It is not only your ARES unit that needs to train regularly. Training is ongoing at many levels as can be seen by the attachments below. ARES units need to train regularly and in BC that training needs to comply with the BC Emergency Management Protocols/ Principles.
Efficient and adequate training is necessary because as we all know ham radio will be there …. when all else fails.
UPDATE APRIL 23 2017 5PM THIS EVACUATION ORDER HAS BEEN RESCINDED
An evacuation order was issued on April 23 2017 in Salmon Arm as a result of slope instability caused by runoff. For more information go to
Evacuation Order: Salmon River Road; Columbia Shuswap Regional District; April 22, 2017 22:30
The fear of an earthquake has caused BC Hydro to take action on properties below their dam. The article below is nearly a year old, but the demolition started of all the homes that were in the way.. It has been an interesting story to follow to say the least.
The FCC has proposed a $400,000 fine against a person who made unauthorized transmissions on the New York City PD frequency. To read more about this event go to
The Valley Radio Club will hold their Eugene area swap meet on April 22 2017 at the Red Cross Building in Eugene. For more information go to
The Emergency Communications publication is suggesting the increase in hams in a result of heightened interest in ARES, To read the article go to
RAC Ontario South Director Phil McBride and his wife have travelled to VIMY Ridge to participate in the celebrations. To read more go to