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The Sun Coast Amateur Radio Club Society organizes activities and events to help members socialize with each other and promote their use of radio communication.

The club maintains a VHF repeater on Vancouver Island and a UHF repeater on the Sunshine Coast.

See the Nets/Contact page to find out more about our net schedule and meetings.

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2m Band Endangered?

2m Band Endangered? <https://www.f4fxl.org/2m-amateur-radio-band-endangered/>…
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2019 Puddle Jumper Classic

2019 Puddle Jumper Classic On Saturday June 8th, eight club members and three hams from the community spent the day providing communications for the 25k and 50k Puddle Jumper Classic trail runs. The club prepared extensively for the event with multiple site visits, meetings, and online information sharing.…
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Open Source Electronics Lab for $30/USD

Open Source Electronics Lab for $30/USD <https://github.com/EspoTek/Labrador>…
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IRLP Maintenance

IRLP Maintenance IRLP will be down for maintenance until further notice. VE7RBE…
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The BC Forest Service Radiocommunication Field Handbook

The BC Forest Service Radiocommunication Field Handbook I was looking around for BC Forest Fire Frequencies and found this list on radioreference.com with no explanation of what's being used where. Then I found the BC Provincial Natural Resource Sector Radio System page, which links to the Radio Communication Field Handbook, a 56-page pdf that includes pre…
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Report from the BCARCC AGM

Report from the BCARCC AGM On Sunday May 26th, the British Columbia Amateur Rado Coordination Council (BCARCC) held its annual AGM. The club sent VE7RG and VE7RBE as delegates. BCARCC was generous as they sent VE7QC to pick VE7RG and VE7RBE up at the Horseshoe bay ferry terminal.…
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RemoteQTH: Open Parts for Ham Radio Stations

RemoteQTH: Open Parts for Ham Radio Stations I just discovered <https://remoteqth.com> from a link I followed about their 8-direction, 4-square, phased-vertical array. The most interesting part of their site is that all their gear is free/open source hardware: the documentation is on a wiki and the designs are posted in various CAD file formats.…
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Radio interference from Solar Panels

Radio interference from Solar Panels Not a lot of details from this QRZnow article but it seems to me the issue would be with the inverters more than with the panels themselves.…
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A Walk Through of Hamvention 2019

A Walk Through of Hamvention 2019 For your viewing pleasure: <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aYz5yo3hnoU>…
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2019 AGM

2019 AGM This past Saturday, the club held its annual AGM. In attendance were: VA7LEH, VE7YEE, VE7DNK, VE7TBP, VE7RG, VA7AGG, VA7SMI, VE7HZF, VA7ILO, and VE7RBE. VA7GRK passed along some equipment to the club and prior to the meeting members looked it over and took things they needed. The rest will be stored at VE7RBE's QTH.…
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