Latest Communiques from the Club

Next Club Meeting  :TBD

Usually at the Almonte Legion. “Wings” at 6.00pm, meeting at 7.00pm.

Annual Dinner -New Date.

Following the bad weather cancellation in January the  dinner will  now be held at the Almonte Legion on Saturday April 25th 2020. Finger foods at 6pm Dinner at 7pm. Terry will re do the attendance list in due course.

If you were not able to attend in January but can in April tickets still $25 each.

Basic Training Course

The basic training course due to start in early September 2019 has been temporarily cancelled.

VA3AAR Repeater (Union Hall)

Module C (VHF) has been converted to an all mode configuration. Jeff VE3EFF recently successfully did this for VE3ODG . No change to the D-STAR operation. Information to operate on other modes will be provided soon.

VE3ARE Repeater

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.