RAC Ontario Section Bulletin for May 1, 2010

RAC Ontario Section Bulletin for May 1, 2010

ONTARIO SECTION NEWS

1. CANWARN Training, May 15-19

CANWARN training will be offered for Sudbury on Saturday, May 15th,
9:30 a.m., at the Lionel E. Lalonde Centre, 239 Montee Principale,
Azilda.

On Sunday, May 16th, at 7 p.m. at the Waterfront Inn, 208 St.
Mary’s Drive in Sault Ste Marie.

On Monday, May 17th, at 7 p.m, at the Days Inn, 14 Mountjoy St.
South, in Timmins.

And on Wednesday, May 19th, at 7 p.m., at the Ontario Provincial
Police Communication Centre, 877 Gormanville Road, in North Bay.

If you plan to attend a CANWARN session, please confirm by email to
canwarn.ontarioregion (at) ec.gc.ca.

— Geoff Coulson, Environment Canada

2. Inter-County CANWARN Network

The new Inter-County CANWARN Network (ICCN) is being launched this
spring, and will be activated on the new Ontario Public Service IRLP
Reflector # 9030 during severe weather events that generate watches
and warnings issued by Environment Canada Toronto.

The purpose and benefit of this network will be to provide a
co-ordinated link between adjacent counties in the warned regions,
and to create a continuous path for the delivery of urgent weather
reports directly to the Toronto Weather Office using the online
reporting form or the dedicated landline number.

— Bob Gammon, VA3RX, Ontario ARES SEC


ITEMS OF INTEREST

3. WorldRadio Online

The May 2010 edition of WorldRadio Online magazine is live and posted
free at www.worldradiomagazine.com.

— Handi-Ham News

4. “Discover Homebrew” at Dayton

The Dayton Hamvention and the Midwest VHF/UHF Society will host a
“Discover Homebrew” demonstration area at the Dayton Hamvention, May
14-16 in Dayton, Ohio.

Located in booths 179, 180, 191, 192, and booths 203, 204, 215, and
216 in the North Hall, there will be 6 eight foot tables available to
accommodate many homebrewers simultaneously. AC power will be
provided, along with HF and possibly VHF antenna access. All you need
to do is bring your favorite home built project, set it up and
demonstrate it to anyone who is interested.

The only restriction is that no sales may be conducted from the demo
area. If you have commercial plans for your project, it is fine to go
ahead and talk about them.  For details, see www.hamvention.org.

— Amateur Radio Newsline

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Bulletin sent from Official Bulletin Manager Brad Rodriguez, VE3RHJ.
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