H.A.R.C.


WELCOME to the Halifax Amateur Radio Club Website: the Club monthly meetings take place the third Wednesday of each month – see below for more information ****** SATURDAY COFFEE SOCIAL: the Club station is open every Saturday morning, from 9 to 11am – join us for coffee and learn all about Ham Radio – all are welcome! ***** Want to become a Ham? follow the Education link above to Basic Course -- Ham radio is MORE than a hobby!!

The Halifax Amateur Radio Club (H.A.R.C.), VE1FQ, has a long history dating back to its inception in 1933 and is one of the oldest amateur radio clubs in Canada. For the Club History and more...
The June 2014 issue of the Reflector is the most current issue and is now available.

Monthly Meeting

NOTE: There will be no meetings in July & August, however, there will be a social "Pizza Night" in the Club Station at 7:30pm on the third Wednesday in July and August. Please join us for some good food and fellowship.
Regular meetings resume on Wednesday 17th September.

HARC’s next monthly meeting will take place Wednesday, September 17th., 2014 in the Senior’s Room on the 1st floor of the St. Andrew’s Community Centre, 3380 Barnstead Lane, off of Bayers Rd. (outbound) just past Romans Ave., in Halifax.
For a map --- follow this link ->>
6:30–7:30pm Social Hour with refreshments
7:30–8:30pm Speaker - Sheldon Hartling - VE1GPY
Smoke and Solder: Building and Hacking the Hardrock-50 Amplifier
8:30–9:30pm Regular Monthly Business Meeting
For the April meeting Agenda --- follow this link
For the March meeting Minutes --- follow this link

Brit Fader Memorial QSL Bureau

Brit Fader, VE1FQ, ran the VE1 and VE0 QSL bureau for over 49 years. He was Mr. QSL and Mr. Field Day for many of those years. The Brit Fader Memorial QSL Bureau, respectfully named in honour of VE1FQ, is operated by HARC.

BE ADVISED that cards on file for more than two (2 ) years will be purged. It is important that your account with the Bureau is current. Click here for more information.

You can check your account status here (current as of November 2013).

Upcoming Meeting Speakers

October 15:
Topic: Grid DXing on VHF/UHF/SHF
Speaker: Al Penny, VO1NO

November 19:
Topic: Retrospective on 2014 and HARC AGM
Speaker: HARC Executive

Archive - Meeting Speaker Presentations

These HARC presentations have been converted from PowerPoint to PDF files. When you open them you will see on the PDF Tool-Bar at the top right-hand corner, four icons; the left icon has four arrows pointing in different directions. If you hover over that icon you will see "Switch to Presentation Mode". You will how be able to advance each slide by using any of - space bar, page down button or down-arrow button.

Radio Propagation Conditions




A special thanks to Paul (N0NBH) for giving permission to post these solar indices on the HARC website.

For more information on how to interpret the above data, visit www.N0HR.com, or download the following ARRL document on Understanding Solar Indices


Add PropagationStats to your ham radio site.

Upcoming Events


To view a YEARLY CALENDAR of upcoming HARC activities --- follow this link ->>


To view the LATEST ACTIVITY on the HARC Event Photogallery --- follow this link ->>


2014 Basic Amateur Radio Course ... for more information --- follow this link ->>


NEW ........Emergency Measures Organization (EMO) Exercise “Kingfisher" ... for more information --- follow this link ->>

News

NEW ........ Canadian Hams Successfully Cross the Pond on Two Meters

Canadian Radio Amateurs from Nova Scotia, three of whom are HARC members, successfully completed a one-way transmission between Pouch Cove Newfoundland and Europe on July 6th., 2014 at 13:41 UTC. ..... for more information on this monumental undertaking --- follow this link --->


NEW ........ CY0 - Sable Island - One-Day Activation on September 8, 2014 ..... for more information on this DXpedition --- follow this link --->


2013 HARC President's Annual Report --- follow this link for the latest information -->>


Fowler Brothers Receive HARC 2013 Rookie of the Year Award ..... for more information on this announcement ---
follow this link..


HARC 2013 Basic Amateur Radio Class Graduates ..... for more information ---
follow this link..


HARC # 1 in 2013 ARRL Field Day in 2F Class ..... for more information on this announcement ---
follow this link..


HARC Repeater Use Policy
The HARC Repeater Use Policy is now being implemented. Click here for more info.


Want to learn CW? ... for more information --- follow this link..

Technical News



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Site Last Updated: 14 August 2014