Grid Madness Simplex Event


The 8th Annual Hawaiian Islands Grid Madness Simplex Event is set for Sunday, 19 September 2021.

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Accessed on 28 July 2021, 2224 UTC, Post 2157.

Source (email message from Stan Froseth-AH6KO).

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Announcing the Eighth Annual Hawaiian Islands Grid Madness — it’s all about radio fun and it’s for you! Basic info below, and everything you need is at

Please spread the word, especially to new hams and our friends on Kauai/Molokai/Lanai. Tell them to “Google Grid Madness“.


Quick links: Last year’s Summary and ResultsGrid Madness AssistantGrid Madness Logger, how to assign your score to a club

Make plans now for your Sunday afternoon on the radio — look for a reminder email in early September.

Mahalo and 73~

Stan AH6KO (Event Manager)
Eric KH6CQ (Sponsor, Aulani Hui ARC)

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Hawaiian Islands Grid Madness 2021

A VHF/UHF Simplex Event

Sunday, September 19th from 1300 to 1700 HST



Put it on your calendar!

All info at

Grid Madness is a FUN event for all hams in the State of Hawaii. Test your equipment, coverage and operating skills using simplex FM on 2 meters, 70 cm, 1.25 meters and 6 meters. Talk to as many stations as you can, in as many Grid Squares as you can, using SIMPLEX ONLY. See who you can contact on your island, or across the water!
New for 2021 (click the links for details):
Make Contacts on 50 and 220 MHz — Six meters is new, 1.25 meters returns!
Contest Scoring — Your log will be checked using traditional amateur radio scoring … go for accuracy!

Comments and questions:

Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts

Public Information Officer

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

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