Author Archives: Graham [VE7WGJ]

FIELD DAY – June 24 and 25 Albion Fair Grounds

Field Day 2017 will again be held at the Albion Fair Grounds Maple Ridge.  Field Day activities will be held all across North America by individual Amateurs and Amateur Radio Clubs.  The objective of Field Day is to prepare clubs … Continue reading

Posted in Club News, Community News | Comments Off on FIELD DAY – June 24 and 25 Albion Fair Grounds

Welcome the 2017 MRARC New Executive members

The Maple Ridge Amateur Radio Club is pleased to announce the new members of the 2017 club executive.  The club is also thankful to the 2016 members who are passing the torch on.  Thank you Wayne Scott VE7WS for your … Continue reading

Posted in Club News | Comments Off on Welcome the 2017 MRARC New Executive members

DSTAR Registration

In order to use all of the benefits of DSTAR you will need to register your call sign.  Follow the link bellow to register.  You may see some errors regarding trusted website but it is a safe website to use. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on DSTAR Registration

D-Star Live Internet Presentation

Here are some DSTAR Live video presentations from the DSTAR Live event in March 2017.  Some real good information for all levels of the DSTAR user.        

Posted in Digital Radio, DSTAR, New Products | Comments Off on D-Star Live Internet Presentation

DSTAR Resources

If you are interested in getting more information on DSTAR there are many web sites and usergroups that you can explore.  A few of the ones I like and are good places to start are; http://www.dstarinfo.com/home.aspx http://www.icomcanada.com/index.html http://dstarusers.org/ For those … Continue reading

Posted in Digital Radio, DSTAR | Comments Off on DSTAR Resources

Distracted Driving Rules – Update Amateur Radio Users

The Government of BC has finally released a document that details how the distracted driving laws will impact amateur radio users.  Please follow the link bellow for all the details. Use of Electronic Devices While Driving

Posted in Community News | Comments Off on Distracted Driving Rules – Update Amateur Radio Users

DSTAR Repeater VE7RMR Now Live

Great news the trial DSTAR repeater VE7RMR is up and running as a local and gateway repeater.  VE7RMR is accessed with any DSTAR radio at 440.800 Mhz with a +5.00 offset. The repeater and controller are on the Grant Hill … Continue reading

Posted in Club News, Community News, Digital Radio, DSTAR | Comments Off on DSTAR Repeater VE7RMR Now Live

New UHF Antenna is Up!

Big thanks to the guys at Ridge Tower Services for installing the new UHF antenna and feed line on the Grant Hill tower.  One step closer to adding to our existing repeaters and offering greater emergency capability and preparedness for the … Continue reading

Posted in Club News | Comments Off on New UHF Antenna is Up!

Silent Key – Terry Goodwin VE7TAG

It is with a sad heart that the Maple Ridge Amateur Radio Club members announce the passing of a long time member Terry Goodwin VE7TAG.  A memorial service for Terry will be on the 25th of March at St. John the … Continue reading

Posted in Club News | Comments Off on Silent Key – Terry Goodwin VE7TAG

RAC Night – Hosted by North Shore Amateur Radio Club

Please circulate this invitation to the executive and members of your amateur radio club. RSVP requested. To: Amateur Radio Clubs in Lower Mainland Bernie Leaker VE7BR, President of theNorth Shore Amateur Radio Club, cordially invites you to attend “RAC NIGHT”, on Thursday March … Continue reading

Posted in Community News | Comments Off on RAC Night – Hosted by North Shore Amateur Radio Club