything you need is at

There are a few important changes for this year — see New for 2020 below.

Quick links: 

Last year’s Summary and Results, how to assign your score to a club,  Certificate Endorsements. Look for a reminder email in early September.

Aloha and 73~
Stan AH6KO (Event Manager)

Eric KH6CQ (Sponsor, Aulani Hui ARC)

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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, 1.25 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:
  • Grid Madness Assistant — A web-based tool for your smartphone or computer: Share your location and channel with others!

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