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Southern Alberta Field Day – 2023

The ARRL Field day for 2023 is on June 24th and 25th.

Here in Southern Alberta, we are gathering at the Fort MacLeod Lion’s Club Camp Ground and already have several sites booked as well as many who plan to attend for the day.

Gary VE6CV has the following form available, and asks that you please Complete this form should you plan on attending, so that we can keep track of those who are coming.

Gary VE6CV himself will be camping at this location from June 22nd until July 3rd and will additionally be participating in the Canada Day contest.

There will be mobile, portable, QRP stations and should you wish to bring along gear just let Gary know.  If you have a handheld please bring that to Field Day as well. There will be a campsite repeater system in place.

There are plans to have WiFi in place, however it is recommended that individuals be self-sufficient with their data needs.

There are plans for a Saturday camp pizza night and a Sunday pancake breakfast may be also possible. Planning for food is still under way and it is recommended that individuals be prepared with their own food as needed. This information will be updated as plans evolve.

Family and friends welcome.

Anyone from anywhere is welcome to attend.

We look forward to hearing from you and seeing you there.


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Calgary Amateur Radio Association – CARA 2022 Flea Market

Calgary Amateur Radio Association – CARA 2022 Flea Market


When:  09 Apr 2022 – 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM


Location:  Eastside City Church, 1320 Abbeydale Drive SE, Calgary


Subject to AHS Covid restrictions, CARA’s 2022 flea market is on!  Be prepared to wear a mask if requested.


Venue: Eastside City Church, 1320 Abbeydale Drive SE, Calgary.


Door open to vendors at 9 AM; doors open to shoppers at 10 AM.


Contact Joel Weder VE6EI at


–  additional information

– to reserve a selling table in advance

– to volunteer to set up & take down tables, be a door greeter, and sell tickets.  Volunteers get free general admission to the sale.


At the door, we will be accepting funds for the following:

– general admission tickets for shoppers and sellers $5

– table rentals for sellers: individuals & retailers $10 / table

– tables for HAM clubs (no sales allowed) $0

– 50/50 tickets  $2 ea or 3/$5

* note that table renters must still pay individual general admissions


Food trucks outside in parking lot.

Please see our flea market web page for any additional information.


CARA Flea market held in conjunction with CARA annual Learning Conference at same time and same building.  Separate registration and fee is required.


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