JOTA 2017

Jamboree On The Air 2017


PCARC will be operating a Jamboree On The Air station at Camp Roderick on October 21-22, 2017.


We will be operating on HF as well as VHF, and hope to have IRLP & Echolink access.


Everyone is welcome as a participant or observer.


Come and see what we can do with no utility power or phone service!



How to get there:

From the TCH at Exit 25, head towards Stellarton, bearing left on NS-348 (sign for Sunny Brae)

Continue to follow NS-348 for 15.0 km

Turn left to stay on NS-348 (signs for Bridgeville/Sunny Brae/East River East Side Rd)

Continue to follow NS-348 for 11.8 km

Turn right to stay on NS-348 for 79 m (signs for Caledonia/Melrose), crossing the East River

Turn right onto East River West Side Rd for 800 m

The entrance to Camp Roderick will be on the left

The camp is 4-5 km off the main road

Here are the lat/long coordinates for the entrance to Camp Roderick:

45.399643°, -62.513737° (or  45°23’58.71″N,  62°30’49.45″W)

Talk-in will be on VE1HR, 146.760MHz(-)

Note that there is little to no cellphone service at Camp Roderick

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