Month: June 2018

Receive SSTV from Space June 29-July 1

RAC – ARISS Russia is planning a special Slow Scan Television (SSTV) event from the International Space Station Station around 09:00 GMT on Friday, June 29 and continuing until 18:30 GMT Sunday, July 1. Supporting this event is a computer on the ISS Russian Segment, which stores images that...

Field Day 2018: June 23-24

ARRL – ARRL Field Day is the single most popular on-the-air event held annually in the US and Canada. On the fourth weekend of June of each year, more than 40,000 Radio Amateurs gather with their clubs, groups or simply with friends to operate from remote locations. Field Day...

VE3OBI DMR is back online!

[UPDATED] The VE3OBI DMR is back online on 442.1375 (CC1) and my DMR page has been updated. Based on conversations so far, it seems OBI will be on the BrandMeister network and is located in the Raglan, ON area.  Currently, there are no repeaters in the Durham area, that...

PGP Key

Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) is an encryption program that provides cryptographicprivacy and authentication for data communication. PGP is used for signing, encrypting, and decrypting texts, e-mails, files, directories, and whole disk partitions and to increase the security of e-mail communications. Phil Zimmermann developed PGP in 1991. PGP and similar software follow the OpenPGP standard (RFC 4880)...

Weather Radio

Weatheradio Canada is a Canadian weather radio network that is owned and operated by Environment and Climate Change Canada’s Meteorological Service of Canada division. The network transmits in both official languages (English and French) from 230 sites across Canada. Weatheradio Canada like their telephone service, uses the Starcaster Text to Speech, which has been used for...

CANWARN Spring 2018 Training

[UPDATE] Folks, this spring’s training is now winding down. As a reminder, due to a staff crunch this summer, we won’t be travelling to the Northwest but plan on returning next year. For those of you who have recently attended a training session, please find attached the list of...

Uniden SDS100 Now Available!

A revolutionary new SDR Based scanner that reduces simulcast interference with a completely customization display. With the easy to use ZIP Code or postal code programming it is set up in minutes.  Uniden has once again hit it out of the park with the forthcoming release of the entirely...