Amateurs in Nova Scotia practice Emcomms monthly. To read more about their Exercise Handshake go to
I don’t think anyone can really complain about the evacuation conducted by officials and the public during the fire in Ft. Mc Murray. A huge number of folks banned together to help each other and get a job done safely and efficiently. Because it was a success it doesn’t mean there are not lessons to be learned or ways to improve. In a review of the event communications was again a topic of discussion. To read more go to
Non Payment of fees seems to be the reason for the huge number of cancellations of ham licences in South Africa. To learn more go to
The Abbotsford Emergency Services Society will hold a radio course starting May 6 2017. For all the details go to
It is not only your ARES unit that needs to train regularly. Training is ongoing at many levels as can be seen by the attachments below. ARES units need to train regularly and in BC that training needs to comply with the BC Emergency Management Protocols/ Principles.
Efficient and adequate training is necessary because as we all know ham radio will be there …. when all else fails.
UPDATE APRIL 23 2017 5PM THIS EVACUATION ORDER HAS BEEN RESCINDED
An evacuation order was issued on April 23 2017 in Salmon Arm as a result of slope instability caused by runoff. For more information go to
In a legal battle Motorola is suing Hytera for theft of trad secrets and patent infringement. For more info go to
UPDATED APRIL 22 2017. The complaint against Hytera expands. More information at
The Cowichan Valley Amateur Radio Society will hold a radio course starting May 16 2017. For all the information go to
The fear of an earthquake has caused BC Hydro to take action on properties below their dam. The article below is nearly a year old, but the demolition started of all the homes that were in the way.. It has been an interesting story to follow to say the least.
Interested in QRP work. This may be of interest to you\