LET THIS SERVE AS A REMINDER. WE ENJOY THE EXEMPTION..

Amateur operators in BC currently enjoy the exemption under the distracted driving legislation.  Some folks are still fighting this battle. We must ensure that this exemption is not abused.  Remember hand held radio  (portables) are NOT exempt from the legislation.  To see more about the Vermont folks and their battle go to

http://vtdigger.org/2014/02/21/ham-radio-operators-seek-exemption-hand-held-cellphone-ban/

More Cube Sats Launched From ISS on Feb 25th 27th& 28th 2014

The launch of about a dozen new cubesats from the ISS is scheduled to occur on Tuesday Feb 25th. If all goes to plan the launch on the 25th will be on commercial frequencies while the launch on the 28 will contain amateur frequencies. Launches on the 27th will be Japanese amateur cubsats. For more information on id’s and frequencies go to

http://www.arrl.org/news/more-cubesats-expected-to-deploy-from-iss-this-week