image2993 Sudbury Amateur Radio Club

NEWS

 January 20, 2018

The VE3SRG repeater is back on the air It has been out of service since Jan 12th. The weekly 2 meter nets will resume on this repeater starting Sunday, January 21st, at 7:30 PM.  Please note: whenever VE3SRG is out of service,  nets will be conducted on VE3RVE.

January 12, 2018

The next club meeting is scheduled for Monday, January 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.

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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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