the Toronto Amateur Radio club, VE3TNC
Welcome to our "Under
Construction" home page.
Regular meeting :
The meeting is the third Monday
27th of May 2013 at 7:30 PM.
TARC May Club Meeting:
Our meeting will be held in the new
Edithvale Community Centre.
Here are the details:
TARC Club Meeting:
Date: 27 May 2013
Location: New Edithvale Community Centre
131 Finch Ave. West
(Note: this is really the same location as before,
just the address has changed on the new building!).
New Room: “Banquet Room” (Ground floor).
If you enter through the doors from the parking lot, walk past
the stairs on the right and turn right. Proceed down the hall
on the ground floor. The Banquet Room is down the hall at the end.
Alternate Room: Art Studio "B" (Second floor) is now the alternate room
which we should be in if our new room is booked.
If you enter through the doors from the parking lot, either:
a) Walk towards the elevator, take it to the second floor, then walk
straight out of the elevator and turn across the catwalk and the
room is ahead on the on the left
b) Go up the stairs to the right and across the catwalk and down
the hall and the room will be on the left.
A link to the map is below:
http://maps.google.ca/Edithvale Community Centre
will be the eighth meeting
of the year (Sept - June meeting season),
The delegated phone
people and email notifiers
are reminded to let everyone know a week ahead. Thanks.
Topics and Agenda:
IMPORTANT: This month’s meeting will be held in the “Banquet Room” on the ground floor
. 1) Opening Remarks & Admin Updates – Executive
. 2) ARES Net Operations-Malcolm VE3BGD Net Controller (8:00~8:15PM)
. 3) Event T-Shirts and Donations
. 4) Field Day Location and Preparations
. 5) Lighthouse Discussion & Preparations Event T-Shirts and Donations
We will be discussing preparations for both the International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend (iilw.net) as well as Field Day.
*** REMINDER: 2013 Club membership dues are due!
The membership fee has unchanged this year again and is still $20.00!.
Please see Malcolm at the meeting. ***
Remember anyone interested in the hobby is invited to attend.
There is no pressure to become a member for the first couple of meetings.
After that we hope you would like to join us as a full time member and
membership at this time is still only $20.00/year.
Ladies this is not just a man’s world...we do have some of very proficient
female operators but we would like to see more get into the hobby!
Attend the meeting and see what Ham Radio is all about!
Please try to make this meeting as I can assure you
we will be striving to make it more than just interesting.
Guests are welcome.
The table below is a proposed TARC Club meeting schedule:
| Month || Date || Proposed Topic
|| September || 17 || Review of Field Day, etc.
|| October || 15 || pre-Elections for Executive
|| November || 19 || Elections for Executive
|| December || 17 || Replaced by a 'Christmas' dinner
|| January || 21 || Ares / filters / club project
|| February || 25 || FreeDV, Digital voice s/w
|| March || 18 || 2013 Field Day and ILW
|| April || 15 || Field Day planning
|| May || 27 || Field Day planning
|| June || 17 || Field Day final prep
Minutes From Previous Meetings.
-- Awaiting an update from
Notice: (For 2012/2013)
Regular club meetings resumed
on the third Monday of September, 2012.
Basic and Morse Code classes/training will be run as needed and if there are
enough requests, we need 3 or 4 at least. Self-study options with extra help is also possible.
Next Teaching Meeting will tentatively be --- in the fall, 2013,
on interest and room availability in the new facility.
The courses for new Hams and code
practice should begin again in September/October 2012
and continued through to March/April 2013 as needed. (Location to be
Testing usually begins in January, but can be arranged as needed
through to May/June.
Interested people are always
encouraged to join, late starters can always
catch up if you are determined ... and of course, there is always next
view of Larry (VA3LDM) up a tower re-aiming a beam with a busted rotator.(118k)
view after the beam was manually re-aimed.. (118k)
simple map/layout of the building for the Meeting Location.
(Note -- this is the old building -- needs to be updated)
info on TARC (Toronto Amateur Radio Club)
links to hundred's of other HAM places.
Day "What to Bring" document (2012 version).
Adobe Acrobat Reader).
Day "Simple Map to 2012 Site" document.
Adobe Acrobat Reader).
further information, email me at the address
below, or just show up at the classroom on a meeting night.
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