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CN Cycle for CHEO - May 1 2011

Once again local amateur radio operators will be providing communications support for the annual CN Cycle for CHEO, scheduled for Sunday May 1 2011. Any radio amateurs interested in volunteering should contact Harold VA3UNK, (va3unk AT

Home brew night 2011

This years winner was Wayne, VE3CZO the peoples choice award went to Jean, VE3DNI. Congrats to both!

April Homebrew Night

The April meeting of the OARC marks the annual "Homebrew" event. Members are encouraged to bring along and showoff their home-built amateur radio-related gear. Presentations should be concise (5 minutes maximum) and informative. A panel of judges will decide the winner of the "The Clare Fowler Award" based on originality, complexity, craftsmanship and presentation. A "People's Choice Award" will be decided by a vote of the membership. So come on out, strut your stuff and have some fun.

Club Project Published in QST

The April 2011 issue of QST features an article describing the PICAXE project developed by the OARC ("Canadian Club Digs PICAXE"). The article appears on page 61. It was originally published in a longer format in the Jan./Feb. 2010 issue of TCA ("Introducing Microcontrollers To Your Amateur Radio Club".

Next OARC Meeting March 14, 2018 at 7:30pm - Ron McFadyen VE3YXY "Building Linked Repeaters Above 7000 Feet" in the Colonel By Room at Ottawa City Hall