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Regular meetings will resume September 14

OARC 2016 Field Day photos

Members are reminded that executive meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month, and are open to members. Contact the executive for details.

Regular Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month, at 19:30L (except July and August).

We meet at Ottawa City Hall, 110 Laurier Avenue, on the second floor. It is easiest to come in from the Lisgar street entrance.

Or catch us on Mondays at 20:00L on the Capital City FM Net using the club repeater VE2CRA
(146.940- 100hz CTCSS).

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Latest News

Portable Station Demonstration 2016 - is a Go!

If you attended any of the last few OARC meetings you may have heard discussions concerning the planned and ever popular portable station demonstration. Well we’re good to go! Here are all the details: Date: Saturday September 17, 2016 (The Saturday after Hamfest.) Time: set-up 9:00 am; station demonstrations: 10:00 ...

Posted by VE3YTZ on July 13, 2016

2016 Hamfest

OARC 2016 Hamfest Ad for 2016 OARC Hamfest

Posted by admin on June 9, 2016

Field Day 2016

The last full weekend in June always coincides with Field Day. This year it falls on Saturday, June 25 and Sunday June 26. We are back at the Corkery Community Centre, 3447 Old Almonte Rd, Ottawa, Our old site at 175 Main St., is no longer available as it is ...

Posted by executive on June 4, 2016

2016 Annual General Meeting June 8, 2016

The June meeting taking place at the regular meeting time and location on June 8 will include the Annual General meeting.

During the AGM we will review club activities and accomplishments over 2015 - 2016 and make important decisions for 2016 -17 including establishing the budget for 2016-17 and electing ...

Posted by admin on April 28, 2016

Next Meeting March 9, 2016

For the March meeting, Greg (VE3YTZ) will be speaking about extension cords, including the various types, maximum lengths, their care and storage. Rick (VE3IHI) will demonstrate how to properly wind and store an extension cord. The meeting starts at its usual 7:30 pm, in the Colonel By Room of Ottawa ...

Posted by executive on February 29, 2016

OARC club project 2016 first session

Photos from the 2016 Club Project First Build session. Clearly everyone is having a lot of fun.

Posted by admin on February 14, 2016

OARC members operated in the 2015 Winter RAC Contest

OARC members operated from Canada's Cold War Museum, also known as the Diefenbunker, using the call sign VE3CWM. As Dave Green (VE3TLY), Contest Captain explained: "the 2015 activation of VE3CWM is our best yet from the Diefenbunker." A quick summary of the claimed results are:


QSOs 927
...

Posted by admin on February 14, 2016

Annual Mini Flea Market and Christmas Party

Come on out on December 9th for the Mini Flea Market and Christmas Party. This is a chance to clear out your old gear and make room for the new goodies you’re expecting from Santa! Bring any gear you’d like to sell or give away, and a wallet full of ...

Posted by executive on December 1, 2015

VE2CRA: VHF and UHF repeaters now linked.

We have recently made changes to VE2CRA, the Ottawa Amateur Radio Club's local 2m and 70cm repeaters. These repeaters are now linked so that all voice traffic on one will appear on the other. However note that IRLP traffic is still limited to the VHF repeater. The main reason for ...

Posted by VE3TLY on October 31, 2015

Photos Portable Demo 2015

Posted by VA3DB on September 20, 2015

Portable Station Demonstration

If you attended any of the last few OARC meetings you may have heard discussions concerning the planned portable station demonstration. Well we’re good to go! Here are all the details: Date: Saturday September 19, 2015 (this Saturday) Time: set-up 9:00 am; station demonstrations: 10:00 am to noon; tear down: ...

Posted by admin on September 17, 2015

Hamfest 2015 photos

Hamfest 2015 photos

Posted by admin on September 13, 2015

Portable Station Demo Saturday, September 19, 2015

As OARC Members had clamoured for its return, we will again offer the OARC Portable Station Demonstration. Ottawa area amateurs will have the opportunity to operate and demonstrate their portable stations in a relaxed and pleasant setting. Scheduled for this Saturday, (September 19) between 10 am and noon in the ...

Posted by VE3YTZ on September 12, 2015

Don't forget Hamfest 2015! For map go to: http://oarc.net/fleamarket/

Posted by admin on August 14, 2015

Field Day 2015 photos!

Photos from 2015 OARC Field Day

Posted by admin on July 18, 2015