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Repeaters and Nodes

The Club operates a VHF repeater located in Nanaimo and a UHF repeater in Roberts Creek.


Frequency 147.220 MHz +0.600 MHz
Tone T100.0 Hz
Location Cottle Hill in Nanaimo (49.2215 N, 124.0035 W)
Antennas Rx is a 210C4 at the top
Tx is a 4-element Yagi down lower pointing North-North-East towards the Sunshine Coast
Echolink VE7RXZ-R is hosted at VA7FI's home in Roberts Creek. See here for more details.
IRLP #1722 is hosted at VE7TBP's home in Gibsons.
Range1) Good signal from top of the hill in Langdale to top of the hill in Pender.


Frequency 442.650 MHz +5.000 MHz
Tone T100.0 Hz
Location Roberts Creek Fire Hall (49.4296 N, 123.6495 W)
Range Good signal from Oceanview Dr. to Warf avenue in Sechelt. A bit scratchy in Davis bay by the water.

Saturday Morning Coffee

The club meets for coffee every Saturday morning at 9:30. The location varies from week to week. Using the calendar on our home page, click on “Coffee” to expend the entry and see the details. All are welcome.

Once a month, we replace our coffee meeting with a formal monthly meeting over Jisti.


Questions about our club can be directed to our executive:

Position Term Name Callsign
President 2024-26 Patrick Truchon VA7FI
Past President 2024-26 Robert Beaupre VE7RBE
Vice-President 2023-25 Larry Peterson VA7LSP
Secretary 2024-26 Gord Milne VE7JGZ
Treasurer 2023-25 Steve Smith VA7SMI

Become a Member

By becoming a member, you help maintain our repeater system and give the club a stronger voice in regional and provincial amateur radio affairs. Members also get write access to our website and read/write access to the Members area. Here's a quick how-to page for new members.

  • The membership fee is $25.00 for individuals (or $35.00 for a family membership) and is due by April 1st.2) But new members can join at any time.
  • Cheques are payable to Sun Coast Amateur Radio Club Society and should be sent to Steve, VA7SMI. Contact him by phone (604-724-6364) or email for more details.
Repeater range is given using a 20 W radio with mobile antenna
As per section 1.04 of the Bylaws: “Members whose fees are delinquent after April will be reminded in May of this fact. Any members that have still not paid their dues after the monthly meeting in June will cease to be in good standing and their membership will be terminated without any further notice.”
club_info/home.txt · Last modified: 2024/05/25 10:59 by ve7rbe