Swap Meet 2013 – Help Us Pick a Date

It turns out that February and March are popular months at Sullivan Hall. The February 10th and March 17th are the closest available to our original choice for the 2013 Swap Meet. [Nov 23, 2013 – update: the date has been set … March 17th. Thank you to everyone who submitted their vote.]    

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Hurricane Net Watch Active

The hurricane net watch is now active on 14.325 MHz and 7.268 MHz. Please keep these frequencies clear (via http://va7mpg.ca/?p=2214) Here are some additional resources … This page on the RAC website lists the pre-selected Canadian HF Emergency Comms frequencies  https://www.rac.ca/en/rac/public-service/ares/frequencies/  (This link is also available from our Links page) If you have family or […]

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Practicing for a Disaster

A look at how multiple teams practice for a disaster … Amateur radio gets a mention in the first minute or so of the video … Vancouver Sun earthquake simulation coverage Thanks to Eric, VE7EES for passing along the link.

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Results from the 2012 Great BC ShakeOut Exercise

Today we participated in our first Great BC ShakeOut exercise. A big Thank You to everyone who took the time to check-in with us and the other amateur radio groups. We had 23 check-ins plus Pete and myself for a total of 25 participants. Pretty impressive numbers for a Thursday in the middle of the […]

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VHF / UHF Repeaters Linked for The Great ShakeOut

For our Great BC ShakeOut exercise tomorrow we’ll be linking the VE7RBY VHF and UHF repeaters so that you can check-in using either frequency. This will be my first time manually linking the repeaters … good practice for me and a good test of the written instructions … so your patience is appreciated in the event I run […]

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Join Us for The Great BC ShakeOut Exercise

We’re still working out a few of the details for our Great BC ShakeOut drill this Thursday, but the important part to remember is to: do your own drill first, then check-in to our net on the RBY VHF repeater (145.350 with a tone of 127.3) starting at 10:30am The net will last approx. 1 […]

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Burnaby 2m ARDF Practice Session on Oct 7th

The 2m practice fox-hunt has been scheduled for October 7th at Robert Burnaby Park. Check out the event listing for all the details.  

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Club Email Addresses Working Again

We’ve had a bit of a hiccup with our club email address the past little while and we’re happy to announce that we’ve got them working again. Yeah! If you’ve sent any messages to club@ve7bar.org or webmaster@ve7bar.org in the past couple of weeks please resend them and we’ll get back to you as soon as […]

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Sept 15th Victoria ARDF Results

The results are in from the Victoria ARDF 2m fox-hunt held on Saturday Sept. 15th by the Friendship Amateur Radio Society. It was a super nice and sunny day. Our Thanks go out to the Victoria hosts who made everyone’s stay very pleasant. The course at Beaver Lake Park had an estimated minimum-length run to all […]

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Website Updates

Yeah! It’s finally happening … the website is getting a much needed update. Actually it’s more like a major overhaul. While a lot of work has already been done, there’s still a whole bunch left to do … like adding all the old content back in. We’ll probably also be tweaking the colours and photos […]

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Welcome

Welcome to the Burnaby Amateur Radio Club … dedicated to serving the Amateur Radio (HAM) community and the general public in Burnaby, BC and throughout the Lower Mainland.  

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