HARC 90th Anniversary Celebration & Conference

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HARC 90th Anniversary Celebration & Conference

Celebrate 90 yrs in amateur radio with HARC. Expect expert presentations, hands-on workshops & networking.

By Halifax Amatuer Radio Club

When and where


The Salvation Army - Fairview Citadel 50 Gesner Street Halifax, NS B3N 2P9 Canada

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  • 2 days 3 hours
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The HARC 90th Anniversary Celebration & Conference is a three-day event in the hobby of amateur radio. Attendees can expect expert presentations, hands-on workshops, and networking opportunities. Join us as we mark 90 years of ham radio and its contributions to the hobby. This is a chance to share your passion and look forward to the future. Celebrate the rich history of ham radio with fellow enthusiasts. Register now and be a part of the festivities!

Confence Access with Passes

Speaker Series Area: (pass) This is the main area of the conference where the speakers will present their talks and presentations. The main hall will be set up with a stage and audiovisual equipment for the speakers. Attendees will sit in chairs or bleachers facing the stage.

Gala Dinner (pass): The HARC 90th Gala dinner is a semi-formal event that takes place in the evening and is the highlight of the conference. Which will include a reception with cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, followed by a sit-down dinner with multiple courses. The dinner may also feature keynote speakers, live entertainment, and awards ceremonies to recognize outstanding contributions to the ham radio community. This event provides an opportunity for attendees to network and socialize in a more relaxed atmosphere.

Halifax Waterfront/Museum of the Atlantic (pass): This is an optional activity that attendees can participate in during the conference. The tour may start with a guided walk along the scenic Halifax waterfront, with stops at historical landmarks and points of interest. The tour may then continue with a visit to the Museum of the Atlantic, where attendees can explore the radio room and exhibits related to the history of communication and radio technology. The museum also features two ships, the HMCS Sackville and the CSS Acadia, which attendees can tour and learn about their maritime history. This tour provides an opportunity for attendees to experience the local culture and history of Halifax, and learn about the role of communication and radio technology in the region's maritime history.

Open to the Public

Tradeshow Area/Coffee Breaks (FREE): This is the area where vendors and exhibitors will set up booths to showcase their products or services. Attendees can visit each booth to learn about the latest technology, products, or services in the ham radio industry. Snacks and beverages may be provided in this area to keep attendees energized and refreshed.

Event Station Ham Radio Room (FREE): This is a special area of the conference where attendees can participate in hands-on ham radio activities. The ham radio room may have several stations set up with different types of equipment and antennas for attendees to experiment with. Trained volunteers may be available to provide guidance and assistance.

Sunday Service at the Salvation Army Church (FREE): This is a unique religious service held on the conference’s final day, which is open to all attendees who wish to participate. The service will be held at the Salvation Army church. It may include music, prayer, and sermons related to the theme of emergency communications and the role of volunteers and professionals in this field. The service may also include recognition and appreciation for the men and women who work in emergency communications, such as 911 operators and other first responders. This service allows attendees to reflect on the importance of emergency communications and give thanks and recognition to those who work in this field.

Touch a Truck/Show&Shine (Free): This is an outdoor event where attendees can explore various ham radio vehicles and equipment. Trucks, trailers, and other vehicles may be set up with ham radio equipment for attendees to touch, feel, and experiment with. This event may also include demonstrations of emergency communication techniques or other ham radio applications.

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