The following list of Amateur Radio Nets is an ongoing project that needs your help to keep it current. It is very much a work in progress.
In addition, if you know of a good source of nets on the Web please share the links with us and we will add it to the page.
National and International Nets
|National Traffic System http://www.arrl.org/nts|
|CLARA Net and IRLP International YL Net|
The Trans-Canada Net: 18:00 UTC Sundays & Stat Holidays. 14.140 MHz USB. The TCN starts at 18:00 GMT on Sundays and most Canadian Satutory Holidays. Tom, VA7TA, TCN Net Manager – www.transcanadanet.com
|The Trans-Canada Net|
18:00 UTC Sundays & Stat Holidays. 14.140 MHz USB. The TCN starts at 18:00 GMT on Sundays and most Canadian Satutory Holidays. Tom, VA7TA, TCN Net Manager – www.transcanadanet.com
|The Transprovincial Net: To find out all about this net, just visit the TPN website|
|Canadian Red Cross Net: The Amateur Radio Station at the Canadian Red Cross Headquarters in Ottawa conducts a weekly net on Sundays at 1900z on 14.125. The various Red Cross associated station across Canada usually check-in, but all check-ins are welcome. There are usually a one or two check-ins from Europe.|
|Ten-Ten International Net: https://www.ten-ten.org|
Vancouver Island 6m net: This net runs on Saturdays 11:00 PST 50.150 USB
Nanaimo Amateur Radio Association 80m net: Sundays 16:30 PST 3744 kHz LSB
|VECTOR (Vancouver Emergency Community Telecommunications Organization):|
every Wednesday night at 20:00 local. The net covers emergency communications and preparedness and usually includes a guest speaker or topic of interest. It’s on 145.170MHz.
|Royal Naval Amateur Radio Society Net: every Sunday at 1830 UTC to 2000 UTC. All are welcome to join the net. Reg, in Victoria B.C. conducts the net.|
|Westcoast Amateur Radio Association Net, Victoria: 146.84 MHz, 146.66 MHz repeaters. Monday nights at 7pm local time, Swap and Shop, news and events.|
|The Victoria New Horizons ARC Net: open to all to check in, but primarily for seniors), meets on 145.41 – Monday through Friday year around at 8:45 am. Visitors welcome.|
|University of British Columbia IRLP Net: meets Sunday evenings at 20:00 PST. It can be accessed across Canada on IRLP node 1000 (irlp.net)|
|The BC Public Service Corps Net: meets at 01.30 z every day at 3729 KHz, or 5:30 pm PST Winters, and 6:30 pm Summers. It is in session for 90 minutes, taking traffic for BC or any other points within range.|
|Alberta Public Service Net|
This net runs daily on 3.700MHz at 01:30Z. Net manager Don VE6JY
|The Central Alberta Amateur Radio Club VHF Net|
The CAARC Monday Night VHF Net is held at 20:00 hrs Mountain Time on the CAARC linked repeater system VE6QE 147.150 + near Red Deer, VE6VHF 146.910 – near Rocky Mountain House, VE6PZ – 145.210 – near Nordegg and VE6UK 145.250 – near Big Valley. The Net Control station rotates weekly and, periodically just for fun, a dual mode net will be run with stations checking in on VHF then QSY to an alternate mode on another frequency such as CW, packet, IRLP or APRS for a second check in. Weekly net information can be found at http://www.caarc.ca/ with the schedule of Net Controllers.
MB/NWO ARES SitRep/Health & Welfare Net
The Bay Bridge Net: A joint service provided by the Quinte and Prince Edward Radio Clubs which meets at 7:30 pm Tuesday local time year round. It also has a temporary Morning Edition every day at 10:00 am local time during the current pandemic. It runs on interconnected repeaters VE3TJU, VE3KFR and VE3QAR and is Allstar accessible.
Please refer to http://www.peradioclub.ca/ for connection details.
