The Comox Valley Amateur Radio Club Swap Meet will be held in Courtenay on April 1 2018. For more information go to
On Wednesday, March 21 at 1:55PM, Emergency Management BC will conduct a test of the BC Emergency Alerting System. This is part of a Canada-wide system – Alert Ready – that allows government officials to issue public safety alerts through major television and radio broadcasters. This system will only be used during large-scale disasters or emergencies where loss of life is imminent and possible.
An 80 year old ham had an “event” near the top of his tower. All ended well after the fire department attended.
The article noted below will give you information about a predicted solar storm for March 14 2018
A website that acts as a swap meet for radio equipment. Interesting
The start of Daylight Saving Time is Sunday March 11 2018. Remember to set your clocks AND CHANGE THE BATTERY IN THE SMOKE DETECTORS !
The Surrey Amateur Radio Club has published their March 2018 newsletter. To read this informative newsletter go to
Dave Bennett. VE7YJ, the net manager for the BC Public Service Net became a silent key on Feb 19 2018. Dave was a dedicated net manager who will be missed
The following information was received from the BCQP Coordinator
The log submission deadline for BCQP 2018 is coming up — March 5, 2018.
It would appear the issues with the ARRL Logbook of the World have been resolved. The following appears on the LOTW site