Author: VE3BK

RAC Canada Day Contest, July 1 2018

Mardy VE3QEE and Parker VA3WPS last year The Canada Day Contest will be here soon, right after Field Day again this year and we will be using VE3DC, our Club Callsign. We won’t be using the Special Callsign like we did last year so it will be easier giving out reports. Some of the guys have been out to do antenna work in preparation for this event, a very successful day……….I am still cleaning mud off my truck hi hi. Field Day is on the Saturday and Sunday of June 23-24 this year with Canada Day starting at 00:00 UTC...

ARRL Field Day 2018

Feld Day 2017 is wrap! Beautiful weather for 22 out of 24 hours, pretty good band conditions and a good time was had by all. Follow this post for pictures.

Announcing the 21st Annual Ontario QSO Party 2018

The Ontario QSO Party is always held on the third full weekend of April. The first part is 1800Z April 21 to 0500Z April 22, this means 2pm Saturday April 21 to 1am Sunday April 22 and second part is 1200Z to 1800Z April 22 which means 8am to 2pm on Sunday April 22, 2018. The Ontario QSO Party is coming up next month in April. Please clear your calendars for the weekend of April 21/22. We will be running VE3DC this year. Last year we used the special event call VC3C2C for Canada’s 150th Birthday as well as our 85th Anniversary...

Hamilton Area Nets

Hamilton Area Nets

Hamilton Area Nets SUNDAY TIME: 20:00 (8pm LOCAL TIME) PROCOM NET 442.625+ MHZ VE3DXS TONE 131.8 HZ 442.525+ MHZ VE3UHM TONE 131.8 HZ 444.075+ MHZ VE3NCF TONE 131.8 HZ MONDAY TIME: 19:30 (7:30 PM) HAMILTON AMATEUR RADIO CLUB NET 146.760 – MHZ VE3NCF TONE 131.8 HZ 444.075 + MHZ VE3NCF TONE 131.8 HZ MONDAY TIME: 19:30 (8:00 PM) HAMILTON AMATEUR RADIO CLUB HF NET 3.693 MHZ LSB + OR – DEPENDING ON USAGE AND NOISE OR 28.475 MHZ USB + OR – DEPENDING ON NOISE ON 80 METERS TUESDAY TIME: 19:30 (7:30 PM) BURLINGTON ARES NET 147.345+ MHZ VE3OBP TONE...

Announcing the R.A.C. Winter Contest 2017

Announcing the R.A.C. Winter 2017 to all you Contesters and would be Contesters, Don’t forget the RAC Winter Contest. It is a 24 hour contest that starts at 0:00 UTC to 23:59 UTC December 30, 2017. That means that because of the time difference with the 5 hour difference now for the Winter months, this actually means that we start at 7 pm local time on Friday, December 29 and go till 6:59 local time on Saturday, December 30, 2017. This is another one of those fun contests where you get to see what the weather is like in British...

What we did this Summer in 2017

What we did this Summer in 2017              by Rick VE3BK The people at the Hamilton Amateur Radio Club were still busy this summer, even with the July-August break. Here are some things we did this summer: 1. Ahmet VA3TUR organized the 1st Annual Tailgate Treasures June 17, 2017 , down by the pool on the beach strip. It worked out well with Ahmet, Jim VE3JS and Rick VE3BK selling stuff for the Club. Tailgate Treasure on the Beach Strip entrance. Vendors took to the new venue and lots of sales. We did well at the Club table, making this new...

Special Event Station VC3C2C

Announcing Special Event Station VC3C2C, celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday and the 85th anniversary of the Hamilton Amateur Radio Club