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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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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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Thank you Jim VE7CGP

Thank you Jim VE7CGP On Saturday, I went to Jim's place in Sechelt to collect the donation he made to the club. Most of the equipment consisted of old CB radios, power supplies, SWR meters, speakers, and mobile antennas. But there were also two Marine Mobile radios and one newer Air Band Hand Held. After spending most of the day Sunday and a few more h…
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Building a Dummy Load

Building a Dummy Load If you need a dummy load, here is a good article on building one out of a pile of resistors. Hackaday article: <https://hackaday.com/2019/05/17/the-50-ham-dummy-loads-part-2/>…
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New SDRuno release will implement receiver diversity

New SDRuno release will implement receiver diversity "“This weekend at Hamvention (Dayton, Ohio) Andy, Mike and Steve from SDRplay will be showing an early version of Diversity reception running in SDRuno with an RSPduo. The RSPduo gives users the ability to implement receiver diversity as it contains two independent tuners that are phase and time synchro…
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New Date for the AGM

New Date for the AGM After some discussion at the Saturday coffee meeting and due to some members unable to attend the proposed May 25 AGM, it was decided to hold the AGM on Saturday, May 18th instead. VE7DNK has confirmed the booking of the Watermark meeting room for that date.…
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Preparing for the Puddle Jumper Classic #2

Preparing for the Puddle Jumper Classic #2 This past Sunday, VE7HZF and VE7RBE went with Mike and Randi, the Puddle Jumper Classic race organizers, to the three race stations and the start/finish. We discussed: * precise locations of the race stations…
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Certificate Backorder

Certificate Backorder Update (May 7): I just got my new certificate so it looks like they're back on track. Apparently Industry Canada, I mean Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada is unable to print new certificates at the moment. I received this email from them on April 10th:…
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aprs.fi Server Upgrades, and Raw Packets UI Abuse

aprs.fi Server Upgrades, and Raw Packets UI Abuse Interesting article on the aprs.fi blog about some upcoming changes to the site.…
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