Amateur Radio Weekly Newsletter


Here’s a compilation of Amateur/Ham Radio News from the “Amateur Radio Weekly Newsletter”, dated 13 February 2021.

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  • What has happened to Elecraft?
    For the first time in a very long time, my radio shack is without an Elecraft product.  I was and still am a big Elecraft fan and had 2 Elecraft K2’s that I built, KX1, K3 and finally a KX3. The only rig I had left was the KX3 and a short ti…
  • Guidance from Eric Swartz co-founder of Elecraft
    As a follow-up post from my last post entitled  “What has happened to Elecraft” in that post I wrote how shocked I was when I visited Elecrafts order page and the results, I had found. I was surprised to see the K3S had been retired and the l…

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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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