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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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JS8Call v1.0 is here

JS8Call v1.0 is here Just received this email from Jordan, KN4CRD: " Hey Folks! This is not a test, this is not a joke, it's actually happening. The public release of JS8Call version 1.0 is here! You'll find all of the public releases (now and future version) of JS8Call downloadable from this page:…
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SCRD Antenna Upgrade Installation

SCRD Antenna Upgrade Installation The upgrade of the SCRD Emergency Operations Centre Radio Station is nearing completion with the installation of a new set of commercial grade antenna to replace the amateur GP3's and GP6. We selected Comprod Inc. wideband dual 144/440…
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ES’HAIL-2: Hams Get First Geosynchronous Repeater

ES’HAIL-2: Hams Get First Geosynchronous Repeater In the radio business, getting the high ground is key to covering as much territory from as few installations as possible. Anything that has a high profile, from a big municipal water tank to a roadside billboard to a remote hilltop, will likely be bristling with antennas, and different services compete for …
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iFixit Tools

iFixit Tools iFixit is a crowdsourced repository of instructions on how to fix various electronics. A few months ago, I bought their Pro Tech Toolkit and Magnetic Project Mat to fix my cellphone. And today, I used the kit again to change the speaker on my IC-T7A handheld radio. I was very happy to be able to use some of the plastic tools from the kit.…
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Integrating Google Assistant with IRLP

Integrating Google Assistant with IRLP https://hackaday.com/2019/01/05/google-assistant-now-available-on-ham-radio/…
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Individual causing malicious interference triggers parliament petition

Individual causing malicious interference triggers parliament petition This happened in Quebec. From QRZ.…
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ITU is strengthening e-comms

ITU is strengthening e-comms An interesting article about how the ITU is strengthening emergency telecommunications in the Americas using Winlink. Thanks Bob (VE7XNC) for sharing.…
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Es'hail-2

Es'hail-2 ES’HAIL-2: HAMS GET THEIR FIRST GEOSYNCHRONOUS REPEATER…
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THE $50 HAM

THE $50 HAM Here are a couple of blog posts from Hackaday on becoming a Ham for 50 dollars. * THE 50 DOLLAR HAM: GETTING YOUR TICKET PUNCHED * THE 50 DOLLAR HAM: ENTRY-LEVEL TRANSCEIVERS FOR TECHNICIANS…
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Surrey PREOC

Surrey PREOC Last Friday (March 8), Bob (VE7XNC), Jim (VA7JIR), Patrick (VE7HZF) and Sieg (VA7LEH) travelled to Surrey to visit our Provincial Regional Emergency Operations Centre (PREOC) located on Green Timbers Road. Their installation was very impressive: Outside:…
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