Annual Picnic and Hamfest 2018

 

The 48th Annual Red Deer Amateur Radio Picnic and HamfestIMG_0114IMG_0114

will be held on June 15, 16 and 17, 2018.   

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The national organization (Radio Amateurs of Canada) will be holding their AGM at this Red Deer Picnic. They will also be celebrating the  25th Anniversary of RAC.


Radioworld has announced they will be attending the Picnic.

Be sure to come and have a QSO with their representative.

Click the blue Radioworld above to go to their site

 

The picnic and hamfest is sponsored by the

Central Alberta Amateur Radio Club

Location:  Shady Nook Hall

Directions from Red Deer:

Go west on highway # 11 Turn  south on RR 284. Taken RR 284 south  to Township Road 380 and turn left (east)  to hall.   52*13.904′ N  -113* 56.823′ W

Click the blue more options on this map for a Google Maps view to get driving directions from your QTH>

 

Please click the following link to download a word document to present to businesses for possible door prizes for the picnic.

donor_letter_2018 in word format

 

Get your raffle tickets from CAARC members for  just $5.00 a ticket

Planning on attending the CAARC Picnic in beautiful Central Alberta?
At the picnic there are plans for family activities, ladies crafts, children’s games and other entertaining ideas.Red Deer and area has many other interesting things to do for visitors. Red Deer has a beautiful walking or biking trail system and natural areas. There is lots of shopping and restaurants, we even have a craft beer tour! Many hotels, motels and campgrounds are available. Check out nearby Sylvan Lake, historic downtown Lacombe or even book a trip on a steam train in Stettler. Please go to www.visitreddeer.com or Travel Alberta https://www.travelalberta.com/ca/ for more info!
CAARC 2018 Picnic

 

CAARC Picnic Tentative Schedule & Prices

June 15, 16, and 17, 2018

Please Note: We are unable to accept any credit or debit cards. Please use cash or cheques

 

Friday June 15

14:00 – 22:00 Registration and Special Events Station

19:00 – 22:00 Hospitality Hour – campfire, smokies and s’mores.

Saturday June 16

08:00 – 17:00 Registration and Operating HF Station VE6QE

10:00 – 12:00 Ladies Coffee and Crafts , Polly the Clown face painting

10:00 – Fox Hunt

10:30 – 12:00 Tail gate flea market, Vendor tables

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch SARA dogs

13:00 – 15:00 RAC AGM

15:00 – Fox Hunt

15:00 – 16:00 ARES Meeting

16:30 – 18:00 Main hall closed for pot luck supper preparations.

18:00 – 20:00 Main hall pot luck Supper with BARON OF BEEF ROAST provided by the club

– Please bring your own dishes and cutlery, as well as pot luck dish: eg. – salad, side dish or dessert

20:00 – bedtime! Bonfire (Weather and fire restrictions permitting)

Sunday June 17

8:00 – 9:30 Pancake Breakfast. Please bring your own dishes.  (Cost – donation at the door)

10:00 -11:00 Kid’s Games and Egg Toss

11:00 – 12:00 Liars Contest, Raffle and Draw Prizes

Weekend Family pass – $40.00 – Single $25.00

Day Family pass – $20.00 – Single $10.00

Optional – Raffle tickets – $5.00

  • Calendar

    April 2018

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    • ARES Net on the CAARC repeater system
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    • CAARC 2 Meter NET Please check in to the CAARC net on VE6QE 147.150+ repeater.,VE6VHF 146.91-, VE6PZ 145.210 -, VE6UK 145.25 -...
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    • Koffee Klatch Join the local Hams for coffee at the A and W in the Village Mall across from Wall Mart on the North hill in Red Deer. .Listen to VE6QE 147.150 MHZ plus 600 for directions. See you there!
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    • ARES Net on the CAARC repeater system
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    • CAARC 2 Meter NET Please check in to the CAARC net on VE6QE 147.150+ repeater.,VE6VHF 146.91-, VE6PZ 145.210 -, VE6UK 145.25 -...
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    • Koffee Klatch Join the local Hams for coffee at the A and W in the Village Mall across from Wall Mart on the North hill in Red Deer. .Listen to VE6QE 147.150 MHZ plus 600 for directions. See you there!
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    • ARES Net on the CAARC repeater system
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    • CAARC 2 Meter NET Please check in to the CAARC net on VE6QE 147.150+ repeater.,VE6VHF 146.91-, VE6PZ 145.210 -, VE6UK 145.25 -...
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    • The Next CAARC  General Meeting  will be held on Wednesday April 18  at 7:30PM . 
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    • ARES Net on the CAARC repeater system
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    • CAARC 2 Meter NET Please check in to the CAARC net on VE6QE 147.150+ repeater.,VE6VHF 146.91-, VE6PZ 145.210 -, VE6UK 145.25 -...
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    • Koffee Klatch Join the local Hams for coffee at the A and W in the Village Mall across from Wall Mart on the North hill in Red Deer. .Listen to VE6QE 147.150 MHZ plus 600 for directions. See you there!
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    • ARES Net on the CAARC repeater system
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    • CAARC 2 Meter NET Please check in to the CAARC net on VE6QE 147.150+ repeater.,VE6VHF 146.91-, VE6PZ 145.210 -, VE6UK 145.25 -...
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