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QRZ NOW Amateur Radio News, 20 August 2018


Accessed on 21 August 2018, 0514 UTC, Post #662.

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HAARP’s WSPR Research Campaign Yields Hundreds of Reports on 40 and 80 Meters

HAARP’s WSPR Research Campaign Yields Hundreds of Reports on 40 and 80 Meters

Just-completed research at the High-Frequency Active Auroral Research Program (HAARP) transmitters in Gakona, Alaska, successfully took advantage of t… Read more 


Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio notes:

The Kohala Hamakua Radio Club has invited Oscar Resto (KP4RF), the ARRL Section Manager for Puerto Rico, to speak to Hamakua and kohala residents on hurricane preparedness on Wednesday, 29 August 2018, 6:30 p.m. HST, at the North Hawaii Community Hospital conference room in Waimea (Hawaii Island).  The event is free, but hospital seating is limited.  RSVP to Norm (nh7ua@arrl.net).

Mr. Resto will also be speaking at the LDS Church in Orchidland with presentations set for Tuesday, 28 August 2018, 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. HST.  Please RSVP to Pascal (ac7n@arrl.net) if you plan to attend these meetings.  We need a head count for event planning.

The Fifth Annual Hawaiian Islands Grid Madness VHF/UHF simplex event is coming on Sunday, 16 September 2018, from 1300 to 1700 HST.  The Aulani Hui Amateur Repeater Club sponsors this fun contest “to test your equipment, coverage and operating skills using simplex FM on 2 meters and 70 cm…”  For more information, please visit this website:  https://gridmadness.blogspot.com.

For the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news and information, please check the blog sidebars and links.  These news feeds are updated daily and weekly.  Thanks for joining us today.

Aloha es 73 de

Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Coordinator

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

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Accessed on 29 June 2018, 1521 UTC, Post #606.

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Experiments Look to Leverage Low-Latency HF to Shave Microseconds off Trade Times

Experiments Look to Leverage Low-Latency HF to Shave Microseconds off Trade Times

Experimental operations now under way on HF appear aimed at leveraging low-latency HF propagation to shave microseconds from futures market trades and… Read more 


Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio Notes:

Jim Sugg (AH6AE) needs a radio amateur volunteer “to demo how ham radio works at (the) upcoming emergency preparedness fair in Waimea (Hawaii Island)…on Saturday, August 25, 2018, from 8am-12pm…” The event will be held in the Mana Christian Ohana Hall near the Kahilu Theatre.  If you can help with this event, please call Jim at (808) 747-4500 (mobile).

The 2018 Hawaiian Islands VHF/UHF Simplex Event known as the “Hawaiian Grid Madness” is set for Sunday, 16 September 2018, from 1300 to 1700 HST.  The Aulani Hui Amateur Repeater Club sponsors the event which “is designed to be FUN, and to test your equipment, coverage and operating skills using simplex FM on 2 meters and 70 cm…”  For details, visit https://gridmadness.blogspot.com.

For the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news and information, please check the blog sidebars and links.  These news feeds are updated daily and weekly.

Aloha es 73 de

Russell Roberts (KH6JRM).

Public Information Coordinator.

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section.

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Accessed on 05 June 2018, 1945 UTC, Post #584.

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South Africa gets 100 kHz on 60 Meter Band

South Africa gets 100 kHz on 60 Meter Band

On Friday 25 May, ICASA published the National Radio Frequency Plan 2018 in which amateur radio was allocated 100 kHz on a shared basis in the 60-metr… Read more 

Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio notes:

Les Hittner (K0BAD) has written an interesting commentary on the state of emergency communications on Hawaii Island.  You can find his comments in the June 2018 BIARC Newsletter (see previous post).

Jim Sugg (AH6AE) needs “a patience (sic) ham radio operator to demo how ham radio works” at the upcoming Emergency Preparedness Fair, set for Saturday, 25 August 2018, at Waimea’s (Hawaii Island) Mana Christian Ohana Hall.  The event will run from 0800-1200 UTC. For details, contact Jim at (808) 747-4500 (mobile).

Darren (Stacy) Holbrook wants to do a “human interest story” about Hawaii Island radio amateurs who have first hand experience with the ongoing Kilauea volcano eruption and the ongoing lava incursion into Lower Puna. If you had to evacuate or lost your home or business property to lava, please contact Darren at these addresses:  https://www.facebook.com/hamradiohawaii or by filling out a comment form at the bottom of his website–https://hamradiohawaii.wordpress.com.

Please continue to monitor the VOAD repeater atop Mauna Kea (146.72 MHz, 100 Hz tone) and the 40 meter interisland newt frequency of 7.088 MHz (LSB) during the current emergency.  These frequencies can be used to send emergency traffic should the need arise.  Also follow the eruption updates issued by the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency. These messages are aired over Hawaii Island radio stations and through the social media.

