gordon.dewis.ca - Random musings from Gordon


VC3R at Black Rapids lockstation this Sunday

July 26, 2007 @ 16:38 By: gordon Category: Amateur radio

The Manotick Amateur Radio Group will be operating VC3R at the Black Rapids lockstation on the Rideau Canal Sunday, July 29th from 0830 Eastern to 1630 Eastern (1230Z to 2030Z). VC3R is a special event callsign being used to celebrate the 175th anniversary of the Rideau Canal.

Operating information:


  • 20m on 14.275; other bands as conditions permit
  • 146.520 simplex
  • club repeater VE3RIX (145.450-), IRLP node 2596, Echolink node 148649

Digital modes (BPSK, etc):

  • 20m on 14.070; other bands as conditions permit

If you’re in the Ottawa area, please feel free to stop by the lockstation. The lockstation is on Prince of Wales drive in Ottawa, roughly halfway between Hunt Club and Fallowfield.


  1. Darin's Log (July 29, 2007 @ 07:41)
  2. The Squid Zone (July 29, 2007 @ 07:43)

Leave a Reply