Monthly Archives: January 2015

QRP Build Day Big Success

Another successful milestone int the history of the Oakville Amateur Radio Club. The much-anticipated build day saw four members building (two didn’t make it) and two expert coaches meeting at Peter, VE3HG’s QTH at 9 am after the normal 6:30am … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Oakville ARES Update

The Oakville Amateur Radio Club’s sponsored ARES (Amateur Radio Emergency Service) group was represented this Saturday by club immediate past president and former RAC director Rod, VE3RHF and myself current president and former RAC VP of PR Peter, VE3HG. Oakville … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Introduction To Contesting

Despite the sub-zero temperatures the members of the Oakville Amateur Radio Club were treated to a red hot presentation on Contesting by our own world-class contester Dennis, VE3JAQ. Dennis has won his category in some of the big international contests … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Emergency Preparedness – Halton Region

A big Ham Radio thank you to our Halton Region Chair Gary Carr and the municipal mayors of Halton communities for their mention of Amateur Radio in their new publication “Emergency Preparedness – Your Personal Guide.” As members of the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Oakville D-Star Is Connected

Here’s news from John, VA3BL, our technical director for Oakville ARC. Thanks to the hard work and persistence of immediate past president Rod, VA3RHF, the club’s digital D-Star repeater is working on the world-wide D-Star network. Woo Hoo !! Here … Continue reading

Posted in D-Star | Leave a comment