Previous NSARC TechTopics meetings
 
2004 (start time 7 pm)
June 7 Organizing Meeting Minutes
July 12 Station Equipment John VA7JW Minutes
July 28 HF Antenna Review John VA7JW Minutes
Aug 9 Transmission Lines John VA7JW Presentation
Sept 20 Antennas John VA7JW Presentation
Nov 8 HF Propagation Nick VA7NRM Presentation
       
2005 (start time 7 pm)
Jan 12 Receivers, Part 1* Adam VA7OJ Presentation
Feb 24 Receivers, Part 2* Adam VA7OJ Presentation
Mar 30 Receivers, Part 3* Adam VA7OJ Presentation
Sept 22 EMO HF Stn.Training John VA7JW Presentation
Oct 27 HF Linear Amplifiers Adam VA7OJ Presentation
Nov 24 Smith Chart, Tuners Nick VA7NRM Presentation
*This is a series.
2006 (start time 7 pm)
Jan 26 Radio Room Tour VA7OJ, VA7AM  
Feb 23 DSP in HF Radios Adam VA7OJ Presentation
Mar 23 RF Instrumentation All  
Apr 27 Digital Modulation & Modems Nick VA7NRM Presentation
May 25 Computers in Ham Radio Dave VA7AM Presentation
June 22 Final prep. for Field Day Jan VE7LET  
July-Aug. Summer Break    
Sept. 28 Hilberling PT-8000 HF Xcvr Adam VA7OJ Presentation
Oct. 26 Small Antennas John VA7JW Presentation
Nov. 23 HF Propagation John VA7JW VA7JW K9LA
Dec. 28 Xmas Break    
2007 (start time 7.30 pm.)
Jan. 25 Tower Failure Review John VA7JW Presentation
Feb. 22 Meeting cancelled    
Mar. 22 DX Cluster Dave VA7AM Presentation
Apr. 26 Intro. to Rig Interfaces John VA7JW Presentation
May 31 HF Power Meter Project Dino VE7XDT  
June 28 HF Antenna Work Party   Contact VA7JW
July-Aug. Summer Break    
Sept. 27 The New HF-1 Station VA7JW, VA7OJ Presentation
Oct. 25 Logbook of the World & eQSL Barrie VE7HBS
Nov. 22 Direct-Sampling SDR Adam VA7OJ Presentation
Dec. No meeting! Next HF Group meeting Jan. 24, 2008.
 
2008 (start time 7.30 pm.)
Jan. 24 HF Tube Amplifier,MMTTY Tips VA7JW, VA7AM Presentation
Feb. 28 More on Interfaces John VA7JW Presentation
Mar. 27 Antennas, ATU's, etc. Discussion  
Apr. 24 More on Antennas Discussion  
May 22 Kenpro KR5400 Rotor Repair VA7JW Presentation
June 26 Field Day 2008 finalization VE7LET  
July-August Summer Break    
Sept. 25 DX'ing:Operating,Spots etc. VA7JW Presentation
Oct. 30 Spots: VE7CC Cluster VA7JW Presentation
Nov. 27 RF Grounds & Noise VA7JW, VE7RIJ Presentation
December Xmas Break    
 
2009 (start time 7.30 pm.)
Jan. 15 EZNEC, Antenna Modelling VA7JW Presentation
Feb. 26 Meeting cancelled    
Mar. 26 Logger32 & IC-7600 Intro VE7QC, VA7OJ Logger32  IC-7600
Apr. 23 Error Correcting Protocols VA7NRM Presentation
May 26 (Tue) Open Discussion on Antennas  
June 25 Field Day Planning FD Manager  
July-Aug. Summer Break    
Sep. 24 RF Test & Measurement VE7WRS, VA7OJ VE7WRS  VA7OJ
Oct. 22 Trials, tribulations, joys of SDR VE7HBS Presentation
Nov. 26 Technical aspects of SDR VA7NRM Presentation
 
2010 (start time 7.30 pm.)
Jan. 28 Software for Hams Open Discussion  
Feb. 25 Group Learning w/VOACAP Dave VA7AM VOACAP Link
Mar. 25 Elevated Verticals John VA7JW Presentation
Apr. 22 WSPR & WSJT 65 Modes Barrie VE7HBS Presentation
May 27 LOTW and EQSL Barrie VE7HBS  
June 24 Field Day Preparation Gordon VA7GAP  
July-Aug. Summer Break    
Sept. 23 Field Strength, Antenna Factor and S meters John VA7JW Presentation
Oct. 28 Listening to Amateur Radio signals without a radio or antenna Dave VA7AM Presentation
Nov. 25 Meeting cancelled    
 
2011 (start time 7:30 pm.)
Jan. 27 Notes on Lightning John VA7JW Presentation
Feb. 24 The Average HF Station -  you wish! Dave VA7AM  
Feb. 24 Solderless, Non-Crimp Coax Connectors John VA7JW Presentation
Mar. 24 Magnetics: Ferrites, Beads and Baluns John VA7JW Presentation
Apr. 28 WinMor sound-card TNC Barrie VE7HBS Presentation
May 26 PJ2T World Class Contest Station Dave VA7AM  
Jun 23 Field Day Preparation Bas VE7RIJ  
Jul-Aug Summer Recess
Sep 22 Space Weather Part 1 - The Sun John VA7JW Presentation
Oct 27 Space Weather Part 2 - Solar Indices John VA7JW Presentation
Nov 24 Explaining ARRL Technical Reviews of Radios Adam VA7OJ Presentation
Dec 23 No meeting (Xmas Break)    
       
