Big Island ARRL News, 31 December 2017, Post #411.


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Please click link to download the January 2017 edition of the “BIARC Newsletter.”


Editor Leigh Critchlow has just released the January 2018 edition of the “Big Island Amateur Radio Club Newsletter.”

Here are some of the topics discussed in the current issue:

Annual Christmas Party a big hit.

No formal January 2018 meeting.  An informal meeting will be held at the 13 January 2018 Big Island of Hawaii International Swap Meet/Hamfest at the Waimea Community Center.

How to sign up for the QTH.Net Email Listserve.

A list of upcoming Technician Class license prep classes.

A message from BIARC President Pascal Nelson (AC7N).

The ARRL Letter.

East Hawaii CERT Basic Training Courses will be offered on 20 January, 27 January, 03 February, and 10 February 2018 at the Aupuni Conference Room in Hilo from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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

Other events for Hawaii Island Radio Amateurs:

The Big Island of Hawaii International Swap Meet/Hamfest will be held on Saturday, 13 January 2018, at the Waimea Community Center in Kamuela.  The event is sponsored by the Kohala Hamakua Radio Club and will feature a ham equipment swap meet, guest speakers, and a VE testing session for amateur radio licenses.  Doors open to the public at 0930 HST, with VE testing scheduled for 1300 HST.  For details, contact Steve Milner (WH6N) at

For the latest Amateur Radio news and information, please check the blog sidebars and links.  These news feeds are updated daily.

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.

Views 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