CF31CER, the station set up by the Elgin Amateur Radio Society to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Elgin Regiment is now QRT.
In total, 320 contacts were made, one of the last was with the club station at Purdue University in Lafayette, Ind. Any one looking for confirmation of your contact with our station should email us at CF31CER@gmail.com with your call and contact number. Thanks for all the contacts from all of the operators of the station,
73 al ve3gam
Operated CF31CER yesterday (Sept 26) in the afternoon, The bands were not good. I did manage to make 12 contacts over a period of an hour though. All of my contacts were on 40m, tuned across the other bands and heard very little.
Only a few more days to activate the special call being used to commemorate the 150 anniversary of the Elgin Regiment here in St Thomas, Ontario. Look for us on the air Thursday evening this week. Last day of operation is the 30th. Thanks for all the contacts to everyone contacted, for a nice certificate to confirm the contact, send us your call and contact number to firstname.lastname@example.org.
73, al ve3gam
On the air again…
CF31CER will be on the air from 2300Z Thurs Sept 22 to 0100Z Fri Sept 23 (7-9 pm EDT)
Primary frequencies to be used will be around 7.175 mhz on 40M and 14.240 mhz on 20M. I will be looking for a friend in Alberta on 14.140 at 2330Z. Give us a listen, then get our nice confirmation certificate by sending us your call and contact number to email@example.com.
CF31CER, special station on the air during September, commemorating the 150th anniversary of the The Elgins, the 31st Combat Engineers Regiment here in St Thomas, ON, Canada.
Last count, 162 contacts were made during the 24-hour operation Sept. 10-11 1200-1200. Look for the station on the air during September, I will post times and frequencies here if I can. Thanks for the contacts, 73
For a nice certificate confirming your contact with the station, please send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your call and contact number and we will send you a certificate by return email. The image on the certificate is a copy of a painting at the regiment.
References: information about the regiment | wiki information
Bill VE3SRH just knocking them down on 40 meters this afternoon, club president Worth VE3BTC sits in the background.
To get the certificate for confirming the contact with CF31CER, just send us your call and contact number to CF31CER@gmail.comr and we will send you a persnoalized certificate confirming the contact with CF31CER:
The station will be on the air until 1200 UTC Sunday Sept. 11, 7175 on 40 seems to be a popular operating frequency for the station, but if conditions are good, we will be on other bands as well.
NO3M created a 1930s Field Day vintage radio station for use in Field Day 2016. Nice looking station, certainly not minimalist and perhaps not totally chirp free, but it is nice looking job at such short notice.
Link: W8CDX Field Day 2016
EARS will be operating Field Day 2016 at the Keystone Complex in Shedden, ON from 10 AM Saturday June 25 until 12 noon Sunday June 26. Come on out and visit us.
Link to times when the Field Day bulletins will be sent out: 2016-w1aw-sked