The Maritime Amateur

Ham Radio for Maritimers by Maritimers

Maritime Nets

There are many local nets throughout the Maritimes. If you would like to add your net to this list, send me an email with as much information possible and it will be added.

Maritime HF Net - Daily 7pm AT - 3.750MHz.

Old Timers Club Net - Sunday - 8 am local time - 3750KHz.

Wake-Up Net - (Monday - Friday) 7:30am AT - *MAVCOM System

The Captain's Net Daily at 7:30 AM on the VE1YAR Repeater 146.730

Maritime Fusion Net - Wednesday 7pm AT "CQ Maritimes Room 60207"

Maritime Ladies Net - Third Sunday each month 3pm AT. - *MAVCOM System

The Yarmouth ARC Net - Saturdays at 8:00 PM on the VE1YAR Repeater 146.730

WestCumb ARC Net - Monday - 8pm AT VE1WRC 147.285 and other *MAVCOM repeaters.

Exercise Handshake - Last Tuesday each month 7pm AT. - *MAVCOM System & HF 3.675MHz.

(Amateurs associated with local EMO, CANWARN and Red Cross)

*MAVCOM - Maritime Amateur Voice Communications System Nova Scotia & Prince Edward Island.

Moncton & Area Nets

Moncton Area Nets

Sunday 7:30pm - Moncton Fusion Simplex Net on 147.525 Digital

Sunday 8:00pm - Moncton Area UHF Net on 449.325-

Sunday 8:15pm - Moncton Area VHF Simplex Net on 146.520

Sunday 8:40pm - Moncton Area USB Net on 144.200 USB

Sunday 9:00pm - Moncton Area VHF Net on 147.345+

Sunday 9:00pm - IRG Net on 147.090+

Tuesday 9:00pm - Lazy Net on 147.090+

Wednesday 9:00am - Morning Get-Together Net on 147.345+

Wednesday 7:00pm - Maritime Fusion Net on 146.625-

Thursday 9:00pm - IRG EMCOMM Net on 147.090+

First Friday of the Month at 9:00pm - VE9SBR/R NET 147.225+

Weekdays 7:30am - IRG Weather Net on 147.090+

Tuesday (except last Tuesday of the Month, see below) 7:00pm

CARG MH & VP Net on 146.880+

International Repeater Group Nets


Every Sunday Night at 9:00 pm

Net Control Station rotates weekly with: VE9MTB (Rick); VE1PIN (Bert); VE1VON (Yvon); VE9FCP (Francis); VE1RG (Al) on fifth Sundays

At 9:30 pm during the IRG net, taking turns each week:

IRG Swapshop with VE1AIN (Paul) - Listen for or list your amateur radio-ralated gear - For Sale, For Swap or Wanted

Don Weeks VE9WB Memorial Report - News related to amateur radio - from VE1AKT (Al). History of VE9WB

The Tuesday Night Net

Tuesday Night Net on the IRG system

Net control stations Al VE1RG or Benoit VE9BTB

Every Tuesday night at 9:00 pm

Weather Net

Every morning at 7:30 am, usually November to April depending on weather and flooding conditions - exact start and end dates will be announced depending on seasonal conditions.

Net Control Stations are Rick VE9MTB and Blair KB1UET - gathering your local observations for relay to Environment & Climate Change Canada, River Watch and others

Requires no weather station, special training or membership in anything.

Resources and tips on reporting your weather to the Weather Net

Miramichi Area VHF Net

Every Wednesday Night, 9:00 pm

Net control stations Gary VE9GSB or Ron VE1BCQ

On Central Zone: (VE1XI Doaktown; VE9MIR Miramichi; VE9SMT Scotch Mountain)


Every Thursday night at 9:00 pm (that's 2100 hours for you EMCOMM types!)

Net control rotates weekly with: VE9PIN (Bert); VE9BK (J-P); VE9OR (Charles); VE9MTB (Rick); VE9SDH (Scott on fifth Thursday)

The net is to promote and practice good emergency communications for amateur radio operators, and to test the operation of the repeater system. It will be a structured net rather than a social net, but all are welcome to listen or participate.