My wife and I enjoyed a beautiful stay on two different islands in Hawaii.
Here I am at the controls of KH6RC’s ham station.
More information can be found about this location at The Leilani Bed & Breakfast.
From the road (Leilani Parkway)
Randy, KH6RC and Lynn made our visit quite enjoyable.
XYL , Chris at breakfast.
At the moment this shot was taken everybody in the United States was North of us.
My usual self.. just goofing around.
Ham Shack with mobile parked underneath.
Four square on 40 mts
Rooftops. Another shot of the tower and rooftops with the SteppIR Vertical in the background.
Chris vs. The Volcano
The park is about 50 miles from the B&B. With many wonderful sights in between.
Rare type of vegetation
After a week on The Big Island we are heading back to Oahu. The Terminal Gates are all outside.
The lobby. Checking in for our room. Going to spend the next 6 days here at the Hilton Hawaiian Village in Waikiki.
Ocean and beach. The view from the 12th floor.
Koi fish pond
Well stocked and colorful
Ukulele shop. Many small specialty shops around.
In the morning the clouds are into the mountains
Waikiki is a large city
At the poolside. I’m not sure what time it was but I think it’s near Beer Thirty.
I couldn’t resist doctoring this room number for my ham friend AI2N.
Band playing at the entrance.
A separate stone has been placed for every submarine lost at sea during WWII.
On the deck.
Down we go.
Officers Mess Hall.
My XYL, Chris is taking her for a spin.
On deck cannon
Crew mess hall.
Engine room. One of two engines on this sub
Battleship row at Ford Island. USS Missouri to the left with the sunken USS Arizona on the right.
Approaching the Arizona Memorial
The #1 gun turret. It sticks above water with most of the ship remains below
Oil still seeps from the battleship.
Inside the memorial
Memorial Wall. The names of the sailors are on the wall at the end of the memorial
The flag still waves.
USS Missouri Memorial
Dead tired and heading for home.
KH6/WJ2O QSL Card Front
KH6/WJ2O QSL Card Back
There are no special requirements for licensing provided you have a valid US operating license.
Trip Statics Report
Icom 756 Pro III
(I forgot the name) Amplifier
Four square on 40
SteppIR Vertical for 80
At Kona Airport lots of people have written terms of endearment using white rocks against the black lava rock. You can see them as you come into land.