Dayton Hamvention this weekend!

May 17th to 19th, 2024

Check out Jeffery Reed's article





Two special events for the Month of May.

The Special Event with the callsign VB3COPS will run from May 12 to May 18, 2024.

Details can be found here.


This Special Event will run from Sunday May 19 to Saturday May 25, 2024, and is a LARC Club event.

Details can be found here.



LARC Board Directors 


The Board Positions have been determined.

 Rick Brown VE3IMG - President 
 Paul Picot VE3PIK - Vice President
 Dave McCarter  VE3GSO / VE3EI - Treasurer
Tom Hart VA3TFH -  Secretary  
 Lee Cassar VA3XLC - Director    
 Alison Headland VE3ZAH
  - Director
 Jay Knops VA3PRR
 - Director     

To ensure the club's success, I encourage all members to get involved in various committees and events organized by the club.




Get your certificate to commemorate the 2024th Edition of the 2 Meter Net:

Get your personalized certificate once you have made a successful contact with the Monday Night 2 Meter Net on April 1st. All you have to do is after completing your QSO enter your callsign below and click on submit. Please allow us until the next Tuesday to enter our logs. The certificate will be in PDF format. After the certificate is shown, you can print it, save it, e-mail it, frame it, etc.

Here is a sample of the certificate.



SSTV and DExNet to VE3LON

Due to issues with MGI the above mentioned Nets are moving to LON (147.060+ T 114.8)



See you in 2024 for our very special HAMFEST.

Celebrating our 104th year!


 Sunday September 15, 2024 at the Dorchester Fairgrounds 9:00 until 12:00.

Download the Flyer here.



Order your Custom LARC Clothing now! 

Custom LARC T-Shirts, Short Sleeve Polo Shirts and Hooded Sweatshirts in all colours and sizes are now available. The LARC Logo, your call sign and name are included.

A new catalog is coming soon.

In the meantime,

contact Lee Cassar VA3XLC via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to order. 




Events for LARC Members to Participate and Past Meetings
General meetings are held on the first Thursday of every month at 7:30. More details can be found here.

Special Group : PI and Kit Builders


Previous Meetings of LARC held on Zoom for 2021-2024 can be found here. 


Past Meeting Videos for the club Centennial can be found here.



 Want to become part of this great hobby?

From the Saturday after Labour day to early December, 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.


Interesting Articles  

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

Past Interesting Articles are 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 $15.00.

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.











Amateur Radio Newsline - "Your independent source of Amateur Radio news for today's radio amateur." - "ham radio on the net'"

ARRL - "The national association for Amateur Radio - News and Features." -  A site to lookup Hams as well as information.

DX Daily -  Site dedicated to the art/science of DX chasing