Below is a list of known British Columbia/Yukon Region Amateur Radio Clubs.  Use the CTRL-F function  of your browser to search by name or location.

Submissions from all clubs are welcome.  To simplify the listings the following abbreviations are used: ARC = Amateur Radio Club; ARA = Amateur Radio Association; ARS = Amateur Radio Society; T: = Tone. The URL for each club's web site, if provided, is "active".  Click on it and you will be taken to the club's home page.

Please HELP US keep this information accurate and up-to-date.  Any listings not updated after two years of the last date shown will be deleted.  Please keep your club's listing current by sending any changes to: cdnclubs@gmail.com 

If your club is incorporated please indicate by appending the suffix INC., or the equivalent, to the club name. If your club's listing has been removed by mistake please let us know.  

As of January 2010 a new policy for RAC Affiliated Clubs has been implemented.  Details are posted on the following site:

The procedure for incorporated clubs to make application for or to renew RAC liability insurance has changed.  Go to the following site for details:

 http://www.rac.ca/en/rac/services/insurance/

In order for a club to be covered by the RAC insurance program it MUST be incorporated.


 


 

SHORT WAVE LISTENING (SWL) CLUBS
 

Club Name:

Ontario DX Association (ODXA) 

   City: N/A

Serving Areas: Canada 

 RAC Region:

 N/A 

Website:

www.odxa.on.ca 

Club Callsign:

VE3ODX and VA3ODX

Contact:

Joe Robinson     -   odxa@rogers.com 

Club Mailing Address:

Ontario DX Association,  3211 Centennial Dr., Apt. 23, Vernon, B.C.

Meeting dates, times, locations;

Check the club's web site 

Classes Offered:

No

Accredited Examiner(s):

 

Repeaters and Beacons:

VA3ODX 442.225 MHz    T:131.8Hz  (Located in Hamilton)
VA3ODX 224.480 MHz    T:131.8 Hz (Located in Hamilton)

Club Events:

 

Club Notes:

 Monthly columns devoted to shortwave radio broadcasting are posted to the club's website and are freely available for download as pdf. files

 

Listing last updated:

 

2012.08.04


 

AMATEUR RADIO CLUBS

CANADA-WIDE

Club Name:

Canadian Ladies Amateur Radio Association (CLARA)

 City: n/a

Serving Areas: Canada

RAC Region:

n/a

Website:

 www.claranet.ca

Club Callsign:

 

Contact:

 

Club Mailing Address:

See the web site for contact information

Meeting dates, times, locations;

 n/a

Classes Offered:

 n/a

Accredited Examiner(s):

 n/a

Repeaters:

 n/a

Club Events:

 See web site

Club Notes:

 See web site

Listing last updated:

 2012.03.06

 

BRITISH COLUMBIA

PROVINCIAL GROUPS

Club Name:

British Columbia Amateur Radio Coordination Council Inc. (BCARCC) 

 City: North Vancouver

Serving Areas: B.C. and Yukon 

 RAC Region:

 British Columbia & Yukon 

Website:

www.bcarcc.org 

Club Callsign:

 None

Contact:

Ed Frazer   VE7EF    ve7ef (at) rac (dot) ca

Club Mailing Address:

6695 Madrona Crescent, West Vancouver, BC  V7W 2J9

Meeting dates, times, locations;

Annual General Meeting Sunday May 26, 2013 at NSEMO, 147 E. 14th St., North Vancouver, BC.  Registration at 0900. Check website for details. 

Classes Offered:

 

Accredited Examiner(s):

 

Repeaters:

 

Club Events:

AGM May 26, 2013 at NSEMO, North Vancouver, BC 

Club Notes:

Chief Coordinator - George Merchant VE7QH.  The Council coordinates repeaters in BC & Yukon 

Listing last updated:

 2013.02.23

 


LOCAL CLUBS


Club Name:

Abbotsford Amateur Radio Emergency Services Society

   City: Abbotsford

Serving Areas: Central Fraser Valley

 RAC Region:

British Columbia & Yukon

Website:

www.abbyarc.ca/

Club Callsign:

VE7ASM/VE7ECC

Contact:

ve7ecc@gmail.com

Club Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 385, Abbotsford, BC  V2T 1X0

Meeting dates, times, locations;

Every Tuesday, 1900  PT, at the  Old Fire Hall #3, Fraser Hwy (west of Bradner Road), in Abbotsford

Classes Offered:

Yes

Accredited Examiner(s):

Yes

Repeaters:

VE7ASM 147.280 (+)  T: 110.9 Hz  IRLP Node: 1705

Club Events:

 

Club Notes:

 

Listing last updated:

2012. 03.16 - info from web site



Club Name:

Fraser Valley Amateur Radio Emergency Services Society

 City: Abbotsford

Serving Areas: Lower Mainland BC. Fraser Valley

 RAC Region:

 British Columbia & Yukon

Website:

www.ve7rva.ca

Club Callsign:

VE7RVA, VE7RVB, VE7PKV, VE7FZA, VE7FVC

Contact:

Ron Huybers   VE7IHR   
ve7ihr@rac.ca

Club Mailing Address:

Box 385
Abbotsford, BC  V2S 4N9

Meeting dates, times, locations;

Minimum 8 times per year, as called by the President.   Location varies

Classes Offered:

no

Accredited Examiner(s):

none

Repeaters:

VE7RVA (Abbotsford) 146.610 (-)  T: 110.9 Hz 
VE7RVA 442.025 (+)  T:110.9 Hz 
VE7RVA 52.850 (-1.7 MHz)  T: 100.0 Hz 
VE7PKV (packet node) 145.030 Simplex 
VE7RVA 1248.00 MHz ATV IRLP Node 1461

VE7FZA  224.24 (-1.6 MHz)  T:110.9 Hz

VE7RVB (Hope) 147.080 (+)  T: 110.9 Hz

Club Events:

none

Club Notes:

FVARESS is a directorship oriented Society whose mandate is to maintain and operate a wide area repeater system covering BC Lower mainland.

Listing last updated:

2012.03.16 - info from web site



Club Name:

BC DX Club

   City: Burnaby

Serving Areas: BC

 RAC Region:

 British Columbia & Yukon

Website:

www.bcdxc.org 

Club Callsign:

VE7RX & VE7RDX

Contact:

bcdxc@va7st.ca

Club Mailing Address:

24281 - 65 Avenue, Langley, BC  V2Y 2H1

Meeting dates, times, locations;

Contact the club

Classes Offered:

None

Accredited Examiner(s):

Paul Erickson VA7NT

Repeaters:

VE7RDX 147.300 (+)

Club Events:

 

Club Notes:

 

Listing last updated:

2012.03.16 - info from web site



Club Name:

Burnaby ARC 

City: Burnaby

Serving Areas: Burnaby, Lower Mainland

 RAC Region:

 British Columbia & Yukon

Website:

www.ve7bar.org

Club Callsign:

VE7BAR

Contact:

club@ve7bar.org

Club Mailing Address:

P O Box 72012, 4420 Kingsway Street
Burnaby
, BC  V5H 4P9; Email: club@ve7bar.org 

Meeting dates, times, locations;

The club meets the 1st & 3rd Friday of the month (except July and Aug) at the new Edmond’s Community Center, 1900 -  2200 PT, in Meeting Room 3 – Rm 212 upstairs, not far from the elevator. There is street and underground parking available off of Humphries.   Details about our location at: http://www.burnaby.ca/Things-To-Do/Community-Centres/Edmonds-Community-Centre.html

Classes Offered:

As required - check club website 

Accredited Examiner(s):

TBA 

Repeaters:

VE7RBY 145.350 (-) T: 127.3 Hz

VE7RBY 224.800 (-)  T: 127.3 Hz

VE7RBY 442.850 (+)  T: 127.3 Hz 

 

 

Club Events:

Vancouver Sun Run /  Field Day / Annual Flea Market, Western Canada's Largest/ Vancouver "Sun Run"/Father's Day Walk/Run for Prostate Cancer Research/Field Day 

Club Notes:

Please refer to the club's website for details about events. 

