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Welcome to the Southern Alberta Amateur Radio Club

SAARC is for anyone interested in the fascinating world of Amateur Radio. Whether you are a seasoned veteran or someone just getting started in this amazing hobby, there is something for you here. We have members from all walks of life and our HAM community is active and involved.

Our club, originally formed in 1932, is one of the oldest in Canada and one of the oldest in the world. Come enjoy our club and the many personalities that form it and get involved. We look forward to communicating with you either on the air or at one of our many social gatherings held throughout the year.

Come on out and join us.

WE HOPE YOU ENJOY OUR SITE

 

Some of the Things we do as Ham Radio Operators

  1. FIELD DAY OPERATIONS
  2. SWAP MEETS
  3. ANNUAL CORN ROAST
  4. ANTENNA WORK
  5. WEEKLY RADIO NETS

Monthly Meetings

Our regular club meetings are held at 10 am on the third Saturday of the month at the YMCA building, 74 – Mauretania Rd W, Lethbridge, AB T1J 5L4. See you there.

Weekly Nets

We hold the weekly CAM Net on Wednesday nights at 8:00 PM on the VE6CAM repeater at 146.880 MHz. Net Control Operators:

  • First Wednesday: Wayne K. VE6WEK
  • Second Wednesday: Tony W. VE6ABO
  • Third Wednesday: Bruce S. VE6ATY
  • Fourth Wednesday: Cory R. VE6CYT
  • Fifth Wednesday and as needed: Renze D. VE6DC

And every Saturday morning join Tom Buchanan’s (SK) HF Breakfast Club Net on 3.690 MHz at 9:00 AM MT.

Our Executive for 2023:

  1. Interim President: Peter Pankonin – VA6ARI
  2. Vice President:
  3. Secretary: Brian Layton – VE6LAY
  4. Treasurer: Barry Rushford – VE6BGR
  5. Director: Norm Wright – VE6NFW
  6. Director: Renze Dam – VE6DC
  7. Director: Gary Wheeler – VE6CV