QST Contributing Editor and ham radio humorist John G. “Jack”
Troster, W6ISQ, of Atherton, California, died January 11. He was 93.
“While his contributions to QST were not limited to fiction, Jack
will always be remembered for some of the most humorous pieces ever
to be written about Amateur Radio,” said ARRL CEO David Sumner,
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ARES members, do you know what the BC Emergency Response Management System is? The website below will take you to all the documentation. This will give you an understanding of the Provincial response and help you with the your local response plans.
Military Reserve Units will be conducting an earthquake drill in Vancouver. The probability of an earthquake is real on the coast. This is yet another of example of why we need to be prepared. What have you done for your family and yourself? When was the last time your ARES unit participated in a SET?
Be part of the solution; be prepared.
For more information on the drill go to
If you are looking for a website that will provide emergency information on events in British Columbia have a look at
ARES members need to be available. For that to happen in a timely manner you need to be prepared so your family is safe and looked after while you are assisting others. This site has useful information.
There will be a full volume Colliery Dam siren test today January 15th at 1030am. This test will last several minutes. There is no action required by the public. THIS IS ONLY A TEST OF THE SIRENS
W1AW is on the move. They are now in Nebraska. At 1630PST, January 14th 2014 they could be found on 14.245 Mhz.. Good luck with the pileup !
Antique Radio Classified Magazine has announced it will resume publication, with some changes. For all the information go to
A report of a Russian over the horizon radar signal has been reported in Europe on twenty meters. IARU Region 1 is monitoring. For more information go to
The Shaftsbury High Altitude Robotics Project has received grants from RAC and the Winnipeg Amateur Radio Club. For more information go to