We are now accepting 2016 Membership applications. Please download the PARC Membership Form here and give updated information to Barry, VE3BLM.

PARC Meetings

Next PARC Meeting: Tuesday, December 1st, 2015 at 7:30 pm

Peterborough Amateur Radio Club meetings are usually held on the first Tuesday of each month at Adam Scott Collegiate Vocational Institute in Room 131 at 7:30 pm. Adam Scott is located at 175 Langton St,Peterborough. Access to meeting room can be made by using the southern most doors of the south parking lot off of Hilliard St., which is between the school and the school's Athletic field. All amateurs including anyone interested in becoming an Amateur radio operator are welcomed to attend PARC meetings.

PARC/Adam Scott Radio Club Basic Level Course

Spring 2015

2014 Basic Level Graduates

Congratulations to 2014 Graduates.(from the left) VA3NSE - Shirley Newman-Jones, VA3ITW - Tony Warr,VA3CGB - Corey Ball and Richard Hill (not shown) for obtaining their Basic + Amateur Radio License.

The Peterborough Amateur Radio Club along with the Adam Scott Amateur Radio Club implemented the Basic Level Amateur Radio course in Spring 2015. The Basic License Course ran at ASCVI and was open to anyone wishing to prepare for the Amateur Radio License examination. The cost for the course is free to PARC members plus the Study Guide Book. Classes ran from 7:00 pm till 9:00 pm on Monday evenings in Room 131 and ran for 12 weeks in total. Examination was written June 15th. Note, that examinations can be scheduled to be written at anytime through any Industry Canada Accredited Examiner. Please email VE3EMA if you are interested in registering. Coax Publications' "Canadian Amateur Radio Basic Qualification Study Guide" is used in this course. A minumum of six particpants are required to run this course.

CANWARN Training

Thursday May 21st, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Peterborough Public Library, 345 Aylmer St. North.

Listen to Ward Kennedy, the coordinator of Canwarn for south central Ontario on CBS radio.

Facebook Group

PARC Facebook Group

The new Facebook group is for all to have some fun, exchange ideas thoughts and images of your triumphs and fun on the air, projects, photos of your shack or if you see a band opening or know of a special station let us know. Come on in and join the group.

VE3PBO Repeater

Click Here to access the Repeater webpage.

The new Sinclair 2M 2 dipole antenna was successfully installed June 29th, 2014. Unfortunetly, the new antenna did not fix the repeater noise issue. Click here for photos from the top of the Water Tower taken during the 2009 antenna installation.

2015 Field Day

Click Here to access the Field Day webpage.

This year's event was once again held at Newhall Park.

PL Breakfast - Nichols Oval Restaurant

Next PL Breakfast is May 22nd, 2012 at 9:30 am.

The PL breakfast is held on the fourth Tuesday of each month at Nichols Oval Restaurant on Parkhill Rd just east of the Inverlea bridge. This location is also served by the city bus (Nichols Park route). There is plenty of parking at the back and you can use the back door.

Saturday Breakfast - Nichols Oval Restaurant

Every Saturday morning after the 8:30 am Technical net on VE3PBO

Nichols Oval Restaurant on Parkhill Rd just east of the Inverlea bridge. This location is also served by the city bus (Nichols Park route). There is plenty of parking at the back and you can use the back door.

Fox Hunts

Next Fox Hunt: Sunday, April 29th, 2012 at 1:30 pm

PARC Fox Hunts are usually held once a month starting on top of Armour Hill in Peterborough. Tune up on VE3PBO (146.625-) and then switch to Simplex (146.580) to find the FOX. The minimal equipment required is a two meter Handi. The vehicle traveling the shortest distance wins. There is no rush as time is not a factor. All are welcome.

The last Quinte Amateur Radio Club Tour of the County fox hunt was May 5th, 2012.

PARC Christmas Dinner at the Carousel

Saturday, December 12th, 2015

We are returning to the Carousel again for our Christmas Dinner. Dinner starts at 7:00pm Please contact Barb, (705)745-0367 if you are attending.


Other Past and Upcoming PARC Involved Activities
Volunteers are always needed!

2014 - 2015


December 12th, 2015 Annual Christmas Dinner at the Carsouel,7:00pm Contact Barb, (705)745-0367
May 31st, 2015 Walk for MS Contact Barry, VE3BLM
May 31st, 2015 Walk for Dog Guides Contact Barry, VE3BLM
June 27th - 28th, 2015 Field Day at Newhall Park Contact Terry, VA3MTT
Oct. 3rd, 2015 Head of the Trent Contact Barry, VE3BLM
Oct. 4th, 2015 Run for the Cure Contact Barry, VE3BLM
Oct. 16th - 18th, 2015 Jamboree On The Air Contact Dave, VE3DVY