The 2016 OARC Hamfest will take place in the usual location, the Carp Fairgrounds, on September 10. It features the largest amateur radio fleamarket between Ottawa and Montreal. For further information please contact the club.

Members are reminded that executive meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month, and are open to members. Contact the executive for details.

Regular Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month, at 19:30L (except July and August).

We meet at Ottawa City Hall, 110 Laurier Avenue, on the second floor. It is easiest to come in from the Lisgar street entrance.

Or catch us on Mondays at 20:00L on the Capital City FM Net using the club repeater VE2CRA
(146.940- 100Hz CTCSS).

Ottawa ARC 21th Annual Hamfest & Forum. RAC AGM to be held in the afternoon upstairs in the sports club.

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Sponsored by the Ottawa Amateur Radio Club inc.
Date: Saturday, September 9, 2017
Place: Carp Agricultural Fairgrounds,
3832 Carp Road (at Falldown Lane),
Ottawa (Carp), Ontario.
From Ottawa, take Highway 417 West to Carp Road exit, then 11 km North to the fairgrounds. Hamfest is located in the arena, so follow the signs on the site.

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Time: Indoor Commercial vendor setup: 7:30 am - 9 am; Private vendor setup: 8:00 am - 9 am.
Public: 9 am - Noon.
Cost: $6 General Admission,
$14/table (plus admission);
Please book tables early to ensure a reservation

We will have a qualified licence examiner on site, so you can get your ham radio licence or upgrade at the hamfest!

For further information or reservations contact:
email fleamarket AT oarc DOT net
Facebook: OARC Hamfest on Facebook
Web address:

Talk-in on VE2CRA , 146.940 - Mhz 100hz CTCSS