VE4BDN HISTORY


Brandon Amateur Radio Club Inc.
VE4QD VE4BDN VE4TED VE4HS VE4CTY
25 Queens Crescent, Brandon, Manitoba, Canada, R7B 1G1
VE4BDN Repeater History By Dave Snydal VE4XN Jan 2006
TX 146.94 RX 146.34

1972 – Ten founders of the club repeater VE4BDN: Murray Ronald VE4RE, Dave Snydal VE4XN, Mike Mudry VE4OM, Doug Bowles VE4QZ, Leon Hauk VE4HA, Humphrey Davies VE4AO, Gordon Lidster VE4LN, Dunc Emerson VE4OD, Bill Graham VE4QG, Bob Pettitt VE4OP. All contributed $20.00 each.
1972 – March 8 – Original duplexers FREE, cost the club $400.00 to have them tuned.
1972 – April 7, model 722 HY-Gain stacked J pole omni directional antenna.
1974 – Repeater moved to Men’s Residence, Brandon University.
1977 – June 8, VHF Engineering repeater kit purchased $665.00
1979 –November 21 – Coupler and filters purchased for VE4BDN repeater location at CKX tower, Hayfield, MB, $1088.91. Sinclair radio by pass filter 146.94. Reject 148.25 multicoupler 148.525, 3.2 DB 143.524 3.2 DB, mounting bracket.