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The Georgian Bay Amateur Radio Club
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Our goal is to improve our knowledge in electromagnetic communication, make our expertise available to our community and to encourage and assist others to enter the world of amateur radio.

Our club was founded in November 1973, incorporated in May of 1993 and has operated continuously since.

If your community or charitable event needs reliable radio communications for health and welfare, safety, security or logistics, please contact one of the executive by clicking the "contact" link on the footer on this and any page.

They will be more than happy to assist you.


G.B.A.R.C. operates 2 repeaters.
V.E.3.O.S.R. in Owen Sound 146.94- T97.4, and V.E.3.G.B.T. in Paisley 146.730- T97.4

We can also be contacted on Echolink on Node 333014. Using our repeater, you can easily connect to other repeaters all over the world.
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These are "open" repeaters, free for anyone to use.

The repeaters, club events and this website are funded by G.B.A.R.C. membership dues.


G.B.A.R.C. is a Radio Amateurs of Canada Affiliated Club

Our Club Insurance One of the key benefits of our club is our insurance coverage, protecting members and their equipment while at club activities.
Our policy is provided to us by our national voice, the Radio Amateurs of Canada RAC.


Marvin Double VE3VCG
president at gbarc.ca

Vice President

Tex Brown VE3USI
vice-pres at gbarc.ca

Dan Mills VA3DNY
secretary at gbarc.ca

Doug McDougall VE3DGY
treasurer at gbarc.ca

Fine Print

The Georgian Bay Amateur Radio Club operates this website as a free service to all Radio Amateurs and prospective Radio Amateurs and for those interested in related topics. Though we endeavour to ensure the accuracy and family safe content for all ages for all information and links placed on this web site, we do not warrant or guarantee the accuracy or correctness of such information included in but not limited to,  projects, articles or of any other content, description or material placed on or referred to on this web site.

All content of this website is to be used with a "Let the Buyer Beware" make up your own mind attitude since some of the material is considered experimental and you should consider that the author/s of the content have presented it in, what they believe, to be good faith.

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Privacy Policy

The Georgian Bay Amateur Radio Club respects your privacy. The data you enter into signup forms or online forms used to vote or state your preferences are used only as a record of your participation or to contact you. Your details are not published online anywhere other than information that may be in the public domain and may be only shared with members of the club executive committee.

New members will be automatically subscribed to receive newsletter and mailings as published by the club. This could be by electronic means or by postal mail.

During club events and meetings, photographs may be taken to record and document activities. Club members agree to their image being recorded for club use.

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