Next Club Meeting February 13 2019
At the Almonte Legion. “Wings” at 6.00pm, meeting at 7.00pm.
The annual club dinner was held on January 19th 2019 at the Almonte Legion. This very special event saw the induction of Neil Carleton, VE3NCE into the Canadian Amateur Radio Hall of Fame. Photographs of the event will be posted soon.
Basic Training Course
The basic training course due to start in early September has been put on hold. Update expected soon..
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.