Tag: Hawaii

Midway and Kure Islands Reinstated as DXCC Entities

On March 31, 2017, the DXCC desk announced the deletion of Midway Island and Kure Island from the DXCC entities list. The stated reason for this action was because of changes in the administration resulting from changes in Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument, formerly known as the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Marine National Monument, of which the […]

Amateur Radio has a Place at the Table for Engineering Day 2017 on Maui

Jim Andrews, KH6HTV, and Alan Maenchen, AD6E (aka KH6TU), staffed an Amateur Radio exhibit on February 26 for Engineering Day 2017 at the Queen Kaahumanu Center in Maui. The main attention-getter was an operating display of Andrews’ 70-centimeter high-definition Amateur Radio digital TV system. Andrews and Maenchen also had a 100 W HF radio on […]

Battleship Iowa Special Event to Commemorate Pearl Harbor Attack

Members of the Battleship Iowa Amateur Radio Association (BIARA) will mark the 75th anniversary of the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on Wednesday, December 7, 1600-2359 UTC, operating shipboard from the Iowa as NI6BB. The primary BIARA team will staff SSB and CW stations on 20 through 10 meters, commensurate with conditions. Suggested frequencies […]

via the ARRL: SKYWARN, ARES Stand Down, as Hurricane Lester Passes North of Hawaiian Islands

The SKYWARN activation for Hurricane Lester has been cancelled, according to Clem Jung, KH7HO, ARRL Pacific Section Emergency Coordinator (SEC) and Hawaii State SKYWARN Ham Coordinator. Jung had asked Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) teams to stand down on September 2. “Dangerous surf is still expected across the Hawaii Islands through this weekend,” Jung said. “Thanks […]

via the ARRL: ARES, SKYWARN Volunteers in Hawaii Continue to Monitor Hurricane Lester

No longer a threat to the Big Island of Hawaii, Hurricane Lester, packing winds of 100 MPH, remains a concern to the rest of Hawaii. Clem Jung, KH7HO — who is ARRL Pacific Section Emergency Coordinator (SEC) and Hawaii State SKYWARN Ham Coordinator — asked Amateur Radio Emergency Service teams to stand down on September […]

via the ARRL: Big Island ARES Districts Activate to Support Possible Hurricane Response in Hawaii

ARRL Pacific Section Emergency Coordinator Clement Jung, KH7HO, has announced the activation of all four Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) districts on the Big Island of Hawaii, to support each other and served agencies as two hurricanes — Madeline and Lester — threaten. A hurricane watch remains in effect for Hawaii County. A SKYWARN net […]

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