The Great BC ShakeOut 2014

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 […]

Read full story · Comments are closed

Meeting Reminder – September 5th

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 […]

Read full story · Comments are closed

MRARC 2014 ARDF – Sept 27th

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 […]

Read full story · Comments are closed
Photo of a young man using a Morse Code practice oscillator

BARC at the Edmonds City Fair

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 & […]

Read full story · Comments are closed

Edmonds City Fair

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 […]

Read full story · Comments are closed

Advanced Radio Course in Delta this November

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.  

Read full story · Comments are closed

BC Government Seeking Input from the Amateur Radio Community

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. […]

Read full story · Comments are closed

Field Day 2014 planning in progress

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 […]

Read full story · Comments are closed

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)  

Read full story · Comments are closed

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  

Read full story · Comments are closed

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 […]

Read full story · Comments are closed