Thank you to all our supporters! Especially: the Province of British Columbia (Community Gaming Grants); CN Railroaders (grants); Houston-Smithers and Skeena Rebroadcast Societies (access to repeater sites); Town of Smithers and Bulkley Valley Search and Rescue (EOC station facilities and internet access); VE7EPT (hosting IRLP/EchoLink nodes).
Serving the Public and the Hobby of Amateur Radio
Breaking News!! BVARS AGM is set for Sunday, December 8th 2019, 1pm at Ranger Park Building (basement SAR hall). Business meeting followed by technical discussions. Everyone welcome.
Must pay 2020 dues by end of AGM to qualify for draws.
View Automatic Packet Reporting System (APRS) stations, Bulkley Valley area: www.aprsdirect.com/center/54.75719,-126.96277/zoom/10/time/60
Welcome to the home page of the Bulkley Valley Amateur Radio Society. We are a group of people that share the hobby of amateur radio (also called "ham radio") and provide emergency communications in times of need. On this website, you can find information regarding our Facebook page, Twitter feed, repeater information, and more!
(currently offline) Listen Live to local amateur frequencies:
146.88 MHz and 146.72 MHz (repeaters), 146.52 MHz (simplex), and 147.33 MHz (IRLP)
Audio is squelched (muted) when no signals present.
Yearly membership purchases on-line
Licensing courses and self-study support
Northern BC Repeater Information
Feel free to email us if you have any questions regarding this website.
Current events and member postings can be found on our Facebook page and Blog on this web site.
VE7RBH operates an HF WinLink RMS radio email Gateway. Click here to learn more....
BC Public Service Net 3.729 MHz 18:30 PDT daily
Northern Net 3.775 20:00 PDT Wednesday and Sunday
EMBC Net 3.735/7.060 MHz Wednesday, 19:00 local
Northern VHF net on repeater system, Sundays 09:30 local
NW BC C4FM digital voice net, Tuesdays 19:30. On BC-NORTH (VA7WLR) room 43363 and locally over rf on Telkwa 146.72- repeater (C4FM digital during net)
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We are a non-profit society under the BC Societies Act, but not a CRA registered charity and thus cannot issue tax receipts.
If you wish to donate in support of our public service efforts, please purchase one or more ´memberships´ and make an appropriate note upon checkout. Thanks!