During 1999 and 2000, significant changes were made to the regulations affecting the Amateur Radio service. Here's a look back at the actual changes to the regulation followed by an explanation of the changes. Enjoy this little trip down memory lane!
Members of the International Repeater Group are mourning the passing of Claude Bailey, VE1HU, on March 26, 2015.
Claude was founding president of the IRG and was instrumental in building the network that we all benefit from today. Our sympathies are extended to Claude's many friends and family .
Here is a link to the obituary notice, and you can read more about Claude and his contributions to the IRG and amateur radio in other articles on this site.
The IRG celebrated it's 40th Anniversary in 2014. Members at the April meeting of the IRG heard stories of the formation of the International Repeater Group from some of the original members. We presented our first President, Claude Bailey VE1HU, with a new life membership card. Many members of the IRG and friends of Claude's gathered in July to celebrate Claude's 100th birthday, and mark his many years as an amateur.Cutting the cake at the 40th Anniversary celebration at the annual meeting.
The International Repeater Group (IRG) celebrated its 40th Anniversary at the annual meeting in Doaktown, NB on Sunday, April 27, 2014 and made plans for the year ahead.
Cutting the cake at the 40th Anniversary celebration at the annual meeting. Shown above (l to r): Aubrey Urquhart, VE1OL, founding member; Claude Bailey, VE1HU, First IRG President; Al Thurber, VE1RG, Past President; and Yvon Hachey, VE1VON, President of the IRG.