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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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Congratulations to Patrick and Robert

Congratulations to Patrick and Robert Congratulation to Patrick VE7HZF and Robert VE7RBE for completing their advanced certifications. Look for them at 1000 watts on homemade radios soon.…
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MIRA Repeater Use

MIRA Repeater Use The good folks from the Mid Island Radio Association have “whole heartedly approved Sunshine Coast ARC use of MIRA repeater VE7RBB on Mt Benson at Nanaimo for [our] Thursday Net and for back-up emergency communications.” I'll give more details at our next meeting on the 30th, but for now, here are the frequencies:…
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CVARS 6m Repeater

CVARS 6m Repeater The CVARS just installed their 6m repeater on Mount Brenton: 52.870 MHz (FM) -1.7 MHz (51.170 MHz), T141.3 Hz. The antenna is a vertically polarized folded dipole, but I had a QSO on the repeater with my horizontal 204' G5RV and I could hear the it S9.…
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Congratulations to Stephen Smith (VA7SMI) on Publishing his Book

Congratulations to Stephen Smith (VA7SMI) on Publishing his Book SCARCS club member and Treasurer, Stephen Smith (VA7SMI), has recently published a book called: Raspberry Pi Assembly Language Programming: ARM Processor Coding Congratulations Stephen!…
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Cool Weather Website

Cool Weather Website I just came across this really cool weather website: <https://earth.nullschool.net/> Click the “EARTH” menu on the bottom left corner to change the layers.…
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What's New on the Website

What's New on the Website This is a running post that we can bump back up to the top whenever we make significant changes or add sections to the website. Member's Page * New Page for users to update their website password * New Updated the Echolink log How-To * New Basic Ham Course Material…
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RSPdx Coming Soon

RSPdx Coming Soon More info on the SDRplay website…
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NPR (New Packet Radio)

NPR (New Packet Radio) " NPR (New Packet Radio) is a custom radio protocol, designed to transport bidirectional IP trafic over 430MHz radio links (ham radio). This protocol is optimized for “point to multipoint” topology, with the help of managed-TDMA. Bitrate is up to 500kbps (net, effective bitrate).…
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New Logo!

New Logo! Our old logo presented a few challenges: * It was wider than it was high (21:16), which made it a bit awkward for some web applications since it didn't fit well in a square. * It had some very fine details (the tower, the ice cap, the water in the valleys) that din't scale down well.…
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Conceptual Electronics Videos

Conceptual Electronics Videos I just found a series of videos that animate various physics concepts. The first one I found was on the concept of impedance: It does a pretty good job at illustrating how inductors add “inertia” to currents and how capacitors act like…
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