Category: News

SMART 20 Cancelled

To all SMART members, With deep regret, the organizing committee of SMART has come to the decision to cancel this year’s symposium due to COVID-19. We would like to thank all the presenters and volunteers who came forward and the…

Amateur Radio & COVID-19

With COVID-19 taking hold here in the Maritimes and everyone asked to stay home many will find the time long and boring. As an amateur radio operator, you can keep active by getting on the radio, talking to friends around…

D-Star, DMR & Fusion pages

From Ron MacKay’s website http://ve1cra.net/main/ 2020-02-22 Since both Fusion and DMR activity has grown significantly over the past 2 years, I have created separate web pages for all three of the popular Digital Voice Modes. D-STAR, DMR, and Fusion pages.

NSARA Contest

The NSARA contest will take place each year on the first Sunday in March. In 2020 the contest has been moved to March 22 as a trial in an effort to get better weather conditions for the rover stations that…

SMART 2020

From VY2GF Planning for SMART 2020 is well underway so mark your calendars for 25 April. The SMART website (www.westcumb.ca/s-m-a-r-t-2020) has a synopsis of the organizing committee meeting on October 30. Many ideas for event format and presentations were discussed…

Greenwood Flea Market

Greenwood Amateur Radio Club 31th Annual Flea Market Date:  Oct 19, 2019 (Saturday) Time: 10:00AM – 1:00PM (Open 8:00AM To Sellers) Place: Greenwood Community Centre, Church Street, Greenwood, Nova Scotia Cost: Admission $5.00. Tables Free To Sellers GPS Coordinates: N44° 58.512’ W064° 55.612’ Talk In: VE1WN 147.240+…

VE1CDN UHF Fusion Repeater

A new Yaesu Fusion digital repeater has been installed at the NSARA sponsored VE1CDN repeater site, Upper Sackville, NS. Frequency: 442.975 MHz with a +5 MHz offset. In addition to digital operation, the VE1CDN Fusion repeater will operate on analog…