FARS IRLP Node operational

FARS IRLP Node 1483 is now operational at 147.510 simplex Tone encode 110.9.  This is a standalone node, not connected to the network.  Coverage is to the local Okotoks area and some of the surrounding MD of Foothills #31 area.

Our next monthly Meeting

Where: Okotoks Firehall

When: May 20th, 2014

Time: 19.30h

Please be advised that the Foothills Amateur Radio Association will be having its next meeting on May 20th 2014.  The location is the Okotoks Firehall on Milligan Drive at Downey Road.



June meeting

Geoff Bawden VE4BAW

President of the Radio Amateurs of Canada

Where: TBA, High River

When: June 17th, 2014

Time: 19.30h

Program for this meeting will be a presentation of Certificates of Thanks to the Radio Amateurs that assisted with the June 2013 flood event.  Geoff will give remarks as well.


We hope to see you there!

Ray Bourne VE6LG
Foothills Amateur Radio Association


High River Flood and FARS’ Emergency Communications activities are featured in the cover story of the September/October edition of RAC’s The Canadian Amateur (TCA) magazine.


Our meetings for 2014 will be held at the Okotoks Firehall on Milligan Drive.
See the Meeting page for dates.