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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...

Field Day, 2007 dawned cloudy and damp for the members of the White Rock ARC who made their way down to Blackie’s Spit near Crescent Beach that Saturday morning. As planned, the group began setting up a 10x10 day pavilion, operating positions and antennae in a protected area right beside the...

Today we got together to practice setting up for our Field Day event on June 23rd. As this year was to be the club’s first solo Field Day, we thought it would be wise to do a trial run in advance of the big day and work out any problems. Of course, if it was a wet morning we would all stay home...

We operated the club for a few hours in the RAC Winter Contest this December.

Our goal this year was to operate the club call sign of VE7DB for a few hours in the RAC Winter contest and generally have an excuse to chat about ham radio. So five of gathered at Eric's home on Saturday at...

We had a pleasant evening together chatting about radio concepts for a bit but also just getting to know each other a bit more. The food was good a at the ABC restaurant and we enjoyed our time together. Hopefully next year we can do this again and get even more out for the dinner.

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