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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...

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...

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