A new edition of “The BIARC Newsletter” has just been published.

Views expressed in the newsletter are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Content provided by Tony Kitchen (WH6DVI) and BIARC members.

Accessed on 02 August 2019, 1927 UTC, Post 1062.



Please scroll down to read Tony’s message:


“I accidentally posted the link to the July BIARC newsletter into my last post, instead of the link to the August newsletter. My apologies for that mistake.
The following link should take you to the August newsletter.
Tony Kitchen
Please click link to download the August 2019 BIARC Newsletter.”
Here’s a brief summary of the topics contained in the current newsletter:
The next meeting of the Big Island Amateur Radio Club will be held on Saturday, 10 August 2019, 1400 HST, at the Keaau Community Center.  At the meeting, Mel Uchida (KH6EKD) wil conduct a “tape measure antenna build party.”  In September, Tim Bryan (KH6TOB) will premier his documentary on Oscar Resto’s visit to Hawaii.
The BIARC President’s Paragraphs.
Grid Madness 2019 VHF/UHF contest.
The ARRL Letter.
Ham Gear needs new shacks.  Roy (WH6FYK) is helping Don (KH6DX) find new homes for some of his high-tech equipment.  Contact Roy for details:  960-6417.
10-10 International Aloha Chapter information (https://www.ten-ten.org).

Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:

Please save the dates of 24-25 August 2019 for the Hawaiian QSO Party.  According to Alan (AD6E/KH6TU), the HQP will run from 0400Z 24 August to 0359Z 26 August–“that’s 6 pm HST Friday through 5:59 pm Sunday.  Work as many stations on as many bands as you can.  You can find complete rules here: http://www.hawaiiqsoparty.org/Rules/HQP/HQPRules-2019-A.html

“Grid Madness 2019”, the Hawaii Island-based VHF/UHF Simplex Contest, will be held on Sunday, 15 September 2019, from 1300 to 1700 HST.  You can download the revised contest package here:  https://gridmadness.blogspot.com

Doug Wilson (KH7DQ) is offering one more free Technician License Class this year.  The class begins on Thursday, 17 October 2019, at the Keaau Community Center in Keaau, Hawaii Island.  For more information, please contact Doug at douscelle@aol.com

For the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news and information, please check the blog sidebars and links.  These news feeds are updated daily and weekly.  Thanks for joining us today.

Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Coordinator

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section