The Pot Hole Net’s 60th Anniversary Rally

    The Pot Hole Net has been in continuous operation since May of 1959. In celebration of the net’s 60th anniversary we will be holding a six-net rally that will give qualifying participants a chance to earn one of three levels of certificates. The rally will start with the PHN on Sunday April 21st and run through to Sunday May 26th. For further details and guidelines, please refer to the April issue of the OVMRC Rambler.

    The nets will run in their usual manner and check-ins will be recorded by our regular NCSs, VE3EJJ and VE3XRA.

    Not everyone has the space or ability to deploy a resonant antenna for 80m and we are aware that a few hams, as well as others, listen along on Sunday mornings. There is an opportunity to earn a SWL certificate for those who report on at least three of the six qualifier nets.

Ottawa Valley Mobile Radio Club’s Pot Hole Net – 3760 kHz, Sunday mornings at 10am local.

    The Pot Hole Net is an important part our club’s history and deserves to be recognized in an active fashion. It will be fun to see how this event plays out.

    Any questions concerning The Pot Hole Net’s 60th Anniversary Rally can be sent to ve3ekn@gmail.com .

    Good luck to all participants!

    73

OVMRC Net Season 2018/19

The summer is old… It happens every year in mid to late August. We realize the weeks have flown by and the days begin to quickly shorten as the oncoming equinox suddenly reminds us of the inevitable change that will be upon us in only a few weeks.

It’s not all that bad. We’ve enjoyed a steamy summer and managed to spend a great deal of it outside, but there’s always something pleasing about preparing and tuning antennas and feedline in the last bearable weeks for doing so. Settling in at our cozy operating position for a few cold months, ready for dozens, maybe hundreds of QSOs. Maybe even a net or two.

The OVMRC’s nets will be fun, busy places to meet.

The OVMRC 2 Metre Net will kick off the season at 8pm Thursday September 6th on the club’s repeater VE3TWO. 147.300 MHz+ with a 100 Hz tone.

Look for the Pot Hole Net, in its 60th year at 3760 kHz at 10am Sunday September 9th.

Of course all hams are welcome!  Please join us.

OVMRC 2 METER NET, Summer 2017

In recent weeks a couple of the 2m net regulars have asked why the net shuts down for July and August. Often in summer participation dwindles as people find things to do elsewhere, enjoying the daylight and weather while they can. However, the FM net would probably keep enough interest to maintain respectable turnouts on Thursday evenings.
If the OVMRC 2 Meter Net is to run throughout the summer, it will require at least a couple of volunteer NCOs to fill in the gaps. Ideally, these volunteers would be club members willing to stick with the net through the regular season as well, to help with scheduling and adding variety to the operation. Otherwise the net will close for July and August, the final net being held Thursday the 29th of June at 8 pm local on repeater VE3TWO. Anyone interested in being part of an NCS team schedule, please contact me at ve3ekn@gmail.com no later than June 29th.

73
Ken   VE3EKN

The OVMRC Nets – Alive and well

The Nets are enjoying strong participation, but of course, more is always welcome. Take a look who’s been getting involved!

Please join us and help fill the logs.

          OVMRC 2 METER NET – Thursdays at 8pm local on repeater VE3TWO.

November 3  November 10  November 17  November 24  December 1 
VE3LC 
VE3NPO
VE3LBU
VE3GIQ
VA3RLA
VE3OTB
VE3NJK
VA3ZTF
VE3TXB
VE3RUU
VE3DRE
VA3AOD
VE3RNM
VE2BJZ
VE3EKN
VE3LC
VE3RUU
VA3ZTF
VE3NJK
VE3DRE
VE3TXB
VE3LBU
VA3RLA
VE3ZZU
VE3YDK
VA3PCJ
VE3NPO
VA3LJS
VE3EKN
VE3LC
VE3NPO
VE3LBU
VE3DRE
VA3RLA
VE3NJK
VE3GIQ
VA3ZTF
VE3TXB
VE3RUU
VE3SJN
VA3LJS
VA3AOD
VA3JYK
VE3ZZU
VA3PCJ
VE3EKN
VE3LC
VE3LLX
VE3RUU
VA3ZTF
VE3NJK
VE3ZZU
VE3OTB
VE3DRE
VE3NPO
VA3AOD
VE3SJN
VE3KLT
VA3BIT
VE3EKN
VE3LC
VE3KLT
VE3DRE
VE3RUU
VE3RNM
VE3OTB
VA3ZTF
VE3ZZU
VA3PCJ
VA3QV
VE3NJK
VE3TXB
VE3LBU
VA3AOD
VA3RLA
VE3VHU
VE3SJN
VA3BGO
VE3EKN

          OVMRC POT HOLE NET – Sunday mornings at 10am local on 3760 kHz.

November 6  November 13 November 20 November 27 December 4
VE3NPO 
VE3BAE
VE3LC
VE3LLX
VA3PCJ
VE3EKN
VE3XRA
VA3BGO
VE3EJJ
VE3EJJ
VE3BAE
VE3LLX
VE3DRE
VE3NPO
VE3LC
VE3XRA
VE3XRA
VA3PCJ
VA3QV
VE3EKN
VA3ZTF
VE3PM
VE3NPO
VE3EJJ
VE3LLX
VA3PCJ
VE3EKN
VE3LC
VE3XRA
VE3EJJ
VE3EJJ
VE3DRE
VE3EKN
VA3PCJ
VE3LC
VE3XRA

Hope to see you at the club’s Christmas Dinner!

73

Ken

VE3EKN