Meeting Location Change


The CVARC monthly meetings are now held at the Salvation Army Cornerstone building in Courtenay.

It is located at the South West corner of 29th Street and Cliffe Avenue behind the quick oil change place..

It will be the 3RD THURSDAY OF EACH MONTH (Except December)....19:00 hrs. This is a great facility with more room, better lighting, audio/visual ability and free coffee. Attached below is a .pdf map of the location.

After the short meeting there will be an education topic that usually runs to a half hour or so..

September's education topic will be on XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX. There will be demonstrations.

If you have anything to add to the meeting agenda or an education topic that interests you, please get them to me soon. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The minutes of our meetings are available online.

If you have yet to renew your club membership please bring cash or a cheque with you.



All licensed hams or interested parties are welcome.


We have an informal coffee klatch every Wednesday at 10:00 am at the Bayside Cafe, on Cliffe Avenue in Courtenay ...upstairs. All are welcome.




Basic Items You Will Need to Survive For 72 hours:

* Water - at least two litres of water per person per day (including small bottles that can be carried easily in case of an evacuation order)

* Food - that won't spoil, such as canned food, energy bars and dried foods (remember to replace the food and water once a year)

* Manual can opener

* Flashlight and batteries

* Candles and matches or lighter (remember to place candles in sturdy containers and to put them out before going to sleep)

* Battery-powered or wind-up radio (and extra batteries)

* First Aid Kit

* Special items such as prescription medications, infant formula and equipment for people with disabilities

* Extra keys for your car and house

* Some cash in smaller bills, such as $10 bills (travellers cheques are also useful) and change for pay phones

* A copy of your emergency plan including contact information

Recommended additional kit supplies:

It is always a good idea to have extra supplies on hand. Here are some recommendations:

* A change of clothing and footwear for each household member
* Sleeping bag or warm (foil) blanket for each household member
* A whistle (in case you need to attract attention)
* Garbage bags for personal sanitation
* Toilet paper and other personal care supplies
* Safety gloves
* Basic tools (hammer, pliers, wrench, screwdrivers, fasteners, work gloves)
* Small fuel-driven stove and fuel (follow manufacturer's directions and store properly)
* Two additional litres of water per person per day for cooking and cleaning