FALL   2016

 

CLUBS INTERNET WEBSITE         http://brandonarc.ca/

 

Check this site out for current club activities

The Prime purpose of this Newsletter is to make all the Amateurs in the area aware of the Brandon Amateur Radio Club and its activities.

Our club meets the first Thursday of each month at 7:0 0 PM at Forbidden Flavours, 1060 – 18 Th St

MEETINGS DATES: - OCT 6/16 – NOV 3/16 – DEC 1/16 – JAN 5/17 – FEB 2/17 – MAR 23/17

 APR 6/17 – MAY 4/17 – JUNE 1/17 – SEPT 7/17 – OCT 5/17 – NOV 2/17  - DEC 7/17

The Brandon Amateur Radio Club has the following equipment for use of club members:

 Bird 43-watt meter - Palomar R-X noise bridge – MFJ 259 Analyzer – MFJ-260L 300 Watt Dry Dummy Load available for loan to members for that important antenna installation or repairs please contact:

Rick Jones VE4AV – 204-728-3075 or email  rica@westman.wave.ca

If you are having antenna problems and do not have the way or the will to solve the problem, contact any of the club members and we will endeavor to get a crew together to help you out.

Two Meter Nets: VEBDN NET - Every Sunday at 7:30 PM on repeater VE4BDN 146.34/94

                              VE4HS NET - Every Monday at 7:30 PM on repeater VE4HS 146.28/88

  Ham Fest dates:  54th. Annual International Ham Fest @ Peace Garden - July 8, 2017

                               

 

TRIVIA:  1948 – MAY 25 TH - THE BRANDON AMATEUR RADIO CLUB FORMED        

                  1979 – DEC 8TH – THE VE4BDN REPEATER MOVED TO THE CKX TOWER .

                                                                                     

 

If you have an EMAIL address would you please forward it  to me at dsnydal@gmail.com

Thanks

 

 

 

 

 

 

*it does not matter how often a married man changes jobs….he still ends up with the same boss*

 

 

 

*SIGN ON A DIVORCE LAWYERS DOOR: SATISFACTION GUARANTEED OR YOU GET YOUR HONEY BACK*

 

 

ARES CLUB SAFETY VESTS ARE AVAILABLE @ $15.00 EA

 

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BRANDON AMATEUR RADIO CLUB REPEATERS:

VE4BDN - 146.34/94 ON TOWER AT 599’ HAYFIELD MB, 7 MILES SOUTH OF BRANDON

VE4TED - 146.13/73 ON TOWER ATOP ASSINIBOINE COLLEGE, BRANDON

VE4HS - 146.28/88 (127.3 TONE) ON TOWER AT BRUXELLES, MB, SE OF BRANDON

VE4CTY - 146.04/64 +448.700/443.700 (127.3 TONE) ATOP BRANDON CITY HALL

VE4IHF – 146.25/85 + 444.325/449.325 ADAMSLAKE, MB  

 

* I MARRIED MY WIFE FOR HER LOOKS…BUT NOT THE ONES SHE’S BEEN GIVING ME LATELY!*

 

FIELD DAY WAS HELD AT MARM AGAIN THIS YEAR – OPERATORS WHO PARTICIPATED VE4BAE, XN, MR, AV,  despite poor propagation we  had fun and good comradeship

 

CLUB COFFEE SPOT

 

EVERY SATURDAY AT 1:00 PM AMATEURS MEET AT HUGGY’S RESTAURANT (2140 CURRIE BLVD) ON #1O HIGHWAY SOUTH, (18 TH ST SOUTH) SOUTH OF THE

DAYS INN- COME AND JOIN US

 

*THE WORLD IS FULL OF WILLING PEOPLE – SOME WILLING TO WORK, THE REST WILLING TO LET THEM*

 

*IMPORTANT NOTE TO ALL*

IN THE EVENT OF A CIVIL EMERGENCY OR ANY EMERGENCY - ALL AMATEUR RADIO OPERATORS SHOULD IMMEDIATELY MONITOR 146.52 FOR ANY INSTRUCTIONS FOR ASSISTANCE THAT WE MAY BE CALLED UPON TO RENDER.

 

Did you know that The Brandon Amateur Radio Club ARES has outside VHF antennas installed on:

Keystone Center - City Hall – Our vhf/uhf repeater VE4CTY is located in the city hall on emergency power

 

Our Membership is decreasing for whatever reason; therefore we urge you to send in your membership so we can carry on with the necessary business of Amateur Radio

We do appreciate your support, without this support we cannot function.

Mail your $20.00 membership and any ideas for club activities in the enclosed SAE envelope.   Your cheque is your receipt.  TNX ALL

Please view our website for further information.   http://brandonarc.ca/

*SIGN ON A SEPTIC TANK TRUCK; “WE’RE #1 IN THE #2 BUSINESS”. *

WARC FALL FLEA MARKET DATE IS SUNDAY OCTOBER 16, 2016

 

OUR CLUBS ACCREDITED EXAMINER IS

RON SAMCHUK VE4SR

BOX 454, BIRTLE, MB ROM OCO

1-204-773-5342    CELL 1-204-821-0615

samvideo@mynetset.ca

 

 

RADIO TUBES ARE AVAILABLE AT

ALAN STONE

126 McVICAR CR

BRANDON, MB R7A 6T5

1-204-727-3310    CELL 1-204-724-9833

stonear@icloud.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CLUB’S FIFTH ANNUAL SUNDAY BRUNCH

 

Location:    TRAILS WEST INN  aka: North Forty

210 18Th Street North, Brandon, MB

Date: Sunday, December 4, 2016

Time: 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

 

We have a private room for this occasion just off the reception desk and just before the restaurant. Wash rooms are just out side the door to this room.

 

A brunch buffet will be served at 11:30 AM. The buffet will be set up within this room so there will be no need to go elsewhere to get your brunch.

(One may order off the menu if so desired. Please advise us if you plan to do this when you are confirming your attendance.) Thanks

 

Please confirm your attendance and the number in your party by November 30Th, 2016, as we have to inform the Trails West people as to how many will be attending.

 

BUFFET: -  $15:20 PER PERSON  (includes taxes & gratuities)

 

Respond to:              Rick Jones VE4AV and/or George Moore VE4MSM

Via the airways

2 meters on VE4BDN Repeater

 

Email Rick at:  rica@westman.wave.ca

 

Or Via Landline

 

Rick: 204-728-3075 – Cell 204-721-1877

 

George:  204-728-3194

 

Cheers to all and have a good year and keep communicating