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MIRA Meeting Presentations and Lunch – March 20th, 2018

Don Discussing Field Day 2018                                Terry ‘Adjusting the Magnetic Poles’ Group Lunch at Thalassas

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Hospot? ZUMspot!?

Hotspot? ZUMspot?!? I have been trying out a new gadget of late. A ZUMspot Multimode Digital Hotspot. It is a Raspberry Pi hat (small board that plugs into a Pi Zero, Pi2 or Pi3). This is one of several Hotspots … Continue reading

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Satellite QSO

For anyone wanting to try their hand at a satellite QSO there is a new LEO Sat up and activated (November 2017) which is fairly easy to work: AO-91 (43017, FOX-1B) This past week I made contact with WC7V in … Continue reading

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Feb 8, 2018 -The Trainers

The appreciation luncheon for the instructors that took part in the training for the new hams Basic Course.  Held on Feb  8, 2018 at the Thalassa Restaurant in Qualicum Beach. Nine students took the course and five have passed the exam, … Continue reading

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2018

WHAT’S GOING ON WITH THE MID ISLAND RADIO ASSOCIATION (MIRA) IN EARLY 2018? POSTED BY DON, VE7AX  FEBRUARY 5, 2018 WEBSITE UPDATE If you are a frequent visitor to this website, you will note that it has been minimally maintained … Continue reading

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Operating on UHF and VHF

Since our hand held portables are battery operated and are relative short range equipment not many of us carry our radio with us all the time.  If we are getting together for some purpose we agree to monitor a specific … Continue reading

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Programming Your Hand Held (HT) Radio

Do you feel comfortable programming your hand-held (HT) so that you have all the settings for the repeaters in memory? We do that so that we don’t have to fumble around setting frequencies and tones when we need to switch … Continue reading

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Weekly Club Net Moving to UHF

As of Sunday January 29, 2017 MIRA will be changing venue from VHF to UHF for the 9:00 am net.  After reviewing the results of 9 weeks of testing VE7SYD it was decided at the recent executive meeting to make … Continue reading

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