K6K Special Event Station


K6K-The King Kamehameha Celebration Special Event Station will be on-air, Friday, 11 June 2021.

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Content provided by Dave Pacheco (AH6OD).

Accessed on 28 May 2021, 0555 UTC, Post 2058.

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Aloha All,

To commemorate King Kamehameha Celebration on 11 June 2021, there will be a Special Event Amateur Radio Station with callsign “K6K”. The event to celebrate King Kamehameha the Great and Hawaii’s rich history.  The event is scheduled to commence from 0600 HST and end at 2200 HST.  The main modes of operation will be SSB, FM, FT-8, and Winlink. The Hawaii Allstar Repeater system will participate in this event and we are looking for Net Controllers interested in running the net during the allotted time. Michael KH6ML, organizer of the event, is asking that we invite net controllers from the State of Hawaii during the event. We are also opening up the opportunity for transplants from Hawaii living on the Mainland that would like to participate as a Net controller on this event. Net Logger will be used for the log and we would need the GridSq of each Net Controller. Mike is planning to have a zoom meeting for all controllers a week out. The Special Event was transmitted out via ARRL website yesterday, therefore, we anticipate a good following of hams from all over the world to check-in via Allstar, Echolink, Brandmeister/DMR and other platforms. You can be sure Allstar system administrators will be there to ensure a smooth transition during the event. We appreciate those who have volunteered so far.
Check out the link provided: https://sites.google.com/view/k6khawaii

73 and aloha

Dave Pacheco – AH6OD
This message was coordinated with:
Mike Miller – KH6ML
Gescio Alpuro – WH6AV
Wayne Greenleaf – KH6IN
Jim Pilgram – NH6HI

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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