IT IS NOT RADIO, BUT IT IS VERY IMPORTANT

As the family said yesterday, they were saying their goodbyes, today (Jan 21,2015) RCMP Cst. David Wynn died.  Articles such as the one below are becoming all to common. While there are many comments being made about the killer and his criminal record this is not the time or place to enter that conversation. IT… Read More

RAC GETS A LOOK FROM ONTARIO AMATEURS.

RAC is getting a look from Ontario amateurs who are responding to comments made by the RAC President on downloading the ARES function. The url noted below has been mentioned before, and I usually find some interesting comments when I drop in for a look. See what you think at http://www.crrl.ca/news/2014/11/12/an-ontario-radio-society

BC SLOW DOWN AND MOVE OVER REGULATIONS INCREASED.

The BC Government has amended their slow down and move over regulations to include more people.  Failure to comply with these regulations will result in a ticket. Pay attention to the red light, blue light and yellow light.  For more information go to http://www2.news.gov.bc.ca/news_releases_2013-2017/2014TRAN0092-001829.htm

DO YOU KNOW THE INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNIZED EMERGENCY FREQUENCIES

While we all know no one owns any amateur frequency there are internationally recognized frequencies for emergency use.  The site below will take you to the frequencies recognized by IARU Region 2 for SSB,CW, and DIGITAL frequencies https://www.rac.ca/en/rac/public-service/ares/frequencies/

Radio Amateurs of Canada supports Societies in Kosovo and Rwanda in their bid to join the IARU

From  RAC  : RAC has voted “aye” to having both Shoqata e Radio Amatoreve te Kosoves (SHRAK) headquartered in Pristine, Republic of Kosovo and Rwanda Amateur Radio Union (RARU) headquartered in Kimironko, Gasabo District, Kigali City, Rwanda join the IARU as member societies These Societies have applied to and been found to satisfy the requirements… Read More

COWICHAN RESCUE DELAYED BY GAS THEFT.

Cowichan Search and rescue team was delayed in their response to a man stranded in a river when they realized the fuel had been siphoned from the response truck. Of note is that the Cowichan Amateur Radio Group respond with the Search and Rescue Team to assit with and aid in communication.. To read the… Read More