2012 (start time 7:30 pm.)
Jan 26 DXLab in Detail VA7AM, VA7OJ  
Feb 23 Ground Plane Verticals, Tuned Radials Don VE7DS  
Mar 22 Ionospheric Propagation Nick VA7NRM  
Apr 26 The Elecraft K3 HF Transceiver Keith VE7MID  
May 24 HK0NA Malpelo DXpedition Steve VE7CT  
Jun-Jul-Aug Summer Recess    
Sep. 27 SteppIR Antenna Failures, Repairs & Remedies John VA7JW  
Oct. 25 Radial-less Verticals Keith VE7MID  
Nov. 22 Noise Power Ratio Testing of HF Receivers Adam VA7OJ  
Dec. 27 No meeting (Xmas Break)    
       
2013 (start time 7:30 pm.)
Jan 25 Meeting cancelled    
Feb 28 Economy Lightning Protection John VA7JW  
Mar. 13 (SARC) Small Antennas Revisited John VA7JW  
Mar 28 RFI/EMI Keith VE7KW  
Apr 25 Open Forum: Antennas VA7JW, VA7OJ  
May 23 N1MM: Advanced Usage Dave VA7AM
Jun-Jul-Aug Summer Recess    
Sep. 26 250W Low-IMD HF MOSFET Amplifier Les VA7OM  
Oct. 24 Logbook of the World (LOTW) Dave VA7AM  
Nov. 28 HF Terrain Assessment (HFTA) John VA7JW
Dec. 26 No meeting (Xmas Break)    
       
2014 (start time 7:30 pm.)
Jan 23 WSPR & Antenna Performance Keith VE7KW  
Feb 27 DX Operating Techniques Dave VA7AM  
Mar 27 Issues & Advances in HF Receiver Testing Adam VA7OJ  
Apr 24 Annual Q & A Session John VA7JW  
May 22 Antennas & Rigging John VA7JW  
Jun  26 No meeting    
Jul-Aug Summer Break - no meetings    
Sep 25 3DA0ET Swaziland DXpedition Keith VE7KW  
Oct 23 Why you need a Current Balun John VA7JW  
Nov 27 Flex-6700 Direct-Sampling SDR Transceiver Adam VA7OJ  
  (courtesy FlexRadio Systems Inc. Large file.)    
Dec 25 Xmas Break - no meeting    
 
2015 (start time 7:30 pm.)
Jan 29 Ham Radio Software Dave VA7AM  
Feb 26 Predistortion PA Linearization (NR0V video) Nick VA7NRM  
Mar 26 MDSR Ver. 3.0 Alex VE7DXW  
Apr 23 K-Line - overview of Elecraft products Keith VE7KW  
May 28 Quartz Crystals, Oscillators & Filters Adam VA7OJ  
Jun 25 Field Day Planning    
Jul-Aug Summer Break - no meetings    
Sep 24 150 Years EM Pioneers: Maxwell's Equations John VA7JW  
Oct 22 Preview of the Icom IC-7300 SDR HF Transceiver (HTML) Adam VA7OJ  
Nov 26 160/80/40m Trap Dipole & Off-Centre Fed Antennas Keith VE7KW  
 
2016 (start time 7:30 pm.)
Jan 28 PJ2T Contest Station Update Dave VA7AM  
Feb 25 The G5RV Antenna (guest speaker) Brian VE7JKZ  
Mar 24 Weatherproofing the PL-259 Connection John VA7JW  
Apr 28 A DIY Plotting HF Antenna Analyzer Rob Peterson VA7RGP  
May 26 Field Day Planning Bas VE7RIJ, FD Manager  
Jun 23 Last-Minute FD Planning (if reqd.) No meeting unless reqd.  
Jul-Aug Summer Break - no meetings    
Sep 22 Antenna Radiation John VA7JW  
Oct 27 Meeting cancelled    
Nov 24 Repair & Replace Roof Antennas John VA7JW, Keith VE7KW  
Dec 22 Xmas Break - no meeting    
 
2017 (start time 7:30 pm.)
Jan 26 JT65 & JT9 Propagation Modes Nick VA7NRM C
Feb 23 Tower Regs & Installations John VA7JW, Ed VE7EF C
Mar 23 A New Look at SDR Testing Adam VA7OJ C
Apr 27 Active Antennas Keith VE7KW C
May 25 Yagi Antennas - how they work John VA7JW C
Jun 22 Field Day Planning Adam VA7KRZ C
Jul-Aug Summer Break - no meetings    
Sep 28 Introduction to FT8 - the newest mode Mark VE7AFZ C
Oct 26 Vintage Test Equipment Show & Tell Mark VE7AFZ C
Nov 23 Monitoring PNW VHF propagation Mark VE7AFZ C
Dec 28 Meeting cancelled   X
 
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