(From the desk of Ken Clarke VE7BC)
The New Westminster Hyack International Parade is on Saturday, May 25.
Operators assigned to the assembly area and parade officials will start communications at 08:00 and those assigned to points along the parade route will start a little later. The event starts at 10:30 with the Vancouver Police Motorcycle Drill Team and the parade follows. We are usually all done by around 13:00. Continue reading
Neil King, VA7DX, shares his ham radio story that began as a kid when is father introduced him to the Morse code. Continue reading
ARRL report on a survey by Club Log’s Michael Wells G7VJR that shows significant growth in the use of WSJT FT8 during 2018 Continue reading
Croatian operators from the Radio Club Marjan (9A1CBM) and Radioclub Kastilac (9A1CIG) will use the special callsign, TO19A, between April 27th and May 8th. Continue reading
CryptoVibes reports amateur radio was used to send Bitcoin from Toronto to Michigan on 7.077 MHz using the digital mode JS8Call
The transfer was made on February 12 between radio amateurs @nvk in Toronto and Sam Patterson @SamuelPatt in Michigan (MI).
This is believed to be the first transfer of a Bitcoin across national borders using amateur radio.
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(As seen from Southgate ARC)
Considering the snow we got yesterday plus their saying we’re in for another big one today let’s play it safe and we will cancel tomorrow’s coffee for this month and we will see you all on March 12.
Please spread the word.
CBC reports thieves steal specialized amateur radio callsign licence plates right off their vehicles
There’s a different kind of pirate radio situation unfolding in Corner Brook. Continue reading
Telegraphy class from the 1930’s at King Edward High School.
A large hole in the sun’s atmosphere is facing Earth and spewing a stream of solar wind in our direction. Continue reading