Amateur Radio Emergency Service - Grey County, Ontario
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Written by ve3rhj   
Thursday, 24 April 2008

If you're a radio amateur in Grey County, contact Bob Droine, VE3LKD, 519-371-2257, This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it , ARES Emergency Coordinator for Grey County. There are no dues, and you need not be a RAC member. If you live outside Grey County, but inside Ontario, the ARES Ontario web page can provide contact information for your local Emergency Coordinator. (If your city/county is not listed, please contact the Ontario Section Emergency Coordinator.) If you live outside Ontario, visit the Radio Amateurs of Canada (RAC) ARES web page to find contact information for your provincial ARES team.

An ARES registration form is available on the RAC website.

Last Updated ( Saturday, 05 October 2013 )
Next Monthly ARES Meeting
Written by ve3lkd   
Sunday, 22 June 2014

 Future meetings of Grey County ARES will be combined with the monthly meetings of the Georgian Bay Amateur Radio Club (GBARC).  GBARC  hold its meetings at the Owen Sound Professional Centre, 945 3rd Ave East, Suite 202, Owen Sound, Ontario on the 4th Tuesday of every month at 7pm.  Enter by the "back door" on 4th Ave East, and use the central stairwell or elevator which is near it to get to the second floor.  At present, the building is under construction but still open for business.  The parking lot is quite a mess, so it may be advisable to park on the street.

GBARC's website is

Last Updated ( Monday, 20 October 2014 )
Emergency Contacts
To activate Grey County ARES for an emergency contact any of the following:
Emergency Coordinator
Bob Droine, VE3LKD
519-371-2257 day/night
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Assistant E.C.
Jon Skagfeld, VA3CIC

Net Controller Schedule

2m net every Monday evening at 8:00 pm local time.

7 Sep - VA3CIC (146.940)
14 Sep - VE3RHJ (145.290)
21 Sep - tbd (145.370)
28 Sep - VE3LKD (146.640)

5 Oct - VA3CIC (146.940)
12 Oct - VE3RHJ (145.290)
19 Oct - tbd (145.370)
26 Oct - VE3LKD (146.640)

2 Nov - VA3CIC (146.940)
9 Nov - VE3RHJ (145.290)
16 Nov - tbd (145.370)
23 Nov - VE3LKD (146.640)
30 Nov - tbd (145.290)

Grey County Repeaters
156.7 Hz tone
Blue Mountain145.370(-)
156.7 Hz tone
Owen Sound (East)146.640(-)
156.7 Hz tone  

156.7 Hz tone 

Owen Sound*146.940(-)
94.7 Hz tone 


* linked repeaters