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Thanks for Visiting Your New SARL Website

At the very bottom of this page, just above the copyright you will see a + - reset. If you are having a problem reading the print on this website, click the + sign 2 or 3 times, and the print will become larger. If you forget how many times you clicked, just press the reset and it will go back to the original size. I had this put in as I know there are times when my eyes are not as good as they should be due to that thing they call "Aging". Hope this helps all those with eye problems not just us older hams.

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NRRL Servers Hacked; Members Like It

By K5KVN, on the scene

NEWINGSTEAD, Vt. — The National Radio Retransmission Legion (NRRL) says their email servers were hacked this week, exposing the personal email addresses of all of its members.

NRRL officials were unabashedly happy about the security breach, saying that most of the thousands of ham radio operators that received the spam emails were actually glad to get them.

“One guy told me that getting an email containing a photo of a partially nude woman was quite thrilling!” said NRRL president Ray Fergie. “Another told me that the Viagra coupon he received was exactly what he needed. He thanked the NRRL for providing such personalized service!”

Roberto Turnbuckle, a 72-year-old NRRL member from San Antonio, wasn’t concerned with receiving six emails about Diabetes medication. “As I said on the 80m Lone Star Net last night, I actually need to order a refill, so the timing couldn’t be better.”

In an emergency meeting of the NRRL board of directors to discuss the matter today, Fergie said, “I wish we would have thought of hacking our own servers. Our members are particularly enjoying the mail-order bride emails. Membership is up 120%!”

He added that anti-spam security on the servers may actually be relaxed in the coming weeks. “Based on the feedback, it seems NRRL members were disappointed that this wasn’t intentional. We received a number of requests to re-enroll members in the spam lists.”

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For change of address for IC/RAC/SARL, please go to the Membership Infomation page.

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For Membership renewals or to Join SARL, please go to the Forms page. You may still mail in a cheque or you can now use our pay on-line using PayPal.

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The purpose of this site is to help share knowledge about events, clubs and Amateur radio groups throughout Saskatchewan. We hope you will enjoy our new site, with a different look.

Here in Western Canada the vast open spaces make for some interesting challenges for Amateur Radio. We have a relatively small population compared to our land mass. Over the years Saskatchewan radio operators have tried to bridge the distance gap with a combination of different linking techniques. These are comprised of a radio and Internet based repeaters throughout the southern and northern areas.

There is also activity in the High Frequency radio bands with Nets to help those outside the reach of VHF & UHF repeaters. Please join with us here on the website where we try and bring areas of our province closer together by learning a little about different clubs, organizations and the events and activities they take part in.

SARL Directors & Executive.

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SARL Membership Dues are DUE

I have been going through the records and there are several members who have not paid for their 2014/2015 memberships.  Please check your membership card and if it has 2014 on it, then please send in your cheque asap.  

SARL has been growing by leaps and bounds and I am so happy that we have so many paid up members.

If you go to the Forms Page, we now have On-line payments.  I hope folks try out this option.  

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The next QSO comes  out hopefully by Feb . 14th.   There is going to be a new column in the QSO, and submissions from our members is gratefully accepted.  The title of the column is going to be:  What-Bugs-U.  So please send me your articles, the more the merrier.  Thanks.

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Please check out the New  Help Wanted section under Operating.

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We now have a Swap'n'Shop section on the website.  If you have anything you want to sell, or need, please send your information to me, include your name, contact information, what it is you are selling, please include picture if possible (do not resize) and any other information that you think is required.  Please send everything to Val at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and I will get it posted for you. Thanks so much.

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"Marriage is like a 5,000 piece jigsaw puzzle--all sky"

Cathy Ladman

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Anyone who took pictures at any of the ham-fests (even the older ones - pre 2005)

please send to Val VE5ACJ by snail mail or by email .

please don't re-size

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Just want to wish all who have a Birthday , Anniversary or other special event in January all the best.  

 

 

 

 

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