Club Sponsored Activities

In preparation for the upcoming Field Day exercise in June, the club decided to do a practice day on May 4th. Since we liked the site at Blackie Spit that we used last year for Field Day, we decided to use the same area again this year. We really liked the area as it is located between the car...

It was the last Saturday, March 30, 2008, of the Spring Lites QSO Party sponsored by the Amateur Radio Lighthouse Society and therefore our last chance to participate in the contest for this year. So despite the questionable weather, club members Ralph (VE7OM) and Eric (VE7EGK) packed up their...

Stuart (VA7CRH) joined Eric (VE7EGK) at 10:30 Saturday morning on December 29th, 2007 to activate the club call sign in the RAC Winter Contest. We operated as the club for around 2 hours and had a fun leisurely time making 28 contacts across the country. We were able to work a station in the...

Members of the White Rock club gathered together for a pleasant lunch on Saturday December 15th at the ABC restaurant. There were 7 club members and one guest out for the lunch. We had a fun time chatting about radio topics. Eric polled the club as to whether there was any interest in activating...

On Tuesday evening, December 11, 2007, a number of the members of the WRARC gathered on our repeater to participate in a message passing exercise.  This exercise, organized by Ralph, VE7OM, followed a briefing at a recent coffee meeting.

Participating were Stuart, VA7CRH; Deme, VE7CRT;...

Simulated Emergency Test
November 2007

Our club participated in the test again this year along with 13 others throughout South Western BC. We were fortunate enough to have access to the Centennial Area this year where we could set up our...

It was the afternoon of August 19, 2007 when a group of amateur radio enthusiasts converged on the home of Deme (VE7CRT) to visit him in his radio shack. Deme had offered to show the club his satellite operation complete with a computer driven software that controlled his rig to the home built...

It was lovely day for cyclists on the annual triathlon circuit – not too hot and not wet. That made it great for those of helping out with the many volunteer tasks required to make the event a success. This year the White Rock club was able to provide communication assistance to the event. And...

Ralph met with the city on Monday July 9th to see how we could work together for communications. We were immediately invited to observe the Tour de White Rock bicycle race the coming week-end and possibly help with the Friday event. As we want to work with the city we saw this opportunity to...

Deme and Eric operated the club call sign for a short while on Sunday Afternoon. Deme made a number of CW contacts on 20m. Meanwhile Eric was handling message traffic from the SEPAR booth at the Cloverdale Fairgrounds. SEPAR was providing some public information regarding the emergency program...

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