Why do people become hams? We’ll try to find out. First up, Burt Lum (WH6DZJ), who went from college and public radio to ham radio.
Monthly Archive: June 2012
Above, a video featuring scenes from the “Field Day” event at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, held June 23-24, 2012. The gathering was one of several across the country organized by ARRL-affiliated amateur radio clubs, this one organized by the Hawaii Emergency Amateur Radio Club (EARC). Setup began the afternoon before, and the event …
The following is the ARRL Pacific Section Manager report for part of May and June 2012 by Bob Schneider (AH6J), republished with permission. First we must acknowledge the passing of Kenichi “Ken” Yamamoto (KH6ATT) at the age of 96. He was a longtime past member of BIARC in Hilo. He had been employed by the former …
The following was posted to the hawaiihamradio mailing list, in response to a question from Mike (WA7YET) on doing QRP (low power, long distance contacts) in the Aloha State. Veteran ham Kimo Chun (KH7U) answered, and allowed HawaiiHam.com to republish his advice. Doing QRP from Hawaii is challenging at best. You won’t be having lots …