|The Ontario 144 MHz SSB Net: Tuesday 2100 hrs, Kieran’s Ottawa Valley 144 MHz SSB Net, Ottawa/Almonte, 144.250 SSB|
|The Ottawa Valley VHF/UHF SSB Net: visit their web page at https://www.wcarc.on.ca/|
|The Welcome Mat Net: operates Wednesdays at 1900 hrs on Ottawa repeater, VE3TWO, 147.30 MHz+. The purpose of this net is to encourage new Radio Amateurs to get on the air and to stimulate use of the club’s repeater, VE3TWO.|
|Border City Radio Club Monday Night Net: Windsor, Ontario; VE3WIN 147.000 (+) 118.8 Hz pl; 7:00 pm every Monday Night except Club meeting nights on the 3rd Monday of each month. No nets during July and August. General information net including Swap listings.|
|The Black Fly Net: at 10 am ET Sunday, 147.24 +. This 2m net has been on the air for quite some time – dare one say years and in addition to the permanent population of the Haliburton Highlands, they also appeal to the cottage crowd that swells the county population 100x every summer! All are welcome to check in. The net has a different net controller each week, is held every week of the year and is sponsored by the The Black Fly Repeater Association.|
|Monday Night Net: at 8:00pm ET Monday, 147.24 +This 2m net has been on the air for quite some time – dare one say years and in addition to the permanent population of the Haliburton Highlands, they also appeal to the cottage crowd that swells the county population 100x every summer! All are welcome to check in. The net has a different net controller each week, is held every week of the year and is sponsored by the Minden Amateur Radio Club.|
Peel ARC Nets: Peel Amateur Radio Club (Brampton, Ontario) hosts a number of regular weekly nets:
Wednesday Evening ARES Net 8:00pm 146.880 (-), 443.550 (+)
Ontario Amateur Radio Service Net: Meets daily on 3.755 MHz from 7 am to 6pm daily ET with a different controller every hour. Net manager is Barry, VE3ISX.
www.ontars.com The website provides controller opportunities, special events listings such as hamfests, and our very own ONTARS Market Place where amateurs can post “amateur only” type equipment listings.Inquiries:
The Sandbox Net: Meets daily on 3.733 at 22:30 UTC. Net manager is Cliff VA3CAF with different controllers each evening. It is a roundtable, friendly discussion net with topics of general interest and a general meeting place where stations are called back in for 2nd and 3rd rounds depending on band conditions and net activity. The netcan be reached at
|The Ottawa Area QCWA Net: meets on repeater VE3TEL (147.030 out/ 146.430 in) on Thursday evenings at 2000 hours local by the kind permission of the Pioneer Amateur Radio Club. The callsign used is VE3QCW.The purpose of the NET is to promote interest in the QCWA, and in particular in Chapter 70, the National Capital Chapter. The Net is also to exchange information of interest to Area Amateurs. You do not have to be a QCWA member to participate in the Net – everyone is welcome.|
|Communications Ontario Net: daily at 10:00 am Eastern on 7.153 MHz. Regularly interfaces with Ontario Phone Net for Priority, Welfare and Routine traffic – www.hfradio.net with the schedule of Net Controllers|
|The Sunparlor Amateur Radio Club, Leamington, Ontario|
has an 80 meter net at 13:00 local (est) time on 3805 Khz. every Sunday. The net is open to all and gives all an opportunity to check equipment and antennas.
|The North Bay Net: Sundays 0900L, 3.768MHz, hosted by VE3RNY. Any and all check-ins are welcome.|
|The North Bay Amateur Radio Club VHF Net: Monday Mornings 0700 – 0800L on 145.110(-) . The operators change but all hams in the area or passing thru are welcome to check in.|
|The Pot Lid Net (PLN): a slow speed CW NET (8-12 WPM) meets every Sunday (except July and August) at 11 AM EST/EDT on 3.620 Mhz. The purpose of the NET is to promote interest in CW operation and CW NET procedures. A good source of code practice for beginners and listeners. The NET manager is Roger, VE3XRR, 613-741-9847 if additional information is required|
|The ABW (Anything But Weather) Net: meets on Thursday evenings at 1930 hours Eastern Standard Time, on 3740 kHz. The ABW net is a fairly casual ragchew net where we try to discuss … Anything But the Weather. Moderator is Susan Mogensen VE3MOG. All check-ins are welcome.|
|The Quebec net is each night at 7 pm on 3.780. Although it is conducted in French all are welcome. If you are in the Nation’s Capital, every Wednesday at 7 pm VE2REH net at 147.105 + 147.705. It covers from the Pontiac (West Quebec area) up to the west part of Montreal island (Rigaud area) through a different repeater. It also covers the Eastern Ontario and Ottawa Area.|
|Professional Loafers Net|
The PL Net stands for Professional Loafers and is run daily from 0800 hrs to 0900 hrs on 3.787.00. The Net controller is Wayne VE2WHH the prior controller was Roy VE2RWT. Website info: http://www.proloafers.ca/
Maritimes and Newfoundland and Labrador
|VO Evening Traffic Net|
This is the longest standing net in NL. It runs on 3740 kHz LSB at 22:30Z, 7:00 pm Local Time (6:30 pm in Labrador).
|Cod Jigger Net|
This net runs on 7085 kHz LSB at 13:00Z, 9:30 am Local Time (9:00 am in Labrador). Alternate frequency is 3740 kHz. LSB.
|Newfoundland VHF Evening Net|
This net runs on the Island Linked Repeater System, at 00:30Z, 9:00 pm Local Time (8:30 in Labrador).