New Website Assistant

Lianne Burgess, VE7PNJ, will be assisting with the website in keeping it up to date. If you have any updates or information you’d like posted on the website you can forward them to ve7pnj@gmail.com or webmaster@ve7bar.org        

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Silent Key – Jack Wiebe VE7CF

Long-time club member and good friend to many, Jack Wiebe VE7CF, lost his battle with cancer May 16th. Jack will be greatly missed and we send our deepest condolences to his family. 05/21/13 – (Updated) Former CKWX AM 1130 Vancouver/Rogers Communications Lower Mainland chief engineer Jack Wiebe died May 16 in Port Moody at age […]

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Volunteers Needed – Hyack International Parade on May 25th

Radio operators are needed to help out with the annual Hyack International Parade on Saturday, May 25th in New Westminster. Assignments will include such things as assembly area, judging, shuttle buses, police, with various Hyack and parade officials, P.A. announcer, dispersal etc. The parade committee also counts on us for communication at many of the […]

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Burnaby Citizen of the Year

We are very happy to announce that our very own Lou Beaubien, VE7CGE, has been named Burnaby’s 2012 Citizen of the Year. The award will be presented to Lou on May 24th at the new Edmonds Community Centre. http://www.burnabynow.com/Burnaby+2012+Citizen+Year+Beaubien/8235982/story.html   Congratulations Lou!!!  

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Congratulations to our Swap Meet Winners

Congratulations to our raffle winner Scott Charles VE7FYC of Langley. We hope he enjoys the Kenwood TS-450S. And congratulations to all of our Door Prize winners as well. Thanks to iCom Canada, Com-West Radio Systems, Fleetwood Digital Products, RP Electronics, Rona Home & Garden store 176 (Grandview) , and Save-On-Foods at Madison Centre we gave away […]

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No Meeting on April 5, 2013

We will not be having our regular social meeting on Friday, April 5th (room booking conflict). Hope to see you all at our business meeting on Friday, April 19th!

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Member Announcement – Equipment Manager Duties To Be Voted On

At the beginning of this fiscal year for the club the Executive asked the Directors to write up a formal list of duties for the Equipment Manager position  (the Equipment Manager is appointed by the club’s Directors). BARC Equipment Manager Duties Feb 2013 (pdf)  is the list of duties that they have come up with (with a […]

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CG7CWPC Canada Day Contest – 2012 Results

The results are in for the 2012 Canada Day contest. A number of us operated as Multi Transmitter Multi Operator class (MOMT) under the special event callsign CG7CWPC during the celebrations for the 100th anniversary of the C.W. Parker Carousel here in Burnaby. A few of us were even first-time contesters. We all had a […]

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Swap Meet 2013 Date Set

We’ve set the date for the 2013 Swap Meet … Sunday, March 17th. Thank You to everyone who participated in our survey to help us choose the day. We’ll be posting more details as we get them sorted out so stay tuned.  

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Volunteers Needed for the 2013 Christmas Parade of Lights

This year the Hyack Festival’s Christmas Parade of Lights is on Saturday, December 1st and Ken VE7BC is looking for approx. 25 radio operators to help out. This is a fun event for the whole family and new operators are always welcome. See our Events listing for more details and Ken’s contact information.

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You’re Invited to the 2013 BC QSO Party

The date for the 2013 BC QSO Party has been announced and everyone is invited participate. The casual and friendly atmosphere of the BCQP makes it a great opportunity for newcomers to ease into the world of contesting. More details are posted in our Events calendar.  

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