BIARC Newsletter scribus

Here’s the latest edition of the Big Island Amateur Radio Club’s Newsletter.  Just click the link to download the full issue.

Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio notes:

The Big Island Amateur Radio Club will hold it annual Christmas dinner, regular monthly meeting, and election of club officers on Saturday, 08 December 2018, 1400 HST, at the Keaau Community Center.  The BIARC will provide the ham and turkey.  The rest of the dinner is potluck.

The Original Big Island of Hawaii International Swap Meet and Hamfest is set for Saturday, 02 February 2019, at the Waimea Community Center, next to the ball field off the Mamalahoa Highway in Waimea (Kamuela).  Door open to the public at 0930 HST and will close shortly after 1400 HST.  Events include a swap meet, vendor sales, an EMCOMM forum, discussion groups, and a VE testing session for new and upgraded amateur radio licenses.  For details, contact Steve Milner (WH6N) at

Alan (AD6E/KH6TU) says his next CW class is already enrolling students for an new online course, beginning in January 2019.  Alan notes that “The class is free…it is a great course-a chance to acquire a new skill with a 1-on- instructor.  The CW class will be “an on-line video chat meeting twice a week for eight weeks, most likely Monday and Thursday at 6 pm HST for an hour each.”  You can sign up here:

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Aloha es 73 de

Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Coordinator

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section