Listing last updated:

2014.02.04



Club Name:

Campbell River Amateur Radio Society (CRARS)

   City: Campbell River

Serving Areas: Campbell River and the surrounding areas

 RAC Region:

British Columbia & Yukon

Website:

www.ve7crc.org/

Club Callsign:

VE7CRC

Contact:

www.ve7crc.org/current_executive.htm

Club Mailing Address:

CRARS,  588 South Murphy St., Campbell River, BC, V9W 7J3

Meeting dates, times, locations;

2nd Wednesday of each month, 1930 PT, 2nd floor of the Search and Rescue building, (next to the #2 Firehall) , 261 Larwood Rd, parking and entrance at the rear. A social coffee get-together is held at the A&W, 465 Merecroft Rd & S. Dogwood St. each Saturday morning 0930 until about 1200 PT

Classes Offered:

Yes

Accredited Examiner(s):

 

Repeaters:

VE7CRC  146.960 (-)  T: 100 Hz -  Menzies Mountain

VE7CRC  146.760 (-) T: 100 Hz   - Campbell River Hospital 

For complete frequency listings, go to www.ve7crc.org/.  Where it says "For the latest North Island repeaters from North to South on Vancouver Island click on FREQUENCIES" 

Club Events:

Field Day, Annual Swap Meet

Club Notes:

 

Listing last updated:

2013.11.06



Club Name:

Beaver Valley ARC

   City: Castlegar

Serving Areas: Trail, Rossland, Castlegar and surrounding areas

 RAC Region:

British Columbia & Yukon

Website:

www.qsl.net/ve7caq/

Club Callsign:

VE7CAQ

Club Mailing Address:

2500 - 11th Av.
Castlegar, BC  V1N 3A9

Meeting dates, times, locations;

Check web site for location and time

Classes Offered:

Yes

Accredited Examiner(s):

Rudy Martini VE7YN

Repeaters:

VE7CAQ 146.840 (-)
VE7RBV
147.330 (+)

Club Events:

 

Club Notes:

 

Listing last updated

2012.03.19 - info from web site



Club Name:

Chilliwack ARC

   City: Chilliwack

Serving Areas: Chilliwack, Sardis, Yarrow, Columbia Valley, Chilliwack River Valley

 RAC Region:

British Columbia & Yukon

Website:

 

Club Callsign:

 

Contact:

James Johnson, President CARC   VE7HJ  604-858-5003;  Jack Jackaman, Emergency Coordinator   VE7 HJJ   604-823-6922

Club Mailing Address:

Box 2386 - 7300 Vedder Road, Chilliwack, BC  V2R 1B0

Meeting dates, times, locations;

Thursday 1900 PT at  Boutilier Building, Twin Rings Area, 5725 Tyson Road, Sardis, BC

Classes Offered:

Contact the club

Accredited Examiner(s):

Ken  Long VE7JU

Repeaters:

VE7RCK - VHF only.  Located on Mount Thom 147.100 (+) ; Simplex and Duplex - T: 110.9 Hz

VE7RCK – UHF Dstar Located on Mount Thom 444.625 (+)


VA7CRC - VHF/UHF.   Located on Chilliwack Mountain  146.960(-) Simplex and Duplex - T:110.9 Hz;   443.00 UHF - linked to 146.960

 

Club Events:

Field Day; Emergency Week preparation;  Involved in local emergency exercises;  Triathalon September weekend

Club Notes:

Established in 1959

Listing last updated:

2012.11.11


Club Name:

Comox Valley ARC

 City: Comox Valley

Serving Areas: Courtenay, Comox, Cumberland, and the surrounding areas

 RAC Region:

 British Columbia & Yukon

Website:

comoxvalleyhams.weebly.com

Club Callsign:

VE7CVW

Contact:

Click on the "Contact Us" tab on the club web site.

Club Mailing Address:

Box 1213,Cumberland, BC  V0R 1S0

Meeting dates, times, locations;

The CVARC business meetings are the second Thursday of each month, at 1900 PT.  Location is the Comox Fire Hall, located at 1870 Noel Avenue in Comox, across the street from the Comox Community Center. Talk in on 146.780 (-); T:141.3 Hz. 

Classes Offered:

Contact the club

Accredited Examiner(s):

Yes

Repeaters:

VE7NIR 
443.700 (+)  T: 141.3 Hz
146.62 (- )  T: 141.3) Hz***VHF CURRENTLY OFFLINE ***
Located on Mt Washington, part of the Island Trunk System
Autopatch available, * up, # down  *** AUTOPATCH CURRENTLY OFFLINE***

VE7RAP
146.910 (- )
IRLP node 1160    ****IRLP CURRENTLY OFFLINE****
Located at North Island College, Comox Valley Campus

VE7RCV
146.780 (-) shift, T; 141.3 Hz
Located on Mt Washington; regularly monitored

Club Events:

 

Club Notes:

 

Listing last updated:

2013.09.03



Club Name:

Coquitlam ARC, a.k.a Coquitlam Amateur Radio Emergency Service Society (C.A.R.E.S.S)

City: Coquitlam

Serving Areas: Coquitlam & Lower Mainland

RAC Region: 

 British Columbia & Yukon

Website:

www.ve7scc.com

Club Callsign:

 VE7SCC

Contact:

www.ve7scc.com/wordpress/contact/email-us/

Club Mailing Address:

1918 Como Lake Ave., PO Box 64607 COMO LAKE, Coquitlam BC    V3J 3R0

Meeting dates, times, locations;

Wednesday, Thursday every week, 19:00 - 21:00 PT, at  Riverview Hospital "SPARC Building"

Classes Offered:

Yes; check web site for details

Accredited Examiner(s):

Yes

Repeaters:

VE7MFS 145.310 (-) 

Club Events:

Active contesting station, BC Winlink System leaders

Club Notes:

 Club net each Monday at 1900 PT on VE7MFS

Listing last updated:

2014.01.09



Club Name:

Roberts Bank Lifeboat Society - Delta

   City: South Delta

Serving Areas: Delta (South, Ladner, and North Delta)

 RAC Region:

 British Columbia & Yukon

Website:

http://www.robertsbanklifeboat.ca/

Club Callsign:

 VA7CGR

Contact:

 David Acton, VE7SP, daveyak18@gmail.com  or Robin Gardner, VE7SAF,  robin.gardner@dccnet.com

Club Mailing Address:

PO Box 18123, Delta, BC, V4L 2M4

Meeting dates, times, locations;

 The station operates out of a restricted area at the Roberts Bank Port and from Ladner Harbour. Meetings are held Tues nights at BC Rail switching yard, and for on the water training every Sunday at 1000 PT.  Advanced notice for access must be arranged by sending email to: info@robertsbanklifeboat.ca

Classes Offered:

 No

Accredited Examiner(s):

 Dennis Breckenridge, VE7DSB / VE0AE

Repeaters:

 

Club Events:

 

Club Notes:

 We are a community lifeboat resource manned by professionally trained volunteers. The society provides Delta and surrounding areas with an all weather, Lloyds of London certified self righting fast response craft for marine emergency services. This may include SAR, marine observation, other marine duties and emergency communications via amateur radio. Details at: http://www.robertsbanklifeboat.ca/resources/amateur.php

Listing last updated:

 2012.03.19 - info from web site

 

Club Name:

Delta Amateur Radio Society Inc. 

   City: Delta

Serving Areas: Delta Municipality 

 RAC Region:

British Columbia & Yukon 

Website:

www.deltaamateurradio.com 

Club Callsign:

VE7SUN 

Contact:

Gordon Dick VE7FKY  604-585-2651 or email to: gi@deltamateurradio.com

Club Mailing Address:

c/o Delta Public Safety Building, 11375 - 84th Street
Delta ,
BC  V4C 2L9

Meeting dates, times, locations;

Every Thursday 1900 PT at Delta Public Safety Building and the Tsawassen Cops Shop on alternating weeks. Check the website for meeting place.

Accredited Examiner(s):

 VE7CUS and VA7IQ

Repeaters:

VE7RDE 444.425 (+)  T: 107.2 Hz
VE7RDE 147.340 (+)  T: 107.2 Hz

VE7SUN UHF DSTR/Free Star  440.725 (+) 

34331 

Club Events:

Terry Fox Run, Run For Life, Delta Triathlon 

Club Notes: 

 Classes offered.  Next class commences 05 November 3013

Listing last updated:

2013.09.24



Club Name:

Cowichan Valley Amateur Radio Society

   City: Duncan

Serving Areas: Duncan, Cowichan Valley

 RAC Region:

 British Columbia & Yukon

Website:

www.cvars.com/ 

Club Callsign:

 VE7CVA

Contact:

Dale Jones VE7JP    Email:  ve7jp@shaw.ca

Club Mailing Address:

P O Box 95  Duncan PO, Duncan, BC  V9L 3X1

Meeting dates, times, locations;

3rd Saturday of the month except July, August and December.
Annual General Meeting on the 3rd Saturday of November.

Classes Offered:

Contact the club

Accredited Examiner(s):

 VE7SAJ and VE7TES

Repeaters:

VE7RNA 146.680 (-) 
VE7RNA 442.600 (+) T:143.8  Hz
VE7RVC 145.470 (-)  T:127.3
  Hz

VE7CDH 442.150(+) autopatch

VE7RNA-10 144.390 APRS

VE7RVC-10 144.490 RMSTelnet winlink gateway

 

Club Events:

 Get together every Wednesday and Saturday at the Silverbridge Inn from 0800 until people leave.

