November Meeting Video 

Doug Elliott, VA3DAE presentation on Fox hunting techniques and the November meeting has now been posted.

The video is available to review here.


October Meeting Video 

David Lambert, VE3KGK presentation and the October meeting has now been posted.

The video is available to review here.



Important Note: The Board of LARC have defined a policy for Covid-19 that applies to all events of the club. The policy is available to review here.


Fire Prevention Week Special Event 2021

now over!


FPW 2021

Thanks to all who participated. Congratulations to Bogdan VE3YOB and Frank VE3FBZ for most QSOs, 545 and 460 respectively!

We made 1831 contacts. 

We used the callsign VA3FIRE and operated SSB and Digital.

See how everyone did, the logging website provided by VA3MSV results are here.



LARC Hamfest 2021 is cancelled.

We have had enquiries if Hamfest 2021 will go ahead. Unfortunately, due to Covid-19, the annual event has been cancelled.

See you in 2022. Watch for further details here.




Capture Detail of the meetings and links to the Videos can be found here.


LARC Members 

We are hosting Zoom meetings for all those members interested in:

Raspberry Pi

Electronic kit building

Antenna building

Other projects or

Experimenting with Ham Radio

We invite you to attend our Zoom meetings.

Just email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

 Watch this page for information and topics that have been discussed in the group, as well as resource links etc.

The next regular meeting is on Thursday, December 9, 2021 at 7:30 pm EST.


No experience necessary! 

Below is the link to register for the forum for the LARC builders group.

We are enhancing our experience.

Check back here for further developments.


Important information related to Covid-19 Vaccines 


Mike Cook, VE3ZMC has passed along this inportant information related to the vaccine.

Please take a moment to read the attached document. The document is here.  


 Want to become part of this great hobby!

From the Saturday after Labour day to early December, excluding the Thanksgiving weekend, we present the Basic Ham license course.

Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details.

How to become an Amateur Radio Operator (Ham), for more detail go here.

Do you need an examiner to provide a test for your license, a list can be found here.

Register now for the upcoming basic course here.

Resources on getting your ham license are available here.


 LARC Meeting Notification

The current COVID-19 emergency has resulted in the club station being closed.
This includes all normally scheduled activities: Thursday first of the month general meetings, Wednesday evening kit building, CW group sessions and Saturday morning 
We will be using the Zoom platform for virtual meetings. If you are unfamiliar with this application please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for assistance. Also please refer to these support items on Zooms site: Zoom FAQ and Zoom Tutorial Videos.
Updates will be held on the Monday night VA3MGI Net at 8 PM.

The Elmer Net is postponed until the end of the year.

There's a social net Tuesday mornings at 10 on the GYQ repeater that's replacing the face to face meeting at Cherryhill mall.


Special Announcement and Request


LARC is celebrating its centennial this year and we want to have lots of photographs of past events and gatherings to illustrate our recent and more distant past. Please look back in your collections and let us have the files or borrow any prints you might have which show the people and places important in the club’s life. If you have electronic files we would appreciate your attaching them to an email which  explains who is in the photo and where it was taken.

If you send prints we will scan them and get the original back to you. Please pencil the names and event on the back along with your name and call.

Thank you for helping LARC celebrate 100 years!



Interesting Articles  

Get your club Lanyard by coming to any meeting and asking an executive, more details here.

Past Interesting Articles are here.


Upcoming Events and Calendar

The calendar for meetings and events can be viewed here.


 Club Meetings: Meetings are held on Zoom until further notice.

September through June, LARC meetings are held on the first Thursday of the month ( note this is a change from previous years, which were held on the Second Thursday of the month). The meetings start at 19:30. Location of meetings is LARC Club station, 427 Wing, 2155B Crumlin Road North London, Ontario (43.033766, -81.1589447) There are a variety of guest speakers, and you will have a chance to meet other hams to discuss your interests in amateur radio. All hams, SWL’s and interested individuals are welcome.

 Grid Square information can be viewed here.

 Club Station Tours:

The LARC Club station is located at, 427 Wing, 2155B Crumlin Road North London, Ontario (43.033766, -81.1589447) 

If an individual or group wish to have a tour of the club station, they can drop by any Saturday between 10am and 12:00 noon. Generally on Fridays members come to the club station around 11:00 and stay until 2:00. The 427 Wing has a lunch special every Friday at a nominal charge of $10.00.

It would be suggested that you email the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. in advance to make us aware of your interest in the tour.

Notes from our meetings

Presentations from our meetings will be posted here

Do you have a project you want funding for that will benefit the club!

See the guidelines for LARC Projects here and submit to the president, for executive review.  

Canadian Ham-Radio Callsign Database:  Search for the callsign information of Canadian Ham Radio operators (optimized for cell phones) 



The club's logging software and a contributor to our HAMFEST door prizes offerings is N3FJP.






Tuesday Morning Coffee, Hams are welcome to our Tuesday morning get together at Cherryhill Village Mall, 301 Oxford St W, London.

You will usually find us in the food court after 9:00 am.


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