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Saturday, July 25, 2020

  • Where have you gone G1KQH?
    Many have wondered why there has been no output from me on this Blog? Quite simply, I have not had the time of late to play Amateur radio, or update my Blog. As I have stated previously there are family issues I am having to deal with on a daily basis,…
  • Hunting For NDBs In CLE258 – Pick Five!
    Next weekend’s CLE is something a little different. Listeners are asked to pick five frequencies only, to listen on, and then find as many beacons as they can!During these stressful times, CLE258 might provide some much needed distraction for…
  • ICQ Podcast Episode 329 – Radio Questions Answered
    In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Dan Romanchik KB6NU, Edmund Spicer M0MNG and Ruth Willet KM4LAO to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s feature is Radio Questions Answered. I…
  • Weekly Propagation Summary – 2020 Jul 20 16:10 UTC
    Here is this week’s space weather and geophysical report, issued 2020 Jul 20 0242 UTC. Highlights of Solar and Geomagnetic Activity 13 – 19 July 2020 Solar activity was very low throughout the period. No active regions with sunspots were observed over the past week. The passage of a slow-moving CME from 08 Jul was […]
  • LHS Episode #357: Lethal Weapon
    Welcome to the 357th installment of Linux in the Ham Shack. In this episode, the hosts talk about the new amateur radio youth database, Mortty, the Icom IC-705, an open-source COVID-19 tracker, TrueNAS, SDR++ and much more. Stay safe and sane out there and thank you for listening.

    73 de The LHS Crew

    […]

  • LHS Episode #358: The Weekender LIII
    It’s time once again for The Weekender. This is our bi-weekly departure into the world of amateur radio contests, open source conventions, special events, listener challenges, hedonism and just plain fun. Thanks for listening and, if you happen to get a chance, feel free to call us or e-mail and send us some feedback. […]

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Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:

During the passing of Hurricane Douglas, the Maunakea VOAD Repeater will be available for emergency use.  Please see previous posts for more information.

All radio amateurs are invited to participate in the Sunday, 20 September 2020, Hawaiian Islands Grid Madness VHF/UHF simplex event. The event runs from 1300 HST to 1700 HST. For details, please go here:

https://gridmadness.blogspot.com

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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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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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