Discover Amateur Radio
Saturday, April 27, 2024


RARC is presently calling presenters for the upcoming Seminar.
General theme is ' Technology Advancing Amateur Radio'
Audio/visual presentations are 20 to 30 minutes and followed by discussions.


- Amateur Radio in Orbit: AMSAT, CubeSats, OSCARs
- ARISS: QSOs with International Space Space Station astronauts
- Slow Scan TV: Replicating Apollo Lunar Mission technology
- Amateur Radio on the Internet: VoIP, EchoLink, IRLP
- Introduction to Digital Radio: what's the difference and how to get started
- SDR: Where are we today?
- Satellite Shooting: Making most effective use of directional antennas
- NVIS in Emergency Communications
- Mobile Antenna Mounts: Effective Ways to Mount Your Vehicle Antenna

Richmond Amateur Radio Club (RARC) is returning to its annual 'Discover Amateur Radio' seminar on Saturday, April 27, 2024. The all day in-person event, from 9 AM to 4 PM at the Steveston Community Centre in Richmond, allows radio Amateurs and public participants to interact with invited subject experts giving presentations on specific topics of interest in the Amateur radio hobby.

The objective of the event is to further interest in Amateur radio for new and experienced radio Amateurs, and also increase awareness Amateur radio activities in the local community. We are presently extending a call for speakers. Admission and seminar schedule will be distributed once presentations have been confirmed.

Date: Saturday, April 27, 2024
Location: Steveston Community Centre, Coho and Gilllnetter Rooms
Address: 4111 Moncton Street, Richmond (Steveston Village), BC
Schedule: 09:00 to 16:00 (detailed schedule to come)
Format: Classroom presentations followed by Q&A discussion
Admission: $10 (includes coffee and snacks)
Parking: Free

Stay tuned to this page for more planning details.

Dave Johnson, VE7VR, President of ORCA, giving presentation on DX-ing at 2018 seminar.

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Updated: Feb. 22, 2024