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Viewing posts from April, 2011

(As sent to the Executive)Greetings Dave!! As a fellow Canadian radio amateur and former ARC President, I thought you and members of the OttawaAmateur Radio Club should be aware of the recently launched CQ Canada website. Whether or not you support the views John expresses on his site, I'm hopeful it will serve as a catalyst tostimulate a national dialogue at the grass-roots level about our beloved amateur radio and our nationalorganization. At issue here is how best to meet the collective needs, issues and concerns of our Canadian amateur radio community. 73 Doug Mein - VA3DM (RAC Member)

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.

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