Severe Weather Reporting in Canada

March 10, 2012 – VA3XPR Global 360 Net Guest Speaker: Ward Kennedy, VE3WGK, CANWARN Volunteer, Ontario Region Overview: Since severe weather is no a stranger to Canada, Environment Canada, in partnership with the Amateur Radio community, created CANWARN, which is a network of volunteers who report severe weather nationally using …

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Tips and Tricks to Operating Motorcycle Mobile

April 7, 2012 – VA3XPR Global 360 Net Guest Speaker: Lu Vencl, KA4EPS, RF Engineer, AT&T Mobility Overview: We all know hams are a create lot and can always find a way to operate when in just about any environment – including when it comes to operating on just two …

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Late Night Trivia with the Insomniac Net

Can’t sleep at night? Tried counting sheep and still nothing? Well the VA3XPR repeater has the answer for you! Grab a warm glass of milk and tune into the Insomniac Net for some late night trivia, which starts at 02:00 EST (07:00 UTC) daily and runs until either the Net …

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New Website for the VA3XPR Repeater

The New Voice of Downtown Toronto has a new home! A new interactive website for the VA3XPR repeater launched today, allowing users quicker access to information they need. In addition, the page now supports an easy to read schedule for the VA3XPR Global 360 Net, allowing participants to quickly find …

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Canadian Distracted Driving Legislation

March 31, 2012 – VA3XPR Global 360 Net Guest Speaker: Geoff Bawden, VE4BAW, President, Radio Amateurs of Canada Overview: Distracted Driving Legislation has appeared in several Canadian provinces as a way of stemming unsafe driving practices, thereby reducing the number of motor vehicle accidents and fatalities in these jurisdictions. As a …

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Amateur Radio and the Tuscaloosa Tornado Experience

March 3, 2012 – VA3XPR Global 360 Net Guest Speaker: Richard Ranson, KD9Q, Senior Broadcast Engineer, University of Alabama Overview: On April 27, 2011, a large tornado tracked across Tuscaloosa County, Alamaba, including the southern and eastern portions of the city of Tuscaloosa. Join in to the VA3XPR Global 360 Net …

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