Brett Garrett (VE7GM) has become a silent key. He was an active member of the club for the last 10 years. Recently he moved to Green Lake and was less involved in regular club activities but he was insistent on remaining a member and remotely participating in the weekly net. A very good memorial story can be found on the Surrey Club's website at: https://ve7sar.blogspot.com/2018/08/remembering-brett-garrett-ve7gm-sk.html
The NSARC (North Shore Amateur Radio Club) is giving a Basic Amateur Radio course in January 2018.
Classes are on Six Saturdays starting Jan 6 through Feb 10, 9:30 to 1pm
Cost is $130
see here for details: http://www.nsarc.ca/training/basic/basic_poster_2018v2.pdf
The BC Government has released an updated bulletin regarding distracted driving and the use of Amateur Radios. It clarifies the devices and how they are secured quite well. Click the link and print the document to keep in your vehocle.
Delta Amateur Radio Society has scheduled the next Basic Radio Course starting on January 16. Classes will be held on over four weeks on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 7:00 until 9:00 pm and Saturday mornings from 9:00 am until 12:00 noon.
Further information and register is available on our website at http://deltaamateurradio.com/wp/?page_id=384.
Distracted driving regulations continue to be an area of interest for many Canadian Radio Amateurs. These regulations are made and enforced by provincial governments and can vary considerably from province to province and over time. Radio Amateurs of Canada has prepared a list of links to current regulations in all provinces that have established them. They can be found at: http://wp.rac.ca/distracted-driving-regulations-update/