Radio Relay International adds a new European DTN station: Jan, PA7O, in the Netherlands will be handling traffic for both
the Netherlands and Belgium.
Welcome aboard, Jan!
73 Dave WB2FTX
Eastern Area Digital Manager
Radio Relay International/Digital Traffic Network
For more information go to http://radio-relay.org/
The BC Government has extended the Provincial State of Emergency until Sept 1 2017. To read more go to
Environment Canada has issued new Special Weather Statements and Air Quality Statements for the eastern 2/3 of British Columbia. To see this information go to
There is a scheduled contact between the International Space Station and the Montreal Children’s Hospital Set for August 22 2017
ARISS Contact with Montreal Children’s Hospital on August 22 has been postponed
ARES folks in the Los Angles had a rather large Simulated Emergency Test only to be followed just hours later with a real emergency. To read more go to
The Hawaii QSO Party will be held August 26 2017. For all the information you need on this event go to
Environment Canada continues their air quality alerts for a good portion of the Province of BC. To learn more go to
The North Shore Amateur Radio will hold an Advanced Radio course AND a Morse Code commencing Sept 30 2017. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED BY AUGUST 30 2017 Here is the Notice
The V01BT repeater site suffered severe damage last winter but Doug Mercer reports
“Great day today at our VO1BT repeater site at Hawk Hill. Thanks to our climbers Chris and Joel and Aaron, Andrew and Dave on the ground. New tower and antennas are up and operational before the snow flies.”
We should add not only snow flying but hurricane season is also underway. Congratulations to all involved.
Interested in watching the solar eclipse ? Have a look at
Solar Eclipse 2017 update: Monday, August 21