|Posted by Darrell VA3RDC on February 1, 2014 at 12:10 AM||comments (0)|
RADIO AMATEURS OF/DU CANADA Radio Amateurs of Canada applauds 60 meter band frequency allocations!
Industry Canada has announced that a number of specific frequencies within the 60 meter high frequency band have been approved for amateur radio use as RAC advocated.
A total of five specific frequencies within the 5 MHZ band have been allocated, 5332 kHz, 5348 kHz, 5358.5 kHz, 5373 kHz and 5405 kHz. Radio amateurs across Canada have new frequencies to explore as a resul...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Darrell VA3RDC on January 31, 2014 at 11:55 PM||comments (0)|
Join us for our Monthly gathering Tuesday, February 4th @ 5:00pm. (Supper followed by meeting at 7:00pm)
To be held at Rockwell's Restaurant (in the Merivale Mall) 1642 Merivale Road.
Come early as seating fills up fast and bring some change to purchase 50/50 tickets.
|Posted by VA3MPM on January 27, 2014 at 3:25 PM||comments (0)|
Hello to all.
We have just added a new DMR digital repeater system to our complete VE3ORF group of repeaters. If you are registered for digital radio use you can enjoy full digital to digital communication or a new concept of Digital to Analogue.
The VE3ORF Team.
|Posted by VA3MPM on November 15, 2013 at 7:00 PM||comments (0)|
Just received a quick message from VE3KY ! VE3ORF/ 3730 placed 3rd in Canada in the 2013 events.
Way to go to all who participated.
More official details to follow.
|Posted by Darrell VA3RDC on November 2, 2013 at 8:50 PM||comments (0)|
Subject: Ed Morgan, VE3GX (SK)
It is with regret and great sadness that we advise Ed Morgan, VE3GX has just
Details and arrangements are not known at the present time but we will advise
further when available.
I am sure the loss of Ed will be deeply felt in the amateur radio community in
Our sincere sympathy and condolences to Doreen and the Morgan family.
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|Posted by VA3JME Jamie on October 13, 2013 at 12:10 AM||comments (0)|
Jeff Parsons, VE3KY just made a very rare 2M FX DX repeater contact on our lovely VE3ORF repeater with DC7TU, in Stuttgart, Germany! That's 6,107km
|Posted by VA3MPM on October 2, 2013 at 9:30 AM||comments (1)|
We have been invited by Scouts Canada (Apple Hill Ontario ) to help out with this event.
We will be setting up on Saturday Oct. 19th for SOTA.
Please let us know if you can help out for this one.
The 56th JOTA 2013
The 56th Jamboree On The Air will take place on 19 and 20 October 2013.
This year's theme is: Let's Share !
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|Posted by VA3MPM on September 30, 2013 at 3:20 PM||comments (0)|
If any of you are wondering what the swan 500 C is like, take a look at this. The one I am useing right now is a 1968. I like the fact that they bill it as 520W and mobile.
|Posted by Darrell VA3RDC on August 2, 2013 at 4:40 PM||comments (0)|
Don’t be put off by the nonstandard Amateur Radio call sign. ATBSG13 will be the special event call sign for the ninth Asia-Pacific Regional/Internet Jamboree 2013, August 3 and 4. VU2RBI, VU2TCU, VU3KRT and VU3OWL will be operating this station from the Bharat Scouts and Guides Headquarters in New Delhi. The Air-Internet Jamboree is a regional event established in 2004 in which Scouts and Guides contact each other via Amateur Radio or the Internet, as they would in a typical Jamb...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Darrell VA3RDC on August 2, 2013 at 4:35 PM||comments (0)|
An unidentified ham in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, avoided serious injury or worse after falling July 16 from a ham radio tower he was disassembling. The man, whom media reports called “a certified tower expert” fell backward from the tower and became trapped about 35 feet in the air. The Edmonton Journal quoted District Fire Chief Lorne Corbett: “He had on the proper harness, that’s what saved him. He also had his legs entangled in the tower itself.” When the...Read Full Post »