The Annual General Meeting (AGM) for the Burnaby Amateur Radio Club will be held on November 7, 2014 at the Edmonds Community Center in our regular meeting room (2nd floor). The doors open at 7pm and the meeting will be called to order no later than 7:30pm. We will review the year-end financials, the budget […]
We’re registered to participate in the 2014 Great BC ShakeOut exercise. This year our participation will take place at the October business meeting on Friday, Oct 17th at the Edmonds Community Centre. We will be providing training sessions on the equipment in the club cabinet and reviewing procedures for hosting a Net and checking in on the […]
We hope everyone had a great summer and managed to stay cool through the various heat waves. Now that September is here … (I won’t say anything about being back to school) … out meetings are starting up again. This Friday, Sept 5th is our social meeting … a relaxed gathering to ease us back […]
Our dear amateur radio fellows and friends, As you know for years now BCRadioSport in cooperation with other clubs and their members have been working on populating the amateur radio movement through ARDF, or how we call it “fox-hunt” (some may call it radio orienteering and some “bunny hunt”). This year we have concentrated […]
This was our first year at the Edmonds City Fair (and Classic Car and Motorcycle Show). We got to set up between the City of Burnaby’s Emergency Program booth and the RCMP Emergency Command Vehicle. It was a perfect spot. We could borrow power from the generator on the Emergency Vehicle and the Grab & […]
Visit our booth at the Edmonds City Fair and Classic Car & Motorcycle Show Sunday, July 20th from 10am until 3pm. We’ll have a demonstration Grab & Go kit and plenty of activities for the kids including Morse code bracelets and DIY QSL cards. Look for us next to the RCMP Incident Command vehicle. We’d […]
Our friends out in Delta are holding an Advanced radio course starting in November and runs for 8 sessions. Visit http://deltaamateurradio.com/wp/?page_id=402 for all the details. Early bird pricing is available.
As a result of the Auditor General’s report the BC Government is seeking input from all licensed Amateur Radio operators on improving the ability of British Columbians to prepare for and respond to a catastrophic seismic event. The Burnaby club invites you to send your feedback to us and we will provide a consolidated report. […]
Field Day 2014 planning is well underway and it’s shaping up to be another great year. Once again we’re getting together with the Coquitlam and New Westminster clubs to showcase our abilities in emergency communications and make as many contacts as we can within a 24-hour period. This year we’re at the Riverview Lands. From Lougheed […]
Able Auctions is selling vintage to modern electronics at the end of March. They are also accepting quality consignment items. See the attached PDF for details. Able Auctions Radio & Electronic Equipment Auction (pdf)
On March 6th Industry Canada released the new Question Bank for Amateur Radio examinations. Details and further links can be found on our RAC Section Manager’s website. http://va7mpg.ca/?p=6411 and http://va7mpg.ca/?p=6458
The Club repeaters are located atop Burnaby Mountain at Simon Fraser University.
The VE7RBY repeater system consists of the following:
- VHF 145.350 MHz -600
- VHF 224.800 MHz -1.6
- UHF 442.850 MHz +5
All repeaters require a Tone of 127.3 Hz
The Club Net is held on the VHF repeater on Monday nights at 8pm.
Immediately following the Monday night net Graham, VE7ABC, runs a Swap & Shop. Email ads and requests to email@example.com