Tuesday, March 31, 2020

As we continue to self-isolate, RAC has announced two new online courses 

 for anyone wishing to get their Basic license or upgrade to the Advanced license.

The courses will start in April and run through June. 

Cost is $50.00 for each course and you will need a copy of the Study Guide. 

The Club has copies of the Basic Study Guide available for $40.00, 

e-mail me if you want one.

The course details and registration form can be found at this link:


Sunday, March 1, 2020

Coming Soon.......NSARA Contest for 2020!!


Probably the most laid-back, fun contest you will find anywhere.

This year, digital contacts are allowed as well as Phone and CW,

all contacts take place on 80 meters.

If you've never tried contesting this one is a perfect place to start, 

give it a try March 22nd.

All the details are available at this link

Friday, February 7, 2020

5th Annual
Symposium for Maritime
Amateur Radio Technicians 
  The 2020 version of the SMART Conference is fast approaching, 
check out the link below for all the details!!

DATE: Saturday, April 25th, 2020  
Place: Dr. Carson & Marion Murray Community Center
6 Main St. Springhill NS

Halifax Flea Market Details

The Halifax Amateur Radio Club Flea Market

Date: Saturday, May 23, 2020.

The Royal Canadian Legion
43 Sackville Cross Road, Lower Sackville NS

Sellers may set up after 8 AM
Buyers allowed in after 10 AM

General Admission (BUYERS) $5.00
General Admission  (SELLERS) $10.00
 (which included a 3ftx6ft selling space, some with power)

Space is limited so book your table as soon as possible. 

John Bignell (VE1JMB)
Phone: (902) 223-1945

Talk in Frequency 146.97 VE1CDN

Friday, January 17, 2020

Hi everyone and welcome to winter!!

This website has some good winter reading site for any ham:

The Amateur Amateur

by:  Gary Ross Hoffman, KB0H

I really liked the article titled "Twenty Minutes In The Shack" but there are lots of interesting articles to choose from, give it a look!!