About us...

Fort McMurray Amateur Radio Club is a Non-Profit Community Service Club located in Fort McMurray, Alberta that promotes the Art and Science of Amateur Radio. The club, operates three voice repeaters and three digipeaters in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo. Our mission is to spread the knowledge of Amateur Radio to anyone who wants to learn in Fort McMurray and outlying areas. The club provides event communications as well it maintains a strategic partnership with Fort McMurray Search and Rescue to provide communication support for deployments.

Members meet every Saturday at 8:30/9:00 a.m. in the parking lot located at 101 Spuce Street. Some of the members grab breakfast at the Thickwood A & W drive through before coming over. Members will converse with one another on radios from their vehicles to ensure compliance with current safe social distancing rules during the pandemic. Members are usually on the VE6TBC repeater which is on 146.940 MHz with a negative offset and 100 Hz Tone.

Some of the information you can find on this website include a video "What is Amateur Radio", links to the Radio Amateurs of Canada and the American Radio Relay League, National Calling Frequencies, various Nets, Local Repeater information, Current Space Weather Forecast, and a local APRS map showing current station activity. 

If there is something else you are looking for, please feel free to use the Contact Us form below to ask. 


Space Weather Conditions Affecting Propagation

Current Space Weather Forecast - Dr. Tamitha Skov (WX6SWW)
Ph.D. in Geophysics and Planetary Physics


Solar - Terrestrial Data

APRS Activity

Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada

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Users with Apple and Android devices are unable to view through our website. We chose APRS Direct because aprs.fi is unable to be embedded in a website due to Google restrictions.

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