Bringing together the power of citizens and amateur radio to enhance community resiliency for times of emergency and disaster

Next VECTOR Member Meeting (Calendar)

When: First Wednesday of each month
Time: 18:30 †
Where: While COVID-19 risk remains and until further notice, all meetings will be held via Zoom teleconference - details emailed to members before each meeting with the newsletter for the month. †

On-air Activities (Calendar)

2-metre “Physical Distancing” Daily Check In and Chat Net: Join us each evening at 19:05 on VE7RVF 145.45 MHZ -600 kHz. Full details here.

Weekly Net: All area radio amateurs are welcome to join us each Wednesday at 20:00 on VE7TEL 145.170 MHz -600 kHz (VECTOR Channel 2). Remember to check-in via packet radio - see Our Net for details.

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Basic Amateur Radio Certificate (license) Course & Examination (Training)

VECTOR is one of Canada’s most active amateur radio training organizations training more than 100 students annually with most achieving honours results.

VECTOR runs classes three times a year. The next session of our popular six-week Basic Amateur Radio Certificate (license) Course starts in the autumn using Zoom. Examiners will arrange exams with students individually. To get on the waiting list for notices about registration for our next course opportunities, visit the waiting list page now. Any questions? Email our training coordinator.

Want to challenge the test? Need to re-write? We offer the opportunity to be tested with an accredited examiner. Send a message to the training coordinator ( for details.

Other Metro Vancouver Amateur Radio organization? Send your up-to-date course details, swap-meets, and other special events. We’ll share and publish them on our calendar.