Welcome to the official GALLERY Site of VE1CR - Sydney Amateur Radio Club 



V E 1 C R
SYDNEY ARC GALLERY


           



Please come and visit us - EVERY SATURDAY FROM 10 AM UNTIL 1:00 PM - at 11 St. Bridget Street, Sydney, NS... EVERYONE WELCOME !


    Club president: George, VE1GV   [email protected]

ve1cr@qsl.net   [email protected]


ECHOLINK: VE1CR-R, Node 104517
IRLP: VE1CR, Node 2435, Sydney, 147.570 simplex




CY9C DXpedition was on St. Paul Island, Aug 19 to 28, 2016!             CY9C DXpedition was on St. Paul Island, Aug 19 to 28, 2016 !             CY9C DXpedition was on St. Paul Island, Aug 19 to 28, 2016!

See: St. Paul Island DXpedition - August 19 - 28, 2016.







Bill with Electro Voice model 731 - June 11, 2016.






Joe, Alex, Enos, and Gordon (1992?)










Nice job on the sign, Stuart !







Bill's 94th birthday celebration, May 6. 2017 at SARC





It was our great pleasure to welcome Sue and Ed, N1CSO to the club on Saturday, August 20, 2016.





     

Geroge welcomes Fabian, VA6FAB to the club.   Richard, Frank, and Fabian      
Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015.
Frank, VE1FEK, was busy positioning and levelling our new storage shed. Great job !!!




   
Amateur Radio: A Hobby For the 21st Century

Here is a great promotional video for the wonderful, modern hobby of amateur radio;
it targets the age group that we could be encouraging to join us:

Amateur Radio: A Hobby For the 21st Century  

Thanks to The Radio Society of Great Britain, for providing this. 





Bill, VE1DM, welcomes Frank, VE1FHK, to the club on behalf of all the members of SARC, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014.






Congratulations to Richard, VE1SVP, for 100% on BASIC and Morse Code exams !
Club members look forward to Richard writing (and acing !) his ADVANCED test at the club at his earliest convenience ! WAY TO GO RICHARD !!!

Richard's 100%














HAPPY 50th ANNIVERSARY IN AMATEUR RADIO
Enos A. Ash, VE1YR ! (Licensed on August 10, 1964.)

Enos relaxing



New Members Always Welcome!
MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL (2017 - 2018) TIME IS HERE!
Dues are only $20 per year for full membership (licensed amateur)
or associate membership (individual interested in amateur radio) plus $10 for
NSARA membership for a total of $30 annually. Support the fine work that SARC and the NSARA does for YOU!
***Please remember that membership dues are necessary to finance club operations - especially the Cape Breton
linked system and Echolink!


Donations of equipment, tools, or funds are always appreciated.




Sydney Amateur Radio Club clubhouse

Please come visit us on Saturday Mornings at the club at
11 St. Bridget Street, Sydney, Nova Scotia.

...from 10 AM until 1 PM or so...


See our location on GOOGLE Map.







Mike Richard Frank George Brian Bob Paul Andrew Phil Bill Greg Patrick Robert

SARC Members, Saturday, June 14, 2014.












SARC Members Installation Crew
at VE1HAM Site


New repeater equipment was installed at the VE1HAM site by SARC members on May 21, 2013. Equipment for the installation was generously provided by the NSARA.



Roy, Greg, Walter, Daryl, George, Paul, Howie, Andrew, John





Next was Cape Smokey,
the VE1CBI Site


New repeater equipment was installed at the VE1CBI site by SARC members on June 9, 2013. Again, equipment for the installation was generously provided by the NSARA.

   

                                Paul, George (at back), Richard, Howie                                   John             Walter                       Roy







Then Kiltarlity,
the VE1KIL Site...


