The annual Scarborough Mandarin MS Walk returns to Guild Park this year. The walk takes place on Sunday, May 6 from 8:30 to about 12:00 (check-in is at 8:30, walk starts at 10:00).
The 5 km route starts and ends at the Guild Inn Estate, 201 Guildwood Parkway. Radio amateurs help provide communication support to the organizers and volunteers.
If you are interested in helping, please contact Malcolm Kendall
From Ken VE3FIT, via Gord VE3CNA and courtesy of the MicroHAMS group:
Joe K1JT video about WSJT-X
Thanks to Rod VE3SOY the 10 metre CW beacon is back on the air. The frequency is 28.2653 MHz.
Bill VE3PA and Bert VE3NR have been conducting a rag-chew 10m net on Thursday nights at 7 PM local time on 28.730 MHz USB, and on Sunday morning, CW from 10:00 to 10:30 then USB phone. Check in any time and say hello.
Update: the beacon is currently off the air for repairs.
Spring is (almost) here, and it's time for a new beginning.
The Scarborough Amateur Radio Club returns to the Seniors' Lounge at Don Montgomery Community Centre (2467 Eglinton Avenue East, near Kennedy subway) starting on March 12 at 7:00 PM.
See you there!
Earle Cardozo, VE3KCO, became a silent key on January 4, 2018.
Earle was a long-time member of SARC, enjoyed CW and taught code. He and his wife Edith had recently moved to Penetanguishene, Ontario.
CARDOZO, Earle VE3 KCO (Retired from Imperial Oil) of Scarborough, ON, passed away January 4, 2018 at the age of 88 years. Survived by his loving wife Edith, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews and well loved by his huge extended family. Memorial Service to be held on April 14, 2018, Visitation 11 a.m. - 12 noon, with service to follow at McDougall & Brown Funeral Home, 2900 Kingston Rd., Toronto, ON. Donations, in lieu of flowers, may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, the Alzheimer Society or the OSPCA.
Season's Greetings from the Scarborough Amateur Radio Club. The club is currently in hibernation, but plans are underway to resume in the near future. If you are interesting in joining us, please contact us for more information.
Introduction to the Senators Club by Harvey VE3LLO, retyped for clarity by Gord VE3CNA
Gord VE3CNA scanned this SARC newsletter from January 1997 for your reading pleasure.
From Gord, VE3CNA:
Further to Bert's email (thanks Bert) about the passing of our old friend, Peter Prasad, VE3FJI who passed away on Friday, October 6, 2017, here is a link to the funeral home with details.
Peter had been a long-time member of Scarborough ARC and was a regular check-in to the 10 meter net on 28.730.
I just got home from the cottage to receive the news from Earle, VE3KCO.
73 de Gord, VE3CNA
GLUCK, P.Eng., David Passed away peacefully in his 100th year on August 23, 2017 in Richmond Hill. David was born in Welland, Ontario on December 17, 1917. Son of the late Stefan and Mary Gluch. Predeceased by his five younger brothers, William, Jacob, John, Joseph and Marion. Beloved husband of 74 ½ years to the late Katherine Gluck. Loving father to son Terry, daughter Judy and her husband Andy Zrnec. Dear grandfather to Kevin Simpson, Sierra and Jessie Zrnec. David was a longtime resident of Leaside (Toronto), Ontario. He spent over 60 summers at the family cottage he built on Midland Point, Georgian Bay. David's long and enjoyable professional career as a Mechanical Engineer included working at the Canada Post Office, Gateway Facility, Engineering Dept., Dilworth, Secord and Meigher, Senior Engineer in Advanced Technology Division; Ferranti-Packard Limited, Electronic Division Research and Development Engineer – Project Engineer. David held several mechanical patents. Upon retirement David became a ham radio operator (call sign VE3MLC) and was a member of the Senators Ham Radio Club, Scarborough, Ontario. The family would like to thank the staff at Oak Ridges Retirement Community for their kindness and loving attention. A private interment of David and Katherine will be held on Thursday, August 31st at Lakeview Cemetery, Midland, Ontario. Donations in David's memory to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Online condolences may be left at www.thompsonfh-aurora.com