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Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio notes:

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

The Original Big Island of Hawaii International Swap Meet/Ham Fest will be held Saturday, 02 February 2019, at the Waimea Community Center, next to the ball field off the Mamalahoa Highway in Waimea (Kamuela).  The event runs between 0930 HST and 1400 HST.  The venue includes vendor sales, a swap meet, an EMCOMM forum, and VE testing for new and upgraded amateur radio licenses.  For details, contact Steve Milner (WH6N) at

Alan (AD6E/KH6TU) will offer another of his online CW courses, beginning in January 2019.  According to Alan, “The class is free.  It is a great course-a chance to acquire a new skill with a 1-on-1 instructor.”  The CW course will be offered as an online 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