Tag: Bainbridge Island Amateur Radio Club (BARC)

Star Gazing at the John H. Rudolph Planetarium at Battle Point Park just got even better!

Star Gazing at the John H. Rudolph Planetarium at Battle Point Park just got even better!

For the last few years, staff, members and volunteers of the Battle Point Astronomical Association have been hard at work doing an array of much needed upgrades and improvements to the Edwin E. Ritchie Observatory at Battle Point Park. …

Bainbridge Island Amateur Radio Club…Reaching out locally, nationally and globally!

Bainbridge Island Amateur Radio Club…Reaching out locally, nationally and globally!

The Bainbridge Island Amateur Radio Club (BARC) has been on our radar for some time, we’ve come across their contributions to the island community on many occasions, such as their work with Bainbridge Prepares, and providing radio communication for the …

Reaching for the Stars: The Ritchie Observatory at Battle Point Park – Built for and by Bainbridge Islanders

Reaching for the Stars: The Ritchie Observatory at Battle Point Park – Built for and by Bainbridge Islanders

In 1992, three not-so-amateurish astronomers, Edwin E. Ritchie, John H. Rudolph and Mac Gardiner founded the Battle Point Astronomical Association (BPAA), named for the location in which the group met at Battle Point Park. Although we definitely have our share …

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