MAAC

Radio Spectrum

Purpose of the Committee

The Radio Spectrum Committee of M.A.A.C. is here to assist all members with the proper and safe use of their radio equipment.

Committee Chair
MARK BETUZZI

MARK BETUZZI

KAMLOOPS, BC
Zone C
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Committee Members
ALAN ALLMAN KAMLOOPS, BC Zone C Send an email
DAVE CUMMINGS BURLINGTON, ON Zone E Send an email
GAETAN GUILLEMETTE QUÉBEC, QC Zone I Send an email
STEWART HARDING VICTORIA, BC Zone H Send an email
PALMER JOHNSON WINDSOR, ON Zone M Send an email
HAROLD KONOWALCHUK SUDBURY, ON Zone F Send an email
JOHN NEUFELD NORTH VANCOUVER, BC Zone H Send an email
ADAM PIPER NEPEAN, ON Zone G Send an email

Committee Documents

2018 Radio Spectrum Report to MAAC Board1.docx

2019 Radio Spectrum Report to MAAC Boar1.docx

2020 Radio Spectrum Report to the board. .docx

Avis_Spectre_Radio2019.pdf

Futaba Notice_fr.docx

Futaba Notice.docx

Interference avoidance .docx

MAAC Radio Spectrum Revised Advisory.pdf

MAAC Radio Spectrum SAFE column.docx

Product Bulletin.pdf

ProductBulletin_fr.pdf

Radio Spectrum report 2021.docx

Spektum NX Radio Notice.docx

Wireless Procedure.pdf

Corporate Documents

MAAC Safety Document (MSD) 17 - Radio Spectrum

MAP 07 - Compatibility of R/C Systems of Different Manufacturers and Different Vintages

MAP 11 - Setting the Fail-Safe Feature on Modern R/C Equipment

Committee Video / Website Links

Cub and Glider Day

GPS Camera video

GPS video of RC Plane

Inks Lkae Float fly

Kamloops Model Airplane - Twin Otter flight

Kamloops Model Airplane 2018

Kamloops Model Airplane Society - New GOPro Hero 9 Camera

Kamloops Model Airplane Video

Kamloops Model Airplane Video - 2020

Model Rockets

Opterra Flight

Sandy Point 2022 Float fly

Sandy Point Float Fly

SAndy Point Float fly - 2021

FAQ's

What is a spread-spectrum (2.4) radio?

What frequency range does it operate in?

How does spread-spectrum work?

How does the currently used system operate?

What are the advantages of using the 2.4 systems?

What is the fail-safe feature and how does it work?

How many aircraft can fly at one time on the 2.4 systems?

Is there a need to maintain the current impounding practices?

What is the availability of S.S. products?

Why are the antennas so short on the 2.4 systems?

What are the primary differences between the S.S systems used for park flyers and those used by traditional R/C aircraft?

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