Category Archive: Events

Jun 21

Field Day 2013 Underway

The annual, international ham radio “Field Day” is now underway. Promoted by the American Radio Relay League (ARRL), it brings together “more than 35,000 radio amateurs gather with their clubs, groups or simply with friends to operate from remote locations.” On O’ahu, the Emergency Amateur Radio Club is staging its field day events at a Bellows …

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May 28

Makani Pahili 2013

This weekend brings Makani Pahili 2013, a weeklong scenario-driven hurricane preparation exercise coordinated by State Civil Defense and the Hawaii National Guard.

Nov 29

SKYWARN Recognition Day is Dec. 1

This year, SKYWARN Recognition Day is Dec. 1 (or, in Hawaii, 2:00 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 30 through 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012). NWS stations and volunteer operators will be making SKYWARN contacts.

Sep 14

ARRL Simulated Emergency Test Coming Oct. 6

The annual ARRL Simulated Emergency Test (SET) for 2012 in Hawaii is scheduled for Saturday, October 6, from 9:00 am to 12 noon.

Aug 29

Code Keyers Featured at KARC Meeting

The next monthly meeting of the Koolau Amateur Radio Club (KARC) will feature a “Show and Tell” for keys and keyers. Bring your keys, keyers, paddles, bugs, cooties, Vibroplexes and related items!

Jun 24

Field Day 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 …

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Jun 11

Hawaii Field Day 2012

Field Day is a contest, an emergency preparedness exercise, a public relations demonstration, a great event for clubs, and a fun way to just get on the air.

Jun 05

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.