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Here are today’s latest Amateur Radio news stories summarized by “CQ Amateur Radio.”

Views expressed in this Amateur/Ham Radio News update are those of the reporters and correspondents.  Accessed on 14 September 2022, 2322 UTC.

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CQ Newsroom stories include:
ARRL Reports Significant Decline in Investment Portfolio; Taps Fund to Cover Operations – Value of investment portfolio down 11% year to date; CFO reassures board that League balance sheet remains “solid,” with “healthy cash balances.”
Two Dozen Clubs Share $270,000 in Grants – The ARRL Foundation Club Grant Program made its first round of grants to clubs with “transformative projects” for growth, education and club revitalization.
A Ham Station on the Moon? – If all goes according to plan, there will soon be a ham station on the surface of the moon, transmitting a beacon in the 70-centimeter band.
ISS Ham Station Upgrade – Cross-band voice repeater and APRS/packet digipeater now on-air nearly fulltime
Milestones: W2HD, N2RM, Frank Drake, SKs – Former ARRL and QCWA president Harry Dannals, W2HD; former RadioShack executive Bob Miller, N2RM, and astronomer/SETI pioneer Frank Drake all passed away in late August or early September.
Look for More African Stations on 60 Meters – Hams in South Africa, Kenya, and four other countries now have access to the 5-MHz band
Scouts to Hit the Airwaves Next Month – The annual Jamboree on the Air/Jamboree on the Internet (JOTA/JOTI) is scheduled for October 14-16.
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Reminds for Hawaii Island Radio Amateurs;

Doug Wilson (KH7DQ) begins another Technician License Class on 21 September 2022 via the ZOOM conference protocol.  For details, please go here:

License Hawaii Island Radio Amateurs are needed to support the Kau Coffee Runs on Saturday, 17 September 2022.  Volunteers will meet on Saturday, 17 September 2022, 0530 HST.  For information, please contact Blake (KH7MS) at 808-365-7213.

Warren Munro (KH6WM) is starting a “Hawaii Slow Speed CW Net” on Wednesday afternoon (1630 HST) and on Saturday morning (0900 HST).  For details, contact Warren at or via phone at 808-487-1863.

Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Officer

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

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