2018 North Shore ARC Elections

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At our recent meeting, on January 16, we held elections for our club executive.  Steve VA3TPS, who has served as president for many years, has decided to move north and make his waterfront cottage his permanent  residence.  It was with a sad heart that … Continued

Ride4United Way 2017 Writeup

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This year a handful of our North Shore Amateur Radio Club members came to support the United Way again at their Ride4UnitedWay. Although there were a few ups-and-downs on route due to last minute summer construction and a misunderstanding of … Continued

Surface Mount Tips & Tricks

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As we race to shrink the size of electronics, we all end up at some point needing to work on surface mount devices or SMD. These microscopic parts require a new way of working compared their through hole counterparts. Mike … Continued

ARRL 365

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While driving around, Alex VE3ZSH and Sabrina VA3AXU came across an amateur radio themed license plate unlike your usual callsign issuance. Seems the ministry issued plates in Ontario with the prefix ARRL and the two of them happened upon the … Continued

Which Capacitor Do I Use?

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When building any AC project from an RF oscillator to a power supply, choosing the right capacitor for the job is often more important than you might first expect. In another great video by Mr. Carlson, he breaks down each … Continued