In lieu of tonight's (2020-04-07) tech meeting Tom Apps has stepped up to hold an on the air get together tonight at 1900 hours on the Dilworth repeater 146.680
Spain’s International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) member-society URE has obtained temporary permission from the country’s telecommunications regulator for unlicensed people to use amateur stations during the coronavirus lockdown. More info...
The Covid-19 pandemic has been a part of our daily lives for several weeks now and will most likely continue to be for some time. The pandemic is of particular concern for Radio Amateurs because ours is a hobby that can be practiced by people of all ages from elementary schoolchildren to senior citizens. More info...
KENWOOD Amateur Radio System to be installed on the International Space Station (ISS). More info...
A education day on March 7, 2020 11:00 am at Cedar Creek is scheduled. If you haven't been to the Cedar Creek ham shack make plans on visiting and learning what is available for club members.
In light of the recent decision by the Ontario Ministry of Transportation to make permanent the exemption for handheld two-way radios for commercial drivers and Amateur Radio operators, we have reviewed the regulations in Canada. More info...
The Little White Mountain repeater is powered by solar, during winter there are times when the solar panels may not fully charge the batteries.
The Wednesday Net until further notice will use the Okanagan Mountain repeater for the Net at 19:30 hrs (7:30 p.m.) and the Dilworth Mountain repeater at 20:00 hrs (8:00 p.m.) for those who can not reach the Okanagan Mountain repeater.
A friendly reminder that kerchunking (transmitting a carrier without identifying, for the purposes of bringing up a repeater) is not only against the radio regulations, but is wasteful of the limited power available on solar powered repeaters.
Link to current battery status.
Red Cross video about the Cariboo repeater system
Pacific Northwest Hamfairs & Events. Check out what is happening in the Pacific Northwest and British Columbia. See more...
The repeater pages now have coverage maps for 50 kms and 150 kms. Big White also has a 5 km for handhelds. Dilworth has a 25 km for handhelds.
Most of the club repeaters are done, we are still working on the rest of the list.
Dilworth Handheld 10 kms