Club Sponsored Activities

Club members helped the city again this year with deploying the commercial repeater and helping ensure adequate handheld coverage is available throughout the challenging environment the race takes place in. Club members set up the repeater and the end of the pier again this year.  To increase...

Club members participated in the annual ARRL Field Day again this year. This year we were once again down at the beach in White Rock. Our operation was fairly simple and quick to set up this year. For HF we used Bill's Icom IC-7000 coupled with Don's Crank-IR, which we operated on 20 meters...

In order to ensure our Field Day event goes off with little problems, club members normally do a practice run in advance of the big day. This year we decided to set up at Blackie Spit where we would have easy access, lots of fresh sea air and a nice outing in the sun. The day we chose was also...

Club members gathered at Ralph's home to help with raising his Step-IR antenna and tower. This isn't the first time for us to lift this tower as Ralph had lowered it and removed the antenna to do some servicing. The tune-up was done and the weather good so it was time to gather and get the beam...

Club members hosted a group of Girl Guides this year for their thinking day. The event took place in the Centennial Arena again this year. The girls attended an info session presented by Ralph and then split into three groups which rotated through three activity areas. This year the hand-held...

Club members participated in the annual BC QSO Party again this year. For the event we operated with Konstantin's K3s and 500 watt amplifier through the Windom installed at the arena. We used Ralph's notebook computer for logging. In the end we made around 35 SSB contacts, not a high number but...

Club members and partners gathered for a lovely dinner down at the beach in White Rock at Jans on the Beach. It was our second time to this restaurant and we had another very nice meal and even some fine company and conversation.

Club Members participated in the ARRL Phone Sweepstakes for the first time this year. For the activity club members used Ralph's IC-7300 radio with the Carolina Windom Antenna installed at the arena. We also had Konsta's K3S radio brought into compare the two . We noticed that the spectrum...

Club members gathered at the lounge to work the California contest this year. We met at 9am and got Konstatin's portable high-power radio setup and running. Eric brought a notebook for logging and soon we were ready to make some contacts. The 500 watts and the Windom antenna pointed at...

Once again this year members of the White Rock Club provided technical assistance to the Tour de White Rock. As in previous years, it was our responsibility to site and manage a commercial repeater provided by a third party for the event.Prior to our involvement the communications between the...

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