General News

Christmas Pot Luck Supper



The Annual CAARC Christmas Pot Luck Supper will be held on Sunday December 4th at 4:00PM in  east Red Deer at the 

Clearview Park Community Hall

93 CORNETT, Red Deer

 Please bring a food item dish and or dessert. The club will provide the turkey, ham and other fixings. If possible please bring a cash donation for the Salvation Army. We will meet at the hall from 4:00 PM until supper around 6:00 PM. Please bring your own cutlery and plates.



There will be a draw for the Gizmo also at this meeting. Please be prepared to add your personal touch to enhance this ongoing fun project.

Please click on view larger map below , then click on directions in the larger map for driving directions from your QTH

World’s Smallest Moon Lander from Japan will Put Ham Radio Transmitter on the Moon

Check these links for some interesting reading about 10 new cubesats on the NASA Artemis 1 mission.



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Ham radio operator jumps in to help woman in Florida during Hurricane Ian

Ham radio operator jumps in to help woman in Florida during Hurricane Ian

Click this link  for the full story.


Basic Amateur course fall 2022

RAC Basic Qualification Amateur Radio Course: Fall 2022


The May CAARC general   meeting was an in person meeting on Wednesday May 18th  at 7.00PM  held at Glenn’s Restaurant , Red Deer  in Gasoline Alley. This was the last meeting to finalize the planning for the 50th Picnic and hamfest. It was great to meet in person instead of on ZOOM!




Red Deer Fox Hunt

Edmonton Area Fox Hunting League
We’re meeting with the Calgary Hunters in Red Deer to talk fox hunting and do some fun hunts.
It is also on the CARA website (where the rest of the info below is from).
May Day 2022 sees fox hunters from Calgary and Edmonton rendezvousing at the Tim Hortons in Red Deer, AB 4217 – 50 Avenue.  This will be an event where the Edmonton Area Fox Hunting League meet with fox hunters from the Calgary Amateur Radio Association for a joint sharing of experience and equipment knowledge.  Real fox hunting practice will be a big part of the day, both on foot and in vehicles.


8:00 AM Breakfast and depart Calgary/Edmonton.

10:00 AM Meet and Greet at Tim Hortons, 4217 – 50 Avenue, Red Deer.  Review of equipment for both foot and vehicle searches.  Then head across the street for on-foot practice in Rotary Park.

1:00 PM Lunch at Tims (your own treat) or bring your own.

2:00 PM  Organize and head out for vehicle based fox hunting.

5:00 PM Regather at Tim’s, or other place, for dinner before the journey home.


Edmonton Area Fox Hunting League