MONTHLY WIARC MEETINGS CONTINUE IN AUGUST
Since we have resumed monthly meetings, there will be meeting on August 17 starting at 7:00pm. There will be a presentation on QRP by Tino Zottola, VE2GCE, covering the history, landscape, kits available, challenges and solutions.
In accordance with COVID regulations we ask that you respect social distancing, use hand sanitizer and avoid touching high-contact surfaces. Wearing of masks is mandatory in order to attend the meeting. For those of you that do not have a mask there will be supplies available.”
Don’t forget we always have flea market tables available, so bring any items you would like to sell.
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR RAC BASIC COURSE – SUMMER 2020
Date: The course will start on Thursday, August 20 and will finish on Thursday, October 29.
Time: Classes will be held on Thursday evenings from 6 pm to 8:30 (1800 – 2030) Eastern Time (1900 – 2130 Atlantic Time) and Sunday afternoons 1 pm to 3:30 pm (1300 – 1530) Eastern Time (1400 – 1630 Atlantic Time).
Cost: The registration fee for the course is $50 plus GST/HST. The cost of the Basic Study Guide is extra and an order link will be provided upon completion of payment.
Instruction: The course will use the GoToMeeting web-based service. Students will receive instructions on how to log on to the online sessions once they have registered for the course. The course instructor is Al Penney, VO1NO. Al was first licensed in 1977 and has been active in many areas of Amateur Radio including contesting, DXing, VHF/UHF weak signal, satellites, emergency communications and DXpeditioning. He has served as the President of six different Amateur Radio clubs in both Canada and the United States and currently chairs the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) Region 2 Band Planning Committee. Al has taught the Basic Qualification Amateur Radio Course since 1994.