Christmas Greetings from KH6JRM on Hawaii Island.

The Christmas Holiday is being celebrated all over the world by Christian communities ranging from Northern Iraq to the United States of America.  Although most of the holiday festivities will be celebrated by Orthodox Christian communities a bit later (January, 2018), The feeling of goodwill is a welcome break from the  usual saber rattling and political posturing which have dominated the old year of 2017.

On Hawaii Island, residents will get a bit of a white Christmas, thanks to almost a foot and a half/0.457 meters of snow on the upper slopes of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa.  Check out the webcams at both sites to see how normally tropical Hawaii Island reacts to this dusting of snow.

Listed below are three seasonal observations from three radio amateurs as they contemplate the holiday season:

A Special Season's Greeting from Stan Gibilisco (W1GV)--https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oBFdcgIBm7E&feature=em-subs_digest.  If that URL doesn't work, please enter the Title of the post into your browser search box.

The Night Before Christmas KH6 Style! from Kelly (KH6KM)--www.eham.net.net/articles/40549.

The Gift by Larry Makoski (W2LJ)--https://w2lJ.blogspot.com.  If that URL doesn't work, please enter the title and author into your browser search box.

From all of my family to yours, Have a Merry Christmas and a prosperous, safe New Year!

For the latest Amateur Radio news and information, please check these websites:

http://www.HawaiiARRL.info.
http://www.arrl.org.
http://www.arrl.org/arrl-audio-news (a weekly podcast which is updated each Friday).
https://oahuarrlnews.wordpress.com.
http://amateurradionewsinformation.com (Amateur Radio News & Information).

Other sites of interest:

Hawaii Science Digest (http://hawaiisciencedigest.com).
Hawaii Intelligence Digest (https://hawaiiintelligencedigest.com).
Hawaii Intelligence Daily (https://paper.li/f-1482109921).

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