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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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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...


Ontario Taking Immediate Action to Replace the Province’s Crumbling Public Safety Radio Network

RELEASE – Ontario’s Government for the People is taking immediate action to keep Ontarians safe and protect communities by replacing the province’s crumbling...


Google to shut down Google+

The Guardian – Google to shut down Google+ after failing to disclose user data leak. Company didn’t disclose leak for months to avoid...

Amateur Radio

Simulated Emergency Test: October 2018

Date: Saturday, October 13 Note: In Ontario the Simulated Emergency Test will be held on Saturday, October 13 but at Emergency Operations Centres...

Amateur Radio

Amateur Radio Volunteers in Indonesia Link Earthquake Zone with Outside World

ARRL – Following a devastating 7.7-magnitude earthquake and tsunami in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, on September 28, members of International Amateur Radio Union (IARU)...

Amateur Radio

FCC Grants Temporary Request to Permit PACTOR 4 Use in Hurricane Relief

FCC Grants ARRL Temporary Waiver Request to Permit PACTOR 4 Use in Hurricane Relief ARRL – The FCC has granted an ARRL request for...

Amateur Radio

IARU Focuses on WRC-19 Preparation and Succession Planning

The Administrative Council (AC) of the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) held its annual in-person meeting on September 8 and 9, 2018 in...