Surprising explanation of Amateur Radio from a non-amateur

Linus is a very technical guy in Canada who does some excellent tech videos.  Was surprised to see he did a spot on ham radio.  Overall, very positive and good explanation of amateur radio. Some explanations are little too simplistic,  but to see someone who isn’t into ham radio (as Read More …

CARS Repeaters are back on the air!

Bill Runyon and Bill Mellema worked with the tower crew and a tech from Gately Communications yesterday to resolve our repeater antenna issues. They are both repaired and were put back in service around 3pm. The problem was bad/broken connectors on the jumpers from the antennas to their hardline. Therefore Read More …

The Ghostly Radio Station No One Claims To Run

In the middle of a Russian swampland, not far from the city of St Petersburg, is a rectangular iron gate. Beyond its rusted bars is a collection of radio towers, abandoned buildings and power lines bordered by a dry-stone wall. This sinister location is the focus of a mystery which stretches back Read More …

Repeater update

The 146.820 and 444.000 machines are back online.  However, the receive antenna has an issue with high SWR’s.  The tower crew will be making another climb next week and will hopefully, be able to fix the issue. So the machines are on but there is going to be some receive Read More …