It was with sadness that the passing of Bill Foster VE7WW, of Kamloops, BC. is announced. Bill worked very hard to ensure the Kamloops area emergency traffic was handled properly. A truly nice man, Bill will be missed.
Below is a post on this site from last February
Congratulations to Bill Foster, VE7WWW, from Kamloops BC. Bill received an Outstanding Service Award from Emergency Management British Columbia. Bill is one of the mainstays in the Provincial Regional Emergency Operations Centre Radio Room in Kamloops. Congratulations Bill and thanks for all your work over the years.
The Halifax Amateur Radio Club Newsletter , the Reflector, May edition is now available. To read this edition go to
Sam Ritchie VA7IX will be the host of the noted event to be held May 26 from 11 am until 3 pm at the #2 Errington Fire Hall 1930 Errington Road. Talk in freqs. 145.370 with 100 or 141.3..or 442. 275 plus and a 136.5 VA7IX
Norway will now allow 2×1 call signs for individual amateurs. This has been an ongoing discussion between the contesting community and the regulator. To learn more go to
Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for the southern and south east portion of the Province. To see this statement go to
The ARRL has announced this competition which closes in Sept 2018. To find out more about this go to
Hams on the Big Island in Hawaii have established two informal nets. There have been no reported communications failure as a result of the volcano, but frequencies are being monitored as a precaution.
The Vancouver Emergency Operations Centre has been activated to assist with issues arising from current and predicted levels of the Fraser River as the flooding issues in BC continue.
CQ World Wide DX Contest new scoring didn’t work out to well . They will be going back to the old system and rescoring the old method