Club Notes:

Daily net on VE7RNA at 0815 PT;  Emergency Team Net every Monday at 1900 ET on VE7RVC

Listing last updated:

 2012.03.19 - info from web site


Club Name:

Salt Spring Island ARC

   City: Ganges

Serving Areas: Salt Spring Island

 RAC Region:

British Columbia & Yukon

Website:

 

Club Callsign:

VE7RAS

Contact:

Jon Healey, jonandjenhealey@yahoo.com

Club Mailing Address:

c/o Secretary, Steve Leichter VA7SFL
706 Mt. Belcher Heights, Salt Spring Island, BC  V8K 2J3
 

Meeting dates, times, locations;

3rd Friday of the month, except July and August at 1000 PT
at the  Provincial Government Building

Classes Offered:

Basic and Advanced

Accredited Examiner(s):

Wilf Hoffmann VE7SJW

Repeaters:

VE7RSI  147.320 (+)

Club Events:

 

Club Notes:

Coffee every Friday at 1000 PT at the Provincial Government Building EOC

Listing last updated:

Updated 2012.08.03


Club Name:

Grand Forks ARC Inc.

   City: Grand Forks

Serving Areas: Boundary Country - Communities of Grand Forks, Christina Lake, Greenwood, Midway, Rock Crek, and Beaverdel BC, and the northern areas of Ferry and Stevens Counties of Washington State

 RAC Region:

British Columbia & Yukon

Website:

www.gfarc.ca 

Club Callsign:

VE7KGF, VE7GFA

Contact:

Don Fraser VA7KT  techie9@telus.net  or (250)444-7144 or 6290 College Road, Grand Forks, BC V0H1H2

Club Mailing Address:

Box 309, Grand Forks, BC  V0H 1H0   or  email club address: ve7rgf @ gfrac.ca

Meeting dates, times, locations;

3rd Tuesday of each month, except June, July, August, and December
19:00 PT; Sunshine Cable TV Studios, 7474 19th Street, Grand Forks. 
Club coffee break every Friday at 10:00 PT at the Grand Forks A&W

Classes Offered:

Offered on an as needed basis

Accredited Examiner(s):

 

Repeaters:

VE7OGF 146.940 (-)   T: 100.0 Hz tone may be implemented on the input if required in the future. Located on Observation Mountain, Grand Forks.  Coordinates: 49 02',19.5"  N  X  118, 26' ,50.5" W;760 m (2500 ft) ASL

 VE7RGF 147.280 (+)  T: 100.0 Hz tone may be implemented on the input if required in the future. Located on Mt. Rodney, 26 km (16 mi) north of Grand Forks. Coordinates: 49, 11', 34.1"  N X  118, 36', 49.0" W;  1850 m(6060 ft)  ASL

VE7UGF
  442.0750 (+)  T: 100.0 Hz tone may be implemented on the input if required in the future. Located on Phoenix Mountain, 10 km (6 mi) to the west of Grand Forks. Coordinates: 49, 05', 27.9 N X 118, 36',34.5" W, approx  1500 m (5000 ft) ASL

 VE7RCL 146.760 (-)   T: 100.0 Hz tone may be implemented on the input if required in the future. Located on Mt Santa Rosa, 24 km (15 mi) to the east of Grand Forks in Christina Lake.  Coordinates: .49, 00' 31.2"  N X 118, 10', 50.8" W, altitude not known.
 

Simplex IRLP station in Grand Forks on 147.525, node # 1848.  A 67.0 Hz tone may be implemented in the future if required.

 

 

Club Events:

none planned

Club Notes:

 

Listing last updated:

2011.08.30



Club Name:

Hope ARC

   City: Hope

Serving Areas: Hope

 RAC Region:

 British Columbia & Yukon

Website:

http://www.rainbowcountry.bc.ca/harc/

Club Callsign:

 

Contact:

 

Club Mailing Address:

 

Meeting dates, times, locations;

 

Classes Offered:

 

Accredited Examiner(s):

 

Repeaters:

 

 

Club Events:

 

Club Notes:

 

Listing last updated:

 Web site checked - 2012.03.19



Club Name:

Kamloops ARC Inc.

   City: Kamloops

Serving Areas: Kamloops

 RAC Region:

British Columbia & Yukon

Website:

www.karc.ca 

Club Callsign:

VE7UT

Contact:

Bill Foster   VE7WWW  bill.foster@shaw.ca 

Club Mailing Address:

#6 723 Singh St., Kamloops BC V2B 5C5

Meeting dates, times, locations;

First Thursday of the month
1930
PT time
 
St. George's Anglican Church

Classes Offered:

No

Accredited Examiner(s):

Mike Garneau VE7CL and Gary Wagner VE7EM

Repeaters:

VE7RKA 146.960 (-) 

VE7RLO 147.320 (+) 

 VE7LGN 147.100 (+)

 

 

Club Events:

Field Day, RAC Canada Day & Winter Contests

Club Notes:

 

Listing last updated:

2013.03.19






Club Name:

Orchard City ARC

   City: Kelowna

Serving Areas: Kelowna

 RAC Region:

 British Columbia & Yukon

Website:

www.ocarc.ca 

Club Callsign:

VE7OGO

Contact:

Carl Bertholm   VE7CLC    250. 769.4184 or Email: info@ocarc.ca

Club Mailing Address:

Orchard City Amateur Radio Club, Box 24093, Kelowna, BC  V1Y 9H2

Meeting dates, times, locations;

4th Thursday of each month, 1930 PT time, at Main Fire Hall on Enterprise Way

Classes Offered:

Yes - see information on the club web site

Accredited Examiner(s):

Mike Fleming VE7MVF; John Semenec VE7JWS

 

Repeaters:

OCARC runs an extensive system of repeaters.  Details at:

http://www.ocarc.ca/repeaters_ocarc.html

 

 

Club Events:

A 2 meter net is held every Tuesday evening at 1930 local time on the 146.820 (-) repeater.  Everyone is welcome to join in.

Club Notes:

 

Listing last updated:

2014.02.04



Club Name:

East Kootenay ARC Inc.

   City: Kimberley

Serving Areas: East Kootenays

 RAC Region:

 British Columbia & Yukon

Website:

www.qsl.net/ekarc/ 

Club Callsign:

VE7IP

Contact:

Email: kmacdonaldret  (AT) yahoo.ca

Club Mailing Address:

801   5th Avenue, Kimberley, BC. V1A2T5

Meeting dates, times, locations;

2nd Saturday of the month at Joe Rieberger's Shop (VE7CRJ) 9566 Pighin Rd Wycliffe BC at 2:00 pm. Come to the meeting and an afternoon of amateur radio events and activities.  All members and visitors are welcome. 

Classes Offered:

Yes

Accredited Examiner(s):

VE7LOC & VE7KD

Repeaters:

VE7CAP 146.940 (-)  Cranbrook/Kimberley
VE7RIN 146.850 (-)  Fairmont/Invermere
VE7RIN 147.160(+)  Golden/Trans-Canada

VE7RSQ  147.300 (+)  T: 100.0 Hz  Sparwood/Crowsnest

VE7PAC 144.390    APRS Midgely Mountain

 

Club Events:

 

Club Notes:

 

Listing last updated:

2012.03.19 - info from club web site



Club Name:

SNO Valley ARC

   City: Kitimat

Serving Areas: Kitimat

 RAC Region:

British Columbia & Yukon

Website:

 

Club Callsign:

VE7DRW, VE7SNO (R)

Contact:

VE7SMP  S.M. Bud Powell Telephone:  250-632-3818  Email: ve7smp@rac.ca 

Club Mailing Address:

190 Whittlesey Street, Kitimat, BC  V8C 1J8

Meeting dates, times, locations;

Saturday, 1000 PT (10:00 a.m.), at the Kitimat A&W.

Classes Offered:

Yes

Accredited Examiner(s):

Tony Fonseca VA7TF

Repeaters:

VE7SNO 146.820 ( -)

 

 

 

 

Club Events:

2003 IOTA Expedition, NA-181, Barnard Island,  VC7K

Club Notes:

 

Listing last updated:

2013.10.08



Club Name:

Langley ARA

   City: Langley

Serving Areas: Langley

 RAC Region:

British Columbia & Yukon

Website:

http://www.langleyamateurradio.com/

Club Callsign:

VE7LGY

Contact:

Club President -John MacKay VE7EEX  Cell: 604-818-1673   Email: VE7EEX@gmail.com

Club Mailing Address:

4166 - 213th St. Langley B.C. V3A-7X5

Meeting dates, times, locations;

1st Thursday of the month, at 1900 PT.  Location is Fire Hall #5, 20355 - 32nd Ave, Langley

Classes Offered:

See club web site

Accredited Examiner(s):

Gary Skett VE7AS

Repeaters:

VE7RLY 147.380 (+)  T: 110.9 Hz

 

Club Events:

See Web Site under Events

Club Notes:

 Our club nets are held on Monday nights at 1930 PT,
on 147.380 and all licensed Amateur Radio Operators are invited to attend.

