APRIL 2017 BIARC Newsletter


Editor:  Lee Critchlow.

Accessed on 01 April 2017, 00:45 hrs, UTC, Post #160.

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Here’s the complete April 2017 edition of the  Big Island Amateur Radio Club‘s Newsletter.  This edition covers the following topics:

Special celebration for Richard and Barbara Darling for being the recipients of the 2016 International Humanitarian Award.  The even is set for Saturday, 08 April 2017 at the Aupuni Center in Hilo.

Packet Radio update presentation by Sean Fendt (KH6SF).

East Hawaii ARES Day on Saturday, 29 April 2017, 9 a.m., at the Eden Roc Community Center.

Technician class license classes are underway at the Keeau Community Center through 27 April 2017. Call Doug Wilson at 9859352.

Approved minutes of the 11 March 2017 BIARC meeting.

East Hawaii hams provide communications for the Hilo International Marathon.

A reprint of the current ARRL Letter.

Volcano Monday night net returns.  Net meets at 7 p.m. on 147.260 MHz (pl 103.5 Hz–input only).

The 10-10 connection with Irene Kubica ( NH7PE).

Training note:  According to Ed Grabowski, the North Hawaii District SKYWARN Spotter Class will be held on 15 April 2017, 12 noon to 2 p.m. at the W.M. Keck Observatory Conference Room.  Contact Ed–ejgrabowski@yahoo.com.

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http://www.kh6jrm.info (breaking news for radio amateurs.

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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