The British Columbia government this morning declared a provincial state of emergency due to the current wildfire situation. At this time there are in the area of 600 wildfires burning in the Province. To learn more go to
The Radio Amateurs of Canada have issued the following reminder
The Radio Amateurs of Canada have issued the following bulletin regarding their Amateur of the Year Award
For ARES folks and others I think you will find the article below rather interesting. The 4th paragraph is noteworthy
Thanks to all the members who turned out to participate in exercise Rescue on The Rock. A very large complex exercise that provided challenges. Great job by all involved.
The attached is a press release from Nanaimo Ground Search and Rescue on the planned activities of weekend of July 14 2018 on Vancouver Island. Although amateur radio is not specifically mentioned rest assured we will be there
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Issues have delayed the delivery of the July August 2018 edition of the Canadian Amateur Magazine
Some numbers from Japan and their recent flooding as a result of a typhoon. Numbers vary according to sources but here are some that are reported. These numbers are hard to imagine.
– 1.8 million ordered or urged to evacuate, more than 6% of the entire population
– 73,000 rescue personnel
– 126 killed,
– 11,200 households have no electricity, hundreds of thousands have no water
– 267,000 homes with water damage