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Meetings are over for the summer.

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, formerly RMOC headquarters on Lisgar st. on the second floor.

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

Photos from OARC 2014 Field Day

Posted by admin on June 30, 2014

OARC 2014 Field Day Moves to New Site

Our search for a new Field Day site is over! We are now booked at the Corkery Community Centre in the west end of Ottawa (3447 Old Almonte Rd, Ottawa) for the weekend of June 28-29. The site has some significant advantages compared to our previous site including a building, ...

Posted by admin on June 21, 2014

RAC Winter Contest at Diefenbunker

OARC was at the Diefenbunker for the RAC Winter Contest photos are here

Posted by admin on December 31, 2013

Joe Norton winner

Here is Clayton Smith
Clayton Smith VE3IRR receiving his Joe Norton Award from President Glenn MacDonell VE3XRA.

Posted by admin on December 14, 2013

It's Trivia Nite at next meeting

Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays - It's Trivia Nite at our December 11, 2013 meeting In what is now an annual tradition for the December meeting, Trivia Night will be held on December 11 and just the way you like it - loud and crazy. So form your teams, and make ...

Posted by admin on December 5, 2013

OARC Portable Station Demo 2013

OARC Portable station Demo September 14 2013

Posted by admin on September 17, 2013

OARC Hamfest 2013 photos

OARC Hamfest 2013 photos

Posted by admin on September 17, 2013

Portable station Demo Saturday, September 14, 2013

Back by popular demand is the portable station demo where Ottawa area amateurs have the opportunity to show off their portable stations in a relaxed and pleasant setting. Scheduled for Saturday, September 14 between 10 am and noon in the Gazebo area of Andrew Haydon Park, you are welcome to ...

Posted by admin on August 12, 2013

Volunteers need for Black Bear Rally

With just over two weeks to go to the 2013 Black Bear Rally on Saturday, June 13, we need at least 20 more volunteers, so if you have been procrastinating, please sign up now. For those of you who have already done so, how about convincing someone else to come ...

Posted by admin on June 28, 2013

Field Day 2013 video

Field Day 2013 Video

Posted by admin on June 27, 2013

Field Day 2013 photos

OARC Field Day Photos 2013

Posted by admin on June 26, 2013

Rideau Lakes Cycle Tour

Support of the Rideau Lakes Cycle Tour (RLCT) will again require many talented, volunteer radio operators to help out on the weekend of June 8 and 9, 2013. If you can volunteer for one or both days, or lend equipment to another licensed amateur, please contact us. If you know ...

Posted by admin on March 21, 2013

In Memory of Mary Fowler

Obituary for Mary Fowler Mary Natalie Fowler (nee Antonchuk), passed away at the age of 89 on January 7, 2013 at the Glebe Centre in Ottawa Ontario. Born on May 5, 1923 in Fisher Branch, Manitoba, she was the beloved wife of Clare Fowler, mother of Trevor (Ursel Bond), Nadine ...

Posted by admin on January 10, 2013

Trivia Night

In what is now an annual tradition for the December meeting, Trivia Night will be held on December 12 and just the way you like it - loud and crazy. So form your teams, and make a noisemaker! For the benefit of new members, this means that, instead of listening ...

Posted by admin on November 27, 2012

The Ham Who Invented Elmer

Peter West
According to the ARRL the Canadian Ham who is credited with inventing the term “Elmer” has died. Rod Newkirk, W9BRD/VA3ZBB, of Ottawa is credited with first using the term Elmer in his “How’s DX?” column in March 1971. Newkirk wrote the column which appeared in QST from ...

Posted by admin on November 22, 2012