Vintage to Modern Electronics Auction – March 28-30

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)  

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Industry Canada Releases New Question Bank

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  

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Port Alberni Swap Meet

Our friends in Port Alberni at the Arrowsmith Amateur Radio Club are hosting their biennial Swap Meet on May 31, 2014 in the Alberni Valley Search and Rescue Hall (4790 Tebo Ave, Port Alberni V9Y 7L9). Tables are $5.00 and general admission is $3. Seller setup is 10am – 11am and buyers get in from 11am […]

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Photo of raffle prize winner Ted, VE7LEE, with his IC-2300H

Swap Meet 2014 Prize Winners

Despite the snowy day we had another great swap meet turnout. We’d like to send a big Thank You! to ICOM Canada, Com-West, Burnaby Radio, and Radiotronics for their generous door prize donations and to all the volunteers who spend countless hours helping with everything needed to put on an event this size. We would also like […]

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Swap Meet Tables are Sold Out

This year’s Swap Meet is just around the corner … this Sunday actually (how time flies!) … and it’s promising to be a great event. We’re back at the recently renovated Queensborough Community Centre  with 2 rooms, over 40 tables, and lots of space to move around. As always, we’ll have door prizes (including an ICom ID-31A […]

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BCQP 2014 Reminder

A reminder that the 2014 BCQP is coming up very soon … February 1st 1600z to February 2nd 0400z  (Feb 1st 8am to 8pm pacific). This is a great event for getting on the air and getting a taste of what contesting is all about, but in a fun, low-stress way. The Burnaby club is […]

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New VE7RBY VHF Repeater Antenna Installed

We are very happy to announce that the new VHF antenna for the VE7RBY repeater system is on the air!! On Saturday, December 21st Ian (VE7HHS), Matt (VA7DUI), and Phil (VE7KJR) spent a somewhat eventful afternoon/evening up at the repeater site. Ian writes … Getting this 20.5 foot antenna up to the rooftop was interesting, […]

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Special Guests at Our November 1st AGM

Not that you needed another reason to attend the AGM … We are pleased to announce that special guests Geoff Bawden, RAC President, and Bill Gipps, RAC Director for BC/Yukon, will be joining us on Friday, November 1st. After we get the business out of the way the rest of the evening will be for […]

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NSARC Presentations Nov 7th

The North Shore club is inviting everyone to join them at their November 7th meeting with special guest Geoff Bawden, RAC President, and a presentation on Bill’s Lesotho DXPedition trip.

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BARC 2m ARDF Fox Hunt Oct 20th

We’re having a 2m fox-hunt (ARDF) event this coming Sunday, October 20th at Central Park in Burnaby. See the event calendar entry for all the details.  

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The 2013 Great BC Shakeout

Just wanted to remind everyone that we are participating in The Great BC Shakeout again, but this year we’re going to incorporate the exercise into our Monday night net on Oct. 21st at 19:00 (we’ll basically be following the regular net procedures). Everyone is invited to join us on the RBY VHF/UHF repeater.  

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