Quarter Century Amateur Radio Club Information
Ian Burn VE6OB and Peter Morrison VE6PM founded the Quarter Century Amateur Radio Club (QCARC) in February 1984. The objective of the Club is to provide long-range VHF repeater services to Edmonton and the surrounding area. The revenue required to maintain these repeaters is received entirely from our membership.
QCARC was incorporated on May 28, 1985 and registered under the Societies Act with Alberta Municipal Affairs.
QCARC currently operates and maintains four long-range repeaters.
operates on 146.64 MHz -600 kHz, is located 7 miles north of Stony
Plain at the Alta Link tower site, and covers most of the greater
Edmonton area. VE6QCR is linked full time to the VE6PP repeater.
operates on 146.82 MHz -600 kHz near Whitecourt providing coverage
along highway 43 from near Onoway to Fox Creek. VE6PP is linked
full time to the VE6QCR repeater. APRS on site.
VE6SS operates on 146.88 MHz -600 kHz at the Alta Link site near Pigeon Lake and covers a large area south of Edmonton.
operates on 146.73 MHz -600 kHz, near Athabasca and covers areas
along highways 2, 28, and 44 north of Edmonton. VE6BOX is linked to the
SARA system (672* on, 673* off). APRS on site.
If you have any questions regarding QCARC or its repeater activities, please do not hesitate to contact any member of the executive.
Your 2020-21 club executives are:
Neil Brown, VE6TCK
Paul Tyschuk, VE6UFO
Jim Camp, VA6JC
Al Hall, VE6AH
Willy Korchinski, VE6WZK
NEIL BROWN, VE6TCK IS THE REPEATER MAINTENANCE TEAM LEADER AND CUSTODIAN OF THE VE6QCR, VE6SS AND VE6BOX REPEATERS
TOM HARNUM, VA6WT IS THE CUSTODIAN OF THE VE6PP REPEATER. HUBERT JOHNSON, VE6AMY IS THE ASSISTANT CUSTODIAN FOR VE6PP
The other members of the repeater team are Les Abbott VE6OG, Jim Camp VA6JC, Terry Whitson VE6EM and Paul Tyschuk, VE6UFO.
We accept donations of ham radio items. Call VE6UFO 780-232-7012 for pickup.