Durham Region and Worldwide Communications
Saturday , 13 July 2024
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Canadian amateur radio operator since 2007. Operating on the VHF/UHF bands and local repeaters in the Durham Region area. Husband and the father of four.

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Canadian Military to Launch 3-satellite System

Canadian military to launch 3-satellite system to track vessels. Canada is preparing to launch a group of three satellites to track ships near...

Amateur Radio

Meet KE1NZY, 10-Year Old Amateur Extra

On Sunday, December 2, 2018, at around 4:30 pm, Mackenzie Pooler (KE1NZY), a ten-year-old from Hudson, NH, turned in her Amateur Extra Exam...

Amateur RadioAstronomy-Space

ISS Fan Club Closing Down

ISS Fan Club closing down on January 1st 2019 After almost 17 years of service to the amateur radio community, the issfanclub.com site...

Amateur Radio

Santa Net Started Nov 23rd 2018 on 3.916 MHz

From: VA7MPGThis is year number 13 for this net. To learn more about the net For the 13th consecutive year, The 3916 Nets...

Amateur Radio

Limited Edition RAC 25th Anniversary Challenge Coin

The Radio Amateurs of Canada have issued the following bulletin with respect to the 25th Anniversary Challenge Coin For immediate release: https://wp.rac.ca/limited-edition-rac-25th-anniversary-challenge-coin/ In May 2018,...


November 28, 2018 Public Awareness Test

On November 28th at 1:55 PM local time (2:55 PM local time in Quebec), a test of the Alert Ready system will be...


A Day of Remembrance

The Ode of Remembrance They went with songs to the battle, they were young. Straight of limb, true of eyes, steady and aglow. They were...


Facebook – I Quit

Well after some thought, I shutdown my Facebook page.  There were a few reasons why I did, but the main reason was the...

Amateur Radio

UKube-1 falls silent

UKube-1, the UK Space Agency’s first CubeSat, was launched into space in July 2014. It completed its successful nominal mission fourteen month later...


Astronaut, Cosmonaut Safe in Wake of Soyuz Launch Failure

ARRL – A Russian Soyuz spacecraft crew launch to the International Space Station (ISS) suffered an emergency booster failure shortly after lift-off from Kazakhstan on...