Listing last updated:

2013.10.09



Club Name:

Maple Ridge ARC

City: Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows

Serving Areas: Fraser Valley

 RAC Region:

 British Columbia & Yukon

Website:

http://mrarc.net/ 

Club Callsign:

 VE7CMR

Contact:

contact (AT) mrarc (DOT) net

Club Mailing Address:

P O Box 292, Maple Ridge, BC  V2X 7G2

Meeting dates, times, locations;

1st Tuesday of each Month, 1930 PT, at the Heritage hall, 12460 Harris Road, Pitt Meadows. The club holds a coffee  social at 1900 every Thursday night at the location above.

Classes Offered:

Yes - please contact the club for dates

Accredited Examiner(s):

 Nick VE7TE

Repeaters:

VE7RMR 146.800 ( - ) T:156.7 Hz   ( IRLP node 1910; Echolink  51910)

VE7RMR  224.880 (-)

VE7RMR 443.625 (+)  T: 156.7 Hz) (IRLP node 1849, Echolink node 44463)

 

Club Events:

 Two swap meets per year; the largest in the Fraser Valley

Club Notes:

 

Listing last updated:

2012.06.19 - info from web site


Club Name:

Mission ARC

City: MIssion

Serving Areas: Mission and surrounding area

 RAC Region:

British Columbia & Yukon

Website:

 

Club Callsign:

VE7MIS

Contact:

Rick Ross VE7FWP  Telephone 780-402-1402 or Email to  ve7fwp@gmail.com

Club Mailing Address:

VE7MIS c/o 33330 - 7th Ave., Mission, B.C., V2V 2E3.

Meeting dates, times, locations;

Every 3rd Monday night  EXCEPT July and August at 1900 PT.  Location is the  emergency communications room of  #1 FireHall on 7th Ave. in Mission (one block west of Murrey St. intersection)

Classes Offered:

 

Accredited Examiner(s):

 

Repeaters:

 

Club Events:

 

Club Notes:

Club members monitor 146.460 MHz Simplex.  The club has a radio room at 33330 - 7th Ave. in Mission.

Listing last updated:

2014. 03.05

 


Club Name:

Nakusp ARC

   City: Nakusp

Serving Areas: Nakusp

 RAC Region:

 British Columbia & Yukon

Website:

www.dmorehouse.com/3.html

Club Callsign:

 

Contact:

 Don Morehouse VE7EDA:  250.265.3235 or don@dmorehouse.com

Club Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 310, Nakusp, BC  V0G 1R0

Meeting dates, times, locations;

 

Classes Offered:

 Yes

Accredited Examiner(s):

 DON VE7EDA - IC#1580

Repeaters:

See web site for details

Club Events:

 

Club Notes:

 

Listing last updated:

2012.03.12 - info from web site

 

 

Club Name:

 

COAST EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION (CECA)

 City: Nanaimo

Serving Areas: Nanaimo

 RAC Region:

British Columbia & Yukon

Website:

www.coastemergency.ca or www.va7eca.ca 

Club Callsign:

 VE7ECA

Contact:

 info@va7eca.ca   

Club Mailing Address:

Room #2 - 1415 Wingrove Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia
V9S 3L8

Meeting dates, times, locations;

Meetings held the 4th Thursday of each month. Details at: http://va7eca.ca/calendar-of-events/

Classes Offered:

 

Accredited Examiner(s):

 

Repeaters:

 

Club Events:

 

Club Notes:

 

Listing last updated:

 Updated 2013.08.09



Club Name:

Nanaimo ARA

   City: Nanaimo

Serving Areas: Mid Vancouver Island

 RAC Region:

 British Columbia & Yukon

Website:

www.ve7na.ca/cms/

Club Callsign:

VE7NA

Contact:

President Ron Gibson VE7GOA 250. 390.4157 or Email to: ve7goa@gmail.com or ve7na@shaw.ca

Club Mailing Address:

1415 Wingrove Street, Nanaimo, BC  V9S 3L8

Meeting dates, times, locations;

Normally every second Thursday, with the following exceptions, 1900 local time at the Nanaimo Volunteer Emergency Centre, 1415 Wingrove St., in Nanaimo. No regular meetings are held during the July and August summer months. However, there are July and August executive meetings, which club members are welcome to attend. Most Tuesday evenings at 1900 club members often informally gather at the club for coffee. Guests are always welcome to stop by. Coffee is always on. Each Saturday morning coffee/breakfast 0900 to 0930 local time @ the Windward Pub in the Beaufort Centre, 1588 Boundary Cres., Nanaimo. This is very close to the Nanaimo Regional Hospital. Members and guests are always welcome.

Classes Offered:

Yes; contact the club or check the club web site or contact us at: naratraining@gmail.com

Accredited Examiner(s):

Roger Stacey VA7RS  250.390.1319;  Don Cole VA7EY 250.754.3528

Repeaters:

VE7DJA 145.430 (-) Echo Link 362694

VE7ISC  146.640 (-) IRLP 1003

VE7DJA 443.900 (+) T: 141.3 Hz

VE7BSM 444.725 (+) T:141.3 Hz  Echo Link 428436   IRLP 1755

VE7TUB 146.980 (+)  T:141.3 Hz

All repeaters may be connected to the Island Trunk System 

 

Club Events:

See webpage for current events or email: ve7na @ shaw.ca; December-Club Xmas pot luck. Date is usually announced sometime during the previous month.

Club Notes:

The NARA has been an active club since 1948

Listing last updated:

2012.11.15


Club Name:

West Kootenay ARC

   City: Nelson

Serving Areas: Nelson, Slocan Valley, Kootenay Lake and surrounding areas

 RAC Region:

British Columbia & Yukon

Website:

http://kolmel.com/WKARC.html

Club Callsign:

 VE7CW, VE7RCT, VE7BTU, VE7BDY

Contact:

 

Club Mailing Address:

WKARC, 459 Ward St, Nelson BC, V1L 1S7

Meeting dates, times, locations;

 3rd Tuesday of each month, 1900 PT,  in the Provincial Emergency Response Building at the corner of Vernon and Kootenay Street.

Classes Offered:

 Yes

Accredited Examiner(s):

 VE7ADZ

Repeaters:

 VE7RCT  146.640 (-) located on Slocan Ridge

VE7BTU    147.060  (-) located in Crawford Bay

VE7BDY    147.040 (+) located in Nelson

Club Events:

 Field Day, Banquet

Club Notes:

 

Listing last updated:

 2012.04.26 - info from VA7CJK


Club Name:

New Westminster ARC

 City: New Westminster

Serving Areas: New Westminster

 RAC Region:

 British Columbia & Yukon

Website:

www.nwarc.org/

Club Callsign:

VE7NWR

Contact:

Use the following site:  www.nwarc.org/?q=contact or Email:  exec (AT) nwarc (DOT) org

Club Mailing Address:

62 Kwantlen Court, New Westminster, BC  V3L 5M8

Meeting dates, times, locations;

3rd Tuesday of every month, except July and August. The December meeting may also be cancelled depending on its proximity to Christmas. The doors open at always at 1900 PT. However, the formal business meeting starts at 1930 and normally runs to 2030/2100. You do not have to be a member to attend our meetings. Locartion is at the rear of the City of New Westminster parks board building, also called Century House. It is located at 620 Eighth Street, New Westminster, BC.

Classes Offered:

 

Accredited Examiner(s):

 

Repeaters:

VE7NWR  145.390 (-)    T: 100.0 Hz

VE7NWR   444.600 (+)  (Digital - DMR/MOTOBRO)

VE7NWC  144.990  APRS Digipeater

Club Events:

 

Club Notes:

 

Listing last updated:

2012.03.12 - info from club web site



Club Name:

North Shore ARC (BC)

 City: North Vancouver

Serving Areas: Greater Vancouver, particularly North and West Vancouver

 RAC Region:

British Columbia & Yukon

Website:

http://www.nsarc.ca/

Club Callsign:

VE7NSR

Contact:

webmaster_at_nsarc_dot_ca

Club Mailing Address:

147 East 14th Street, North Vancouver, BC  V7L 2N4

Meeting dates, times, locations;

1st & 3rd Thursday, 1930 PT, at North Shore Emergency Management Office, 147 East 14th Street, North Vancouver

Classes Offered:

Yes

Accredited Examiner(s):

Keith Witney VE7MID
Adam Farson  VA7OJ

Repeaters:

VE7RNS 147.260 (+) (simulcast with VE7NSR)
VE7RBH 147.260 (+) (simulcast with VE7NSR)
VE7NSR 443.200 (+) (hub)
VE7RNV 444.950 (+) (IRLP node 1015)

Club Events:

Courses, Community Events, Field Day, Emergency Communications, technical seminars, presentations of interest to members.

