Thanks to all who used a repeater yesterday 

I spent some time yesterday participating in repeater day. Most of my activity was on the VE7SUN VHF repeater. For awhile it was like the old days with a group discussion with VE7BGJ & VE7GHW. Continue reading

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Repeater Day Is Tomorrow

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Hopefully your batteries are charged, your power supplies are working and you have an antenna hooked up to your VHF/UHF radio as tomorrow is repeater day from 11:00-15:00.  Let’s give the repeaters a good workout.  Check out repeater day in the top menu as it has all the info.  Hope to talk to you tomorrow on a repeater.

Gord – VE7FKY

May 7, 2nd Annual Repeater Day

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Many repeaters over the last several years have increasingly gone very quite.   In an attempt to make these repeaters more active CHR is sponsoring it’s 2nd annual Repeater Day.  This is a real simple event.  We’re asking all amateurs on Saturday, May 7 between 11:00 & 15:00 to have a QSO(s) on a repeater(s) of your choice.  You can schedule the time if you wish or throw out some monitoring calls and see if you can raise a fellow ham or who knows maybe make a new friend.  It doesn’t get any more simpler then that.

If you wish you can leave a message below to what repeater and time you will be monitoring.  Repeaters South Of The Fraser are listed on our website.  Metro Vancouver can be found here.  By all means you can make a contact on one of the digital modes, d-star, mototubo, fusion, IRLP, echolink etc.  In other words as one of our members always says “Get On The Air And Make Some Noise.”

Repeaters Outside The Metro Area:

Vancouver Island

BC North

BC South

Any Questions feel free to leave a comment below.

VA7RSI is up and running.

Hi Everyone;

VA7RSI is up and running—We seemed to have resolved the audio issue and the duplexer is as good as we can tune it with Al’s TinyVNA. I think at some point I’ll have to contact one of two Hams that have more accurate test gear to make sure we’re getting optimum isolation with minimal signal loss at our two frequencies, but for now I think it’s working. The location is not ideal—my place—but after I am convinced all the settings are good and it’s reliable we’ll move it to another home—which has yet to be determined. I will move the antenna higher when I can too.
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