Category: News

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.…

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…

S.M.A.R.T. 2019

Greetings everyone, Happy New Year, I have had some emails asking about SMART. The website page is up and running on the WestCumb ARC website https://www.westcumb.ca/s-m-a-r-t-2019 and as information comes forward I will post it on there for all to…

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.…

Exercise Handshake 10th Anniversary

Greetings all, Just a reminder that this months Handshake (Dec.25th 2018) will be the 10th anniversary of the exercise. It began on Dec.2nd 2008 with Jim Hannon VE1AFH and the WestCumb ARC hosting the event. Eighteen amateurs from all three…

Exercise Handshake

Just a reminder of Exercise Handshake happening 12/25/2018 at 7pm AT For more information about handshake please visit https://atlanticamateur.ca/exercise-handshake/ **NOTE** For net controllers note that you can also download blank ICS forms and submit filled ones. All information and instructions are…

Greetings!

Regardless of the holiday you observe this time of year, I would like to wish all the best to you and yours. Be happy, be safe, and look after one another out there!

Cory, VE1CK