Upcoming Events – November,2011.

Upcoming Events – November,2011. .


Special Event Station VA3AAR: 150th Birth Anniversary of Dr. James Naismith, Almonte Native, Inventor of Basketball

Sponsored by the Almonte Amateur Radio Club Inc. with the Dr. James Naismith Basketball Foundation and the Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority

Date: Sunday, November 6, 2011, 24 hour operation 0000-2359 UTC (8:00 p.m. Eastern November 5 to 8:00 p.m. Eastern November 6)

Place: Mill of Kintail, Almonte, Ontario, Canada, Latitude 45.244339 N, Longitude 76.258062 W, FN 15vf, ITU 4, CQ 4

Description: Special Event: VA3AAR celebrating the 150th anniversary of the birth of Dr. James Naismith, Almonte native, to honour the inventor of basketball at the Mill of Kintail near his birthplace. Frequencies: 20 m 14150 kHz ± 5 kHz, 40 m 7250 kHz ± 5 kHz, 80 m near 3755 kHz. (Frequencies subject to adjustment if already in use by other stations).

Special Commemorative QSL: For our public display in the new year, please QSL direct to VE3NCE, P.O. Box 1644, Almonte, Ontario, K0A 1A0, Canada.

For more information regarding VHF and D-STAR contact channels go to: AARC Inc. website:


Email contact Rob Webb VE3UIX, AARC Inc. President, : ve3uix@almontearclub.ca


Subject: GlobalSET November 2011


We are sending to you the information about GlobalSET November 2011.

HQ- Stations of all IARU R2 Member Societies and stations of Emergency Communications Groups are invited by IARU R1 to participate in the next Global Simulated Emergency Test. It is scheduled on Saturday, November 12th, 2011, from 11:00 to 15:00 Local Time.

YV5RNE will be HQ-Region 2 Station on the IARU R2 CoA’s frequencies.

See http://www.iaru-r1.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=873&globalset-rules-12-november-2011&catid=57Ŧglobalset&Itemid=165


Cesar Pio Santos, HR2P


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