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
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
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