Category: News

Buy Sell Trade Section

I have finally updated the buy/sell/trade page to be functional! Members may now post for sale ads. Please keep it to ham radio related items only. This section is experimental so please keep in mind there may be some bugs…

Winter Storm

From the Nova Scotia Emergency Management Office: Winter storm expected to bring major impacts to the region Sunday and into Monday. The precipitation will be accompanied by very strong east to northeast winds ahead of the low’s track, shifting to…

CANWARN

Due to the pending storm on Sunday through to Monday the CanWarn System has been activated and will be using the MAVCOM system from 1200 to 2359 on Sunday. Therefore the TARC Newbie Round Table has been cancelled for Sunday…

Thanks Members!

Just wanted to take a moment to thank all those who have re-joined the new Atlantic Amateur site, as well as those who sent personal emails of support!. A web site is a constant work in progress and I look…

VE1RCN – David McHattie

With regret, I wish to inform you of the passing of David/VE1RCN His obituary can be viewed at http://www.middletonfuneralhome.com/obituary/david-mchattie

VE1LCA Springfield

From Tom VE1TA On Monday January 14 , Bill VE1MR , & Tom VE1TA will be moving our equipment to a new building this will take most of the day. Start time approximately 10:00 AM. 73 – VE1TA

VE1LUN Repeater

From Tom VE1TA Equipment move to new building was completed Saturday. Bill VE1MR , Neil VE1STP , Tom VE1TA arrived around 9AM Jan. 12 . Completed approx 15:00 . Upon testing we discovered the Springfield link receiver was not operational.…

All about ham radio satellites

Al Williams WD5GNR writes on Hackaday about receiving the Amateur Radio satellites and how to make contacts How hard is it to build a ground station to communicate with people via a satellite? Probably not as hard as you think. [Modern…

VE9PH – Patrick Hughes

With regret, I wish to inform you of the passing of Pat/VE9PH His obituary can be viewed at https://www.arbormemorial.ca/fairhaven/obituaries/patrick-hughes/28620/

VE1CDD – John Goodwin

With regret, I wish to inform you of the passing of John/VE1CDD John Goodwin , VE1CDD , a long time , very active member of the Halifax Amateur Radio Club, passed away suddenly this morning , January 6th , 2019.…