Welcome to the
Burlington Amateur Radio Club
Barc Celebrates 50 years

Starting in August of 2022 and continuing into 2023, the Burlington Amateur Radio Club will be celebrating its 50th anniversary.

Call sign VC3CJ50 will be used for a SPECIAL EVENT station that will operate from 14:00Z Friday November 11 to 23:00Z Saturday November 12, 2022.

A commemorative Certificate will be sent electronically to those stations contacting our Special Event station.

President:  Mike McArdle VE3KAH


Vice President: Yves Isabelle VA3YVE

Education: Hugh McCully VE3AYR

Treasurer: Mark Richardson VE3OBO 

Membership: Rod Clifton  VE3ISO

Program Director: Leo Guidolin  VE3ZLG

Secretary:   Peter Schmidt VE3PXX

Our neighbours the

Hamilton Amateur Radio Club

Are having a Hamfest

We encourage you to support them.


More information is provided by clicking on the banner below.

Hamilton ARC Hamfest

Our Next Regular Meeting:

Tuesday, Oct.11th

starting at 7:30 pm.

This is a Hybrid meeting

(in person at Shore Acres

and Zoom access for distant members)

See the groups.io discussion forum for further login information.

Guests please contact the webpage for details.

See the results of the BARC 2022 Field day Activity
click on the photo below for the Youtube Video

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The 2022 Ontario Hamfest Was A Success!
Cogratulations to the Door Prize Winners.











photos by Michael Anson Cartwright

Thanks to Kevin VA3RCA, Mike VE3MKX, and Barry VE3ISX

for their photos of the event.

See them at ONTARS here.

Most importantly, Thank you to all of the BARC members who volunteered to make the Ontario Hamfest a Success!




See you again next year.

July 8th, 2023

Prizes sponsered by RadioWorld and Icom

Icom Prize winner
Radio World prize Winner
BARC Volunteers
New Zoom Feature:

Round Table
Thursday, - 7:30 PM

Round Table events are operating via Zoom

These are Seminar Presentations on a variety of topics.

Members: see groups.io discussion for details.

If you would like to join us as a guest please contact us by email. BARC email

S.T.E.A.M. at BARC.ca


Stay in touch with a Net

The BARC Regular Wednesday Night Net

The BARC Regular Wednesday Night Net is at 

7:30 PM on the VE3RSB radio system.

The BARC 220 Net

The BARC 220 Net is on pause so not to conflict with the Round table presentations

Tune to the repeaters and hear what the club has

been doing and the improvements to come.

See the Repeater page for frequencies.


BARC Fusion Net is every Monday

 8:00 p.m.

Connect through the repeater


VE3RSB-Room 61272


You can join the Amateur Radio ranks and 

Get On The Air!

Don't Miss Out!

BARC’s next Certification Course begins

Fall, 2022

Classes will be held on-line using Zoom.

Details of the winter course will be presented soon.

Contact us now so you don’t miss out!

There are several lead up activities before the Course begins so,

email Hugh NOW e-mail VE3AYR reserve your spot.

See the Get Your Licence page for more details.

Two people studying

BARC Repeaters

Our Repeaters have wide coverage over the Niagara and Toronto Regions.
We encourage you to use them.  

Map Indicating Location for GM & Hackspace Meetings , Burlington, Ontario

Map to location of BARC
Website updated Sept. 19, 2022.