Month: May 2018

Sentinel 2.00.08 (NXDN and SDS100 Support)

Software package published by Uniden, for their HomePatrol-1 & HomePatrol-2 or BCD436HP & BCD536HP scanners, now also available for the new SDS100.  Freeware that allowing all users to download and try, before purchase of the scanners. Both version give the user the ability to Update Firmware, Update the Radio Reference Data Base (RRDB), build, create, edit and maintain...

Federal Government Buying New Weather Radar

The federal government is moving to improve Canada’s ability to warn people about severe weather, including tornadoes. The government announced on May 28, 2017 that it has signed an $83-million contract for 20 state-of-the-art weather radars that are to be built across the country over seven years starting this...

First Heat Event of 2018 Summer Season

The first heat event of the season is setting up for Monday and Monday night for portions of Southwestern Ontario and the Golden Horseshoe Area. A warm and humid airmass is expected to move into Southern Ontario on Monday May 28th. The daytime maximum temperatures are likely to reach...

Welcome to VA3DBJ.ca

Welcome to VA3DBJ.ca. We are situated in Clarington, within Durham Region.  This site is dedicated to radio communications in the Durham Region, Northumberland, Kawartha Lakes and Peterborough area. The primary focus will be Amateur Radio, but I do spend a lot of time on other areas with my assortment...

A Clear Summer Day in Southern Ontario

A clear summer day in southern Ontario. Halfway through my one week vacation, just enjoying the clear and summer day, while monitoring the radios. For once, I actually scheduled vacation and had great weather....

DMR in Durham Region Area

For updated DMR information, click here. The following DMR repeaters are available in the Durham Region area. BrandMeister Network VE3SBX – Ajax – 442.3625 – CC3 VE3LBN – Oshawa – 443.9875 – CC3 VA3WIK – Singhampton – 442.1875 – CC4 VE3NUS – Toronto – 444.2875 – CC1 TalkGroups 9...