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[RAC-Bulletin] RAC Canada 150 Award Operations Update

RAC Stations Schedule (as of November 27, 2017)

http://wp.rac.ca/rac-canada- 150-award-operations- november27/

Volunteers are needed to activate the 14 RAC stations for the RAC Canada 150 Award. The following schedule is as of November 27, 2017 and new volunteers will be added as the names are submitted. For more information visit http://wp.rac.ca/rac150/

VA2RAC – Andrι Perron, VE2ZT, will operate every weekend until the end of December on various band from 80m to 6m.

VE1RAC – Bob Schofield, VE1RSM, Fred Archibald, VE1FA, Helen Archibald, VA1YL and Scott Nichols, VE1OP, will activate VE1RAC for the rest of 2017.

VE4RAC – Cary Rubenfeld, VE4EA, assisted by other Winnipeg Amateurs, will be operating as VE4RAC from time to time until the end of the year.

VE5RAC – Bj Madsen, VE5FX, is operating as VE5RAC on 20m SSB during the year.

VE6RAC – Hans Mausolf, VE6TK, will be operating as VE6RAC in the ARRL 160 Meter Contest from 2200Z December 1 to 1600Z December 3. At other times during the period November 18 to December 3, Hubert Johnson, VE6AMY, will put VE6RAC on the air. David Gervais, VE6KD, will operate from December 4 to December 10; and Gord Kosmenko, VE6SV, from December 11 until December 31.

VE7RAC – Fred Orsetti, VE7IO, has organized the following volunteers to operate the VE7RAC call sign for the rest of the year: Doug Pichette, VA7DP, Gabor Horvath, VE7JH, Al McNeil, VA7QQ, John Mackay, VE7RB, Al Ross, VE7WJ, Jim Smith, VE7FO, Rebecca Kimoto, VA7BEC, Koji Kimoto, VA7KO, Brian Summers, VE7JKZ, John White, VA7JW, John Schouten, VE7TI and Fred Orsetti, VE7IO. A schedule is available in PDF format (60 kb) and is also provided at: http://wp.rac.ca/rac-canada- 150-award-operations- november27/

VE8RAC – Gerry St Amand, VE8GER, operated from his cabin near Inuvik in the Northwest Territories until December 8.

VE9RAC – Jean-Paul Leblanc, VE9BK and Marcel Leblanc, VE9ML will be activating VE9RAC for the rest of the year. Andy McLellan, VE9DX, is also operating as VE9RAC on digital modes only.

VO1RAC – Boyd Snow, VO1DI, RAC NL Section Manager, has organized several RAC members across Newfoundland to activate VO1RAC as follows: Max Powell, VO1VR, from November 26 to December 2; Ken Tucker, VO1KVT, from December 3-9; Dave Parsons, VO1COD, from December 10-16; Chris Hillier, VO1IDX, from December 17-23; and Boyd Snow, VO1DI, from December 24-31.

VO2RAC – Nazaire Simon, VO2NS, from Labrador City and Chris Allingham, VE3FU/VO2AC, who will be operating a remote station in Goose Bay from Ontario, will be operating as VO2RAC for the rest of the year.

VY0RAC – Mike Shouldice, VY0CF, will once again operate from November 10 to November 30.

VY1RAC – Allen Wootton, VY1KX, will operate VY1RAC from November 4 to December 2 and David Musselwhite, VY1XY, will operate from December 17 to December 23 and in the RAC Canada Winter Contest on December 30. A schedule is provided online at: http://wp.rac.ca/rac-canada- 150-award-operations- november27/

VY2RAC – Greg McCormick, VY2MP, Ron Huybers, VY2HR and Ken McCormick, VY2RU, will continue to activate VY2RAC through the end of 2017.

The best way to keep tabs on the activations will probably be by watching the DX Cluster (e.g., dxsummit.fi).

We are hoping to get all of RAC stations on the air for the RAC Canada Winter Contest on December 30.

For more information on the RAC Canada 150 Award and how to volunteer to activate a RAC station please visit http://wp.rac.ca/rac150/ and http://wp.rac.ca/volunteers- needed-to-activate-for-rac- canada-150-award/


Alan Griffin
RAC MarCom Director

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Posted by: VY2WRV - Richard on Nov 27, 17 | 8:23 pm | Profile

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