(From the desk of Ken Clarke VE7BC)
The New Westminster Hyack International Parade is on Saturday, May 25.
Operators assigned to the assembly area and parade officials will start communications at 08:00 and those assigned to points along the parade route will start a little later. The event starts at 10:30 with the Vancouver Police Motorcycle Drill Team and the parade follows. We are usually all done by around 13:00. Continue reading
Considering the snow we got yesterday plus their saying we’re in for another big one today let’s play it safe and we will cancel tomorrow’s coffee for this month and we will see you all on March 12.
Please spread the word.
Fellow CHR member VE7KWK passes along the following post and wonders if this could have anything to do with RF deterioration?
On behalf of the 30 plus members of CHR we wish everyone the best of the holiday season and health, happiness and peace for 2019.
CHR Christmas Social gathering on December 11 at Tim Hortons at Nordel Center.
Dealing with some email issues I’m having I’ve posted the November Newsletter online.
Fellow Coastal Ham Radio member VE7KWK passes along a link for those of us who like to get out the soldering iron and create a new toy to play with.
This is taken from the CARF (now known as RAC) Repeater Directory from 1990. You will notice tones were not in use back then.
The following link will give the full Canadian Listings.
My thanks to VE3IPS for supplying the information.
With Club log reporting that more then 1/2 of today’s contacts are made by FT8 (Feb 2018) I’m wondering how many out there understand this is a low power mode. As you can see by Randy’s latest video they don’t seem to follow the steps below, but their having fun and maybe that’s what it’s all about. Maybe I’m missing something, should you really crank it to 100 watts to make a contact?? Continue reading
Fellow Coastal Ham Radio member VE7HRA files his review of the Yuma Hamfest.
The Yuma Hamfest is over…. no big prizes this year. there was $25000, yes $25000 worth of door prizes this year!! Wow they sold out of tickets, too. Beverly and I won some small hourly door prizes, though. Continue reading
Fired up the rig today (Saturday) and saw quite a few on the waterfall on 20m. Made a few contacts but couldn’t help to think I was being lost by other stations over top of me. I’m use to this especially on a Saturday when their seems to an upswing Of hams on. Continue reading