Individual Operating Stories

Two members of the White Rock Amateur Radio Club acted as operators for the annual Hyack Parade in New Westminster, May 24, 2008.  Stuart (VA7CRH) was assigned to a shuttle bus, and Ross (VA7NRW) was assigned to shadow the executive director of the event.  In all there...

When WRARC club member Stuart (VA7CRH) goes to Vancouver Island, he takes the Kenwood TS-480SAT for portable operation. The pictures below show how it was done during Spring Break 2008.

The rig is supplemented by a pair of headphones, is powered by a Samlex 1223 supply, an MFJ 564B Iambic...

Ham operators were invited to supply support to the Mission Carriage Club's 20th Annual Combined Driving Event Marathon, Sunday Sept 30 near Deroche.

A dozen hams from all parts of the Fraser Valley helped out - Karla, VA7KJW; Harold, VE7BXT; Stuart, VA7CRH, Hugh, VA7AHM; Marilyn, VE7OSS...

The annual Rotary bike-a-thon took place on Sunday, August 8th. This event is a fun raiser for hearing research and provides some financial assistance to those in need of medical help for their hearing. This year there were 112 riders and they raised over $120,000.

The course starts at...

Stuart (VA7CRH) and Ross (VA7NRW) represented the White Rock Club at the Burnaby Amateur Radio Flea Market, held Sunday July 8, in Burnaby.

As pictured, Stuart ended up first in line waiting for the doors to open at 10 am. Inside, the flea market did not seem to have as much stuff as in...

It was a lovely day to be doing outdoors antenna work. The week-end had been a relaxing three event and today – Monday- saw a continuation of the dry weather. So since we had the new pre-owned antenna, all we had left to do was to put it up. I gave Ralph a call and despite having a sore back he...

A few of the members gathered for an informal session about 2m and up at Eric's home on Sunday August 27th. It was a fun time where those who had not been active in the VHF/UHF bands could ask their questions and share experiences and answers. Topics covered included repeater use and an overview...

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