Goodbye, Farewell and Amen

May 9, 2012 – VA3XPR Global 360 Net Please join us for the final episode of the VA3XPR Global 360 Net. This net started on February 25, 2012 and was intended to be a forum to discuss issues relating to amateur radio from a global perspective and to promote diversity …

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Where Am I?

May 2, 2012 – VA3XPR Global 360 Net The theme for the May 2, 2012 VA3XPR Global 360 Net was a bit of twist from previous nets, as it featured a “Where Am I?” trivia contest. Participants were provided with clues, one at a time, as to where the net …

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2012 Walk So Kids Can Talk

The VA3XPR repeater sponsor, Don, VA3XFT, is supporting the 2012 Walk so Kids Can Talk fundraiser for the Kids Help Phone, Canada’s only toll-free, 24-hour, bilingual and anonymous phone counseling, web counseling and referral service for children and youth. Walk so Kids Can Talk is Canada’s largest walk in support …

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Global 360 Net Topics Survey

Do you have a suggested topic for the Global 360 Net that you’d like to share or perhaps weigh in on a variety of other topics? Then please share it with us! We’re looking for interesting and engaging topics for the net and need your help. Check out the VA3XPR …

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Global 360 Net Date and Time Change

  The Global 360 Net will be changing to a new date and time with an updated format! Going forward, the Global 360 Net will be held on Wednesdays at 7:30pm Eastern Time and will feature a specific discussion topic that will be the theme for that net. Global participants …

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Emergency Communications and the International Repeater Group

April 21, 2012 – VA3XPR Global 360 Net Guest Speaker: Al Thurber, VE1AKT, President, International Repeater Group Overview: Providing emergency communications using linked amateur radio repeaters can be a very effective method of communicating information between disparate areas during times of emergency or natural disaster. The International Repeater Group (IRG), …

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Portable & Mobile HF QRP Operation Made Easy

April 14, 2012 – VA3XPR Global 360 Net Guest Speaker: Joe Verdirame, VE3LNU Overview: Making contacts while operating HF QRP (low power) can be a fun and rewarding experience, especially with the predominance of higher powered stations on the HF bands these days. Accomplishing this while portable or mobile can …

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Can You See the VA3XPR Repeater From Your QTH?

Are you one of those fortunate hams who are just a hop skip and a jump from the VA3XPR repeater? Can you actually see the repeater site from your QTH? If the answer is yes and you have a high-speed Internet connection that you’d be willing to donate a few …

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VA3XPR Repeater Website Now Mobile Friendly!

For those of you who are smartphone owners and want to access the VA3XPR website to access IRLP & Echolink information, news and net schedules, well we have great news for you! The VA3XPR website is now enabled to be mobile friendly for all the most common smartphone devices, including …

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VA3XPR Global 360 Net Call for Guest Speakers

The VA3XPR Global 360 Net is looking for guest speakers to discuss topics of interest relating to Amateur Radio. If you are a subject matter expert about some aspect of Amateur Radio, then we would like to hear from you! Please send the topic you would like to speak about, …

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