RAC Ontario Section Bulletin for April 3, 2010

RAC Ontario Section Bulletin for April 3, 2010

ONTARIO SECTION NEWS

1. CANWARN Training, April 17-23

CANWARN training will be offered in Hamilton on Saturday, April 17th,
9 a.m., at Nash Auditorium, Wilcox Building, Chedoke Hospital, Sanitorium Road.

And in Sarnia on Tuesday, April 20th, 7 p.m, at the Kinsmen Centre, (Oakroom Room), 656 Lakeshore Road.

Also on April 20th at 7 p.m. in Peterborough, at the Canadian Canoe
Museum, 910 Monaghan Road.

Training in Kitchener will be Wednesday April 21st, 7 p.m., at
Bingemans Conference Centre, 425 Bingemans Centre Drive.

If you plan to attend a CANWARN session, please confirm by email to
canwarn.ontarioregion (at) ec.gc.ca.

— Geoff Coulson, Environment Canada

ITEMS OF INTEREST

2. Ontario QSO Party April 17th

The 13th Annual Ontario QSO Party will be held from 1800Z April 17 to
0500Z April 18, and from 1200Z to 1800Z April 18.  In the contest, stations outside Ontario make as many contacts with Ontario amateur radio stations as possible. Ontario stations contact as many stations as possible, both in Ontario and world-wide.  For more information visit the web page, cco.ve3xd.com/oqp

— Brad Rodriguez, VE3RHJ, OBM

3. Durham Region Hamfest

The North Shore ARC and the South Pickering ARC will hold the 34th Durham Region Hamfest on Saturday, April 17, at the Iroquois Park
Recreation Center, on Victoria Street at the corner of Henry Street in Whitby.  Open to the public at 9 a.m.; talk-in on VE3SPA repeater,
147.375 (+), no CTCSS tone required.  For more information visit drhamfest.tripod.com

— RAC Events Database

4. Rookie Roundup April 17th

The ARRL Rookie Roundup, SSB, will be held on Sunday, April 18, from
1800 UTC-2359 UTC.  This contest is designed to help newly licensed
amateurs build their operating skills on HF.  Any ham licensed in
2008, 2009 or 2010 qualifies as a Rookie.  Non-Rookies may only work
Rookies, while Rookies may work everybody.  Certificates will be
available for all participants to download; the top five high scores
from each US call area, Canadian province and Mexican call area will
be recognized on their certificate.  For more information visit
tinyurl.com/yetky6u (Yankee Echo Tango Kilo Yankee Six Uniform).

— ARRL Web Page
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Bulletin sent from Official Bulletin Manager Brad Rodriguez, VE3RHJ.
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