Grid Madness 2021


The 8th Annual Hawaiian Islands Grid Madness is coming Sunday, 19 September.

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

Accessed on 07 September 2021, 1340 UTC.

Content supplied by Joseph Speroni (AH0A) and Stan Froseth (AH6KO).


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We have another exciting Amateur Radio event his month on the VHF/UHF
bands.  Stan Froseth (AH6KO) and his team, as usual, have done a great
job planning it.  They have added several new categories and use of the
six meter band (50 MHz).  Included was 220 MHz (1.25 meters).

Here are the details Stan published.

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Please join us for the Eighth Annual Hawaiian Islands Grid Madness, a
unique activity for all hams in the State of Hawaii. It’s Sunday,
September 19th 2021 from 1300 to 1700 HST.

Contact as many stations as you can in as many Grid Squares as you can,
using SIMPLEX FM on 6 meters, 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! Mobile? At Home? In a park? On a pu’u? Try something

Never tried it? Check out last year’s Summary and Results. Go for it
this year! All info at

Member of a club? Want to form a little team and give it a name? There’s
info on Club Awards.

Please send in your log — with comments and photos. Selfies! The view
from your Grid! Anything!

New for 2021
Make contacts on 50 MHz — 6 meters added for your operating enjoyment,
in addition to 1.25 meters (added last year).

Contest Scoring — Your log will be checked using traditional amateur
radio scoring … go for accuracy. Don’t forget!

Grid Madness Assistant Self-spotting — For your smartphone or computer:
Share your location and channel with others!

No Printer? No Problem! — Log sheets mailed to you.

Comments and questions to

ARRL Pacific Section
Section Manager: Joseph Speroni, AH0A

Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Officer

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

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