The Prince Edward Radio Club in Prince Edward County, Ontario, was started in the 1980's to promote Amateur Radio (Ham Radio) activities, expand technical knowledge, and provide emergency radio communications as a public service. The club is affiliated with The Radio Amateurs of Canada.
The Prince Edward Radio Club is covered under Radio Amateurs of Canada Affiliated Insurance Program. This provides comprehensive liability coverage to protect against liability claims arising from accidents or damage incurred during normal club activities. For RAC members, this coverage is extended to personal Amateur Radio activities.
Membership dues are $35 and $10 for each additional family member. The is a $10 discount for RAC members. The clubs annual year is from January 1st to December 31st.
Club meetings are held at 7:30PM on the second Thursday of every month
at the Wellington Public Library, 261 Main Street, Wellington, Ontario . The meeting room door is located on East St side. Visitors are always welcome and you can get directions on VE3TJU from 7pm on meeting nights. Club meets are currently held only via Zoom.
PERC maintains a 2 metre repeater VE3TJU and an APRS repeater VA3PEC.
There is an open chat net, called the Bay Bridge Net, every Tuesday at 7:30 pm on the club repeater, VE3TJU. The net is named for the bridge that connects Prince Edward County to Belleville and is a joint operation of QARC and PERC. Everyone is invited to check in.
If you are interested in becoming an Amateur Radio Operator (Ham Radio) see this information.
The club contacts:
The Club Directors (minimum 3 maximum 6):
Dave Ward VE3BIP
Joe LaFerla VA3TV
Matthew Dwight VE3FL
James Blemkie VA3JXB
Ian Morrison VE3EP
Bob Culp VA3ACE
Contact PERC by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or by snail mail at:
Prince Edward Radio Club
c/o Matthew Dwight
Bloomfield, ON K0K 1G0
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