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
Environment Canada has indicated the Maritimes will be taking a direct hit from Tropical Storm Chris on Wednesday July 11 2018.
ARES in the US will see some changes in training and reporting in the coming year. Online training and no paper reporting are included. To learn more go to
RAC MarCom Director
Are you interesting in participating in the RAC Canada Day Contest ? Here is all the information you need
If you are looking for any information regarding the 2018 Field Day event this site will probably have the information you are looking for. Enjoy Field Day
It appears there is a thought to use underwater fibre optic cables to detect earthquakes
The following article notes weather events that occurred near mid Vancouver Island on Sunday June 10 2018. More evidence of changing weather patterns
On May 24 2018 a sailor in Mexican waters issued a call for assistance via ham radio. This call was answered by the Maritime Mobile Service Network Net. Information was relayed by net control and assistance was provided to the sailor. To read the entire story go to