A look at how multiple teams practice for a disaster … Amateur radio gets a mention in the first minute or so of the video … Vancouver Sun earthquake simulation coverage Thanks to Eric, VE7EES for passing along the link.
Today we participated in our first Great BC ShakeOut exercise. A big Thank You to everyone who took the time to check-in with us and the other amateur radio groups. We had 23 check-ins plus Pete and myself for a total of 25 participants. Pretty impressive numbers for a Thursday in the middle of the […]
For our Great BC ShakeOut exercise tomorrow we’ll be linking the VE7RBY VHF and UHF repeaters so that you can check-in using either frequency. This will be my first time manually linking the repeaters … good practice for me and a good test of the written instructions … so your patience is appreciated in the event I run […]
We’re still working out a few of the details for our Great BC ShakeOut drill this Thursday, but the important part to remember is to: do your own drill first, then check-in to our net on the RBY VHF repeater (145.350 with a tone of 127.3) starting at 10:30am The net will last approx. 1 […]
We’ve had a bit of a hiccup with our club email address the past little while and we’re happy to announce that we’ve got them working again. Yeah! If you’ve sent any messages to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com in the past couple of weeks please resend them and we’ll get back to you as soon as […]
The results are in from the Victoria ARDF 2m fox-hunt held on Saturday Sept. 15th by the Friendship Amateur Radio Society. It was a super nice and sunny day. Our Thanks go out to the Victoria hosts who made everyone’s stay very pleasant. The course at Beaver Lake Park had an estimated minimum-length run to all […]
Yeah! It’s finally happening … the website is getting a much needed update. Actually it’s more like a major overhaul. While a lot of work has already been done, there’s still a whole bunch left to do … like adding all the old content back in. We’ll probably also be tweaking the colours and photos […]
The Club repeaters are presently located atop Mt. Seymour.
The VE7RBY repeater system consists of the following:
- VHF 145.350 MHz (-600)
- VHF 224.800 MHz (-1.6)
- UHF 442.850 MHz (+5)
All repeaters require a Tone of 127.3 Hz
The Club Net is held on the VHF repeater, 145.350 MHz (-600), on Monday nights at 8pm.