VC3CG – 2022 Canada Summer Games QSL Card

The Niagara Peninsula Amateur Radio Club (NPARC) will be issuing a special QSL card to commemorate the Canada Summer Games being held in the Niagara Region (Canada) between August 6-21, 2022.  Information on the Canada Summer Games can be found on their web site: niagara2022games.ca

Details on how to obtain the card are outlined on this page, but please keep in mind that NPARC is a club made up of volunteers and that radio propagation can affect contacts during the period that we are on the air.

During the period of the Games, members of NPARC will call CQ on set  frequencies (outlined below) at specific times.  Any station making a confirmed QSO will be entitled to a QSL card.  There will be the opportunity of obtaining a card (4×6 postcard) or an electronic PDF card.  The hardcopy card will be mailed to anywhere in the world for a cost of $5.00 Canadian$, again details on this are below.

This is the first time in a number of years that a QSL card has been issued for the Canada Summer Games and this will become a sought-after QSL for sure, so you will not want to miss out on the opportunity to have one of this very limited cards.

NPARC will monitor these frequencies

HF SSB

HF SSB: 3.735, 7.070, 7.260, 14.130, 14.265, 21.260, 28.360

Primary Freq in BOLD

HF CW

HF CW:  3.530, 7.030, 14.030, 21.030, 28.030

Primary Freq in BOLD

 

VHF FM

VHF FM: VA3RAF 145.190+  Tone of 107.2 
Tue Aug 9th and Thr Aug 18th, from 20:00 to 22:00 EDT

General instructions / information

Members of NPARC will monitor a frequency and will respond to CQ’s to VC3CG, the times and frequency monitored are on the QRZ site for this event, the link is: qrz.com

 

 

Instructions to get a 4×6″ QSL Card by mail or an E-QSL Card

Step 1: Complete your QSO with an operator of VC3CG between Aug 6 and 21, Important to note your time/date using UTC time and complete the form in the link for e-card and Postcard QSL Card.

For 4×6″ Post Card Type QSL Card, go to step 2 below,

For an E-Card complete the online form in the link, there is no charge for the E-QSL Card.

Step 2: Submit your $5.00 CDN$ payment by one of the following methods: (this is for the postcard QSL card that will be mailed by postal mail to – any address in the world)

In Canada – Pay by Interact Transfer to  treasurer@nparc.ca  NO PASSWORD Required

Outside of Canada – Pay by PayPal to treasurer@nparc.ca 

Important is to reference your call Sign plus Date, Time and Freq of the QSO, we need to link your payment to the QSO.

COMPLETE THE FORM BELOW

Complete this form for:

1) E-QSL Card

2) Post Card Mailed QSL Card

If requesting a postcard mailed QSL card remember to make payment as outlined in the instructions.

Thank you for being part of the 2022 Summer Canada Games and supporting Amateur Radio.