ARRL Letter for 20 April 2017

Big Island ARRL News, 21 April 2017, 04:10 hrs, UTC, Post #176. Source: http://www.arrl.org/arrlletter/?issue=2017-04-20 Accessed on 21 April 2017, 04:10 hrs, UTC. Editor:  Rick Lingquist (WW1ME). Here are the top stories in today's edition of the ARRL Letter: "ARRL Hamvention Forum Topics Will Encompass Makers, Youth, HamSCI FCC Proposes Levying Huge Fine on New York … Continue reading ARRL Letter for 20 April 2017

Hams and Emergency Communications

Big Island ARRL News, 17 April 2017, 04:15 hrs, UTC, Post #172. Source:  e-mail from Eric Grabowski (KH6CQ), dated 16 April 2017. On Sunday, 16 April 2017, I received this e-mail from Eric Grabowski (KH6CQ) concerning a most informative article on emergency communications: Aloha, > > I > wanted to share with you an article … Continue reading Hams and Emergency Communications

Tropical Cyclone Debbie-emergency communications in Queensland, Australia

Big Island ARRL News, 05 April 2017, 04:55 hrs, UTC, Post #163. Source: http://www.southgatearc.org/news/2017/april/tropical-cyclone-debbie.htm#.WOO-Lv8rLIU Accessed on 05 April 2017, 04:55 hrs, UTC. Reporter:  Jim Linton (VK3PC), Chairman, IARU Region 3 Disaster Communications Committee. Please click link to read the full report and to find links to related coverage of this devastating storm. Comment: On 28 … Continue reading Tropical Cyclone Debbie-emergency communications in Queensland, Australia

ARRL Letter for March 30, 2017

Big Island ARRL News, 31 March 2017, 04:35 hrs, UTC, Post #159. Source: http://www.arrl.org/arrlletter?issue=2017-03-30 Accessed on 31 March 2017, 04:35 hrs, UTC. Author:  HQ, ARRL. Please click link to read the full report. Comment: The big news this week is the FCC approval of two new Amateur Radio bands for hams in the United States. … Continue reading ARRL Letter for March 30, 2017

Amateur Radio operators play vital communications role during emergencies

Big Island ARRL News, 29 March 2017, 21:30 hrs, UTC, Post # 158. Source: https://www.noozhawk.com/article/disaters_amateur_radio_operators_communication_emergencies_20170325 Accessed on 29 March 2017, 21:30 hrs, UTC. Reporter:  Janelle Scully, Noozhawk North County Editor. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: This well-written article about ARES activities in Santa Barbara County, California by Editor Janelle Scully is … Continue reading Amateur Radio operators play vital communications role during emergencies