Richmond Amateur Radio Club is proud to announce that it will host it's very first swap meet on Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 9 AM to 1 PM at the South Arm United Church in Richmond (at SW corner of Steveston Hwy. and No. 3 Rd.). Along with the usual vendor table, we are also organizing a display of emergency communications vehicles and setting up a station to try contacting VE100VIMY, Click on swap meet logo for admission, vendor table and advertising info


 

Our next regular meeting will be on February 22nd,

at the Steveston community Center, Coho Room

Guest Speaker: Charles Cohen, VA7CPC who will give a brief talk on "Is your rig on frequency?".

 


Basic course started on Feb. 4, 2017 and runs for six Saturday mornings form 9 AM to noon with exam on Mar. 18. Click on course logo for updates or send questions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For next Basic radio course offered in the Vancouver area, go to the VECTOR site to sign up for their upcoming March 2017 course.

 


   Thanks to everyone for attending the radio seminar on Nov. 26th, especially those coming all the way from Chilliwack, Maple Ridge, North Shore, Coquitlam and Surrey. Also special thanks to speakers representing SOTA (Vancouver Is. South), ARDF (RadioSport Canada), City of Richmond Emergency Programs, and Richmond ARC members for adding value and diversity to the agenda of Amateur radio topics.

Monday, 27th February 2017 04:07:18

Richmond Facts

Geography:     Latitude 49º 10' 59.1" N
                         Longitude 123º 8' 0.7" W


Elevation:         Averages one meter above sea level.


Area:                  50.067 square miles
                           129.666 square km
                           32,043.477 acres

Club Repeaters

VHF Repeater:

  • VE7RMD: 147.140MHz, +600kHz, 79.7Hz 

 UHF Repeater:

  • VE7RMD: 442.375MHz, +5MHz, 203.5Hz

 VHF Repeater Net:

  • Where: 147.140 MHz +600, 79.7Hz Tone
  • When:  Every Tuesday  from 1900 – 1930 hrs

The idea of forming an Amateur Radio Club in Richmond, British Columbia was conceived somewhere around the 1950s. Meetings have been held at various locations over the years including several member's homes, a barn loft, the East Richmond Community Centre, the Worker's Compensation Board Building, and finally to the current location at the Steveston Community Center.

The Richmond Amateur Radio Club is a member of the Emergency Management BC and also operates VE7GOG for the Parks Canada Gulf Of Georgia Cannery historic site. The station is equipped with HF, VHF, UHF, and packet.