The May 2017 BIARC News Letter


Big Island ARRL News, 05 May 2017, 04:55 hrs, UTC, Post #189.

Source:The MAY 2017 BIARC Newsletter (1)

Accessed on 05 May 2017, 04:55 hrs, UTC.

Please click link to read the full edition of the BIARC May 2017 News Letter.

Editor:  Leigh Critchlow (WH6DZX).


Here are the main topics covered in the May 2017 edition of the Big Island Amateur Radio Club News Letter:

The ARRL, Hawaii County Mayor, and the State of Hawaii Governor presented proclamations recognizing Hawaii Island radio amateurs Richard (AH7G) and Barbara Darling (NH7FY) as recipients of the 2016 ARRL International Humanitarian Award for their work in helping the citizens of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM).  The presentation was accompanied by a slide presentation by John Bush (KH6DLK/V63JB) covering Amateur Radio support for the FSM.

Skywarn Spotter Training.

BIARC meeting minutes.

Repeater Status.

Volcano Monday night VHF net on 147.260 MHz input, 103.5 Hz tone.

The ARRL Letter.

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

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Just a quick reminder:  The Eden Roc park and community pavilion will be the site of Hawaii Island’s 2017 ARRL Field Day emergency communications exercise.  The event will be held from 8:00 a.m., Saturday, 24 June 2017 through 8:00 a.m., Sunday, 25 June 2017.

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 County, ARRL Pacific Section


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