The start of Daylight Saving Time is Sunday March 11 2018. Remember to set your clocks AND CHANGE THE BATTERY IN THE SMOKE DETECTORS !
The Surrey Amateur Radio Club has published their March 2018 newsletter. To read this informative newsletter go to
Dave Bennett. VE7YJ, the net manager for the BC Public Service Net became a silent key on Feb 19 2018. Dave was a dedicated net manager who will be missed
The following information was received from the BCQP Coordinator
The log submission deadline for BCQP 2018 is coming up — March 5, 2018.
It would appear the issues with the ARRL Logbook of the World have been resolved. The following appears on the LOTW site
The ARRL reports they are dealing with some issues with their log book of the world sending error messages. They are working on the issue.
Once again we are reminded of the damage earthquakes do. Mexico suffered a 7.5 earthquake on Feb 16 2018. The url below has interesting information about the quake and the results.
Congratulations to Bill Foster, VE7WWW, from Kamloops BC. Bill received an Outstanding Service Award from Emergency Management British Columbia. Bill is one of the mainstays in the Provincial Regional Emergency Operations Centre Radio Room in Kamloops. Congratulations Bill and thanks for all your work over the years.
A 7 minute you tube on Ham radio in Hawaii. Recent events have brought ham radio to the forefront again
D Start One Phoenix was launched Feb 1 2018 from Russia. To learn more including the frequencies in use go to