Club Calendar / Events

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July 20+21, 2018 – Cascadia Expodition                                                               Chilliwack Heritage park, just off Lickman Rd.  This is all about 4×4’s and off-road adventuring.  We will be there to encourage all to get on the amateur radio band Wagon.  For information click HERE

June 23+24, 2018 – FIELD DAY!!!!!                                                                         Saturday 9am set up and go for 24 hours!!  Same as last year.  At the ATA grounds beside heritage park.  Come on down and operate a radio and have a great time.  BBQ’s on hand for those who want to cook up some grub.  44146 Luckakuck way, Chilliwack. click for map

June 10, 2018 – Greater Vancouver Motorcycle Club -Piston Run    Chilliwack River Valley, Chipmunk Creek Staging Area.  Providing a communications safety net along the course.  8am to 3:30pm .  Volunteers are needed.  A great day up in the hills!

March 10+11, 2018 – The Sky’s No Limit -Girls Fly Too Event                Abbotsford Int’l Airport.  We need volunteers for both dates 08:00am to 17:30.  Last year went really well.  We assisted with foot patrols of the area, coordinating staging area with landing zone and assisted loading and unloading Helicopters.  Even had fun tracking the helicopters using APRS in the Comm’s trailer.  Please contact us at ve7afa at outlook dot com  or use the contact us link at the top.  We need at least 10 people for each day.  The frequency to use for this event is 446.050 mhz.  Use low power as this is a small area.  Thank You!  MAP     https://www.girlsfly2.ca/events.html

February 8 , 2018 @ 7pm                                                                                       Homebrew VHF antenna class for Beginners.                                                   Instruction on and build a ladder line antenna for VHF for you to take home.   You will need to bring your own solder and soldering gun no smaller than 100watt.                                          Cost is $15 per class/antenna.                                                                                      Pay in advance at Thursday night club night.

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February 3+4 2018  Amateur Radio course for Basic Qualification. 

Click here 

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January 18 + 25 , 2018 @7pm

Coax and Connector Class for Beginners.    Instruction on how to properly terminate a PL259 and BNC to coax.  You will make a short jumper as a project to keep.   You will need to bring your own solder, soldering gun or iron, no smaller than 100watt.  You must register , only room for 10 people.  Cost is $10 pay in advance at Thursday night Club night.

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January 6 2018 @ 5pm

Club New Year Dinner!  Rendezvous restaurant Chilliwack.  Banquet room.  We want to see you there.  Let us know if you are coming so we can set a place at the table!  We do need know the number of people who will be attending and what item from the menu you would like.  Helps them to prepare.  Click HERE for the menu

9360 Young Road North, Chilliwack

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                             ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING!!

Thursday November 30, 2017.  19:30 hrs at the EOC Club house.

All executive positions are available.  New people and fresh ideas are always good!

 

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July 20, 2017

RESTRICTED OPERATOR CERTIFICATE with AERONAUTICAL QUALIFICATIONS (ROC-A) .   Test will be July 20 2017 at 19:00hrs at the club (EOC).  Study Guide Link    Cost is $20

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June 24-25 ,2017

FIELD DAY! – Located at Atchelitz Threshermen’s grounds @ 44146 Luckakuck Way, Chilliwack, BC V2R 4A7 .  Between the Info center and Heritage park.   We will arrive around 9am Saturday and depart Sunday at noon.  We will have the comm’s trailer on site.  Some will be staying the night. There is no plans for a potluck diner, but please bring your own food, come and socialize and operate radio’s!  We will have a BBQ of sorts on site if you wish to cook something up!  Hope to see you there!

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JUNE 11, 2017

VANCOUVER MOTORCYCLE CLUB PISTON RUN –  Located up Chilliwack lk. rd. at the Chipmunck Creek staging area 9am to 4pm.  We need minimum 6 operators, more is better.  Comm’s trailer will be at the staging area.  other operators will be at check points and key safety zones. Its a great day out in the woods and you meet a lot of new people. If you want to help, just EMAIL us!

 

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June 10th 2017.  

First Aid Course – This is offered to members that are active in the club and at events.  This is a close class to preregistered members only.  Fire Hall 1 at 08:00hr to 16:30hrs.  Be a few minutes early please

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March 11 – 12, 2017

THE SKY’S NO LIMIT – GIRLS FLY TOO!  Abbotsford Airport.  All about getting Ladies of all ages into aviation.  Communications is required for various points of the venue.  9-5:30pm both days.  If you want to help please contact us.

UPDATE:::::

Everyone attending the Girls Fly 2 Event at Abbotsford Airport this weekend, please be there at 7:30am on Saturday and 8:45 Sunday. Clearbrook rd exit, head south to King rd. Head West on King rd to the very end. Call in Frequencys Primary 443.00mhz simplex, secondary 146.490mhz simplex. Comm’s trailer VE7AFA mobile will also be monitoring 147.100+ VE7RCK.. Bring proper attire to be out in the elements.

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January 7 2016 @ 5pm

Club New Year Dinner!  Rendezvous restaurant Chilliwack.  Banquet room.  We want to see you there.  Let us know if you are coming so we can set a place at the table!  We do need know the number of people who will be attending.  Click HERE for the menu

9360 Young Road North, Chilliwack

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November 24 2016 @ 7:30pm

Annual General Meeting.  Elections.  Come on out and support your club!!!

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September 17 + 18 2016

Greater Vancouver Motor Cycle club is having their annual Piston Run.  This year it is a 2 day event located up Chilliwack lake road, chipmunk area. Set up in key locations and relay problems back to the comm’s trailer.

If you want to participate just email us!

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FIELD DAY

Field Day! June 25- 9 am to 26th – 9am 2016. Uptown Chilliwack. Chilliwack Landing  gate 5. Come on out to hang out, operate, see the new comm’s trailer and just interact! Spread the word!

MAP

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May 29 2016

We have been approached to help out with a Triathlon this year.   Sunday May 29th.  Be at Main beach Cultas Lake 7am!  Event should run until a little after 12:00pm

In the past the club has helped cover Triathlons and horse races, these have always been a good time!  Mark it in your calendar! 

>>EVENT SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS<<

Cultus Lake Triatholon May 2016

Cultus-Lake-Tri-Bike-Course-OLYMPIC29 May-2016

Cultus-Lake-Tri-Bike-Course-SPRINT-29 May 2016

Cultus-Lake-Tri-Run-Course-29 May 2016

Cultus-Lake-Tri-Swim-Course-29 May 2016,pdf

Cultus-Lake-Tri-Transition-Map-May 2016

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