Club Sponsored Activities

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...

On February 2, 2013 the White Rock Amateur Radio Club participated in the BC QSO party.

It was the first time the club's membership entered a contest as a whole in recent years.  Seven members, Walter VE7SM, Brett VA7GM, Ralph VE7OM, Deme VE7CRT, Jay VE7OFH, Jim VE7UVL & Robert VE7RGM...

This year the club decided to gather to participate in the RAC Winter Contest on Dec 29th. For this year’s event we were hosted by Walter (VE7SM) who opened his heated garage for us and we were able to setup a portable station there. We decided to operate on his off-centre dipole for the day as...

The Club gathered for a lovely dinner at Pavlos Restaurant again this year. Nineteen were in attendance including our newest member and New Ham, Pam VE7PFH the wife of Don VA7GL. Everyone commented on the fun time they had chatting about radio topics and other items of interest. The food...

Mini-Field Day
North American QSO Party 
(SSB Portion)

 

Saturday August 18th was the SSB portion of the North American QSO Party, sponsored by the National Contest Journal.  This and the fine hot and sunny weather created an excellent...

The White Rock Club participated in the international Field Day event from a new location this year. Our site for the previous two years was busy with community events and so we were provided a spot in the soccer field of Peace Arch Elementary School which is on the eastern side of the city...

On Saturday morning, June 9, 2012, members of the White Rock ARC joined Police, Fire and Ambulance emergency services for the city of White Rock at an open house held by the City Hall.  This open house was set up to introduce the residents to what emergency services were available in the city.  ...

As part of our on-going emergency preparedness, the club engaged in a mini-field day event today – March 31, 2012. We like to get out and setup in the outdoors and try various configurations of our member’s equipment. Today we were using the baseball field in Centennial Park - the dug-out proved...

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