Club Sponsored Activities

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...

This year the club gathered together to operate as a club in the annual RAC Winter Contest. We decided to practice setting up in the field as we did for field day this past June. We felt it would be good practice for emergency preparations, allow us to try some different configurations and get...

The club enjoyed a lovely Christmas dinner together at Pavlos Restaurant on December 8th. There were 21 of us who made it out this year, an increase of two over last year, twelve of which were club members. We all enjoyed our meals and the lively discussions about numerous topics including even...

The club had been looking forward to participating in the annual International Field Event since we finished last year’s event. This one event is the biggest single day for Hams throughout North America and is a great opportunity to practice our hand in emergency like conditions. This year the...

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