BC QSO Party 2014 2014-01-26 Hello everyone near and far, BCQP 2014 is coming up this weekend: 1600z Feb 1 to 0400z Feb 2. Exchange BC stations give RS(T) + federal electoral district Out-of-BC stations give RS(T) + province/state/DX BC stations, you can contact anyone anywhere. Q potential is huge, especially if you CQ. Stations […]
Radio Amateurs of Canada applauds 60 meter band frequency allocations! Industry Canada has announced that a number of specific frequencies within the 60 meter high frequency band have been approved for amateur radio use as RAC advocated. A total of five specific frequencies within the 5 MHZ band have been allocated, 5332 kHz, 5348 kHz, […]
VE3LML wins kudos from U.S. Coast Guard. 2014-01-16 Mr. Herb Hilgenberg (VE3LML) was presented in December with the United States Coast Guard’s Meritorious Public Service Award. An American Coast Guard spokesman said it was the first time he remembers the award going to a Canadian.
IARU President and RAC member appointed Queen’s Counsel 2014-01-06 Every two years, it is tradition in the province of Alberta that selected lawyers be recognized for their outstanding contributions to the legal profession or in public life by being appointed as Queen’s Counsel. On the December 31th announcement from Attorney General Jonathan Denis, Q.C, that […]
Industry Canada rolls out New Amateur Radio Exam Generator and Updated Question Bank 2014-03-06 Today, March 6th, Industry Canada released a new set of amateur radio exam questions based on recommendations made by RAC and launched a new exam generator. “This is good news that we were eagerly anticipating. “ Says Geoff Bawden, VE4BAW, President […]