Curious About Band Conditions

Ever wonder what the current band conditions are ?  The  site below is experimental, and updates regularly. It covers the Continental  US.  The determination of band conditions is way above my level of expertise, but I will  try this site and see how it works out. For more details on the site hit the information… Read More

THE NOV 2014 ARRL SWEEPSTAKES CONTEST, JUST A COMMENT

Due to family commitments I was not able to spend a lot of time on the radio participating in this contest on the weekend.  However, the time I did spend on the bands was worth more to me than winning the contest.  I won’t mention call signs, because I am sure these were not the… Read More

RAC CONTINUES THEIR AFFILIATED CLUB INSURANCE.

For well over a decade the Radio Amateurs of Canada has been seeking out insurance for members and affiliated amateur radio clubs. Many clubs view this service as one of the major benefits that RAC provides. From time to time RAC has gone to the market to find the best cost/benefit for its members. We… Read More

RAC ANNOUNCES SECTION MANAGER CHANGES IN ONTARIO.

Radio Amateurs of Canada has announced that Al Boyd,VE3AJB, Section Manager for Ontario North and Chair of the Ontario Section Managers Council  has assumed the duties of Section Manager for Ontario South and the GTA in addition to his Ontario North duties. These changes are effective immediately.

Weather Warnings in Effect for the South Coast

Environment Canada has issued wind warnings and a special weather statement for the south coast.  In addition there is a typhoon headed for Alaska. ARES LEADERS winter is here, have you checked your plans, ensured your members are familiar with the plans ? Planning helps you to be part of the solution not the problem.… Read More

KAMLOOPS KIDS WORKED HARD, THEN LOST IT ALL.

A group of elementary school students from Kamloops worked hard on their experiment, raised funds,did all the required paperwork and then watched it all go up in smoke when the NASA rocket blew up earlier this week. The science experiment dealt with the manufacture of crystals in space. The lads have not given up, good… Read More