Champlain Regional Repeater Association

Samuel de Champlain

owners & operators of amateur radio repeater


Serving the Heart of the Ottawa Valley since 1969

The Annual General Meeting
of the
Champlain Regional Repeater Association 
was held this year on 27 May 2017 at the
Rocky Mountain House restaurant 
corner Stewart & Bruce, Renfrew
following lunch @ noon.
This is an election year. The positions of secretary and net manager were open. Following the meeting a new net manager was sworn in - Tim VA3PYC will be managing the mininet process. The position of secretary was not filled. Wayne VE3JSQ will stay on.
A comprehensive description of technical activities and upgrades was presented by Graham, our technical director. His report is written up in .pdf format and may be viewed by clicking this link.
Join our Mini Net every evening at 6:45 PM local time!  Listen to an old net!

Visitors are always welcome to check in and enjoy traditional Ottawa Valley hospitality.



Frequency: VE3STP can be heard on 147.060 Mhz and listens on 146.460 (ie. -0.600). A CTCSS (sub audible) tone—114.8 hz is required for access. VE3STP is an open 2 meter repeater whose frequency is coordinated by the SLVRC  under Renfrew County.  We support the Renfrew County Amateur Radio Emergency Services and RAC.

Last updated 30 May 2017


The New Tower
The repeater is up  You need a  114.8 Hz tone for private line squelch. The repeater has been moved to the new site still on Kennelly's Mtn. and is performing very well,
Motorola XPR8300 MOTOTRBO tranceiver, with an outboard matching 100 Watt RF amplifier.
2 Tx resonators
4 Rx resonators
Tone squelch (114.8 Hz)
 Shared Tx Rx 8 dipole co-linear vertical array on a 68 ft (20m) tower

Upcoming EVENTS

-Annual  General Meeting

Late May or early June.

-Breakfast every Wednesday at the

Rocky Mountain House Restaurant corner

Stewart & Bruce

9:00 am

(Across Bruce from the Wendys Tim Hortons)

A Corn Roast @ Dave's (VE3ZBZ)

The threat of rain was dealt with by preparing in the car port, but nature smiled with kindness upon us. Leftover unboiled corn was sold for further enjoyment. See you all next year when the tradition continues.