Useful Resources (Links to external information)

Please note that external resources change and some of these links may be out of date. Please report any broken links to the webmaster.

Distracted Driving Amateur Radio and Distracted Driving Legislation
Motor Vehicle Act Part 3.1 — Use of Electronic Devices While Driving
B.C. Reg. 308/2009 Use of Electronic Devices While Driving Regulations
Driving in BC Guide from Ministry of Justice: Use of Electronic Devices While Driving
Driving in Alberta Information on Alberta’s Distracted Driving law.
Distracted Driving in Washington State

Revised Legislation in Washington State

Seatle times guide to using a wireless communications device while driving.

Revised legislation effective July 2017

Driving in Oregon Operating motor vehicle while using mobile communication device.
BCARC Repeater List A comprehensive list of repeaters in Vancouver and the Fraser Valley.
Vancouver Island
Southern Interior
Caribou
IPARN is off the air but there are at least 3 major linking projects in BC.
Ham Tool Bar Contests, propagation plus more toolbar
RAC BC Section Manager A blog containing useful information on Amateur Radio curated by the RAC BC Section Manager (VA7MPG).
Coastal Ham Radio A blog containing useful information on Amateur Radio South of the Fraser curated by Gord (VE7FKY).
STM32-SDR A Software Defined Radio (SDR) project led by Dave (VE7PKE) and being built by DARS members
FiveDash Inc. This is the source of the SoftRock RXTX Ensemble HF Transceiver used in conjunction with the above SDR kit.
WB6DHW UHF SDR This is the source of the UHF SDR Transceiver as an alternative for use in conjunction with the above SDR kit.
Kx3 Operating Notes Notes on members experiences operating the Kx3 (courtesy of VE7OSK)
Emergency Preparations A guide to preparing for surviving a major earthquake.
The Sustainable Region A video on emergency preparation.
Pacific First Aid A local supplier of first aid and emergency supplies.
QuakeKare
Be Prepared
USA suppliers of kits for emergency preparations.
72 Hours
QuakeKit
FAST Limited
Canadian suppliers of kits for emergency preparations.
Student Resources Many more links are available in the student resources section

Suggestions for additional links to resources are welcome. Please contact us.