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Join ARES to Support Communities in Emergencies

Around this time of year, the increased news about storms and hurricanes reminds us Amateur Radio can be called upon to play a role in emergencies. The ARRL sponsors ARES (Amateur Radio Emergency Service), made up of Amateur Radio operators, who register their equipment and qualifications for possible community assistance during emergencies like major hurricanes. …

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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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ARRL Pacific Section Report for January 2013

Bob-Schneider (AH6J) | Photo Courtesy ARRL

Most clubs have had their elections and it is time to pay this year’s dues for most clubs. Please let your Section Manager know of coming events and news in your area.

ARRL Simulated Emergency Test Coming Oct. 6

Simulated Emergency Test by Rob Strieby (W0FT)

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

ARRL Pacific Section Report for September 2012


“As of now there are only 159,010 members of ARRL. There are 705,512 Hams in the USA. That means only 22.5% of hams are ARRL members. This is disgraceful.”

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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ARRL Pacific Section Report for June 2012

Dayton Hamvention 2012 | Photo by Robert Batina (rubbertoe) on Flickr

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 …

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