Month: April 2019

VE1SM – Peter Hebb

With regret, I wish to inform you of the passing of Peter/VE1SM, His obituary can be viewed at A tribute can also be found on

S.M.A.R.T. 19 Recap

The 4th annual Symposium for Maritime Amateur Radio Technicians (SMART) was held Saturday April 27th 2019 at the Dr. Carson & Marion Murray Community Center in Springhill NS. Doors opened at 7am for the volunteers, presenters and vendors and soon…

Good News! has been without an admin for the Atlantic provinces for quite some time. I am now the admin for NS, NB, and PEI! Take a look at repeaterbook for your area and report any errors or omissions.…

IO5CNPP Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant

An interesting one for the logbook. The Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant will be activated on the HF bands in SSB and CW modes from April 21 to May 5. For more information visit

VE9RN – Russell Nixon

With regret, I wish to inform you of the passing of Russell/VE9RN, His obituary can be viewed at

Advanced course in Fredericton

The Fredericton Amateur Radio Club will run a course to help you earn your Advanced Certificate of Proficiency in Amateur Radio. The cost of the course is $100. This includes the course textbook, Coax Publications’ Canadian Amateur Radio Advanced Qualification…

123 Users!

We are still growing slowly but surely reaching 123 users! I hope we can break 300 as on the old Atlantic Amateur site! Remember to tell your friends. If you have any suggestion for content you’d like to see on…