Johnson Landing BC Evacuation Alert Issued March 27 2017

Residents in Johnson Landing are being asked to stay away from Gar Creek Channel to due slope instability and minor flooding. An evacuation alert has been issued and a reception  centre opened. For  more info

Evacuation Alert – Johnsons Landing issued by Regional District of Central Kootenay

ARRL Logbook of the World Has An Updated File Mar 23 2017…

The ARRL  Logbook of the World had the following release today

Mar 23, 2017: Update to TQSL configuration file released (config.xml v11.0)

config.xml version 11.0 has been released.

This is an update release containing additions made since the release of config.xml 10.5

The changes in config.xml 11.0 are:

  • In the Modes enuramtion added entries for:
    • MSK144
    • QRA64
  • In the Satellite enumeration, added an entry  for:
    • “EO88”: Emirates OSCAR 88 (Nayif-1)
  • In the geographic enumerations used by TQSL when specifying station locations:
    • Added Primary Administrative Subdivisions (PAS) for Finland, Åland Islands and Märket Reef (kunta)