RAC Ontario Sections Bulletin for January 30th, 2021
ONTARIO SECTION NEWS
1. ONTARS News
Ontars is asking for donations to assist John, VE3BQH
rebuild. For the information, follow the link.
-- Barry, VE3ISX ONTARS Net Manager
2. 2021 Propagation Summit
Session Recordings Available
YouTube recordings and PDF
files from the 2021 Propagation Summit hosted on January 23 by
Contest University are available. More than 1,000 logged in for
the sessions. Each presentation
begins approximately on the
hour. You can advance the video to the presentation you wish to view.
•11 AM – “Update on the Personal Space
Weather Station Project and HamSCI Activities for 2021”
by Dr. Nathaniel Frissell, W2NAF
•12 Noon – “Solar
Cycle 25 Predictions and Progress” by Carl Luetzelschwab, K9LA
•1 PM – “Maximizing Performance of HF Antennas
with Irregular Terrain” by Jim Breakall, WA3FET
PM – “HF Propagation: What to Expect During the Rising
Years of Solar Cycle 25,”
Slides decks are available for each
presentation in PDF format.
3. 2021 State QSO Party Challenge
(and Provinces too)
The annual State QSO Party Challenge
recognizes all radio amateurs’ participation in the
State and Canadian Province QSO parties. It is open to any radio
participates in any of the approved State QSO
Parties (SQPs). Participants must simply
submit their scores to
3830Scores.com to be included in the Challenge. Of course you
submit your entry to the sponsor of each QSO party as well.
are 45 individual contests, starting on the weekend of February
See the website for information, rules and a contest
4. Six meters, the magic band.
to explore what 6 metres has to offer? Here is an e-book on the
and the modes you can utilize.
K5ND is a retired publishing director and freelance author.
-- thanks to the Ontario VHF Association for the link.
This concludes this week's bulletin.
Bulletin sent from Official Bulletin Manager
by: Paul Caccamo <va3pc @ rac.ca>