BC Modifies Distracted Driver Regulations Feb 2017 Good News.

The BC Government has modified the Use of Electronic Devices While Driving Regualtions . Your attention is drawn to pages 4 & 5. in the url noted below.  I have also included the regulation itself

http://www2.gov.bc.ca/assets/gov/driving-and-transportation/driving/publications/electronic-devices-while-driving.pdf

http://www.bclaws.ca/civix/document/id/complete/statreg/308_2009

California Bracing As More Rain Hits Feb 20 2017

Folks in Oroville Ca are being warned they  may have to evacuate again as another storm hits California. Highways are flooded and now there is the danger of landslides.  To see the latest go to

http://www.sacbee.com/news/local/article133837114.html

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4242252/California-braces-deadly-landslides-flooding.html

 

RAC Atlantic Region Gets New Director…..

The following bulletin was received from Radio Amateurs of Canada on February 16th 2017

Radio Amateurs of Canada would like to welcome Frank Davis, VO1HP, as the Deputy Director for the Atlantic Region. RAC Atlantic Director, Dave Goodwin, VE9CB, appointed Frank as Deputy Director on February 8, 2017.

Frank is a very well-known and well-respected Radio Amateur from St John’s and Carbonear, Newfoundland. He has been an Amateur for over 50 years and brings a

wealth of Amateur Radio and professional experience to RAC. He will be an important source of sage advice.

Frank is an avid 160m DXer with over 200 countries on “Top Band” and is currently involved in a project to bridge the Atlantic on 144 MHz by terrestrial propagation modes.

Frank’s predecessor as Atlantic Deputy Director was Len Morgan, VE9MY, of Baxter’s Corner, near Saint John, New Brunswick. Len has served RAC and Canadian Amateur Radio with great distinction as a past Atlantic Director and Deputy Director, and he continues to serve as the Manager of the RAC Incoming QSL Bureau. Thank you for many years of outstanding work, Len.

Dave Goodwin, VE9CB
RAC Atlantic Director

 

 

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Alan Griffin
RAC MarCom Director