– Distracted Driving Bulletin: New Brunswick confirms
exemption for Ham Radio Operators.
The Radio Amateurs of Canada are today announcing confirmation that the New
Brunswick Government has tabled new legislation to provide an exemption to that
province’s distracted driving law for amateur radio operators. The announcement was
made Continue reading “– Distracted Driving Bulletin: New Brunswick confirms exemption for Ham Radio Operators”
W1AW portable operations will occur from New Mexico, Tennessee and Guam starting March 19th 2014. Good luck with your contacts.
Radio Amateurs of Canada (RAC) has been made aware that an important announcement will be made at the Gallery of the Legislature (706 Queen St, Fredericton, NB) at 1:00PM on Tuesday 18th of March.
RAC was apprised in advance by Troy Lifford, Minister of Justice and MLA for Fredericton-Nashwaaksis that this will be news of high interest for hams and that all amateur radio operators in the area are invited to attend the session.
“We are hopeful New Brunswick will recognize the value of amateur radio operators to our province by eliminating the ban on mobile radio operations. The lifting of the ban will enhance public safety and bring New Brunswick in line with the rest of Canada.” stated Len Morgan VE9MY Deputy Director for the Atlantic Region.
There has been a concerted effort by RAC, local amateur radio clubs and amateur radio operators in New Brunswick, to have the ban on mobile radio operations lifted.
Len Morgan, VE9MY, RAC Deputy Director – Atlantic Region.
UC Berkley will have a special event station March 28th as part of their centennial celebration. This will all happen March 21-28 2014. For more info go to
The Mellish Reef DXpedition is moving forward. All their equipment arrived in Australia and the advance team arrives tomorrow. For all the details go to
XZ1Z is active from Myanmar. For the latest information go to
Congratulations to all the participants of the Sochi Paralympics . The medal count is only part of it. Thanks to all involved for a great effort and a job well done .
For those hams active with the Canadian Forces Affiliated Radio System your service goes unrecognized by many I say thank you for your time and efforts. For those that serve in the regular and reserve forces I again say thank you . It is also most important not to forget those lost in Afghanistan. Our military commitment in that country ended on March 12 2014. Thanks also go to CBC for your efforts to make sure we don’t forget