Attached is a You Tube Video by a Washington Power Company. ARES Leaders a good training video and reminder. Especially when cell service is down !
With winter on the horizon it may be helpful to review the state of your generator. The article below will provide you with the needed information. Who knows when the grid will fail ?
An interesting story about the use of ham radio by government agencies in India.
RAC MarCom Director
An updated threat assessment of volcano’s has been issued by the USGS. Interestingly enough the local volcano’s fall in the very high threat category. To see the entire list go to page 8 of the report. The full report can be found at the url noted below. ARES Leaders, you may wish to review this information.
ARRL Emergency Preparedness Manager Mike Corey has advised there are portable radios ready for deployment as well as Hawaiian stations ready to assist. To read the report go to
The following information was issued by Logbook of The World and is added here in case you missed it ( Like I did !)
Scouts gathered at their camp in Langley BC this past weekend for participation in JOTA. Scouts also gathered in Nanaimo and Gabriola Island.
The Salvation Army Emergency Radio Net will activate for Hurricane Willa.
Are you interested in operating awards available from the Radio Amateurs of Canada ? If so the site below has all the information