The club will be participating in the Winter Field Day contest this year. We are looking for operators to participate in the event. We will be operating from inside the club station using a combination of club equipment  and antennas. The on air event starts at 2pm January 28th until 2pm January 29th net including setup.  Contact Rick Brown (VE3IMG) to participate.

Rules can be found at: https://www.winterfieldday.com/


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The next LARC meeting will be held via Zoom 
 on February 2, 2023.
Guest Speaker will be Tim Spicer VA3TJS on D-Star.
Previous Meetings of LARC held on Zoom for 2021-2023 can be found here.
 
 
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Hamfest 2023

SPECIAL EARLY DATE FOR THIS YEAR!!!  
COME SEE US IN THE SUMMER!
 

 Sunday August 20, 2023 at the Dorchester Fairgrounds, 9:00 until 12:00.

For details on Hamfest 2023 please click here.

 

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Fire Prevention Week Special Event Results

 

2022 was another very good year for the Fire Prevention Week Special Event! Six of the stations (orange highlight) logged significantly more QSOs than in 2021.

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Also,  the Clean Sweep certificates have been sent out. Lee K7NM is again graciously donating his printing services at http://photoqsls.com .
 
Thank you all for your service, and I hope to see you again in the 2023 special event!
 
73 and stay fire safe,
- Steve WX2S (Event organizer)

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Dr. Thomas Jory, VE3AOA, SK, his death notice can be read here. Tom was made a LARC Honorary Member on November 5, 2020.  While he was much better known for other fun hobbies, and Ham Radio is not mentioned in his Obit, with the AOA callsign he was licensed early.

 

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Order your Custom LARC Clothing now! 
 

Custom LARC T-Shirts, Short Sleeve Polo Shirts and Hooded Sweatshirts in all colours and sizes are now available. The LARC Logo, your call sign and name are included.

Click this link to view the catalog.

Contact Lee Cassar VA3XLC via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to order.

 
 

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Events for LARC Members to Participate and Past Meetings
 

Special Group : PI and Kit Builders

 

Previous Meetings of LARC held on Zoom for 2021-2023 can be found here. 

 

Past Meeting Videos for the club Centennial can be found here.

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 Want to become part of this great hobby?

From the Saturday after Labour day to early December, we present the Basic Ham license course.

Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details.

How to become an Amateur Radio Operator (Ham), for more detail go here.

Do you need an examiner to provide a test for your license, a list can be found here.

Register now for the upcoming basic course here.

Resources on getting your ham license are available here.

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Interesting Articles  

Get your club Lanyard by coming to any meeting and asking an executive, more details here.

Past Interesting Articles are here. 

 

Club Station Tours:

The LARC Club station is located at, 427 Wing, 2155B Crumlin Road North London, Ontario (43.033766, -81.1589447) 

If an individual or group wish to have a tour of the club station, they can drop by any Saturday between 10am and 12:00 noon. Generally on Fridays members come to the club station around 11:00 and stay until 2:00. The 427 Wing has a lunch special every Friday at a nominal charge of $10.00.

It would be suggested that you email the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. in advance to make us aware of your interest in the tour.

Notes from our meetings

Presentations from our meetings will be posted here

Do you have a project you want funding for that will benefit the club!

See the guidelines for LARC Projects here and submit to the president, for executive review.  

Canadian Ham-Radio Callsign Database:  Search for the callsign information of Canadian Ham Radio operators (optimized for cell phones) 

 

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The club's logging software and a contributor to our HAMFEST door prizes offerings is N3FJP.

Affirmatech

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amateur Radio Newsline - "Your independent source of Amateur Radio news for today's radio amateur."

eHam.net - "ham radio on the net'"

ARRL - "The national association for Amateur Radio - News and Features."

QRZ.com -  A site to lookup Hams as well as information.

DX Daily -  Site dedicated to the art/science of DX chasing