Club Notes:

Club net each Tuesday at 1900 PT on the Club Repeater System VE7NSR - 147.260 (-)

Listing last updated:

2012.03.20 - info from web site



Club Name:

Oliver ARC

  City: Oliver

Serving Areas: Oliver

 RAC Region:

 British Columbia & Yukon

Website:

www3.telus.net/oarc

Club Callsign:

 VE7OLV

Contact:

Jim Whiteside VE7WAJ  ve7waj@telus.net or 250-495-2530
Box 295 Osoyoos, B.C. V0H 1V0

Club Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 444, Oliver, BC  V0H 1T0

Meeting dates, times, locations;

 2nd Thursday of each month.  The club meets every Thursday at 0930 PT time for coffee at 350 Ave. & 99th St. in Oliver. 

Classes Offered:

Yes

Accredited Examiner(s):

 

Repeaters:

VE7RBD 147.160 (-)
VE7RMK 145.01 Packet

Club Events:

 

Club Notes:

 

Listing last updated:

2012.03.12 - info from web site



Club Name:

Mid Island Radio Association

City: Parksville

Serving Areas: Parksville

 RAC Region:

 British Columbia & Yukon

Website:

www.mira-orca.ca 

Club Callsign:

VE7MIR, VA7MIR

Contact:

 Frank VE7DSN 250-752-3626

Club Mailing Address:

762 Nanoose Ave., Parksville, BC V9P 1E8

Meeting dates, times, locations;

 2nd Tuesday of each month (except Jul  & Aug) at 1930 PT - Oceanside Middle School

Classes Offered:

Yes

Accredited Examiner(s):

 Leonard Hooper VE7XLH 

Repeaters:

VE7RPQ 145.370 (-)

Club Events:

 Field Day, Summer BBQ, Christmas Lunch

Club Notes:

 

Listing last updated:

  2012.03.16 - web site active


Club Name:

Penticton ARC

   City: Penticton

Serving Areas: Penticton

 RAC Region:

British Columbia & Yukon

Website:

www.ve7prc.ca/

Club Callsign:

 VE7PRC

Contact:

 webmaster@ve7prc.ca 

Club Mailing Address:

251 Dawson Avenue, Penticton, BC  V2A 3N4

Meeting dates, times, locations;

2nd Wednesday of the month, except July and August,  at 1900 PT at the Search and Rescue building,  251 Dawson  Avenue.

Classes Offered:

 Yes

Accredited Examiner(s):

 

Repeaters:

 VE7PRC 147.120 (+)

VE7OKN  146.920 (-)

VE7PEN 146.58 simplex IRLP node 1164

Club Events:

 

Club Notes:

 

Listing last updated:

 2012.08.03



Club Name:

Penticton B.C. Seniors Radio Club

   City: Penticton

Serving Areas: Penticton

 RAC Region:

 British Columbia & Yukon

Website:

www.ve7prc.ca 

Club Callsign:

 

Contact:

 

Club Mailing Address:

251 Dawson Ave, Penticton BC V2A 3N4

Meeting dates, times, locations;

2nd Wednesday of month except July and August, 2100 PT, at the Search & Rescue building 251 Dawson Ave 

Classes Offered:

 

Accredited Examiner(s):

 

Repeaters:

 

Club Events:

 

Club Notes:

 

Listing last updated:

2012.08.03

 
   
   
 


Club Name:

Arrowsmith ARC

   City: Port Alberni

Serving Areas: Alberni Valley and points west

 RAC Region:

British Columbia & Yukon

Website:

www.arrowsmitharc.ca/

Club Callsign:

VE7EMO

Contact:

Al Winney   VE7AGW    250. 723.2093
ve7agw @ shaw.ca

Club Mailing Address:

3003 4th Avenue
Port Alberni, BC  V9Y 2B4

Meeting dates, times, locations;

2nd Wednesday of each month, except July & Aug, at 3003 4th Avenue, Port Alberni

Classes Offered:

Yes, please contact Al Winney VE7CM   250. 723.2093

Accredited Examiner(s):

Al Winney VE7CM

Repeaters:

VE7KU 147.240 (+)  (IRLP node 1120)
VE7KU 444.450 (+) T:  141.3 Hz
VE7RPA 147.150 (+)  T: 141.3 Hz
VE7RWC 147.000 (-)  T: 100 Hz

Club Events:

Field Day, Canada Day, Fall Fair

Club Notes:

Meetings held every month except July & August (but executive still meet)

Listing last updated:

Web site checked 2012.03.14 - info above cannot be confirmed


Club Name:

 Port Coquitlam EPCOM ARC

City: Port Coquitlam

Serving Areas: Port Coquitlam & Lower Mainland

RAC Region: 

 British Columbia & Yukon

Website:

www.epcom.ca

Club Callsign:

 VE7PCE

Contact:

Chris Carr VE7BAC - Email: chriscarr@shaw.ca  or David Sinclair VA7DRS - Email: va7drs@gmail.com.

Club Mailing Address:

EPCOM, #1 Fire Hall, 1725 Broadway Street, Port Coquitlam BC  V3C 2M9

Meeting dates, times, locations;

3rd Wednesday of the month, 1900 PT, at  #1 Fire Hall, 1725 Broadway Street, Port Coquitlam

Classes Offered:

Yes; check web site for details

Accredited Examiner(s):

VE7QJ

Repeaters:

VA7RPC 145.490 (-)   T:  94.8 Hz

Club Events:

Field Day/Port Coquitlam Terry Fox Run/Thanksgiving Day Soccer Tournament. Please refer to the club's website for details about events

Club Notes:

 

Listing last updated:

2014.01.02


Club Name:

Prince George ARC

   City: Prince George

Serving Areas: Prince George and surrounding communities

 RAC Region:

 British Columbia & Yukon

Website:

www.pgarc.org/

Club Callsign:

VE7FG, VE7FFF, VE7PAB, VE7PAD, VE7RDI, VE7RES, VE7RMB, VE7RMU, VE7RPM, VE7RTA, VE7RWE, VE7RWT, VE7YXS,

Contact:

Frank VanderZande   VE7AV    250. 961.1173 or ve7av@rac.ca

Club Mailing Address:

Box 835, Stn A
Prince George, BC  V2L 4T7

Meeting dates, times, locations;

3rd Wednesday of each month at EMBC (formerly PEP) at the corner of Ferry & Westwood.  Arrive early for the emergency net and see the radio station. The meetings start at 1930 PT. Use the front door - ring the door bell if the door is locked.. The alternate location when we don't have access to the PREOC is the old Beaverly fire hall on Highway 16 West.

Classes Offered:

No

Accredited Examiner(s):

Frank VanderZande VE7AV

Repeaters:

VE7FG 146.940 (- )
VE7RES
145.43 (- )
complete listing at www.ve7av.ca

Club Events:

Ham campout at VE7ZZZ contest site every August

Club Notes:

Past president VE7EQU

Listing last updated:

 2012.03.14 - info from web site.



Club Name:

Richmond ARC Inc.

   City: Richmond

Serving Areas: Richmond

 RAC Region:

 British Columbia & Yukon

Website:

www.rarclub.ca 

Club Callsign:

VE7RAR VE7RMD VE7GOG

Contact:

Kishore Nair   VA7KKN     604.690.1935  Email to: ve7rar@rac.ca  or  va7kkn@rac.ca 

Club Mailing Address:

3531 Richmond St, Richmond, BC  V7E 2W2

Meeting dates, times, locations;

Last Wednesday of the month, Sep to May (except Dec)
1915
hrs at  Steveston  Community Centre, 4111 Moncton St. 

Classes Offered:

Yes - Classes commence 2013.10.05  Contact VA7KKN at 604.690.1935

Accredited Examiner(s):

Rolland Lewis VA7UZ

Repeaters:

VE7RMD 147.140 (+)  T: 79.7 Hz   Echolink
VE7RMD 442.375 (+)  T:203.5 Hz

Club Events:

Informal gathering every Saturday morning at 1030 at Lansdowne Shopping Centre Food Court.

