Activities

The Hamilton Amateur Radio Club tries to host a wide variety of activities for it’s members. The menu above will take you to blogs for each major activity. As this revision of our web site evolves, more activities will be added, so be sure to check back often. 

Following is a listing of all activity related posts, as a summary. 


 

The Tesla Electric Festival

The Hamilton Amateur Radio Club put on an Amateur Radio display for the event. See some pictures of the Event: CLICK HERE

Meeting Notice

Note that the September General Meeting date has been changed to Wednesday, September 25. We’ll be in the Westdale High School cafeteria from 7 to 9 pm. This is the first meeting of the new season, so please come out to meet the new executive and discuss the...

ARRL Field Day 2019

Feld Day 2017 is wrap! Beautiful weather for 22 out of 24 hours, pretty good band conditions and a good time was had by all. Follow this post for pictures.

RAC Canada Day Contest, July 1 2019

Mardy VE3QEE and Parker VA3WPS past Canada Day, The Canada Day Contest will be here soon, starting Sunday, right after Field Day. We will be using VE3DC our well known Club Callsign. Some of the guys have been out to do antenna work in preparation for this event, two...

Fox Hunts 2019

Well, it’s that time of the year again and the hidden transmitter schedule is here.

Announcing the 22nd Annual Ontario QSO Party 2019

The Ontario QSO Party is always held on the third full weekend of April. The first part is 1800Z April 20 to 0500Z April 21, this means 2pm Saturday April 20 to 1am Sunday April 21 and second part is 1200Z to 1800Z April 21 which means 8am to 2pm on Sunday April 21,...

Happy New Year!

General Meeting – Jan 16 2019
Speaker Sarah Simpson-Interpretation Officer for the Haida

Hamilton Area Nets

Hamilton Area Nets SUNDAY TIME: 20:00 (8pm LOCAL TIME) PROCOM NET 442.625+ MHZ VE3DXS TONE 131.8 HZ 442.525+ MHZ VE3UHM TONE 131.8 HZ 444.075+ MHZ VE3NCF TONE 131.8 HZ (under repair) MONDAY TIME: 19:30 (7:30 PM) HAMILTON AMATEUR RADIO CLUB NET 146.760 – MHZ...

Announcing the CQWW160SSB 2019 Contest

VE3DC has won many Certificates for this contest in our Class in Canada and in Ontario. So let’s do it again this year in 2019. You can check the official results for us on the official webpage at: https://www.cq160.com This is our next contest. Feb 21 – Feb 23/ 2019...

Announcing the R.A.C. Winter Contest 2018

Announcing the R.A.C. Winter 2018 to all you Contesters and would be Contesters, Don’t forget the RAC Winter Contest. It is a 24 hour contest that starts at 0:00 UTC to 23:59 UTC December 29, 2018. That means that because of the time difference with the 5 hour...

What we did this Summer in 2017

What we did this Summer in 2017              by Rick VE3BK The people at the Hamilton Amateur Radio Club were still busy this summer, even with the July-August break. Here are some things we did this...

Announcing the CQWW160SSB 2018 Contest

Announcing the CQWW160SSB 2018 Contest VE3DC has won many Certificates for this contest in our Class in Canada and in Ontario. So let’s do it again this year in 2018. You can check the official results for us on the official webpage at: https://www.cq160.com This is...

Announcing the RAC Winter Contest 2016

Hello Ham Radio Contesters and would be Contesters, Don’t forget the RAC Winter Contest. It is a 24 hour contest that starts at 0:00 UTC to 23:59 UTC December 17, 2016 this year. That means that because of the time difference with the 5 hour difference now for the...

Announcing The 19th Annual Ontario QSO Party 2016

Announcing The 19th Annual Ontario QSO Party 2016 Held on the third full weekend of April.  First part is 1800Z April 16 to 0500Z April 17, this means 2pm Saturday April 16 to 1am Sunday April 17 and second part is 1200Z to 1800Z April 17 which means 8am to...

CQ World Wide 160 meter SSB 2016

VE3DC was #2 in our Class in Canada and #2 in Ontario in 2015, right behind of VA3ZV and 6th in our Class in North America again. A great job for 2015, so let’s do it again this year in 2016. VA3ZV and VE3DC clashed for top Ontario Multi and ZV was the winner by...

RAC Winter Contest 2015

Hi Contesters, Don’t forget the RAC Winter Contest. It is a 24 hour contest that starts at 0:00 UTC to 23:59 UTC December 19, 2015 this year. That means that because of the time difference with the 5 hour difference now for the Winter months, this actually means...

Announcing the 2015 CQ WW DX Contest SSB 2015

Announcing the 2015 CQ WW DX Contest SSB 2015 We will be operating VE3DC at the Contest Site and will have a station on every band. This is the fun contest where we work everyone we can all over the world, including strange Islands and call signs. This is usually the...

Announcing the 157th Anniversary of the Burlington Lighthouse

Announcement: the International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend 2015 (ILLW) will be on August 15th and 16th, 2015 this year and we will be at the same place on the Beach Strip. This has been a great spot for us with lots of interest from the public. We will be running...

148th Canada Day Announcement

The Canada Day Contest will be here soon, right after Field Day this year. Field Day is on the Saturday and Sunday of June 27-28 this year with Canada Day starting at 00:00 UTC or 8pm locally on the Tuesday June 30th, 2015, a day and a half after Field Day, and...