WestCumb  Amateur  Radio Club  VE1WRC

  Serving Westmorland County New Brunswick & Cumberland County Nova Scotia


From the Editor's desk.

July 1st, 2016

Long time member Johnny Colson VE1JJC passed away on June 30th, 2016. Obituary can be found on the Maritime Amateur website under Silent Keys.

June 25th, 2016

Pictures of the WestCumb ARC taking part in YMCA Cross Border Challenge.
LtoR: Mike VE1XDT, Jim VE1JBL, Peter VE1SM, Mike VE1MY, Ron VE1BBB and Kevin VE1KEV.

Bottom Picture: Ron VE1BIC

May 29th, 2016

Don't forget about the final meeting of the 2015-2016 WestCumb ARC coming up this Wednesday June 1st at the ED Fullerton building beginning at 7pm. This is the annual year end barbecue the executive puts on to thank all the members for their past year support of the club. There will be hot dogs, hamburgers and pop. If anyone has anything they would like to bring along to add to the selection feel free to do so. Members are also reminded to bring their families.

May 25th, 2016


After two separate visits to the VE1SDR VHF repeater site to investigate and correct several issues during the past few days, I can finally report the VE1SDR VHF Repeater and UHF hard-link to VE1WRC is now fully operational since being off air since January 3, 2016.

Sand River Cumberland County

VE1SDR VHF Repeater  145.270 MHz (-)

LAT/LONG 45°30'15.42"N 64°44'18.99"W


Motorola MSR2000 VHF (Rpt)

Arcom RC210 controller

Motorola GM300 (UHF link radio)

Motorola Radius VHF (APRS - UIDIGI)

MFJ-1270 TNC

Sponsored by: Westcumb Amateur Radio Club (WARC)



May 7th, 2016

There is a write-up from Dave Mathieson - Cumberland News Now in the Amherst News of the Symposium held in Amherst. CLICK HERE

April 26th, 2016

Amateur radio equipment from Glenn Wallis (SK) can be found on Kijiji.  CLICK HERE

April 14th, 2016

Five members of the WestCumb ARC were given certificates of appreciation at the annual Cumberland County Volunteer Recognition Evening Wednesday evening in Springhill.

LtoR: Kevin Burke VE1KEV, Jim Langille VE1JBL, Brad Ross VE1ZX, Lorne Anderson VE1BXK and missing from photo Bob Perry VE1EDP.

February 27th, 2016

Glenn Wallis VE1GK member of the WestCumb ARC has become a Silent Key. Glenn passed away on Wednesday Feb.24th. Here is a link to his obituary. CLICK HERE

Condolences go out to Crystal VE1XTL and family.

January 27th, 2016
Lorne VE1BXK has added photos of the new VE1CDN repeater at its new location in Upper Sackville NS.

January 7th, 2016

Great turnout for the first meeting of the WestCumb ARC for 2016 with 20 members in attendance. Topics covered were Fox Hunt, Symposium on Amateur Radio, EMO callout list and Valentine's Day run. 50/50 won by Jim Hannon VE1AFH. 

BELOW: Treasurer Jim VE1JBL far right gives his first report while Mike VE1MWJ, Bernie VE9BGC and Dave VE1DEH listen in.
Thanks to Ron VE1BIC for photos. Click here for more Photos

Calendar of Events.

Tuesday, Aug 30 at 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday, Sep 27 at 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday, Oct 25 at 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday, Nov 29 at 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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