Sunday, 19 February 2017

February Club Meeting

Hello Everyone,

It's that time of the month again. The February club meeting will be  held this Tuesday (Feb 21) at the EMO building on Pleasant St. As always the time is 7 pm. All members, and anyone interested in the club, is encouraged to attend.

73 de VE1XT

Wednesday, 1 February 2017

This pencil was in a desk drawer in the radio room at the EMO - it came from the estate of  "Frosty" VE1FRO who became a silent key in 1992.

Monday, 30 January 2017

Celebrating Bill's 70th at the EMO - January 28, 2017 (actual birthday on 29th)
               Thank you to Veralyn (VE1VAR) for the cake and ice cream!

Sunday, 22 January 2017

RULES FOR THE 2017 ATLANTIC WHITE CANE CONTEST



THE YARMOUTH AMATEUR RADIO CLUB WILL ONCE AGAIN SPONSOR THE ANNUAL WHITE CANE CONTEST WHICH WILL BE HELD ON SUNDAY FEBRUARY 5th, 2017 ON THE 80 METER BAND USING LOWER SIDEBAND FROM 7:30 UNTIL 9:30 AM AND FROM 3:00 UNTIL 6:00 PM ATLANTIC STANDARD TIME.

ONLY CONTACTS WITH AMATEURS IN THE FOUR ATLANTIC PROVINCES WILL COUNT FOR POINTS AND IF A PERSON HOLDS MORE THAN ONE CALL SIGN, ONLY ONE CONTACT WITH THAT PERSON WILL COUNT.

CONTEST LOGS:

CONTEST LOGS SHALL CONTAIN THE CALL-SIGN, NAME AND STATUS OF EACH CONTACT.  STATUS IS WC FOR A WHITE CANER AND NWC FOR A NON-WHITE CANER.  WHITE CANERS NEED NOT ENTER THE TIMES OF EACH CONTACT BUT NON-WHITE CANERS MUST ENTER THE TIMES.

SCORING:

A CONTACT WITH A WHITE CANER WILL COUNT FOR TWO POINTS AND A CONTACT WITH A NON-WHITE CANER WILL COUNT FOR ONE POINT.  FINAL SCORE WILL BE THE TOTAL OF YOUR POINTS

HOW TO ENTER:

LOGS MAY BE MAILED TO DAVID VAIL AT 50 PORTER STREET YARMOUTH, N.S. B5A 2Y9, OR BY E-MAIL TO ve1gm@rac.ca TO BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN FEBRUARY 28, 2017.

FIRST PLACE CERTIFICATES WILL BE SENT TO THE TOP SCORERS IN THE WHITE CANER AND NON-WHITE CANER CATEGORIES AND A CERTIFICATE OF PARTICIPATION WILL BE SENT TO STATIONS WHOSE LOG CONTAINS 20 OR MORE VALID CONTACTS.


Wednesday, 18 January 2017

Everyone had a good time at the January club meeting where the highlight was a celebration of VE1UT's 85th birthday.  A big thank you to VE1VAR for the cake and ice cream!

Sunday, 15 January 2017

January 2017 Club Meeting This Tuesday

Hi Folks,

The January 2017 club meeting will be held this Tuesday (17th) at 7 pm. As usual, it will be at the EMO building behind the fire hall on Pleasant St.

NSARA membership dues for 2017 are also due and can be paid at the meeting. The cost is $10.

Everyone is encouraged to attend.

73 de VE1XT

Tuesday, 10 January 2017

NSARA Memberships for 2017 are now due, anyone in the Yarmouth Club who would like to support NSARA and hasn't already done so, the cost is $10.00 per year and I will be collecting until the end of this month.  See you at the EMO.

73...Dave