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March 2018 BIARC Newsletter

Editor:  Leigh Cricthlow (

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Here are the main topics discussed in the current edition of the BIARC Newsletter:

The next meeting of the Big Island Amateur Radio Club will be held on Saturday, 10 March 2018, at the Kea’au Community Center, beginning at 1400 HST.

Broadband receiving antennas are good for reducing noise.

Longtime BIARC member Wilbur Carlson (KH7E) is now living in a care home in Hawaiian Paradise Park.  Please send him a card c/o Daniel Pierson, HC3 Box 11028, Keaau, HI, 96749.

BIARC President Pascal Nelson (AC7N) offers March 2018 message to club members.

Hawaii radio amateurs are needed for the 18 March 2018 Hilo Marathon.

HPP Radio Day is coming to the Hawaiian Paradise Park Community Center on Saturday, 28 April 2018.

Sign up now for the QTH.NET Email Listserve.

BIARC luncheons are held every Friday at Nani Mau Gardens.

Join the new Hawaii Emcomm list.  Sign up at  So far, 25 Hawaii Island radio amateurs are participating in the discussion.

A new series of Technician License prep classes is underway on Hawaii Island.  For details, contact Doug Wilson (KH7DQ) at

February 2018 Meeting Minutes.

The ARRL Letter.

Hawaii ham execs Joe Speroni (AH0A) and Kevin Brogan (AH6QO) featured on NBC News.

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

For the latest Amateur Radio News and Information, please check the blog sidebars and links.  These news feeds are updated daily and weekly.  Views expressed in this blog are those of the reporters and correspondents unless otherwise stated.

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.

Thanks for joining us today.

Aloha es 73 de

Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Coordinator

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section