Useful Resources (Links to external information)

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 (Warning: Inaccurate!)
Driving in Alberta Information on Alberta’s Distracted Driving law.
Driving in Washington Using a wireless communications device while driving.
Driving in Oregon Operating motor vehicle while using mobile communication device.
BCARC Repeater List A 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 tool bar
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 prepare 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 A supplier of kits for emergency preparations.
F.A.S.T Limited A local supplier of first aid and emergency supplies.
Student Resources Many more links are available in the student resources section

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