On May 24 2018 a sailor in Mexican waters issued a call for assistance via ham radio. This call was answered by the Maritime Mobile Service Network Net. Information was relayed by net control and assistance was provided to the sailor. To read the entire story go to
A preliminary report of the response to Tsunami warnings by Port Alberni residents is encouraging. These Vancouver Island folks have been through a tsunami before so they know the danger. To learn more go to
The following bulletin has been issued by the Radio Amateurs of Canada
The Radio Amateurs of Canada have released the following bulletin in reference to the 2018 Field Day event
If you interested in becoming familiar with and using the National Traffic System the website below has a handbook that will get you started. In addition, there is other interesting information on the site
The Radio Amateurs of Canada have announced their Challenge Coin to commemorate the organizations 25th Anniversary
RAC MarCom Director
The Vancouver Emergency Operations Centre has been activated to assist with issues arising from current and predicted levels of the Fraser River as the flooding issues in BC continue.
The southern interior of BC is flooding. Over 2 million sandbags deployed, over two thousand people evacuated and a total of 22 evacuation orders/alerts in place. In the northern part of the Province fire is the concern. Make sure you maintain contact with local media especially if you are travelling in these areas.
Multiple Emergency Operations Centres remain active in BC as flooding continues. Please ensure you listen to your local media as situations change. Check your local government website for updates. The site below may be of some assistance in finding those websites.