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Special Call Signs Available from May 15 to July 14, 2022

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Special Call Signs Available from May 15 to July 14, 2022

In 2022, Canada is celebrating the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, marking her 70th anniversary on the Throne. She is Canada’s longest reigning Sovereign and the first to celebrate a platinum jubilee.To mark this historic milestone, a series of initiatives are taking place throughout Canada to honour The Queen’s service and dedication to this country and celebrate Canadian achievements of the last seven decades.Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada has approved the use of special call signs from May 15 to July 14. These dates correspond to the early summer busy operating season and will be available...

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Priority Traffic! - SARC Fox Hunt May 7th - BBQ Information

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Priority Traffic! - SARC Fox Hunt May 7th - BBQ Information

Due to illness of the organizer, the BBQ part of the foxhunt has been cancelled, so you may wish to bring food of your own (although soft drinks and water will be provided).  SARC’s (Surrey Amateur Radio Club) foxhunt will take place on May 7th at Crescent Park in South Surrey. Use the park entrance at 129 St. off Crescent Rd. to access the start location. The foxhunt itself will be cancelled in the event of heavy rain and a go/no go decision will be made at approx. 9 a.m. Saturday. Registration and coaching are from 9-10 a.m. and the...

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Space Weather Forecasting By Dr. Tamitha Skov WX6SWW

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Space Weather Forecasting By Dr. Tamitha Skov WX6SWW

Today I discovered a very informative and entertaining YouTube channel dedicated to space weather. Not only is Dr. Skov entertaining to watch, the delivery is in such a way that even a novice will understand and quickly learn the phenomenon that are being reported on.    

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SWAP MEET ALERT! - Maple Ridge - Sunday, May 1st

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SWAP MEET ALERT! - Maple Ridge - Sunday, May 1st

*** FLEETWOOD DIGITAL IS A CONFIRMED VENDOR AT THIS SHOW!!! *** The Maple Ridge Amateur Radio ClubHost of the biggest and best swap meet in the entire region.Sunday, May 1, 2022 Great prizes Pancake and sausage breakfast Pop, Water, Coffee, donuts also available. Free parking Great door and raffle prizes. Tons of new and gently used items for the HAM enthusiast Computers and gadgets Great toys for all techies. Antiques and oddities. What more could you want?!?   SCHEDULE OF EVENTS0730:Doors open to all (lower hall)Breakfast service begins (pancakes/sausages/coffee)Exhibitors arrive and check-in with host to receive credentialsExhibitors begin table setup...

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RAC Basic Qualification Amateur Radio Course: Summer 2022

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RAC Basic Qualification Amateur Radio Course: Summer 2022

Radio Amateurs of Canada is once again offering an online Amateur Radio course so that individuals from all across Canada – and even abroad – can obtain their Amateur Radio Operator Certificate with Basic Qualification. This course prepares students for the Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) Basic Qualification Level Operator Certificate exam to operate on allocated Amateur Radio frequencies. LEARN MORE:

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