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It had been quite some time since the club had done a field deployment and we were itching to get out there and try our hand at a field setup. It would also make for a good practice round for the upcoming annual Field Day event in late June. We decided to head to Kwomais Point Park in the Ocean...

This year the club decided to hold a field event to work the RAC Winter Contest. We also wanted to combine the event with the activation of a Lighthouse. To do this we had to operate on the only day where the two contests over-lapped – December 18th.  So the date was fixed but the location was...

This year we enjoyed a pleasant evening as a club at the Pavlo's Restaurant in White Rock. We had a great turn out this year with 9 club members present. We were graced with a number of wives, parents and grand children bringing the total at dinner to 19! So this year was a biggest turn out in...

Today’s HF test in the back country was planned to be on Siwash Creek Road, behind Spider Peak. This road connects the Fraser Canyon near the Alexandra Bridge with the Coquihalla by Carolin Mine. It was hopefully going to be a fun drive through the valley.
The week leading up to the test...

I (Eric) have been using VHF in the hills for many years now. It has proven to be a reliable tool but there are many places further into the hills that even Ham repeaters do not reach. To handle this region I wanted to setup a go kit with HF gear in it and be ready to communicate from anywhere...

The White Rock Club held their Field Day event at a new location this year. We decided early on to set up within the City of White Rock this year, hoping we could attract a few city officials to the site. Two options were considered, the White Rock beach area and the Centennial Arena. Our final...

On Monday, Feb 8, 2010, three members of the White Rock ARC participated in the vintage Steam Engine, the ‘Royal Hudson’ arriving for a brief visit to White Rock. This steam engine, pulling a number of passenger cars left the main station in Vancouver with Jay, VE7OFH on board to forward...

Members of the club got together again this year for a lovely dinner at the ABC restaurant in South Surrey. We all enjoyed the fellowship and festive occasion where we had a chance to socialize a bit longer than at our regular coffee meetings.

In attendance from left: Ralph, Jay, Eric,...

Five members of the club - Ralph, Jay, Jim, Deme and Eric - set up a portable station at Brockton Point in Stanley park and activated the lighthouse in the annual Christmas Lights Lighthouse Party. This was our first time in the Christmas event and as it coincided with the RAC winter Contest we...

On Saturday November 14, 2009 club members participated in an on-site emergency path test with formal message handling. Seven club members participated in the practice session. Ralph organized the test and ran net control out of the Centennial Arena. Eric and Jay setup a mobile radio with a...

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