Welcome to the Website of the Peel Amateur Radio Club!


April 7th General Meeting Cancelled

Our next General Meeting, schedule for April 7th, has been cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and due to the fact that City of Brampton facilities will be closed at this time.


CANCELLED!!

HAMEX 2020 has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 crisis. Thanks to everyone for their interest and we be back in 2021.


2020 CANWARN Training

We regret to inform you that we will not be proceeding with in-person CANWARN (severe weather spotting) sessions this year in light of the on-going COVID-19 pandemic.

More details HERE.

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This is a copy from the Brampton COVID 19 website: “All City facilities including City Hall, Recreation and Community Centers, and Brampton Library branches will be closed until further notice.”
Below is the current weblink where the above quote comes from.
https://www.brampton.ca/EN/City-Hall/News/Pages/Service-and-Information-Update.aspx/189.


Field Day June 27-28, 2020

Start: 1800 UTC Saturday
End: 2059 UTC Sunday (see rules 3.1, 3.2, 3.3)

Always the fourth full weekend in June

Because of COVID-19 the City o Brampton has cancelled all permits until at least July 1, so we will not have access to our usual site. The ARRL is encouraging all Field Day groups to consider alternatives that meet with local regulations. Our Field Day group is in the planning stage right now. Stay tuned…

Download the Field Day information package HERE.


PARC Bylaws

A revised version of the PARC Bylaws has been posted under the “About Us” page on this site, or access the PDF direclty HERE.


Important Time Change!

Note that our monthly general meetings (first Tuesday of each month) will start at 8:00pm rather than 7:30pm until further notice.


The PARC Homebrew Group Jitsi Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, May 20, 19:30 – 21:00. The room name is “PARC_HB”. See the schedule for all of our COVID-19 special video conference meetings HERE. If you are interested, this community town hall is starting shortly.

Learm more about the Home Brew Group HERE.



IMPORTANT!!! A 103.5 Hz Tone is REQUIRED to access the club’s 2 m repeater! Don’t forget to save the change in memory on your transceivers (some rigs will forget the change on power down if you don’t save).


If you live in the Brampton/Caledon neighborhood and have an interest in Amateur Radio, you’ve come to the right place. You’re sure to find activities of interest to you, and a great bunch of fellow radio enthusiasts.


Joining PARC is Easy

Download our membership form which is in PDF format. After you have printed it out and filled it in, either mail it or, better yet bring it in person to the next meeting!  Membership types and fees can be found on the form.

If you want to get your license, we can help! Why not come on out to one of our meetings and meet the gang? You will be most welcome.

The club meets on the first Tuesday of every month, except for July and August.

Keep in touch here on the website and on the club repeaters.


Join PARC Special Interest Groups on Yahoo Groups

(These links take you to Club-sponsored Yahoo Groups. To have full access you will have to register with Yahoo Groups. All these links open a new Tab)
  • PARC eGroup – This is a Yahoo eGroup for PARC members & friends.
  • Brampton-Caledon ARES – facilitates communications between the Club’s ARES members.
  • PARC Homebrew – a forum to discuss project ideas, homebrew techniques, etc.
  • Pi Guys – a group for folks interested in using the Raspberry pi mini computer.

Feel free to explore this site to discover more about the history of the club, activities, interest groups, and current news.  If you would like to learn more about the club or about amateur radio, please contact us. We would like to hear from you!


RAC 375wh The Peel Amateur Radio Club is affiliated with the Radio Amateurs of Canada and encourages all members to become members of RAC.


bramptoncity_lowres The Peel Amateur Radio Club is a proud supporter of the City of Brampton.


Screen Shot 2015-09-10 at 11.04.48 AM We are also pleased to offer support to the Town of Caledon.


LogoRegionOfPeel We are also a proud supporter of the Region of Peel.


 

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