It is now official, the D-Star satellite is lost. However, more satellites are in the planning stage.
Once again radio communication has been identified as an issue. This time in the school shooting in Florida.
The Radio Amateurs of Canada have issued the following bulletin
The Military Radio Collectors Group West will hold their AGM at a new location this year.
Puerto Rico is still suffering electrical issues long after hurricane Maria has moved on. The commercial radio station is not exempt from these problems. The site below has an interesting story of one such station
The Pacific DX Convention will be held in New Westminster BC Aug 3 to 5 2018. Registration is now open as are hotel bookings. To learn more go to
We keep reading information about a large earthquake on the west coast of North America. It can’t be predicted as to when the event will occur, but you can help emergency services and yourself by being prepared. The site below has information from the US Geological Survey that should cause reflection to anyone on the west coast.
While this isn’t a ham tower it once again shows the dangers involved when working on radio towers.