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July 2018 BIARC Newsletter

Accessed on 07 July 2018, 1510 UTC, Post #614.

July Newsletter


Please click link to download the complete July 2018 BIARC Newsletter (pdf).


Here are the main topics discussed in the current edition of the BIARC (Big Island Amateur Radio Club) Newsletter:

Field Day at Reed’s Bay Hotel in Hilo, Hawaii.

July’s club meeting to celebrate Richard Darling’s (AH7G) 65th year as an Amateur Radio Operator.

President’s message.

Hawaiian Islands Grid Madness VHF/UHF Simplex Event.

New Technician Amateur Radio License Class set for 01 November 2018 at the Keaau Community Center.

The ARRL Letter.

Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio Notes:

The final round of free Technician Amateur Radio License Classes will begin on 01 November 2018 at the Keaau Community Center.  See BIARC Newsletter for details.  Contact Doug Wilson (KH7DQ) at

Jim Sugg (AH6AE) needs radio amateur volunteers “to demo how ham radio works at (the ) upcoming emergency preparedness fair in Waimea (Hawaii Island)…on Saturday, August 25, 2018 from 8am-12pm…”  The free community event will be held at the Mana Christian Ohana Hall near the Kahilu Theatre. For details, call Jim at (808) 747-4500 (mobile).

The 2018 Hawaiian Islands Grid Madness is coming on Sunday, 16 September 2018, from 1300 to 1700 HST.  See the full article in the current edition of the BIARC Newsletter.  For a complete summary of the VHF/UHF Simplex event, please visit

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Aloha es 73 de

Russell Roberts (KH6JRM).

Public Information Coordinator

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

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