image2993 Sudbury Amateur Radio Club

NEWS

November 19, 2018

The next club meeting is scheduled for Monday, November 26th, 2018, at Independent Living Sudbury-Manitoulin, 125 Durham Street, Sudbury, across from Reg Wilkinson’s Mens' Wear and will start at 7:00 pm.

 *** Annual Christmas Dinner 2018 ***

Once again the time has arrived for the annual gathering to start celebrating the Holiday season.

When:  December 1st at 6:00 pm local time.

Where: Sizzle Mongolian Grill (inside the Econolodge motel)  1145 Lorne Street, Sudbury ON

Please advise Ve3lbx, Stiig, if you plan to attend. You can contact him on the SARC 2 meter net on Sunday or Wednesday at 7:30 PM or catch him at the November 26th club meeting.

 Oct. 16th, 2018

The next club meeting is scheduled for Monday, October 29th, 2018, at Independent Living Sudbury-Manitoulin, 125 Durham Street, Sudbury, across from Reg Wilkinson’s Mens' Wear and will start at 7:00 pm.

This is a two part meeting: (1) Annual General Meeting and (2) monthly meeting. The AGM includes nominations for club executive positions which will be followed by an election wherein all paid up members vote for the positions of President, Secretary and Treasurer. Please make an effort to attend and have a say in the future of the club.  

Following the AGM the regular meeting will continue after a short break.  The meeting will be followed by a presentation on magnetic loops antennas by Mike VA3MYK. Come out and learn about the "Magic" of loops.

 

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The 2017 Club Christmas gathering was well attended at East Side Marios.

SARC XMAS

 

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Photos contributed by Luc VE3AR.

 

November 15, 2017

The VE3SRG repeater is back on the air - thanks to Ken, VE3PHC, for his efforts in this regard. The weekly 2 meter nets will return to VE3SRG. Please note that the timeout timer is now set to five minutes, the tail is shortened and the CW Identifier audio was a bit reduced - thank you to Luc VE3AR who made a site visit to make the changes.

The VE3ONL repeater is back on the air, thanks to Luc, VE3AR, and Steve, VE3RX.

The annual Christmas dinner for the club is being held on Saturday, December 2nd, 2017 at East Side Marios (900 Lasalle Blvd.) and starts at 5:30 PM and continues until 8:00 PM. Please advise Stiig VE3LBX via the weekly 2 meter nets if you plan to attend and how many will be in your party. Alternatively, advise him via email at ve3lbx at rac.ca.

 October 23rd, 2017

Following the short formal part of the meeting, Ve3AJB, Allan, will be making a presentation "HotSpots for Digital Modes - Dstar, Fusion and DMR". Come and learn more about these modes and how HowSpots operate.

April 27th, 2017

The presentation made by Steve VE3RX at the April 24th meeting,  "Lightning Protection and Grounding For your Ham Radio Station" is available here.

February 15, 2017

Steve VE3RX recently finished a project to replace the burnt panel lights in his Ameritron HF linear amplifier. The article he wrote about his project was published in RAC's TCA magazine. 

This article was published in the Jan/Feb 2017 issue of The Canadian Amateur magazine and is being reprinted here with their permission. 

 

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Want to become a Ham? The club sponsors classes and examination sessions. To learn more, please attend one of the regular monthly meetings (last Monday of the month - September to June) at Independent Living Sudbury-Manitoulin , 125 Durham St. Sudbury. Meetings start at 7 p.m. The next meeting is scheduled for Monday, October 30th, 2017.

To get started in Amateur Radio, check out the Radio Amateurs of Canada (RAC) website (http://wp.rac.ca/how-to-start/).  A self-study guide is available for purchase on-line at the RAC website. 

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