Club Notes:

 

Listing last updated:

2013.09.24


Club Name:

Shuswap ARC

   City: Salmon Arm

Serving Areas: Salmon Arm

 RAC Region:

 British Columbia & Yukon

Website:

www.sarc.bc.ca/index.htm 

Club Callsign:

 VE7RNH

Contact:

 Ron Essex VE7RLE  250.832.2442 or ve7rle@rac.ca

Club Mailing Address:

P O Box 2613, Salmon Arm, BC, V1E 4R5

Meeting dates, times, locations;

2nd Thursday of each month throughout the year, 1900-2100 PT. An e-mail notice is sent out to members on the Monday preceding the second Thursday, giving the location.  Also check the club web site - click on the "Meetings" Tab.

Classes Offered:

Contact the the club for information

Accredited Examiner(s):

 Robin Hickman VE7HMN - rhickman@xana.bc.ca

Repeaters:

 VE7RNH  146.760 (-)   Granite Peak, Fly Hills (Linked to VE7KRA)

 VE7RAM  146.640 (-)   Echolink Node #265550 Tappen

 Pending: VA7AHR 147.140 (+)  Adams Hill

Club Events:

 Many public service events.  Assist Shuswap Emergency Management Program

Club Notes:

 The club was founded 14 July 1977 and has a heavy emphasis on public safety through Amateur Radio.

Listing last updated:

2012.03.12 - info from club web site



Club Name:

Sunshine Coast ARC

   City: Sechelt

 RAC Region:

Serving Areas: Sechelt and the Sunshine Coast

 British Columbia & Yukon

Website:

  www.ve7rxz.ca

Club Callsign:

 VE7RXZ

Contact:

Robert J. Leduc   VE7ALT    604. 885.9491

Club Mailing Address:

6311 Homestead Avenue
Sechelt
, BC  V0N 3A7

Meeting dates, times, locations;

 See web site

Classes Offered:

Yes

Accredited Examiner(s):

 Barry Yee   VE7YEE  604 885 6208

Repeaters:

VE7RXZ 147.22 (+)     T: 100.0 Hz
VE7RXZ 442.650 (+)   T: 123.0 Hz

Club Events:

 

Club Notes:

 Emergency Communications

Listing last updated:

 2011.06.28




Club Name:

Saanich Peninsula ARC (SPARC)

   City: Sidney

Serving Areas: Saanich Peninsula

 RAC Region:

BC & Yukon

Website:

www.pemo.ca/sparc/sparc.html

Club Callsign:

 

Contact:

sparclub@shaw.ca

Club Mailing Address:

 

Meeting dates, times, locations;

2nd Monday, except Jul & Aug, at 0930 PT in the North Saanich fire hall #2, located at 1665 McTavish Road.

Classes Offered:

 

Accredited Examiner(s):

 

Repeaters:

Simplex 146.490 - 0900 PT time

Club Events:

 

Club Notes:

 

Listing last updated:

2013.09.26



Club Name:

Bulkley Valley ARC Inc.

 City: Smithers

Serving Areas: Hazelton, Smithers, Houston

 RAC Region:

BC & Yukon

Website:

www.pgarc.org/BVARS.html

Club Callsign:

 VE7RBH

Contact:

 Doug Steventon, VE7EPT   250-847-4469 or  ve7ept@rac.ca

Club Mailing Address:

8203 Kroeker Road, Smithers, BC  V0J 2N2

Meeting dates, times, locations;

 Variable

Classes Offered:

As needed.  Contact the club.

Accredited Examiner(s):

 Pending

Repeaters:

 Hazelton (Seeley Lake) 146.800 (-)  T: 100 Hz

Houston 147.060 (+)  T: 100 Hz

Smithers (Glentanna) 146.880 (-), IRLP node 1126  T:100 Hz

Smithers (Hudson Bay Mtn.) 449.9 (-)  T: 79.7 Hz (no tail or courtesy tone

The club also maintains an IRLP node (1126) on 147.33 simplex T: 100 Hz  and an autopatch on 146.480 simplex (no PL). The IRLP can be linked to the repeaters for special purposes. Contact us for autopatch and linking codes.

 

Club Events:

 

Club Notes:

 

Listing last updated:

 2012.03.14 - info from web site



Club Name:

Victoria Amateur Radio Packet Association (VARPA)

   City: Sooke

Serving Areas: Sooke

 RAC Region:

 BC & Yukon

Website:

http://www.varpa.bc.ca/ 

Club Callsign:

 VE7VBB;VE7VPR; VE7SPR; VE7RGP

Contact:

 ve7gct@shaw.ca

Club Mailing Address:

c/o VE7DHM Paul Johnson, 410 Sheringham Point Road, RR # 2
Sooke
, BC  V0S 1N0

Meeting dates, times, locations;

 Usually at the Saanich EOC annex, 760 Vernon Avenue.  Check the web site for dates and times

Classes Offered:

 

Accredited Examiner(s):

 

Repeaters:

 

Club Events:

 

Club Notes:

 

Listing last updated:

2012.03.16 - info from club web site


Club Name:

Surrey ARC (SARC)

   City: Surrey

Serving Areas: Vancouver area and lower Fraser Valley

 RAC Region:

BC & Yukon

Website:

www.ve7sar.net 

Club Callsign:

 VE7SAR

Contact:

John Brodie VA7XB at 604-591-1825 or va7xb@rac.ca

Club Mailing Address:

12144 57A Ave.  Surrey, BC  V3X 2S3

Meeting dates, times, locations;

2nd Wednesday of the month, 1900 PT at the Provincial Regional Emergency Operations Centre (PREOC)

Classes Offered:

Basic Qualification - see the club web site for details

Accredited Examiner(s):

John Brodie VA7XB; John Schouten VE7TI;

Repeaters:

 VE7RSC 147.360 (+)   T:110.9 Hz and 443.775 (+)  T:110.9 Hz - both with IRLP and Echolink

Club Events:

 Weekly Net; Field Day; Spring Foxhunt

Club Notes:

 

Listing last updated:

2012.08.02

 

Club Name:

Surrey Emergency Program Amateur Radio Society (SEPAR)

  City: Surrey

Serving Areas: City of Surrey

 RAC Region:

BC & Yukon

Website:

www.separs.net 

Club Callsign:

 VE7HME

Contact:

SEPAR (604) 543-6795 or Kelvin Hall VA7KPH (Coordinator) 14139 BEAR CREEK DRIVE, Surrey  BC  V3W 9E4 (604) 543-1780

Club Mailing Address:

Surrey Emergency Program (SEPAR), 8767 132 Street, Surrey, B.C. 
V3W 4P1

Meeting dates, times, locations;

3rd Thursday of the month, 1900 PT – Location TBA monthly; 4th Saturday of the month, 0900 PT – Firehall One (see calendar for details)

Classes Offered:

NTS Messaging, various antenna and communications emergency preparedness workshops

Accredited Examiner(s):

John Schouten VE7TI;

Repeaters:

 SEPAR uses VE7RSC 147.360 (+)   T:110.9 Hz and 443.775 (+)  T:110.9 Hz - both with IRLP and Echolink, courtesy of Surrey ARC

Club Events:

 Weekly Net; Field Day and monthly training - see SEPAR web site for details

Club Notes:

 SEPAR is an Amateur Radio service organization providing communications support for the City of Surrey Emergency Program. SEPAR also conducts community training and youth workshops

Listing last updated:

2012.08.02


 

Club Name:

Vancouver Area Packet Organization (VAPO)

   City: Surrey

Serving Areas: Surrey

 RAC Region:

 BC & Yukon

Website:

www.rainbowcountry.bc.ca/vapo/ 

Club Callsign:

 

Contact:

    vapo@ansa.com

Club Mailing Address:

7911 128 Street, Surrey, BC  V3W 4E7

Meeting dates, times, locations;

 

Classes Offered:

 

Accredited Examiner(s):

 

Repeaters:

 

Club Events:

 

Club Notes:

 

Listing last updated:

 Web site active as of 2012.03.16 but not sure if club is active



Club Name:

White Rock ARC 

   City: Surrey

Serving Areas: White Rock and South Surrey

 RAC Region:

 BC & Yukon

Website:

www.wrarc.ca 

Club Callsign:

VE7DB

Contact:

Ralph Webb   VE7OM    604. 531.2662  or  ve7om @ rac.ca

Club Mailing Address:

15613 18 Ave Surrey BC V4A 1X3

Meeting dates, times, locations;

2nd Sunday of the month, 1500 PT, at the Centennial Arena, 14600 North Bluff Road, White Rock.  On non-meeting Sundays club members gather at 1500 PT for coffee at the Pavlos Restaurant, 15169 Roper Avenue, White Rock.

