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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ARDF Practice in Burnaby on June 9th

There will be a practice fox hunt at Confederation Park, Burnaby,  June 9, 10:00 AM.  Meet at the parking lot off of Beta Avenue, North of Hastings. Equipment is available to loan. A license is not required (receive only). For more information contact Keith VE7KW, Amel VA7KBA, or email club@ve7bar.org

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Obituary for Bill Slaughter VE7WS

The obituary for Bill Slaughter, VE7WS, is online on The Province website at http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/theprovince/obituary.aspx?n=william-slaughter&pid=165043358#fbLoggedOut There is also an on-line guest book at that page for you to leave a message or memory of Bill.  

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Tracking our Volunteer Hours

We’re going to be applying for the Community Gaming Grant this year (and hopefully future years as well) and one of the things that strengthens our application is to be able to show the number of hours that each of us volunteers with the club. To help make it easier to track the hours I’ve […]

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Silent Key – Bill Slaughter VE7WS

As many of you have already heard, Bill Slaughter VE7WS of Burnaby Radio passed away May 18th. We would like to send our deepest sympathies to his family.  We have received the following message from Mike Wong, VE7HMW, that he has asked to be shared… _________________________ Hello fellow amateur radio operators. As you may or […]

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