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 ?
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
The folks at Hamvention are looking for nominees for their 2019 awards. To learn more about the various awards 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
Continue reading “Radio Operators Don’t Quit…. they adapt”
The Nanaimo Amateur Radio Association will hold an advanced radio course in January 2019. For all the information you need go to
The annual RAC Winter Contest will be held Dec 29th 2018
If you live in BC here are some definitions the Government of BC uses in times of crisis or emergency. ARES leaders this is good information for public displays etc.
The US FCC has found an unlicensed FM station in California. This station was being operated by a US Ham. To read more go to
Thanks to all who participated in JOTA 2018. A reported 36% increase in participation. This is only good news for the hobby