The Victoria-Haliburton Amateur Radio Association serves the amateur radio needs of it's members and the City of Kawartha Lakes as well as Haliburton County.
The Association is open to all Amateur Radio operators and SWL's interested in promoting the Ham Radio hobby.
The Association owns and operates two 2 meter FM voice repeaters, VE3LNZ (located in Grasshill) and VA3MIN (located in Eagle Lake). In addition we offer a Packet Radio Node (VE3LNZ), APRS Station (VE3LNZ-3) and an IRLP Node. General meetings are held once a month on the last Tuesday of the month (excluding July and August) at the City of Kawartha Lakes Police Department Building, Community Services Room, in Lindsay. Meetings start at 7:30 PM. Guests are always welcome so drop by for one of our meetings and see what we're all about!
Social events are held throughout the year including Field Day, Fox Hunts and picnics. In the past, some of our community service events have included Talk To Santa By Ham Radio Day (in the Lindsay Square Mall), participation in the Lindsay Santa Clause parade, JOTA (Boy Scouts Jamboree On The Air) and school presentations to all ages on the hobby of Amateur Radio.
VE3LNZ (147.195 MHz +) With optional Linked Access to the VE3ULR system
VA3MIN (145.210 MHz -) With optional Linked Access to VE3LNZ
A new Yaesu Fusion DR-1X Digital/Analoque Repeater has been received. An antenna will need to be installed, at the repeater site and the operating frequency will be a new VHF frequency . The Repeater is currently running under test purposes, on another Repeater site.
VE3LNZ (145.050 MHz S) 1200 BAUD User Port linked to 19.2 Kb Back-Bone
VE3LNZ-R Node 748673
Event Call Signs:
Note: Due to a technical problem at the Repeater site, the VHARA web page is temporarily being served from a different source.
VHARA Picnic - Update Aug 25 - Picnic rescheduled to Saturday Sept 10, 3 pm
Doug VA3ATP announced that the club picnic would be held Saturday Sept 10/16 at 3pm at the repeater site Grasshill. Also anyone coming, might want to bring some food to share. He specifically suggested a dessert, because last year there were none.
VHARA Monthly Club Meeting and AGM (Annual General Meeting)
Next meeting, Tuesday evening, Sept. 27, 2016, 7:30 pm, Police Department Building, Community Services Room, in Lindsay, 6 Victoria Ave., K9V 4E5
Meeting Topic - TBD
AGM - election of Executive for the 2016/2017 year.
Swap Meet 2016 - Saturday September 17, 2016. Lindsay Masonic Lodge, same location as last year. A final planning meeting/dinner will be held on Monday Sept. 12 at 5:45 pm, at Nebors restaurant (Lindsay Mall), for the Swap Meet volunteers. Please make the payment for your meal, to your server.
For info, contact person is, Bill VE3WAH, VHARA President, email - firstname.lastname@example.org
Postal address to send required, indoor floor space, advance payment cheque is: c/o VHARA Treasurer, 849 Cedar Glen Rd., Dunsford, ON, K0M 1L0
VHARA Radio Net - every Thursday at 8 pm, on repeater VE3LNZ
Fox Hunt -
Saturday August 6, 11:00 am, Fenelon Falls, Tim Hortons/Sobeys
parking lot will be the start point. Len VE3VSR and
Stephen VA3KXP will be the fox.
Other Upcoming Events - ???
Field Day 2016 - Weekend, June 25 & 26. Location - Grasshill repeater site
Please email your Field Day digital photos to -   ve3wah_at_yahoo.ca (replace _at_, with @ )
for posting on the vhara webpage.
20 Metre Antenna
40 Metre Antenna
Link To CANWARN 2016 Training Sessions Locations - all training sessions are now completed
Swap Meet August 29, 2015:
The VHARA 2015 Swap Meet was a great success. The weather was very nice and the attendance was good with a good number of Vendors.
Grand Draw Prize Winner! Stephen VA3KXP $100 Gift Certificate from Maple Leaf Communications
A number of other Draw Prizes, which were generously donated by people, were also drawn for.
Nuts and Volts - website/magazine for the electronics hobbyist. This is a terrific website/magazine
VHARA Contact Information:
Jeffery Paice VE3JCP
54 Elgin st.
email   ve3wah_at_yahoo.ca (replace _at_, with @ )
photos, information, etc, for posting on the vhara webpage, is always welcome
Ontario East (ONE)
RAC Affiliated club ??