17 DAYS UNTIL THE SHAKEOUT..

There are only 17 days until the Great BC Shakeout.  Have you registered your group yet? Only 12  radio groups in BC have registered for the event thus far.  This is an excellent event that allows you to check your emergency plan, your activation procedure, all without a lot of planning ( all the planning is done for you !)  It also provides an excellent venue for amateur radio to present to the public and show our abilities, equipment and commitment in the event of a crisis. For more information go to   http://shakeoutbc.ca/

WHAT IS THE IARU

General Assembly ? IARU Region 2
Press Release # 1
The XVIII General Assembly of IARU Region 2 started on Monday,
September 23, in Cancun, Mexico.

The International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) is the world federation
of national amateur radio organizations. It is formed by more than 160
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WEATHER WARNINGS FOR SEPT 28/29 2013

As of 1500 hrs Saturday Sept 28th BC Ferries have cancelled some sailings, there are power outages reported in various locations and flood warnings have been issued in Washington state. Another weather system is scheduled to arrive later this evening. Please ensure you check your local weather.

IARU REGION 2 MEETINGS

The following stat was delivered at the IARU Region 2 conference on Sept.24th.  If over 1200 earthquakes doesn’t make you think about being prepared for an emergency I am not sure what will ……

“Over 1279 earthquakes in Pacific NW over last year. Major concern for disaster communications.”