Club Sponsored Activities

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...

Club members were once again involved in the Tour de White Rock - July 12-14. This is a big three day event for the city and club members have been involved in communication support the past number of years. Prior to our involvement, city staff had reported several problems they were...

This year Fred Orsetti was host to the official RAC station for the province. To be such one had to commit to operating for the entire length of the contest. To do so requires help from other club members and even those from outside. Though band conditions were not very good the guys put on a...

Field Day 2013 dawned bright and dry for the White Rock club this year.  We were to set up near Ruth Johnson Park at the Centennial Arena this year, a new site that we had not used in the past.

Shortly after 9AM, Jim, VE7UVL and Eric, VA7NX were at the site along with Deme, VE7CRT and...

Once again, the club participated in the annual open house sponsored by the White Rock RCMP and Fire Departments on June 8th, 2013. We manned a booth at the event and operated a radio for the public to observe. A number of people and kids came by to ask about amateur radio and how it plays into...

Club members took the opportunity of a beautifully warm Saturday to activate the Kwomais Point Park. Our intent was to do a practice round of setting up a portable station in the field and work a few stations in the W7 region QSO Party. We also felt that the park setting would give us some...

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