Hawaii County Mayor declares Amateur Radio Week on Hawaii Island.

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Activities planned for the Hilo Walmart Store and the Wailoa Visitor Center in Hilo.

Russ Roberts‘s insight:

Source:  Hawaii Tribune-Herald, 14 June 2014.


Hawaii County Mayor Billy Kenoi has proclaimed 23-29 June 2014 as “Amateur Radio Week” in Hawaii County.  The mayor is urging the public to support the American Radio Relay League‘s (ARRL) Field Day on Saturday and Sunday, 28-29 June at the Wailoa Visitor Center in Hilo. Also, Mayor Kenoi is asking local residents to visit hands-on demonstrations of amateur radio gear at the Hilo Walmart Store on Saturday, 28 June.  In his proclamation, the mayor added, “In recognition of this important emergency preparedness exercise, I encourage all citizens to pay tribute to the radio amateur operators and their role in keeping us informed in times of emergency.”  Aloha de Russ (KH6JRM).

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