Heathkit SB-200 Linear For Sale – SOLD

The Heathkit SB-200 provides 1200W PEP SSB (1000W CW) on 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters using a pair of 572B tubes. The front panel features load, tuning and band adjustments plus a fairly easy to read SWR meter. The back panel has RCA phono input and SO-239 output. This amp is in great condition and is working. Contact rizzipeter at hotmail.com or ve7hmn at shaw.ca for more information.

Temporary RNH Repeater in Place

Patrick, VE7FAT has assembled and programmed some surplus Vella Radio equipment as a temporary replacement of the VE7RNH repeater and installed it at the Granite Peak site on Wednesday, July 16th.  It has a bit of a de-sensing problem due to operating without a duplexer (it has a separate receiving antenna from the RNH collinear that is being used as the transmitting antenna).

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Copper Island Activation in September is a Go!

Following an exchange of several emails to provide information and clarification of details, I received word today from Wes DeArmond, Thompson Eastern Lakes Area Supervisor with the Ministry of Environment, that SARC will be permitted to run an Island Activation station from Copper Island in September.  We will have to adhere to strict environmental standards while staging the event, but it has been approved.

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