AMATEUR RADIO CONTINUES WITH EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS IN NEPAL AND INDIA.

Amateur radio operators continue their work as they assist with rescue and recovery operations in the earthquake zone.  Amateur operators have assisted with status reports for in excess of 75 families. The following sites have been established to assist in the reunification process. Please ensure this information is forwarded if you know someone seeking information… Read More

SV NIRVANA SINKS, CREW RESCUED THANKS TO HAM RADIO AND THE GREAT WORK OF SOME FINE PEOPLE.

On April 8th 2015 the SV Nirvana ran into trouble and asked the Maritime Net for assistance. Shortly thereafter a MAYDAY was issued by Nirvana. Nirvana is at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean, but her crew is safe. To read the story of this rescue go to http://www.sailblogs.com/member/ortiz/?xjMsgID=354281#.VTq5Lkulwr8.facebook

NEPAL EARTHQUAKE INFORMATION – CHECK FREQUENCIES PLEASE

14.200 + or – is the area when amateurs are working trying to assist emergency operations in Nepal . These frequencies, in addition to those noted on a previous post with respect to the Chilean volcano should be avoided, if possible. If you can’t avoid the frequencies please make sure you are not interfering.  Your… Read More

VOLCANIC ACTION, CHECK FREQUENCIES PLEASE..

From the ARRL Amateur Radio Volunteers Activate Emergency Nets Following Chile Volcano Eruption Southern Chile’s Calbuco volcano erupted this week for the first time in more than 40 years, forcing the evacuation of an area of some 12 miles around the volcano. Approximately 5000 residents have been relocated, and ash has been reported from as… Read More

RAC BULLETIN – MEMBERS IN MANITOBA SUPPORTING STUDENT PROJECT.

Opportunity to connect with the first high altitude cross band amateur radio FM Repeater Friday April 24. RAC members in Manitoba are supporting High School ballon projects. The following announcement describes a balloon launch scheduled for Friday April 24. Radio amateurs are invited to use the cross band amateur repeater that will be flown. Additional… Read More

8TH ANNUAL EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS EVENT MAY 3RD 2015.,

The 8th Annual Emergency Preparedness Event will be held at the Juan de Fuca Senior Centre on Sunday May 3rd 2015. This will kick off emergency preparedness week. For more information contact Troy Mollin Lieutenant | Emergency Program Officer View Royal Fire Rescue 280 Island Hwy | Victoria B.C., V9B 1G5 Ph. 250-479-7322 | C.… Read More