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Nanaimo amateur radio association

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Monday night island trunk net

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Ceca emergency group

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Christmas Dinner

The NARA Christmas dinner this year will be on:

Wednesday December 5, 2018 starting at 6:00pm

Place:

Alexanders
It is at the corner of Bowen and Northfield in Beban Plaza

This is the same place as last year.

Please RSVP if you are coming to give restaurant the numbers.

nara.ve7na@gmail.com

Hope to see you there

Randy

VE7FAA

Nara AGM IS OCTOBER 11th 7pm

General meeting tomorrow night Thursday September 13th 7pm

THANKS TO ALL WHO MADE HAM HAPPENINGS A SUCCESS!!!!

Ham happening 2018 September 8th cedar community hall

THE LATEST HAM HAPPENINGS POSTER IS OUT.

Ham happening 2018 September 8th cedar community hall

Ham happening 2018 details here

https://secure.eton.ca/rac/events/detail.php?event_ID=1959

http://hamhappenings.ca/

If anyone is available to help with ham happenings please contact Chris at cranton@shaw.ca or 250-714-2501

The specific roles needed are:

Setup Fri - multiple people

Entry/Table/Ticket sales - 2 people - 8:30 - 10:30
1 person - 10:30 - 12:00
1 person - 12:00 - 2:00

Door control - 2 people - 8:30 - 10:30

Cleanup - 2:00 - 3:00 multiple people

Thanks

SIGN UP SHEET FOR 2018 VIEX AMATEUR RADIO EXHIBIT AUG 17TH 18TH 19TH

SIGN UP SHEET FOR 2018 VIEX AMATEUR RADIO EXHIBIT AUG 17 18 19

PLEASE INDICATE A TIME SLOT YOU WOULD BE ABLE TO HELP. THERE WILL BE A CORE GROUP THERE FOR THE FULL 3 DAYS. T SHIRTS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE FOR VOLUNTEERS. COLOURS WILL BE RED, ORANGE OR GREEN IN S,M,L,XL, 2XL, 3XL and 4XL SIZES.

“AMATEUR RADIO OPERATOR” WILL BE SILK SCREENED ON THE SHIRTS. DEADLINE FOR T-SHIRTS WILL BE AUG.11TH PRICE IS $12 UP TO SIZE XL. LARGER SIZES ARE AVAILABLE UP TO 4XL AT A SLIGHTLY HIGHER COST.

SHIFTS:

Thursday
17:00 - 21:00 - Setup

Friday
9:00 - 13:00
13:00 - 17:00
17:00 - 21:00

Saturday
9:00 - 13:00
13:00 - 17:00
17:00 - 21:00

Sunday
9:00 - 13:00
13:00 - 17:00
17:00 - 21:00 - Take down

CONTACT CHRIS AT cranton@shaw.ca TO SIGN UP AND ORDER A T-SHIRT!

Bath Tub Debrief July 26th.

Bath Tub Debrief will be Thursday July 26th 7pm at the club station on Wingrove St.

444.725 for bathtub race

444.725 repeater will be off the island trunk system for bathtub race weekend. Will be reconnected after the race is over around 4pm Sunday July 22nd

Thanks for your co-operation.

Bathtub race briefing

Bathtub race briefing will be 7pm tonight, Thursday July 19 down at the club station.
1415 wingrove st.

Amateur radio at the VIEX

NARA will be having a display at the VIEX this year. We hope to display all aspects of ham radio to the public. The booth is provided but members who would like to help at the booth will need to purchase a ticket. Setup can be between 9:00 am and 8:00 pm on Thursday August 16.
We still need to arrang what time we will be setting up. More info to come as we get closer

Please contact Randy at nara.ve7na@gmail.com if interested in helping.

Bath Tub race July 22nd 2018

Sign up sheet is located at the club house meeting room. Please sign up and participate in this great event.

Non fox hunt/Field day preparation June 21

NON fox hunt will be 6pm at Brooks landing Tim Horton's on Thursday June 21.
This will be a known location of the fox to better understand direction finding and improve your skills. It will be located at our field day location. Come test out your gear and learn how to fox hunt!

After the fox hunt some of us will be headed back to the club to get items ready for field day.

see you there

Field Day June 23rd/24th

Field Day June 23rd/24th at Beban Park. Here's a map with the spot labelled ARA.
Setup will be around 9:30 10:00. There will be a pot luck dinner on the Saturday evening. All are welcome and please bring a dish to share.
Hamburgers and buns will be provided! Pancake breakfast on Sunday morning.
Thanks to Chris for arranging the site!

Hope to see you there.

June 2018 Regular Club Meeting this Thursday June 14th @ 19:00 Hrs

Hello fellow NARA Members
A Reminder of the June 2018 Regular Club Meeting this Thursday June 14th @ 19:00 Hrs.

I hope to see everyone there.

2018 Field Day June 23 and 24

We will be doing Field day at Beban Park this year.
More details later. Hope to see you there!

WORK B JUNE 2ND 10am meet at NARA

Planning a work bee next Saturday ,at the lost lake repeater site to change the doors to a metal door and a steel frame.
This update should take no more than four hours.
Anyone interested in helping out please contact me
Ve7gde. Meeting at 10am at club house
So far ve7rlh Dick , myself ve7gde.

11:00 to 15:00 Saturday, 26 May 2018 SWAP MEET

As you might have learned recently, the Port Alberni “Swap & Shop” ham event, previously scheduled for Sat, 26 May 2018, has been cancelled. In consequence, Mark (VA7IX) has arranged with local departmental management to convene a “replacement Swap & Shop” at the Errington Firehall, on the a/m date, from 11:00 to 15:00. For those of you who might wish to sell equipment, tables will be available (at no charge), and the appropriate arrangements can be made by contacting Mark, directly, at the above-noted email address or by ‘phone at 250-937-0564. To recap, the particulars of the event are as follows:

Errington Firehall #2
1930 Errington Road

11:00 to 15:00

Saturday, 26 May 2018

Arrowsmith Amateur Radio Club 8th Biennial Swap Meet CANCELLED

CANCELLED DUE TO LACK OF TABLES SOLD....

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