Month: January 2019

VE1RCN – David McHattie

With regret, I wish to inform you of the passing of David/VE1RCN His obituary can be viewed at

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

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.…

Basic Amateur Course in Fredericton

From Dave VE9CB: From Monday 28 January through Monday 22 April 2019, the Fredericton Amateur Radio Club (FARC) will run a course to help you earn your Amateur Radio licence. Classes will run most Monday and Thursday evenings from 7pm…

ARRL 2019 Kids Day

The 5th of January it’s again Kids Day. This event is especially created to promote Amateur Radio to youth. This is a moment where you can share your amateur radio hobby with your family, grandkids, friends, scouts or even to the general public.…