Big Island ARRL News, 07 March 2017, 04:10 hrs, UTC, Post # 138.


March 2017 BIARC Newsletter


Accessed on 07 March 2017, 04:10 hrs, UTC.

Editor:  Leigh Critchlow (WH6DZX).

Please click link to read the full edition of the letter.


Editor Leigh Critchlow (WH6DZX) has done a fine job of summarizing news and information pertaining to Hawaii Island Amateur Radio operators.

The March 2017 edition of “The BIARC Newsletter” covers the following stories:

The awarding of the ARRL 2016 International Humanitarian Award to Richard Darling (AH7G) and Barbara Darling (NH7FY).  Barbara and Richard have been active in supporting the communications needs of isolated Pacific Islands over the past few years.

Minutes of the February 2017 meeting of the Big Island Amateur Radio Club.

Recognition of Maui radio amateur Mel Fukunaga (KH6H) for his work as a Volunteer Examiner on the Valley Isle.

Full content of the latest edition of the “ARRL Letter.”

The 10-10 Connection with Irene Kubica (NH7PE)–a review of current and upcoming 10 meter contests and events of interest to Hawaii Island radio amateurs.

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Please send your Hawaii Island Amateur Radio news items to at least two weeks prior to your event so I can notify our local print and broadcast media in a timely manner.

Opinions expressed in this blog are mine unless otherwise stated.

Thanks for joining us today!

Aloha es 73 de

Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Coordinator

Hawaii Island, ARRL Pacific Section