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The Art of Making a Contact By Radio

While "amateur" means "for love", many amateur radio operators approach the pastime and contributions of amateur radio with as much zeal and passion as their professional interests. It is more than a hobby. It's a world of continual discovery, knowledge, and friendships beyond compare. Lifetime friendships and knowledge that enhance careers, families, your community.

The menu on the left will take you to my regular web pages. The notes below capture recent activities and tell of upcoming events. You can also get news at the ARRL Pacific Section web page.

There's so much to write about amateur radio, and there's just not enough time to make all the web pages that I would like. Enjoy, and feel free to drop me an e-mail if you have any questions. -- Ron, KH6D

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"Amateur Radio -- Staying connected in times of emergency." - Robin, AH6CP January 18, 2010

"Get knowledgeable and proficient in amateur radio now. There's not enough time to learn during an emergency." - Ron, KH6D October 24, 2010


Hawaii Calendar of Events for 2022

January 8, 2022, updated January 8, 2022

Amateur radio clubs and organizations around Hawaii sponsor or participate in a variety of operating events and meetings. This is a list of key events around the state. Dates marked with (?) are guesstimates based on previous year's schedule.

Date Event
2022 Official ARRL Contest Calendar
Thu December 31, 2021 2:00 pm HST - Fri January 1, 2022 1:59 pm HST ARRL Straight Key Night
Sat January 2, 2022 8:00 am to 1:59 pm HST ARRL Kids Day
Sat January 8, 2022+ 8:00 am to 1:59 pm HST ARRL RTTY Roundup
Sat January 15, 2022+ ARRL January VHF Contest
Sat February 14, 2022+ School Club Roundup
Fri February 18, 2022+ ARRL DX Contest - CW
Fri March 4, 2022+ ARRL DX Contest - Phone
Fri March 25, 2022+ CQ WPX Contest - Phone
Sun April 17, 2022 8:00 am to 1:59 pm HST Rookie Roundup - Phone
Fri May 27, 2022+ CQ WPX Contest - CW
Sat May 28, 2022 (?) American Red Cross Hurricane Exercise
Fri June 3, 2022+ Museum Ships Weekend (See USS Missouri)
Sat June 11, 2022+ ARRL June VHF Contest
Sat June 18, 2022 8:00 am to 2:00 pm HST ARRL Kids Day
Sat June 25, 2022+ ARRL Field Day and Hawaii Field Day
Sat July 9, 2022+ IARU HF World Championship
Sat Aug 6, 2022 8:00 am to Sun 1:59 pm HST 222 MHz and Up Distances
Sun Aug 21, 2022 8:00 am to 1:59 pm HST Rookie Roundup - RTTY
Sat August 27, 2022+ Hawaii QSO Party
Sat September 10, 2022+ ARRL September VHF Contest
Fri September 23, 2022+ CQ World Wide Contest - RTTY
Sat October TBD ARRL Simulated Emergency Test
Sat October 17, 2022+ School Club Roundup
Fri October 28, 2022+ CQ World Wide Contest - Phone
Fri November 4, 2022+ ARRL Sweepstakes Contest - CW
Fri November 18, 2022+ ARRL Sweepstakes Contest - Phone
Fri November 25, 2022+ CQ World Wide Contest - CW
Fri December 2?, 2022+ SKYWARN Recognition Day
Fri December 2, 2022+ ARRL 160 Meter Contest
Fri December 9, 2022+ ARRL 10 Meter Contest
Sun December 11, 2022? Communications for Honolulu Marathon. Email Greg NH6ZS for more details.
Sun December 18, 2022 8:00 am to 1:59 pm HST Rookie Roundup - CW
Sun TBD Geek Meet XIII
Fri Sept 2, 2022(?) USS Missouri, KH6BB, Anniversary of the End of WWII
Sat TBD Big Island International Hamfest, BIARC and KHRC, Big Island, 9 am - 2 pm, Waimea Community Center, 65-1260 Kawaihae Road, 147.32+ PL 100.0
Sat TBD EARC Swap Meet
Updated Monthly ARRL Pacific Section News

COVID Travel Information for Hawaii, State Portal

January 8, 2022

For information on COVID travel information for the State of Hawaii, click on this link.

State of Hawaii Mobile Electronics Law

January 8, 2022

For information on the State of Hawaii law regarding using electronic while mobile, click on this link.

Information on Hawaii Emergency Communications

January 8, 2022

For information on the Amateur Radio emergency communications in Hawaii, click on this link.

Hawaii ARES

January 8, 2022m updated April 30, 2022

For information on the Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) in Hawaii, click on this link.

The AH6RH archives

August 22, 2018

If you're looking for past items, click here.

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