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Having a Field Day, 2012 – decisions, decisions

It’s time once again for that wonderful ham radio gathering known as Field Day, which takes place from 8:00 a.m. June 23, 2012 to 8:00 a.m. June 24. Hams from all over the U.S. and other countries will gather on … Continue reading

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Makani Pahili 2012

Every year, at the beginning of hurricane season, the emergency management agencies across the state participate in an annual exercise of emergency preparedness called Makani Pāhili (hurricane or cyclone in Hawaiian), testing the worst-case scenario – what if a category … Continue reading

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Having a Field Day

Most people are familiar with the phrase “to have a field day” in various contexts – in some cases meaning experiencing freedom from responsibility, in other contexts referring to criticism, but in all cases to appear to enjoy oneself doing … Continue reading

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He’s been a ham for longer than most people are alive

Via QRZ.com: George Bollas, VK3LA of Melbourne, Australia has this year achieved a remarkable milestone. First licensed in April 1931 he has marked 2011 as his 80th year of continuous amateur radio operation. That is surprising in itself but as … Continue reading

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Calendar of Hawaii ham events

Lots of stuff on tap for Hawaii hams. Hat tip to Ron AH6RH for the information. Date Event Sat January 22, 2011+ ARRL VHF Sweepstakes Fri February 18, 2011+ ARRL DX Contest – CW Fri March 6, 2011+ ARRL DX … Continue reading

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