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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Notice of 2013 Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Our 2013 Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Friday, November 1st at the Edmonds Community Center. The doors will be open at 7pm. We will call the meeting to order at 7:30pm. Just a reminder that your membership dues need to be paid in full prior to the start of the meeting (at […]

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The New Club Station

This past Friday was our very first meeting at the new Edmonds Community Center and also the grand unveiling of the new club station. It was a great turnout and it was so fabulous to see the official VE7BAR station in action. Lou and Ron gave us a tour of all the cabinet features … […]

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New Meeting Venue – Edmonds Community Centre

This Friday, Sept 6th, we have our first meeting at the new Edmond’s Community Center from 7pm to 10pm. Yeah! http://www.burnaby.ca/Things-To-Do/Community-Centres/Edmonds-Community-Centre.html We are in Meeting Room 3 – Rm 212  … upstairs, not far from the elevator. There is street and underground parking available off of Humphries. Our new club station has already been moved […]

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Alberta ARES and AEMA Activated due to Flooding

For some of our southern Alberta friends Field Day has come a little early and is not just an exercise … several ARES sites and AEMA (Alberta Emergency Management) are now active. Some areas are without communications … some land line phones are out of service and cell systems are overloaded. http://blog.rac.ca/?p=3648 Please keep them […]

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Field Day 2013 – Planning Meeting

There will be a Field Day planning meeting on Tuesday, June 11th @7pm at the Tommy Douglas Library. Members from the Burnaby, Coquitlam, and New Westminster clubs are invited to attend. This year we’re hoping to get a little more activity going with newbies and YLs and especially new YLs so bring your ideas and […]

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