All radio amateurs are invited to participate in the 20 September 2020 Hawaiian Islands Grid Madness VHF/UHF Simplex Event.

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Accessed on 06 September 2020, 2210 UTC, Post 1667.

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Please join us for the Seventh Annual Hawaiian Islands Grid Madness, a unique activity for all hams in the State of Hawaii. It’s Sunday, September 20th 2020 from 1300 to 1700 HST.

Contact as many stations as you can in as many Grid Squares as you can, using SIMPLEX FM on 2 meters, 1.25 meters, and 70 cm.

Please share this reminder with anyone that may be interested. Details and links below!

73~ Stan AH6KO

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Finalize plans now! Will you go mobile? Walk about with your HT? Operate your home base station?

Never tried it? This is the year! All info at


Check out last year’s Summary and Results.

Member of a club? Encourage other members to get on the air! Here’s more info on the Club Award.

Send in your log, with photos and comments. How about a selfie with your radio?

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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Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

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