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Kamehameha Day Results

K6K-the Kamehameha Day Special Event Station was a great success.

Views expressed in this Amateur Radio News update are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Content supplied by Michael Miller (KH6ML) via Joseph Speroni (AH0A), ARRL Pacific Section Manager.

Accessed on 22 June 2021, 1234 UTC, Post 2098.

Source (email message from Joseph Speroni-AH0A):

https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#inbox/FMfcgzGkXwDNMsSPbCSPjPgpNthtpMQV

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Mon, Jun 21, 8:04 PM (6 hours ago)
 to me
Aloha,

Michael Miller (KH6ML) passed on a summary of the very successful
June 11th (K6K), Kamehameha Day Hawaii celebration.  Here is his
report,

QUOTE
Aloha and Big MAHALO TO all the volunteers that made K6K a huge success!

The results were grand and allowed operators worldwide to contact K6K
stations.

2937 QSO’s      6 Continents      61 Countries
49 States (only VT Missing)
40 volunteers   1497 Grids (6)    18 Hours
2129 Unique Calls
55 P2P Winlink messages received from 20 stations (OH was the DX)

Successful radio contacts are eligible to receive a special inscribed
certificate bearing the full-color rendition of K6K: King Kamehameha
Celebration.

For many, it was their first time to contact Hawaii over the Radio. If
you contacted our Special Event Station, look up your call sign on the
following link and print your own certificate:

https://sites.google.com/view/k6khawaii

Kainoa Danes, chairman of the King Kamehameha Celebration
Commission said

“I understand this served as a dual-purpose event of being part
of the 149th Celebration and also giving local trained amateur
radio volunteers a chance showcase their talents in our remote
location of the Hawaiian Islands to communicate around the
world.” He added, “It was fascinating to learn about Winlink
radio email with no internet needed.  It’s nice to know they
can be called on in times of crisis or disaster.”

For more info:

https://sites.google.com/view/k6khawaii
or
email  k6khawaii@gmail.com

Mahalo Nui Loa!
Michael Miller
KH6ML!
UNQUOTE

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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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Amateur Radio related websites

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https://www.simplehamradioantennas.com.

https://oahuarrlnews.wordpress.com.

https://www.eham.net.

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