Welcome to the Big Island ARRL News update.  Views expressed in this Amateur/Ham Radio news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.  Content and summary provided by the Big Island Amateur Radio Club.

Accessed on 06 October 2019, 0455 UTC, Post 1146.

Source:  http://biarc.net/newsletters.shtml.

Please click link to read the full October 2019 edition of the BIARC Newsletter.

Here’s a brief summary of the articles contained in the newsletter.  Following this outline, I’ll add a few more articles of interest to Hawaii Island radio amateurs.

Big Island Amateur Radio Club October 2019 Newsletter Summary:

September slow scan demo was fun and educational.

2019 Hawaiian Grid Madness:  Another crazy success.

Kudos for Kokua at the Ka’u Coffee Trail Run.

At the 12 October 2019 BIARC meeting, Tim Bryan (KH6TOB) will brief members on the documentary he did on Puerto Rican ARRL Section Manager Oscar Resto’s (KP4RF) visit to Hawaii.

At the same meeting, Jim Tatar (WH6EMN) will discuss the Health Net he and others are setting up to provide an emergency radio link between most of the hospitals and major medical centers in Hawaii.

Doug Wilson (KH7DQ) will be conducting another free Technician License Class at the Keaau Community Center.  The class begins on Thursday, 17 October 2019.

The ARRL Letter.

Various repeater, executive board and member committee reports.

Donations from Pacific Wireless Communications.

The next meeting of the Big Island Amateur Radio Club will be on Saturday, 12 October 2019, 1400 HST.

Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News items:

The National Weather Service will conduct a Skywarn Storm Spotter Class on Wednesday, 16 October 2019, at the Mokupapapa Discovery Center in Hilo.  To register for the class, please go here: https://www.evenbright.com/e/nws-skywarn-storm-spotter-training-ticket-7455633111

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Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Coordinator

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section