Club Sponsored Activities

These activities are attended by multiple members of the club. Generally they are also sponsored by the club but may involve outside orgainzations.

Several members gathered in the lounge at the arena to participate in the annual RAC Winter contest. This year we operated using Ralph's IC-7000 radio exclusively. Ralph operated CW and the other members were on phone. Initially Ralph started off our activity on the 40m band where he completed

Members of the club gathered at the arena on Saturday Oct 1 to operate in the California QSO Party Contest. Members arrived at the arena a bit before 10 am and the first task was to reconnect the long wire HF antenna that is located outside the arena. It had been disconnected due to roof work. Once

Club members met at Kwomais Point Park to exercise their go kits. Members took turns using the kits to make contacts in the parks on the air program. Bands were in good condition and 30 contacts were logged over a 90 minute period most were on 15m but a few were successful on 10m where stations in

This year the club activated for Field Day in the grass area of the Semiahmoo Fish and Game Club. It was a lovely spot for the event. We had some trees for the antennas and open grass for spreading out. One just had to avoid the path of the archery area. This day coincided with the fish club's

Several members gathered at the Lounge to use the main OCF antenna to participate in the annual BC QSO Party.

This year we mainly used Ralph's IC-7000 radio and a bit on Eric's KX3 with amp. Ralph managed over 80 CW contacts over the few hours we were active. Eric made around 10 SSB contacts

Club members gathered at the Lounge in the Centennial Arena for this year’s annual winter contest. For this event we would be using various HF radios that members brought and wanted to test. Ralph brought his Icom IC-7000, Hugh brought his older Icom IC-745 with a manual tuner, Eric brought his KX3

Club members gathered at the home of fellow club member Eric (VA7NX) to set up and work the ARRL Field Day event.  First on site were club president Jim and then Ralph. Tables and day tents were set up and then work began on the main OCF antenna. For this year’s event we opted for the inverted V

Field Day this year was very different from its predecessors, Covid-19 demanded that groups not happen and so most clubs opted to operate in a dispersed fashion with the members operating out of their homes. Our club being quite small decided to gather in the traditional way but rather than find a

Club members met in the Lounge at the Arena for this year's annual RAC Winter Contest. We gathered to set up at 9:30 using Konsta's portable K3s and 500 watt amp. It is a great set up for the club activities. Konsta also had isolated the cause of why his notebook kept shutting down during the last

Club members gathered on Nov 16th for a run at the annual sweepstakes contest. This year we were able to use Konsta's portable high power set up consisting of a Elecraft K3S and 500 watt amp with pan-adapter. The spectrum scope made for easy huntig and the extra power broke through most pile-ups. So

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