The folks at Hamvention are looking for nominees for their 2019 awards. To learn more about the various awards go to
On Dec 5 2018 a tsunami struck Vanuatu. It moved over 200 metres inland past the beach, Always ensure you move inland and to high ground. To learn more about this event and the tsunami zones in BC go to
ARES leaders, do you have a plan for a tsunami event ?
60m and 6m are now available to Turkish Amateur Radio Operators.
It appears the receiver on the newly launched satellite is having difficulties. Efforts are underway to find a fix. For more information go to
The newest version of WSJT-X has now been released, Just a HEADS UP. The new version and the old version cannot talk to each other. You will need to upgrade. For all the information you need go to
Environment Canada has issued wind warnings for the BC Coast. As always monitor your local media for updates. To see the warnings go to
The 2018 QST Antenna Design Contest winners have been announced. Congratulation to all including those in the honourable mention category. To learn more go to
The air traffic controllers had to abandon the tower after the recent earthquake. Their secondary location was also unavailable. Like all good radio operators they didn’t quit, they adapted. The article below from Alaska media is interesting
My apologies I missed this earlier
***NEW NET TIME***
Starting tonight, Monday November 19th, 2018, we will start holding our weekly net at 19:30 local time on the VE6TBC repeater (- 146.940 Tone 100 Hz).
A review of the study conducted for the BC Government last year was not what was hoped for. On 13% of those surveyed reported they had a complete emergency plan.