Club Sponsored Activities

Members of the club and their partners enjoyed a lovely dinner at Kiki's Restaurant this evening. The food was enjoyed by all and even the conversation was interesting. Here are a few photos from the evening.

This morning club members joined with other stations across the south-western region of the province to practice emergency communication. The stations used three main modes of transmission - VHF, HF and digital messaging. Our station was hosted by club member Deme, and we were able to use all...

The day was forecast to be hot when Eric, VA7NX and Ralph, VE7OM set off for the north shore from south Surrey on Saturday, August 9, 2014.  They set off to activate Hollyburn Mountain, for Summits on the Air.  This mountain, adjacent to the Cypress Bowl ski resort is a popular hike for casual...

Club members once again assisted the city with the annual cycling race. This is a three day event and the club provded assistance for two of the days. The Friday hill-climb uses two members to pass timing data between officials during the race. On Sunday we provide technical assistance with the...

The White Rock Club once again participated in the annual North American Field day event. We setup our site in the grassy field area on the north-west corner of Centennial Park in White Rock. This year we decided to use Eric Kehler's (VA7NX) go-kit comprising an Icom 7000 radio and his...

On Saturday, May 31, 2014, Ralph, VE7OM and Bill, VE7WNO left sunny south Surrey and traveled to Burnaby Mountain to activate that peak for a first time SOTA activation.  The drive to the site, which is in an urban setting and the site of Simon Fraser University was uneventful, and was found...

Ralph and Eric hiked to the summit of Mt. Lincoln on April 26th, 2014 to participate in the Summits on the Air Program. This was the first official activation of Mt. Lincoln and several contacts were made including two to other SOTA peaks that were also be activated in California. For a trip...

A number of members of the White Rock ARC gathered at the Centennial Arena in White Rock to set up an HF station to participate in the BC QSO Party.  This radio event sponsored by the Orca DX Club of Delta, BC has become one of the more popular radio events of the province attracting clubs and...

Members and their partners came together for a lovely dinner at Pavlos on December 9th. We all had a great meal and some excellent conversation. Here are a few photos of the group at the restaurant click on them for a larger view.

This year the club planned a trip to Bowen Island to participate in the annual Islands-on-the-air Contest. Three weeks prior to the event club members Ralph and Eric travelled to the island to scout out a few spots where we could set up to participate in the contest on July 27th. We decided that...

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