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Upcoming Events: posted July 13/22

We are pleased to be able to provide the Coming Events once again! Details are only tentative so please be sure to check the club websites for updated information including possible cancellations due to the ongoing pandemic. The following events were included in the July-August 2022 issue of The Canadian Amateur magazine. 

For more events visit: https://secure.eton.ca/rac/events/index.html and Hamshack.ca

Richmond Amateur Radio Club Swap Meet

Sponsor: Richmond Amateur Radio Club

Date: Saturday, July 23

Place: Vancouver, BC; 11051 No. 3 Road, Richmond, BC

Time: 9 am to 12 noon.

Cost: Admission $5; Vendor table $20.

Talk-in: 147.140 MHz, 79.7 Hz.

Description: General sale and display of new and old Amateur Radio related items and services.

Info: Contact Urey Chan, VE7URE. Email contact:

W: http://www.richmondarc.ca/swapmeet2022.html

Manitoba Ham Fest

Sponsor: Brandon Amateur Radio Club

Date: Saturday, August 13

Place: Austin, MB; Pioneer building at the Manitoba Agricultural Museum. If attending the Ham Fest, there is no charge to enter the Museum grounds. Public enter hamfest on the west side and vendors on the east side.

Time: Vendors 10 am; Public 11 am to 3 pm.

Cost: Public $5 (includes an entry into the door prizes); Tables $10 vendor entrance at the overhead door on the east side. Food and coffee will be available onsite.

Talkin: ve4mtr 146.91 -600

Info: Stan Penner, VE4SJP, ; for tables contact Brian Beadle, VE4BCB at

W: https://www.brandonarc.ca/

Parry Sound Amateur Radio Club Hamfest

Sponsor: Parry Sound Amateur Radio Club

Date: Saturday, August 13

Place: Nobel, ON; McDougall Recreation Centre, 148 Hammel Ave P2A 2W9

Time: Vendors 7 am; Public 9 am.

Cost: Public free admission; Vendors indoor only: 1st Table $15; 2nd and more $10 each. We have decided to only use the rink surface for vendor tables. No sidewalk tables. Supply your own tables, $12 each spot. Tailgating can be done this year but will be limited to 6 parking spots on a first come reserve base. Per Tailgate Parking spot $15.

Talkin: VE3RPL 2m VHF 145.490 MHz (-600 kHz) PL tone 156.7 Hz.

Info: Email contact:

W: https://hamfest.ve3rpl.com

Hanover Ham Haul

Sponsor: Local Amateur Operators. 

Date: Saturday, August 20.

Place: Hanover, Ontario; Hanover Drive-in Theatre and enter at the Ticket booth. GPS the coordinates are 44.1508° N, 81.0033° W.

Time: Vendors 8:30; Public 9:30 until 1 pm.

Cost: Public $5; Vendors $5 plus admission. Children under 12 free. 

Description: Proceeds go to local charities. The event is an open air tailgate type event and will run regardless of the weather.

Talkin: 146.52 Simplex no tone.

Info:

Vancouver Island Ham Happenings

Sponsor: Cowichan Valley Amateur Radio Society

Date: Sunday, August 28

Place: Crofton, BC; Crofton Community Centre, 8104 Musgrave Street.

Time: Vendors 8 am; Public 9 am to noon.

Cost: Entry: $5, Tables $20 (includes one entry).

Description: CVARS will be liquidating SK donations at great prices. This event sold out last time so get your tables early.

Talk-in: 145.470MHz (127.3Hz) or the Island Trunk System.

Info: Gabor or call or text 250-715-8634.

W: http://www.cvars.com

Ottawa (Carp) Hamfest

Sponsor: Ottawa Amateur Radio Club.

Date: Saturday, September 10

Place: Ottawa (Carp), ON; Carp Agricultural Fairgrounds in the W. Erskine Johnston Arena, 3882 Carp Road.

Time: Commercial vendors: 7:30 am; Private Vendors: 8 am; Public: 9 am to noon.

Cost: Public $6; Vendors $14/table plus admission. Please book tables early to reserve your preferred table location.

Talkin: VE2CRA, 146.94-, 100 Hz.

Description: The region’s largest fleamarket and hamfest. All of the big Ham Radio retailers are going to be there! Major doorprize draws. Breakfast, coffee, and snack concession in the lobby area. Onsite Amateur Radio licence exams.

Info: Contact:

W: http://www.oarc.net/club-events/hamfest/

London Amateur Radio Club Hamfest

Sponsor: London Amateur Radio Club

Date: Sunday, September 18

Place: Dorchester, ON; 4939 Hamilton Road.

Time: 9 am to 12 noon

Cost: Public $8; Tables and Tailgating $7 plus $8 admission.

Description: Shop and find many things you might want or need. Book a table and sell some of the things you found while we were all shut down. See friends you haven’t seen in years.

Talkin: VA3LON 147.060 PL 114.8

Info: Contact:

W: http://www.larc.ca

RAC Canada 2022 Conference and AGM

We are pleased to present the “Canada 2022 Conference” to give all Amateurs a chance to get together and see what’s happening in Amateur Radio – now and in the future. 

Date: Sunday, September 18

Place: The Canada 2022 Conference and the RAC Annual General Meeting will be an online virtual event via Zoom as in the last two years.

Time: Conference 12 noon until 3:50 pm followed by the RAC Annual General Meeting at 4 pm.

Description: An interactive mini-conference that will feature interesting presentations on a wide range of topics followed by the AGM.

Info: Please stay tuned to the RAC website for more information.

W. https://www.rac.ca/rac-canada-2022-conference-and-agm/

WARA Swap Meet 2022

Sponsor: Westcoast Amateur Radio Association

Date: Sunday, September 25

Place: Victoria, BC; Leonardo Da Vinci Centre, 195 Bay Street.

Time: Vendors 8 am; Public 10 am.

Cost: Public $5. Tables $20; reservations begin September 1.

Description: WARA Swap & Shop is back in town after 15 years with 25+ tables and 70 parking spaces available.

Talk-in: VE7VIC 146.84 100Hz

Info: Contact

W: https://www.ve7vic.ca/

For more events visit: https://secure.eton.ca/rac/events/index.html and Hamshack.ca