Ham Radio Breakfast

Join the Central Toronto (CenTor) Amateur Radio Club members for a ham breakfast at the Golden Griddle Restaurant at 146 Laird Drive, Toronto, ON on Saturday April 6th @ 9:00am. Drop in as you may, as there’s no formality for this event. TALK-IN FREQUENCY 441.9500+ PL 100.0 Hz (VA3XPR Analog) …

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CenTor ARC Baofeng UV-5R Giveaway

So your HT is getting a little old and you’re looking for an upgrade? Or is it that you’re looking to try out the greener pastures of UHF and access VA3XPR for the first time? Well, either way, the Central Toronto Amateur Radio Club (CenTor ARC) has a deal for …

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Introduction to Social Media

WHEN: Thursday March 21, 2013 @ 7:00pm WHERE: Rivera Leaside Retirement Residence, 10 William Morgan Drive, Toronto, ON – Basement level Conference Room. COST: Free – voluntary donations to the CenTor ARC accepted CAPACITY: 20 RSVP: Don, VA3XFT @ [email protected] or via Facebook Page Heard a lot about social media, …

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Canadian DMR C-Bridge Launch Makes Amateur Radio Newsline

News of the launch of the Canadian DMR C-Bridge on February 23rd made the headlines with Amateur Radio Newsline on March 1st, which also made mention of the VA3XPR DMR repeater in downtown Toronto. For the full story, see below:   WORLDBEAT: CANADA LAUNCHES MOTOTRBO DIGITAL AUDIO C BRIDGE INTERCONNECT …

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Canadian DMR C-Bridge Launches

On February 23rd, Canada took it’s first step toward the creation of a national amateur radio DMR network with the launch of the first inter-provincial DMR networking server. This server, known commonly as a “c-Bridge”, which is manufactured by Rayfield Communications, will serve as a network hub for Canadian amateur …

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DMR-MARC World Wide Net

  Mark it in your calendar, folks! The DMR-MARC World Wide Net is held every Saturday at 17:00 UTC (12:00pm EST) and is available to hams around the globe via DMR repeaters in Canada, USA, Germany, Australia, South Africa, New Zealand, Switzerland, Spain, Austria, Finland, and Sweden. With over 2,500 …

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The VA3XPR Analog FM Repeater Is Back On the Air!

The VA3XPR analog FM repeater is back on the air! After being offline for approximately 3-weeks due to it’s antenna being switched to the digital DMR repeater, the analog FM repeater is now back on the air using a new 2-folded dipole antenna, as shown above at right. Thanks to …

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