image2993 Sudbury Amateur Radio Club

NEWS

June 2nd, 2017

The new venue for the May Club meeting was resoundingly approved by those present. The June 26th meeting will be held at this new location:  Independent Living Sudbury-Manitoulin, 125 Durham Street, Sudbury, across from Reg Wilkinson’s Mens' Wear and will start at 7:00 pm.  Parking on the street is free after 6:00 pm.

May 25th, 2017

The club meeting will be held Tuesday, May 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 on the street is free after 6:00 pm. 

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. 

September 1st, 2016

 VE3SRG, the club's primary 2 meter repeater, is back on the air. Weekly nets have resumed on Sundays and Wednesdays at 1930 hrs local time. Please make the effort to check in with the net controller, Dave VA3NCS. On Sundays you can listen to the weekly bulletin of the Radio Amateurs of Canada (RAC).

VE3ONL, the old 6 meter repeater, is back on the air.  RX  53.03 MHz  TX 52.03  no PL tone. Thanks to Luc VE3AR, and Steve VE3IAM for there technical expertise in resurrecting this beast.

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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 (September to June) at the Sudbury Public Library, South End Branch. Meetings start at 7 p.m. The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, February 28th, 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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