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    BC HAM Wins RAC Scholarship

    Al Eros, VE4ZB – RAC Scholarship Coordinator It is with great pleasure that RAC British Columbia / Yukon Director Keith Witney, VE7KW and Scholarship Chair Al Eros, VE4ZB, announce the awarding of a $1,000 scholarship to Levente Buzás, VA7QF, on behalf of all Radio Amateurs of Canada members. Levente is a graduate research student at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Victoria in British Columbia.  Every year, through the RAC Foundation, Radio Amateurs of Canada provides grants and scholarships to worthy community programs and to young Canadian Amateurs who are studying at the post-secondary level. RAC operates the RAC Foundation in cooperation with the Community…

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    US Ham Wins Tower Battle

    A Massachusetts ham had won a battle with his local jurisdiction over the construction of a ham tower. To read the rest of story go to http://www.arrl.org/news/massachusetts-court-okays-amateur-radio-tower-citing-board-of-appeals-error

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    SSTV From the International Space Station Aug 6 2021

    The following information was received from the ARRL SB SPACE ARL ARLS009ARLS009 SSTV Transmissions Scheduled from ISS Friday and Saturday, August 6 – 7, Russian cosmonauts onboard theInternational Space Station (ISS) will transmit slow-scan television(SSTV) images from the station on 145.800 MHz FM. They will use SSTVmode PD-120. The transmissions are part of the Moscow AviationInstitute SSTV experiment (MAI-75) and will be sent via RS0ISS, theham station in the Russian Zvezda (Service) module using a KenwoodTM-D710 transceiver. The announced schedule is August 6, 1050 – 1910 UTC and August 7,0950 – 1555 UTC. Dates and times are subject to change. For stationsin the ISS footprint, the RS0ISS signal should be easy to copy on ahandheld…

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    Radio Amateurs of Canada Summer Hours 2021

     Summer Hours for RAC HQ: Monday to Thursday, from 10 am to 4 pm EST The RAC Head Office in Ottawa remains closed to visitors to ensure the safety of RAC operating staff and volunteers, and the majority of activities and responsibilities of the RAC administration are being performed remotely. We continue to monitor and respond to telephone calls and to email messages sent to RAC HQ. As of Friday, July 16, the RAC telephone and email system will be staffed from Monday to Thursday, from 10 am to 4 pm EST until August 30. Starting in September, regular hours will resume from Monday through Friday, 10 am to 4 pm…

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    An Update on the Canadian Amateur Hall of Fame

    Fred Orsetti, VE7IO, has stepped down from the Hall of Fame Board. Thank you for all your work Fred. To learn more go to Thank You Fred ! The Canadian Amateur Radio Hall of Fame (CARHOF) is administered by an independent Board of Trustees, one per province, appointed by the Directors of Radio Amateurs of Canada. Fred Orsetti, VE7IO, has served on the Hall of Fame Board of Trustees for 12 years as the representative from British Columbia and has recently decided to step down from this position. The Board sincerely thanks Fred for his dedicated service and contribution to the Hall of Fame and Amateur Radio in Canada. Fred was…

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    July -August of eTCA Available for Download

    The July August 2021 edition of eTCA is now available Welcome to the July-August 2021 issue of The Canadian Amateur The electronic TCA (eTCA) version of the July-August 2021 TCA is now available for viewing or download. The paper version is now being processed by the printer, but it will be delayed as a result of COVID-19. Stay tuned to the RAC website for additional information. To download your copy please make sure you are logged into the RAC website and then visit: https://www.rac.ca/digitaltca/

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