Upcoming Meetings & Presentations...
Our meetings consist of a short business portion, a coffee break for socializing, and a presentation normally related to radio.  Every meeting also features a raffle open to all attendees and a door prize for members.
  • February 12, 2019: General Meeting - Program - RAC President Glenn MacDonell will be speaking to us on the benifits of RAC, how it works for us, and also have a Q & A session

Glenn MacDonell VE3XRA – Bio

President of Radio Amateurs of Canada since January 2016

Previously had served on the Executive and Board of RAC as Vice-President, Director and Deputy Director Ontario North / East and Regulatory Affairs Officer

Chair of the Electromagnetic Compatibility Committee and member of the executive of the Radio Advisory Board of Canada that provides the federal government with technical advice on radiocommunications issues

Past President of Ottawa Amateur Radio Club and has served on the executives of three Ottawa area amateur radio clubs

Led review of the question banks for Basic and Advanced amateur radio examinations in 2013

Led representatives of all Ottawa area amateur radio clubs that negotiated with the city to secure enhanced height exemptions for amateur radio antennas in 2012

Wide range of amateur radio interests:
- Has operated on all bands from 160m to 24 GHz and a member of a local city wide mesh network (Broadband Hamnet)
- Net control for weekly 80m and 2m SSB nets
- Regular participant providing communications for community events such as Canadian Ski Marathon
- Regular member of multiop teams for the ARRL June VHF Contest and the RAC Winter contest including operating VA3RAC in recent years and part of a team competing regularly in the ARRL 10GHz and above contest
- Some personal contesting, rag chewing, building and testing amateur radio equipment when I can find the time

Now retired after a 37 year career in the federal public service focusing on innovation and economic development particularly in the aerospace (especially space), energy and environmental areas following an education in Physics and Radio Astronomy.

  • March 12, 2019: General Meeting - Program - Rob Streimer VE4SHS will be presenting the Winnipeg Schools High Altitude Balloon Program
  • April 9, 2019: General Meeting - Program - Home Brew "Show & Tell" Night
  • May 14, 2019: General Meeting - Program - WARC Centennial HamFest and Field Day planning update
  • June 11, 2019: General Meeting - Program - TBA & Election Night

Everybody is welcome, whether you are licensed or not, and this is a good place to come and find out what is happening in the Winnipeg ham radio scene.

Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month Sept - June at 7:30 PM
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 252
(South Osborne Legion)
426 Osborne Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

All are welcome!

If you have a topic you would like to present, or ideas for topics you would like to see presented at our meetings, contact us at info@WinnipegARC.org

Winnnipeg Amateur Radio Club