Announcing Special Event Station VC3C2C 

Celebrating Canada’s 150th Birthday and the 85th Anniversary of the Hamilton Amateur Radio Club

Times that VC3C2C will be on the air:
1. From Temiskaming County in Northern Ontario, the evening of April 7, daytime April 8 and April 9, 2017. (Completed)
2. From Haldimand County, South of Hamilton for the Ontario QSO Party April 16 and 17, 2017 instead of using VE3DC   (Completed)
3. In the CQWWWPX CW contest (cw only) May 27 and 28, 2016.  (Completed)
4. Field Day from Valley Park in Hamilton June 24 and 25, 2017 (look for us on many bands) instead of the Club call of VE3DC.  (Completed)
5. Canada Day July 1st, 2017 for the RAC Canada Day Contest instead of using the club call VE3DC.  (Completed)
6. International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend from the Hamilton Beachstrip August 19 & 20, 2017, approximate times from 9am to 4pm EST. (Completed)

7. CQWWDX Contest, the end of October (SSB) October 0000Z, Oct 28 to 2400Z, Oct 29, 2017. (Completed)

Additional times below:

For the completed times, check the online log to see if you have worked us.

Online log click HERE

8. RAC Winter Contest, the end of December 0000Z, Dec. 30 to 2400Z, Dec. 30, 2017. This will be the last possible time we can and will be using our Special Event Call VC3C2C.

73 Rick Danby VE3BK

Note that call sign VC3C2C is available for use by all club members. Only one station can be on the air at a time, so use must be co-ordinated. If you’d like to spend a weekend or some time operating this special event call from your home, please contact Rick via e-mail to to schedule a time. Operators will receive a certificate for their efforts.