Happy Canada Day!

Happy birthday, Canada! On July 1, 2013, Canada turns 146 years old and there will be festivities all over the greater Toronto area to celebrate. If you’re participating in any Canada Day events, be sure to bring along your ham radio so that you can check-in to the VA3XPR repeater …

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Windsor Hams Showcase DMR


When it comes to trumpeting the merits of Digital Mobile Radio (DMR), the Windsor area hams have definitely earned their stripes. This was evident at the 2013 Field Day event that was jointly held by both the Border City Radio Club and the Sun Parlour Retirees Amateur Radio Club on …

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On-Air Hangout

Anyone wanna hang out on the radio for a bit on Wednesday’s @ 8:00pm? We are hams after all and we need reasons to use our beloved equipment! This will be come as you may, leave when you want, whatever goes event. Got a technical question? Want to meet up …

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VA3XPR Launches Improved Analog FM Repeater

Great news, Toronto! The VA3XPR analog FM repeater is back on the air after a hardware failure on April 19, 2013, which rendered it inoperative. The new analog FM repeater, which is a Motorola XPR8400, is a 100% duty cycle commercial grade repeater, that will offer a number of benefits …

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DMR Coverage Expands in Toronto

Toronto just got larger folks! As on May 22, 2013, a new Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) repeater came on the air under the call sign VE3URU from the community of Ballantrae, ON, which is about 25 km north of the City of Toronto. This new repeater, which is owned by …

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