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Here are some of the leading Amateur/Ham Radio news stories for this past week, compiled by http://qrznow.com. Views expressed in this news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.


Hospital Ship Crew Members Get Amateur Radio Training at Sea

Hospital Ship Crew Members Get Amateur Radio Training at Sea

On February 21, US Army civilian contractor Tim Millea, AJ7UU, and MARS Volunteer Doug Smith, W7KF, embarked on the hospital ship USNS Mercy from San… Read more 

Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio events:

Source:  Big Island Amateur Radio Club (BIARC) March 2018 Newsletter.

Everyone is invited to the HPP Radio Day on Saturday, 28 April 2018, 0900-1600 HST, at the Hawaiian Paradise Park Community Center, 17th and Maku’u Drive in the Puna District.  For more information, please contact Mike Stratton (KH6PAC) at jefffan@hotmail.com.

You still have time to sign up for the Big Island Amateur Radio Club’s QTH.NET Email Listserve.  According to coordinator Les Hittner (K0BAD), approximately 25 Hawaii Island radio amateurs have joined the secure email listserve.  If you want to join the new email listserve, please send an email to Les at lhittner@hbci.com.

The next round of the free Technician License prep class will be held at the HOVE Community Center in Ocean View, beginning on 03 May 2018.  The final exam is set for 07 June 2018.  The current prep class is now underway at Kona’s West Hawaii Civic Center.  For more information, please contact Doug Wilson (KH7DQ) at douscelle@aol.com.

General Comments:

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Please send your Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio news items to kh6jrm@arrl.net at least two weeks prior to your event so I can notify our local print and broadcast media in a timely manner.

Aloha es 73 de

Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Coordinator

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section