ALBERTA ARES REQUESTS 14.135,7.135 AND 3.675 REMAIN CLEAR DURING THEIR FIRE EMERGENCY

Fires in Alberta have resulted in the activation of Emergency Management Alberta and the subsequent activation of amateur radio assets.  RAC requests that Canadian and US amateurs honour the request of Alberta ARES that priority be given to Alberta amateurs on 14.135, 7.135 and 3.675 in their support of the Alberta government during the emergency. Bill Boskwick,… Read More

NTS AND ARES ARE NOW SEPARATE MANUALS

Next week the ARRL will release two separate manuals, one NTS and one ARES. Here is the release from the ARRL ARES Manual Updated The week following Dayton Hamvention will see the release of the new and updated ARES Manual. The ARES Manual and NTS Manual have together long been part of a single publication,… Read More

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT BRITISH COLUMBIA CHANGES THEIR TWITTER ACCOUNT

The following is a release from Emergency Management British Columbia regarding their twitter account Please be advised EMBC has changed the name of its @EmergencyPrepBC Twitter account to @PreparedBC. This is to better align the channel with EMBC’s new one-stop preparedness website, PreparedBC, and promote consistent information sharing. Please update your online lists and contacts… Read More

AMATEUR RADIO OPERATIONS IN NEPAL DISCONTINUED MAY 18 2015 AFTER SECOND EARTHQUAKE..

Amateur Radio operations were resumed in Nepal after the second earthquake struck. These operations have now been shut down as the infrastructure has been returned to        near normal operations.  To read the latest update go to http://www.arrl.org/news/view/nepal-amateur-radio-earthquake-relief-response-again-suspended

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS WEEK- A HOUSEHOLD GUIDE.

Emergency Management British Columbia has issued a small booklet that helps your household  make a plan in the event of a crisis or serious event. To see this booklet go to https://wm-s.glb.shawcable.net/service/home/~/PreparedBC_Household_Preparedness_Guide_web_final_2015.pdf?auth=co&loc=en&id=320120&part=4  

RAC BULLETIN. PLANNING MEETING & PUBLIC MEETING

Radio Amateurs of Canada holds Planning Meetings semi-annually to review the state of amateur radio and set direction for RAC for the coming years. These meetings are important events in the life of RAC because they provided a rare opportunity for the members of the RAC Board of Directors and RAC Executive to work together… Read More