New repeater equipment was installed at the VE1KIL site by SARC members on June 30, 2013. Once again, equipment for the installation was generously provided by the NSARA. (photos: Andrew, VE1AG)

           

      Paul       Frank       Stuart             Richard                                                                                         George      





INTERNATIONAL MARCONI DAY
WAS CELEBRATED AT MARCONI NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE IN GLACE BAY ON SATURDAY, APRIL 20, 2013, STARTING AT 10 AM. THERE WAS NO MEETING AT THE SARC CLUBHOUSE ON THAT DAY !
WE MADE LOTS OF CONTACTS AND HAD A FUN TIME, (USING ROBERT'S FT-990 AND ANTIQUE ASTATIC DN-50 MIC) !

VE1IMD 2013 Logbook here










TEAMWORK AT THE CLUB:


(L to R)   Bill,   Mel (KA4KDZ),   George,   Richard,   Greg,   and Frank   shown with 210A4 repeater antenna.
June 15, 2013.















    George (at top) and Paul (below) installed 210A4 antenna for
    VE1CR repeater on August 31, 2013.
                Thank you for a job safely and professionally done!

             


Bill on the Rope








George, VE1GV shown re-linking VE1CR to the system

       

VE1CR was temporarily un-linked, but is now back on the Cape Breton repeater system.




Please come visit us on Saturday Mornings at the club at
11 St. Bridget St., Sydney, NS. , 10 AM until 1 PM...

See our location on GOOGLE Map.





Robert, VE1RMG     George, VE1GV     Daryl, VE1KI     Bill, VE1DM              



SYDNEY AMATEUR RADIO CLUB
NEW MEMBERS and RENEWALS WELCOME - - PLEASE RENEW NOW for 2017-18 !









SATURDAY MORNING RAGCHEW



Here are the friendly members of the SARC ready to welcome you to the Saturday morning ragchew! EVERYONE IS WELCOME - especially those interested in getting licensed as an amateur radio operator!

Every Saturday, from 10 AM 'til 1 PM...


Enos     Daryl   Richard   George        Frank   and           Bill





       George,    Mel,    Enos, Joe, Richard, Daryl





Our esteemed past president about to rule on important matters of procedure...


Bill, VE1DM, admired and respected for his innumerable contributions to amateur radio and SARC in particular, is our most beloved member for his warmth and caring for others! We salute you, Bill!





Paul, Bill, Jim, Frank at SARC, Saturday, August 9, 2014.




Welcome to our former youngest Member:



Erik, VE1FE - Licensed at age 14 - Former callsign VE7IFE.




PROJECT!

STUART, VE1AJ WITH 40M XCVR PROJECT






Here is Greg VE1SYN, our youngest member, just after passing Basic with Honours!









Enos with Bill at SARC, March 16, 2013. They are watching Youtube video of Col. Doug Wheelock making amateur radio contacts aboard the ISS.

Youtube video of Col. Doug Wheelock making amateur radio contacts aboard the ISS.









Enos with Richard at SARC, Sept. 15, 2012.

Click for a CB Post story about Enos.






The Sydney Amateur Radio Club operates and maintains
VE1VAS / VA1VAS at the Marconi National Historic Site.
For more MARCONI related information, please visit:
VE1VAS / VA1VAS - SARC Marconi Page.



VA1 VAS QSL Card.

This card depicts the Marconi National Historic Site, Glace Bay, NS.
Why not visit the Marconi National Historic Site

Another interesting page is the Marconi National Historic Site Wikipedia article.




Also, check out The Cape Breton Wireless Heritage Society page.







Spotlight on Marconiís Transatlantic Wireless Work In Canada by Henry M. Bradford from "DISTANT SPARKS" the Long Island Radio & Television Historical Society publication Vol. 13, Issue 1, copy 2.
Thanks to Mr. Bradford and the Long Island Radio & Television Historical Society!






SARC members at Marconi's former residence, Marconi Towers, Tower Road, Glace Bay - October 17, 2007. 20 M Yagi was used for contacting Clifden, Ireland.




Michael McCormack's Lumiere 2014 "BEACON" video











Please sign our guestbook!






73, Sydney Amateur Radio Club