Where Am I?

May 2, 2012 – VA3XPR Global 360 Net The theme for the May 2, 2012 VA3XPR Global 360 Net was a bit of twist from previous nets, as it featured a “Where Am I?” trivia contest. Participants were …

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2012 Walk So Kids Can Talk

The VA3XPR repeater sponsor, Don, VA3XFT, is supporting the 2012 Walk so Kids Can Talk fundraiser for the Kids Help Phone, Canada’s only toll-free, 24-hour, bilingual and anonymous phone counseling, web counseling and referral service for children and …

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Global 360 Net Time

Just a reminder to all that the Global 360 Net time is held at 14:00 UTC each Saturday. With the recent switch to Daylight Savings Time (DST), the net will begin an hour later in times zones that …

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Severe Weather Reporting in Canada

March 10, 2012 – VA3XPR Global 360 Net Guest Speaker: Ward Kennedy, VE3WGK, CANWARN Volunteer, Ontario Region Overview: Since severe weather is no a stranger to Canada, Environment Canada, in partnership with the Amateur Radio community, created CANWARN, …

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Canadian Distracted Driving Legislation

March 31, 2012 – VA3XPR Global 360 Net Guest Speaker: Geoff Bawden, VE4BAW, President, Radio Amateurs of Canada Overview: Distracted Driving Legislation has appeared in several Canadian provinces as a way of stemming unsafe driving practices, thereby reducing the …

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