Classes Offered:

 

Accredited Examiner(s):

Ralph Webb VE7OM

Repeaters:

VE7RWR 146.900 (-)   T: 91.5 HZ

Club Events:

Sunday Net at 1930 PT on 28.690 MHz; SEPAR Weekly Net - Tuesday 1930PT on 147.360 T: 110.9 Hz (Surrey Club's Repeater)

Club Notes:

 

Listing last updated:

2013.11.17



Club Name:

Terrace ARC

   City: Terrace

Serving Areas: Terrace and surrounding area

 RAC Region:

BC & Yukon

Website:

terraceamateurradio.net/

Club Callsign:

 VE7RTK, VE7THN

Contact:

 Simon Thompson VE7SXS  250 635 0935 or  sthompson@gmail.com or at  the following address

Club Mailing Address:

4803 Walsh Avenue,Terrace, BC  V8G 1Y8

Meeting dates, times, locations;

 Saturday morning coffee (1030 PT) at Elephant's Ear Coffee Shop, Lakelse Avenue, Terrace
 

Classes Offered:

 We have offered classes in the past on an irregular basis and we plan to do so again

Accredited Examiner(s):

 Keith Gosse, VE7ECK

Repeaters:

146.600 MHz (-) VE7RTK/R
146.850 MHz (-) VE7RTK/R

Club Events:

 Monthly Meetings (Usually the second Saturday of each month).  Field Day using the local Provincial Emergency Call sign VE7NWZ, operation of the Provincial Emergency station in Terrace.  We also have organized a hamfest on an irregular basis.    

Club Notes:

 

Listing last updated:

2012.03.16 - web site is active



Club Name:

British Columbia FM Communications Association

   City: Vancouver

Serving Areas: Greater Vancouver Area

 RAC Region:

 BC & Yukon

Website:

www.bcfmca.bc.ca/ 

Club Callsign:

VE7BCB

Contact:

Ian Procyk / Neil de Haan
bcfmca@bcfmca.bc.ca

Club Mailing Address:

Suite 353, 141 - 6200 Mckay Ave., Burnaby, BC  V4L 1X3

Meeting dates, times, locations;

On-Air Net last Wednesday of the month at 20:00 hrs on VE7RPT

Classes Offered:

No

Accredited Examiner(s):

Contact the club

Repeaters:

VE7RPT 146.940 MHz (-) T:136.5Hz  Analog (IRLP 1694)

VE7RPT 224.300 MHz (-1.6 MHz)  T:156.7Hz*  Analog

VE7RPT 443.525 MHz (+5 MHz) T: 136.5Hz  Analog (IRLP 1694)

VE7RAG 1291.94 MHz (-20 MHz) D-STAR DV Port A

VE7RAG 1251.94 MHz                 D-STAR DD Port A

VE7RAG 443.400 MHz (+5 MHz) D-STAR DV Port B

VE7RAG 147.020 MHz (+) D-STAR DV Port C

VE7LAN 145.070 MHz (+) 

Club Events:

 

Club Notes:

 

Listing last updated:

2012.03.16 - info from web site


 

Club Name:

University of British Columbia Amateur Radio Society

 City: Vancouver

Serving Areas: Vancouver

 RAC Region:

 BC & Yukon

Website:

www.ars.ams.ubc.ca/

Club Callsign:

 

Contact:

See club web site

Club Mailing Address:

Box 7, Student Union Building, 6138 SUB Boulevard
Vancouver, BC  V6T 1Z1   or 604 822-2325

Meeting dates, times, locations;

Check web site

Classes Offered:

Yes

Accredited Examiner(s):

 

Repeaters:

VE7RHS 145.270 (-)
VE7RHS 441.975 (+)

Club Events:

 

Club Notes:

 

Listing last updated:

 Web site checked - 2012.03.16 - club does not seem to be active



Club Name:

Vancouver Emergency Community Telecom Org. (VECTOR)

   City: Vancouver

Serving Areas: Vancouver

 RAC Region:

BC & Yukon

Website:

vectorradio.ca/ 

Club Callsign:

VE7VCT, VA7VCT

Contact:

Gary Webb, VA7GMW - 604-722-8539 or email to: president@vectorradio.ca

Club Mailing Address:

c/o E-Comm, 3301 East Pender Street, Vancouver, BC  V5K 5J3

Meeting dates, times, locations;

1st Wednesday every month. Guests and new members are always welcome to attend. Meetings are held at E-Comm, 3301 E. Pender St, Vancouver at 1900 hours local time. Contact us by email at: info@vectorradio.ca for more information about our meetings

Classes Offered:

Yes - multiple radio license sessions are held each year.  Go to the following site for details:  http://vectorradio.ca/training/amateur-radio-license-course

Accredited Examiner(s):

Yes

Repeaters:

VE7TEL 145.170 (-)

 

 

Club Events:

Field Day, Sun Run, Vancouver International Marathon, Santa Claus Parade, Celebration of Lights (Fireworks), also see web page

Club Notes:

Registered non-profit society.

CERV (Communications Emergency Response Vehicle) available for callout - see webpage.

Weekly net on VE7TEL, Wednesday’s @ 2000 hours local time.

Listing last updated:

 2014.02.14


Club Name:

Nechako Radio Club

   City: Vanderhoof

Serving Areas: Vanderhoof

 RAC Region:

 BC & Yukon

Website:

http://www.vanderhoof.net/nrc/

Club Callsign:

 

Contact:

Terry Paton VE7UP 567-2121  Email: tpaton@uniserve.com

Club Mailing Address:

Box 2060, Vanderhoof, BC  V0J 3A0

Meeting dates, times, locations;

 The club meets informally, 1930 PT, at the old "Government Agents" building.

Classes Offered:

Yes

Accredited Examiner(s):

 

Repeaters:

VE7RSM 146.800 (-)  - Operated by the club

VE7RON  146.880 (-) - Operated by VE7UP, who also sponsors two IRLP link radios in Vanderhoof. NODE 1400 VA7RDX operates on 147.330 MHz Simplex and NODE 1940 VE7UP operates on 146.580 MHz Simplex.

Club Events:

 

Club Notes:

 

Listing last updated:

2012.03.16 - info from web site




Club Name:

North Okanagan Radio Amateur Club (NORAC)

   City: Vernon

Serving Areas: Vernon, Armstrong, Enderby, Falkland, Lumby, Coldstream, Winfield, Oyama, Spallumcheen, and Lavington

 RAC Region:

BC & Yukon

Website:

www.norac.bc.ca/ 

Club Callsign:

 VE7NOR

Contact:

Todd Sandrelli VE7MTS at 250-275-0729 or ve7mts@gmail.com 

Club Mailing Address:

P O Box 1706, Vernon, BC  V1T 8C3

Meeting dates, times, locations;

3rd Thursday of every month at 1930 PT.  Meeting locations vary.  Please check http://www.norac.bc.ca for the next meeting location posted under the announcements heading . Members meet at 1000 every Saturday morning for breakfast at the Red Barn Restaurant, in the Shops at Polson Place.

Classes Offered:

Yes

Accredited Examiner(s):

Bill Crowther VE7VTC

Repeaters:

VE7RSS  146.880(-)  T:123.0 Hz

VE7RIP  147.040 (+)

VE7RNR 147.060 (+)

VE7SMT 146.740 (-) T: 123.0 Hz

VE7SMT 449.250 (-) T: 110.9 Hz

VE7RVN 444.275 (+)  IRLP Node 1050

VE7EGO 145.450 Simplex IRLP Node 1301

 

Club Events:

 

Club Notes:

 

Listing last updated:

 2012.03.16 - info from club web site


 

Club Name:

CFB Esquimalt Base Amateur Radio Service (BARS)

   City: Victoria

Serving Areas: Victoria and Western Communities

 RAC Region:

 BC & Yukon

Website:

www.ve7rcn.ca 

Club Callsign:

VE7RCN , VE7RAH, VE7OPS

Contact:

Bill Hicks   VE7DGM    250. 412.4385
ve7dgm @ rac.ca or bars@access.victoria.bc.ca

Club Mailing Address:

Base Amateur Radio Service, PO Box 17000 Stn Forces, Victoria, BC  V9A 7N2

Meeting dates, times, locations;

General meetings: 2nd Monday; Informal meetings every Monday, 1900 PT at Albert Head Camp, Colwood BC. See map on website under "contact".  Talk-in on 145.430 (-) T: 1200 Hz

Classes Offered:

No formal classes, excellent tutoring

Accredited Examiner(s):

Al Fast VE7XZ

Repeaters:

VE7RAH 145.430 (-) T: 100 Hz  EchoLink Open AutoPatch

 

Club Events:

CFARS Station (CIW21); Victoria Intn'l Walk; Juan de Fuca Walk; Victoria Triathlon; Field Day; Canada Day; Canada Winter Contest; (see our website for a complete listing)

Club Notes:

Lots of activity photos on the website: www.ve7rcn.ca;  Club also runs a huge tube bank.

