1. India’s VO-52 Satellite Goes Dark

    India’s VO-52 Satellite Goes Dark

    From ARRL Headquarters, Newington, CT  July 22, 2014

    Despite efforts to keep the flagging VUSat OSCAR-52 (VO-52) Amateur
    Radio satellite in operation for a while longer, ground controllers
    have yielded to the nearly decade-old spacecraft’s failing
    technology and have permanently taken it out of service. Launched
    into low Earth orbit in 2005, the VO-52 microsatellite carried two
    Amateur Radio…

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  2. AGM 2014 - Reminder

    AGM 2014 – Reminder

    Reminder:

    We will be having our Annual General Meeting (AGM) on July 27th in New Westminster, BC.
    As previously mentioned, this AGM will be hosted by the Orca DX and Contest Club. It will be held in conjunction with the 59th annual Vancouver 2014 Pacific Northwest DX Convention which is being held at the same location. Notices have already been published in TCA/RACReport. All RAC members are…

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  3. EC, this is boring weather

    EC, this is boring weather

    Ok. Its raining. Where is the thunder and lightning. Come on EC. If I am going to get stuck in the house, at least make it interesting.

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  4. How horses are being used to help veterans deal with PTSD

    It is a world away from the dust, danger and stress of Afghanistan and other war zones.

    On a quiet ranch near Rice Lake, four veterans enter a corral with their spouses by their sides. Each couple approaches a horse and tentatively starts to groom.

    Conversations are subdued, calm, focused on the task at hand.

    Psychologist Jim Marland observes carefully, looking for insight through the human…

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  5. 13 first responders, 13 suicides, 10 weeks

    13 first responders, 13 suicides, 10 weeks


    Two more of Canada’s first responders killed themselves this week, bringing the total number of suicides by Canadian paramedics, firefighters, police officers, dispatchers and prison staff to 13 in roughly ten weeks.

    Nancy Nadeau, a police officer in the Quebec city of Levis, killed herse​​
    lf with her own service weapon on Tuesday, according to Le Journ

    al de Quebec.

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    VA3DBJ – CANWARN Spotter

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