Vimy Ridge
(image from Veterans Canada website)

A Commemorative Amateur Radio Special Event

Approximately 2 km away, but still at summit level, a commemorative amateur radio station with the call sign VE100VIMY, will operate from  April 1 to April 9, 2017.  There will be two stations and appropriate antennas working on a 24 hour basis. The event is being organized by the Vimy Commemorative Station Society, a registered in British Columbia Society, in coordination with a number of leading Canadian amateurs.

View the VE100VIMY Poster

Here are a number of links regarding VE100VIMY and the historical significance and background.

Main event website:

TCA Article:

The Battle of Vimy Ridge – Quick Facts:

Additional Historical Information regarding the Battle of Vimy Ridge:

Significance of Vimy Ridge:

Thanks to Hugh (VE3AYR) and Jason (VA3VNA) for their assistance in preparing this page.