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NEWS

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 set to one minute so keep your transmissions short.

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 M.I.C. (formerly Don Cherry's) at the corner of Barrydowne Rd. and Falconbridge Rd. 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.

 The next club meeting is scheduled for Monday, November 27th, 2017, at Independent Living Sudbury-Manitoulin, 125 Durham Street, Sudbury, across from Reg Wilkinson’s Mens' Wear and will start at 7:00 pm.

October 23rd, 2017

The October club meeting will be held Monday, October 30th, at  Independent Living Sudbury-Manitoulin, 125 Durham Street, Sudbury, across from Reg Wilkenson’s Mens' Wear and will start at 7:00 pm.  Parking in nearby lots and on the street is free after 6:00 pm.

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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