April Monthly Meeting

The April 19, 2021 meeting will be held at 7:30 PM via Zoom videoconference. Register –>HERE<– to automatically receive your personalized “Join Meeting” link.

Topic: Tino VE2GCE will give a presentation on the Software-Defined Radios

RAC Spring Basic Qualification Online Course

RAC will hold another Online Basic Course, starting 15 April. If you know anyone who might be interested, please let them know! Register here: https://www.rac.ca/rac-online-basic-amateur-radio-course-spring-2021/

March Monthly Meeting

The March 15th, 2021 meeting was held via Zoom videoconference. 

The topics were:

  • Mark Morin (VE2MM) gave a presentation on the Quebec Parks on the Air activity taking place this year.
    The presentation is available for download –>HERE<–.
  • François Daigneault (VE2AAY) gave an excellent presentation an JS8 Call, a digital Mode providing weak signal keyboard-to-keyboard communication.

Kit Building presentation by Erick VE2LRZ

The February 2021 monthly meeting was held at 7:30 PM on Monday February 15 by Zoom Videoconference.  Erick Dahan, VE2LRZ , gave an excellent presentation on the kit building scene  including the best locations to purchase parts.

Erick’s presentation is available for download in PDF format –>HERE<–

Thanks you to Erick!

2020 ARRL Field Day Results for QC Section, Totals by Club

Thanks and congratulations to the 6 WIARC members who participated in the 2020 Field Day event from home, and identified WIARC as their club.  The following table shows total participating callsigns, points and QSOs by club in the QC Section. As you can see, we placed 4th among QC clubs with 6 participants. Imagine what we could do with more participants!  Source data from ARRL.ORG.

WIARC announces 2021 Executive Officers

The 2020 WIARC Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held by Zoom Videoconference on Monday, December 21, 2020 at 7 PM. We are pleased to announce that, effective January 1, 2021 the WIARC Executive Board will be:

  • President:                Larry Dobby VE2DO
  • Vice-President:     John Pinnell VE2YNI
  • Treasurer:                Dave Cheney VA2DGC
  • Secretary:               Tino Zottola VE2GCE
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