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The Hawaii Allstar Network will meet today (Sunday, 04 July 2021) at 1600 HST. Views expressed in this Amateur Radio News update are those of the reporters and correspondents. Content supplied by Dave Pacheco (AH6OD). Accessed on 04 July 2021,

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Upcoming Net Activities


Here are the upcoming net activities for Hawaii radio amateurs, including the Sunday Hawaii-Mainland Allstar Network. Views expressed in this Amateur Radio News summary are those of the reporters and correspondents. Content supplied by Dave Pacheco (AH6OD). Accessed on 20

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Upcoming Net Activities


Here are the upcoming net activities for radio amateurs on Hawaii Island. Views expressed in this Amateur Radio News update are those of the reporters and correspondents. Content provided by Dave Pacheco (AH6OD). Accessed on 13 June 2021, 0510 UTC,

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Upcoming Net Activities


Here are the latest Upcoming Net Activities, including the Hawaii-Mainland Allstar Network, for Hawaii Island. Views expressed in this Amateur Radio News update are those of the reporters and correspondents. Content provided by Dave Pacheco (AH6OD). Accessed on 06 June

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Upcoming Net Activities-Hawaii Island


Here are the upcoming Amateur Radio Nets for Hawaii Island radio amateurs. Views expressed in this Amateur Radio News summary are those of the reporters and correspondents. Content supplied by Dave Pacheco (AH6OD). Accessed on 29 May 2021, 2150 UTC,

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Russ Roberts

Retired News director of Pacific Radio Group Radio Stations on Hawaii-the Big Island. I have more than 40 years of broadcast experience, including positons at KTUH-FM (UH-Manoa), KPOI-FM (Honolulu). KHLO-AM (Hilo), KKBG-FM (KBIG-FM)(Hilo/Kona), KAPA-FM (Hilo-Kona). Native-FM (Hilo-Kona), and ESPN Hawaii (Hilo-Kona). Former University of Hawaii-Hilo librarian. Retired Air Force Officer. Amateur (Ham) Radio operator since 1977 (currently holds the Amateur Extra Class License from the FCC-KH6JRM).... Can read, write, and speak Russian. Retired on 30 September 2011, but still maintains a Hawaii Island News Blog.

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