VE2CRA Repeaters

The club has three repeaters (VE2CRA) located in the Gatineau hills just north of Ottawa with a great view and footprint. We have two auxiliary receivers: one in downtown Ottawa and one in Sarsfield, Ontario.

View towards Ottawa from the repeater tower.

Analog repeaters

VHF: 146.940/146.340 100Hz CTCSS required
UHF: 443.300/448.300 100Hz CTCSS required

Digital repeater

As of 2022 a new DMR digital repeater is on the air.

  • Frequency: 444.400/449.400
  • Colour Code: 1
  • Time slot: 1 for BrandMeister
  • Time slot: 2 Talk Group 6 for the XLX196 Ottawa Valley Reflector
  • Currently the repeater is not connected to the internet. It will only provide local communications using DMR
  • IRLP Node 2040
  • 146.940/146.340 (VE2CRA)
  • Code 411 for info
  • Code 204 for activity
  • Code 88 for time
  • The system will not initiate any outgoing connections. It will accept incoming connections.
  • For further information please contact the Repeater Chair.


  • Node name is VE2CRA-R
  • Node number is 810311
  • 146.940/146.340 (VE2CRA)

A bit of repeater history from 2005

See the original tower installation video …

Harrie VE3HYS has posted a video here:

Last Updated on 2024-01-05 by AdminOARC