Listing last updated:

2012.03.16 - info from web site


 

Club Name:

Friendship Amateur Radio Society Canada

   City: Victoria

Serving Areas: Canada

 RAC Region:

 BC & Yukon

Website:

 www.islandnet.com/~jyoung/FARSC

Club Callsign:

 

Contact:

 G.D. (Joe) Young VE7BFK  jyoung@islandnet.com or 250-592-1423

Club Mailing Address:

2850 Queenston Street
Victoria, BC  V8R 4P3

Meeting dates, times, locations;

 Irregular business meetings held as required.  ARDF (Amateur Radio Direction Finding) practice sessions 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month, 0930 assemble for 1000 start.  Locations vary but usually a local park.

Classes Offered:

 Introduction to ARDF - participate any time by attending practice session (see above)

Accredited Examiner(s):

 No

Repeaters:

 

Club Events:

 Approximately every other year FARSC particpates in or hosts the Friendship Radio Games.  The FRG feature Morse code speed tests, Morse code pileup test (identify call signs), HF operating contest, and 2 meter ARDF event. Participation is widely solicited, but usually will include members from other FARS’s in Russia, U. S. A., Japan, and others as interest grows.  

Club Notes:

 

Listing last updated:

2012.03.16



Club Name:

The Victoria New Horizons ARC

 City: Victoria

Serving Areas: Lower Island, Mainland, North Washington State

 RAC Region:

 BC & Yukon

Website:

www.vnharc.org/

Club Callsign:

VE7BM

Contact:

info@vnharc.org

Club Mailing Address:

2986 Glen Lake Road, Victoria, B.C.   V9B 4B1 

Meeting dates, times, locations;

Weekdays, 08:45 PT, on VE7RSR 145.410 MHz

Classes Offered:

 

Accredited Examiner(s):

James Hatch VE7CIJ

Repeaters:

VE7RWS  146.980 (-)  T: 103.5 Hz.  (Note: The frequency has changed due to interference to another repeater)

Club Events:

Quarterly Luncheons: March, June, Sept, Dec.  See web site for details

Club Notes:

 

Listing last updated:

2014.02.04




Club Name:

Victoria Amateur Radio Repeater Organization

   City: Victoria

Serving Areas: Greater Victoria

 RAC Region:

 BC & Yukon

Website:

www3.telus.net/ve7ia 

Club Callsign:

VE7RBA

Contact:

Brad Abbott   VE7IA    250. 727.2525; ve7ia @ telus dot net

Club Mailing Address:

3836 Seaton Street
Victoria, BC  V8Z 3W6

Meeting dates, times, locations;

 

Classes Offered:

No

Accredited Examiner(s):

Brad Abbott VE7IA

Repeaters:

VE7RBA 147.120 (+) T: 100 Hz , Echolink #57999
VE7FNI 444.250 (+), Echolink #194150

Club Events:

 

Club Notes:

 

Listing last updated:

2012.03.16 - web site seems to be inactive



Club Name:

Victoria BC Ambulance Service ARC

   City: Victoria

Serving Areas: Victoria

 RAC Region:

 BC & Yukon

Website:

 

Club Callsign:

 

Contact:

 

Club Mailing Address:

Box 3545, Victoria, BC  V8W 3X1

Meeting dates, times, locations;

 

Classes Offered:

 

Accredited Examiner(s):

 

Repeaters:

 

Club Events:

 

Club Notes:

 

Listing last updated:

 2012.03.16 - unable to determine if club is active



Club Name:

Victoria Communications Club

City: Victoria

Serving Areas: Victoria

 RAC Region:

 BC & Yukon

Website:

www.microsec.net/vcc.html 

Club Callsign:

 

Contact:

Ian Soutar   VE7DJI    250. 832.1239
soutar@horizon.bc.ca

Club Mailing Address:

1226 Lyall Street
Victoria, BC  V9A 5G9

Meeting dates, times, locations;

1st Wednesday each month
19:30
PT
 204-2526 Government Street
(Phone 250-384-8392 or 250-382-1239 to verify)

Classes Offered:

Yes

Accredited Examiner(s):

 

Repeaters:

VE7RIA simplex irlp
VE7RRV simplex phone
VE7RRU simplex phone

Club Events:

 

Club Notes:

 

Listing last updated:

 2012.03.16 - unable to determine if club is still active



Club Name:

Westcoast ARA (WARA)

  City: Victoria

Serving Areas: Victoria

 RAC Region:

 BC & Yukon

Website:

ve7vic.ca 

Club Callsign:

 

Contact:

ve7vic@muircom.com

Club Mailing Address:

PO Box 48047, Victoria, BC  V8Z 7H5

Meeting dates, times, locations;

3rd Tuesday of the Month, 1900 PT, at  Red Cross House, 909 Fairfield Road, Victoria, BC.  Enter at Fairfield Rd basement doors.

Classes Offered:

Yes, January to April of each year

Accredited Examiner(s):

Alan Mallett VA7AWM;  Brian Mury VE7NGR

Repeaters:

See lisiting at:  https://spreadsheets.google.com/pub?key=phQa79Z6wY3FzxsZ4qAHxdg

 

Club Events:

Monday night net, IRLP reflector 9005, 1900 PT

Club Notes:

 

Listing last updated:

2012.09.05



YUKON

Club Name:

Yukon Amateur Radio Association (YARA)

 City: Whitehorse

Serving Areas:Yukon

 RAC Region:

 BC & Yukon

Website:

www.yara.ca

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/yukon_amateur_radio/ 

Club Callsign:

 VY1DX

Contact:

 YARA President  Terry Maher VY1AK  Email:  denaliort@yahoo.com

Club Mailing Address:

49 Liard Rd., Whitehorse, YT  Y1A 3L3

Meeting dates, times, locations;

1st Monday of every month, 1900 PT, at EMO Meeting Room, 60 Norseman Drive (next to airport);  Weekly breakfast meeting, 0930 PT, at the A & W.

Classes Offered:

Contact the club

Accredited Examiner(s):

 VY1MB

Repeaters:

Linked Repeater System (WAN)

VA7ATN - Atlin Mountain – 147.360 (+)

VY1RCM - Chilkat (Haines Rd) – 146.820 (-) T:100Hz

VY1RMD - Dawson Lookout (Dawson City) – 146.820 (-)

VY1RFH - Ferry Hill (Steward Crossing) – 147.060 (+)

VY1RBT – Galena Hill (Keno) – 146.940 (-)

VY1RHP - Hayes Peak (Johnsons Crossing) – 147.060 (+)

Miners Ridge (White Pass Summit) – 146.52 simplex remote base

VY1RHH - Horsecamp Hill (Beaver Creek) – 146.52 simplex remote base

VY1RMM - Montana Mountain (Carcross) – 146.820 (-) T: 100Hz)

VY1RMB - Mt. Berdoe (Carmacks) – 146.82) (-)  T:100Hz)

VY1RHJ - Mt. Deceoli (Haines Junction) – 146.820 (-)  T:100Hz)

VE7RFT - Mt. Panacea (Bennett Lake) – 147.240 (+)

VY1RPT - Pilot Mountain (Whitehorse) – 146.940 (-)  T:100Hz)

VY1RRH - Rose Hill (Faro) – 147.060 (+)

VY1RM - (Whitehorse) – 147.180 (+)

VY1IRL – Haeckel Hill (Whitehorse) – 444.25 (+) T:100Hz)

Stand Alone Repeaters

VY1IRL - Haeckel Hill (Whitehorse) – 146.880 (-) T:100Hz) IRLP Node 1500

VY1ECH - Mt. Sima (Whitehorse) – 147.280 (+) Echolink Node 322488

VY1RTM - Transport Mountain (Watson Lake) – 147.060 (+)

VY1RPM – Haines Junction Water Tower – 146.880 (-) IRLP Node 1662

 

Repeater map at:  http://yara.ca/repeaters/repeaters.htm

Club Events:

 

Club Notes:

 Club supports the Marine Distress System

Listing last updated:

 2012.08.03


 

Club Name:

North Country DX Association - Yukon Chapter

   City:

Serving Areas: Yukon

 RAC Region:

 BC & Yukon

Website:

http://www.hamuniverse.com/kl7jricemobile.html

Club Callsign:

VY1RST

Contact:

John Reisenauer, KL7JR   907-444-8555 or John.ReisenauerJr@alyeska-pipeline.com

Club Mailing Address:

3705 Arctic Blvd., #1830, Anchorage, AK 99503

Meeting dates, times,locations;

Special Events and Contests

Classes Offered:

n/a

Accredited Examiner(s):

Bob Melanson, VY1MB

Repeaters:

 

Club Events:

 Antenna experimenting & contesting

Club Notes:

 QSL mgr KL7JR - CBA only

Listing last updated:

 2012.03.16 - info from web site