The Big Island of Hawaii International Swap meet will be
Saturday February 2nd, 2019 at the Waimea Community Center,
next to the ball field off Mamalahoa Highway in Waimea (Kamuela).

There will be a 10.00 donation per table per seller. A 5.00 donation per attendee at time of registration.

Schedule:

  • 8:00am - breakfast at Hawaiian Style Cafe
  • 9:00am - vendor setup
  • 9:30am - Doors open to public. Be sure to get your raffle tickets for the "Big ticket items"
  • 10:30 am - 11:30 am - EMCOMM forum - Presentations in adjoining room.
  • 12:00pm - Swap meet closes
  • 1:00pm - VE testing (a good time to upgrade your license)
  • 2:00pm - Event comes to a close

Guest Speakers this year:

This year we are planning to have a forum about emergency communications on Hawaii Island. We will have guest speakers and round table discussions. Among the topics for discussion: Exercise planning, community relationships, digital formats, repeater systems, and how better to organize our island communication resources. All Hams interested in emergency communications are invited.

Testing:

Persons desiring to test for initial license or upgrade are asked to please bring a current drivers' license or passport, a copy of their current FCC license or CSCE if applicable, and $15.00 in exact change (ARRL fee for 2018). Any questions, please call Steve Milner, ARRL VE at 808-938-8437 before the test date.

Information:

There will be surprise giveaways throughout the day.

Please note: This is a non-commercial event that promotes the trading of equipment and information between hams and the general public and to promote the open exchange of exploring Ham radio as a hobby.

Talk in 146.940 Maui Repeater, 147.32 Waimea, and 443.650 (100 Hz tone) Kona This is an event sponsored by the Kohala Hamakua Radio Club (KHRC). This is an Island wide event, be sure to tell all your radio friends. See you there!

For more information contact: Steve Milner:wh6n@arrl.net