I am given to understand Mexican amateur radio operators have requested the following frequencies 7.060, 7.130, 14.120 be kept clear for emergency traffic as a result of the incoming hurricane. These nets will be held in Spanish
The ARRL has announced that FT8 Contacts will be allowed in the RTTY contest
The Salvation Army Emergency Radio Net will activate for Hurricane Willa.
Scouts gathered at their camp in Langley BC this past weekend for participation in JOTA. Scouts also gathered in Nanaimo and Gabriola Island.
There will be a broadcast via slow scan TV from the amateur radio station on the International Space Station on Oct 27 2108. For more information go to
The following information was issued by Logbook of The World and is added here in case you missed it ( Like I did !)
For those planning to use FT8 in the upcoming RTTY contest there will be a practice session held on Oct 24 2018. For all the information you need go to
Weekend #2 of the EME contest will be held Oct 27/28 2018. For all the information about this contest go to
The site below will take you to the latest information on the Hurricane
Forecasters are predicting Hurricane Willa will strike the west coast of Mexico early Monday morning The storm is currently a category 5 hurricane. Please ensure you HF frequency is clear before using it. Further information on any radio activity will be reported on receipt. For more information on the storm go to
A tsunami is not expected as a result of the 6.6 magnitude earthquake roughly 200 km west of Vancouver Island. The quake occurred at roughly 2230 hrs PDT.
ARES leaders… were you ready ????
2337 hrs PDT 21 OCT several more quakes have been reported in the immediate area. Still no tsunami warning or reports of damage