Ontario Section Bulletin for Week June 13

RAC Ontario Section Bulletin for June 11, 2011

This is V__3____, Official Bulletin Station for Radio Amateurs of
Canada, with this week's bulletin

NATIONAL NEWS

ONTARIO SECTION NEWS

1. Killarney District ARES report

Manitoulin/North Shore ARES has added Pat Dopson VE3HZQ, as an
Assistant Emergency Coordinator, in charge of technical matters. The
group has been asked to assist the organizers of an Air Show that is
to be held on Manitoulin Island in September. 

On May 29 some members of Sudbury ARES and the Sudbury radio club
provided emergency communications during the annual MS Walk. Thanks
go to VE3's VPD, SNA, and WMJ; VA3AJV;  and to VE3's
TXO and DUW who provided bicycle rover coverage along the walk route.

-- Stiig Larsen, VE3LBX, DEC Killarney District

2. Eastern Ontario ARES Report

The Ottawa ARES / EMRG group was notified on May 19th of a city low
water advisory due to a failure of a major water pipe.  As part of
their contingency planning, the City Office of Emergency Management
asked if Ottawa ARES / EMRG would be able to provide communications
between water distribution points.  The group is prepared but has not
yet been activated.

-- Michael Hickey VE3IPC, DEC Eastern Ontario

3. Submitting Bulletin Items

Amateur Radio groups in Ontario that wish to announce upcoming
events, or report on their activities, are invited to send brief
items to the Official Bulletin Manager email address,
obm (at) ve3rhj.net.

-- Brad Rodriguez, VE3RHJ, OBM

ITEMS OF INTEREST

4. VC9M Special Event

From June 25 to July 25, including Field Day, special event station
VC9M will be active to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the
Moncton Area Amateur Radio Club, Inc. QSL via VE9EMM.  For more
information visit www.maarc.ca

-- RAC Special Events Database

5. NIST Time Widget

The U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology, who operate
WWV, also have an on-line time widget,  which  displays both the
accurate time and your Internet delay.  See it at
www.time.gov/widget.html

-- ARRL Contest Update

This concludes this week's bulletin. Does anyone require repeats or
clarifications?
Hearing none, This is V__3____ returning the frequency to net control.

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Bulletin sent from Official Bulletin Manager Brad Rodriguez, VE3RHJ.
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