For the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news and information, please check the blog sidebars and links.  These news feeds are updated daily and weekly.  Thanks for joining us today.

Aloha es 73 de

Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Coordinator

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

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Accessed on 02 June 2018, 0137 UTC, Post #579.

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Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio notes:

According to Barbara (NH7FY) and Dean (KH6B), the next informal breakfast meeting of Hawaii Island radio amateurs will be held this Saturday (02 June 2018), 0800 HST, at the Lava Rock Cafe in Volcano Village.

Darren (Stacy) Holbrook (KH6OWL) is looking for Hawaii Island radio amateurs who have been impacted by the Kilauea eruption and lava flows.  Darren wants to do a human interest story highlighting the challenges facing these ham radio operators as they evacuate from their homes and businesses now threatened by this eruption.  If you want to share your story, please contact Darren at his facebook address–https://www.facebook.com/hamradiohawaii or by filling out the comment form on his website–https://hamradiohawaii.wordpress.com.

Darren is also asking you to send him the location of the site which will host your club or individual ARRL Field Day station on 23-24 June 2018.

The 2nd Annual Emergency Preparedness Fair is coming to the Mana Christian Ohana Hall on Saturday, 25 August, 2018, from 0800 to 1200 HST.  The event venue is in Waimea (Hawaii Island), across the Kahilu Theatre.  Event coordinator Jim Sugg (AH6AE) needs a “patient ham radio operator to demo how ham radio works” during an emergency.  If you can help, please call Jim at (808) 747-4500 (mobile).

During the current eruption and lava flow emergency, please monitor the VOAD Repeater atop Mauna Kea (146.70 MHz, 100 Hz tone) and the 40 meter interisland net frequency of 7.088 MHz (LSB).  These frequencies can be used to send emergency traffic is the need arises.

The Hawaii Civil Defense Agency issues eruption updates throughout the day and night via Hawaii Island radio stations and through the social media.

Please have your “go-kit” and emergency supplies ready in case you are ordered to evacuate.


Thanks for joining us today.

Aloha es 73 de

Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Coordinator

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

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Accessed on 23 May 2018, 0614 UTC, Post #567.

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Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio news:

Hawaii Island radio amateurs are encouraged to monitor the VOAD Repeater on Mauna Kea (146.70 MHz, 100 Hz tone) and the 40 meter interisland net frequency of 7.088 MHz (LSB) during the current eruption and lava flow emergency.  These frequencies can be use to send emergency traffic.  The Hawaii Island Civil Defense Agency airs eruption updates over Hawaii Island radio stations and through the social media.

Please send your Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio news items to kh6jrm@arrl.net for inclusion in this blog and on publications from our local print and broadcast media.

Thanks for joining us today.

Aloha es 73 de

Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Coordinator

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

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Accessed on 17 May 2018, 0414 UTC, Post #558.

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New Hy-gain AR-500

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New Spectrum Analyser function for RSPs: Alpha release later in May

New Spectrum Analyser function for RSPs: Alpha release later in May

Steve Andrews contacted the SDRplay forum recently to share ideas for a new Spectrum Analyser tool for use with SDRplay RSPs.  A lively discussion sta… Read more 


For the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news and information, please check the blog sidebars and links.  These news feeds are updated daily and weekly.

During the ongoing eruption and lava flow emergencies on Hawaii Island, local radio amateurs are encouraged to monitor the VOAD Repeater on Mauna Kea (146.720 MHz, 100 hz tone) and the 40 meter interisland net on 7.088 kHz (LSB).  These frequencies can be used to send emergency traffic.

Please send your Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio news items to kh6jrm@arrl.net for inclusion in this blog and on our local print and broadcast media.

Please stay safe during the Kilauea eruption and lava flows.  Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency messages are broadcast over local radio stations and through the social media.

Thanks for joining us today.

Aloha es 73 de

Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public information Coordintor

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

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Accessed on 06 May 2018, 0233 UTC, Post #548.

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ALEXLOOP PREMIER

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The AlexLoop has long been the gold standard of the portable magnetic loop antenna. The AlexLoop Premier is the new and further enhanced version of th… Read more 

International Amateur Radio Regulatory Developments Announced

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Several countries recently have proposed or instituted changes or announced developments with respect to Amateur Radio regulation.  In China, accordin… Read more 


For the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news and information, please check the blog sidebars and links.  These news feeds are updated daily and weekly.

Please keep informed on the status of the current Kilauea eruption and the evacuation of the Leilani Estates subdivision and the Lanipuna Gardens subdivision.  The Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency updates the eruption and lava flow scenario throughout the day with reports aired over Hawaii Island radio stations and through the social media.

Please send your Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio news items to kh6jrm@arrl.net for inclusion in this blog and on the print and broadcast venues available in Hawaii County.

Thanks for joining us today.  Please stay safe during the eruption and lava flow emergency.

Aloha es 73 de

Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Coordinator

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section