RAC Bulletin 2012-054E – Two Commercial Operations Evicted from Two Meter Band

2012-09-08

RAC Bulletin 2012-054E – Two Commercial Operations Evicted from Two Meter Band
2012-09-07

Following investigation into several member complaints, the Radio Amateurs of Canada is pleased to announce that two cases of frequency incursion have been resolved.
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6.0 Mwp – KURIL ISLANDS

Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude 6.0 Mwp
Date-Time
  • 9 Sep 2012 05:39:20 UTC
  • 9 Sep 2012 17:39:20 near epicenter
  • 8 Sep 2012 21:39:20 standard time in your timezone
Location 49.473N 155.517E
Depth 56 km
Distances
  • 141 km (88 miles) SSW (198 degrees) of Severo-Kuril’sk, Kuril Islands, Russia
  • 450 km (280 miles) SSW (210 degrees) of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia
  • 1998 km (1241 miles) NE (35 degrees) of TOKYO, Japan
Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 19.5 km; Vertical 8.5 km
Parameters Nph = 468; Dmin = 432.9 km; Rmss = 0.72 seconds; Gp = 116°
M-type = Mwp; Version = 6
Event ID us c000cjd2

For updates, maps, and technical information, see:
Event Page
or
USGS Earthquake Hazards Program

National Earthquake Information Center
U.S. Geological Survey
http://neic.usgs.gov/

Weather Metars

Local Weather

The latest information from your favourite weather station

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[important]For Nanaimo try CWEL or CYCD

Vancouver try CYVR

Victoria try CYYJ

Find your METAR here : http://www.nws.noaa.gov/tg/siteloc.shtml

Bookmark http://weather.va7eca.ca/ to run this script whenever you want.

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Tropical Cyclone Information Statements

WOCN31 CWHX 071745
Tropical cyclone information statement updated by the Canadian
Hurricane Centre of Environment Canada at 1:48 PM ADT Friday
7 September 2012.
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Tropical cyclone information statement for:
      Labrador
      Newfoundland
      Nova Scotia
      Prince Edward Island.

      For tropical storm Leslie.
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TROPICAL CYCLONE for Eastern Canada

Date: Tue, 4 Sep 2012 16:05:01 +0000
From: Canadian Hurricane Centre
To: chc-ccpo-en
Subject: Information – Leslie – 2012-09-04 16:02:14 UTC

[notice]WOCN31 CWHX 041745
TROPICAL CYCLONE INFORMATION STATEMENT ISSUED BY THE CANADIAN
HURRICANE CENTRE OF ENVIRONMENT CANADA AT 1:01 PM ADT TUESDAY
4 SEPTEMBER 2012.[/notice]———————————————————————
TROPICAL CYCLONE INFORMATION STATEMENT FOR:
=NEW= ATLANTIC PROVINCES.
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Back to School!

The kids are back to school.  Please remember to keep a watchful eye out, and obey the posted signs & speed limits.

For more information on school zone safety please visit http://www.th.gov.bc.ca/key_initiatives/legislation/mvb-amend.htm#qa

[warning]Do you feel that you can get away with a couple over the limit? The tickets can be written at 31km/h with a cost ranging from $196 to $483. Think twice before you speed in a school zone![/warning]

Central Okanagen Emergency Communications Team

The emergency radio team in the Central Orkanagen has had a busy spring and will have a busy fall.  The spring activities includedthe installation of D-Star in their emergency operations centre, as well as  Unity 2012. Unity 2012 was a table top exercise held at the University of British Columbia- Central Okanagen.  There are more plans for exercises in the fall.  For a look at a very interesting and informative website go to

http://www.cordeoc.ca/