Next Club Meeting is on December 18th 2019.
At the Almonte Legion. “Wings” at 6.00pm, meeting at 7.00pm.
Agenda will include setting details for the annual dinner on Saturday January 18th 2020. The guest speaker will be Curt Bowles who will give a talk on “Parks on the Air”.
Will be held at Almonte Legion on January 19th 2020.
Basic Training Course
The basic training course due to start in early September has been temporarily cancelled.
VA3AAR Repeater (Union Hall)
Plans are in hand to convert Module C (VHF) to an all mode configuration. Jeff VE3EFF recently successfully did this for VE3ODG . This too will be discussed at the December meeting.
Almonte and area 2M FM coverage is provided by repeater VA3ARE on 147.270+ MHz, 100Hz tone, serving Almonte and Carleton Place Regions. VA3ARE also supports IRLP Node 2280. The Wednesday Night club net runs on this repeater 21:00 Hrs local tine. Note that VA3ARE is also a Yaesu System Fusion C4FM Compatible Repeater. The club has purchased a “Wires” box that will be hosted by Phil VE3HOA. This is now operating. If you have a Fusion radio “go for it”.
VA3AAR-U (FM UHF) 444.3 (100HZ)
This repeater, located at the Almonte Fire Hall, is linked to Lavant VE3KJG.
Rideau Lake D-STAR Repeaters (2M and 70cm).
The D-STAR repeaters located near Rideau Ferry are fully operational and capable of reflector linking. (Usually linked to REF018B). Frequencies are listed in the D-STAR details page.